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Despite Losses, Westbrook’s Goal Remains Same

May 30, 2016; Oakland, CA, USA; Oklahoma City Thunder head coach Billy Donovan (left) instructs guard Russell Westbrook (0) against the Golden State Warriors during the second quarter in game seven of the Western conference finals of the NBA Playoffs at Oracle Arena. Mandatory Credit: Kyle Terada-USA TODAY Sports

New season, new expectations. Or, maybe not, according to the Oklahoma City Thunder’s Russell Westbrook. Despite an offseason that had the team undergo significant changes, Westbrook’s clear goal is still to win an NBA title. His drive and determination prevent him from looking at the colossal obstacles that stand in …

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NBA Finals Game 6, Cavs Look to Stay Alive

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The Golden State Warriors and the Cleveland Cavaliers are set up for Game 6 action of the NBA Finals Thursday in Cleveland.  The Warriors lead the series 3-2 as Cleveland looks to end a 52-year title drought that has plagued the city.  The last title came from the Cleveland Browns pre-Super Bowl …

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Cleveland Closes Gap in Game 5

June 13, 2016; Oakland, CA, USA; Cleveland Cavaliers forward LeBron James (23) speaks to media following the 112-97 victory against the Golden State Warriors in game five of the NBA Finals at Oracle Arena. Mandatory Credit: Cary Edmondson-USA TODAY Sports

The Cleveland Cavaliers are still alive in the NBA Finals after defeating the Golden State Warriors in Game 5 last night 112-97. Cleveland handed Golden State just its fourth defeat in the Oracle Arena and denied the Warriors back-to-back titles, for now. With this win the Cavs closed the gap …

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The Quiet Cavaliers Ready for NBA Finals

Feb 3, 2016; Charlotte, NC, USA; Cleveland Cavaliers forward LeBron James (23) gets a high five from his teammates guard Kyrie Irving (2) and forward Kevin Love (0) after scoring during the second half of the game against the Charlotte Hornets at Time Warner Cable Arena. Hornets win 106-97. Mandatory Credit: Sam Sharpe-USA TODAY Sports

All the attention in the NBA is on the Golden State Warriors. The Warriors just completed a monumental come back after being down 3-1 against the Oklahoma City Thunder in the Western Conference Finals and are now making their second consecutive NBA Finals appearance. The Warriors won an NBA record 73 games during the regular …

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Oklahoma City Falls Flat, Warriors Advance to NBA Finals for Second Straight Season

May 30, 2016; Oakland, CA, USA; Golden State Warriors guard Stephen Curry (30) celebrates during the fourth quarter in game seven of the Western conference finals of the NBA Playoffs against the Oklahoma City Thunder at Oracle Arena. The Warriors defeated the Thunder 96-88. Mandatory Credit: Kyle Terada-USA TODAY Sports

The Oklahoma City Thunder shocked the basketball world this postseason by taking a 3-1 lead against the Golden State Warriors in the Western Conference Finals. However, the Warriors’ historic season will continue after beating OKC three consecutive times—including last night’s 96-88 win at Golden State. Only nine other NBA teams have ever come back from a …

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