NBA playoffs 2017: Scores, schedule, news and live updates

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Get the latest NBA scoresand updated playoff schedulebelow. We'll also bring you news, updates and video highlightsbefore, during and after each game.

There were just two NBA playoff games Monday night: The Cleveland Cavaliers held off the Indiana Pacers 117-111 while the San Antonio Spurs rolled past the Memphis Grizzlies 96-82.

In Cleveland, the Cavaliers jumped out to a big early lead, then withstood a ferocious comeback by the Pacers. Cleveland's "Big Three" of LeBron James, Kyrie Irving and Kevin Love combined for 89 points. Paul George tallied 32 for Indiana.

In San Antonio, the Spurs got 37 points from Kawhi Leonard, who sank all 19 of his free throw attempts. Mike Conley led the Grizzlies with 24 points.

There are three NBA playoff games Tuesday: the Bucks, who won Game 1, are at the Raptors (-7.5); the Bulls, up 1-0, are at the Celtics (-7); and the Jazz, also up 1-0, are at the Clippers (-9).

Check out the latest NBA scores and updated playoff schedule below, or scroll down for news and highlights from each game.

NBA playoffs 2017: Scores, news and highlights

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Monday's scores

Cavaliers 117 Pacers 111

Spurs 96, Grizzlies 82

Tuesday's games

Bucks vs. Raptors, 7 p.m.

Live updates from Bucks-Raptors coming soon

Bulls vs. Celtics, 8 p.m.

Live updates from Bulls-Celtics coming soon

Jazz vs. Clippers, 10:30

Live updates from Jazz-Clippers coming soon

NBA playoff schedule, times, TV channels

Here's a look at the NBA playoff schedule,with game times (all Eastern) and TV channel information:

Tuesday, April 18

Away Home Time TV
Bucks Raptors 7 p.m. NBA TV
Bulls Celtics 8 p.m. TNT
Jazz Clippers 10:30 TNT

Wednesday, April 19

Away Home Time TV
Hawks Wizards 7 p.m. NBA TV
Thunder Rockets 8 p.m. TNT
Blazers Warriors 10:30 TNT

Thursday, April 20

Away Home Time TV
Cavs Pacers 7 p.m. TNT
Raptors Bucks 8 p.m. NBA TV
Spurs Grizzlies 9:30 TNT

Friday, April 21

Away Home Time TV
Celtics Bulls 7 p.m. ESPN
Rockets Thunder 9:30 ESPN
Clippers Jazz 10 p.m. ESPN2

Saturday, April 22

Away Home Time TV
Raptors Bucks 3 p.m. TNT
Wizards Hawks 5:30 TNT
Spurs Grizzlies 8 p.m. ESPN
Warriors Blazers 10:30 ESPN

Sunday, April 23

Away Home Time TV
Cavs Pacers 1 p.m. ABC
Rockets Thunder 3:30 ABC
Celtics Bulls 6:30 TNT
Clippers Jazz 9 p.m. TNT

Monday, April 24

Away Home Time TV
Bucks Raptors 7 p.m. NBA TV*
Wizards Hawks 8 p.m. TNT
Warriors Blazers 10:30 TNT

* If necessary.

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