|Dates:||June 2–19, 2016|
Spanish: ESPN Deportes
Canada: (all ABC simulcasts)
TSN (Games 1, 2, 5, 7)
Sportsnet (Games 3, 4, 6)
Filipino: ABS CBN
Mike Breen (play-by-play)
Mark Jackson and Jeff Van Gundy (analysts)
Doris Burke (sideline reporter)
Álvaro Martín (play-by-play), and Carlos Morales (analyst)
|Radio network:||ESPN Radio|
|Announcers:||Kevin Calabro and Hubie Brown|
|Eastern Finals:||Cavaliers defeated Raptors 4–2|
|Western Finals:||Warriors defeated Thunder 4-3|
The 2016 NBA Finals are the championship series of the 2015–16 NBA season of the National Basketball Association (NBA) and the conclusion of the season's playoffs. The Eastern Conference champion Cleveland Cavaliers defeated the defending NBA champion Western Conference champion Golden State Warriors in seven games (4–3) in a rematch of the previous finals, which Golden State won. This is the 14th rematch of the previous NBA Finals in history, and is the first Finals since 2008 in which the number one seed in each conference met. It is the second straight rematch in back-to-back years, as the Miami Heat and San Antonio Spurs played each other between 2013 and 2014.
The Cavaliers became the first team in NBA Finals history to come back from a 3-1 deficit.
The Finals MVP is LeBron James.
This is the second season and the first full season of The combination JIM (Timofey Mozgov, LeBron James, Kyrie Irving).
Golden State Warriors
Legend: OT denotes a game decided in overtime
|Game||Date||Home Team||Result||Road Team|
|Game 1||June 2||Golden State||104–89||Cleveland|
|Game 2||June 5||Golden State||110–77||Cleveland|
|Game 3||June 8||Cleveland||120–90||Golden State|
|Game 4||June 10||Cleveland||108–97||Golden State|
|Game 5||June 13||Golden State||112–97||Cleveland|
|Game 6||June 16||Cleveland||115–101||Golden State|
|Game 7||June 19||Golden State||93–89||Cleveland|