After sweeping the Utah Jazz in the NBA Western Conference Semifinals, the Golden State Warriors had a long wait to find out which team they would face next. That wait ended on Thursday night, when the San Antonio Spurs destroyed the Houston Rockets to advance to the next round of the playoffs.
The Warriors and Spurs will meet for Game 1 of the NBA Western Conference Finals on Sunday at the Oracle Arena in Oakland, Calif. Tipoff is scheduled for 3:30 p.m. ET.
When the teams hit the court, there will be plenty of heat on the players’ feet to check out. Looks from Under Armour, Nike and Jordan Brand, worn by the game’s biggest stars — including Stephen Curry, Kevin Durant, Draymond Green, Kawhi Leonard and Manu Ginobili — are sure to catch eyes and turn heads.
Here are five of the best sneakers you’ll see during the playoff series.