Defending champion Golden State and the Toronto Raptors are battling for supremacy in the NBA Finals, but both teams could lose superstar talent in upcoming free agency for next season.
NBA Finals players were shocked and appalled at Golden State Warriors part-owner Mark Stevens for shoving Toronto's Kyle Lowry in a game while praising the Raptors standout for his restraint.
Toronto Raptors coach Nick Nurse dug out a defensive scheme his own players hadn't seen in the NBA before to shut down the league's top-scoring defending champion Golden State Warriors.
The Golden State Warriors has now tied the series 1-1 in Game 2 of the NBA Finals against the Toronto Raptors on Monday (Manila time) 109-104, thanks to DeMarcus Cousins making a huge impact for his team. He tallied 11 points, 10 rebounds…
Andre Iguodala sank the game-clinching 3-pointer with seven seconds remaining and defending champion Golden State pulled level in the NBA Finals by defeating Toronto 109-104 on Sunday.
Defending champion Golden State received a boost hours before the start of the NBA Finals as injured center DeMarcus Cousins was declared fit for Thursday's opener.
Golden State All-Star center DeMarcus Cousins is "pain-free" after tearing a quad muscle last month but Warriors coach Steve Kerr is uncertain he will play in Thursday's NBA Finals opener.
Kevin Durant is likely to miss the start of the NBA Finals but the Golden State Warriors are optimistic he may yet feature later in the series, the team said Thursday.