1. Stephen Curry on Shooting Sleeve: 'Always Wanted to Be Like Allen Iverson'

    While Stephen Curry eventually took off the shooting sleeve he was wearing at the start of Thursday's Game 1 of the NBA Finals , he apparently drew inspiration from an all-time great of the recent past...

    Scott Polacek Written by Scott Polacek about 25 days ago 14,278 reads 0 comments

  2. Cavs Have Been Here Before, but Discipline Is More Vital Than Ever vs. Warriors

    OAKLAND, Calif. — How appropriate that an NBA Finals with all the gritted teeth and bad blood of a heavyweight prize fight would begin with announcer Michael Buffer commanding us to get ready to rumble...

    Dave Schilling Written by Dave Schilling about 25 days ago 58,070 reads 0 comments

  3. LeBron James Discusses Kevin Durant's Impact on Warriors, Says He Stands Out

    In the aftermath of the Cleveland Cavaliers ' 113-91 Game 1 loss to the Golden State Warriors on Thursday night, LeBron James was asked to pinpoint the one thing that stood out to him...

    Alec Nathan Written by Alec Nathan about 25 days ago 45,283 reads 0 comments

  4. Kevin Durant Not Worried About LeBron James Matchup, Says Warriors Can Be Better

    Kevin Durant helped the Golden State Warriors throttle the Cleveland Cavaliers 113-91 in Game 1 of the NBA Finals on Thursday night, but he said after the rout that the Western Conference champions have plenty of room to improve moving forward...

    Alec Nathan Written by Alec Nathan about 25 days ago 13,234 reads 0 comments

  5. Kyrie Irving Says Warriors Offense Can't Be Simulated, Cavaliers Must Have Pride

    The Golden State Warriors ran circles around the Cleveland Cavaliers in Thursday's Game 1 of the NBA Finals en route to a 113-91 victory...

    Scott Polacek Written by Scott Polacek about 25 days ago 14,154 reads 0 comments

  6. Warriors Become 1st Team in NBA History to Start Playoffs 13-0 with Game 1 Win

    The Golden State Warriors steamrolled the Cleveland Cavaliers 113-91 in Thursday's Game 1 of the NBA Finals and made history in the process. The Warriors announced they became the first team to start the NBA playoffs 13-0 with the victory...

    Scott Polacek Written by Scott Polacek about 25 days ago 16,002 reads 0 comments

  7. Tyronn Lue Says Warriors Are Best He's Ever Seen After Cavaliers' Game 1 Loss

    Cleveland Cavaliers head coach Tyronn Lue heaped praise on the Golden State Warriors after they romped to a 113-91 Game 1 win over the defending champions on Thursday night...

    Alec Nathan Written by Alec Nathan about 25 days ago 62,961 reads 0 comments

  8. LeBron James' Posterizing Dunk on JaVale McGee Causes Twitter to Explode

    Cleveland Cavaliers star LeBron James wasted little time reminding Golden State Warriors big man JaVale McGee who the defending champions are during the first quarter of Thursday's Game 1 of the NBA Finals ...

    Scott Polacek Written by Scott Polacek about 25 days ago 13,281 reads 0 comments

  9. Michael Buffer Says 'Let's Get Ready to Rumble' Before Cavaliers-Warriors Game 1

    The Golden State Warriors and Cleveland Cavaliers are ready to rumble. Famous announcer Michael Buffer came out before Thursday's Game 1 to ask the fans at Oracle Arena if ...

    Scott Polacek Written by Scott Polacek about 25 days ago 3,884 reads 0 comments

  10. Adam Silver Discusses LeBron James, State of NBA at Pre-Finals Press Conference

    NBA commissioner Adam Silver addressed the state of the league Thursday at a meeting with the media before Game 1 of the Finals between the Cleveland Cavaliers and Golden State ...

    Alec Nathan Written by Alec Nathan about 25 days ago 15,307 reads 0 comments

  11. Steve Kerr Ruled Out of Game 1 vs. Cavaliers Due to Back Problems

    The Golden State Warriors will reportedly be without head coach Steve Kerr for Thursday's Game 1 of the NBA Finals ...

    Scott Polacek Written by Scott Polacek about 25 days ago 8,695 reads 0 comments

  12. NBA Finals 2017: Warriors vs. Cavaliers Game 1 Odds, Props and Predictions

    The rubber-match showdown between the Golden State Warriors and the Cleveland Cavaliers set to kick off Thursday night may not have surprised anyone, but that doesn't mean we didn't enjoy the ride to get to this point...

    Michelle Bruton Written by Michelle Bruton about 25 days ago 4,637 reads 0 comments

  13. Nike Set to Release the KD 10 'Still KD' During Game 1 of the NBA Finals

    During Game 1 of the 2016-17 NBA Finals Thursday, Nike will shake up its innovation chamber and roll out Kevin Durant 's latest shoe, the KD X "Still KD...

    Giancarlo Ferrari-King Written by Giancarlo Ferrari-King about 25 days ago 1,467 reads 0 comments

  14. Beer Baths to Selfies: How Cavs and Dubs Celebrated Their Way Back to NBA Finals

    The NBA 's most powerful teams are back in the Finals once again for a third consecutive year in hopes of hanging another banner. And they couldn't be having any more fun. Watch above...

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  15. NBA Finals Schedule 2017: Game 1 TV Info and Cavaliers vs. Warriors Prediction

    The NBA playoffs might've been predictable. But those predictable outcomes were quite a bit more interesting than the long layoff before the Finals showdown between the Cleveland Cavaliers and Golden State Warriors gets underway...

    Chris Roling Written by Chris Roling about 25 days ago 5,169 reads 0 comments

  16. LeBron James, Kevin Durant Are Last Action Figures Standing in Brawl for Title

    Only two men—er, action figures—were left standing after a wild melee in B/R's summary of the NBA playoffs. LeBron James and Kevin Durant ...

    Thomas Duffy Written by Thomas Duffy about 25 days ago 2,401 reads 0 comments

  17. LeBron-Steph Rivalry Has Made Each a Different, and Better, Player

    OAKLAND, Calif. — On the eve of the 2017 NBA Finals , Stephen Curry sat with his chin in his left hand, stroking the fuller facial hair he now sports...

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  18. Cleveland Cavaliers vs. Golden State Warriors: Game 1 Odds, NBA Betting Pick

    The Golden State Warriors will be out to avenge last year's championship series defeat as they tip off the 2017 NBA Finals as solid home favorites against the Cleveland Cavaliers in Game 1 on Thursday...

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  19. 5 Biggest X-Factors for Golden State Warriors in 2017 NBA Finals

    The pass/fail portion of the Golden State Warriors ' 2016-17 campaign has finally arrived. For the third consecutive season, the Dubs' success and legacy hinge on a seven-game showdown with LeBron James and the Cleveland Cavaliers ...

    Zach Buckley Written by Zach Buckley about 26 days ago 8,228 reads 0 comments

  20. Who Ya Got? B/R Staff's Bold Predictions for 2017 NBA Finals

    We did it, everybody! It's been over 9,000 days since the Cleveland Cavaliers eliminated the Boston Celtics en route to a rematch with the Golden State Warriors (OK...maybe more like a week), but we finally made it to the 2017 NBA Finals...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Bleacher Report NBA Staff about 26 days ago 213,393 reads 0 comments

  21. 7 Reasons Cavs-Warriors Rematch Is Completely Different Than Past 2 NBA Finals

    The same two teams are playing in the NBA Finals for the third consecutive year, which has never before happened in the league's history...

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  22. NBA Finals 2017: Warriors vs. Cavaliers TV Schedule and Game 1 Live Stream

    After a long regular season and three rounds of postseason action, we've finally reached the 2017 NBA Finals . Unsurprisingly, the Golden State Warriors and Cleveland Cavaliers are going to face off in the final series once again...

    Kristopher Knox Written by Kristopher Knox about 26 days ago 27,232 reads 0 comments

  23. 5 Biggest X-Factors for Cleveland Cavaliers in 2017 NBA Finals

    One thing that gets lost in the jokes about how the Golden State Warriors blew a 3-1 lead to the Cleveland Cavaliers during the 2016 NBA Finals is that the Warriors had a 3-1 lead to blow...

    Kelly Scaletta Written by Kelly Scaletta about 26 days ago 10,464 reads 0 comments

  24. Richard Jefferson Says Warriors Lacked Composure When They Lost 2016 NBA Finals

    Cleveland Cavaliers swingman Richard Jefferson told reporters Wednesday the Golden State Warriors ' lack of poise was the primary factor that contributed to their downfall after they mounted a 3-1 series lead in last year's NBA Finals ...

    Alec Nathan Written by Alec Nathan about 26 days ago 2,709 reads 0 comments

  25. Steve Kerr Reportedly Could Return During 2017 NBA Finals

    Golden State Warriors head coach Steve Kerr may return at some point during the 2017 NBA Finals , despite missing all but two games of the team's run due to illness caused by recurring back issues...

    Tyler Conway Written by Tyler Conway about 26 days ago 17,421 reads 0 comments