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NBA unveils schedule for final weekend of regular season

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As the NBA regular season draws to a close, the league has announced start times for the season’s final two days.

A 21-game slate will take place between May 15 and May 16.

Many of the games will have an impact on seeding for the playoffs, as well as the play-in tournament.

On May 15, there are three games at 1 p.m. ET, two games at 2 p.m. ET and one at 8 p.m. ET.

The 1 p.m. ET games include the Chicago Bulls visiting the Brooklyn Nets, the Los Angeles Lakers visiting the Indiana Pacers and the Charlotte Hornets visiting the New York Knicks.

Each of those teams are either in contention for the play-in or fighting for playoff positioning.

The 2 p.m. ET games then include the Minnesota Timberwolves hosting the Boston Celtics and the Phoenix Suns visiting the San Antonio Spurs.

A Miami Heat-Milwaukee Bucks showdown at 8 p.m. ET will finish the night.

On May 16, all 30 teams will play in a 15-game slate to finish the regular season.

Three games tip-off at 1 p.m. ET (Boston Celtics vs. New York Knicks, Indiana Pacers vs. Toronto Raptors and Charlotte Hornets vs. Washington Wizards), one at 2 p.m. ET (Suns vs. Spurs), one at 3:30 p.m. ET (Grizzlies vs. Warriors) before three games at 7 p.m. ET, one at 8 p.m. ET and six at 9 p.m. ET.

The complete schedule is below.

Saturday May 15:

Chicago BullsBrooklyn Nets1 p.m.
L.A. LakersIndiana Pacers1 p.m.
Charlotte HornetsNew York Knicks1 p.m.
Boston CelticsMinnesota Timberwolves2 p.m.
Phoenix SunsSan Antonio Spurs2 p.m.
Miami HeatMilwaukee Bucks8 p.m.

Sunday May 16:

Boston CelticsNew York Knicks1 p.m. (ESPN)
Indiana PacersToronto Raptors1 p.m.
Charlotte HornetsWashington Wizards1 p.m.
Phoenix SunsSan Antonio Spurs2 p.m.
Memphis GrizzliesGolden State Warriors3:30 p.m. (ESPN)
Houston RocketsAtlanta Hawks7 p.m.
Cleveland CavaliersBrooklyn Nets7 p.m.
Orlando MagicPhiladelphia 76ers7 p.m.
Miami HeatDetroit Pistons8 p.m.
Milwaukee BucksChicago Bulls9 p.m.
Dallas MavericksMinnesota Timberwolves9 p.m.
L.A. ClippersOklahoma City Thunder9 p.m.
L.A. LakersNew Orleans Pelicans9 p.m.
Denver NuggetsPortland Trail Blazers9 p.m.
Utah JazzSacramento Kings9 p.m.

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