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Michael Jordan vs. LeBron Is the Avocado Toast Argument for Sports - Newsweek

RTX37OIC LeBron passed MJ in total playoff points, but Jordan averaged five more points per game. USA TODAY SPORTS. Share. Sports LeBron James Michael Jordan NBA Finals. On Thursday night, in the 212th postseason game of his NBA career, LeBron James ...and more »

The NBA's Superteam Era: For Better Or Worse? - Sports Illustrated

The Warriors swept their way to the Finals, where they'll once again meet the Cavs, who lost only once in the East. Not everyone thinks such dominance is helping the game. By Lee Jenkins. May 31, 2017. In the second half of the second game of the ...and more »

Cavaliers' and Warriors' complete dominance actually illustrates NBA's competitive balance - Chicago Tribune

Despite some complaints from fans about a lack of parity, the NBA has always been a league of dynasties. (Ben Margot / AP). Jerry BrewerWashington Post. There is no hope in the NBA. Cleveland and Golden State are too good. Say those words in the ...and more »

Decade of Dominance: LeBron James' first Finals run in Cleveland - NBA.com (blog)

In the 2007 postseason -- in what was his second playoff run overall -- LeBron James carried the Cavs to their first Finals appearance. Sekou Smith NBA.com. @SekouSmithNBAArchive. May 29, 2017 11:58 AM ET. 5:02. Play. LeBron James' play in the 2007 ...and more »

LeBron James tops Michael Jordan as all-time playoffs scoring leader - ESPN

Cleveland Cavaliers star LeBron James passed Michael Jordan for first place on the all-time playoffs scoring list with a 3-pointer from the left wing with 2:40 left in the third quarter of Game 5 of the Eastern Conference finals Thursday. The shot gave ...and more »

Them Again? And Again? Warriors-Cavaliers Finals Are an NBA First - New York Times

So, for the third straight season, the Warriors and the Cavaliers are facing off in the N.B.A. finals. Though many saw this matchup as inevitable, it's a historical anomaly. While there have been dynasties before in the N.B.A., it's rare for two of ...and more »

Warriors vs. Cavaliers in the NBA Finals: Who has the edge? - Chicago Tribune

The Cavaliers' LeBron James dribbles against the Warriors' Stephen Curry during the first half of Game 1 of NBA Finals on June 2, 2016. (Marcio Jose Sanchez / AP). K.C. JohnsonContact ReporterChicago Tribune. This isn't your standard Warriors-Cavaliers ...and more »

The NBA Finals everyone predicted is here. But is inevitable dominance good for the league? - The Denver Post

Golden State Warriors' Stephen Curry (30) and Kevin Durant (35) talk in the first half during Game 3 of the NBA basketball second-round playoff series against the Utah Jazz, Saturday, May 6, 2017, in Salt Lake City. By Nick Kosmider | nkosmider ...and more »

Underdog Cavs insist they have plenty of bite for NBA Finals - Chicago Tribune

Despite being the defending champions, LeBron James and the Cleveland Cavaliers are underdogs in this year's NBA Finals against the Golden State Warriors. (Marcio Jose Sanchez / AP). Tom WithersAssociated Press. Las Vegas is betting against them and ...and more »

Decade of Dominance: Cleveland championship realized at long last for LeBron James - NBA.com (blog)

Fourteen years after he was drafted by Cleveland, LeBron James at last wins a title for the Cavs. * * *. The 2017 postseason marks the 10th anniversary of LeBron James' first run to The NBA Finals, when his play powered the Cleveland Cavaliers to their ...and more »