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NBA Finals Game 4 odds: Warriors look to complete sweep as road favorites vs. Cavaliers

The Golden State Warriors are listed as road favorites at the sportsbooks for Friday night as they look to clinch the NBA championship over the Cleveland Cavaliers. The Golden State Warriors are one win away from an historic 16-0 run through the postseason with a 15-0 straight up and 12-3 against the spread record thus far. Show More Summary

Markelle Fultz is working out for the Kings. Is Sacramento trying to trade up to No. 1?

Rumor season is upon us with the draft less than two weeks away. Washington guard Markelle Fultz is the heavy favorite to be the first pick in the 2017 NBA Draft on June 22. Right now, the Boston Celtics hold that pick. Why, then, is...Show More Summary

Gordon Hayward to the Heat? Why that wouldn't make much sense for him

Hayward is reportedly drawing free agent interest from the Miami Heat. But the All-Star has a better option on the table already. The Utah Jazz are now worried about a second team potentially prying unrestricted All-Star free agent Gordon Hayward from them this summer. Show More Summary

The Warriors should stay together for a long time. Blame the NBA for that

The new CBA actually makes it easier for the Warriors to keep their roster together... and it doesn’t expire until 2023. NBA executives — those who run the league and the franchise owners who back it — are always concerned about various...Show More Summary

NBA prospect Jonathan Jeanne diagnosed with potentially career-ending Marfan syndrome

Jeanne found out after undergoing an MRI at the NBA Draft Combine. NBA draft prospect and French center Jonathan Jeanne has been diagnosed with Marfan syndrome, which is a potentially career-ending disorder, according to The Vertical’s Shams Charania. Show More Summary

LeBron James isn’t mad at the Warriors for signing Kevin Durant

James, who aspires to be an owner someday, said if a team has the chance to sign a great player, they should do it. When the Golden State Warriors signed Kevin Durant as a free agent last summer, the basketball universe went up in flames. Here...Show More Summary

The car that Derek Fisher totaled was registered to Matt Barnes

Fisher, who was driving with Barnes’ ex-wife, wrecked the 2015 Escalade he left specifically “for the kids.” Former Los Angeles Lakers point guard and New York Knicks head coach Derek Fisher crashed a car while driving with his girlfriend in Sherman Oaks, California on Sunday. Show More Summary

Kevin Durant is set to become the most efficient scorer in NBA Finals history

If Durant’s numbers stay the same, he’ll have shooting percentages better than anyone else in Finals history. Kevin Durant scored 31 points on 10-of-18 shooting in the Warriors’ critical Game 3 win over the Cavaliers on Thursday. ItShow More Summary

Let's stop dragging LeBron James for passing the ball in the clutch

LeBron James passed the ball to Kyle Korver on that pivotal possession in Game 3 because that's who he is, win or lose. The morning after the Cavaliers’ debilitating 118-113 loss to the Warriors in Game 3 of the NBA Finals on Wednesday,...Show More Summary

The Lakers appear 'genuinely split' on drafting Lonzo Ball at No. 2

Will the Lakers draft De’Aaron Fox or Josh Jackson over Lonzo Ball at No. 2? It’s possible. Lonzo Ball wants the Lakers, but do the Lakers want him? That’s the biggest question heading into the 2017 NBA Draft on June 22. Ball worked out for the Lakers on Wednesday and reiterated his desire to play for his hometown team. Show More Summary

Kyle Korver dunked in an NBA Finals game, because anything is possible in 2017

The 24th dunk of his career! Kyle Korver, one of the best three-point shooters in league history, dunked for the 24th time in his career (per basketball-reference.com) in Game 3 against the Golden State Warriors. When you watch the NBA Finals, you’re going to see history made. Show More Summary

LeBron's worst pass ever still resulted in 2 points

Sometimes all you need is a little luck. Even if you’re LeBron James. LeBron James is so good that even his terrible passes turn into points. When he tried to hit Kevin Love with an alley-oop, Love was fouled, but his attempted passShow More Summary

LeBron James got taken out by Tristan Thompson, and is somehow OK

We have no clue how James stayed in the game after this. LeBron James stayed down for more than a minute after running straight into teammate Tristan Thompson in Game 3 on a defensive possession on Wednesday. However, after a long commercial...Show More Summary

Ric Flair greeted Steve Kerr before Game 3 of the NBA Finals

Two platinum-haired sports legends in the same room. Steve Kerr just returned from a back injury and is about to coach in Game 3 of the NBA Finals, where his Warriors are currently up 2-0 — which is cool, but not nearly as cool as this: Steve Kerr walks in and is greeted by wrestler Rick Flair. Show More Summary

Draymond Green says Warriors learned that a championship, not making history, is all that matters

The Warriors are two games away from making history, but Green said a championship is “really the only history we need." Draymond Green learned last year that focusing on the history books wasn't as important as winning a championship. Show More Summary

Here's a LeBron James sculpture made out of 30 pounds of dryer lint

It’s a Cleveland tradition like no other. That’s not a cliche, because making a giant sculpture out of an athlete made out of dryer lint is not something any other city does on a regular basis. Once again, let’s meet LintBron James. LintBron James. Show More Summary

LeBron James says the NBA Finals are 'just basketball,' but it's bigger than that

The outcome of this year’s Finals could greatly impact LeBron’s legacy. Maybe that’s why he’s been short with reporters lately. The Cleveland Cavaliers find themselves with their backs against the wall entering Wednesday’s Game 3 NBA Finals matchup down 0-2 to a powerhouse Golden State Warriors team. But for LeBron James, this is nothing new. Show More Summary

Wendy's got one last 3-1 joke off on Twitter before the NBA Finals are over

A Warriors fan in Stephen Curry gear gave Wendy’s the opening it was looking for to make a “Warriors blew a 3-1 lead” joke on Twitter. Knoxville is so blessed... (Per: @Davey_Hudson) pic.twitter.com/HcNckmaigs — Houston Kress (@VolRumorMill)...Show More Summary

Steve Kerr is praising Mark Jackson again. There's a reason

Kerr says it was the former Warriors’ coach who established the identity of the NBA’s best defensive team. The Golden State Warriors aren’t undefeated in the playoffs solely because of their offense. Yes, the Warriors have blown teams out of their water in part due to an ability to score 119 points a game in the playoffs. Show More Summary

The Kings might trade up to draft De’Aaron Fox. That’s a bad idea

Sacramento is thinking about trading the No. 5 and No. 10 picks to the 76ers for No. 3. Is this a good trade for anyone? The Sacramento Kings are reportedly considering moving up in the 2017 NBA draft to select Kentucky point guard De’Aaron Fox. Show More Summary

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