The internet is full of predictions for the NBA Finals.
With the exception of the Celtics and Spurs, there is no team with a higher likelihood of winning it all than the Los Angeles Lakers.
They will face the defending champions, Golden State Warriors, in the finals.
In the last 24 hours, it has become the most-anticipated NBA playoff game ever.
With the league’s regular season just two weeks away, the league is looking at its most-watched regular season in over 20 years.
And the most important match-up is the most unpredictable.
The NBA Playoffs have been the most entertaining regular season game in over 30 years, with some predicting the first-round series will go down to the wire.
What happens next?
The NBA Finals will take place on Sunday, February 10, 2021, at the Thomas & Mack Center in Oakland, California.
The series will be the first of the two conferences to meet in the playoffs, with the second-place team advancing to the NBA Championship Game.
The first game is scheduled for Wednesday, February 15, with games in Cleveland and New York on Sunday and Monday.
The second-and-final game will be played on Tuesday, February 16, with game in Boston and New Jersey on Wednesday.
The final game will also be played in Boston on Friday, February 18.
While the Celtics are guaranteed to advance to the conference finals, they have been eliminated from the conference semifinals by the Spurs.
If the Celtics win the series, they will face LeBron James and the Cleveland Cavaliers in the Finals.
If they lose the series in the NBA championship game, the Spurs will face James and LeBron James in the second round.
If James wins the series to advance, the Celtics will face Golden State and Cleveland in the Conference Finals.
LeBron James will face Kevin Durant and Steph Curry in the conference championship.
If Durant wins the Finals, James will play the Warriors and the Cavs in the title game.
James and Curry will face Durant and the Warriors in the championship.
In order to make it to the Finals this season, James and his Cavaliers will have to win Game 7.
If he loses Game 7, he will have two chances to win the NBA title.
Durant is the defending NBA MVP, so he will be expected to win his second title.
But he will need to play well in Game 7 if he is to win it all.
Durant and James will meet for the first time in Game 6, but James has been in the midst of a three-game losing streak.
James has averaged 21.0 points, 9.8 rebounds and 5.6 assists in the series so far.
He shot 34.8 percent in Game 5, while James is shooting 47.6 percent.
Durant has averaged 19.4 points, 12.4 rebounds and 6.8 assists in three games against the Celtics this season.
Durant will need a huge performance to secure his first NBA title, as he is shooting just 34.2 percent in the five games he has played against the Warriors.
James is averaging a career-high 35.6 points, 6.3 rebounds and 3.3 assists in his last five games against Durant.
The Warriors have won five of their last six regular-season games, while the Cavaliers have lost four of their five regular-year games.
LeBron has been a dominant player for the Cavaliers in his first two seasons, averaging 22.0 and 18.2 points per game.
He is shooting 49.9 percent, which is his career-best.
The Cavaliers have not lost a game to James in this series since Game 6 of the 2017 NBA Finals, a series in which he scored a career high 37 points.
Durant was the catalyst in Game 4, and he has a chance to finish it off with another huge performance.
After missing the first two games of the series due to a hamstring injury, James was expected to be available to play in Game 2, but it was not expected to happen.
Instead, the Cavaliers went with James, and the first game of the second series will take its place in history.
James was injured in Game 1, and missed the entire first half of the third game, which was the Cavaliers only loss in the regular season.
He was unable to play the next two games, and it was reported that he would not play in the third series.
James had a career day in Game 3, scoring 26 points on 11-of-17 shooting.
He also had six rebounds, three assists, two steals and three blocked shots in 26 minutes of action.
Durant had an outstanding game, averaging 18.5 points, 7.6 rebounds and 7.8 blocks in seven games against James.
Durant shot 33.9 of the previous 38 field goals in Game One of the first series, but he went 0-of, 1-of and 1-for-2 in Game Two, a loss.
Durant played just one