The 2020 NBA conference finals matchups are now set. After knocking out the top-seeded Milwaukee Bucks in the second round, the Miami Heat are squaring off against the Boston Celtics, who defeated the defending-champion Toronto Raptors in order to advance. In the West, the Los Angeles Lakers will face the Denver Nuggets, who advanced after beating the heavily-favored Clippers in the semifinals.
Twenty-two teams entered the bubble and now only four remains. With so much exciting action already occurring, one can’t help but get excited about what the rest of the postseason will have in store. (cbssports.com)
After a month and a half of competition inside the NBA’s “bubble,” the race for the 2020 championship is down to the Celtics, Heat, Lakers, and Nuggets.
Los Angeles and Miami were able to cruise through the second round of the playoffs, but Boston and Denver had to go the full seven games in order to advance to the Eastern and Western Conference finals. Now, these contenders find themselves just four wins away from the NBA Finals. (sportingnews.com)