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Celtics-Cavaliers First-Round Schedule Announced

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The Celtics and Cavs will begin their Eastern Conference Quarterfinals series on Sunday. David Richard/USA Today Sports


The NBA playoff series between the seventh-seeded Celtics and LeBron James' second-seeded Cleveland Cavaliers will begin on Sunday afternoon in a nationally televised game on ABC at 3 p.m. ET.

The NBA released the complete first-round schedule early Thursday morning, which includes times and broadcast information.

Game 1 - Sun. April 19, Boston at Cleveland, 3:00 PM, ABC/R
Game 2 - Tue. April 21, Boston at Cleveland, 7:00 PM, TNT
Game 3 - Thu. April 23, Cleveland at Boston, 7:00 PM, TNT
Game 4 - Sun. April 26, Cleveland at Boston, 1:00 PM, ABC
Game 5 * - Tue. April 28, Boston at Cleveland, TBD
Game 6 * - Thu. April 30, Cleveland at Boston, TBD
Game 7 * - Sat. May 2, Boston at Cleveland , TNT

* - If necessary.

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