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NBA Playoffs 2012 Schedule: 76ers Open First Round Series With Bulls Saturday

The first round schedule for the 2012 NBA Playoffs is all set following the end of regular season play on Thursday. The Philadelphia 76ers lost to the Toronto Raptors, wrapping up the No. 8 seed in the Eastern Conference and setting up a date with the top-seeded Chicago Bulls in the first round. The two teams will tip off for Game 1 on Saturday in Chicago at 1:00 p.m. ET on TNT.

You can check out the full series schedule below. All times are Eastern, and keep in mind that games 5, 6 and 7 will only be played if necessary.

Game 1: Saturday, April 28, Chicago, 1:00 p.m. TV: TNT

Game 2: Tuesday, May 1, Chicago, 8:00 p.m. TV: TNT

Game 3: Friday, May 4, Philadelphia, 8:00 p.m. TV: ESPN

Game 4: Sunday, May 6, Philadelphia, 1:00 p.m. TV: ABC

Game 5: Tuesday, May 8, Chicago, TBD TV: TBD

Game 6: Thursday, May 10, Philadelphia, TBD TV: TBD

Game 7: Saturday, May 12, Chicago, TBD TV: TNT

Click here for a full schedule of every first round series in the 2012 NBA Playoffs.

For more on the Sixers, stay tuned to SB Nation Philly and team blog Liberty Ballers. For more on the Bulls check out SBN Chicago and Blog a Bull.