Daily News – May 29, 2017

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Golden State Warriors know Cleveland Cavaliers could steal title with Kyrie Irving
Author: Terry Pluto
Publication: Cleveland.com

CLEVELAND, Ohio — The Golden State Warriors respect and perhaps even fear LeBron James.

But they know the future Hall of Famer can’t beat them by himself in a seven-game series. The 2015 NBA Finals proved that, the Cavaliers losing to Golden State in six games.

The Cavs were without Kevin Love (shoulder surgery) when the 2015 Finals opened. Kyrie Irving fractured his kneecap in the opener of those 2015 Finals. – CLICK HERE to read full story.

#CavsWarriors Game 1 Preview – June 1, 2017
Author: Staff Report
Publication: Cavs.com

After defeating the Boston Celtics 4-1 in the Eastern Conference Finals, the defending NBA Champion Cavaliers are back in the NBA Finals. Tipoff for Game 1 against the Golden State Warriors from Oracle Arena is at 9:00 p.m. (ET).

Cleveland and Golden State have split the last two NBA Finals, with the Cavaliers defeating the Warriors 4-3 in the 2016 Finals to become the first team in league history to overcome a 3-1 Finals series deficit and earn their first NBA championship. – CLICK HERE to read full story.

The Wine & Gold reach the Finals for third straight season and fourth time in franchise history (2007, 2015, 2016, 2017).

Cavaliers notebook: LeBron James appreciates coach Tyronn Lue’s calm demeanor
Author: George Thomas
Publication: Akron Beacon Journal

INDEPENDENCE: The look on Cavaliers coach Tyronn Lue’s face rarely gives much away unless a situation is especially over the top one way or another.

Questionable foul? The same look. Scoring run by the opposing team? Same look. Even in the midst of last year’s NBA Finals, Lue didn’t unpack any emotions until the championship trophy was in his team’s clutches.

That’s what LeBron James appreciates about Lue, and his coach said Sunday it’s just who he is. – CLICK HERE to read full story.

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