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Tuesday, May 24, 2011
Two NBA Finals schedule scenarios

By ESPNDallas.com

The NBA on Tuesday announced two scheduling possibilities for the NBA Finals.

1. If both conference finals end in 5 games, the NBA Finals will move up and begin on May 31:

Miami vs. Dallas
Game 1, May  31: Dallas at Miami, 8 p.m.
Game 2, June  2: Dallas at Miami, 8 p.m.
Game 3, June  5; Miami at Dallas, 7 p.m.
Game 4, June  7: Miami at Dallas, 8 p.m.
*Game 5, June 9: Miami at Dallas, 8 p.m.
*Game 6, June 12: Dallas at Miami, 7 p.m.
*Game 7, June 14: Dallas at Miami, 8 p.m.

2. If either the Eastern Conference or Western Conference finals advance to Game 6, the NBA Finals will begin on June 2:

Chicago/Miami vs. Dallas/Oklahoma City
Game 1, June 2: Dal or OKC at Chi or Mia, 8 p.m.
Game 2, June 5: Dal or OKC at Chi or Mia, 8 p.m.
Game 3, June  7: Chi or Mia at Dal or OKC, 8 p.m.
Game 4, June  9: Chi or Mia at Dal or OKC, 8 p.m.
*Game 5, June 12: Chi or Mia at Dal or OKC, 7 p.m.
*Game 6, June 14: Dal or OKC at Chi or Mia, 8 p.m.
*Game 7, June 16: Dal or OKC at Chi or Mia, 8 p.m.