2018 NBA playoffs schedule, matchups and news

Burke: LeBron's greatness continues to leave us in awe (1:35)

Doris Burke calls herself lucky to witness LeBron James play so well in the playoffs and discusses the role players that need to step up in Game 7. (1:35)

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


LeBron puts Cavs on his back to force Game 7

LeBron James drops 46 points in 46 minutes as the Cavs stave off elimination.

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


Harden says Game 5 win was emotional

James Harden expresses the team's emotions in Game 5 after the tragedy in Houston and how the Rockets relied on defense down the stretch.