The culmination of the basketball postseason is the NBA Finals, where the Boston Celtics met the Golden States Warriors for the coveted Larry O’Brien Trophy.
NBA Finals picks and predictions
Game 6: Golden State @ Boston (GS leads 3-2)
NBA Finals odds
The NBA Finals odds see the season-long futures market whittled down to just two teams. This year the Golden State Warriors return to the Finals after a two-year hiatus and the Boston Celtics turned their season around and dominated the Eastern Conference to make their first appearance since 2009. Heading into Game 6 on Thursday, the Warriors are now a heavier -390 favorite to win the series.
Finals MVP Odds
The NBA Finals MVP goes to the most valuable player in the championship series. Sportsbooks have NBA Finals MVP odds on the board at the start of the NBA Playoffs and shrink that list to the remaining teams as the postseason plays out.
Stephen Curry (-320) has a hold on the top spot of the 2022 NBA Finals MVP odds.
NBA Finals schedule
- Game 1: Thursday, June 2, 9 p.m. ET at Golden State (BOS wins 120-108)
- Game 2: Sunday, June 5, 8 p.m. ET at Golden State (GS wins 107-88)
- Game 3: Wednesday, June 8 at 9 p.m. ET at Boston (BOS wins 116-100)
- Game 4: Friday, June 10, 9 p.m. ET at Boston (GS wins 107-97)
- Game 5: Monday, June 13, 9 p.m. ET at Golden State (GS wins 104-94)
- Game 6: Thursday, June 16, 9 p.m. ET at Boston (103-90)
Where to watch
The NBA Finals will air once again on ABC in the United States.
How to bet on the NBA Finals
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NBA Finals FAQs
The NBA Finals will be broadcast on ABC.
Milwaukee Bucks defeated the Phoenix Suns to win the NBA Finals in 2021
The NBA Finals will start on June 2, 2022 and could run until June 19, if the series were to go seven games.
The NBA Finals is a best-of-seven series and will go until one of the contenders wins four games.