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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 »

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 »

One Thing LeBron James Can't Win: A Comparison With Michael Jordan - New York Times

Before supplanting Michael Jordan as the N.B.A.'s career playoff scoring leader while cementing an extraordinary seventh straight trip to the league finals, LeBron James pleaded for comparative restraint, for a focus on the here (Stephen Curry and ...and more »

LeBron James Destroyed Our Elo Ratings, But Can He Beat The Warriors Again? - FiveThirtyEight

It's become a rite of spring. Every year — or at least every year since LeBron James returned to the Cleveland Cavaliers — our NBA Elo ratings are skeptical of the Cavs when the playoffs begin. And every year, LeBron and Co. have smashed our poor ...and more »

Kevin Durant, alleged NBA villain, ignoring the noise: 'I'm at peace' - USA TODAY

OAKLAND – The noise that surrounds Kevin Durant is growing louder by the minute. But this isn't the latest hot take about how the Golden State Warriors star is allegedly arrogant. Nor is this the chorus of nationwide boos relating to the lack of ...and more »

The Warriors look unstoppable, but Andre Iguodala's health could be their undoing - Chicago Tribune

Golden State Warriors interim head coach Mike Brown, right, gestures next to forward Andre Iguodala during Game 1 of the NBA Western Conference finals against the San Antonio Spurs in Oakland, Calif., on May 14, 2017. (Jeff Chiu / AP). Tim ...and more »

The Best Part About the Cavs-Warriors Rivalry Is All the Embedded Mini Rivalries - GQ Magazine

The third clash of the Warriors and Cavaliers in the NBA Finals hasn't just been inevitable. It's the highly-anticipated next installment in what's shaping up to be one of the league's all-time great rivalries, one that's only been heightened by the ...and more »

LeBron James 'Never Guessed' He'd Pass Jordan as NBA Playoff Scoring King - Bleacher Report

“I've always felt like I was a triple threat: pass, rebound, score,” James tells B/R Mag. “But scoring has never been my concentration on things.” photo of Howard Beck Howard Beck@@HowardBeck NBA Senior WriterMay 26, 2017. The Chosen One did not ask ...and more »