The defending NBA champion Miami Heat represent the Eastern Conference in the finals for the third straight year. They take on the San Antonio Spurs, who bracketed a thrilling six-game dispatch of the Golden State Warriors with dominant sweeps of the Los Angeles Lakers and Memphis Grizzlies to win the Western Conference.
— Dan Devine
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