2017 NBA Finals ScheduleThe Cleveland Cavaliers and Golden State Warriors meet in the NBA Finals for the third straight year, a first in NBA history that the same 2 teams square off in 3 consecutive years. The Warriors won it all in 6 games in the 2015 Finals and the Cavs won the 2016 Finals in 7 games.
Cavs Crush Celtics 135-102, Advance To Third Straight NBA Finals Against WarriorsCleveland's 4-1 series' win gives it a 12-1 record this postseason and sets up a third consecutive matchup with Western Conference champion Golden State, the team it beat in the Finals last season to claim the franchise's first championship.
LeBron James Breaks Michael Jordan's Playoff Scoring RecordThe Cavaliers star hit a 3-pointer in the third quarter against the Boston Celtics that gave him 29 points in the game and 5,989 points in his postseason career.
Lee Jenkins Says LeBron Didn't Relax With Title, "There's This Edge, And He's Going To Keep Hammering At It"Lee Jenkins talks about LeBron's level of play this postseason and efficiency with perimeter shooting now as well, why he doesn't feel that LeBron relaxed after winning another title and what another title against the Warriors would do for LeBron's legacy
Jason Lloyd Says LeBron Trusts Kyrie More Than Ever In Crucial Moments, While Kevin Love Looks 1,000% DifferentJason Lloyd talks about need for the Cavs to close out the Celtics in Game 5 to get rest for The Finals, LeBron's illness in Games 3 and 4, where Kyrie Irving's 42-point Game 4 performance ranks for him, LeBron's realization of where he's at in his career and the ongoing debate that will continue in comparisons with Michael Jordan
LeBron: Jordan Chase Is About Motivation, Not GreatnessLeBron James says his chase of Michael Jordan's accomplishments is simply personal motivation. It's not about wanting to establish himself as the NBA's greatest player.
The Ringer's Kevin O'Connor: Kyrie Irving Is Probably The Best Finisher At The Rim, EverKevin O'Connor talks about the need for the Cavs to close the series out with the Celtics on Thursday night, whether it's possible to trust Kyrie Irving more than LeBron at the end of a game, Tyronn Lue's comments about the Celtics' offense being more difficult to prepare for than the Warriors
Allie Clifton: The Cavaliers Are Upbeat And Locked In Before Game 5 Of The East FinalsAllie Clifton of Fox Sports Ohio joined Baskin & Phelps Thursday from Boston for Game 5 to discuss the vibe of the team from shoot around, how locked in LeBron truly is during the postseason, what she'd like to see from the team early in the game, and more.
Scottie Pippen Says The LeBron vs. Jordan Comparison Isn’t FairPippen doesn't think the Michael Jordan/LeBron James comparisons are fair because their roles were and are so different
Massarotti: NBA’s Long Preseason May End TonightIf the Cavs win Game 5 on Thursday, Cleveland will head to its 3rd straight NBA Finals. And a 3rd consecutive match-up against the Warriors
Cavs Remain Humble With Chance To Closeout Celtics In Game 5It took 10 games and halfway through the third round of the NBA playoffs before the Cleveland Cavaliers finally encountered their first true dose of resistance this postseason.
Bob Ryan: There Is No Comparison With The Celtics And The WarriorsSports columnist emeritus for the Boston Globe Bob Ryan joined Ken Carman and Anthony Lima to talk Cavs/Celtics game 5 and the rest the NBA.