The playoffs of the CBA (Chinese Basketball Association) will start April 1st. The top eight teams of the regular season participate. Below are the eight teams fighting for the title.

  • Guandong
  • Xinjiang
  • Jiangsu
  • Shaanxi
  • DongGuan
  • Fujian
  • Zhejiang G.
  • Shandong

The first round of the playoffs will have a format of best of five in a 1-2-2 format. The schedule and matchups are below.

Game 1

  • 2009-04-01 19:30 Guangdong VS Shandong
  • 2009-04-01 19:30 Xinjiang VS Zhejiang Guangsha
  • 2009-04-01 19:30 Shaanxi VS Dongguan
  • 2009-04-01 19:30 Jiangsu VS Fujian

Game 2

  • 2009-04-03 19:30 Fujian VS Jiangsu
  • 2009-04-03 19:30 Dongguan VS Shaanxi
  • 2009-04-03 19:30 Zhejiang Guangsha VS Xinjiang
  • 2009-04-03 19:30 Shandong VS Guangdong

Game 3

  • 2009-04-05 19:30 Fujian VS Jiangsu
  • 2009-04-05 19:30 Dongguan VS Shaanxi
  • 2009-04-05 19:30 Zhejiang Guangsha VS Xinjiang
  • 2009-04-05 19:30 Shandong VS Guangdong

Game 4 (If necessary)

  • 2009-04-08 19:30 Jiangsu VS Fujian
  • 2009-04-08 19:30 Shaanxi VS Dongguan
  • 2009-04-08 19:30 Xinjiang VS Zhejiang Guangsha
  • 2009-04-08 19:30 Guangdong VS Shandong

Game 5 (If necessary)

  • 2009-04-10 19:30 Guangdong VS Shandong
  • 2009-04-10 19:30 Xinjiang VS Zhejiang Guangsha
  • 2009-04-10 19:30 Shaanxi VS Dongguan
  • 2009-04-10 19:30 Jiangsu VS Fujian