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Durant, favored Warriors shrug off parity talk - Duluth News Tribune;

Durant, favored Warriors shrug off parity talk - Duluth News Tribune

Duluth News TribuneDurant, favored Warriors shrug off parity talkDuluth News TribuneGolden State Warriors small forward Kevin Durant (35) drives to the basket while guarded by San Antonio Spurs small forward Davis Bertans (42) during the second half in Game 3 of the Western conference finals of the NBA Playoffs at AT&T Center. Durant ...and more »

Cavs-Warriors NBA Finals 2017: Kevin Love says 'underdog' talk more fuel for Cleveland - CBSSports.com;

Cavs-Warriors NBA Finals 2017: Kevin Love says 'underdog' talk more fuel for Cleveland - CBSSports.com

CBSSports.comCavs-Warriors NBA Finals 2017: Kevin Love says 'underdog' talk more fuel for ClevelandCBSSports.comThe Cavaliers enter the NBA Finals as underdogs in the eyes of most experts. The Warriors are coming off a season where they had the best offense, an elite defense and added Kevin Durant to a roster that won 73 games the season before. With all that ...and more »

Kevin Durant, Warriors have kept egos in check, and results speak for themselves - Chicago Tribune;

Kevin Durant, Warriors have kept egos in check, and results speak for themselves - Chicago Tribune

Chicago TribuneKevin Durant, Warriors have kept egos in check, and results speak for themselvesChicago TribuneThe Warriors' Kevin Durant celebrates after scoring against the Spurs during the second half of Game 2 of the Western Conference finals on Tuesday, May 16, 2017, in Oakland, Calif. (Marcio Jose Sanchez / AP). Tim BontempsThe Washington Post.and more »

Steph Curry And The Warriors Want To Prevent The Cavaliers From Having Fun In The Finals - UPROXX

Steph Curry And The Warriors Want To Prevent The Cavaliers From Having Fun In The FinalsUPROXXThere's plenty of bad blood between Golden State and Cleveland as we head into the third straight NBA Finals matchup between the two sides. Way back in October, Warriors forward Draymond Green gave us a look into how Golden State views their ...and more »

Underdog Cavs insist they have plenty of bite for Finals - ABC News;

Underdog Cavs insist they have plenty of bite for Finals - ABC News

ABC NewsUnderdog Cavs insist they have plenty of bite for FinalsABC NewsCleveland Cavaliers, from left, Kevin Love, LeBron James, Kyle Korver and Iman Shumpert celebrate a basket during the second half of Game 5 of the NBA basketball Eastern Conference finals against the Boston Celtics, on Thursday, May 25, 2017, in Boston ...and more »

Police called to reported shooting in Riverside - WHIO;

Police called to reported shooting in Riverside - WHIO

WHIOPolice called to reported shooting in RiversideWHIOPolice in Riverside are investigating a reported shooting that happened this afternoon in the 200 block of Wainwright Drive. Officers were called to the scene around 3:45 p.m.. According to scanner traffic, a shooting victim arrived at a local hospital.and more »

COMMENTARY: NBA Finals rubber match worth the wait - Verde Independent;

COMMENTARY: NBA Finals rubber match worth the wait - Verde Independent

Verde IndependentCOMMENTARY: NBA Finals rubber match worth the waitVerde IndependentCleveland Cavaliers forward LeBron James, right, drives against Boston Celtics guard Avery Bradley during the second half of Game 5 of the NBA basketball Eastern Conference finals, on Thursday, May 25, 2017, in Boston. (AP Photo/Elise Amendola).and more »

NBA Finals Offcourt Preview: A look at the best things Oakland and Cleveland have to offer - NBA.com;

NBA Finals Offcourt Preview: A look at the best things Oakland and Cleveland have to offer - NBA.com

NBA.comNBA Finals Offcourt Preview: A look at the best things Oakland and Cleveland have to offerNBA.comFor the third year in a row, the NBA Finals will feature The Land squaring off against Oaktown. OK, sure, we'll see the Cleveland Cavaliers play basketball against the Golden State Warriors, but don't forget this is also a meeting of Oakland versus ...and more »

When is the NBA Finals? Schedule, TV times for Warriors-Cavaliers III - AppsforPCdaily;

When is the NBA Finals? Schedule, TV times for Warriors-Cavaliers III - AppsforPCdaily

AppsforPCdailyWhen is the NBA Finals? Schedule, TV times for Warriors-Cavaliers IIIAppsforPCdaily"Golden State, they've been the best team in our league for the last three years, and then they added an MVP (in Kevin Durant)". "[Surgery is] not the No. 1 option right now but it could be once the swelling goes down", Thomas told reporters. "It made ...and more »

Cavs-GSW Part III is 1st in NBA - Tempo;

Cavs-GSW Part III is 1st in NBA - Tempo

TempoCavs-GSW Part III is 1st in NBATempoIt never happened between Magic Johnson's Lakers and Larry Bird's Celtics. Same for Michael Jordan and Karl Malone or Jerry West and Bill Russell. While there have been 14 rematches in NBA Finals history, this year's meeting between LeBron James' ...and more »

NBA Finals Schedule 2017: Complete TV Coverage for Championship Series - Bleacher Report

NBA Finals Schedule 2017: Complete TV Coverage for Championship SeriesBleacher ReportBefore complaining about a lackluster NBA postseason loaded with lopsided matchups, consider the end result. All those blowouts will yield an epic Finals rematch between the Golden State Warriors and Cleveland Cavaliers. The playoffs have offered no ...and more »

Celtics need top-level talent to close gap - Lowell Sun

Celtics need top-level talent to close gapLowell SunFrom left: Boston Celtics players Al Horford, Avery Bradley, Jonas Jerebko and Kelly Olynyk look on during the second half of Thursday s season-ending loss to the Cleveland Cavaliers in Game 5 of the Eastern Conference finals in Boston. AP PHOTO.and more »

David Griffin wants people to give Cavs 'no chance' against Warriors - Larry Brown Sports;

David Griffin wants people to give Cavs 'no chance' against Warriors - Larry Brown Sports

Larry Brown SportsDavid Griffin wants people to give Cavs 'no chance' against WarriorsLarry Brown SportsThe Cleveland Cavaliers are a heavy underdog heading into the NBA Finals, and that is exactly the way general manager David Griffin wants it. Following their closeout win over the Boston Celtics on Thursday night, Griffin said his team performs better ...and more »

Breaking down the Warriors' best play (and what it means for the Cavs) - FOXSports.com

Breaking down the Warriors' best play (and what it means for the Cavs)FOXSports.comThe Golden State Warriors want basketball to be beautiful — they want their offense to be full of joy. And to do that, Golden State moves the ball and the five men on the court as much — or more — than any other team in the NBA. With back-cuts and ...and more »

Cavs roll past Celtics to reach finals - New Castle News;

Cavs roll past Celtics to reach finals - New Castle News

New Castle NewsCavs roll past Celtics to reach finalsNew Castle NewsCleveland Cavaliers forward LeBron James (23) soars to the basket over Boston Celtics forward Jae Crowder, left, and center Kelly Olynyk (41) during the second half of Game 5 of the NBA basketball Eastern Conference finals, on Thursday, May 25, 2017, ...and more »

'King' James reigns as Cavs book rubber match with Warriors - Jamaica Observer;

'King' James reigns as Cavs book rubber match with Warriors - Jamaica Observer

Jamaica Observer'King' James reigns as Cavs book rubber match with WarriorsJamaica ObserverLeBron James (#23) of the Cleveland Cavaliers drives to the basket in the first half against the Boston Celtics during Game Five of the 2017 NBA Eastern Conference Finals, at TD Garden on Thursday in Boston, Massachusetts. (Photo: AFP). Los Angeles ...and more »

We Could Be Looking At Golden State Warriors Vs Cleveland Cavaliers In The Finals For A While - NBA India

We Could Be Looking At Golden State Warriors Vs Cleveland Cavaliers In The Finals For A WhileNBA IndiaNearly a full year after Kyrie Irving nailed the step-back shot over Stephen Curry and LeBron James leapt, then wept at the accomplishment of ending Cleveland's championship drought, we're back where we started. In fact, right back where the entire ...and more »

LeBron defers on Warriors thoughts: 'It's too stressful' - Antigua Observer

LeBron defers on Warriors thoughts: 'It's too stressful'Antigua ObserverBOSTON – As they celebrated defending their Eastern Conference title Thursday night, the Cleveland Cavaliers weren't ready to focus on defending their NBA championship. Despite going through the East playoffs at 12-1 and appearing destined for a ...and more »

Now Warriors All-Star, Durant was once their 2nd choice - Philippine Star;

Now Warriors All-Star, Durant was once their 2nd choice - Philippine Star

Philippine StarNow Warriors All-Star, Durant was once their 2nd choicePhilippine StarTruth be told, Golden State's former coach wasn't sure the Warriors needed Kevin Durant. The Warriors were already small-ball sensations, capable of piling up the points with their daring drives and sizzling shooting. So rather than add another scorer ...and more »

Wait is over: Time for Cavs-Warriors - Arkansas Online;

Wait is over: Time for Cavs-Warriors - Arkansas Online

Arkansas OnlineWait is over: Time for Cavs-WarriorsArkansas OnlineLeBron James (left) and the Cleveland Cavaliers will face the Golden State Warriors in the NBA Finals for the third consecutive season. Cleveland won last year's series in seven games. Here they go again. For the third consecutive year, it's Cleveland ...and more »