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2022 NBA Playoffs Printable Bracket – Make Your Picks to the NBA Finals

Mitch Robson

by Mitch Robson in NBA Basketball

Apr 14, 2022 · 12:37 PM PDT

2022 NBA Playoff printable bracket
Download your Printable 2022 NBA Playoffs Bracket right now!
  • The 2022 NBA playoffs are scheduled to begin Saturday, April 16th
  • See all 8 Playoff series and make your pick of an NBA Champion
  • Scroll below to download the 2022 Printable NBA Playoffs Bracket

With the Play-In Tournament now in its final stages, NBA fans and bettors alike can look ahead to the official start of the playoffs this coming weekend. The first round begins Saturday afternoon on ESPN with the Utah Jazz in Dallas to take on the Mavericks at 1:00pm EST. We will also see Grizzlies vs Timberwolves, Raptors vs 76ers and Warriors vs Nuggets on Saturday.

On Sunday, the Bucks begin their title defense hosting the Bulls, we’ll also see Miami against the Atlanta/Cleveland winner, Suns vs the Clippers/Pelicans winner and the marquee series of the 1st round as the Nets are in Boston to play the Celtics.

While the Suns are heavy favorites in the NBA Championship odds and top seed in the NBA Playoff Bracket, you can make your own picks. Scroll below and click to download the printable playoff bracket for the 2022 NBA Playoffs. Use it to track your own picks, or for pools to talk smack between friends!

2022 NBA Playoffs Bracket

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A couple things to note when filling out your bracket:

  1. The NBA playoffs use a traditional bracket format and there is no re-seeding if upsets occur
  2. Your pick for each series will be filled in to the open field beside them
  3. All series are a best-of-seven

Need Help Filling Out Your Bracket?

Are you a little unfamiliar with some of these teams? Make sure you have all the information you need to make smart picks in your bracket by checking out the following pages:

NBA Playoffs First-Round Schedule

All series will tip-off either Saturday, April 16th, or Sunday, April 17th. See the tentative schedules for each series in the tables below, with known tip times listed in EST.

Eastern Conference

(#1) Heat vs (#8) Cavaliers/Hawks

Game Date (Time) Away Team Home Team
1 April 17 (1pm) Atlanta Hawks/Cleveland Cavaliers Miami Heat
2 April 19 (TBD) Atlanta Hawks/Cleveland Cavaliers Miami Heat
3 April 22 (TBD) Miami Heat Atlanta Hawks/Cleveland Cavaliers
4 April 24 (TBD) Miami Heat Atlanta Hawks/Cleveland Cavaliers
5 April 26 (TBD) Atlanta Hawks/Cleveland Cavaliers Miami Heat
6 April 28 (TBD) Philadelphia 76ers Atlanta Hawks/Cleveland Cavaliers
7 April 30 (TBD) Atlanta Hawks/Cleveland Cavaliers Miami Heat

(#2) Celtics vs (#7) Nets

Game Date (Time) Away Team Home Team
1 April 17 (3:30pm) Brooklyn Nets Boston Celtics
2 April 20 (7pm) Brooklyn Nets Boston Celtics
3 April 23 (TBD) Boston Celtics Brooklyn Nets
4 April 25 (TBD) Boston Celtics Brooklyn Nets
5 April 27 (TBD) Brooklyn Nets Boston Celtics
6 April 29 (TBD) Brooklyn Nets Brooklyn Nets
7 May 1 (TBD) Brooklyn Nets Boston Celtics

(#3) Bucks vs (#6) Bulls

Game Date (Time) Away Team Home Team
1 April 17 (6:30pm) Chicago Bulls Milwaukee Bucks
2 April 20 (9:30pm) Chicago Bulls Milwaukee Bucks
3 April 22 (7:30pm) Milwaukee Bucks Chicago Bulls
4 April 24 (1:30pm) Milwaukee Bucks Chicago Bulls
5 April 27 (TBD) Chicago Bulls Milwaukee Bucks
6 April 29 (TBD) Milwaukee Bucks Chicago Bulls
7 May 1 (TBD) Chicago Bulls Milwaukee Bucks

(#4) 76ers vs (#5) Raptors

Game Date (Time) Away Team Home Team
1 April 16 (6:00pm) Toronto Raptors Philadelphia 76ers
2 April 18 (7:30pm) Toronto Raptors Philadelphia 76ers
3 April 20 (8:00pm) Philadelphia 76ers Toronto Raptors
4 April 23 (2:00pm) Philadelphia 76ers Toronto Raptors
5 April 25 (TBD) Toronto Raptors Philadelphia 76ers
6 April 28 (TBD) New York Knicks Toronto Raptors
7 April 30 (TBD) Toronto Raptors Philadelphia 76ers

Western Conference

(#1) Suns vs (#8) Clippers/Pelicans

Game Date (Time) Away Team Home Team
1 April 17 (9pm) LA Clippers/NO Pelicans Phoenix Suns
2 April 19 (10pm) LA Clippers/NO Pelicans Phoenix Suns
3 April 22 (TBD) Phoenix Suns LA Clippers/NO Pelicans
4 April 24 (9:30pm) Phoenix Suns LA Clippers/NO Pelicans
5 April 26 (TBD) LA Clippers/NO Pelicans Phoenix Suns
6 April 28 (TBD) Phoenix Suns LA Clippers/NO Pelicans
7 April 30 (TBD) Memphis Grizzlies Phoenix Suns

(#2) Grizzlies vs (#7) Timberwolves

Game Date (Time) Away Team Home Team
1 April 16 (3:30pm) Minnesota Timberwolves Memphis Grizzlies
2 April 19 (TBD) Minnesota Timberwolves Memphis Grizzlies
3 April 21 (7:30pm) Memphis Grizzlies Minnesota Timberwolves
4 April 23 (TBD) Memphis Grizzlies Minnesota Timberwolves
5 April 26 (TBD) Minnesota Timberwolves Memphis Grizzlies
6 April 29 (TBD) Memphis Grizzlies Minnesota Timberwolves
7 May 1 (TBD) Minnesota Timberwolves Memphis Grizzlies

(#3) Warriors vs (#6) Nuggets

Game Date (Time) Away Team Home Team
1 April 16 (8:30pm) Denver Nuggets Golden State Warriors
2 April 18 (10:00pm) Denver Nuggets Golden State Warriors
3 April 21 (10:00pm) Golden State Warriors Denver Nuggets
4 April 24 (3:30pm) Golden State Warriors Denver Nuggets
5 April 27 (TBD) Denver Nuggets Golden State Warriors
6 April 29 (TBD) Golden State Warriors Denver Nuggets
7 May 1 (TBD) Denver Nuggets Golden State Warriors

(#4) Mavericks vs (#5) Jazz

Game Date (Time) Away Team Home Team
1 April 16 (1:00pm) Utah Jazz Dallas Mavericks
2 April 18 (8:30pm) Utah Jazz Dallas Mavericks
3 April 21 (9:00pm) Dallas Mavericks Utah Jazz
4 May 30 (9:30pm) Dallas Mavericks Utah Jazz
5 June 2 (TBD) Utah Jazz Dallas Mavericks
6 June 4 (TBD) Dallas Mavericks Utah Jazz
7 June 6 (TBD) Utah Jazz Dallas Mavericks
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