As April showers turn to May flowers, nothing goes better with the warmer temperatures than basketball.

The 2011 NBA playoff first round schedules were released today for the East and West conferences. Though the broadcasting times are not set in stone, check out the scheduled matchups below. What are your predictions?

EASTERN CONFERENCE

Bulls vs. Pacers

Game 1: Sat., April 16 in Chicago, 1 p.m ET, ESPN

Game 2: Mon., April 18 in Chicago, 9:30 p.m., TNT

Game 3: Thu., April 21 in Indiana, TBD, NBA TV

Game 4: Sat., April 23 in Indiana, TBD, TNT

Game 5: Tue., April 26 in Chicago (if needed)

Game 6: Thu., April 28 in Indiana (if needed)

Game 7: Sat., April 30 in Chicago (if needed)

Heat vs. 76ers

Game 1: Sat., April 16 in Miami, 3:30 p.m., ABC

Game 2: Mon., April 18 in Miami, 7 p.m., TNT

Game 3: Thu., April 21 in Philadelphia, TBD, TNT

Game 4: Sun., April 24 in Philadelphia, 1 p.m., ABC

Game 5: Wed., April 27 in Miami (if needed)

Game 6: Fri., April 29 in Philadelphia (if needed)

Game 7: Sun., May 1 in Miami (if needed)

Celtics vs. Knicks

Game 1: Sun., April 17 in Boston, 7 p.m., TNT

Game 2: Tue., April 19 in Boston, 7 p.m., TNT

Game 3: Fri., April 22 in New York, TBD, ESPN

Game 4: Sun., April 24 in New York, 3:30 p.m., ABC

Game 5: Tue., April 26 in Boston, TBD

Game 6: Fri., April 29 in New York, TBD

Game 7: Sun., May 1 in Boston, TBD

Orlando vs. Atlanta

Game 1: Sat., April 16 in Orlando, 7 p.m., ESPN

Game 2: Tue., April 19 in Orlando, 7:30 p.m., NBA TV

Game 3: Fri., April 22 in Atlanta, TBD, ESPN2

Game 4: Sun., April 24 in Atlanta, 7 p.m., TNT

Game 5: Tue., April 26 in Orlando, TBD

Game 6: Thu., April 28 in Atlanta, TBD

Game 7: Sat., April 30 in Orlando, TBD, TNT

WESTERN CONFERENCE

Spurs vs. Grizzlies

Game 1: Sun., April 17 in San Antonio, 1 p.m. ET, TNT

Game 2: Wed., April 20 in San Antonio, 8:30 p.m., NBA TV

Game 3: Sat., April 23 in Memphis, 7:30 p.m., ESPN

Game 4: Mon., April 25 in Memphis, TBD

Game 5: Wed., April 27 in San Antonio, TBD

Game 6: Fri., April 29 in Memphis, TBD

Game 7: Sun., May 1 in San Antonio, TBD

Lakers vs. Hornets

Game 1: Sun., April 17 in L.A., 3:30 p.m., ABC

Game 2: Wed., April 20 in L.A.,10:30 p.m., TNT

Game 3: Fri., April 22 in New Orleans, 9:30 p.m., ESPN

Game 4: Sun., April 24 in New Orleans, 9:30 p.m., TNT

Game 5: Tue., April 26 in L.A.. TBD

Game 6: Thu., April 28 in New Orleans, TBD

Game 7: Sat., April 30 in L.A., TBD, TNT

Mavericks vs. Blazers

Game 1: Sat., April 16 in Dallas, 9:30 p.m., ESPN

Game 2: Tue., April 19 in Dallas, 9:30 p.m., TNT

Game 3: Thu., April 21 in Portland, 10:30 p.m., TNT

Game 4:  Sat., April 23 in Portland, 5 p.m., TNT

Game 5: Mon., April 25 in Dallas, TBD

Game 6: Thu., April 28 in Portland, TBD

Game 7: Sat., April 30 in Dallas, TBD, TNT

Thunder vs. Nuggets

Game 1: Sun., April 17 in Oklahoma City, 9:30 p.m., TNT

Game 2: Wed., April 20 in Oklahoma City, 8 p.m., TNT

Game 3: Sat., April 23 in Denver, 10 p.m., ESPN

Game 4: Mon., April 25 in Denver, 10:30 p.m., TNT

Game 5: Wed., April 27 in Oklahoma City, TBD

Game 6: Fri., April 29 in Denver, TBD

Game 7: Sun., May 1 in Oklahoma City, TBD

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