The Golden State Warriors are back in the NBA Finals. For the sixth time in eight years and the first time since 2019, the Warriors won the Western Conference. This time, they ousted the Dallas Mavericks and Luka Doncic in five games, closing out the West finals on Thursday night in San Francisco. The 2022 NBA Finals start Thursday, June 2.
So who will the Warriors face? The Boston Celtics, who survived the Miami Heat for a 100-96 Game 7 win in the Eastern Conference finals.
(All times U.S./Eastern)
Thursday, May 26
Game 5: Warriors 120, Mavericks 110
Friday, May 27
Game 6: Heat 111, Celtics 103
Sunday, May 29
Game 7: Celtics 100, Heat 96