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The 2021 NBA playoffs are here, and the Milwaukee Bucks have already become the first team to advance to the second round, eliminating the defending Eastern Conference champion Miami Heat in four games. Who will join Milwaukee in the conference semifinals?

Keep it here for all the matchups, schedules, news and analysis from Round 1 all the way through the crowning of an NBA champion.

MORE: What to know for the playoffs | Full schedule | Experts’ picks

LATEST NEWS & ANALYSIS

EASTERN CONFERECE

Game 1
76ers 125, Wizards 118

Game 2
76ers 120, Wizards 95

Game 3
76ers 132, Wizards 103

Game 4: Monday, May 31
76ers at Wizards | 7 p.m. ET (TNT)

Game 5: Wednesday, June 2*
TBD at Wizards | TBD

Game 6: Friday, June 4*
76ers at Wizards | TBD

Game 7: Sunday, June 6*
Wizards at 76ers | TBD

* if necessary

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0:17

A 76ers fan dumps popcorn on Russell Westbrook as he heads to the locker room, and the fan is ejected from the arena.


Game 1
Nets 104, Celtics 93

Game 2
Nets 130, Celtics 108

Game 3
Celtics 125, Nets 119

Game 4: Sunday, May 30
Nets at Celtics | 7 p.m. ET (TNT)

Game 5: Tuesday, June 1
Celtics at Nets | 7:30 p.m. ET (TNT)

Game 6: Thursday, June 3*
Nets at Celtics | TBD

Game 7: Saturday, June 5*
Celtics at Nets | TBD

* if necessary

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2:41

Jayson Tatum puts up a staggering 50 points as the Celtics return to Boston and take Game 3 from the Nets.


Game 1
Bucks 109, Heat 107 (OT)

Game 2
Bucks 132, Heat 98

Game 3
Bucks 113, Heat 84

Game 4
Bucks 120, Heat 103

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0:17

Giannis Antetokounmpo spins past Dewayne Dedmon for a bucket to earn his first ever playoff triple-double.


Game 1
Hawks 107, Knicks 105

Game 2
Knicks 101, Hawks 92

Game 3
Hawks 105, Knicks 94

Game 4: Sunday, May 30
Knicks at Hawks | 1 p.m. ET (ABC)

Game 5: Wednesday, June 2
Hawks at Knicks | TBD

Game 6: Friday, Junes 4*
Knicks at Hawks | TBD

Game 7: Sunday, June 6*
Hawks at Knicks | TBD

* if necessary

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0:20

Trae Young makes the floater and tells Immanuel Quickley he’s too small.

WESTERN CONFERENCE

Game 1
Grizzlies 112, Jazz 109

Game 2
Jazz 141, Grizzlies 129

Game 3: Saturday, May 29
Jazz at Grizzlies | 9:30 p.m. ET (ESPN)

Game 4: Monday, May 31
Jazz at Grizzlies | 9:30 p.m. ET (TNT)

Game 5: Wednesday, June 2
Grizzlies at Jazz | TBD

Game 6: Friday, June 4*
Jazz at Grizzlies | TBD

Game 7: Sunday, June 6*
Grizzlies at Jazz | TBD

* if necessary

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1:59

Donovan Mitchell’s return is overshadowed by Ja Morant who goes off for 47 points, but the Jazz prevail for a 141-129 victory.


Game 1
Suns 99, Lakers 90

Game 2
Lakers 109, Suns 102

Game 3
Lakers 109, Suns 95

Game 4: Sunday, May 30
Suns at Lakers | 3:30 p.m. ET (ABC)

Game 5: Tuesday, June 1
Lakers at Suns | 10 p.m. ET (TNT)

Game 6: Thursday, June 3*
Suns at Lakers | TBD

Game 7: Saturday, June 5*
Lakers at Suns | TBD

* if necessary

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1:21

Devin Booker gets ejected for pushing Dennis Schroder on a layup attempt, and Jae Crowder follows after having words with Schroder.


Game 1
Trail Blazers 123, Nuggets 109

Game 2
Nuggets 128, Trail Blazers 109

Game 3
Nuggets 120, Trail Blazers 115

Game 4
Trail Blazers 115, Nuggets 95

Game 5: Tuesday, June 1
Trail Blazers at Nuggets | 9 p.m. ET (NBATV)

Game 6: Thursday, June 3
Nuggets at Trail Blazers | TBD

Game 7: Saturday, June 5*
Trail Blazers at Nuggets | TBD

* if necessary

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0:20

Damian Lillard throws a full-court pass to Norman Powell who elevates to hammer down an emphatic jam on the fast break.


Game 1
Mavericks 113, Clippers 103

Game 2: Tuesday, May 25
Mavericks 127, Clippers 121

Game 3
Clippers 118, Mavericks 108

Game 4: Sunday, May 30
Clippers at Mavericks | 9:30 p.m. ET (TNT)

Game 5: Wednesday, June 2
Mavericks at Clippers | TBD

Game 6: Friday, June 4*
Clippers at Mavericks | TBD

Game 7: Sunday, June 6*
Mavericks at Clippers | TBD

* if necessary

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2:33

Emotions run high as the Clippers fight back to beat the Mavericks despite a slow start and 44 points from Luka Doncic.


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