Is this like the doctor's appointment made long ago that you couldn't avoid or the final chapter in a great book you don't want to put down? Either way, Cavs-Warriors III -- to no one's surprise -- has arrived. Ten thoughts as we ponder whether the inevitable battle can produce the great series that NBA fans deserve after suffering through three rounds of less than memorable playoffs. 1. Do Mavericks fans still feel disdain for LeBron James dating to the finals six years ago? Does Kevin Durant's flagrant foul of Justin Anderson in last year's first-round series create any local animosity? Better questions: Anyone still remember those finals? Anyone remember Anderson? My guess is that there is
Back in 2005, the Atlanta Hawks had the second overall pick and were looking for a star to take them into the future. There were a few on the board, but they chose forward Marvin Williams instead. Williams has averaged 10.5 points with 5.2 rebounds over the course of his career, which is not exactly the kind of production you’d expect from the second pick in the draft.