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Dwyane Wade says All-NBA vote should have gone to Klay Thompson

To the media member who voted Dwyane Wade to an All-NBA team, Wade appreciates the vote, but believes it should have gone to someone more deserving. That person being Golden State's Klay Thompson, who was noticeably absent when the three All-NBA teams were released this past week. In an Instagram video with his wife, Gabrielle Union, Wade noted that if he did get a vote he would have placed it for Thompson.
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Blazers' CJ McCollum describes what separates Warriors from everybody

Blazers' CJ McCollum describes what separates Warriors from everybody originally appeared on nbcsportsbayarea.com Programming note: Watch the NBA Finals pregame edition of Warriors Outsiders on Thursday, May 30 at 4:00 p.m. streaming live on the MyTeams app. The Golden State Warriors swept the Portland Trail Blazers in the Western Conference finals.
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How should you feel about the Portland Trail Blazers this season?

How should you feel about the Portland Trail Blazers this season? originally appeared on nbcsportsnorthwest.com Portland Trail Blazers fans are split. There's a faction who feels much the way they did after beating the Denver Nuggets in the second round, advancing to the team's First Western Conference Finals appearance in 19 years.
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Rip City Future is bright: Trail Blazers rookie Anfernee Simons praised for “crazy potential”

Rip City Future is bright: Trail Blazers rookie Anfernee Simons praised for crazy potential originally appeared on nbcsportsnorthwest.com As all of Rip City reflects on the Trail Blazers 2018-19 season, April 10th 2019 will most likely be a date that fans and players will remember for years to come. It was the last game of the regular season and Portland fans got a glimpse into the future. On May 21st the media got a glimpse behind the scenes of the future and rookie Anferenee Simons.
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Twitter reacts as Damian Lillard receives Second Team All-NBA honors

Twitter reacts as Damian Lillard receives Second Team All-NBA honors originally appeared on nbcsportsnorthwest.com You know what time it is. Portland Trail Blazers guard Damian Lillard has been named to the All-NBA Second Team for the 2018-19 season. It is his fourth time Lillard has received All-NBA team honors, joining legend Clyde Drexler as the only players in franchise history to be named All-NBA on four occasions.
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Draymond Green's mom doesn't agree with Damian Lillard on Warriors-Blazers

Draymond Green's mom had the perfect response to Damian Lillard's claim about the Warriors sweeping the Blazers.
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Andre Iguodala says Stephen Curry is the second-best point guard ever

Thanks to the Golden State Warriors' sweep of the Portland Trail Blazers in the Western Conference finals despite missing Kevin Durant, appreciation of Stephen Curry's value is beginning to peak again. Facing a tenacious Blazers team while missing Durant, DeMarcus Cousins and, for a significant stretch, Andre Iguodala, Curry averaged 36.5 points, 8.3 rebounds and 7.3 assists per game while shooting 42.6 percent from deep. The entire series was a reminder that before Durant signed with ...
Tags: News, Golden State Warriors, Portland Trail Blazers, Andre Iguodala, Stephen Curry, Kevin Durant, Durant, Golden State Curry, Durant DeMarcus Cousins, Andre Iguodala Curry


Andre Iguodala says Stephen Curry is the second-best ever

Is Stephen Curry already ahead of players like Oscar Robertson and John Stockton?
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Reflective Warriors welcome extended break before Finals

Pausing to reflect on their historic fifth consecutive Finals appearance should be an easy task for the Warriors. After Golden State put away the Portland Trail Blazers in a 4-0 sweep of the Western Conference finals on Monday, Golden State kicked off an extended idle hour. With the Eastern Conference finals scheduled through May 27, Game 1 of the NBA Finals is May 30 at either Milwaukee or Toronto.
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Olshey: "Everyone who comes through here has gotten better"

Snapshots from Trail Blazers' exit-interview day
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Trail Blazers’ cohesiveness helped them to conference finals

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — The Portland Trail Blazers faced a number of challenges on the journey to their first Western Conference finals in 19 years. But there was one they couldn’t overcome: The Golden State Warriors. Portland’s run in the playoffs, which captured fans’ imaginations after Damian Lillard’s buzzer-beating 3-pointer to clinch the opening-round series […]
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Warriors coach Steve Kerr reacts to hilarious Steph Curry impersonation

Warriors coach Steve Kerr reacts to hilarious Steph Curry impersonation originally appeared on nbcsportsbayarea.com Programming note: Watch the NBA Finals pregame edition of Warriors Outsiders on Thursday, May 30 at 4:00 p.m. streaming live on the MyTeams app. On Monday night, Steph Curry racked up 37 points, 13 rebounds and 11 assists as the Golden State Warriors completed the sweep of the Portland Trail Blazers in the Western Conference finals.
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Portland Trail Blazers head coach Terry Stotts signs multiyear extension

Stotts has spent the past seven years with the team.
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Andre Iguodala doubles down on opinion of Steph Curry's all-time rank

For the second time in the past three months, the 2015 Finals MVP heaped some high praise on the only unanimous MVP in NBA history.
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Is it good enough for the Portland Trail Blazers to just not be good enough?

The Portland Trail Blazers may have to face the harsh reality that this is the best it gets.
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In praise of the beatdown: Saluting James Holzhauer's 'Jeopardy' run

He's viewing “Jeopardy” not as a competition against two other poor souls fed into a meat grinder; he's looking at this like he's playing the house. The other players are incidental, and quickly dismissed. When that Daily Double pops up — and it's statistically most likely to pop up in the fourth row — Holzhauer bets huge.
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Cycle Oregon’s ‘Gravel’ goes east into wide open Wasco County

Once home to the Molalla Tribe before white immigrants forced them out, this area east of Dufur is now dotted by large farms and ranches — and perfectly groomed gravel roads. This view is from Roberts Market Road looking northwest toward the Columbia Hills that rise above the Columbia River in Washington.(Photos: J. Maus/BikePortland) Dufur City Park was our host. With its second year in the books, it feels like the Gravel event has found a home with Cycle Oregon. After three decades of thei...
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Steph Curry chides Seth for 'tattle telling' in Warriors-Blazers Game 4

Steph Curry chides Seth for 'tattle telling' in Warriors-Blazers Game 4 originally appeared on nbcsportsbayarea.com Steph Curry was part of history made in the Warriors' series-clinching 119-117 win in Game 4 of the Western Conference finals Monday night. Before Golden State could advance to its fifth consecutive NBA Finals, they had to get past the Portland Trail Blazers a fourth time, and on this occasion, overtime was required. That might not have been the case had Curry not be...
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NBA play-offs: Golden State Warriors into fifth straight NBA Finals after eliminating Portland Trail Blazers

The Golden State Warriors are through to their fifth straight NBA Finals series after a 119-117 overtime win over the Portland Trail Blazers.
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The world was a lot different the last time an NBA team made five straight finals

The Golden State Warriors' dynasty lived on with a trip to their fifth straight NBA Finals after a thrilling overtime win over the Portland Trail Blazers to sweep the Western Conference finals on Monday. It marked history too, as the last team to have made the championship for at least five years was the Boston Celtics (1959-66). The NBA was a lot different at the time, and the world was too — more than 50 years ago.
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Warriors beat Blazers 119-117 in OT for NBA Finals berth

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — The Golden State Warriors swept their way to a fifth straight NBA Finals, getting triple-doubles from Stephen Curry and Draymond Green in a 119-117 overtime victory over the Portland Trail Blazers on Monday night. Green had 18 points, 14 rebounds and 11 assists, and made a key 3-pointer in overtime. Curry […]
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Seth Curry was really excited about Stephen Curry's late travel in Warriors' Game 4 win

The side story of Seth and Stephen Curry facing off in the Western Conference finals reached its conclusion Monday night, but not without some late drama. The Golden State Warriors clinched a sweep of the Portland Trail Blazers with a dramatic comeback en route to overtime and a 119-117 Game 4 win. Their victory required a rally from a 17-point third-quarter deficit and overcoming a late blunder from Stephen in the final seconds of regulation.
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Warriors 119, Blazers 117, OT | Golden State wins the series, 4-0.: Warriors Sweep Blazers to Reach Their 5th Straight N.B.A. Finals

With an overtime victory in Game 4 of the Western Conference finals, Golden State moved on to seek a third consecutive title and its fourth in five years.
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Warriors' Andre Iguodala out for Game 4 with left calf injury

Andre Iguodala will not play for the Golden State Warriors in Game 4 of the Western Conference finals against the Portland Trail Blazers on Monday night because of a sore left calf.
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Golden State’s Iguodala out for Game 4 with left calf injury

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Andre Iguodala will not play for the Golden State Warriors in Game 4 of the Western Conference finals against the Portland Trail Blazers on Monday night because of a sore left calf. Iguodala injured his calf during Game 3 on Saturday. The team said on Sunday that an MRI on the […]
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Damian Lillard’s Impossible Burden

The Trail Blazers guard was having a career-defining postseason before running into the Golden State buzz saw. Injured and on the verge of elimination, he somehow remains confident.
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NBA rumors: Kevin Durant could leave Warriors due to Steve Kerr's 'prodding'

NBA rumors: Kevin Durant could leave Warriors due to Steve Kerr's 'prodding' originally appeared on nbcsportsbayarea.com It's been almost two weeks since we've seen Kevin Durant on a basketball court and it's unlikely we see the Warriors star again until the start of the 2019 NBA Finals. With Durant rehabbing his right calf strain while the Warriors handle the Portland Trail Blazers in the Western Conference finals, it's time to go back to focusing on KD's...
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Draymond Green reveals how Kevin Durant incident helped him change demeanor

Draymond Green reveals how Kevin Durant incident helped him change demeanor originally appeared on nbcsportsbayarea.com Draymond Green has been a different player of late in the playoffs. The Warriors forward has become known for his demonstrative attitude toward officials, often leading the NBA in technical fouls. But the three-time NBA All-Star has been focused and in control during the Warriors' Western Conference finals battle with the Portland Trail Blazers.
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On Pro Basketball: Draymond Green Has Never Been Better. Or This Quiet.

Golden State’s Green is known for his constant stream of chatter, but of late he has redirected it from the referees to the game with results a teammate could only describe as “ridiculous.”
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After catching his son flopping, Draymond Green told him to quit watching the NBA

Draymond Green had an incredible showing for the Golden State Warriors on Saturday night, dropping his ninth postseason triple-double in their 110-99 win against the Portland Trail Blazers in Game 3 of the Western Conference finals. Green finished with 20 points, 13 rebounds and 12 assists, leading Golden State back from an 18-point deficit early to grab a 3-0 lead in the series at the Moda Center. Green even said he caught his son flopping, something he's been caught doing in the past.
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