Netease Sports reported on September 27:
Since the Eastern Conference finals has not yet ended, and it is not known whether there will be a seventh game of life and death, the NBA has arranged two different versions of the schedule.
If the Celtics and the Heat decide the outcome in six games (that is, the Heat become the Eastern Conference champion tomorrow), the finals will start at 9 a.m. Beijing time on October 1. The specific schedule is as follows:
If the Eastern Conference finals cannot be divided into six games, the seventh game is required, and the finals will be postponed for two days:
Like the previous playoffs, the finals are very tight. The Lakers may have less than three days off, and the physical requirements for the Eastern Conference championship will be greater.
No matter who the Eastern Conference champion is, the Lakers will have a nominal home court advantage-the games will actually be played in the same arena. For the Lakers, whether it is playing the Heat or the Celtics, it will be a Finals full of gimmicks and grudges.