Printable 2014 NBA Playoff Bracket

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Printable NBA Playoff Bracket 2014 The 2014 NBA Playoff bracket gets started on April 19th, 2014. The playoffs commence a few days after the NBA regular season wraps-up, and continue through the month of June.

The current setup for the NBA postseason features the best eight teams from the NBA’s Eastern and Western Conferences. The current setup of the games features a best of seven game contests in each playoff round. The best team from each Conference earns the right to face off in the NBA Championship.

The 2014 Playoffs see the LeBron James led Miami Heat trying to win a “Three Peat” with a number of quality teams such as the San Antonio Spurs, Oklahoma City Thunder, and Indiana Pacers trying to knock off the Heat during post season play. For those who enjoy manually following the playoffs, we have included a printable 2014 NBA Playoff bracket below.

2014 NBA Playoff Schedule Dates of Interest

April 19, 2014 – 2014 NBA Playoffs begin
April 27, 2014 – 2014 NBA Draft Early Entry Eligibility Deadline.
May 5, 2014 – 2014 NBA Conference Semifinals begin
May 20, 2014 – 2014 NBA Conference Finals begin
May 20, 2014 – 2014 NBA Draft Lottery
June 5, 2014 – 2014 NBA Finals start.

What is the Current Format of the NBA Playoffs?

The NBA currently features a best of seven game format for each round in the playoffs. The format changes a tad for the championship round, but still features a maximum of seven games. In each round, the first team to win four games takes the series.
Rounds 1-3 : Best 4 out of 7 : HHAAHAH (H= Home, A= Away)
Round 4: Best 4 out of 7 : HHAAAHH (H= Home, A= Away)

NBA Playoff Schedule 2014

2014 NBA Playoffs Opening Round

Dates: April 19th until completed.

Eastern Conference
#1 Indiana Pacers vs #8 Atlanta Hawks
#2 Miami Heat vs #7 Charlotte Bobcats
#3 Toronto Raptors vs #6 Brooklyn Nets
#4 Chicago Bulls vs #5 Washington Wizards
Western Conference
#1 San Antonio Spurs vs #8 Dallas Mavericks
#2 Oklahoma City Thunder vs #7 Memphis Grizzlies
#3 Los Angeles Clipper vs #6 Golden State
#4 Houston Rockets vs #5 Portland Trailblazers

2014 NBA Playoffs Quarterfinals Round

Dates: A few days after the opening round of the playoffs has concluded.

Eastern Conference
Winner #1/#8 Seed vs Winner #4/#5 Seed
Winner #2/#7 Seed vs Winner #3/#6 Seed
Western Conference
Winner #1/#8 Seed vs Winner #4/#5 Seed
Winner #2/#7 Seed vs Winner #3/#6 Seed

2014 NBA Playoffs Semifinals Round

Dates: Commence shortly after the quarterfinals are complete. If the participating teams are available to start play sooner, the NBA reserves the right to move gameplay up to May 3rd or 4th, 2014, but it is not uncommon for the semifinal round to start in mid-May if a number of the series have gone to seven games in previous rounds.

Eastern Conference
Winner Quarterfinal Round #1 vs Winner Quarterfinal Round #2
Western Conference
Winner Quarterfinal Round #1 vs Winner Quarterfinal Round #2

2014 NBA Playoff Championship Round

Dates: Commence on or about June 5th, 2014.
The NBA Finals are set to start within a few days after each conference championship round is over. Although the Finals typically start in June, the NBA reserves the right to move them into May if the Conference Finals are complete.
Eastern Conference Champion vs Western Conference Champion

Printable 2014 NBA Playoff Bracket

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