1. 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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  2. 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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  3. 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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  4. 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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  5. 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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  6. 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...

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  7. 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...

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  8. 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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  9. 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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  10. 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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  11. 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)...

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  12. 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...

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  13. 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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  14. 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...

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  15. 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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  16. 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...

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  17. 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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  18. 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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  19. 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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  20. 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...

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  21. 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...

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  22. 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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  23. 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...

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  24. Cold Hard Fact for Tuesday, May 31, 2016

    Fact: The Golden State Warriors are 5-0 when they start Andre Iguodala under Steve Kerr. In those five games, Iguodala is plus-51...

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  25. Cold Hard Fact for Monday, May 30, 2016

    Fact: Teams that go up 3-1 and then lose the next two games are 2-8 in Game 7s on the road. The Oklahoma City Thunder were previously up 3-1 this series and will be on the road for Game 7...

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