Warriors do not need to be flawless to beat Cavs say pundits

James has called Golden State a "juggernaut" but the Warriors aren't buying all that talk. Korver ranks second among all active players with 104 playoff games without a Finals appearance, trailing only Joe Johnson's 112 games. The Warriors are 0-5-1 ATS in their last six home games after back-to-back road games, but over the longer term they are 14-5-1 ATS in their last 20 home games when they were favored by 6.0 to 9.0 points. And except for Utah, the Bulls lacked a rival.The healthy respect and contempt teams develop for a finals' opponent they regularly see was missing.

While you might think a guy who really was never given a chance by the Jazz would be a little bitter toward the franchise, Clark harbors no bad feelings. The mercurial Draymond Green has to keep his emotions in check because he presents a matchup nightmare for the Cavaliers. "We can't turn the basketball over, we have to take good shots". The Warriors have won all but two of their games by double digits.

It's kind of weird that Kevin Durant is on the Warriors.

An emotional James sat down for a press conference ahead of the NBA Finals, and was upset that the spotlight was on the incident, rather than the league's biggest spectacle starting up on Thursday night. So they drafted Thompson, a high-volume scorer out of Washington State.

When shooting over 50 percent, they've won 106 consecutive games, the last 43 of those coming this season. I watched his career debut against Sacramento and it was very exciting. What they needed was identity. But, owner aside, I love Golden State.

With head coach Steve Kerr having taken a leave to deal with pain management issues tied to spinal surgery, Brown has filled in as game coach for the Warriors since Game 3 of their opening-round sweep of Portland.

"He can have that title - he just can't have this ring", Green said Wednesday, drawing laughs from Stephen Curry sitting next to him. "There's other teams who can do what they've done".

No title path is forged without at least some luck. As James and the Cavaliers prepare to face the Golden State Warriors and their collection of All-Stars in the NBA Finals, he is leaning on the experience he has had in previous postseason matchups against great San Antonio and Boston teams.

Would the Warriors be the powerhouse they are now if any of the league's 29 other teams been wise enough to pluck Green among the first 34 picks five years ago?

We were all wondering if Russell Westbrook would average a triple double for the entire season, but beyond that, what else was there? Until this season, nobody had played the same team three ties.

The logos were created to fit with new jerseys which the team says will be revealed later this Summer.

  • Julie Sanders