Eastern Conference finals scenarios

LeBron James and Kevin Love embrace following the Cavaliers' second-round sweep of the Hawks. (AP)

The Cavaliers have advanced to the Eastern Conference finals for the second straight season.

They will face the winner of the Heat-Raptors series. Here are the schedule possibilities.

If the Heat-Raptors series concludes in six games or less:

Game 1 – Sun., May 15: Heat/Raptors at Cavs, 3:30 p.m. (ABC)
Game 2 – Tue., May 17: Heat/Raptors at Cavs, 8:30 p.m. (ESPN)
Game 3 – Sat., May 21: Cavs at Heat/Raptors, 8:30 p.m. (ESPN)
Game 4 – Mon., May 23: Cavs at Heat/Raptors, 8:30 p.m. (ESPN)
Game 5 – Wed., May 25: Heat/Raptors at Cavs, 8:30 p.m. (ESPN)*
Game 6 – Fri., May 27: Cavs at Heat/Raptors, 8:30 p.m. (ESPN)*
Game 7 – Sun., May 29: Heat/Raptors at Cavs, 8:30 p.m. (ESPN)*

If the Heat-Raptors series concludes in seven games:

Game 1 – Tue., May 17: Heat/Raptors at Cavs, 8:30 p.m. (ESPN)
Game 2 – Thu., May 19: Heat/Raptors at Cavs, 8:30 p.m. (ESPN)
Game 3 – Sat., May 21: Cavs at Heat/Raptors, 8:30 p.m. (ESPN)
Game 4 – Mon., May 23: Cavs at Heat/Raptors, 8:30 p.m. (ESPN)
Game 5 – Wed., May 25: Heat/Raptors at Cavs, 8:30 p.m. (ESPN)*
Game 6 – Fri., May 27: Cavs at Heat/Raptors, 8:30 p.m. (ESPN)*
Game 7 – Sun., May 29: Heat/Raptors at Cavs, 8:30 p.m. (ESPN)*

Additional scheduling information will be furnished as soon as possible consistent with the need to fulfill league obligations.

The NBA Finals will begin Thursday, June 2.

*If necessary