LeBron James Heads To His Fifth NBA Final In A Row, A Feat Michael, Magic Or Bird Never Accomplished
Lebron James and the Cleveland Cavaliers are heading to the NBA Finals! This will be LeBron James’ 5th final in a row, a feat Michael, Magic and Bird never did.
The Cavs completed the sweep with a 118-88 win in Game 4 over the Atlanta Hawks. LeBron James continued to control the series, as he finished with 23 points, nine rebounds and seven assists. He could have added more but sat out most of the fourth quarter.
The Cavaliers will open play in the 2015 NBA Finals on June 4 and a Game 7 if needed would be played on June 19.
The series start date has been set for some time now. What has not been distributed widely is the full NBA Finals schedule, which was determined recently.
Below is a breakdown of dates for Games 1-7 of the NBA Finals, should the series go seven games.
Game 1: Thursday, June 4, 9 p.m.
Game 2: Sunday, June 7, 8 p.m.
Game 3: Tuesday, June 9, 9 p.m.
Game 4: Thursday, June 11, 9 p.m.
Game 5: Sunday, June 14, 8 p.m.
Game 6: Tuesday, June 16, 9 p.m.
Game 7: Friday, June 19, 9 p.m.
Games 5-7 are if necessary. Times are according to SportsMediaWatch.com.
All games will be televised on ABC.
Regardless of if the Cavaliers play Golden State or Houston, they will begin the series on the road for the first two games because both opponents have better records against the Cavaliers this season. The Western Conference team will play host to Games 1 and 2; and 5 and 7, if necessary. Cleveland will host Game 3 and Game 4; and Game 6, if necessary.
The Golden State Warriors lead the Western Conference finals, 3-1. Game 5 is Wednesday at 9 p.m. on ESPN.