NBA playoffs 2022: Complete conference finals matchups, schedules and news

The NBA postseason has been narrowed down to four contenders who are vying for the 2022 title.

The top-seeded Miami Heat became the first team to advance to the Eastern Conference finals, beating the Philadelphia 76ers Thursday to take their semifinal series 4-2. The third-seeded Golden State Warriors took care of business on Friday in the Western Conference semifinals, beating the Memphis Grizzlies 4-2 for the series win.


Keeping the postseason intriguing were the No. 2 seed Boston Celtics, who beat the No. 3 seed Milwaukee Bucks in a Game 7 matchup on Sunday to advance to the Eastern Conference finals. In the second Game 7 of the day, the top-seeded Phoenix Suns were eliminated by the No. 4 seed Dallas Mavericks to advance in the West.

Here's all the info you need for each conference finals matchup, including game recaps, news and series-by-series analysis.

All times are Eastern.

MORE: First-round results | Second-round results



EASTERN CONFERENCE FINALS





Miami Heat (1) leadBoston Celtics (2), 1-0


Game 1:Heat 118, Celtics 107

Game 2:at Miami, Thursday, 8:30 p.m. (ESPN)

Game 3:at Boston, Saturday, 8:30 p.m. (ABC)

Game 4:at Boston, Monday, May 23, 8:30 p.m. (ABC)

*Game 5:at Miami, Wednesday, May 25, 8:30 p.m. (ESPN)

*Game 6:at Boston, Friday, May 27, 8:30 p.m. (ESPN)


*Game 7:at Miami, Sunday, May 29, 8:30 p.m. (ESPN)

*if necessary




WESTERN CONFERENCE FINALS





Golden State Warriors (3) leadDallas Mavericks (4), 1-0


Game 1:Warriors 112, Mavericks 87


Game 2:at Golden State, Friday, 9 p.m. (TNT)

Game 3:at Dallas, Sunday, 9 p.m. (TNT)

Game 4:at Dallas, Tuesday, May 24, 9 p.m. (TNT)

*Game 5:at Golden State, Thursday, May 26, 9 p.m. (TNT)

*Game 6:at Dallas, Saturday, May 28, 9 p.m. (TNT)

*Game 7:at Golden State, Monday, May 30, 8 p.m. (TNT)

*if necessary



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