2022 NBA Conference Finals bracket, how to watch


And just like that, there were only four.

The 2022 NBA Conference Finals bracket is set following two Game 7s to close out the second round, with the Boston Celtics and Dallas Mavericks advancing.

With two rounds of play in the books, the conference finals will decide which teams will represent their respective conferences in the 2022 NBA Finals. The four teams vying for the last two spots are the Celtics, Mavericks, Golden State Warriors and Miami Heat.

Here’s everything you need to know about the 2022 conference finals:

What is the schedule for the 2022 NBA Conference Finals?

The conference finals began in the East. The first game was played on Tuesday, May 17, and the West had Game 1 on Wednesday, May 18.

The games had a 2-2-1-1-1 format with the higher seed hosting Games 1, 2, 5 and 7 (if necessary). The lower seed had the chance to host Games 3, 4 and 6 (if necessary).

Here is the full seven-game schedule for both conferences:

Eastern Conference

No. 1 Miami Heat vs. No. 2 Boston Celtics

Game 1: Miami won 107-118

Game 2: Boston won 127-102

Game 3: Miami won 109-103

Game 4: Boston won 102-82

Game 5: Boston won 93-80

Game 6: Miami won 111-103

Game 7: Boston won 100-96

Western Conference

No. 3 Golden State Warriors vs. No. 4 Dallas Mavericks

Game 1: Golden State won 112-87

Game 2: Golden State won 126-117

Game 3: Golden State won 109-100

Game 4: Dallas won 119-109

Game 5: Golden State won 120-110

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