Boston e Golden State, due tra le franchigie fondatrici della lega, si incontrano in finale per la prima volta in 58 anni. I Celtics cercano il record del 18° campionato NBA, i Warriors perseguono il settimo titolo.
La storica stagione del 75° anniversario della National Basketball Association culminerà con il vincitore della Eastern Conference Boston Celtics che incontrerà la squadra vincitrice della Western Conference Golden State Warriors nelle Finals NBA 2022, presentate da YouTube TV. Le Finals raggiungeranno, dal vivo, i fan in 214 Paesi e territori del mondo, in 60 lingue, su televisori, computer, dispositivi mobili e tablet.
Di seguito uno sguardo ai numeri delle NBA Finals 2022, presentata da YouTube TV:
Boston Celtics vs. Golden State Warriors
- 1 – This is the first time an NBA Finals game will be played in the city of San Francisco. • 6/8 – Golden State is making its sixth NBA Finals appearance in eight seasons, the first team to have such a stretch since the Chicago Bulls from 1991-98.
- 7 – The Warriors are seeking their seventh NBA championship, which would move them past the Bulls for sole possession of third place in league history.
- 9 – Golden State has won all nine of its home games in the 2022 NBA Playoffs.
- 12 – The Celtics last appeared in the NBA Finals 12 years ago, losing to the Los Angeles Lakers in seven games.
- 14 – Boston is eyeing its first NBA championship in 14 years.
- 18 – The Celtics are pursuing their 18th NBA championship, which would break a tie with the Lakers for the most in league history.
- 26 – The Warriors have won at least one road game in an NBA-record 26 consecutive playoff series, a streak that began in the First Round of the 2013 NBA Playoffs.
- 76 – Boston and Golden State are original NBA franchises that have played in all 76 NBA seasons. • 1947 – The Golden State franchise won the first NBA championship, in 1947, when the Philadelphia Warriors defeated the Chicago Stags in five games.
- 1964 – The only previous NBA Finals meeting between the Boston and Golden State franchises took place in 1964, when Bill Russell and the Celtics defeated Wilt Chamberlain and the San Francisco Warriors in five games in the first Finals matchup between the two legendary centers.
- 2,700 – The flight distance from San Francisco to Boston is approximately 2,700 miles.