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2017 NBA FINALS PREVIEW

While the 2015-16 Golden State Warriors were still playing Game 7 of the NBA Finals, the 2016-17 iteration began to take shape. It all started with a block. Then a shot. A crushing defeat followed by the signing of a lifetime…

2017 NBA FINALS: WARRIORS WRAP IT UP IN 3 GAMES

So here we are. Just over one week removed from the start of the NBA Finals – the first trilogy in NBA history – and it’s already over.

 Well, maybe not officially…

 Photo: Joe Camporeale/USA TODAY Sports

Photo: Joe Camporeale/USA TODAY Sports

‘Canes blow it in the snow

It’s that time of year again. Christmas and Hanukkah have come and gone with Kwanzaa and New Years still on the docket. College students have returned home for the holidays. With the exception of rain and snow in California…

2016 NBA Finals coverage: game 7

Two nights ago the Golden State Warriors completed their metamorphosis from a team who had the greatest regular season of all time to a team that went on a nice postseason run against all odds…

2017 NBA FINALS: WARRIORS WIN GAME 1

Game 1 of the 2017 NBA Finals is in the books after a 22-point victory by the Warriors, 113-91.

Just watching this game, aside from the first quarter, it felt to me as though the Warriors dominated…

2017 nba finals: cavs get 1 back, need 3 more

It’s 3-1 again in the NBA Finals.

As if you needed any reminding, both teams were in the same position last year. The Warriors, up 3-1 a year ago…

 Photo: Ben Margot/AP

Photo: Ben Margot/AP

hunter strickland is a dab

In the middle of heating up the broth for my matzah ball soup I turned to the Giants game on ESPN. Thankfully the game was broadcast on a national network, otherwise I would’ve missed the impending drama. I must have looked away…

2016 NBA Finals coverage: game 5

Wow. So much has happened since the moments leading up to Game 3 of the 2016 NBA Finals. In no particular order, the aliens from “Space Jam” stole the Warriors’ skills for a game of intergalactic hoops before returning…

2017 NBA FINALS: WARRIORS IN FAMILIAR TERRITORY

The Warriors have seemingly breezed through the first two games of the 2017 NBA Finals. A 132-113 victory over the Cleveland Cavaliers Sunday night brought the Warriors to within two games of an undefeated postseason…

2017 nba finals: warriors complete gentleman sweep

In a flash, it was all over.

Down 33-41 less than two minutes into the second quarter, the Warriors put together…

 Photo: Joe Skipper/Getty Images

Photo: Joe Skipper/Getty Images

RICHT TO MIAMI IS REAL

Miami has hired a head coach. It wasn’t good ‘ol Butch. There’s no crystal ball in the future for Mario Cristobal (yes, I know that isn’t the National Championship trophy anymore, but that would’ve been perfect). Not the former NFL coach Greg Schiano either. Not the other former NFL coach Rob Chudzinski. Enter Mark Richt. Miami’s hiring of the…

2016 NBA Finals coverage: game 3

The 2016 NBA Finals were supposed to be a rematch of the 2015 Finals. Okay, so it’s still technically a rematch, but it’s blowing my mind how much of a difference a year makes. Cleveland has lost the first two games of the Finals this year by more combined points than any other team…