Since the NBA was formed in a 1949 merger, there have only been eight championship series sweeps
Since the BBA and the NBL joined forces to become the NBA before the 1949-50 season, there have only been eight championship series sweeps.
The Golden State Warriors opened as favorites against the Cleveland Cavaliers and took a 2–0 series lead. Cleveland looks to even up the series as the teams move to Quicken Loans Arena.
Here are eight times the brooms came out in the NBA Finals.
2006-07: San Antonio Spurs def. Cleveland Cavaliers
2001-02: Los Angeles Lakers def. New Jersey Nets
1994-95: Houston Rockets def. Orlando Magic
1988-89: Detroit Pistons def. Los Angeles Lakers
1982-83: Philadelphia 76ers def. Los Angeles Lakers
1974-75: Golden State Warriors def. Washington Bullets
1970-71: Milwaukee Bucks def. Baltimore Bullets
1958-59: Boston Celtics def. Minneapolis Lakers