2024 NBA playoffs bracket, schedule, scores, games today: Celtics vs. Cavs and

The second round of the 2024 NBA playoffs is in full swing, and every series is up for grabs. Sunday saw the Pacers and Nuggets both tie their respective series against the Knicks and Timberwolves. The Pacers ran away from the undermanned Knicks in a lopsided Game 4, and New York won’t have much rest before Game 5 on Tuesday night. The Nuggets, meanwhile, won back-to-back games on the road in Minnesota to even their series with the Wolves at 2-2.

The Cavaliers and Thunder will both try to follow the series-evening suit on Monday night. The Cavs are trailing the top-seeded Celtics, 2-1, in the best-of-seven series. Cleveland suffered its first home loss of the playoffs in Saturday’s Game 3, but Donovan Mitchell and Co. will try to bounce back against Jayson Tatum and the Celtics.

The Thunder, meanwhile, are down in their series and need a road win to even things up. The Mavericks have taken two consecutive games against OKC, even without Luka Doncic being at 100%.

The postseason field started with 20 teams. The Warriors, Kings, Hawks and Bulls were ousted in the Play-In Tournament before the Pelicans, Suns, Clippers, Lakers, Heat, 76ers, Bucks and Magic were eliminated in the first round.

Here’s a look at the upcoming schedule, as well as all the playoff scores. All games airing on ABC, ESPN and NBA TV are streaming on fubo (try for free).

Monday’s playoff schedule:

  • Game 4: Cavaliers vs. Celtics, 7 p.m., TNT — Boston leads series 2-1
  • Game 4: Mavericks vs. Thunder, 9:30 p.m., TNT — Dallas leads series 2-1

Below is a look at the complete playoff bracket.

2024 NBA playoff bracket

Kim O’Reilly, CBS Sports

Upcoming NBA playoffs schedule

(All times Eastern)

Monday, May 13
Game 4: Cavaliers vs. Celtics, 7 p.m., TNT
Game 4: Mavericks vs. Thunder, 9:30 p.m., TNT

Tuesday, May 14
Game 5: Knicks vs. Pacers, 8 p.m., TNT
Game 5: Nuggets vs. Timberwolves, 10:30 p.m., TNT

Wednesday, May 15
Game 5: Celtics vs. Cavaliers, 7 p.m., TNT
Game 5: Thunder vs. Mavericks, 9:30 p.m., TNT

Thursday, May 16
Game 6: Timberwolves vs. Nuggets, 8:30 p.m., ESPN/fubo

Friday, May 17
Game 6*: Cavaliers vs. Celtics, 7 p.m., TNT
Game 6: Pacers vs. Knicks, TBD, ESPN/fubo

Saturday, May 18
Game 6*: Mavericks vs. Thunder, 8:30 p.m., ESPN/fubo

Sunday, May 19
Game 7*: Celtics vs. Cavaliers, TBD
Game 7*: Knicks vs. Pacers, TBD
Game 7*: Nuggets vs. Timberwolves, TBD

Monday, May 20
Game 7*: Thunder vs. Mavericks, 8:30 p.m., TNT

NBA playoffs: Second-round scores

Celtics vs. Cavaliers
Game 1: Celtics 120, Cavaliers 95
Game 2: Cavaliers 118, Celtics 94
Game 3: Celtics 106, Cavaliers 93

Knicks vs. Pacers
Game 1: Knicks 121, Pacers 117
Game 2: Knicks 130, Pacers 121
Game 3: Pacers 111, Knicks 106
Game 4: Pacers 121, Knicks 89

Thunder vs. Mavericks
Game 1: Thunder 117, Mavericks 95
Game 2: Mavericks 119, Thunder 110
Game 3: Mavericks 105, Thunder 101

Nuggets vs. Timberwolves
Game 1: Timberwolves 106, Nuggets 99
Game 2: Timberwolves 106, Nuggets 80
Game 3: Nuggets 117, Timberwolves 90
Game 4: Nuggets 115, Timberwolves 107

NBA playoffs: First-round scores

Celtics vs. Heat
Game 1: Celtics 114, Heat 94
Game 2: Heat 111, Celtics 101
Game 3: Celtics 104, Heat 84
Game 4: Celtics 102, Heat 88
Game 5: Celtics 118, Heat 84
(Boston wins series 4-1)

Knicks vs. 76ers
Game 1: Knicks 111, 76ers 104
Game 2: Knicks 104, 76ers 101
Game 3: 76ers 125, Knicks 114
Game 4: Knicks 97, 76ers 92
Game 5: 76ers 112, Knicks 106 (OT)
Game 6: Knicks 118, 76ers 115
(Knicks win series 4-2)

Bucks vs. Pacers
Game 1: Bucks 109, Pacers 94
Game 2: Pacers 125, Bucks 108
Game 3: Pacers 121, Bucks 118 (OT)
Game 4: Pacers 126, Bucks 113
Game 5: Bucks 115, Pacers 92
Game 6: Pacers 120, Bucks 98
(Indiana wins series 4-2)

Cavaliers vs. Magic
Game 1: Cavaliers 97, Magic 83
Game 2: Cavaliers 96, Magic 86
Game 3: Magic 121, Cavaliers 83
Game 4: Magic 112, Cavaliers 89
Game 5: Cavaliers 104, Magic 103
Game 6: Magic 103, Cavaliers 96
Game 7: Cavaliers 106, Magic 94
(Cleveland wins series 4-3)

Thunder vs. Pelicans
Game 1: Thunder 94, Pelicans 92
Game 2: Thunder 124, Pelicans 92
Game 3: Thunder 106, Pelicans 85
Game 4: Thunder 97, Pelicans 89
(Oklahoma City wins series 4-0)

Nuggets vs. Lakers
Game 1: Nuggets 114, Lakers 103
Game 2: Nuggets 101, Lakers 99
Game 3: Nuggets 112, Lakers 105
Game 4: Lakers 119, Nuggets 108
Game 5: Nuggets 108, Lakers 106
(Denver wins series 4-1)

Timberwolves vs. Suns
Game 1: Timberwolves 120, Suns 95
Game 2: Timberwolves 105, Suns 93
Game 3: Timberwolves 126, Suns 109
Game 4: Timberwolves 122, Suns 116
(Minnesota wins series 4-0)

Clippers vs. Mavericks
Game 1: Clippers 109, Mavericks 97
Game 2: Mavericks 96, Clippers 93
Game 3: Mavericks 101, Clippers 90
Game 4: Clippers 116, Mavericks 111
Game 5: Mavericks 123, Clippers 93
Game 6: Mavericks 114, Clippers 101
(Dallas wins series 4-2)

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