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In N.B.A. and N.H.L. Finals, Gold Cloth Is the Standard

In N.B.A. and N.H.L. Finals, Gold Cloth Is the Standard

Fans were awash in a sea of gold in Game 1 of the N.B.A. finals between the Warriors and the Cavaliers in Oakland, Calif.
Stephen Curry Beating LeBron James, In Extreme Slow Motion

Stephen Curry Beating LeBron James, In Extreme Slow Motion

Boy, this was fun to watch, wasn’t it? Read more...
Warriors Win

Warriors Win

J.R. Smith knows what’s up.Read more...
Steph Curry Gave LeBron James The Runaround

Steph Curry Gave LeBron James The Runaround

It’s sort of hard to crystallize a Warriors attack that could only be described as “relentless”—in both games so far, the Cavs have survived for a half, then understandably given way under a barrage
The Warriors Are Math

The Warriors Are Math

The old-timey wisdom goes: Basketball is a matchup sport. I think I’ve heard Kenny Smith or various other Kenny Smiths say some version of this more than 200 times in my life. That is, basketball
Cleveland, Now a Foe, Is Familiar Terrain to Mike Brown

Cleveland, Now a Foe, Is Familiar Terrain to Mike Brown

Warriors assistant coach Mike Brown, with Kevin Durant during Game 1 of the NBA finals, led the team in Steve Kerr’s absence.
Sure, He’s Good at Basketball, but How Are His Twitter Skills?

Sure, He’s Good at Basketball, but How Are His Twitter Skills?

Kevin Durant and Stephen Curry during Game 2 of the N.B.A. finals. With fewer players than other leagues, the N.B.A. has encouraged personal plotlines that keep younger fans absorbed.
Reports: Cavaliers Locker Room Smelled Of Weed After Game 2

Reports: Cavaliers Locker Room Smelled Of Weed After Game 2

After Game 2 of the NBA Finals, the Undefeated’s Mike Wise noticed some dank aromas in the Cavaliers’ locker room: Read more...
Would The Warriors Beat The '96 Bulls? Watch Our NBA Live Simulation To Find Out

Would The Warriors Beat The '96 Bulls? Watch Our NBA Live Simulation To Find Out

The Golden State Warriors’ unprecedented dominance in this year’s playoffs have boosted the team past the ‘95-’96 Bulls for best NBA team ever, according to “mathematics.” But how would they stack up
Is An Unbeaten Playoff Run More Impressive Than 73 Wins?

Is An Unbeaten Playoff Run More Impressive Than 73 Wins?

Time for your weekly edition of the Deadspin Funbag. Got something on your mind? Email the Funbag. Today, we’re talking NBA Finals, dog toys, berries, home ownership, and more.Read more...
How the Cavaliers Might Scrape Together a Win in the Finals

How the Cavaliers Might Scrape Together a Win in the Finals

Cleveland’s LeBron James and Golden State’s Stephen Curry during Game 2 on Sunday, a 132-113 Warriors rout in Oakland, Calif.
The Warriors Won’t Slow Down Soon. But What Bumps Could Arise?

The Warriors Won’t Slow Down Soon. But What Bumps Could Arise?

Stephen Curry and Kevin Durant during Game 2 of the N.B.A. finals.
N.B.A. Finals: How the Warriors Stunned the Cavs to Win Game 3

N.B.A. Finals: How the Warriors Stunned the Cavs to Win Game 3

Golden State’s Stephen Curry driving against the Cleveland defense in the fourth quarter.
ESPN's Darren Rovell Wastes Everyone's Time With Dopey Column

ESPN's Darren Rovell Wastes Everyone's Time With Dopey Column

The Golden State Warriors just spent the first two games of the NBA Finals dominating the Cleveland Cavaliers in humiliating fashion. After sweeping through the preliminary rounds of the playoffs, and
NBA Finals 2017 live stream: How to watch Warriors vs. Cavaliers Game 3 online

NBA Finals 2017 live stream: How to watch Warriors vs. Cavaliers Game 3 online

Down by three at the half, it really looked like the Cavaliers might give the Warriors a run for their money in Game 2 of the 2017 NBA Finals. Thirty minutes later, Cleveland had suffered yet another
Warriors 118, Cavaliers 113 | Golden State leads series, 3-0: Late Surge Puts Warriors One Step From Postseason Perfection

Warriors 118, Cavaliers 113 | Golden State leads series, 3-0: Late Surge Puts Warriors One Step From Postseason Perfection

Cleveland’s LeBron James fell to the ground after a play against the Warriors in the first half.
The Cavaliers Almost, Almost, Almost Went And Did It

The Cavaliers Almost, Almost, Almost Went And Did It

Tonight, for the first time in these NBA Finals, the Cavaliers held a second-half lead. They held a fourth-quarter lead. They were actually playing credible defense. Kyrie Irving was making all sorts
LeBron Is Not Enough

LeBron Is Not Enough

Remember the 2015 Finals? Kyrie Irving got injured, Kevin Love missed the whole series, and so LeBron James had to take the court with the likes of Matthew Dellavedova on a coffee binge, an empty bag
The Warriors’ Stunning Finish, Shot by Shot

The Warriors’ Stunning Finish, Shot by Shot

Kevin Durant shooting over Tristan Thompson (13) late in the fourth quarter.
The Warriors Deserve Your Awe

The Warriors Deserve Your Awe

I won’t argue that the first two games of these NBA Finals were great television, or that last night’s Game 3, which was thrilling and spectacularly played and felt like a Game 7 from the perspective
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