ATLANTA – Bally Sports Southeast will have complete coverage of the Atlanta Hawks in the First Round of the 2022 NBA Playoffs, televising every game between the Hawks and Miami Heat.
The Hawks advanced to the First Round of the playoffs with wins over the Charlotte Hornets and Cleveland Cavaliers in the Play-In Tournament, earning them the No. 8 seed. Atlanta finished ninth in the Eastern Conference standings in 2021-22 after reaching the Eastern Conference Finals last season. The Heat are the No. 1 seed for the playoffs after finishing with a 53-29 record in the regular season. The Hawks were 2-4 against the Heat this season with both wins coming at home.
Game 1 coverage between the Hawks and Heat will air on Bally Sports Southeast and the Bally Sports app from FTX Arena in Miami on Sunday, April 17, with coverage starting at 12:30 p.m. ET. Game 2 from Miami will also be on Bally Sports Southeast and the Bally Sports app on Tuesday, April 19, with coverage slated to begin at 7 p.m. ET.
The best-of-seven series will move to Atlanta and State Farm Arena for Games 3 and 4. Game 3 will be Friday, April 22 at 6:30 p.m. ET on Bally Sports Southeast and the Bally Sports app. Game 4 is scheduled for Sunday, April 24 at 6:30 p.m. ET on Bally Sports Southeast and the Bally Sports app.
|Sunday, April 17||Game 1||Miami, Fla.||12:30 p.m.|
|Tuesday, April 19||Game 2||Miami, Fla.||7:00 p.m.|
|Friday, April 22||Game 3||Atlanta, Ga.||6:30 p.m.|
|Sunday, April 24||Game 4||Atlanta, Ga.||6:30 p.m.|
|Tuesday, April 26||Game 5*||Miami, Fla.||TBD|
|Thursday, April 28||Game 6*||Atlanta, Ga.||TBD|
|Saturday, April 30||Game 7*||Miami, Fla.||TBD|
\Start times include Hawks LIVE pregame show. Schedule is subject to change, please check local listings. \
Every Hawks telecast on Bally Sports Southeast will continue with Bob Rathbun as play-by-play announcer, Dominique Wilkins as analyst and Lauren Jbara as in-game reporter. Game telecasts will be widely available through cable, satellite and streaming providers throughout Georgia, Alabama, Mississippi and Tennessee as well as on BallySports.com and the Bally Sports app. Content will also be available on Twitter @HawksOnBally.
Hawks LIVE, the network’s pre- and postgame show, will be hosted by Treavor Scales along with analyst Brian Oliver. The show will originate from the Bally Sports studios in Atlanta for games played in Miami and from State Farm Arena for Hawks home games.
About Bally Sports South and Bally Sports Southeast
Bally Sports South and Bally Sports Southeast – Sinclair Broadcast Group-owned regional sports networks – are the local destination for sports fans across the Southeast, producing 750+ live events while televising 2600+ live events and studio shows annually. Home to the Atlanta Braves, Atlanta Dream, Atlanta Hawks, Atlanta United, Carolina Hurricanes, Charlotte Hornets, Memphis Grizzlies, Nashville Predators, and Atlantic Coast Conference, the networks are widely distributed across Alabama, Georgia, Kentucky, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina and Tennessee. Game telecasts can also be streamed on www.ballysports.com and the Bally Sports app when a consumer authenticates through their pay-tv service. The Bally Sports app is available on mobile and tablet devices, including iOS and Android, as well as the following connected devices: Amazon Fire TV, Android TV, Apple TV, Google Chromecast, Roku Players and Roku TV and Xbox One. Fans can also download the app for free from the iTunes App Store, Google Play, Amazon App Store, Roku App Store, XBOX One App Store and Windows App Store. For more regional sports content, follow @BallySportsSO on Twitter, Instagram, Facebook and YouTube.
About Atlanta Hawks
Committed to entertaining and uniting the city of Atlanta since 1968, the Atlanta Hawks & State Farm Arena, under the leadership of Principal Owners Tony Ressler and Jami Gertz, continue to build bridges through basketball by following its True to Atlanta mantra. On the court, the Hawks’ exciting young core is led by All-Star point guard Trae Young as the organization received the NBA’s top ranking in overall in-game experience for the last two seasons. Off the court, the Hawks organization focuses on positively impacting the lives of Atlantans through providing access to youth basketball, fighting food insecurity, and the recent transformation of State Farm Arena into Georgia’s largest-ever voting precinct for the 2020 elections. The Hawks family also includes the College Park Skyhawks (NBA G League) and Hawks Talon Gaming Club (NBA 2K League). Atlanta Hawks Membership, which includes your seat for every home game, is on sale now at www.hawks.com/membership or by calling 866-715-1500. For more information on the Hawks, log on to www.hawks.com or follow us on social media @ATLHawks.