2022 NBA Finals Schedule, dates, how to watch, past champions

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2022 NBA Finals Schedule originally appeared on NBC Sports Washington

Then there were two.

The NBA Finals are set, as the Boston Celtics and Golden State Warriors will face off for the championship after two magical runs through their conference playoff brackets.

The Celtics, who are playing in their first Finals since 2010, will be looking to claim its 18th title in franchise history. Meanwhile, the Warriors are hoping to capture its fourth championship since 2015.

Here's everything you need to know before the final series of the 2021-22 season begins.

2022 NBA Finals schedule (Golden State wins 4-2)

All NBA Finals games will be broadcast on ABC

Game 1: Thursday, June 2 (9:00 p.m.) at Chase Center, San Francisco, Calif.

Celtics 120, Warriors 108

Game 2: Sunday, June 5 (8:00 p.m.) at Chase Center, San Francisco, Calif.

Warriors 107, Celtics 88

Game 3: Wednesday, June 8 (9:00 p.m.) at TD Garden, Boston, Mass.

Celtics 116, Warriors 100

Game 4: Friday, June 10 (9:00 p.m.) at TD Garden, Boston, Mass.

Warriors 107, Celtics 97

Game 5: Monday, June 13 (9:00 p.m.) at Chase Center, San Francisco, Calif.

Warriors 104, Celtics 94

Game 6: Thursday, June 16 (9:00 p.m.) at TD Garden, Boston, Mass.

Warriors 103, Celtics 90

2022 NBA Finals odds (via PoinstBet Sportsbook)

Series winner: Golden State Warriors (-150) vs. Boston Celtics (+125)

Series points leaderJayson Tatum (125), Steph Curry (+145), Jaylen Brown (+700), Klay Thompson (+3000)

Series total games: 7 games (+190), 6 games (+200), 5 games (+300), 4 games (+700)

How did the Celtics and Warriors make it to the NBA Finals?

First round: No. 2 Celtics beat No. 7 Nets 4-0 | No. 3 Warriors beat No. 6 Nuggets 4-1

Conference semifinalsNo. 2 Celtics beat No. 3 Bucks 4-3 | No. 3 Warriors beat No. 2 Grizzlies 4-2

Conference finals: No. 2 Celtics beat No. 1 Heat 4-3 No. 3 Warriors beat No. 4 Mavericks 4-1

NBA Finals past 10 champions (Finals MVP)

2022: Golden State Warriors (Steph Curry)

2021: Milwaukee Bucks (Giannis Antetokuonmpo)

2020: Los Angeles Lakers (LeBron James)

2019: Toronto Raptors (Kawhi Leonard)

2018: Golden State Warriors (Kevin Durant)

2017: Golden State Warriors (Kevin Durant)

2016: Cleveland Cavaliers (LeBron James)

2015: Golden State Warriors (Andre Iguodala)

2014: San Antonio Spurs (Kawhi Leonard)

2013: Miami Heat (LeBron James)

2012: Miami Heat (LeBron James)