Apr 17, 2013; Los Angeles, CA, USA; Houston Rockets forward Chandler Parsons (25) celebrates after making a 3-point basket at the end of regulation to send the game against the Los Angeles Lakers into overtime at the Staples Center. The Lakers defeated the Rockets 99-95 in overtime. Mandatory Credit: Kirby Lee-USA TODAY Sports
Earlier in the day, the NBA announced the schedule for the first round of the NBA Playoffs. With the Houston Rockets losing Wednesday night to the Los Angeles Lakers, the Rockets set up a date with the 1 seed, Oklahoma City Thunder as their first round opponent.
The series is scheduled as follows:
Game 1– Sunday, 4/21 at 9:30 PM EST (8:30 CST) in Oklahoma City. TV: TNT.
Game 2– Wednesday, 4/24 at 7:00 PM EST (6:00 CST) in Oklahoma City. TV: TNT
Game 3– Saturday, 4/27 at 9:30 PM EST (8:30 CST) in Houston. TV: ESPN
Game 4– Monday, 4/29 in Houston, Game Time and TV Broadcast- TBD
Game 5 (if necessary) – Wednesday, 5/1 in Oklahoma City, Game Time and TV Broadcast- TBD
Game 6 (if necessary) – Friday, 5/3 in Houston, Game Time and TV Broadcast – TBD
Game 7 (if necessary) – Sunday, 5/5 in Oklahoma City, Game Time and TV Broadcast – TBD