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June 11, 2019 - 7:22 am
TORONTO (AP) — The Golden State Warriors aren't letting go of the NBA title just yet. With Stephen Curry and Klay Thompson shooting and Draymond Green swatting, the champions found a way to win even after a gut-wrenching loss. Curry scored 31 points, Thompson added 26 and they led a season-saving...
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June 11, 2019 - 7:16 am
TORONTO (AP) — Golden State forward Kevin Durant has an injured right Achilles, a massive blow for the perennial All-Star and two-time NBA Finals MVP who may be three weeks away from free agency and could also be facing a long rehabilitation process. Warriors general manager Bob Myers was teary...
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June 10, 2019 - 8:21 am
Another Woj bomb, just in time for Game 5 of the NBA Finals! A league source tells ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski that Kevin Durant plans to play in Game 5, tonight. Golden State's Kevin Durant plans to play in Game 5 tonight, league source tells ESPN. — Adrian Wojnarowski (@wojespn) June 10, 2019...
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June 10, 2019 - 7:45 am
TORONTO (AP) — The word of the day Sunday that best summed up the NBA Finals was "yet." As in, Golden State isn't ready to give up its throne — yet. Kawhi Leonard hasn't bought any property in Toronto — yet. The Raptors don't see any reason to start celebrating — yet. And Kevin Durant's Game 5...
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June 07, 2019 - 11:13 pm
OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — The biggest challenge of this five-year run for the Golden State Warriors has arrived. Win three in a row, two of them on the road — or else. It is quite the predicament, and one that they've never faced in the NBA Finals. Golden State is on the brink of being dethroned as...
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June 07, 2019 - 7:18 am
OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Everyone knows about Klay Thompson's ability to get dangerously hot in a hurry on offense. His stingy defense might just be the thing that matters most when he returns for the Golden State Warriors in Game 4 of the NBA Finals on Friday night with his team trailing Toronto 2-1...
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June 06, 2019 - 7:24 am
OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — The Latest on the incident in which Toronto guard Kyle Lowry was shoved by a courtside Warriors fan (all times local): 2:20 p.m. The NBA has banned Golden State Warriors investor Mark Stevens from attending games and any Warriors team activities for one year, and has fined...
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June 05, 2019 - 8:54 pm
OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Kawhi Leonard, Danny Green and Kyle Lowry kept finding answers for every big shot by Stephen Curry and the beat-up Warriors, and the Toronto Raptors grabbed a pivotal road win in the NBA Finals by beating Golden State 123-109 on Wednesday night for a 2-1 series lead. Curry...
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June 05, 2019 - 7:39 am
OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — The Golden State Warriors will take the floor once more without two-time reigning NBA Finals MVP Kevin Durant, counting on their depth and home court to carry them as they try to inch closer to a three-peat. Durant is out for Game 3 of the finals on Wednesday night, still not...
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June 05, 2019 - 7:32 am
NEW YORK (AP) — The NBA's first international Finals may be a coup for Canada, but decidedly not for ABC. Viewership for the first two games of the series between the Golden State Warriors and Toronto Raptors was down sharply from last year's finals — 28 percent for the first game and 29 percent...
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