NBA Finals 2022

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July 6, 2022

The 2022 NBA Finals is the final stage of the NBA regular season in the 2021/22 season and the end of the playoffs. The final series is set to begin on June 2, 2022, with a possible seventh game scheduled for June 19, 2022. The 2022 NBA Finals is sponsored by the YouTube TV streaming service. In the final, the series went up to four victories according to the scheme: 2 + 2 + 1 + 1 + 1. Games 1, 2, and 5 were played on the court of the Golden State Warriors. The Boston Celtics were the home court for games 3, 4, and 6. The first game was played on June 2, 2022, and the sixth final match was played on June 16. The NBA champion was the Golden State Warriors, who defeated the Boston Celtics 4–2 in six games. For the Warriors, the title was the 7th in club history.

Finals logo and awards

On April 13, 2022, the NBA released a new version of the NBA Finals logo. The new logo also features the championship trophy with the Larry O'Brien Cup in the background. Then on May 12, the NBA announced that the Larry O'Brien Cup championship trophy and the Bill Russell NBA Finals MVP Trophy were also redesigned. Among the new changes to the Larry O'Brien Trophy, its base now consists of two discs listing the names of all previous winning teams. The Bill Russell Name Prize has been changed from a gold ball and silver net to a gold with silver inlays.

Anticipation

Boston Celtics

The Boston Celtics made it to the NBA Finals for the twenty-second time. Boston finished the regular season with a 51–31 record and tied for first in the Atlantic Division. The Celtics defeated the Brooklyn Nets in four games and defeated the Milwaukee Bucks in seven games in the conference semifinals. In the Eastern Conference Finals, the Boston Celtics defeated the Miami Heat in seven games.

Golden State Warriors

The Golden State Warriors reached the NBA Finals for the tenth time. The Warriors finished the regular season with 53 wins and finished second in the Pacific Division. The Golden State Warriors defeated the Denver Nuggets in five games in the first round and beat the Memphis Grizzlies in six games in the second round. In the Western Conference Finals, the Warriors defeated the Dallas Mavericks in five games.

Playoffs 2022

Regular Season Games

Series

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