The Boston Celtics secured a place in the 2022 NBA Finals by winning Game 7 against the Milwaukee Box in the Eastern Conference Finals on Sunday. This is Boston’s first appearance in the NBA Finals in 12 years, which will now face the Golden State Warriors in the best-of-7 championship series starting Thursday.
The Warriors sent the Dallas Mavericks to five games to win the Western Conference title, securing their sixth trip to the NBA title series in eight years. They are looking for their fourth title in that expansion, while the Celtics are looking for their 18th title in franchise history.
All NBA Finals games will be broadcast live on ABC, ESPN Deportes, ESPN App, ESPN3 and ESPN Radio, with Game of the Week broadcasts at 9 pm ET / 6 pm PT and Weekend games at 8 pm PT / 5 pm PT. (The games will also be available on Fubo TV, which is available through a free trial.)
For the 15th year in a row, Jimmy Kimmel Live: NBA Finals Game Night Each game will air in primetime at night (after 8 pm ET and West Coast games) on ABC. This year’s lineup will feature surprise guests including Adam Sandler, Chris Pratt, Chris Evans, Steve Martin, Martin Short, Selena Gomez, Martin Lawrence and Samuel L. Jackson.
Here is the schedule for the full NBA Finals:
Game 1: Thursday, June 2: Boston in the Golden State, 9 p.m.
Game 2: Sunday, June 5: Boston at Golden State, 8 ET
Game 3: Wednesday, June 8: Golden State in Boston, 9 ET
Game 4: Friday, June 10: Golden State in Boston, 9 ET
* Game 5: Monday, June 13: Boston at Golden State, 9 p.m.
* Game 6: Thursday, June 16: Golden State in Boston, 9 ET
* Game 7: Sunday, June 19: Boston at Golden State, 8 ET
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