But while Van Gundy agrees that the National Basketball Association benefits from having the two best teams face off, he would have wanted them to come through a little more adversity in the previous rounds.
"He's talked about possibly coaching Game 1. and I even tried to tell him, 'Steve, you should do it. and if you don't feel like you're OK, halfway through the game, just go back in the back, '"Warriors assistant coach Mike Brown told ESPN's Michael Wilbon". The Cavaliers' big three was clicking on all cylinders in the last round against the Boston Celtics, and with stellar play also coming from the likes of Tristan Thompson and Kyle Korver, Cleveland is now the best version of itself it could possibly be, which will be needed against Golden State. "We definitely just faced a better team in this series, simple as that".
The 28-year-old, who averaged 25.1 points, 8.3 rebounds and 4.1 assists per game this season, spent his first nine years of his National Basketball Association career with the Oklahoma City Thunder.
I will not be pulling for LeBron James and the Cleveland Cavaliers. "I put a lot of work into it and to be able to come out here and (have) the results happen out on the floor is the ultimate".More news: Trump Announces America's Withdrawal From The Paris Climate Agreement
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"We lost one (finals), we won two and we lost another one", James said.
If everything goes well for Oakland this fall, maybe next February we will see Warriors owner Joe Lacob taking out his own ad supporting the Raiders at Super Bowl 52 in Minneapolis. Will Stephen Curry ever realize how bad his mouth piece looks hanging out of his face?
Golden State stormed through the Western Conference Playoffs without losing - sweeping the Portland Trail Blazers, Utah Jazz and San Antonio Spurs in four games each to claim the conference title.
The Cavs have won 9 straight road playoff games and they are now leading playoff team in field goal percentage (50.7%), three-pointers made per game (14.6), three-point percentage (43%) and offensive rating (120.7).
"I don't know what's in people's minds, how they label me, how they perceive me".
"Like trying to turn the antenna, because that's all we had back then, right?" he said Wednesday in the chaos of NBA Finals Media Day at Oracle Arena. "We don't know yet", said James.