The NBA regular season is over and now it’s time for the real games to begin.
The playoffs kick off this weekend, as the NBA released its postseason schedule late Wednesday evening.
The 2019 #NBAPlayoffs are set!
Games begin on Saturday, April 13th. pic.twitter.com/4ERS0ZeywQ
— NBA (@NBA) April 11, 2019
As the second seed in the Eastern Conference, the Toronto Raptors (58-24) have drawn the seventh-seed Orlando Magic (42-40) in the first round. It’s an interesting matchup for the Raptors, as they split the season series (2-2) with the Magic this season – though one of those losses came without Kawhi Leonard in the lineup.
Game 1 goes Saturday in Toronto.
Here’s the full NBA playoff schedule (games listed in Eastern Time):