With the Cleveland Cavaliers down 2-0 against Golden State yet again in the NBA Finals and the Warriors looking unbeatable again (Sound Familiar), it reminds My Sports Mind of LONG ago, well this time last season to be exact when Cleveland was in the same situation, down two games to zip having also been dominated in both of the first two games. The Warriors have defeated Cleveland by an average of 20.5 ppg over the first two games in this year’s finals compared to 24 ppg after the first two in 2016’s finals.
Since many have pleaded with NBA officials for years to shorten the season and maybe they should. After all the key is to leave your audience wanting more, NOT glad its finally over right? Well this year they probably could get away with shortening it and just go ahead and give Golden State the title. The Warriors (48-4-0) are 10-games better than the second place and LeBron James led Cleveland Cavaliers (38-14-0) in the Eastern Conference, but only 5-games ahead of Western Conference leading San Antonio 45-9. Read more
Last night the Golden State Warriors achieved the ultimate goal by winning the NBA Championship, defeating the Cleveland Cavaliers 105-97 in Cleveland. It was the Warrior’s first title in 40 years when they last won it all in 1976. For Cleveland the well continues to remain dry with zero titles.