Sixers' playoff opener Saturday

Game 1 of the Sixers' first-round series against the Miami Heat is scheduled for Saturday at 3:30 p.m. in Miami. The game will be shown on ABC.

Interestingly, those of you who are also Flyers fans will have to make a decision for the second half. Game 2 of the Flyers-Sabres series begins at 5 p.m.

The league released the schedule for the opening games in the four Eastern Conference series. The Western Conference picture is still being sorted out.

Indiana is at Chicago on Saturday at 1 p.m., followed by Sixers-Heat. Atlanta at Orlando is Saturday at 7 p.m. Game 1 of the New York-Boston series is Sunday at 7 p.m.

No other schedule information has been released.



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