ROAD TO THE FINALS: 2013 NBA Playoffs schedule

Dwyane Wade // AP
Dwyane Wade // AP

The 2012-13 regular season came to an end on Wednesday and the eight first-round playoff series match-ups are officially locked in.

In the Eastern Conference, the No. 1 Heat (66-16) will face the No. 8 Bucks (38-44), the No. 2 Knicks (54-28) will face the No. 7 Celtics (41-40), the No. 3 Pacers (49-32) will face the No. 6 Hawks (44-38), and the No. 4 Nets (49-33) will face the No. 5 Bulls (45-37).

In the Western Conference, the No. 1 Thunder (60-22) will face the No. 8 Rockets (45-37), the No. 2 Spurs (58-24) will face the No. 7 Lakers (45-37), the No. 3 Nuggets (57-25) will face the No. 6 Warriors (47-35), and the No. 4 Clippers (56-26) will face the No. 5 Grizzlies (56-26).

The 2013 playoffs will begin on Saturday.

All times HST; * if necessary

East: 1 Heat vs. 8 Bucks

Series 0-0
Game 1: Sunday, April 21, Bucks at Heat, 1 p.m., TNT
Game 2: Tuesday, April 23, Bucks at Heat, 1:30 p.m., NBA TV
Game 3: Thursday, April 25, Heat at Bucks, 1 p.m., TNT
Game 4: Sunday, April 28, Heat at Bucks, 9:30 a.m., ABC
*Game 5: Tuesday, April 30, Bucks at Heat, TBD, TBD
*Game 6: Thursday, May 2, Heat at Bucks, TBD, TBD
*Game 7: Saturday, May 4, Bucks at Heat, TBD, TNT

East: 2 Knicks vs. 7 Celtics

Series 0-0
Game 1: Saturday, April 20, Celtics at Knicks, 9 a.m., ABC
Game 2: Tuesday, April 23, Celtics at Knicks, 2 p.m., TNT
Game 3: Friday, April 26, Knicks at Celtics, 2 p.m., ESPN
Game 4: Sunday, April 28, Knicks at Celtics, 7 a.m., ABC
*Game 5: Wednesday, May 1, Celtics at Knicks, TBD, TBD
*Game 6: Friday, May 3, Knicks at Celtics, TBD, TBD
*Game 7: Sunday, May 5, Celtics at Knicks, TBD, TBD

East: 3 Pacers vs. 6 Hawks

Series 0-0
Game 1: Sunday, April 21, Hawks at Pacers, 7 a.m., TNT
Game 2: Wednesday, April 24, Hawks at Pacers, 1:30 p.m., NBA TV
Game 3: Saturday, April 27, Pacers at Hawks, 1 p.m., ESPN
Game 4: Monday, April 29, Pacers at Hawks, TBD, TBD
*Game 5: Wednesday, May 1, Hawks at Pacers, TBD, TBD
*Game 6: Friday, May 3, Pacers at Hawks, TBD, TBD
*Game 7: Sunday, May 5, Hawks at Pacers, TBD, TBD

East: 4 Nets vs. 5 Bulls

Series 0-0
Game 1: Saturday, April 20, Bulls at Nets, 2 p.m., ESPN
Game 2: Monday, April 22, Bulls at Nets, 2 p.m., TNT
Game 3: Thursday, April 25, Nets at Bulls, 2:30 p.m., NBA TV
Game 4: Saturday, April 27, Nets at Bulls, 8 a.m., TNT
*Game 5: Monday, April 29, Bulls at Nets, TBD, TBD
*Game 6: Thursday, May 2, Nets at Bulls, TBD, TBD
*Game 7: Saturday, May 4, Bulls at Nets, TBD, TNT

West: 1 Thunder vs. 8 Rockets

Series 0-0
Game 1: Sunday, April 21, Rockets at Thunder, 3:30 p.m., TNT
Game 2: Wednesday, April 24, Rockets at Thunder, 1 p.m., TNT
Game 3: Saturday, April 27, Thunder at Rockets, 3:30 p.m., ESPN
Game 4: Monday, April 29, Thunder at Rockets, TBD, TBD
*Game 5: Wednesday, May 1, Rockets at Thunder, TBD, TBD
*Game 6: Friday, May 3, Thunder at Rockets, TBD, TBD
*Game 7: Sunday, May 5, Rockets at Thunder, TBD, TBD

West: 2 Spurs vs. 7 Lakers

Series 0-0
Game 1: Sunday, April 21, Lakers at Spurs, 9:30 a.m., ABC
Game 2: Wednesday, April 24, Lakers at Spurs, 3:30 p.m. TNT
Game 3: Friday, April 26, Spurs at Lakers, 4:30 p.m., ESPN
Game 4: Sunday, April 28, Spurs at Lakers, 1 p.m., TNT
*Game 5: Tuesday, April 30, Lakers at Spurs, TBD, TBD
*Game 6: Thursday, May 2, Spurs at Lakers, TBD, TBD
*Game 7: Saturday, May 4, Lakers at Spurs, TBD, TNT

West: 3 Nuggets vs. 6 Warriors

Series 0-0
Game 1: Saturday, April 20, Warriors at Nuggets, 11:30 a.m., ESPN
Game 2: Tuesday, April 23, Warriors at Nuggets, 4:30 p.m., TNT
Game 3: Friday, April 26, Nuggets at Warriors, 4:30 p.m., ESPN2
Game 4: Sunday, April 28, Nuggets at Warriors, 3:30 p.m., TNT
*Game 5: Tuesday, April 30, Warriors at Nuggets, TBD, TBD
*Game 6: Thursday, May 2, Nuggets at Warriors, TBD, TBD
*Game 7: Saturday, May 4, Warriors at Nuggets, TBD, TBD

West: 4 Clippers vs. 5 Grizzlies

Series 0-0
Game 1: Saturday, April 20, Grizzlies at Clippers, 4:30 p.m., ESPN
Game 2: Monday, April 22, Grizzlies at Clippers, 4:30 p.m., TNT
Game 3: Thursday, April 25, Clippers at Grizzlies, 3:30 p.m., TNT
Game 4: Saturday, April 27, Clippers at Grizzlies, 10:30 a.m., TNT
*Game 5: Tuesday, April 30, Grizzlies at Clippers, TBD, TBD
*Game 6: Friday, May 3, Clippers at Grizzlies, TBD, TBD
*Game 7: Sunday, May 5, Grizzlies at Clippers, TBD, TBD
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