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NBA Finals Preview: Golden State Warriors vs. Cleveland Cavaliers

Golden State Warriors will face off with the Cleveland Cavaliers in the 2014 NBA Finals (Photo: Instagram)


Kyle Hutchison

The matchup for the 2015 NBA finals is set, and it’s not surprising given the talent on both teams. Steph Curry and the Golden State Warriors handled the Houston Rockets to move on to their first NBA finals since 1975. The Warriors finals berth comes a day after the Cleveland Cavaliers swept the Atlanta Hawks.

Both the Cavaliers and Warriors share several similarities. Each team has a long history of losing: Cavaliers have never won a NBA championship while the Warriors won three but two were while they were still the Philadelphia Warriors. The Warriors have more of a storied history than the Cavaliers with such greats as Rick Barry and Chris Mullins. The most recent generation of basketball fans, knows the Warriors for the Baron Davis lead squad that upset the top-seeded Dallas Mavericks in the 2007 NBA playoffs.
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Mark Jackson released by the Golden State Warriors after three seasons

Mark Jackson and Stephen Curry (Photo: Instagram.com)


I know I haven’t been paying as close attention to the NBA this year as in previous years but I was caught off guard when I heard about Mark Jackson being let go by the Golden State Warriors after three seasons as a head coach. Jackson led the Warriors to consecutive playoff appearances in the past two seasons.

The Warriors lost in the first round of this year’s playoffs to the Los Angeles Clippers in seven games.

Jackson was embraced by his players but reportedly clashed with front office and ownership, resulting in an obvious reason for part of his departure. To read more details click HERE
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