Round 1 of the 2016 NBA playoffs is underway, and unless you have made certain that your Dish TV package includes ABC, ESPN, TNT, and the NBA TV network, you could be missing out on some great basketball games. Below, check out some of the best matchups from Round 1 then make sure you can catch all the action on Dish TV from Advanced Satellites.

Round 1 Match Ups and Channels

  • Oklahoma City vs. Dallas Mavericks The number 3 seed Thunder take on Dirk Nowitzki and the number 6 seed Dallas Mavericks in this exciting first round matchup of perennial Western Conference playoff teams. Game 3 takes place in Dallas on April 21 on TNT.
  • Atlanta Hawks vs. Boston Celtics Over in the East, the number 3 Atlanta Hawks look to hold off the rising young stars of Boston including Isaiah Thomas as the series continues with game 2 tonight on TNT and game 3 on ESPN2 this Friday in Boston.
  • Golden State Warriors vs. Houston Rockets In a rematch from last year’s Western Conference finals, Steph Curry and the Warriors take on James Harden and the Rockets. Game 3 takes place Thursday, April 21 in Houston and the game is only on TNT.
  • Cleveland Cavaliers vs. Detroit Pistons Lebron James looks to take his number 1 seeded Cavs to another NBA Finals this year, but first they must defeat the Detroit Pistons. Game 2 takes place Wednesday on TNT while Game 3 is on ESPN this Friday night.

For every basketball fan, there is nothing as exciting as the NBA playoffs on Dish Network. To be sure you don’t miss a minute of the action, contact Advanced Satellites today!