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Warriors take 2-0 Finals lead with 132-113 rout

As the head coach Steve Kerr returned, the Golden State Warriors grabbed a 2-0 lead in the NBA Finals by routing the Cleveland Cavaliers 132-113 on Sunday night.
Soure:Xinhua: 2017/6/5 14:49:46

Cavaliers need heart, pride, fewer mistakes

Struggling with turnovers and defensive communication, the defending NBA champion Cleveland Cavaliers are counting on learning from their mistakes to fight their way back in the NBA Finals.
Soure:AFP: 2017/6/2 23:43:39

2017 NBA Finals all set

An NBA season that has had little in the way of drama will come to a gripping close over the next two weeks when two familiar foes fittingly battle in the Finals for an unprecedented third consecutive year.
Soure:Reuters: 2017/5/31 23:13:39

Dominance of Warriors, Cavaliers points to lack of parity

Assuming that the Golden State Warriors and Cleveland Cavaliers advance to this year's NBA Finals, they will become the first two teams in league history to meet in that round for three consecutive years. This has caused many fans to wonder whether the NBA has a competitive balance problem.
Soure:Global Times: 2017/5/25 0:58:39

Cavs on brink of finals

Kyrie Irving and LeBron James combined for 76 points as the Cleveland Cavaliers battled to a 112-99 victory over the Boston Celtics on Tuesday to move within one game of a place in the NBA Finals.
Soure:AFP: 2017/5/25 0:23:39

Warriors sweep Spurs, 12-0 in playoffs

Stephen Curry scored 36 points and Kevin Durant added 29 points and 12 rebounds as the Golden State ­Warriors strolled to a 129-115 win over San ­Antonio Spurs on Monday to ­complete a four-game sweep of the Western ­Conference finals.
Soure:Reuters: 2017/5/23 22:38:40

Celtics rally to win Game 3

Avery Bradley rattled in a game-winning three-pointer at the buzzer as the Boston Celtics clawed their way back into the Eastern Conference finals with a 111-108 win over Cleveland on Sunday.
Soure:AFP: 2017/5/22 23:33:40

Warriors on brink of finals

Kevin Durant scored 19 of his 33 points in the third quarter on Saturday as the Golden State Warriors took a stranglehold lead in the NBA Western Conference finals with a 120-108 blowout of San Antonio.
Soure:AFP: 2017/5/21 23:48:39

LeBron and Co cruise past Celtics

LeBron James delivered 38 points and Kevin Love had a career playoff-­high 32 as defending champions the Cleveland Cavaliers opened their Eastern Conference finals series with a blowout win on Wednesday.
Soure:AFP: 2017/5/18 22:43:39

Warriors crush Spurs

Stephen Curry scored 29 points as the Golden State Warriors thrashed the San Antonio Spurs 136-100 to take a 2-0 lead in their Western Conference finals series on Tuesday.
Soure:AFP: 2017/5/17 23:53:39

Celtics, Cavs meet in East finals

Kelly Olynyk scored 26 points from the bench as the Boston Celtics outmuscled the Washington Wizards 115-105 to clinch their Eastern Conference semifinal series on Monday.
Soure:AFP: 2017/5/16 23:48:39

Warriors rally to stun Spurs

Stephen Curry scored 40 points and Kevin Durant 34 to power a stunning second-half comeback that lifted Golden State over San Antonio 113-111 on Sunday in an NBA playoff thriller.
Soure:AFP: 2017/5/15 23:03:39

Spurs humble Houston to advance

The San Antonio Spurs humiliated the Houston Rockets on Thursday with a 114-75 Game 6 closeout win that brought James Harden's MVP-worthy season to a startling halt.
Soure:AFP: 2017/5/12 22:53:39

Celtics take series lead

The Boston Celtics continued their home-court mastery over Washington, taking charge early and going on to beat the Wizards 123-101 on Wednesday to grab a 3-2 lead in the second-round series.
Soure:AFP: 2017/5/11 20:03:39

Spurs win OT thriller

Manu Ginobili pulled off an astonishing last-gasp defensive block as the San Antonio Spurs dug deep to claim a 110-107 victory over the Houston Rockets in their Western Conference playoff series on Tuesday.
Soure:AFP: 2017/5/10 22:53:39

Warriors rout Jazz

Stephen Curry scored 30 points as the Golden State Warriors wrapped up a series sweep with a 121-95 rout of the Utah Jazz on Monday.
Soure:AFP: 2017/5/9 22:53:39

Cavaliers sweep past Raptors

The NBA champions Cleveland Cavaliers powered into the Eastern Conference finals on Sunday, downing the Toronto Raptors 109-102 to complete a four-game sweep of their playoff series.
Soure:AFP: 2017/5/8 22:53:39

Durant leads Warriors in Game 3 win

Kevin Durant scored 38 points and the Golden State Warriors withstood a determined Utah effort to down the Jazz 102-91 on Saturday to take a commanding 3-0 lead in their NBA playoff series.
Soure:AFP: 2017/5/7 19:53:40