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Playoff schedule released: Cavs face Pacers in first round

Posted: 7:43 AM, Apr 12, 2018
Updated: 2018-04-12 11:43:01Z

The regular season is over. The season that the Cavs have been looking forward to all year starts Sunday.

LeBron James will go for his eighth consecutive appearance in The Finals as the Cavs open against No. 5 Indiana, a surprise team at the start of the season and one that isn’t a surprise anymore.

“We’re one of 16 teams that have a chance to win a championship,” James said. “That’s all you can ask for.”

The first-round schedule:

Game 1
Sunday, April 15: In Cleveland 3:30 PM (WEWS News 5)

Game 2
Wednesday, April 18: In Cleveland 7 PM (TNT)

Game 3
Friday, April 20: At Indiana 7 PM (ESPN)

Game 4
Sunday, April 22: At Indiana 8:30 PM (TNT)

Game 5
Wednesday, April 25: In Cleveland, time TBD

Game 6
Friday, April 27: At Indiana, time TBD

Game 7
Sunday, April 29: In Cleveland, time TBD

The Associated Press contributed to this report.