Bucks Playoff Schedule 2019: Dates & Times vs. Pistons

Getty The Bucks take on the Pistons in the first round of the NBA playoffs.

The Milwaukee Bucks take on the Detroit Pistons in the first round of the NBA playoffs. Heavy will have the Bucks-Pistons playoff schedule as soon as the NBA releases it after the regular season games have been completed. The Bucks will begin their championship quest on Sunday, April 12 at 7 p.m. Eastern on TNT.

Milwaukee has already made plans for the start of the playoffs. Even without a ticket, fans can still head down to the area surrounding the Fiserv Forum for festivities during the game. NBA.com detailed the Bucks postseason plans.

Those who aren’t attending a game can still come to Deer District and party with fellow Bucks fans on the plaza, in The Beer Garden and throughout the Entertainment Block. For each game of the First Round – home or away – a 40-foot high TV will be placed on the plaza for fans to watch each game, in addition to the outdoor TV already in place in The Beer Garden.

There also will be food, games, a DJ, retail shops, contests to win playoff tickets and more set up on the plaza, turning it into a must-be spot for Bucks Playoff action. Activities on the plaza in front of Fiserv Forum will open two hours prior to each home playoff game and one hour before each road game.

The Bucks swept the season series with the Pistons 4-0. Milwaukee won three of the four games by double digits. Antetokounmpo posted 21 points, 11 assists and three steals in their last matchup against the Pistons.

Here is a look at the Bucks-Pistons first round playoff schedule.


Pistons vs. Bucks Playoff Schedule

DATE TEAMS TIME(ET)/TV
Sun., April 14 Pistons vs. Bucks Game 1 7 p.m. TNT
Wed., April 17 Pistons vs. Bucks Game 2 8 p.m. NBA TV
Sat., April 20 Bucks vs. Pistons Game 3 8 p.m. ESPN
Mon., April 22 Bucks vs. Pistons Game 4 8 p.m. TNT
Wed., April 24 Pistons vs. Bucks Game 5* TBD
Fri., April 26 Bucks vs. Pistons Game 6* TBD
Sun., April 28 Pistons vs. Bucks Game 7* TBD

NBA Playoff First Round Schedule

Note: Times and dates for potential Game 5’s will be set once full schedule is revealed. Information below is courtesy of Sports Media Watch and is subject to change.

Saturday, April 13

  • Game 1: 12:30 p.m. ET (ESPN)
  • Game 1: 3:00 p.m. ET (ESPN)
  • Game 1: 5:30 p.m. ET (ESPN)
  • Game 1: 8:30 p.m. ET (ABC)

Sunday, April 14 –

  • Game 1: 3:00 p.m. ET (ABC)
  • Game 1: 5:30 p.m. ET (TNT)
  • Game 1: 8:00 p.m. ET (TNT)
  • Game 1: 10:30 p.m. ET (TNT)

Monday, April 15

  • Game 2: 8:00 p.m. ET (TNT)
  • Game 2: 10:30 p.m. ET (TNT)

Tuesday, April 16

  • Game 2: 8:00 p.m. ET (TNT)
  • Game 2: 10:30 p.m. ET (TNT)

Wednesday, April 17

  • Game 2: 7:00 p.m. ET (TNT)
  • Game 2: 9:30 p.m. ET (TNT)

Thursday, April 18

  • Game 3: 7:00 p.m. ET (TNT)
  • Game 3: 9:30 p.m. ET (TNT)

Friday, April 19

  • Game 3: 7:00 p.m. ET (ESPN)
  • Game 3: 8:30 p.m. ET (ABC)
  • Game 3: 9:30 p.m. ET (ESPN)

Saturday, April 20

  • Game 3 or 4: 8:00 p.m. ET (ESPN)
  • Game 3 or 4: 10:30 p.m. ET (ESPN)

Sunday, April 21

  • Game 4: 1:00 p.m. ET (ABC)
  • Game 4: 3:30 p.m. ET (ABC)

Friday, April 26

  • Game 6: 7:00 p.m. ET (ESPN News)*
  • Game 6: 8:00 p.m. ET (ESPN)*
  • Game 6: 9:30 p.m. ET (ESPN News)*
  • Game 6: 10:30 p.m. ET (ESPN)*

Sunday, April 28

  • Game 7: 1 p.m. ET (ABC)*
  • Game 7: 3:30 p.m. ET (ABC)*

*If necessary