NBA Playoff Schedule Promises Exciting Results For Easter Sunday

Saturday provide another thrilling day of NBA Playoff action. The Saturday schedule featured four games with the largest margin of victory only five points and in true NBA playoff tradition, scoring was below 100 points in each of the games. There were unlikely heroics like a game-winning three from Zach Randolph and either an epic comeback or spectacular collapse depending on which team you root for.

Easter Sunday has another full slate of games and there's no reason to think we won't be treated to more of the same. So as we like to say, drop the ham and pick up the remote, there's sports on TV.

10:00 a.m., ABC: NBA, Miami Heat @ Philadelphia 76ers. The Heat lead this series 3-0, and they will go for the sweep today. The Heat have looked dominant during the three wins: don't expect the Big Three to slow down today with the incentive of several days of rest on the line.

12:30 p.m., ABC: NBA, Boston Celtics @ New York Knicks. After making a statement in a 113-96 Game 3 victory, the Celtics (like the Heat) are up 3-0 and will be looking to sweep. A few days of rest could be particularly beneficial to this veteran Celtics squad ahead of their (probable) second-round series against the Heat.

4:00 p.m.TNT: NBA, Orlando Magic @ Atlanta Hawks. The Hawks pulled out a gutsy 88-84 win over the Magic in Friday's Game 3 to take control of the series 2-1, and they will try to put a stranglehold on the Magic with a win tonight. The Magic, meanwhile, can reclaim home-court and (literally) swing the momentum back into their court if they can steal this game in Atlanta.

6:30 p.m.TNT: NBA, Los Angeles Lakers @ New Orleans Hornets. The Lakers asserted their dominance in a 100-86 win over the Hornets on Friday, and they lead the best-of-seven series 2-1. The Hornets will need a big game from CP3 to even the series today.

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