2016 NBA playoffs: Miami Heat, Charlotte Hornets schedule

The Heat are back in the playoffs after a one-year absence. Here's their first-round schedule. (Getty Images)
The Heat are back in the playoffs after a one-year absence. Here’s their first-round schedule. (Getty Images)

The Heat‘s loss in Boston on Wednesday ended up not mattering in the playoff race, and they ended up with the No. 3 seed anyway. They will host the Charlotte Hornets in the first round of the playoffs.

Here is the full series schedule:

Game 1: at Miami, Sunday, 5:30 p.m., TNT and Fox Sports Sun
Game 2: at Miami, Wednesday, 7 p.m., NBA TV and Fox Sports Sun
Game 3: at Charlotte, April 23, 5:30 p.m., TNT and Fox Sports Sun
Game 4: at Charlotte, April 25, time TBD, network TBD
Game 5*: at Miami, April 27, time TBD, network TBD
Game 6*: at Charlotte, April 29, time TBD, network TBD
Game 7*: at Miami, May 1, time TBD, network TBD
* – if necessary

The soonest a potential second-round series against Toronto or Indiana could start is April 30.

[Dorell Wright, Miami’s 2004 first-rounder, back with Heat for playoff run]

[Goran Dragic says nobody wants to face Miami Heat in playoffs]

[Justise Winslow (ankle) good to go for playoffs]

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