Published: Mon, June 05, 2017
Sport | By Gary Shelton

Curry Urged Teammates To Just Be Themselves Vs. Cavs

Golden State's biggest undoing on the way to blowing a 3-1 lead in last season's NBA Finals is often credited to Draymond Green's Game 5 suspension for connecting with LeBron James' midsection, but the Warriors also lost Bogut - their best rim protector - in Game 5 to injury.

Cleveland at Golden State, 7 p.m. LeBron James and Kevin Love have all of Cleveland's points.

And then Golden State added Durant as a free agent July 4. You are talking one of the best players in the game. And the Warriors have 13 turnovers already, which the Cavs have turned into 17 points.

First quarter, 2:24, 30-24 Warriors: An alley-oop to JaVale McGee and a devastatingly powerful dunk by LeBron James at the other end. "They capitalized. And we get an opportunity to get a couple days to see what they did and see what we did wrong and how we can be better in Game 2".

The Cavs need to respond quick or this game could get away from them before halftime.

Second quarter, 4:13, 57-54 Warriors: Steph Curry has six of Golden State's 12 turnovers so far. "Us and them probably have been the best in the league at it, and that's why we're here". He's LeBron James. He can, you know - you guys know what he can do. His teams have won at least one road game in 37 of the first 40, with the lone exceptions being the 2007 NBA Finals (against San Antonio), the 2008 Eastern Conference semifinals (against Boston) and the 2009 East finals (against Orlando). Golden State is playing exceptional basketball, and have yet to lose in the 2017 NBA Playoffs.

Attles played for the Warriors in some of the franchise's most memorable games, including Wilt Chamberlain's 100-point masterpiece in 1962.

Kerr will coach Golden State from the bench tonight, the first time he has done so since April 19.

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Attles received the Chuck Daly Lifetime Achievement Award on Sunday night.

"So, 13-0 and they constantly break records every year", Lue said. And so are Cleveland's black jerseys.

Durant put up eight points, three rebounds and three assists for the Warriors in the first quarter of Game 2, and looked like he was on pace to roll through LeBron James and the Cavaliers again in the Oracle Arena. "It didn't matter who I was guarding, I was trying to make it tough on them just to get a good look".

Cavs coach Tyronn Lue says he wasn't even aware of the team's uniform scheme for Game 2, though noted, "they love those jerseys".

He started the year in Dallas, got traded to and ultimately waived by Philadelphia, and signed with Cleveland because the Cavs knew they needed - and wanted - another tough guy who could clog the lane and had playoff experience. "It doesn't make a difference what jersey you wear".

"Whether it be with Facebook, with Twitter, with YouTube, with Instagram, with other great technology companies, my sense is over time, those companies are increasingly going to look to premium live sports as a way of differentiating themselves from their competitors, so we continue to cultivate those relationships", he said.

Kerr announced before Game 2 on Sunday that he is returning to the sideline the first time since the first round of the playoffs against Portland.

The unbeaten Warriors had been 11-0 under acting coach Mike Brown - "My guy did OK while I was gone", Kerr said with a grin.

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