Apr 14, 2014; Houston, TX, USA; Houston Rockets forward Chandler Parsons (25) and forward Terrence Jones (6) celebrate after a play during the fourth quarter against the San Antonio Spurs at Toyota Center. The Rockets defeated the Spurs 104-98. Mandatory Credit: Troy Taormina-USA TODAY Sports

Houston Rockets Playoff Schedule And Times


With the regular season finally at an end, the NBA has announced the 2014 playoff schedule for the Houston Rockets/Portland Trail Blazers series.

 

UPDATED With Game 5 Info - Note: All times are CT 

Game 1 - Sunday April 20th - Portland Trail Blazers at Houston Rockets – 8:30 PM – TNT

Game 2 - Wednesday April 23rd - Portland Trail Blazers at Houston Rockets – 8:30 PM – TNT

Game 3 - Friday April 25th - Houston Rockets at Portland Trail Blazers - 9:30 PM – ESPN

Game 4 - Sunday April 27th - Houston Rockets at Portland Trail Blazers - 8:30 PM – TNT

Game 5* - Wednesday April 30th - Portland Trail Blazers at Houston Rockets – 8:30 PM – TNT

Game 6* - Friday May 2nd - Houston Rockets at Portland Trail Blazers – TBD – TBD

Game 7* - Sunday May 4th - Portland Trail Blazers at Houston Rockets – TBD – TBD

* – if necessary

As you see, the Rockets will be on national television for the first four game of the series. This is important as not all playoff series have their games on national television, some on NBATV which would likely be blacked out in Houston.

If you’re an East Coast Rockets fans then you better be ready to stay up late. The NBA has scheduled the first four games for late starts to give the Trail Blazers fans an opportunity to watch their team on primetime, thus giving East Coast Rockets fans a late night.

The Rockets and Blazers finished with the exact same record, but the Rockets won the season series 3-1, winning the tiebreaker. The Rockets have home court advantage for this seven-game series, which will follow a 2-2-1-1-1 format.

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