7:04 PM EDT, Sat May 27, 2017
News-Herald 1 hour ago
Underdog Cleveland Cavaliers insist they have plenty of bite for NBA Finals

Underdog Cleveland Cavaliers insist they have plenty of bite for NBA Finals

They are defending champions and decided underdogs.The Cavaliers, however, say they aren't using any snubs to get ready for the NBA Finals.Set for a third straight championship matchup against Golden State, the Cavs are ignoring the Las Vegas odds makers and others who don't think they have a shot at beating Stephen Curry, Kevin Durant & Co.
Golden State Of Mind 2 hours ago

NBA Finals 2017: Stephen Curry, Kevin Durant put these idiotic parity complaints to rest

There have been numerous bad takes about the Warriors this season and we’re going to keep hearing them until The Finals give us some actual basketball games to talk about. With the NBA Finals comes more media attention. And with more media attention comes more recycling of bad takes as everyone attempts...

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Plain Dealer May 26, 2017

NBA Finals 2017: What spots on the floor should the Cavs force the Warriors to shoot from?

The Golden State Warriors have shot 50.2 percent from the field heading to their third straight NBA Finals. Here's a look at where the Warriors like to shoot from, and where they don't have as much success.

Matt Barnes’ return to Warriors sparks memories of his mother

Late Monday night, in the visitors’ locker room at AT&T Center, Matt Barnes’ iPhone lit up with a text from his former Warriors teammate, Stephen Jackson: Congrats, man! … In that moment Monday, after seeing Barnes help Golden State cap its four-game sweep of the Spurs in the Western Conference finals, Jackson recognized that this was about more than Barnes reaching his first NBA Finals. Oakland is where he established himself as an NBA player, made some of his most lasting friendships and carved out a place in postseason lore. In the summer of 2006, after an underwhelming stint...
Columbus Dispatch May 25, 2017

Cavs 135, Celtics 102 | Cleveland headed to finals against Golden State Warriors

The Cleveland Cavaliers dominated the court on Thursday to win the NBA Eastern division and send them to the finals. They'll play Western division winners the Golden State Warriors in the championship series that starts June 1 at Oakland's Oracle Arena.

Warriors to face Cavaliers in third straight NBA finals

Warriors to face Cavaliers in third straight NBA finals Before they opened the playoffs 12-0, before they won 67 regular-season games, before they signed Kevin Durant, the Warriors eyed a singular goal: redeem their 3-1 collapse to Cleveland in the 2016 NBA Finals. In what is their third straight year facing Cleveland on the sport’s grandest stage, the Warriors will host LeBron James and the Cavaliers in Game 1 of the NBA finals June 1 at Oracle Arena. The only defeat in that span? A 105-99 loss to Utah on April 10, which held minimal significance to the Warriors because they had already...
CSN Bay Area May 25, 2017

Warriors, Cavs to square off in ultimate NBA Finals trilogy

The Trilogy has arrived.The Warriors. The Cavaliers. Facing each other in the NBA Finals for the third consecutive postseason. The series begins June 1 with

Q&A: Bob Myers discusses Steve Kerr’s continued absence from bench

Bob Myers discusses Steve Kerr’s continued absence from bench The Warriors didn’t greet their sweep of San Antonio in the Western Conference finals with champagne showers or locker-room dancing. The subdued celebration was the product of their championship-or-bust expectations, sure. “Somebody asked me if going to the Finals three times in a row is muted because of what’s going on,” general manager Bob Myers said. For the first time since May 7, Myers met with reporters Thursday. Nothing has changed, and the team still doesn’t know when Kerr will return to the...
CSN Bay Area May 25, 2017

Myers: 'It's painful' that Kerr not able to treasure being in NBA Finals

OAKLAND -- Warriors coach Steve Kerr is no closer to resuming full-time duties than he was a week ago, or even a month ago.Out since
Inquisitr May 25, 2017
NBA Finals 2017: Can The Boston Celtics Or Cleveland Cavaliers Shut Down The Golden State Warriors? [Opinion]

NBA Finals 2017: Can The Boston Celtics Or Cleveland Cavaliers Shut Down The Golden State Warriors? [Opinion]

The smoke is beginning to clear on the 2017 NBA Finals picture. The Golden State Warriors proudly marched over a wounded San Antonio Spurs team for a third sweep in their postseason run to take the Western Conference championship. Meanwhile in the Eastern Conference, LeBron James has led the Cleveland Cavaliers to 3-1 in their series against the Boston Celtics. The Celtics aren’t out of the running yet, but with just one game left to win, the Cavs are looking to shut down the Celtics’ season. It begs the question: Will Cleveland or Boston be able to take the Golden State Warriors in the...

Warriors' David West reveals the weirdest thing he's been asked to autograph and it's very gross

Luckily for Dub Nation, the culprit is not among them (unless the West-obsessed fan switched allegiances).

Warriors’ Myers: No change in Kerr’s status

Could head coach Steve Kerr return to the bench? After Golden State’s practice Thursday, general manager Bob Myers reiterated that Kerr is not yet ready to coach in games. The Warriors won’t play again until June 1, when they host Game 1 of the NBA Finals for the third consecutive year. Since Kerr went on an indefinite hiatus from the bench before Game 3 of the first round, acting head coach Mike Brown has led the Warriors to 10 straight wins to make them the first team in NBA history to open a postseason 12-0. Kerr, who underwent a spinal cord leak procedure on his back May 5 at...

Mike Brown calls Tyronn Lue’s harder-to-defend comment ‘cute’

Asked after practice Thursday about Cavaliers head coach Tyronn Lue’s comment that Boston is “harder to defend” than the Warriors, Golden State acting head coach Mike Brown said: That’s his opinion. Social media was soon abuzz over the sound bite, adding even more intrigue to a potential third straight Cleveland-Golden State matchup in the NBA Finals. After the Cavaliers’ Game 4 win Tuesday over the Celtics, Lue told reporters that the “stuff (Boston is) running, it’s harder to defend than Golden State’s (offense) for me, as far as the actions and all the running around and...
NBA May 25, 2017

Golden State Warriors coach Steve Kerr not yet ready to return to bench

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) -- Golden State Warriors coach Steve Kerr is not yet ready to return to the bench as the franchise prepares for its third straight trip to the NBA Finals.
Los Angeles Times May 25, 2017

Lonzo Ball will not work out for the Celtics, hasn't ruled out other workouts

Leading up to the draft, Lonzo Ball will work out for the Lakers, who have the second overall pick, and he will not work out for the Boston Celtics, who have the first overall pick, Celtics general manager Danny Ainge told a Boston radio station. Although it’s possible the Lakers will be Ball’s...
Arizona Republic May 25, 2017
NBA mock draft: Doug Haller's third edition

NBA mock draft: Doug Haller's third edition

The NBA Draft unfolds June 22 in Brooklyn. The Suns have the No. 4 pick.         

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