Game 1 for Warriors will be played on Saturday

Game 1 for Warriors will be played on Saturday
April 16, 2014, 3:15 pm

Game 1 of the Western Conference Quarterfinals for the Warriors will be Saturday in either Los Angeles or Oklahoma City. (USATI)

Programming note: Warriors-Nuggets coverage tips off tonight at 7 p.m. on Comcast SportsNet Bay Area with Warriors Pregame Live (Territory restrictions apply) Channel locations

The NBA on Wednesday released the Game 1 date schedule for the first round of the playoffs, and the Warriors will open on Saturday.

What they don't know yet is which opponent they will face.

Both of their possible opponents, the Clippers and the Thunder, are scheduled to begin play on their home courts on Saturday. The exact times are expected to be determined later Wednesday night or early Thursday morning.

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All eight series open this weekend, with four games on Saturday and four more on Easter Sunday.

The Warriors close the regular season against the Nuggets Wednesday night in Denver.