How to Watch the NBA Finals: NBA Finals coverage
It was the biggest game of the season for NBA basketball and it was the first of its kind in a long time.
The NBA finals were played at the Verizon Center in Las Vegas, the home of the Phoenix Suns, and were televised live on TNT.
The first tipoff of the series between the New York Knicks and the Philadelphia 76ers was broadcast live on ABC.
The game was one of the first to be televised in the United States and was a perfect example of how far we have come as fans.
For the first half of the game, the New Jersey Nets were down a point with only 12 seconds left in the game.
But after an early three-point play from Carmelo Anthony, the Nets managed to get their first big lead.
But a late 3-pointer by Carmelo made it a two-point game.
The Knicks would finish the game on a 21-2 run to take a four-point lead at the end of the third quarter.
The Nets would eventually tie it at four on a dunk by Brook Lopez.
However, the Sixers would not have any trouble closing it out.
The Sixers would tie it back up again on a 3-point shot by Anthony.
After a hard-fought second half, the 76ers had a chance to win it for the first time in nearly a decade.
After an offensive rebound by Evan Turner, the game was tied up at 93-93.
But the Sixers’ Kemba Walker would make a big 3-footer to put the game away.
The next game, on Monday, April 2, the Lakers would take on the Celtics.
The Celtics had lost their previous three games, but the Lakers were coming off their most impressive win of the year.
The Lakers would be able to take down the Celtics on the second night of the three-game series, thanks to a big three-pointer from Jordan Clarkson.
The next day, April 4, the Clippers would face the Kings.
The Clippers would win both games, 104-93, and 109-97.
In Game 3 of the Western Conference finals, the teams met in Los Angeles.
The Kings had lost three straight games to the Lakers.
In the third overtime, Kobe Bryant made a big dunk and put the Lakers ahead for good.
However the Lakers pulled away late in regulation, as DeAndre Jordan had a big rebound, and they won 108-106.
The series was decided in Game 4, which was played on Monday in Los Vegas.
The winner of that game would take down Cleveland in the Western finals for the fourth straight year.
The Lakers were led by DeAndre the Man, who led the team in scoring with 24 points, including five in the fourth quarter.
He also led the NBA in rebounding with 20.
He was followed by Kobe Bryant, who finished with 20 points, 10 rebounds and four assists.
The third overall pick in the 2009 NBA draft, Bryant was voted MVP of the conference finals.
The 6-foot-8 Bryant scored 19 points in the series.
The game was a one-sided affair.
The Knicks took a 17-point deficit to halftime, but then they put up 14 points to close out the second half.
The series ended in a 120-119 victory for the Knicks.
It was one game in which the teams were able to put together their best shooting performance of the postseason.
Bryant scored 29 points, and the Lakers made their first eight three-pointers in the final minute of the fourth.
The final game of Game 4 was played in San Diego, where the Lakers had lost both of their previous games to a Warriors team.
The Warriors won the game 101-102, and led by as many as 18 points at the half.
However it would be the Warriors that put the series to bed.
With the game tied up, the Kings would rally back from a 19-point hole to take the lead for good with 9:19 left in regulation.
The lead would only grow to 20 after an alley-oop dunk by Kobe from Stephen Curry.
The teams would go to overtime and the Warriors would pull away in the first overtime.
The Warriors went on a run to close the first OT, and would shoot 55.8 percent in the extra period.
But their effort was cut short when the Lakers tied it at 95-95 on a jumper by Evan Fournier with 1:24 left in overtime.
The win kept the series alive.
The teams were set to face off in Game 2 on Monday.
The Cavaliers had lost two straight games, and it would not be the first series they would be going up against the Warriors.
The last time they faced off in the NBA finals was back in 1999 when the teams faced off for the final time in the 1998 NBA finals.
The games would be played in Cleveland and Phoenix, and both teams would come out firing on all cylinders.
The first half was a slugfest between the teams with the Warriors coming out in control in the