The NBA got a surefire glamour matchup in the first round of the 2012 NBA Playoffs as the Miami Heat and New York Knicks face off. The Knicks have a new defensive identity with center Tyson Chandler and coach Mike Woodson while LeBron James, Dwyane Wade and Chris Bosh hope to avenge their NBA Finals loss in 2011 with a set of rings.
Here's the schedule as released by the NBA. All times are Eastern. The times and TV networks for Games 5-7 have not been determined.
Game 1 - Sat., April 28 at Miami, 3:30 p.m., ABC
Game 2 - Mon., April 30 at Miami, 7 p.m., TNT
Game 3 - Thu., May 3 at New York, 7 p.m., TNT
Game 4 - Sun., May 6 at New York, 3:30 p.m., ABC
Game 5 - Wed., May 9 at Miami
Game 6 - Fri., May 11 at New York
Game 7 - Sun., May 13 at Miami