The Warriors have confronted the greater part of the other main ten groups in the West this season in a postseason arrangement amid their momentum five-year playoff run. Of those other nine groups, the main ones they haven't beaten are the Los Angeles Clippers (lost in a 7-game arrangement in '13-'14) and the San Antonio Spurs, who vanquished the Warriors in six recreations back in the second round of the 2012-13 postseason.

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Golden State now has an opportunity to redress the last mentioned, when they go up against the second-seeded Spurs in the Western Conference Finals, starting with Game 1 at Oracle Arena on Sunday.

The Basics

Game 1

Tipoff: 12:30 pm. Sunday, May 14 at Oracle Arena.

TV: ABC.

Game 2

Tipoff: Tuesday, May 16, 6:00 p.m at Oracle Arena

TV: ESPN;

Game 3

Tipoff: Saturday, May 20 - 6:00 p.m., at AT&T Center

TV: ESPN;

Game 4

Tipoff: Monday, May 22 - 6 p.m., at AT&T Center

TV: ESPN

Game 5 (if required)

Tipoff: Wednesday, May 24 - 6 p.m, at Oracle Arena.

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TV: ESPN

Game 6 (if required)

Tipoff: Friday, May 26 - 6 p.m, at AT&T Center

TV: ESPN;

Game 7 (if needed)

Tipoff: Sunday, May 28 - 6 p.m, at Oracle Arena

TV: ESPN

The records

Warriors: 67-15, No.1 in the Western Conference

Spurs: 61-21, No. 2 in the Western Conference

What have they done lately?

Warriors: Despite the Utah Jazz never giving up in their series against the Warriors they were ultimately swept 4-0. It should be noted however that the Jazz was missing their starting point guard George Hill for most of this series, however even with Hill, there was no doubt that the Warriors offensive firepower would have been too much for this young Jazz team to handle.

Spurs: In what was arguably the most entertaining series of the second round, the Spurs managed to win at Houston to wrap up the series 4-2. Before game six neither team had won the road in this series, both the Spurs and the Rockets suffered critical injuries in the series with the loss of Tony Parker for the Spurs and Nene for the Rockets.

Regular season meetings

The Spurs won the regular season series 2-1.

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On October 26 San Antonio beat Golden State 129-100. Kawhi Leonard had 35 points, five rebounds, and five assists, while Kevin Durant had 27 points and ten rebounds. On 12 March at AT&T Center, the Spurs won 107-85. Patty Mills scored 21 points, while Kyle Anderson had a well-rounded game with 13 points, eight rebounds, and six assists. On March 30, the Warriors won 110-98 after being down 16 at the end of the first quarter. Stephen Curry had 29 points along with 11 points while Klay Thompson contributed with 23 points.

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What's Next?

The winner of this series will go on to play in the NBA Finals. Their opponents out of their Eastern Conference is still undecided yet as the Cleveland Cavaliers are still waiting for their opponent in the Eastern Conference Finals.

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