2012 NBA Finals Schedule: Heat Vs. Thunder Begins Tuesday

April 4, 2012; Miami, FL, USA; Miami Heat small forward LeBron James (6) is guarded by Oklahoma City Thunder small forward Kevin Durant (35) in the first period at the American Airlines Arena. Mandatory Credit: Robert Mayer-US PRESSWIRE

The Miami Heat will meet the Oklahoma City Thunder in the 2012 NBA Finals, beginning on Tuesday.

The Miami Heat vanquished the Boston Celtics in Game 7 on Saturday, putting the South Beach All-Stars into their second consecutive NBA Finals. They'll meet the Oklahoma City Thunder there, and the Western champs holding home court advantage. Remember that the Finals have that odd 2-3-2 format instead of the normal 2-2-1-1-1.

Here's the full NBA Finals schedule from NBA.com. All times listed are ET.

Game 1 Tues., June 12 at Oklahoma City 9 p.m. ABC
Game 2 Thurs., June 14 at Oklahoma City 9 p.m. ABC
Game 3 Sun., June 17 at Miami 8 p.m. ABC
Game 4 Tues., June 19 at Miami 9 p.m. ABC
Game 5* Thurs., June 21 at Miami 9 p.m. ABC
Game 6* Sun., June 24 at Oklahoma City 8 p.m. ABC
Game 7* Tues., June 26 at Oklahoma City 9 p.m. ABC

For more on the Oklahoma City Thunder, head over to Welcome To Loud City. Peninsula is Mightier and SB Nation Tampa Bay have Heat fans covered.

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