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2017 NBA Playoffs: Pacers vs. Cavaliers round one schedule set

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The Pacers earned their playoff spot on the last night of the regular season, now they are looking forward to playing the Cavs.

NBA: Indiana Pacers at Cleveland Cavaliers Ken Blaze-USA TODAY Sports

After finally making the playoffs, the Pacers have a tough task ahead of them starting on Saturday afternoon when they tip off the the NBA playoffs against LeBron James and the Cleveland Cavaliers at Quicken Loans Arena.

Following the win on Wednesday, Paul George said he is looking forward to matching up with LeBron once again in the playoffs. James will play Saturday on a full week of rest after sitting out Cleveland’s final two regular season games.

LBJ will flip the switch to playoff mode, but that first game may be the Pacers chance to steal one in Cleveland as the rest of the Cavs also have to flip the switch. The Pacers will maintain their game rhythm which has them feeling quite good heading into Game 1. This was a topic on the latest Locked on Pacers episode, so check it out below.

Here is the full series schedule:

(2) Cleveland Cavaliers vs. (7) Indiana Pacers

  • Game 1 – Sat. April 15 Indiana at Cleveland, 3 p.m., ABC/R
  • Game 2 – Mon. April 17 Indiana at Cleveland, 7 p.m., TNT/R
  • Game 3 – Thu. April 20 Cleveland at Indiana, 7 p.m., TNT
  • Game 4 – Sun. April 23 Cleveland at Indiana, 1 p.m., ABC/R
  • Game 5 * Tue. April 25 Indiana at Cleveland, TBD
  • Game 6 * Thu. April 27 Cleveland at Indiana, TBD
  • Game 7 * Sat. April 29 Indiana at Cleveland, TBD, TNT