Dec 1, 2013; Miami, FL, USA; Miami Heat small forward LeBron James (6) is defended by Charlotte Bobcats shooting guard Gerald Henderson in the second half at American Airlines Arena. The Heat won 99-98. Mandatory Credit: Robert Mayer-USA TODAY Sports

NBA Playoffs: Eastern Conference Matchups Set


The Miami Heat will play the Charlotte Bobcats in the first round of the NBA Playoffs. The first game is Sunday at 3:30 PM ET and will be broadcast on ABC.

With the regular season wrapped up, the Eastern Conference playoff matchups are set. They are:

Indiana Pacers (1) vs. Atlanta Hawks (8)
Chicago Bulls (4) vs. Washington Wizards (5)
Toronto Raptors (3) vs. Brooklyn Nets (6)
Miami Heat (2) vs. Charlotte Bobcats (7)

The Wizards and Bulls will play Sunday along with the Heat and Bobcats. That tipoff is set for 7 PM on TNT. Brooklyn at Toronto and Atlanta at Indiana are set for Saturday on ESPN.

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