NBA Playoffs 2016: Schedule, Game Times and Predictions for 1st-Round Bracket

April 17th, 2016 by Mike Norris Leave a reply »

The NBA playoffs are back.

Four games kicked off the slate on Saturday with two blowouts, two close contests and an upset.

LeBron James has yet to hit the court, but there was plenty of star power on the hardwood Saturday with Stephen Curry, Kevin Durant and Russell Westbrook proving why they are some of the best players in the league.

The Warriors were in domination mode but had to be holding their breath when Curry left the game with an injury. 

The Boston Celtics nearly erased a 19-point deficit to earn a road victory, and the Oklahoma City Thunder shut down any questions regarding the fourth quarter by leading the Dallas Mavericks by 42 through three quarters.

Here's a look at schedules, game times and predictions for every remaining series of the first round.



(1) Cleveland Cavaliers vs. (8) Detroit Pistons

The Pistons are in the playoffs for the first time since 2009, but don't expect their stay to last long.

Center Andre Drummond (16.2 PPG, 14.8 RPG) has had a great season for Detroit, but the Pistons roster is ...

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