Pelicans Playoff Schedule 2022: Games, Opponent, TV Channel & Times for New Orleans in Play-In Tournament (Updated)

Adam Taylor McKillop
New Orleans Pelicans playoff schedule: Opponent, games, dates, times & TV channel for NBA Playoffs first round 2022.
New Orleans Pelicans playoff schedule: Opponent, games, dates, times & TV channel for NBA Playoffs first round 2022. / Darren Yamashita-USA TODAY Sports

A successful season for the New Orleans Pelicans has helped put them in position to qualify for the 2022 NBA Playoffs. The Pelicans have officially advanced through the NBA Play-In Tournament.

Pelicans Playoff Schedule

Here's everything you need to know about New Orleans' playoff schedule during the 2022 NBA postseason.

Are the Pelicans in the Playoffs?

The Pelicans are now officially in the NBA Playoffs after earning the Western Conference 8-seed.

What Seed Are the Pelicans?

The Pelicans earned the No. 8 seed in the Western Conference Playoffs after defeating the Los Angeles Clippers on Friday.

Who Will the New Orleans Pelicans Play in the Playoffs?

After defeating the San Antonio Spurs and LA Clippers, the Pelicans will face the 1-seed Phoenix Suns in Round 1.

Are the Pelicans Out of Playoffs?

The NBA Playoffs kick off on Saturday, April 16. New Orleans advanced to a first round matchup against the 1-seed Phoenix Suns.

New Orleans Pelicans Playoffs Schedule 2022

The Pelicans will play the Suns in Game 1 Sunday, April 17 at 9 p.m. ET. This game will air live on

Pelicans Playoff Dates

Did the New Orleans Pelicans Make the Playoffs?

The Pelicans clinched an official spot in the NBA Playoffs by playing through the play-in tournament. New Orleans is the 8-seed and will play the 1-seed Phoenix Suns in the Western Conference.

Pelicans Playoff Dates

  • Sunday, 4/17 - Game 1: Pelicans at Suns, 9 p.m. ET
  • Tuesday, 4/19 - Game 2: Pelicans at Suns, 10 p.m. ET
  • Friday, 4/22 - Game 3: Suns at Pelicans, TBD
  • Sunday, 4/24 - Game 4: Suns at Pelicans, 9:30 p.m. ET
  • Tuesday, 4/26 - Game 5* (*if nec.): Pelicans at Suns, TBD
  • Thursday, 4/28 - Game 6* (*if nec.): Suns at Pelicans, TBD
  • Saturday, 4/30 - Game 7 (*if nec.): Pelicans at Suns, TBD

Pelicans Championship Odds

The Pelicans are +13000 in NBA championship odds, according to FanDuel Sportsbook.

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