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NBA Playoffs 2017

nba_logoThe 2017 NBA playoffs kicked off on April 15.  Once again, no local teams made the playoffs this year. Sixteen teams made the playoffs. Eight teams are in the second round vying for the championship, which will be crowned in June.

The Cleveland Cavaliers, lead by LeBron James, Kyrie Irving & Kevin Love, will attempt to defend their title.  They will play the winner of Boston vs. Washington, which will be decided in Game 7 Sunday night. In the Western Conference, The Golden State Warriors are once again the #1 seed, lead by the trio of Stephen Curry, Kevin Durant and Klay Thompson. They play #2 seed San Antonio Spurs, lead by Kawhi Leonard.

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Conference Finals

Eastern Conference:
(1) Boston Celtics vs. (2) Cleveland Cavaliers
Game 1: Wednesday, May 17 – Cleveland 117, Boston 104
Game 2: Friday, May 19 – Cleveland 130, Boston 86
Game 3: Sunday, May 21 – Boston 111, Cleveland 108
Game 4: Tuesday, May 23 – Boston at Cleveland – 8:30pm
Game 5: Thursday, May 25 – Cleveland at Boston – 8:30pm
Game 6*: Saturday, May 27 – Boston at Cleveland – 8:30pm
Game 7*: Monday, May 29 – Cleveland at Boston – 8:30pm
* = if necessary

Western conference:
(1) Golden State Warriors vs. (2) San Antonio Spurs

Game 1: Sunday, May 14: Golden State 113, San Antonio 111
Game 2: Tuesday, May 16: Golden State 136, San Antonio 100
Game 3: Saturday, May 20:  Golden State 120, San Antonio 108
Game 4: Monday, May 22:  Golden State 129, San Antonio 115
Golden State wins 4-0

NBA Finals

starts June 1


First Round

Eastern Conference:
Boston def. Chicago 4-2
Washington def. Atlanta 4-2
Cleveland def. Indiana 4-0
Toronto def. Milwaukee 4-2
Western Conference:
Utah def. L.A. Clippers 4-3
Golden State def. Portland 4-0
San Antonio def. Memphis 4-2
Houston def. Oklahoma City 4-1

Second Round:
Eastern Conference:
Cleveland def. Toronto 4-0
Boston def. Washington 4-3
Western Conference:
Golden State def. Utah 4-0
San Antonio def. Houston 4-2

Conference Finals:
Western conference:

Golden State def. San Antonio 4-0


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