NBA Finals

Draymond Green of the Golden State Warriors looks to shoot under pressure from J.R. Smith, Matthew Dellavedova and Timofey Mozgov of the Cleveland Cavaliers during Game 2 of the 2015 NBA Finals on June 7, 2015 in Oakland, California. (FREDERIC J. BROWN/AFP/Getty Images)

Schmeelk: Cavaliers Avoid Big Hole In NBA Finals With Good Old Fashioned Defense

With Kevin Love and Kyrie Irving out, by all rights the Cavaliers should be down two games instead of heading back to Cleveland with home-court advantage.

06/08/2015

LeBron James #23 of the Cleveland Cavaliers dribbles the ball against the Golden State Warriors at the Oracle Arena During Game Two of the 2015 NBA Finals on June 7, 2015 in Oakland, California (Photo by Jesse D. Garrabrant/NBAE via Getty Images)

James Carries Cavs To OT Win Over Warriors, Evens NBA Finals

LeBron James turned in a triple-double to remember, Matthew Dellavedova made the go-ahead free throws in overtime, and the Cavaliers overcame a fourth-quarter collapse to outlast the Golden State Warriors 95-93 on Sunday night.

06/08/2015

Kyrie Irving of the Cleveland Cavaliers during Game 1 of the 2015 NBA Finals on June 4, 2015 at Oracle Arena in Oakland, California. (Photo by Nathaniel S. Butler/NBAE via Getty Images)

Kyrie Irving Undergoes Knee Surgery As Cavs Look To Rebound In Finals

Without Irving, the Cavs will rely on others to pick up the scoring slack.

06/06/2015

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Jared Max: Cache Of ‘Golden State’ Could Become A Marketer’s Dream

Because the Warriors have been a bottom-of-the-barrel team for most of my life, I viewed the “Golden State” title as a novelty.

06/05/2015

2015 NBA Finals - Game One

Schmeelk: Game 1 Affirms That Warriors Will Win Finals Fairly Easily

The Cavaliers might figure out a way to win a game in this series, but they won’t do much better than that.

06/05/2015

OAKLAND, CA - JUNE 4: Teammates Stephen Curry #30 of the Golden State Warriors and Andre Iguodala #9 of the Golden State Warriors high-five during Game One of the 2015 NBA Finals on June 4, 2015 at Oracle Arena in Oakland, California. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this photograph, user is consenting to the terms and conditions of Getty Images License Agreement. Mandatory Copyright Notice: Copyright 2015 NBAE (Photo by Nathaniel S. Butler/NBAE via Getty Images)

Warriors Hold Off LeBron James, Cavs To Take Game 1 Of Finals

Stephen Curry had 26 points and eight assists, and the Golden State Warriors held off LeBron James and the Cleveland Cavaliers for a thrilling 108-100 overtime victory in Game 1 of the NBA Finals on Thursday night.

06/05/2015

during Game One of the 2015 NBA Finals at ORACLE Arena on June 4, 2015 in Oakland, California. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this photograph, user is consenting to the terms and conditions of Getty Images License Agreement.

Boomer & Carton: Warriors Dodge LeBron’s 44 And A Tale Of Two 1st-Place Teams

After a long layoff, the NBA Finals finals got underway last night in Oakland and it was Stephen Curry and the Golden State Warriors who prevailed.

WFAN–06/05/2015

J.R. Smith

Ex-Knick J.R. Smith Admits He Feels Insulted, Disrespected By Trade To Cavs

J.R. Smith — who was traded to the Cavaliers in January — admitted on Wednesday that he was insulted and felt disrespected when Knicks president Phil Jackson dealt him along with Iman Shumpert.

06/04/2015

2015 NBA Finals logo

Schmeelk: NBA Finals Preview — Warriors Will Beat Cavs In 5

Any conversation about how these NBA Finals are going to play out needs to start with one important fact: Kyrie Irving’s health.

06/04/2015

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Top 5 NBA Finals Moments

We’re a little over 24 hours away from the NBA Finals getting underway pitting the Cleveland Cavaliers and LeBron James against the “Splash Brothers” of Golden State.

06/03/2015

Mats Zuccarello (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Jared Max: I’m In Sports Purgatory — How About You?

Since the Rangers lost Game 7 to the Tampa Bay Lightning on Friday night, I have been in a funk. A sports malaise.

06/03/2015

NBA Commissioner Adam Silver (Photo by Steven Freeman/NBAE via Getty Images)

On WFAN: Adam Silver Explains Long Layoff Before The Start Of The NBA Finals

NBA Commissioner Adam Silver is happy with the state of the game, but has a few concerns he decided to share with Mike Francesa on Tuesday

06/02/2015

CLEVELAND, OH - MAY 26: LeBron James #23 and David Blatt of the Cleveland Cavaliers talk to each other against the Atlanta Hawks in Game Four of the Eastern Conference Finals during the 2015 NBA Playoffs on May 26, 2015 in Cleveland, Ohio. (credit: David Dow/NBAE via Getty Images)

Keidel: No One Is More Motivated To Win Than LeBron James

All eyes are on LeBron. He’s not just trying to bring a trophy to Cleveland. He’s adding jewels to his crown, which he will one day try to match with Michael Jordan

05/29/2015

Stephen Curry (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images), LeBron James (Photo by Jason Miller/Getty Images)

Pieces In Place For Epic NBA Finals: Curry’s Warriors Vs. LeBron And The Cavs

A lengthy layoff — the series won’t start until June 4 — will benefit banged-up players on both teams, and provide plenty of time to hype the Stephen Curry-LeBron James duel.

05/28/2015

LeBron James celebrates after Game 4 of the Eastern Conference finals at Quicken Loans Arena on May 26, 2015 in Cleveland, Ohio. The Cavaliers defeated the Hawks 118-88 to reach the NBA Finals. (Photo by Gregory Shamus/Getty Images)

Home Cooking! LeBron James Leads Cavs To NBA Finals

Driven by the chance to end Cleveland’s half-century-old championship drought, King James was brilliant from start to finish Tuesday night.

05/27/2015

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