NBA playoffs 2022: Complete conference finals matchups, schedules and news

Celtics' D shows out in Game 4 rout of Heat (2:29)

The Celtics come up with an impressive 102-82 win over the Heat to tie the series at 2-2. (2:29)

The NBA postseason has been narrowed down to four contenders who are vying for the 2022 title.

The top-seeded Miami Heat became the first team to advance to the Eastern Conference finals, beating the Philadelphia 76ers Thursday to take their semifinal series 4-2. The third-seeded Golden State Warriors took care of business on Friday in the Western Conference semifinals, beating the Memphis Grizzlies 4-2 for the series win.

Keeping the postseason intriguing were the No. 2 seed Boston Celtics, who beat the No. 3 seed Milwaukee Bucks in a Game 7 matchup on Sunday to advance to the Eastern Conference finals. In the second Game 7 of the day, the top-seeded Phoenix Suns were eliminated by the No. 4 seed Dallas Mavericks to advance in the West.

Here's all the info you need for each conference finals matchup, including game recaps, news and series-by-series analysis.

All times are Eastern.

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Miami Heat (1) tied with Boston Celtics (2), 2-2

Game 1: Heat 118, Celtics 107
Game 2: Celtics 127, Heat 102
Game 3: Heat 109, Celtics 103
Game 4: Celtics 102, Heat 82
Game 5: Celtics 93, Heat 80
Game 6: at Boston, Friday, May 27, 8:30 p.m. (ESPN)
*Game 7: at Miami, Sunday, May 29, 8:30 p.m. (ESPN)

*if necessary


Mavs make it rain in Game 4 to stave off elimination

The Mavericks knock down 20 3-pointers against the Warriors in Game 4 to pick up the win and avoid being swept.


Golden State Warriors (3) lead Dallas Mavericks (4), 3-1

Game 1: Warriors 112, Mavericks 87
Game 2: Warriors 126, Mavericks 117
Game 3: Warriors 109, Mavericks 100
Game 4: Mavericks 119, Warriors 109
Game 5: at Golden State, Thursday, May 26, 9 p.m. (TNT)
*Game 6: at Dallas, Saturday, May 28, 9 p.m. (TNT)
*Game 7: at Golden State, Monday, May 30, 8 p.m. (TNT)

*if necessary