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2018 NBA playoffs schedule, matchups and news

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Burke: Celtics overwhelmed by Cavs' force (2:07)

Doris Burke tells Scott Van Pelt that the Cavaliers' offense is "sustainable" when more than just LeBron James is putting up points. (2:07)

Sixteen has become four, as Houston, Golden State, Boston and Cleveland are one step from the Finals. We've got you covered from the first round all the way through the crowning of the 2018 champion.

Key dates: 2018 NBA playoffs

April 14: First round begins | Round 1 recap

April 28: Conference semis begin | Round 2 recap

May 13: Conference finals begin | Tickets on Vivid Seats

May 31: NBA Finals begin


Best of the postseason

(2) Boston Celtics vs. (4) Cleveland Cavaliers

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Cavs dominate Celtics in Game 3

All five Cavalier starters score in double digits, with LeBron James dropping 27 points and 12 assists to win 116-86.


(1) Houston Rockets vs. (2) Golden State Warriors

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Legler: Rockets came with 'manic desperation'

Tim Legler breaks down how the Rockets aggressively attacked the Warriors on offense to tie the series at 1-1.