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The NBA released a pair of schedule scenarios for the Atlanta Hawks should they defeat the Brooklyn Nets and advance to the Eastern Conference Semifinals against the Washington Wizards.

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The NBA released a pair of schedule scenarios for the Eastern Conference semifinals on Thursday. If the Hawks are victorious in Game 6, then Game 1 of the semifinals against the Washington Wizards would be Sunday at 1pm at Philips Arena. If the series goes seven games, then the semis will begin on Tuesday, May 5.

Here is a look at the complete schedule scenarios:

Scenario 1 - Hawks defeat Nets in Game 6

Game 1 - Sun May 3 Washington at Atlanta 1:00PM - ABC
Game 2 - Tue May 5 Washington at Atlanta 8:00PM - TNT
Game 3 - Sat May 9 Atlanta at Washington 5:00PM - ESPN
Game 4 - Mon May 11 Atlanta at Washington 7:00PM - TNT
Game 5 * Wed May 13 Washington at Atlanta TBD - TNT
Game 6 * Fri May 15 Atlanta at Washington TBD - ESPN
Game 7 * Mon May 18 Washington at Atlanta 8:00PM - TNT

Scenario 2 - Hawks defeat Nets in Game 7*

Game 1 - Tue May 5 at Atlanta OR Washington 8:00PM - TNT
Game 2 - Thu May 7 at Atlanta OR Washington 8:00PM - ESPN
Game 3 - Sat May 9 at Washington OR Brooklyn 5:00PM - ESPN
Game 4 - Mon May 11 at Washington OR Brooklyn 7:00PM - TNT
Game 5 * Wed May 13 at Atlanta OR Washington TBD - TNT
Game 6 * Fri May 15 at Washington OR Brooklyn TBD - ESPN
Game 7 * Mon May 18 at Atlanta OR Washington 8:00PM - TNT

*Note: If Brooklyn wins Game 7, then scenario 2 schedule applies with Game 1 held in Washington

There will be no local television broadcast of the semifinals round.