The Chicago Bulls, who finished the season with the best record in the NBA for the second straight season under Tom Thibodeau, open their quest for a championship at home on Saturday in the first round of the 2012 playoffs against the Philadelphia 76ers in the Eastern Conference's No. 1 vs. No. 8 matchup.
After Game 1, the teams will be off until Tuesday night. The schedule follows; the NBA has not released times for potential Games 5-7.
Game 1 - Sat., April 28 at Chicago, 1 p.m., TNT
Game 2 - Tue., May 1 at Chicago, 8 p.m., TNT
Game 3 - Fri., May 4 at Philadelphia, 8 p.m., ESPN
Game 4 - Sun., May 6 at Philadelphia, 1 p.m., ABC
Game 5 - Tue., May 8 at Chicago
Game 6 - Thu., May 10 at Philadelphia
Game 7 - Sat., May 12 at Chicago