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#6 Pelicans vs. #3 Blazers in NBA Playoffs - Full Schedule

Seth Dunlap
April 12, 2018 - 12:00 am

The New Orleans Pelicans have earned the #6 seed into the NBA's Western Conference Playoffs, along with a first round matchup against the #6 Portland Trail Blazers.

That best-of-seven game series will begin with Game 1 on Saturday, April 14th at 9:30 p.m. CST at the Moda Center in Portland.  The first two games will be played in Portland, with the Pelicans guaranteed at least two home dates in games 3 & 4 of the series.

The two teams split their four regular season games this season, with each team winning one game on their home court and one on the road.   Two of the biggest stars in the league will also be featured in the series, with Pelicans MVP candidate Anthony Davis squaring off against Blazers All-Star Damian Lillard.

Here's the full series schedule:

  • Game 1: Saturday, April 14 - Pelicans @ Trail Blazers, 9:30 p.m. CST (ESPN)
  • Game 2: Tuesday, April 17 - Pelicans @ Trail Blazers, 9:30 p.m. CST (TNT)
  • Game 3: Thursday, April 19 - Trail Blazers @ Pelicans, 8:00 p.m. CST (NBA TV)
  • Game 4: Saturday, April 21 - Trail Blazers @ Pelicans, 4:00 p.m. CST (TNT)
  • Game 5 (if necessary) Tuesday, April 24 - Pelicans @ Trail Blazers, TBD
  • Game 6 (if necessary) Thursday, April 26 - Trail Blazers @ Pelicans, TBD
  • Game 7 (if necessary) Saturday, April 28 - Pelicans @ Trail Blazers, TBD (TNT)

The winner of this series will play the winner of the #2 Golden State vs. #7 San Antonio series in the Western Conference Semifinals.  

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