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Printable 2021 NBA Playoffs Bracket

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NBA Playoffs Bracket Challenge

The NBA postseason kicks off May 22nd and you can fill in your entire brace here!

  • The 2021 NBA playoffs are slated to begin on Saturday, May 22nd
  • Check out the updated playoff box where the play-in tournament has officially closed
  • Fill out your own 2021 NBA playoff brackets

With the play-in tournament in the final stages, NBA fans and bettors alike can look forward to the official start of the playoffs next weekend.

The first round kicks off on Saturday May 22nd with the Miami Heat and Milwaukee Bucks giving us a rematch of last season’s Eastern Conference Finals at 2:00 p.m. EST on ESPN.

After LeBron James and the Lakers defeat the Warriors to secure the 7th seed in the West, they begin their title defense on Sunday afternoon in Phoenix on ABC.

While most pundits have picked the Lakers, Nets, Clippers, or 76ers to take this season’s title, now is your time to make up your mind! Print out our bracket below and make your selection for the entire off-season.

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A couple of things to keep in mind when filling in your bracket:

  1. The NBA playoffs use a traditional bracket format with no re-seeding between rounds. Any team that advances goes to the empty space next to them.
  2. All series are best-of-seven.

Do you need help filling out your brackets?

Don’t you know some of these teams? Make sure you have all the information you need to create smart tips in your brackets by reading the following pages:

NBA playoffs schedule for the first round

All series will be released on either Saturday May 22nd or Sunday May 23rd. The tentative schedules for each series are shown in the tables below. The known tip times are listed in EST.

Eastern Conference

(# 1) 76ers vs (# 8) Wizards / Pacers

gameAppointment time)Visiting teamHome team
123 May (6 p.m.)Magician / pacemakerPhiladelphia 76ers
2May 26th (7pm)Magician / pacemakerPhiladelphia 76ers
3May 29 (TBD)Philadelphia 76ersMagician / pacemaker
4thMay 31 (TBD)Philadelphia 76ersMagician / pacemaker
5June 2 (TBD)Magician / pacemakerPhiladelphia 76ers
6thJune 4th (TBD)Philadelphia 76ersMagician / pacemaker
7thJune 6 (TBD)Magician / pacemakerPhiladelphia 76ers

The eighth starting point is set in the play-in game Wizards vs Pacers on Thursday evening.

(# 2) Nets against (# 7) Celtics

gameAppointment time)Visiting teamHome team
1May 22nd (8pm)Boston CelticsBrooklyn networks
2May 25th (7:30 p.m.)Boston CelticsBrooklyn networks
3May 28th (8:30 p.m.)Brooklyn networksBoston Celtics
4thMay 30th (7:00 p.m.)Brooklyn networksBoston Celtics
5June 1 (TBD)Boston CelticsBrooklyn networks
6thJune 3 (TBD)Brooklyn networksBoston Celtics
7thJune 5th (TBD)Boston CelticsBrooklyn networks

(# 3) dollars versus (# 6) heat

gameAppointment time)Visiting teamHome team
1May 22nd (2pm)intense heatMilwaukee Bucks
2May 24th (7:30 p.m.)intense heatMilwaukee Bucks
3May 27th (7:30 p.m.)Milwaukee Bucksintense heat
4thMay 29th (1:30 p.m.)Milwaukee Bucksintense heat
5June 1 (TBD)intense heatMilwaukee Bucks
6thJune 3 (TBD)Milwaukee Bucksintense heat
7thJune 5th (TBD)intense heatMilwaukee Bucks

(# 4) Knicks vs (# 5) Hawks

gameAppointment time)Visiting teamHome team
123 May (7:00 p.m.)Atlanta HawksNew York Knicks
2May 26th (7:30 p.m.)Atlanta HawksNew York Knicks
3May 28th (7:00 p.m.)New York KnicksAtlanta Hawks
4thMay 30th (1:00 p.m.)New York KnicksAtlanta Hawks
5June 2 (TBD)Atlanta HawksNew York Knicks
6thJune 4th (TBD)New York KnicksAtlanta Hawks
7thJune 6 (TBD)Atlanta HawksNew York Knicks

Western Conference

(# 1) Jazz versus (# 8) Warriors

gameAppointment time)Visiting teamHome team
123 May (9:30 p.m.)Warriors / grizzliesUtah Jazz
2May 26th (10pm)Warriors / grizzliesUtah Jazz
3May 29 (TBD)Utah JazzWarriors / grizzlies
4thMay 31 (TBD)Utah JazzWarriors / grizzlies
5June 2 (TBD)Warriors / grizzliesUtah Jazz
6thJune 4th (TBD)Utah JazzWarriors / grizzlies
7thJune 6 (TBD)Warriors / grizzliesUtah Jazz

The start number 8 of the Western Conference will be determined in the final of the Play-In tournament on Friday evening.

(# 2) Suns against (# 7) Lakers

gameAppointment time)Visiting teamHome team
123 May (3:30 p.m.)Los Angeles LakersPhoenix Suns
2May 25th (10:00 pm)Los Angeles LakersPhoenix Suns
3May 27th (10:00 pm)Phoenix SunsLos Angeles Lakers
4thMay 30th (3:30 p.m.)Phoenix SunsLos Angeles Lakers
5June 1 (TBD)Los Angeles LakersPhoenix Suns
6thJune 3 (TBD)Phoenix SunsLos Angeles Lakers
7thJune 5th (TBD)Los Angeles LakersPhoenix Suns

(# 3) Nuggets versus (# 6) Trail Blazer

gameAppointment time)Visiting teamHome team
1May 22nd (10:30 pm)Portland Trail BlazerDenver nuggets
2May 24th (10:00 pm)Portland Trail BlazerDenver nuggets
3May 27th (10:30 pm)Denver nuggetsPortland Trail Blazer
4thMay 29th (4:00 p.m.)Denver nuggetsPortland Trail Blazer
5June 1 (TBD)Portland Trail BlazerDenver nuggets
6thJune 3 (TBD)Denver nuggetsPortland Trail Blazer
7thJune 5th (TBD)Portland Trail BlazerDenver nuggets

(# 4) Clippers versus (# 5) Mavericks

gameAppointment time)Visiting teamHome team
1May 22nd (4:30 p.m.)Dallas MavericksLos Angeles Clippers
2May 25th (10:30 pm)Dallas MavericksLos Angeles Clippers
3May 28th (9:30 pm)Los Angeles ClippersDallas Mavericks
4thMay 30th (9:30 pm)Los Angeles ClippersDallas Mavericks
5June 2 (TBD)Dallas MavericksLos Angeles Clippers
6thJune 4th (TBD)Los Angeles ClippersDallas Mavericks
7thJune 6 (TBD)Dallas MavericksLos Angeles Clippers

If you are looking for betting information on individual playoff games, please visit our NBA odds page.

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Mitch Robson

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Mitch graduated from Ryerson University’s Sport Media program in June 2018 and has been with SBD since 2019. He has worked in broadcast and digital for Score, Sportsnet, TSN and CBC and has performed play-by-play for basketball at all levels including NCAA, Pan Am Games & U Sports.

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Mitch graduated from Ryerson University’s Sport Media program in June 2018 and has been with SBD since 2019. He has worked in broadcast and digital for Score, Sportsnet, TSN and CBC and has performed play-by-play for basketball at all levels including NCAA, Pan Am Games & U Sports.

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