NBA announces game dates for Raptors-Celtics, Bucks-Heat

Toronto Raptors' Kyle Lowry, right, defends against Boston Celtics' Jayson Tatum during the first half of an NBA game. (Michael Dwyer/AP)

With the two matchups finalized, the NBA has announced the game dates for the Eastern Conference semifinals.

The Toronto Raptors and the Boston Celtics will kick off the Eastern Conference semifinals on Sunday at 1 p.m. ET. The Milwaukee Bucks and the Miami Heat will start their series on Monday.

Here is the full list of game dates for both series:

Raptors vs. Celtics

Game 1 – Sunday, Aug. 30 at 1 p.m.

Game 2 – Tuesday, Sept. 1

Game 3 – Thursday, Sept. 3

Game 4 – Saturday, Sept. 5

Game 5* – Monday, Sept. 7

Game 6* – Wednesday, Sept. 9

Game 7* – Friday, Sept. 11

Bucks vs. Heat

Game 1 – Monday, Aug. 31

Game 2 – Wednesday, Sept. 2

Game 3 – Friday, Sept. 4

Game 4 – Sunday, Sept. 6

Game 5* – Tuesday, Sept. 8

Game 6* – Thursday, Sept. 10

Game 7* – Saturday, Sept. 12

*If needed

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