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2007 NBA Finals
2007 NBA Finals
Team Coach Wins
San Antonio Spurs Gregg Popovich 4
Cleveland Cavaliers Mike Brown 0
Dates: June 7–14
MVP: Tony Parker
(San Antonio Spurs)
Hall of Famers Spurs:
Tim Duncan (2020)
Manu Ginóbili (2022)
Tony Parker (2023)
Gregg Popovich (2023)
Dick Bavetta (2015)
Eastern Finals: Cavaliers defeated Pistons, 4–2
Western Finals: Spurs defeated Jazz, 4–1
NBA Finals

The 2007 NBA Finals was the championship series of the National Basketball Association (NBA)'s 2006–07 season, and was the conclusion of the season's playoffs.

The best-of-seven series was played between the Western Conference champion San Antonio Spurs and the Eastern Conference champion Cleveland Cavaliers. This was Cleveland's first trip to the NBA Finals in their franchise history and San Antonio's fourth. The Spurs swept the Cavaliers 4 games to 0. Tony Parker was named the series' MVP, becoming the first European to do so before Dirk Nowitzki (2011). The series was televised on ABC under the ESPN on ABC branding, and produced the lowest television ratings in NBA Finals history until 2020.

This series was the first sweep in the NBA Finals since 2002 and last until 2018, in which the Cavaliers were also swept, losing to the Golden State Warriors. This also was the last Finals until 2012 in which a team made its first trip to the NBA Finals in its franchise history and the last until then when a team made its first trip and lost.

This was the last time that the Spurs made the Finals until 2013 where they were defeated by the Miami Heat in seven games (led by former Cavs star LeBron James), making it the first time that they lost in the Finals. However, they would defeat the Heat in the following year's Finals in five games.

2007 NBA Playoffs[]

San Antonio Spurs (Western Conference Champion) Cleveland Cavaliers (Eastern Conference Champion)
58–24 (.707)

2nd Southwest, 3rd West, 3rd Overall

Regular season 50–32 (.603)

2nd Central, 2nd East, 7th Overall

Defeated the (6) Denver Nuggets, 4–1 First Round Defeated the (7) Washington Wizards, 4–0
Defeated the (2) Phoenix Suns, 4–2 Conference Semifinals Defeated the (6) New Jersey Nets, 4–2
Defeated the (4) Utah Jazz, 4–1 Conference Finals Defeated the (1) Detroit Pistons, 4–2

Series summary[]

Game Date Home Team Result Away Team
Game 1 June 7 San Antonio 85–76 Cleveland
Game 2 June 10 San Antonio 103–92 Cleveland
Game 3 June 12 Cleveland 72–75 San Antonio
Game 4 June 14 Cleveland 82–83 San Antonio
Preceded by
NBA Finals
Succeeded by