Can We Just Start the Cavs-Warriors Rematch Already?

San Antonio Spurs' Dewayne Dedmon center dunks against the Golden State Warriors during the first half of Game 2 of the NBA basketball Western Conference finals Tuesday

In the second team, the National Basketball Association was a place Stephen Curry (Golden state), ISEE Thomas (Boston), Giannis Antetokounmpo (Milwaukee), Kevin Durant (Golden state) and the Rudy Gobert (Utah), which lacked just four points to get into the main symbolic five. The singer appeared at a concert in South Africa wearing throwback Cleveland Cavaliers shorts on Thursday, a sure sign that he's favoring the gang from Lake Erie to beat the Golden State Warriors in their inevitable clash in the NBA Finals.

Since San Antonio Spurs and Golden State Warriors ended the regular season with more victories than other teams, the home court advantage will be in their hands in the upcoming series.

When Cavaliers needed him most, Irving stepped up and played a critical role in the 109-102 Game 4 victory over the Toronto Raptors in the Eastern Conference Semifinals. The Warriors swept Portland and Utah, toying with each. Cleveland is 12-0 SU and 9-2-1 ATS in its last 12 playoff contests.

It's easy to forget, as the Finals draw ever closer, that both the Warriors and Cavaliers have had their own obstacles to overcome-the Warriors lost coach Steve Kerr at the start of the playoffs to recurring problems from an earlier back surgery; the Cavaliers have collectively decided that defense is optional. And while it may not be the Finals matchup we all want, it's the Finals matchup we all need.

Xi: Reject protectionism or risk global growth
On Sunday, Xi pledged US$124 billion for the new Silk Road which expands links between Asia, Africa, Europe and beyond. Second, we need more synergy in our development strategies both at the regional and global levels.

The 1989 Lakers also won three straight series to take an 11-game winning streak into the NBA Finals, but Detroit turned the tables by sweeping those Lakers. Golden State is beating its playoff opponents by an average margin of 17 points per game - the largest point differential through 10 postseason games. A Game 1 loss at home wouldn't have doomed the Warriors-the Spurs themselves found that out last series-but at least it would have been a loss.

Curry leads all players with 39 three-pointers made and is shooting 47.9 percent from inside the arc as well, his numbers might drop slightly due to the intense defense that the Spurs play on the perimeter.

Game 2 of the Cavaliers and the Celtics tips off Friday at 8:30 pm ET with the visiting Cavs giving 5.5 points (O/U 219.5). Now we're about to have three in 13 months. People are already anointing these teams as dominant and franchise teams.

Related News:

  • Anthony Weiner pleads guilty in 'sexting' case involving minor

    Anthony Weiner pleads guilty in 'sexting' case involving minor

    He surrendered to Federal Bureau of Investigation agents in NY early Friday and appeared in court late-morning, telling U.S. From the initial crime to the state of his marriage, everyone wants to know what will happen to the former congressman.
    Jose Mourinho Believes Ajax Should Not be in Europa League

    Jose Mourinho Believes Ajax Should Not be in Europa League

    But I want to save players for Wednesday". "You (journalists) are English, you are here since you were born". Asked if he had submitted a request for the game to be moved, Mourinho replied: "I don't lose time.
    Michael Carrick desperate to end season on a Europa League high

    Michael Carrick desperate to end season on a Europa League high

    Xhaka remains hopeful Arsene Wenger's side can secure a top-four spot, adding: 'We always have hope - hope dies last. All round a good win against a Manchester United side who clearly have one eye on the Europa League.
  • Walgreens Boots Alliance, Inc. (WBA) Closed at $81.73

    Finally, Horan Capital Management boosted its stake in shares of Walgreens Boots Alliance by 19.1% in the third quarter. Ferguson Wellman Capital Management Inc. raised its position in Walgreens Boots Alliance by 0.9% in the third quarter.
    Dynegy Energy, Ross Stores climb; Foot Locker plunges

    Dynegy Energy, Ross Stores climb; Foot Locker plunges

    The analysts estimated EPS for the higher end at 1.08 and lower end at 1 while the year ago reported earnings per share was 1.03. Legal & General Grp Inc Public Limited Com has invested 0.04% of its portfolio in Foot Locker, Inc .
    Nex Machina out on June 20, includes local co-op

    Nex Machina out on June 20, includes local co-op

    That's right, you can now partner up with someone in the same room and take down enemies faster and more efficient. It also appears that the company will also be moving away from PlayStation exclusives and going multi-platform.
  • Sevilla's Sampaoli says could not snub 'dream' Argentina job

    Sevilla's Sampaoli says could not snub 'dream' Argentina job

    Argentina are now fifth in the 10-team South America zone World Cup qualifying standings with four games remaining. He denied that he had selected an Argentina squad. "I'm not going to leave Sevilla for another club".
    Judge rules against Texas teen who brought clock to school

    Judge rules against Texas teen who brought clock to school

    Mohamed was taken into police custody after he displayed a homemade clock to teachers at MacArthur High School in Irving, Texas. His case drew worldwide attention, and then-President Barack Obama invited him to the White House.

    'We need to see Mr. Comey's memo,' Buchanan says

    The Congressman said that his call for impeachment is a position of conscience for him and asked the American people to speak up. McCain said an impeachment is not "rational" at this point, adding that all he can do is "judge the situation as it is".
  • Lieberman the frontrunner for Federal Bureau of Investigation  post

    Lieberman the frontrunner for Federal Bureau of Investigation post

    Lieberman added that McFarland "and General Mike Flynn will form a very strong leadership team at the National Security Council". Blumenthal said the next director could be "a career prosecutor with a distinguished background - not just any prosecutor".

    Microsoft Blasts the CIA and NSA for "Stockpiling" Software Vulnerabilities

    Microsoft president and chief legal officer Brad Smith answers questions at a shareholders meeting in 2014. The president of Microsoft laid some of the blame at the feet of the USA government.
    Second wave of ransomware attack targeting out-of-date Windows machines under way

    Second wave of ransomware attack targeting out-of-date Windows machines under way

    As operating systems age, more potential viruses and malware are created to target them. Backups often are also out of date and missing critical information.


Most liked

Trump triggers NAFTA talks
It created a trade agreement between Canada - Mexico and the United States , essentially getting rid of import or export taxes. President Donald Trump's threats to renegotiate the North American Free Trade Agreement are coming to fruition.

Women in Venezuela march to send a message about country's political crisis
Venezuelan opposition leader Maria Corina Machado (C) attends the women's march. A 17 year-old was also killed during the day's protests .

US says Iran directed convoy targeted by US air strike in Syria
The Syrian army had been sending reinforcements in the last few weeks to the desert region near its border with Iraq and Jordan. A US Pentagon official backed Mr Mattis and said the attack on forces did not reflect an escalation.

Trump assails naming of counsel as 'witch hunt'
Mueller's appointment enjoys political protections that are quite strong and have already proven themselves in this matter. The appointment of the special counsel indicates other believe that's still open to question.

Buy 5 Energy Mutual Funds As Oil Prices Surge
OPEC and other producers made a decision to reduce oil supplies by 1.8 million barrels per day for the first half of this year. It seems that the Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries ( OPEC ) may be losing control of oil prices worldwide.

Community health service operating normally after concerns over NHS cyber attack
The Microsoft President also added: "The governments of the world should treat this attack as a wake-up call". People who have GP appointments should turn up as normal unless they are contacted directly and told not to.

Roger Ailes Had Strong Roots In Native Ohio, Friends Say
Consultant Ed Rollins recalled hiring Ailes to head media for then-President Ronald Reaganˋs reelection campaign in 1984. Four years later, he was a key player in the successful presidential campaign of George H.W.

Macron French president-elect's 'revolution' faces first test
Emmanuel Macron inherits one of the most powerful positions in Europe, and all the symbolism that comes with it. Ms Le Pen has also signalled there will be a change to her National Front party.

Alibaba beats on revenue, thanks to strong online shopping in China
For the quarter, 85 percent of e-commerce revenue in China was transacted on mobile devices, compared to 71 percent year-on-year. Alibaba is very close to reaching its ceiling, said Lu Zhenwang, chief executive officer of Wanqing Consultancy in Shanghai.

Trip to bring Macron face-to-face with troops
French President Emmanuel Macron will kick off his Mali visit by holding talks with Malian President Ibrahim Boubacar Keita . Most of the terrorists in the region trace their origins to al-Qaida's North Africa branch.

Trump tweets criticize naming of special counsel Mueller
Mark Warner, the top Democrat on the Senate Intelligence Committee, said he's determined to press forward with public hearings. It is rumored he will announce his choice to replace Comey before leaving for his first foreign trip on Friday.

Ducks vs. Predators live stream, Game 3
Earn 1 CPE credit and learn about government's data center optimization strategy with analysis from Justice and State departments. The 6-foot-3 forward has three combined hits throwing his big body around, including a big check on Calle Jarnkrok in the opener.

Barrick Gold Corporation (ABX)
Three research analysts have rated the stock with a hold recommendation and four have issued a buy recommendation on the company. Year to date is 159.31%, 144.86% over the last quarter, 121.18% for the past six months and 106.59% over the last 12 months.

Dele Alli can't guarantee that he will stay at Tottenham Hotspur
Tottenham's last two league games are away at last season's champions Leicester City tomorrow and Hull City on Sunday. Pochettino will hope to have him fully fit and back for pre-season training in July. "They strangle teams.

OPEC net oil revenues in 2016 were the lowest since 2004
Though the deal proposed a cut of 1.8 million barrels, commodity analysts are of the view that this number could be increased. It seems that the Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries ( OPEC ) may be losing control of oil prices worldwide.