It was apparent throughout the season that the Spurs and Thunder were the two best teams in the Western Conference. It seemed it was destiny that the two would meet up in a battle to decide who would represent the Western Conference in the NBA Finals.
The San Antonio Spurs are on one of the most impressive runs in recent memory. The Spurs have a perfect 8-0 record thus far in the playoffs, and are on an 18-game winning streak dating back to the regular season. There is no team playing better basketball at the moment than the Spurs and it is very apparent.
Here’s the schedule. All times are Eastern, and every game will be shown on TNT.
Game 1: Sun., May 27 at San Antonio, 8:30 p.m.
Game 2: Tue., May 29 at San Antonio, 9 p.m.
Game 3: Thu., May 31 at Oklahoma City, 9 p.m.
Game 4: Sat., June 2 at Oklahoma City, 8:30 p.m.
Game 5: Mon., June 4 at San Antonio, 9 p.m.
Game 6: Wed., June 6 at Oklahoma City, 9 p.m.
Game 7: Fri., June 8 at San Antonio, 9 p.m.
That’s right, East Coast: no starts after 9 p.m. Rejoice!
This series matchup between the Spurs and the Thunder could be one for the ages. At this point in the season, they are clearly the two best teams in the entire league. Both of these teams are fantastic at home as the had a combined 54-12 home record in the regular season and a perfect 9-0 record this postseason. Look for whichever team that steals a road game first to win the series and advance to the Finals.