The Eastern Conference champion Boston Celtics have a date set with the Western Conference champion Golden State Warriors.
The Celtics capped their tough road to the NBA Finals with Sunday’s Game 7 victory over the Miami Heat. The Eastern Conference finals series was Boston’s second seven-game series of the postseason, having done so against the Milwaukee Bucks after a sweep of the Brooklyn Nets. It marks the organization’s first NBA Finals appearance since 2010.
The Warriors advanced to their sixth finals in eight years with their Game 5 victory over the Dallas Mavericks on Thursday. Golden State, due to having a better regular-season record, will have home-court advantage in the NBA Finals.
The best-of-seven series will start Thursday with dates and times revealed by the NBA.
Game 1: Thursday, June 2: Boston at Golden State, 9 ET, ABC
Game 2: Sunday, June 5: Boston at Golden State, 8 ET, ABC
Game 3: Wednesday, June 8: Golden State at Boston, 9 ET, ABC
Game 4: Friday, June 10: Golden State at Boston, 9 ET, ABC
Game 5: Monday, June 13: Boston at Golden State, 9 ET, ABC (If necessary)
Game 6: Thursday, June 16: Golden State at Boston, 9 ET, ABC (If necessary)
Game 7: Sunday, June 19: Boston at Golden State, 8 ET, ABC (If necessary)