Two teams have never played each other three consecutive times in the NBA Finals, which would seem to make the possibility of the defending champion Cleveland Cavaliers and Golden State Warriors meeting for a third straight time a bit of a longshot. Instead, the league’s two best teams are favored to square off yet again in the 2017 NBA Finals, according to sportsbooks monitored by OddsShark.com. The Warriors started off the rivalry by topping the Cavaliers 4-2 in the 2015 NBA Finals before Cleveland won its first-ever league title last year after overcoming a 3-1 deficit.
How/where are you celebrating your birthday and with whom? “Since I’m a long-time Washington Wizards season ticket holder and a fan, I’ve invited my Situation Room team to the Wizards-Hawks game tonight. We’re looking forward to a win.” How did you get your start in journalism? “After getting a master’s in International Relations from the Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies here in Washington, I got an entry-level job with the Reuters News Agency, and it was a life-changing experience. I will always be grateful to Reuters for the opportunity to learn about journalism. Even as a kid growing up in Buffalo, New York, I was always a news junkie and I still am. I feel blessed that
Wizards PG Brandon Jennings, who the Knicks waived on Feb. 27, discussed why he wasn't a fit and explained what went wrong with the team's offensive strategy during his time in New York.