1. 26 International Players Were Selected in 2016 NBA Draft, the Most of All Time

    Fact: In the 2016 NBA draft, 26 international players were selected, the most in any draft of all time. Bleacher Report will be bringing sports fans the most interesting and engaging Cold Hard Fact of the day, presented by Coors Light...

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  2. Duke Becomes 1st College in Lottery Era to Have Top-3 Pick in 3 Straight Years

    Fact: Duke becomes the first college in the lottery era to have a top-three pick in three consecutive years (Brandon Ingram [2016], Jahlil Okafor [2015] and Jabari Parker [2014])...

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  3. Ben Simmons Could Join Shaquille O'Neal as 2nd LSU Player to Be Taken No. 1

    Fact: If Ben Simmons is selected first overall, he will join Shaquille O'Neal as one of only two LSU players to be taken with the No. 1 pick of the NBA draft. It would also make LSU just the second SEC school to have multiple No...

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  4. LeBron James: 5th Player to Win at Least 3 Finals MVPs

    Fact: LeBron James joins Shaquille O’Neal, Magic Johnson, Tim Duncan and Michael Jordan as the fifth player to win at least three NBA Finals MVP awards...

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  5. LeBron James Becomes 2nd Player in NBA History to Win Finals MVP with 2 Teams

    Fact: LeBron James joins Kareem Abdul-Jabbar as the only players in NBA history to win a Finals MVP with two different teams...

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  6. Road Teams Are 3-15 All-Time in Game 7 of the NBA Finals

    Fact: Road teams are 3-15 all-time in Game 7 of the NBA Finals. The last road team to win a Game 7 was the 1978 Washington Bullets...

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  7. Stephen Curry and LeBron James Have the 2 Highest PPG Averages in Game 7s

    Fact: Dating back to 1963-64, Stephen Curry (34.5 PPG) and LeBron James (34.4 PPG) have the two highest points-per-game averages in Game 7s (min. two games played)...

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  8. LeBron James: 5th Player to Score 40 or More Points in Back-to-Back Finals Games

    Fact: With his 41-point performance in Game 6, LeBron James joined Jerry West, Rick Barry, Michael Jordan and Shaquille O'Neal as the only players to score 40 or more points in back-to-back NBA Finals games...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Daily Facts about 9 days ago 34,010 reads 153 comments

  9. Klay Thompson Has Most 3PM and Has Scored Most Points in This Year's Playoffs

    Fact: Klay Thompson has made the most three-pointers (93) and scored the most points (543) in this year's NBA playoffs. He needs six more threes to pass Curry for most all-time in a single postseason...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Daily Facts about 10 days ago 47,178 reads 96 comments

  10. Stephen Curry Only Has 1 More Assist Than Turnover in the NBA Finals This Year

    Fact: Through five games in the 2016 NBA Finals, Stephen Curry only has one more assist (23) than turnover (22)...

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  11. LeBron, Kyrie Became 1st Teammates to Each Score 40-Plus Points in Finals Game

    Fact: On Monday, Kyrie Irving (41 points) and LeBron James (41 points) of the Cleveland Cavaliers became the first teammates to each score at least 40 points in an NBA Finals game...

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  12. Golden State Warriors Are 4-0 in Closeout Games at Home Under Steve Kerr

    Fact: The Golden State Warriors are 4-0 in closeout games at home under Steve Kerr. They play the Cleveland Cavaliers at home on Monday with a 3-1 series lead...

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  13. Andre Iguodala Has Had the Best Plus/Minus in the Warriors' 3 Wins vs. Cavaliers

    Fact: Andre Iguodala was a game-high plus-15 in Game 4. He has had the highest plus/minus in each of the Golden State Warriors' wins this series (Game 1: plus-21, Game 2: plus-28)...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Daily Facts about 14 days ago 16,057 reads 52 comments

  14. The Warriors Now Have a Road Win in 11 Straight Playoff Series

    Fact: The Golden State Warriors have a road win in 11 straight playoff series. They won Game 4 of the NBA Finals on the road against the Cleveland Cavaliers 108-97...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Daily Facts about 15 days ago 8,589 reads 16 comments

  15. The Cavaliers Are 13-0 This Postseason When Scoring at Least 100 Points

    The Cleveland Cavaliers are 13-0 in games this postseason when scoring at least 100 points. They beat the Golden State Warriors 120-90 in Game 3 of the 2016 NBA Finals...

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  16. LeBron James Has Seven 30-Point, 10-Rebound, 5-Assist Games in His Finals Career

    Fact: LeBron James has tallied at least 30 points, 10 rebounds and five assists in seven NBA Finals games . That is more than Michael Jordan, Charles Barkley, Tim Duncan, Dwyane Wade and Karl Malone had combined in their NBA Finals careers...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Daily Facts about 16 days ago 9,116 reads 66 comments

  17. Steph Curry Hasn't Had 3 Straight Games This Season of Fewer Than 20 Points

    Fact: Stephen Curry was held under 20 points in Games 1 and 2 of the NBA Finals. Curry has not been held to fewer than 20 points in three straight games this season...

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  18. Cold Hard Fact for Tuesday, June 7, 2016

    Fact: The Golden State Warriors have lost four consecutive Game 3s and are 2-5 in Game 3s under head coach Steve Kerr...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Daily Facts about 19 days ago 8,949 reads 7 comments

  19. Cold Hard Fact for Monday, June 6, 2016

    Fact: The last four 20-plus-point losses in the NBA Finals have all come at LeBron James ’ expense (2016 Cavaliers vs. Warriors, 2015 Warriors vs. Cavaliers, 2014 Spurs vs...

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  20. Cold Hard Fact for Sunday, June 5, 2016

    The Golden State Warriors' Shaun Livingston is 18-of-21 (85.7 percent) against the Cleveland Cavaliers this season, the best any player has shot against Cleveland this year (min...

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  21. Cold Hard Fact for Saturday, June 4, 2016

    Kyrie Irving of the Cleveland Cavaliers had 14 total isolation possessions in Game 1 of the 2016 NBA Finals. The Golden State Warriors as a team had 13 total isolation possessions...

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  22. Cold Hard Fact for Friday, June 3, 2016

    The Warriors beat the Cavaliers by 15 points in Game 1 (104-89). Teams that have won Game 1 by 15-plus points have gone on to win the NBA Finals 11 of 13 times...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Daily Facts about 23 days ago 12,483 reads 9 comments

  23. Cavaliers vs. Warriors: Game 1 Stats and NBA Finals 2016 Game 2 Schedule, Odds

    Unexpected heroes led the Golden State Warriors to open the 2016 NBA Finals with a decisive Game 1 victory over the Cleveland Cavaliers. It turns out "Strength in Numbers" is more than a meaningless marketing campaign...

    Andrew Gould Written by Andrew Gould about 23 days ago 10,082 reads 2 comments

  24. Cold Hard Fact for Thursday, June 2, 2016

    Fact: The team that wins Game 1 of the NBA Finals goes on to win the championship 71.0 percent of the time (49-20)...

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  25. Cold Hard Fact for Wednesday, June 1, 2016

    Fact: Mookie Betts (23) became the fourth-youngest Boston Red Sox player dating back to at least 1913* to hit three home runs in a game. Joe Lahoud (22), Jim Tabor (22) and Fred Lynn (23) are the only players to do so at a younger age...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Daily Facts about 25 days ago 6,354 reads 3 comments