The Golden State Warriors are rested and riding high as they enter the NBA Finals on Thursday. With a 12-0 playoff record, they are only the third team in NBA history to enter the finals undefeated. But the Warriors face a Cleveland Cavaliers team who stunned them last season by overcoming a 3-1 deficit to win the championship. But there is one major difference between this season and last -- superstar forward Kevin Durant, whom the Warriors acquired in the off season. We preview the 2017 finals.
Ann Killion, sports columnist, San Francisco Chronicle
Marcus Thompson, sports columnist, Bay Area News Group; author, "Golden: The Miraculous Rise of Steph Curry"