Three favorite prop picks and analysis for NBA Finals Game 1 - Covers.com

Much will be made regarding the week-long layoff the public endured in between the conclusion of the Eastern Conference Championship round and the start of the 2017 NBA Finals, but in reality, we weren't lucky enough to wait a simple week for this ...

Warriors, Cavaliers begin Round 3 - Yahoo Sports

OAKLAND, Calif. -- The Cleveland Cavaliers and Golden State Warriors both believe they have more to offer than in years past as they meet for the third consecutive year in the NBA Finals beginning Thursday night. The Warriors, by virtue of having ...

Richard Jefferson explains why Warriors blew 3-1 lead in 2016 - FanRag Sports (blog)

Cleveland Cavaliers forward Richard Jefferson did not mince words when it came to reasons as to why the Golden State Warriors were not able to close them out in the NBA Finals last season. “Our team was more poised last year. That's why we won the ...

NBA Finals 2017: The five biggest differences as Cavs and Warriors reunite - Yahoo Sports

What makes the upcoming 2017 NBA Finals different from last year's series? Omnisport's Jordan Heck takes a look at what has changed. More. The Cleveland Cavaliers and Golden State Warriors are about to go head-to-head in their third consecutive NBA ...

Golden State Warriors star Kevin Durant taking NBA Finals in stride - Newshub

When Kevin Durant joined the talent-rich Golden State Warriors the pressure was on for him to land an elusive title in his first season with his new team but on the eve of the NBA Finals he said the expectations would not rattle him. The four-time ...

Sorry, Cavaliers. It's Warriors (in Four, Five, Six or Seven). - New York Times

Stephen Curry and LeBron James meet again, starting Thursday night. Credit Pool photo by Ron Schwane. For the third time in three years, the Golden State Warriors and the Cleveland Cavaliers will go at it in the N.B.A. finals, which begin Thursday night.

NBA Finals: Third time around for Cavaliers-Warriors - Newsday

Draymond Green of the Golden State Warriors warms up during a practice for the 2017 NBA Finals at ORACLE Arena on May 31, 2017 in Oakland, Calif. Photo Credit: Getty Images / Ezra Shaw. advertisement | advertise on newsday. OAKLAND, Calif. — They ...

Is LeBron James Best Ever If He Beats Warriors In NBA Finals Again? - NESN.com

The star forward is a three-time NBA champion, and will be making his seventh straight NBA Finals appearance when the Cleveland Cavaliers take on the Golden State Warriors in the 2016-17 Finals. At this stage in his career, James simply is ...

Steph Curry calls these NBA Finals the ultimate rubber match - ClutchPoints (blog)

For the third straight year, the Golden State Warriors and the Cleveland Cavaliers are set to go at it in the NBA finals, adding fuel to the already heated rivalry. After blowing a now-infamous 3-1 lead in last year's championship round, the Warriors ...

Cleveland Cavaliers: Who is their X-Factor during the 2017 NBA Finals? - Factory Of Sadness

The Cleveland Cavaliers find themselves as heavy underdogs to the Golden State Warriors once again in the NBA Finals. In order for David to take down Goliath, it will take a full-team effort. With the addition of forward Kevin Durant to the Golden ...

WOODY: NBA Finals are a referendum on James and Durant - Richmond.com

FILE - In this May 25, 2017, file photo, Cleveland Cavaliers forward LeBron James leaves the court after Game 5 of the NBA basketball Eastern Conference finals against the Boston Celtics in Boston. prev. next. LeBron James has expressed an interest in ...

LeBron James' Los Angeles home vandalized with slur - Columbus Ledger-Enquirer

LeBron James wanted to be with his family, to hug his wife and three kids back in Ohio. Visibly shaken by an event he couldn't control, Cleveland's star struggled Wednesday to focus on his seventh straight NBA Finals or the Golden State Warriors.

LeBron's home vandalised with racial slur - Yahoo7 News

Cleveland Cavaliers superstar LeBron James' Los Angeles home was vandalized with a racial slur, police said one day before he prepares to take the court in game one of the NBA Finals. Close ...

Finals pick up where they left off with Cavs-Warriors III - Daily Mail

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) - After a summer highlighted by Kevin Durant's decision to leave Oklahoma City for the star-laden Golden State Warriors, a six-month regular season and three rounds of playoffs, the NBA Finals are right back where they ended last ...

Now on the verge of a dynasty, Warriors' rise offers blueprint for teams stuck in NBA's middle ground - The Denver Post

Draymond Green #23 of the Golden State Warriors reacts after a play against the San Antonio Spurs during Game Two of the NBA Western Conference Finals at ORACLE Arena on May 16, 2017 in Oakland, Calif. By Nick Kosmider ...

LeBron's Focus Shifted From Finals To Racism After Vandalism - CBS Cleveland

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — A day before the start of his seventh straight NBA Finals, LeBron James' mind was far from focused on basketball and the Golden State Warriors. He wanted to hug his children and wife back home in Ohio and talk to his two boys ...

For James, Durant provides what Spurs once did - San Antonio Express-News (subscription)

At left, in an April 20, 2017, file photo, Cleveland Cavaliers forward LeBron James smiles after hitting a basket against the Indiana Pacers during the second half of Game 3 of a first-round NBA basketball playoff series, in Indianapolis. At right, in ...

Golden State Warriors sweep into NBA Finals like they're the 2001 Lakers - OCRegister

Can Steph Curry, right, Kevin Durant and the Golden State Warriors become the first team to go undefeated to win a title? The 2001 Lakers came closest, going 15-1 on their way to the title. (AP Photo/Rick Bowmer). By Bill Oram | boram@scng.com | Orange ...

Old rivalry boosted by fresh faces in NBA finals - Press Herald

It's the third straight year for a Warriors-Cavs final, but it's the first trip for a few key players. Associated Press. Share. facebook · tweet · email · print. Comment. Read Article. OAKLAND, Calif. — Watching Part II of the Cavaliers-Warriors NBA ...

Warriors' Draymond Green sees trash talk as defensive tool - ESPN

OAKLAND, Calif. -- Golden State Warriors forward Draymond Green likes to make his opponents uncomfortable, and that certainly includes employing well-timed trash talk. "Everybody's susceptible to that," he said Wednesday, one day before the Warriors ...