MIAMI, May 13 â€“ The HEAT announced today the schedule for its best-of-seven, Eastern Conference Finals series against the Chicago Bulls. The complete schedule is as follows:
Game 1 @ Chicago Sun., May 15 8:00 p.m. TNT
Game 2 @ Chicago Wed., May 18 8:30 p.m. TNT
Game 3 @ Miami Sun., May 22 8:30 p.m. TNT
Game 4 @ Miami Tue., May 24 8:30 p.m. TNT
Game 5* @ Chicago Thu., May 26 8:30 p.m. TNT
Game 6* @ Miami Sat., May 28 8:30 p.m. TNT
Game 7* @ Chicago Mon., May 30 8:30 p.m. TNT
All Times Eastern
*Games will be played if necessary.
The Third Round of White Hot: The 2011 HEAT Playoffs opens this Sunday, as the HEAT travel to the Windy City for the first two games of the series. Game 1 is scheduled for an 8:00 p.m. tip off. Game 2 will be played Wednesday, May 18th, slated for an 8:30 p.m. start time. The HEAT will then travel back to Miami for Games 3 and 4, where the contests will be played Sunday, May 22nd and Tuesday, May 24th, respectively. Games 5, 6 and 7 will only be played if necessary. Doors to the AmericanAirlines Arena will open two hours prior to game time for games played on Saturday or Sunday and two and one-half hours prior to game time for the game played on Tuesday, May 24. All Eastern Conference Finals games are exclusively broadcast by TNT.