The Warriors are stomach-churning scary. We're here to rank the most implausible and unlikely scenarios pertaining to the outcome of the NBA Finals. After all, he has slayed behemoths before. So finally Kevin Durant made a decision to leave the Oklahoma City basketball team and joined the Golden State Warriors where he says he is happy now and at peace. "I mean, it's up there". We're trying to repeat, which is so hard to do. "And if you add Pop (Gregg Popovich) in there, that's five Hall of Famers". So, it's going to be very challenging. "There seems to be a theme when I'm out, I think the team is like 108-2".
"This is a high-powered team". Cleveland blitzed, double-teamed and did all it could take away the other team's offensive threat.
"I've played against Ray (Allen), KG (Kevin Garnett), Paul (Pierce), (Rajon) Rondo and Doc (Rivers)". Of course not. Are you going to be excited about it, have an unbelievable feeling if you win? It's not a knock on Cleveland that it doesn't have the talent Golden State has.
The franchise joined the National Basketball Association in 1970 as an expansion team along with the Buffalo Braves and Portland Trail Blazers.
Prediction: Golden State defeats Cleveland 4-2 to win the 2017 National Basketball Association title.
After Golden State failed to repeat as champions following a campaign in which they had a record 73 wins during the 82-game regular season, they acquired Durant, by far the biggest prize of the free agent market.
The sixth-year pro, however, is much more concerned with team success than individual numbers.
"You adapt to the culture", he said. Having said that, it was his choice, I have no problem with him, but it's something from a competitive standpoint, you would think you wouldn't do. So, it's the right thing to do. Nike and Nike-owned Jordan Brand, together, enjoy 51% market share in United States athletic footwear, while Under Armour has 2.5% share, and has that much only thanks to Curry and the early success of his signature shoe line-success that has since waned as the entire basketball performance shoe category has gone cold. "So it makes it even more unsafe when you equip that talent, that skill with those guys". He is playing in his seventh straight finals. They finished 19 of 41 Thursday.Kyrie Irving and Kevin Love's roles as LeBron's sidekicks will be scrutinized and reevaluated throughout the series.Celtics: Never led at home in the series.So it's worth noting that James needed 33 more games to surpass Jordan, but he took the record at a younger age - James is 32 and Jordan was 35.
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James isn't anxious about point spreads or any odds.
Maybe James has nothing to fear. "I've always loved that, putting people in a position of power to feel like they can make a change and make things happen".