Golden State Take Game Two

Love nailed Durant with a few power dribbles and rugged shoulders to the chest, but couldn't move him much. "That's what he does". Rather than reach back to last year's championship comeback for a confidence boost, James' focus is on figuring out what Cleveland must do to change its fortunes against a Warriors team that is fresher and far more unsafe this year, thanks to the addition of Kevin Durant .

Cavaliers know there's a different feel to this year's 2-0 deficit

The Warriors , on the other hand, have gotten key contributions from their four All-Stars: Curry, Durant, Klay Thompson and Draymond Green , as well as from players like Livingston, Andre Iguodala and Zaza Pachulia at times to set an National Basketball Association record with 14 straight postseason wins.

Warriors were even better in Games 1 and 2 previous year

For Curry, last year's loss to the Cavaliers - spoiling the team's 73-win regular season, and coming after Curry had become the first unanimously selected most valuable player in league history - led many to question his place in the game, and the validity of his two straight MVP awards, both of which had been followed by lesser performances in the Finals.

Bayern Munich set price for Douglas Costa, Renato Sanches

Bayern Munich set price for Douglas Costa, Renato Sanches

Manchester United and Tottenham will be keeping close tabs on reports emanating from Germany as they have shown strong interest in Costa and Sanches respectively. His current deal runs until 2020 but, according to Bild , he has "no chance" of nailing down a spot in the side. The talented winger can play anywhere along the front-line, and his blistering speed when in possession of the football would provide Tottenham with an entirely different threat to what they now possess in forward areas.

Draymond Green: 'Going over the edge' won't win me a championship

Last couple weeks have been good in terms of running practice, film sessions, coaches meetings, that kind of stuff. "And to see him back on the bench was huge". It seems every time they step on the court, the bookkeepers soon are sent editing. He did not immediately miss any time and went on to lead the Warriors to their first National Basketball Association title in 40 years.