Bucks to open playoffs at 6 p.m. Sunday

The Milwaukee Bucks ended the regular season with a 95-89 win in Oklahoma City and soon learned when their next game would be.

The NBA announced Milwaukee's series with the top-seeded and defending NBA champion Heat will begin at 6 p.m. Sunday at American Airlines Arena in Miami.

Miami finished the regular season with the best record in the league at 66-16, including an NBA-best 37-4 home record. The Bucks head into the playoffs with a 38-44 record, as Wednesday's win snapped a five-game losing streak.

The first two games of the series will be played in Miami, while Game 3 and Game 4 will be at the BMO Harris Bradley Center in Milwaukee. After the first four games, the series alternates between the cities for each necessary game of the best-of-seven series.

The series schedule is as follows:

Game 1, at Miami: 6 p.m. Sunday, FOX Sports Wisconsin
Game 2, at Miami: 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, FOX Sports Wisconsin
Game 3, at Milwaukee: 6 p.m. Thursday, FOX Sports Wisconsin
Game 4, at Milwaukee: 2:30 p.m. Sunday, ABC
Game 5, at Miami: Tuesday, April 30 (if necessary)
Game 6, at Milwaukee: Thursday, May 2 (if necessary)
Game 7, at Miami: Saturday, May 4 (if necessary)

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