It’s the rubber match of their two previous series, which saw Golden State win the championship in 2015 and the Cavs take the rematch last season. “I think I fell in love with the game because of Michael, just seeing what he was able to accomplish”, James said.
“Playing in this league, you can’t take anything for granted”, Warriors guard Stephen Curry said after the Warriors beat the San Antonio Spurs 129-115 in Game 4 on Monday night. So you have to appreciate it. I think maybe there’s just a lack of appreciation for greatness. But then when you look at a situation, most people have never reached greatness. When you’re growing up and you’re seeing Michael Jordan, it’s nearly like a God.
Though Kerr did not address media Thursday, he indicated earlier this week that he would be comfortable going into the NBA Finals, which begin June 1, with acting head coach Mike Brown at the helm.
The Warriors are 12-0 in these playoffs, becoming the first National Basketball Association team to accomplish the feat after dispatching the Trail Blazers, Jazz and Spurs.
Thomas aggravated a right hip injury in the second game of the Eastern Conference finals against the Cleveland Cavaliers and missed the rest of the series. “It’s cute.”. The Cavaliers’ 43 points in the first quarter made them the first playoff team since the 1990 Celtics with three 40-point quarters against the same team. The Cavaliers lead the series, 2-1.
A rash of blowouts has fueled National Basketball Association fans’ calls for more parity. It’s a chance for a grudge to be settled between the two teams. “We knew it wouldn’t be easy, but we got some things we can correct and come back ready [for Game 4]”. “It wasn’t that at all”. “We’re a young team. The league is as strong talent-wise across the board as it’s ever been, and every night you get challenged”.
James will now play in a seventh consecutive NBA Finals against the rival Warriors, but he is not turning his attention to them just yet.
With Richard back, the Canadiens won the following year in five games with the Rocket getting the game-winning goal in the clincher.
Thomas said at the team’s practice facility Friday that the swelling must go down before there is a decision on how to rehab. “This city, this organization”.
After playing three halves against the Cavaliers, the Celtics said Thomas was done for the season. Much of the team, both starters and players coming off the bench, wore the signature shoes of James and Irving. I can’t do anything to control anything else.
The Cavs went on to defeat the Warriors in seven games, and some believe LeBron trolled Golden State by wearing an Ultimate Warrior shirt to the team’s victory parade.
“It probably won’t be appreciated until it’s over”, Green said. “We need to understand the privilege that we have and the opportunity that we have to play in the Finals again, to have the opportunity to win a championship”.
“Whatever they have to do to continue to play at, not just a normal level, at an MVP level, that’s what I’ve been on them doctors about and everybody on that training staff”, he said.