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Dirk Nowitzki plans to opt out of Mavericks deal - but fans shouldn't worrytitle back in 2011, however, he and Dallas have struggled to reach the same hei
Dirk Nowitzki plans to opt out of Mavericks deal - but fans shouldn't worry
give me sport / Posted 22 hours ago
title back in 2011, however, he and Dallas have struggled to reach the same heights. In the five years since lifting the Larry O'Brien trophy, Dirk and the Mavs have lost in the first round on four occasions and missed out on the playoffs... Read more
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CBS Sports
Curry injury latest fuel to the fire of the collectively questioned WarriorsWay to turn Curry's actual MVP into another barometer of the haters. •Vegas li
Curry injury latest fuel to the fire of the collectively questioned Warriors
CBS Sports / Posted 3 days ago
Way to turn Curry's actual MVP into another barometer of the haters. •Vegas liked Cleveland as the favorite to lift the Larry O'Brien trophy in 2016, and thought the Thunder were just as likely as the Warriors -- the-defending-champion Warriors... Read more
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Steve Kerr: Modesty, acceptance and tragedy - the story of unrivalled suceessmodel franchise in the league and were - until the point guard's untimely injur
Steve Kerr: Modesty, acceptance and tragedy - the story of unrivalled suceess
give me sport / Posted 4 days ago
model franchise in the league and were - until the point guard's untimely injury - the odds-on favourites to reclaim the Larry O'Brien trophy in July. Much of the praise has gone to the 28-year-old and his supporting cast of All-Stars Klay... Read more
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CBS Sports
No Steph Curry, no problem as the Warriors end the Rockets' seasonwas Jason Terry who gave the Warriors a guarantee the Rockets would win Game 5
No Steph Curry, no problem as the Warriors end the Rockets' season
CBS Sports / Posted 6 days ago
was Jason Terry who gave the Warriors a guarantee the Rockets would win Game 5 and he would even be willing to get another Larry O'Brien trophy tattooed on his arm. As the series mercifully ended with a Warriors 114-81 victory at Oracle Arena in... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
LaMarcus Aldridge will have hands full with Thunder's three-headed monsterDefensive Player of the Year award is great. A (forthcoming) third All-Defensiv
LaMarcus Aldridge will have hands full with Thunder's three-headed monster
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 6 days ago
Defensive Player of the Year award is great. A (forthcoming) third All-Defensive team selection is fantastic. Two Larry O'Brien trophies are better. Leonard is now mentioned, without hesitation, in the same breath as LeBron James and... Read more
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CBS Sports
Rockets' Jason Terry makes a bold guarantee against the Warriorshas been known to make proclamations like this before. He got a tattoo of the B
Rockets' Jason Terry makes a bold guarantee against the Warriors
CBS Sports / Posted 6 days ago
has been known to make proclamations like this before. He got a tattoo of the Boston Celtics logo holding up the Larry O'Brien trophy after he signed with the team in 2012. That tattoo turned out to be unprophetic. You can't knock... Read more
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CBS Sports
Rockets' Jason Terry makes a bold guarantee for Game 5 vs. Warriorshas been known to make proclamations like this before. He got a tattoo of the B
Rockets' Jason Terry makes a bold guarantee for Game 5 vs. Warriors
CBS Sports / Posted 6 days ago
has been known to make proclamations like this before. He got a tattoo of the Boston Celtics logo holding up the Larry O'Brien trophy after he signed with the team in 2012. That tattoo turned out to be unprophetic. You can't knock... Read more
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Draymond Green refusing to take positives from Griffin and Paul injuriesGreen is in the midst of that experience right now as the Warriors look to moun
Draymond Green refusing to take positives from Griffin and Paul injuries
give me sport / Posted 6 days ago
Green is in the midst of that experience right now as the Warriors look to mount a successful attempt to retain the Larry O'Brien Trophy it is interesting to see him take such a wide view on things. He could easily have agreed that... Read more
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Jason Terry makes bold guarantee ahead of the Rockets' game five encounter with the Warriorsa step further by suggesting if the Rockets can overcome the Warriors and go al
Jason Terry makes bold guarantee ahead of the Rockets' game five encounter with the Warriors
give me sport / Posted 6 days ago
a step further by suggesting if the Rockets can overcome the Warriors and go all the way, he'll get a tattoo of the Larry O'Brien trophy on his body. “I’m saying right here in front of everybody, I’m getting a tattoo of a Rockets trophy if... Read more
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Rippa
Golden State Warriors remain favourites for NBA Championship despite Stephen Curry injuryfavourites to win the NBA title this season. The defending champions top the b
Golden State Warriors remain favourites for NBA Championship despite Stephen Curry injury
Rippa / Posted 6 days ago
favourites to win the NBA title this season. The defending champions top the betting odds at 6/5 to hoist the prestigious Larry O'Brien Trophy for the second-straight season. The Warriors finished the regular season with an all-time best 73-9... Read more
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Vavel
Steve Kerr wins NBA Coach of the Year awardgames this season, Steve Kerr was announced as the winner of the NBA's Coach of
Steve Kerr wins NBA Coach of the Year award
Vavel / Posted 7 days ago
games this season, Steve Kerr was announced as the winner of the NBA's Coach of the Year for 2015-16. Steve Kerr holds the Larry O'Brien trophy in a champagne soaked locker room after winning the NBA Finals in 2015 (Nathaniel S. Butler/NBAE/Getty... Read more
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Bleacher Report
Terry Guarantees Rockets Will Win Game 5 vs. WarriorsOracle Arena. Per ESPN.com's Calvin Watkins, Terry guaranteed a Houston win an
Terry Guarantees Rockets Will Win Game 5 vs. Warriors
Bleacher Report / Posted 7 days ago
Oracle Arena. Per ESPN.com's Calvin Watkins, Terry guaranteed a Houston win and added that he plans to get a tattoo of the Larry O'Brien Trophy if the Rockets win the NBA title. Terry has a lot more confidence in his team than virtually anyone... Read more
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Playoff injuries: How they've robbed us of basketball's greatest storiescouple of weeks, should the point guard remain missing deeper into the playoffs
Playoff injuries: How they've robbed us of basketball's greatest stories
give me sport / Posted 7 days ago
couple of weeks, should the point guard remain missing deeper into the playoffs, the Warriors' aspirations of retaining the Larry O'Brien trophy might suffer. Another superstar point guard to be struck down by the playoff curse this year is Chris... Read more
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Kevin Durant and Russell Westbrook have paid the price for incidents in Dallasto any team in the league on their day but they must keep their temperament in
Kevin Durant and Russell Westbrook have paid the price for incidents in Dallas
give me sport / Posted 8 days ago
to any team in the league on their day but they must keep their temperament in check and not let it spoil a run at the Larry O'Brien trophy. Log in using Facebook or your GMS account below Get started with a free account Please let us know... Read more
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Bleacher Report
We're Still Not Sure If Thunder Are Title Contendersstronger, healthier rosters? Those are concerns for another day, but that day
We're Still Not Sure If Thunder Are Title Contenders
Bleacher Report / Posted 10 days ago
stronger, healthier rosters? Those are concerns for another day, but that day is coming to OKC soon enough. The longer the Thunder take to put away an inferior opponent, the less likely they look like stiff competition for the Larry O'Brien Tr... Read more
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1999 Knicks: The ugliest Cinderella story in playoff historythe first round of the NBA Playoffs in full swing, there are a total of 16 team
1999 Knicks: The ugliest Cinderella story in playoff history
give me sport / Posted 11 days ago
the first round of the NBA Playoffs in full swing, there are a total of 16 teams who can end the 2015-16 season with the Larry O'Brien Championship trophy in their grasp. From the heavily fancied Golden State Warriors and San Antonio Spurs to... Read more
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Dirk Nowitzki explains why the NBA is in such a good position right nowthe Cleveland Cavaliers, San Antonio Spurs and Golden State Warriors are the th
Dirk Nowitzki explains why the NBA is in such a good position right now
give me sport / Posted 12 days ago
the Cleveland Cavaliers, San Antonio Spurs and Golden State Warriors are the three runaway favourites to lift the Larry O'Brien trophy, there are a number of confident franchises in the chasing pack. One of those teams is the Oklahoma... Read more
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CBC.ca
Joseph a billboard for value of playoff experience"I get a ring and I bring it home like I'm Cory Joe." When Joseph won an NBA t
Joseph a billboard for value of playoff experience
CBC.ca / Posted 12 days ago
"I get a ring and I bring it home like I'm Cory Joe." When Joseph won an NBA title with the Spurs in 2014, he took the Larry O'Brien Trophy up the CN Tower. But if he's living the dream in this nail-biting series, you'd never know it. Joseph... Read more
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CTV News
Cory Joseph has played with poise gained through post-season experience with Spurs"I get a ring and I bring it home like I'm Cory Joe." When Joseph won an NBA t
Cory Joseph has played with poise gained through post-season experience with Spurs
CTV News / Posted 13 days ago
"I get a ring and I bring it home like I'm Cory Joe." When Joseph won an NBA title with the Spurs in 2014, he took the Larry O'Brien Trophy up the CN Tower. But if he's living the dream in this nailbiting series, you'd never know it. Joseph is... Read more
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Brandon Sun
Joseph has played with poise gained through post-season experience with Spurs"I get a ring and I bring it home like I'm Cory Joe." When Joseph won an NBA t
Joseph has played with poise gained through post-season experience with Spurs
Brandon Sun / Posted 13 days ago
"I get a ring and I bring it home like I'm Cory Joe." When Joseph won an NBA title with the Spurs in 2014, he took the Larry O'Brien Trophy up the CN Tower. But if he's living the dream in this nailbiting series, you'd never know it. Joseph is... Read more
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Sportsnet.ca
Experience gained with Spurs paying off for Raptors' Joseph"I get a ring and I bring it home like I'm Cory Joe." When Joseph won an NBA t
Experience gained with Spurs paying off for Raptors' Joseph
Sportsnet.ca / Posted 13 days ago
"I get a ring and I bring it home like I'm Cory Joe." When Joseph won an NBA title with the Spurs in 2014, he took the Larry O'Brien Trophy up the CN Tower. But if he's living the dream in this nailbiting series, you'd never know it. Joseph is... Read more
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Bleacher Report
A Look Back at the Celtics' Big Three Eraapparent every time the Green took the floor. Boston's evisceration of the Los
A Look Back at the Celtics' Big Three Era
Bleacher Report / Posted 14 days ago
apparent every time the Green took the floor. Boston's evisceration of the Los Angeles Lakers in the Garden to clinch the Larry O'Brien Trophy and KG's subsequent "anything is possible" proclamation will go down as one of the great moments in... Read more
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The NBA's Coach of the Year award will divide opinions this yearBoston Celtics. They were also the best defensive team in the league and are o
The NBA's Coach of the Year award will divide opinions this year
give me sport / Posted 14 days ago
Boston Celtics. They were also the best defensive team in the league and are once again among the favourites to lift the Larry O'Brien trophy in June. But as I say, the men in Oakland have taken all the spotlight for themselves meaning Pop will... Read more
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ESPN
The never-ending story: Who is the Authentic Kobe?is who I am. This is me. Take it or leave it.'" So who is he? What's Kobe real
The never-ending story: Who is the Authentic Kobe?
ESPN / Posted 14 days ago
is who I am. This is me. Take it or leave it.'" So who is he? What's Kobe really like?Kobe Bryant sits alone with the Larry O'Brien Trophy after winning the 2001 NBA Finals over the Philadelphia 76ers on June 15, 2001. Nathaniel S.... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Spurs fans reveal on Reddit, Twitter what they would sacrifice to guarantee 6th titleWould you be willing to say goodbye to your child if it meant being able to see
Spurs fans reveal on Reddit, Twitter what they would sacrifice to guarantee 6th title
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 16 days ago
Would you be willing to say goodbye to your child if it meant being able to see streamers and a 6th Larry O'Brien trophy for the Spurs at the end of the NBA Playoffs? Some fans are saying yes. After watching the Spurs through a historic season, fans... Read more
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Bleacher Report
NBA Playoff Predictions and Title Odds for All 16 Teamsof the playoff field is set, we know who else will be braving that treacherous
NBA Playoff Predictions and Title Odds for All 16 Teams
Bleacher Report / Posted 17 days ago
of the playoff field is set, we know who else will be braving that treacherous road through the East Bay en route to the Larry O'Brien Trophy. The San Antonio Spurs and Oklahoma City Thunder will have to face familiar foes in the first round. The... Read more
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Cleveland Cavaliers: Is it championship or bust for the Big Three?million and James, Love and Irving take up over 60 percent of it. A king's rans
Cleveland Cavaliers: Is it championship or bust for the Big Three?
give me sport / Posted 17 days ago
million and James, Love and Irving take up over 60 percent of it. A king's ransom is paid out to the team's Big Three and a Larry O'Brien trophy is expected in return at some point. The return to date, however, has not been up to par - although... Read more
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TSN
Three Man Weave: Playoff Editionapiece to decide who gets a chance to make history as they compete for the ulti
Three Man Weave: Playoff Edition
TSN / Posted 17 days ago
apiece to decide who gets a chance to make history as they compete for the ultimate glory in professional basketball: The Larry O'Brien NBA Championship Trophy. And much like the 16 teams left to battle for that prize, Duane Watson and Will... Read more
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The Oklahoman
Kevin Durant and the logic of a title-or-bust decisionplayoffs will matter to Durant when he makes his decision this summer. But wil
Kevin Durant and the logic of a title-or-bust decision
The Oklahoman / Posted 17 days ago
playoffs will matter to Durant when he makes his decision this summer. But will a second-round exit force him out or a Larry O'Brien Trophy keep him here? That method fits neither the decision to be made nor the man making the decision. Jenni... Read more
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The Mercury News
Thompson: Daring the Warriors to be perfectthat does sound absolutely ridiculous. Undefeated through the two-months long N
Thompson: Daring the Warriors to be perfect
The Mercury News / Posted 18 days ago
that does sound absolutely ridiculous. Undefeated through the two-months long NBA playoffs? Capture the coveted Larry O'Brien Trophy without losing? Unimaginable. Which is why it can't be ruled out. If anything is clear, that's what... Read more
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Vavel
2016 NBA Playoffs: Golden State Warriors vs Houston Rockets Game One previewbreaking the regular season wins record, the Golden State Warriors are looking
2016 NBA Playoffs: Golden State Warriors vs Houston Rockets Game One preview
Vavel / Posted 18 days ago
breaking the regular season wins record, the Golden State Warriors are looking to cement their historic year with another Larry O'Brien trophy. The first team in their way is the Houston Rockets, whom they faced off in the Western Conference... Read more
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Golden State Warriors fans show they're ready for next seasonseason mark, the next aim for the franchise is to emulate their '95-'96 success
Golden State Warriors fans show they're ready for next season
give me sport / Posted 18 days ago
season mark, the next aim for the franchise is to emulate their '95-'96 success by winning it all. If they fail to lift the Larry O'Brien trophy come June, there will always be an asterisk against their achievements. The Warriors are the overriding... Read more
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2016 Playoffs: Three contrasting journeys pursue the ultimate vindicationwith the impending increase in television revenue, but one thing that will neve
2016 Playoffs: Three contrasting journeys pursue the ultimate vindication
give me sport / Posted 18 days ago
with the impending increase in television revenue, but one thing that will never change is King James' desire to bring a Larry O'Brien trophy to Cleveland. The 31-year-old was born in Akron, Ohio - approximately a 20-minute drive from the... Read more
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NBA Playoffs: Strange trend shows winners must lose more than you thinkof the postseason as we know it, taking on board a moderate number of defeats o
NBA Playoffs: Strange trend shows winners must lose more than you think
give me sport / Posted 18 days ago
of the postseason as we know it, taking on board a moderate number of defeats over the next few weeks en route to the Larry O'Brien Trophy might actually be the secret to success. The Theory Looking at the cold hard facts, an NBA franchise... Read more
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"I couldn't see that Steph Curry would be this good" admits former teammate Radmanovicwinning an NBA regular season record 73 games, Serbian Radmanovic believes his
"I couldn't see that Steph Curry would be this good" admits former teammate Radmanovic
give me sport / Posted 18 days ago
winning an NBA regular season record 73 games, Serbian Radmanovic believes his former team must cap that off by winning the Larry O'Brien trophy in June to be considered among the best teams ever. "I rank them high [among the best teams of all... Read more
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SportingNews
LeBron James better start hating Dwyane Wade soon, Jalen Rose sayscall with reporters Thursday, Rose said James will have to drop the Mr. Nice Gu
LeBron James better start hating Dwyane Wade soon, Jalen Rose says
SportingNews / Posted 18 days ago
call with reporters Thursday, Rose said James will have to drop the Mr. Nice Guy routine if he wants to reclaim the Larry O'Brien Trophy and his rep as the NBA's best player from Curry. "So the great thing that’s going to have to happen for... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Two websites peg Spurs as second choice in the playoffs behind Golden Staterun for a sixth NBA title. Two major analytical websites have pegged the Spurs
Two websites peg Spurs as second choice in the playoffs behind Golden State
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 19 days ago
run for a sixth NBA title. Two major analytical websites have pegged the Spurs as the second favored choice to hoist the Larry O'Brien Trophy in June, trailing only the defending champion Golden State Warriors. The ESPN analytical website... Read more
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The Warriors' historic season has been built on more than one playertoo well, regular season records are great but they mean nothing in the grand s
The Warriors' historic season has been built on more than one player
give me sport / Posted 19 days ago
too well, regular season records are great but they mean nothing in the grand scheme of things. If they fail to retain the Larry O'Brien trophy in June, the 73-win record will be rendered irrelevant and would have been for nothing. With their... Read more
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Bleacher Report
Warriors Roll to NBA Record 73rd Winthe same core that won the title last season, so the Warriors are playoff-teste
Warriors Roll to NBA Record 73rd Win
Bleacher Report / Posted 20 days ago
the same core that won the title last season, so the Warriors are playoff-tested and understand what it takes to win the Larry O'Brien Trophy. Every team that Golden State faced this season was looking to knock the Warriors of their pedestal, so... Read more
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Orange County Register
Lakers coach Byron Scott: 'You have to cherish those moments' with Kobe BryantSarraf couldn't afford tickets to the game but got to the Fanfest a few hours b
Lakers coach Byron Scott: 'You have to cherish those moments' with Kobe Bryant
Orange County Register / Posted 20 days ago
Sarraf couldn't afford tickets to the game but got to the Fanfest a few hours before tipoff and took pictures with the five Larry O'Brien trophies Bryant helped the Lakers win and signed a wall of messages to him. “It was crazy. There were so many... Read more
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Bleacher Report
Ultimate 1996 Bulls-2016 Warriors Comparison (Minus the Basketball Part)outfit isn't much better. You could fit a baby Orca in one of his pockets. A po
Ultimate 1996 Bulls-2016 Warriors Comparison (Minus the Basketball Part)
Bleacher Report / Posted 20 days ago
outfit isn't much better. You could fit a baby Orca in one of his pockets. A pocket that's large enough to conceal the Larry O'Brien Trophy is probably too big. But baggy jeans were actually en vogue back then, so we let this slide. Why the... Read more
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Rappler
Kobe Bryant from phenom to legendLakers would later meet the Orlando Magic in the NBA Finals and win 4-1. Photo
Kobe Bryant from phenom to legend
Rappler / Posted 20 days ago
Lakers would later meet the Orlando Magic in the NBA Finals and win 4-1. Photo by Larry W. Smith/EPA Kobe Bryant holds the Larry O'Brien Championship Trophy at the Lakers Victory Parade in 2010 after they defeated the Boston Celtics for the Lakers'... Read more
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The Spurs match an NBA record but their only focus lies elsewhereit doesn't mean anything, that's certainly true. For a winning franchise like t
The Spurs match an NBA record but their only focus lies elsewhere
give me sport / Posted 20 days ago
it doesn't mean anything, that's certainly true. For a winning franchise like the Spurs who class any season without the Larry O'Brien trophy as a failure, this attitude is understandable and should be commended. As Warriors head coach Steve... Read more
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LeBron James just set an NBA record that sums up his lasting impactduring the regular season will pale into insignificance if he is able to help h
LeBron James just set an NBA record that sums up his lasting impact
give me sport / Posted 20 days ago
during the regular season will pale into insignificance if he is able to help his home state franchise win its first ever Larry O'Brien Trophy in the postseason. In ominous form as the Cavs prepare to head into this year's playoffs as the Eastern... Read more
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Draymond Green planning awesome gesture for Warriors' game vs Grizzliesto an end. Heading into the postseason as the best team in the league, the ros
Draymond Green planning awesome gesture for Warriors' game vs Grizzlies
give me sport / Posted 22 days ago
to an end. Heading into the postseason as the best team in the league, the roster will be looking to secure back-to-back Larry O'Brien Trophies come June. Log in using Facebook or your GMS account below Get started with a free account Please... Read more
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Warriors set trio of NBA records thanks to win over Spursthe first team in NBA history to win 73 games in a season would be quite the ac
Warriors set trio of NBA records thanks to win over Spurs
give me sport / Posted 23 days ago
the first team in NBA history to win 73 games in a season would be quite the achievement, but winning a second straight Larry O'Brien Trophy is the real aim. Nevertheless, even if Golden State can't repeat as champions, they've compiled so many... Read more
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Warriors set trio of NBA records thanks to win over Spursthe first team in NBA history to win 73 games in a season would be quite the ac
Warriors set trio of NBA records thanks to win over Spurs
give me sport / Posted 23 days ago
the first team in NBA history to win 73 games in a season would be quite the achievement, but winning a second straight Larry O'Brien Trophy is the real aim. Nevertheless, even if Golden State can't repeat as champions, they've compiled so many... Read more
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Canberra Times
Patty Mills, San Antonio Spurs look for another NBA titlethe head coach job in 1996. Mills has a championship ring from 2014, and the 2
Patty Mills, San Antonio Spurs look for another NBA title
Canberra Times / Posted 23 days ago
the head coach job in 1996. Mills has a championship ring from 2014, and the 27-year-old guard wants to again bring the Larry O'Brien trophy back to Australia again. The Spurs face a huge task to do so, having been humbled 112-101 by a younger,... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
Patty Mills, San Antonio Spurs look for another NBA titlethe head coach job in 1996. Mills has a championship ring from 2014, and the 2
Patty Mills, San Antonio Spurs look for another NBA title
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 23 days ago
the head coach job in 1996. Mills has a championship ring from 2014, and the 27-year-old guard wants to again bring the Larry O'Brien trophy back to Australia again. The Spurs face a huge task to do so, having been humbled 112-101 by a younger,... Read more
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SportsFan
Mills, Spurs look for another NBA titlethe head coach job in 1996. Mills has a championship ring from 2014, and the 2
Mills, Spurs look for another NBA title
SportsFan / Posted 23 days ago
the head coach job in 1996. Mills has a championship ring from 2014, and the 27-year-old guard wants to again bring the Larry O'Brien trophy back to Australia again. The Spurs face a huge task to do so, having been humbled 112-101 by a younger,... Read more
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