The Oklahoma City Thunder finished off the L.A. Lakers in five on Monday, joining the San Antonio Spurs in the 2012 NBA Western Conference Finals. The Spurs finished off the L.A. Clippers in four on Sunday. The West finals begin on Sunday in San Antonio.
Missing in this round are game days without rest as well as any days of extra rest; there is one day off between each game. But both teams will have nearly a week off to prepare for their opponent.
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!