Since two games went the full series of seven games, the NBA Conference Finals are here. So, are you going to be watching this round? Equally important, are your favorite teams still playing?
NBA Conference Finals – Western Conference
In the Western Conference, this round will begin on Tuesday with the Portland Trail Blazers visiting last year’s champions, the Golden State Warriors. To read more, be sure to visit our Golden State Warriors Sweep Cavaliers post. Not only did the Warriors win the championship last year; but they also won in 2017.
When the Warriors played the Blazers in 2017, they swept the Blazers. So, will the Warriors be headed back to the finals?
The schedule for the Western Conference Finals is as follows:
- On Tuesday, May 14th, 9:00 p.m. – the Portland Trail Blazers will be in Oakland, California to visit the Golden State Warriors
- Game 2 – Blazers v Warriors will be in California on Thursday May 16th at 9:00 p.m.
- On Saturday, May 18th – 9:00 p.m.. Game 3 – the Warriors will be in Oregon to play the Blazers
- Game 4 – the Warriors are in Portland on Monday, May 20th at 9:00 p.m.
- If needed, Game 5 will be back in California – May 22nd at 9:00 p.m
- On May 24th, Game 6 will be in Portland at 9:00 p.m.
- Finally, if needed – Game 7 will be on May 26th back in California at 9:00 p.m.
NBA Conference Finals Eastern Conference
In the Eastern Conference, the finals are, the Toronto Raptors will go to Milwaukee to visit the Bucks to begin their series on Wednesday, May 15th. After the Bucks lost their first game in the second round of the playoffs against the Celtics; they went on to win the next four straight. To read more, be sure to visit our Boston Celtics Playoff Elimination post.
The schedule for the Eastern Conference Finals is as follows:
- On Wednesday, the Raptors will be in Milwaukee – May 15th – 8:30 p.m.
- Game 2, the Raptors will be in Milwaukee – May 17th – 8:30 p.m.
- On Saturday, Game 3 – the Bucks will be in Toronto – May 19th – 8:30 p.m.
- Game 4 – the Bucks will be in Toronto – May 21st – 8:30 p.m.
- If needed, Game 5 will be back in Milwaukee – May 23rd at 8:30 p.m.
- On May 25th, Game 6 will be in Toronto – May 25th at 8:30 p.m.
- Finally, if needed – Game 7 will be back in Milwaukee – May 27th at 8:30 p.m.
When these two teams matched up in the playoffs in 2017, the Toronto Raptors defeated the Bucks in six games. Which team will head to the NBA finals?
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