Third times a charm in these Finals.
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Finals Preview: Who Takes the Tie-Breaker?

After perhaps the least competitive NBA Playoffs in NBA history, the 12-0 Golden State Warriors and the 12-1 Cleveland Cavaliers will meet in the Finals for the third consecutive season. In 2014-15, the Cavs lost Kevin Love to a separated shoulder (thanks to Kelly Olynyk) and then lost Kyrie Irving in Game 1. In a […]

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Can the Warriors beat the Salary Cap?

The mighty Warriors are steamrolling through the Playoffs and tonight, the seek to complete their third consecutive sweep, to advance to their third straight NBA Finals. Once in the Finals, they will find themselves as the favorites to win their second championship in three seasons. The Warriors are loaded with talent with two of the […]

Cleveland Cavaliers Championship Ring and Banner Ceremony
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Legend Grows Greatest Hits

When I posted my first Legend Grows article on September 1, 2015, I didn’t contemplate writing one hundred articles, but here it is.  I figured for my one hundredth post I’d highlight my Top 10 Greatest Hits in case you missed them.   10-Are the Warriors among the Greatest Teams Ever? http://wp.me/p6GuYQ-1Zp Talk about jumping […]

Without a healthy Durant the Warriors are vulnerable
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Without a Healthy Durant the Warriors are Vulnerable

When Kevin Durant signed with the Warriors and Lebron James decided he was going to continue to play basketball, it was forgone conclusion in most experts’ minds that we would get a third straight installment of a Warriors-Cavs in the Finals this year. I was among those predicting that rematch. However, injuries are always the […]

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Durant is a Coward

Durant is a coward. There are big free-agent signings and then there are historic free-agent signings. Kevin Durant’s signing in Golden State goes down as one of the hugest free-agent signings ever. There is reigning MVP Moses Malone going from the Rockets to the Sixers (which ultimately ended as a trade of Caldwell Jones and […]

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The Bandwagon

Written By: Ty Carter My dad would approach me every fall with the schedule and say “Pick 8 games.” Back then you could buy 8-game mini-plans and pick any eight games you want. I remember picking teams like the Clippers, Hawks and Grizzlies because I wanted to see the Warriors actually win a game.  And […]

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Warriors among the Greatest Teams Ever?

With two more wins over the Cavs, the Golden State Warriors would become the 9th team since the merger to win back-to-back NBA titles. Back-to-Back Championships are not something to be taken lightly. Only the greatest teams ever do it. The Spurs, though widely regarded for the last 15 years as the gold standard of what […]