While the Bulls still have a chance, by winning tonight, to wind up with the best record in the NBA and home court throughout the playoffs, their first-round matchup with the Indiana Pacers has been set for some time.â†µâ†µ
Today, the league announced that Game One of the Eastern Conference First Round series between the Chicago Bulls and Indiana Pacers will tip off at 12 noon (Central) on Saturday, April 16 at the United Center.â†µâ†µ
The game will be televised locally on Comcast SportsNet, and will have the usual radio broadcast on ESPN 1000. In addition, Game 1 will also air nationally on ESPN.â†µâ†µ
Other game times in this first-round series will be announced at a later time, once all the other series and matchups are set, TV schedules determined, etc. As posted here yesterday, tickets for the Bulls' first and second round playoff series go on sale Friday morning at 11 a.m. Central time, via Bulls.com, 1-800-4NBA-TIX, Ticketmaster and at the United Center box office.