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Game Links #R4G2: Golden State Warriors 93 vs Cleveland Cavaliers 95 (OT) - This time, the Cavaliers hold off the Warriors in OT

Monday June 8, 2015

- Leftover stuff from last night's game.
Al Saracevic: Stephen Curry feels defensive pressure on poor shooting night | (Mobile)
Kevin Lynch: How worried are you after the Warriors’ Game 2 loss?
Adam Lauridsen: Game 2: Long Shots (Warriors 93, Cavs 95)
Carl Steward: Former Saint Mary's star Dellavedova boosts Cavaliers
Monte Poole: Draymond: 'Our offense was horrible' in Game 2 vs. Cavs
Monte Poole: Rewind: Warriors stumble in Game 2, will 'figure it out'
Matt Maiocco : LeBron challenges Cavs' fans to match Oracle's noise
CSN Bay Area staff: Warriors stat pack: Curry slumping over last four playoff games
Vic Tafur: Eavesdrops from NBA Finals: Santana anthem, a rarity indeed | (Mobile)
Vic Tafur: Undersized Green finds going tough among Cleveland’s big men | (Mobile)
Ron Kroichick: LeBron James, weary but hopeful, eyes Game 3 in Cleveland | (Mobile)
Brian Witt : After Two Review

- Videos and stuff of the day.

- Charles Barkley opened his mouth on Bleacher Report Radio earlier today.
Bay area News Group: Barkley says Curry had bad night against Dellavedova

- There were no media availability or practice interviews. So all we can do is look ahead to tomorrow's game.
Vic Tafur: Pace, patience Warriors’ Game 3 goals | (Mobile)
Bruce Jenkins: Warriors need simple fixes, not dramatic changes | (Mobile)
Marcus Thompson II: Thompson: A bit much to ask, even for LeBron
Diamond Leung: Warriors seek cure for 'horrible' offense

- The TV ratings for Game 2 are in. Plus other tidbits of news.
Staff and News Services: Game 2 scores highest NBA Finals rating since 2004 | (Mobile)
Andy Dolich: Record ratings for NBA Finals; Raiders move closer to LA?

- How is it possible that the top 2 players in this series were born in the same hospital?
Mark Purdy: Purdy: Tracing the LeBron James, Stephen Curry roots in Akron, Ohio

- Both Klay and Mychal owe some of their success to Jerry West.
Scott Ostler: How Jerry West went to bat for 2 generations of Thompsons

Sunday June 7, 2015

Box score | Gameflow

SBNation Network

Warriors: Golden State of Mind
Recap: Warriors vs. Cavaliers Game 2 final score: LeBron James, Cavs steal win in overtime, 95-93
Postgame: Post game oxygen: Do we still have enough O2 tanks for everyone???
Game thread 2: NBA Finals game 2 second half game thread (890+ comments)
Game thread 1: Warriors vs. Cavs NBA Finals Game 2 gamethread: Can LeBron James, Cavs steal a game in Golden State? (2000+ comments)
Preview: Warriors vs Cavaliers Game 2 preview: There’s still work to be done in the 2015 NBA Finals

Cavaliers: Fear The Sword
Recap: Final Score: Cavaliers edge Warriors in overtime with 95-93 victory, take homecourt advantage
Game thread: NBA Finals: Cleveland Cavaliers at Golden State Warriors game thread
Preview: 2015 NBA Finals: Cleveland Cavaliers vs. Golden State Warriors Game 2 Preview


Associated Press: James carries Cavs to OT win over Warriors, evens NBA Finals | Photo Gallery
Sports Network: James, Dellavedova lift Cavs past Warriors in OT
Sports Network: Nothin' but Net: Cavs overcame huge obstacles
Rusty Simmons: NBA Finals tied after Warriors fall in overtime | (Mobile)
Chronicle Staff: This & that: stats and facts from NBA Finals Game 2 | (Mobile)
Chronicle Staff: NBA Finals, Game 2: By the numbers | (Mobile)
Al Saracevic: Curry suffers a rare off night as Warriors lose to Cavs, James | (Mobile)
Ron Kroichick: Dellavedova sparks Cavs down the stretch | (Mobile)
Vic Tafur: Undersized Green finds going tough among Cleveland’s big men | (Mobile)
Scott Ostler: LeBron James takes care of business with fierce determination | (Mobile)
Diamond Leung: Cavaliers beat Warriors in overtime, tie series
Jimmy Durkin: Notebook: Klay Thompson a rare on-target Warrior during their Game 2 off-night
George Kelly: #NBAFinals @warriors @cavs #Game2 Got fouls?: Social media reaction
Carl Steward: Former Saint Mary's star Dellavedova boosts Cavaliers
Jeff Faraudo: This time, Lebron James' huge effort results in Cavs' win
Marcus Thompson II: Thompson: Curry's nightmare has to be a fluke
Monte Poole: Instant Replay: Warriors force OT, but drop Game 2 to Cavs
Monte Poole: Curry doesn't expect repeat performance in Game 3
Matt Maiocco : Dellavedova plays clutch supporting role in Cavs' victory

Pregame News

- Previews of the game.
Monte Poole: NBA Gameday: Warriors look for stronger start in Game 2
Adam Lauridsen: Pre-Game 2: Final Exams

- Notes and stuff from pregame.
Rusty Simmons: Warriors, Cavaliers set for Game 2 of NBA Finals | (Mobile)
Rusty Simmons: Kerr draws no offense from ex-teammate’s comment | (Mobile)
Daniel Brown: Mariucci, Izzo catch up with Draymond Green before Game 2 of NBA Finals
Daniel Brown: Stephen Curry wanted to shoot 3-pointers just like his dad
Daniel Brown: Cavaliers have been more efficient without Irving, Love, as long as LeBron's playing
Daniel Brown: Cavs' Tristan Thompson almost didn't stop running in Game 1
Daniel Brown: 'Finals' cap is hottest Warriors fashion item; No more will be made
Daniel Brown: Luc Longley has choice description of former teammate Steve Kerr
Matt Maiocco : Cavs might need to expand thin rotation
Monte Poole: Two Warriors' losses serve as cautionary tale for Kerr
Monte Poole: Kerr: Kyrie's injury just part of 'flow of the game'
Vic Tafur: Santana anthem: a rarity, indeed | (Mobile)
Daniel Brown: Carlos Santana performs national anthem before Game 2, remembers 1975 Warriors

Pregame Videos

Postgame News

- Straight from
Brian Martin: 10 Key Numbers: NBA Finals, Game 2
John Schuhmann: The Finals Stat: Game 2

Postgame Videos

- Postgame stuff from recap:
Photo Gallery


- No interesting notes tonight.

What's next?

- This time, we only get 1 day off - which will be a travel day - and play the Cavaliers on Tuesday. Do you think we'll play sharper? Do you think the Cavaliers have enough stamina to withstand our depth? Or is Barkley right - jump shooting teams will eventually tire out?

Day Date Time Opponent TV Radio
Tue Jun 9 6:00 PM @Cavaliers ABC KTCT
Thu Jun 11 6:00 PM @Cavaliers ABC KTCT
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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