The 2017 NBA Playoffs began on April 15, 2017. The tournament concluded with the Western Conference champion Golden State Warriors defeating the Eastern Conference champion Cleveland Cavaliers 4 games to 1 in the NBA Finals. Kevin Durant was named the NBA Finals MVP. The Warriors' NBA championship run also sets an unprecedented record for the fewest games ever played to win an NBA championship, which is 17, one more than the minimum number of 16.
3年連続同一カードとなった2017 NBA Final第5戦はGolden StateがClevelandを120-129で破り、4勝１敗で2015年以来2年ぶり通算5回目の優勝を飾った。Finals MVPはFinal全ゲーム（５ゲーム）で30ポイント以上を挙げたKevin Durantが受賞した。