NBLC Playoffs Officially Begin April 4th

NBLC Playoffs Officially Begin April 4th

Toronto, Ontario —The National Basketball League of Canada is pleased to announce that the 2019 NBLC Playoffs officially begins on April 4, 2019.

The London Lightning will defend their NBLC Championship and attempt to be the first team in league history to win three consecutive titles. Meanwhile the Moncton Magic look to cap off a historic season that saw them start the campaign with a franchise best 10 straight wins and the best record in the league ensuring home court advantage throughout the playoffs. 

"Never in league history have we seen a regular season close with as much excitement as we just witnessed. Fans will definitely be in for a treat when the 2019 post season gets underway." Deputy Commissioner Audley Stephenson. 

Here is the complete schedule for all first-round playoff series which can be streamed live online at NBLC Live.  Please visit NBLC Playoff Central for full playoff information including schedule, match-ups and summaries.

Central Division – First Round

(1) London Lightning vs (4) KW Titans 
Game 1 - Thursday April 4th, KW at London, Budweiser Gardens @7PM
Game 2 - Tuesday April 9th KW at London, Budweiser Gardens @7PM
Game 3 - Thursday April 11th, London at Kitchener, Kitchener Memorial Auditorium @7PM
Game 4 * - Saturday April 13th, London at Kitchener, Kitchener Memorial Auditorium @7PM
Game 5 * - Sunday April 14th, KW at London, Budweiser Gardens @2PM

(2) St. John's Edge vs (3) Sudbury Five
Game 1 Friday April 5th, Sudbury at St. John's, Mile One Centre @7PM 
Game 2 Sunday April 7th, Sudbury at St. John's, Mile One Centre @2PM 
Game 3 Wednesday April 10th, St. John's at Sudbury, Sudbury Community Arena @7PM
Game 4 * Friday April 12th, St. John's at Sudbury, Sudbury Community Arena @7PM
Game 5 * Sunday April 14th, Sudbury at St. John's, Mile One Centre @2PM

Atlantic Division – First Round

(1) Moncton Magic vs (4) Saint John Riptide 
Game 1 Friday April 5th, Saint John at Avenir Centre @7PM 
Game 2 Sunday April 7th, Saint John at Avenir Centre @2PM 
Game 3 Wednesday April 10th, Moncton at Harbour Station @7PM 
Game 4 * Thursday April 11th, Moncton at Harbour Station @7PM 
Game 5 * Saturday April 13th, Saint John at Avenir Centre @7PM 

(2) Halifax Hurricanes vs (3) Cape Breton Highlanders 
Game 1 - Thursday April 4th, Cape Breton at Scotiabank Centre @7PM  
Game 2 - Sunday, April 7th, Cape Breton at Scotiabank Centre @2PM  
Game 3 Monday April 8th, Halifax at Centre 200 @7PM
#4 * TBA
#5 * Saturday April 13th, Cape Breton at Scotiabank Centre @7PM 

(*) – if necessary
Game times and venues are subject to change.
All Game Times are Local