Draymond Green of the Golden State Warriors (left) and Drake (right) courtside for Game 1 of the NBA Finals
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May 31, 2019 - 9:27 am
Everyone knew it had to be coming. It was just a matter of when. The answer? At the end of Game 1. Many anticpated that noted courtside Toronto Raptors fan Drake would have an exchange of words with a Golden State Warriors player, and in all likelihood it would be the two-time reigning champions'...
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Kawhi Leonard of the Toronto Raptors drives to the basket.
May 30, 2019 - 1:26 pm
With the 2019 NBA Finals set to tip off Thursday night, the latest episode of RADIO.COM’s “Big Time Basketball” podcast dives into the many questions and storylines surrounding the Golden State Warriors and Toronto Raptors. The health of Kevin Durant and DeMarcus Cousins is a major subplot. Durant...
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Kawhi Leonard of the Toronto Raptors dribbles up the floor during the 2019 Eastern Conference finals.
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May 29, 2019 - 3:07 pm
By John Healy For the fifth consecutive year, the Golden State Warriors are in the NBA Finals, but this time -- after four straight showdowns with the Cleveland Cavaliers -- they will have a new opponent. The Toronto Raptors, led by All-Star forward Kawhi Leonard, will be making the first NBA...
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Klay Thompson of the Golden State Warriors shoots over the defense during the 2019 Western Conference finals.
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May 29, 2019 - 1:08 pm
By Eli Hershkovich After 2,460 regular season games and 77 playoff contests, we’ve reached the pinnacle of the NBA season. The Golden State Warriors are set for their fifth consecutive NBA Finals appearance. The Toronto Raptors have reached this stage for the first time in the franchise’s 24-year...
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Kevin Durant #35 of the Golden State Warriors high fives Andre Iguodala #9 during their game against the Phoenix Suns at ORACLE Arena on October 22, 2018 in Oakland, California.
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May 28, 2019 - 11:40 am
Game 1 of the NBA Finals is Thursday in Toronto between the Raptors and Warriors. Golden State is looking to further add to their dynasty with a third consecutive championship and fourth in five years in what is their fifth consecutive NBA Finals appearance. However, the Warriors enter these Finals...
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Charlotte Hornets guard Kemba Walker (15) talks to his bench during the fourth quarter against the Detroit Pistons at Little Caesars Arena.
May 24, 2019 - 1:01 pm
The fact that All-NBA Team voting qualifies guard Kemba Walker for a new "supermax'' contract means his present employer, the Charlotte Hornets, can pay him $80 million more than the Dallas Mavericks can pay him. But that doesn't mean the Mavs are the only ones behind the 8-ball here. The Hornets...
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Texas Tech's Jarrett Culver guarding Virginia's Deandre Hunter in the NCAA championship game
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May 23, 2019 - 1:01 pm
The NBA Draft is on June 20 and everyone in the world knows that Zion Williamson is going first overall to the New Orleans Pelicans. In fact, most NBA fans have a pretty good idea how the first three picks will shake out, with the Memphis Grizzlies making it no secret that they would select Murray...
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Kevin Durant #35 of the Golden State Warriors reacts during their game against the Houston Rockets in Game Five of the Western Conference Semifinals of the 2019 NBA Playoffs at ORACLE Arena on May 08, 2019 in Oakland, California.
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May 22, 2019 - 12:45 pm
With the Warriors sitting back, waiting to find out who they'll face in the NBA Finals, Kevin Durant's manager Rich Kleiman has spoken out about the future plans of the league's most-talked about free-agent-to-be. Asked at a Wall Street Journal event if Durant has already made his decision, Kleiman...
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Warriors guard Stephen Curry playing the Portland Trailblazers in the 2019 playoffs
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May 21, 2019 - 6:11 pm
Jordan, Magic, Bird, Curry? You bet. In the latest episode of’s Big Time Basketball podcast Matt Steinmetz and Brian Scalabrine nominate Curry for a place on basketball’s Mount Rushmore. “If they win a championship that would give him 4 titles. Is he better than the all-time? I think he’s...
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Stephen Curry #30 of the Golden State Warriors celebrates defeating the Portland Trail Blazers 119-117 during overtime in game four of the NBA Western Conference Finals to advance to the 2019 NBA Finals at Moda Center on May 20, 2019 in Portland, Oregon.
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May 21, 2019 - 8:09 am
The Warriors once again appear unstoppable. No matter how far they go down, Golden State never seems to be out of a game. The Warriors swept their way to a fifth straight NBA Finals, getting triple-doubles from Stephen Curry and Draymond Green in a 119-117 overtime victory on Monday night. Green...
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