Game 1 of the finals is scheduled for June 4 at Golden State, which secured the NBA's best regular-season record at 67–15. The Cavaliers had the seventh-best record at 53–29.
The Warriors defeated the Rockets in five games, continuing a playoff run that saw them sweep the New Orleans Pelicans in the first round before defeating the Memphis Grizzlies in six games in the Western Conference semifinals.
The Cavaliers swept the Boston Celtics in the first round of the Eastern Conference playoffs before defeating the Chicago Bulls in six games in the semifinals and sweeping the Atlanta Hawks in the conference finals.
Below is the full schedule for the NBA finals (all games will be televised on ABC, streamed live on Watch ESPN and broadcast on ESPN Radio):
Game 1: June 4, 9 p.m. ET Cleveland at Golden State
Game 2: June 7, 8 p.m. ET Cleveland at Golden State
Game 3: June 9, 9 p.m. ET Golden State at Cleveland
Game 4: June 11, 9 p.m. ET Golden State at Cleveland
*Game 5: June 14, 8 p.m. ET Cleveland at Golden State
*Game 6: June 16, 9 p.m. ET Golden State at Cleveland
*Game 7: June 19, 9 p.m. ET Cleveland at Golden State
*Denotes if necessary