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Game Links #R4G4: Golden State Warriors 103 @ Cleveland Cavaliers 82 - Small ball lineup pushes tempo, wears down the Cavaliers

Saturday June 13, 2015

- Videos and stuff of the day.

- Notes from practice.
Bruce Jenkins: Jenkins: Don’t count out Cavs’ Smith just yet | (Mobile)
Rusty Simmons: NBA finalists hold secrets close in personnel chess match | (Mobile)
Al Saracevic: Saracevic: Splash Brothers have yet to go off together in Finals | (Mobile)
Jeff Faraudo: Klay Thompson doing more than what stats reveal
Jimmy Durkin: David Lee, Matthew Dellavedova exchange words over screen
Jimmy Durkin: Draymond Green and Festus Ezeli are having fun
Jimmy Durkin: Cavaliers fighting fatigue heading into Game 5
Diamond Leung: Warriors say pros of small lineup outweigh its cons
Carl Steward: Can Warriors afford to go with small lineup again?
Marcus Thompson II: Thompson: LeBron James doesn't fear Warriors' home floor
Monte Poole: Warriors' Curry, Lee counter fire with Cavs' Dellavedova

- Oakland police aren't taking any chances.
Thomas Peele and Mike Blasky: Win or lose, will Oakland be ready if Warriors fans riot?

- Tickets will be $15 each.
Staff report: Warriors will open Oracle Arena for Game 6 viewing party

- Three Warriors bloggers try to predict the adjustments for Game 5. Bloggers Roundtable: Mid-Series Adjustments

- Just a bit of fun with numbers. Warriors-Cavs, by the numbers | (Mobile)

- Adam Lauridsen is loving that the Warriors don't point fingers at each other and try to make excuses.
Adam Lauridsen: The Warriors’ Selfless Accountability

Friday June 12, 2015

- Videos and stuff of the day.

- Leftover stuff from Game 4.
Rusty Simmons: Harrison Barnes clears head, finds shot in time for Game 4 | (Mobile)
Al Saracevic: Struggling Green answers his own call in Game 4 | (Mobile)
Rusty Simmons: NBA champ Isiah Thomas relates to 1 small step for Curry | (Mobile)
Rusty Simmons: Warriors assistants’ 2 cents worth proves valuable | (Mobile)
Bruce Jenkins: Jenkins: LeBron downplaying challenge ahead of Cavs | (Mobile)
Chuck Barney: NBA Finals on TV: Mark Jackson lauds Kerr's lineup move
Marcus Thompson II: Thompson: Livingston a key weapon on Warriors' deep bench
Diamond Leung: Warriors' Bogut not complaining about reduced role
Monte Poole: Rewind: Kerr's open ears proves vital in pivotal Game 4 win
CSN Bay Area staff: LeBron: Game 5 at Oracle 'is not that big'
Adam Lauridsen: Game 4: How to Win a Championship (Warriors 103, Cavs 82)

- Here's the full version of Coach Nick's video.
Coach Nick: The Warriors Went Small, Watched LeBron Fall In Game 4

Thursday June 11, 2015

Box score | Gameflow

SBNation Network

Warriors: Golden State of Mind
Recap: Recap: The Golden State Warriors small-ball their way to a 103-82 victory in Cleveland
Postgame: Post game Nellieball: Somewhere in Maui, Don Nelson fell out of his hammock
Game thread 2: Warriors at Cavs Game 4 halftime score: Golden State up 54-42 (1280+ comments)
Game thread 1: Warriors vs. Cavs Game 4 gamethread: A must win for Golden State in Cleveland (1350+ comments)
Preview: Game Preview: Warriors vs Cavaliers Game 4: Must Win

Cavaliers: Fear The Sword
Recap: NBA Finals: Cleveland Cavaliers fall to Golden State Warriors 103-82 in Game 4
Game thread: NBA Finals: Golden State Warriors vs. Cleveland Cavaliers Game 4 game thread
Preview: NBA Finals: Golden State Warriors at Cleveland Cavaliers Game 4 preview


Associated Press: Warriors even NBA Finals, beat Cavaliers 103-82 in Game 4 | Photo Gallery
Sports Network: Curry, Iguodala help Warriors rout Cavs in Game 4
Sports Network: Nothin' but Net: Kerr earned his money in Game 4
Rusty Simmons: Warriors go small in Game 4, new lineup stands tall | (Mobile)
Al Saracevic: Postcards from Cleveland, June 11 | (Mobile)
Lev Facher: With team on the road, Warriors fans gather at theater | (Mobile)
Scott Ostler: Iguodala brings grit — and a smile — to starting assignment | (Mobile)
Bruce Jenkins: Jenkins: Just not enough help for Cavaliers’ LeBron James | (Mobile)
Rusty Simmons: Harrison Barnes clears head, finds shot in time for Game 4 | (Mobile)
Al Saracevic: Struggling Green answers his own call in Game 4 | (Mobile)
Chronicle staff: Warriors-Cavs, by the numbers | (Mobile)
Diamond Leung: Warriors roll past Cavaliers, tie series at 2-2
Marcus Thompson II: Thompson: Iguodala saves Warriors season
Mark Purdy: Purdy: Warriors hustle past weary Cavaliers
Jeff Faraudo: The Warriors keep LeBron James in check with a defensive onslaught in Game 5
Carl Steward: Green, Barnes bounce back in big way for Warriors
Monte Poole: Instant Replay: Warriors adjust, even series with Cavs
Monte Poole: Kerr gambles on Warriors' lineup in Game 4, comes up aces
Feltbot: The Full Nelson: Warriors 103 Cavaliers 82 -- 2015 NBA Finals Game 4 Recap

Pregame News

- Leftover stuff from yesterday.
Ann Killion: The Warriors day off: reading, movies, baseball, but no TV | (Mobile)
Monte Poole: Lee: If Warriors play their style vs. Cavs, 'we're the better team'
Diamond Leung: Warriors’ Marreese Speights moves on from missed dunk

- Notes from shootaround.
Rusty Simmons: Warriors bring urgency to NBA Finals Game 4 | (Mobile)
Bruce Jenkins: Does Draymond Green Read Deadspin? | (Mobile)
Diamond Leung: Kerr unhappy with NBA review on James collision with Curry
CSN Bay Area staff: Sarcastic Kerr: LeBron's slide tackle on Curry definitely legal
Monte Poole: Four reasons why Warriors will bounce back vs. Cavaliers

- Mychal Thompson said on ESPN LA radio talked about Dellavedova guarding Curry.
Diamond Leung: Mychal Thompson on Matthew Dellavedova: ‘That’s a joke to think he can stop Steph Curry’

- MT2 talked to Draymond Green about being down 1-2.
Marcus Thompson: Draymond Green says he’s the reason Warriors are not up 3-0 … “It’s on me.”

- Former Warriors coach and now ESPN analyst P.J. Carlesimo has a lot of praise for Steve Kerr.
Jeff Faraudo, Diamond Leung and Carl Steward: Carlesimo lauds job done by Kerr in rookie season

- Carl Steward really likes the Cavaliers humongotron scoreboard.
Carl Steward: Cavaliers have big edge with scoreboard

- Previews of the game.
Monte Poole: NBA Finals Gameday: Curry must get better of Delly
Adam Lauridsen: Pre-Game 4: The Warriors Come of Age (or Not)

- Tidbits of news on Dellavedova, Kobe's pick, NBA 2K15, and the ratings
Rusty Simmons: Cavs’ Dellavadova getting honor back home in Australia | (Mobile)

- Notes and stuff from pregame.
Scott Ostler: Kerr, Blatt still smilin’ through the pain | (Mobile)
CSN Bay Area staff: What they're saying: Sights, sounds from Game 4

Pregame Videos

Postgame News

- No postgame news.

Postgame Videos

- Postgame stuff from recap:
Photo Gallery


- No interesting notes tonight.

What's next?

- Both teams get 2 days off before Game 5, 1 day off before Game 6, 2 days off before Game 7. Do you think that's enough rest for the Cavaliers, or do you think they'll wear down anyway and succumb to our depth?

Day Date Time Opponent TV Radio
Sun Jun 14 5:00 PM Cavaliers ABC KTCT
Tue Jun 16 6:00 PM @Cavaliers ABC KNBR 680
Fri Jun 19 6:00 PM Cavaliers ABC KTCT

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