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NBA Finals MVP odds: Stephen Curry and Kevin Durant open as favorites

NBA Finals MVP odds: Stephen Curry and Kevin Durant open as favorites

The Cleveland Cavaliers beat the Boston Celtics 135-102 in Game 6 of the Eastern Conference Finals on Thursday night to set up a NBA Finals rematch with the Golden State Warriors. Bradley scored the last 11 points in a row and finished the half with 19 points, but the Celtics proved incapable of stopping the Cavaliers from scoring.

King James has another throne and his Cleveland Cavaliers are through to another National Basketball Association final. "They had multiple people come in and talk to me about what's more important, but I definitely wasn't trying to hear that at that point in time".

So when Jefferson said after the Cavs captured the Eastern Conference championship that James' playoff scoring record is "unbreakable", no one thought it was all that farfetched.

Thomas believes he originally injured his hip in mid-March and played through the lingering pain until it gave out in the playoffs. He had taken his post-season career points total to 5,995 by the time he took a seat for the entire fourth quarter - along with the rest of Cleveland's starters.

The Celtics lost that game by 44 points to fall behind 0-2 in the best-of-seven series, then announced the next day that Thomas was done for the season.

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It was a very welcomed sight in Irving's case, after he rolled his left ankle in the third quarter of Cleveland's Game 4 win.

Thomas said at the team's practice facility Friday that the swelling must go down before there is a decision on how to rehab. "Like it hurt me".

Speaking for the first time since the end of his season, Thomas said he might need surgery but it's "not the No. 1 option right now".

Thomas said he never doubted that coach Brad Stevens and general manager Danny Ainge were more concerned about his future than getting him back into the game. "And the fashion that they were playing basketball was at such a high level". "But nobody's going to feel sorry for me". I couldn't get past him.

Still, when the obvious question came his way in his postgame press conference while being flanked by Kevin Love, Tristan Thompson and J.R. Smith at the podium, James did offer a brief glimpse into his Golden State view - even calling them a "beast of a matchup".

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Golden State entered the season as the league's undeniable champion, and have proved skeptics wrong in these playoffs. The league will showcase the two best teams again when the NBA Finals tip off on Thursday night (ABC, 9 p.m.

Given the Celtics' ownership of the No. 1 pick in the 2017 NBA Draft and their ample cap space, Thomas' hope of Boston taking a major step could become a reality.

It is important to note that Thursday's game vs. Boston was LeBron's 212th playoff game. The series between the two powerhouse squads is knotted at 1-1.

Wilt Chamberlain's 100-point game for the Philadelphia Warriors against the New York Knicks has stood since March 2, 1962.

"I tried to pay him and he wouldn't take the money so he says I always owe him". "It's been the best season of my career, but it's also been the toughest year of my life".

"Playing in this league, you can't take anything for granted", Warriors guard Stephen Curry said. He'll get at least four more playoff games this year, and at age 32 and showing few signs of slowing down, James figures to play in many more postseason contests before he retires. A lot of it likely has to do with the way players get paid in free agency.

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