A few hours ago, the 76ers playoff opponent was determined: The Orlando Magic.
A few minutes ago, the NBA released the game schedule. Here's how it looks:
Game 1: Sunday, April 19. Philadelphia at Orlando. 5:30 p.m. TNT
Game 2: Wednesday, April 22. Philadelphia at Orlando. 7 p.m. NBATV.
Game 3: Friday, April 24. Orlando at Philadelphia. 8 p.m. ESPN2.
Game 4: Sunday, April 26. Orlando at Philadelphia. 6:30 p.m. TNT
Game 5: Tuesday, April 28. Philadelphia at Orlando. TBD. TBD*
Game 6: Thursday, April 30. Orlando at Philadelphia. TBD. TBD*
Game 7: Saturday, May 2. Philadelphia at Orlando. TBD. TNT*
* If necessary.
With the last seven games, plus the first-round playoff matchup set, there's plenty to talk about during today's Live Chat we're having at 3:30 p.m. Even though the Sixers defeated the Cavaliers a few hours ago at Quicken Loans Arena, the vibe in the locker room afterward was not exactly celebratory. We'll talk about that, Samuel Dalembert's shoulder, Thaddeus Young's ankle, the Sixers chances against the Magic, and everything else that's happened lately. If you have a few minutes, click here: Sixers Chat.