The Cavaliers-Warriors rivalry is still ongoing for two of their players.
Two-time NBA Finals Most Valuable Player Kevin Durant has signed a new contract to remain with the Golden State Warriors, who seek a fourth title in five campaigns next season.
Defending champion Golden State has seized command of the NBA Finals as the series shifts to Cleveland, where the Cavaliers must continue their home playoff magic to sustain any title hopes.
Cleveland Cavaliers forward Tristan Thompson awaited word Friday of a possible NBA Finals suspension after an ejection and overtime incident with Draymond Green in Golden State's opening-game victory.
Rudy Gobert of Utah Jazz and Anthony Davis of New Orleans lead three other players selected as the National Basketball Association’s All Defensive Team.
Two-time NBA Most Valuable Player Stephen Curry said there's "no panic" in the Golden State Warriors locker room after a 22-point loss to the Houston Rockets in game two of the Western Conference finals.
The Houston Rockets ramped up the intensity on Wednesday, powering past the NBA champion Golden State Warriors 127-105 to level their Western Conference finals series at one game apiece.
Defending NBA champion Golden State, seeking a third title in four seasons, faces season wins leader Houston in a tantalizing playoff showdown between a powerhouse Warriors squad and a Rockets team assembled to beat it.