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Here's the complete Celtics-Mavericks NBA Finals schedule

Celtics owners Wyc Grousbeck, Steve Pagliuca react to team returning to NBA Finals
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BOSTON – After cruising past the Indiana Pacers in the Eastern Conference finals, the Boston Celtics are headed to the NBA Finals.

The Celtics completed a sweep of the Pacers with another comeback win in Game 4 on Monday night, and are now four wins away from earning the 18th championship in franchise history.  They'll square off against the Mavericks, after Dallas beat the Minnesota Timberwolves in the Western Conference Finals in five games.

What is the NBA Finals schedule?

Here is a complete look at the upcoming schedule for the Celtics in the NBA Finals.

Game 1: Thursday, June 6, 8:30 p.m. in Boston
Game 2: Sunday, June 9, 8 p.m. in Boston
Game 3: Wednesday, June 12, 8:30 p.m. in Dallas
Game 4: Friday, June 14, 7 p.m. in Dallas
Game 5 (If necessary): Monday, June 17, 8:30 p.m. in Boston
Game 6 (If necessary): Thursday, June 20, 8:30 p.m. in Dallas
Game 7 (If necessary): Sunday, June 23, 8 p.m. in Boston

Who will the Celtics play in the NBA Finals?

The Celtics will face Kyrie Irving, Luka Doncic and the Dallas Mavericks in the NBA Finals. Dallas entered the playoffs as the five-seed in the West after a 50-32 regular season, and beat the L.A. Clippers and top-seeded Oklahoma City Thunder in the first two rounds of the playoffs, both in six games. 

The Mavericks needed five games to beat the Timberwolves for the Western Conference title, but won the series with a 124-103 blowout victory in Minnesota on Thursday night. The Mavs led by as many as 36 points in the third quarter, as Doncic and Irving both scored 36 points for Dallas.

The Celtics had no problems against Dallas in their two meetings this year. Boston defeated the Mavs 119-110 on January 22, and 138-110 on March 1.

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