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Likely Cavaliers-Warriors Finals Only Chance To Redeem Lackluster NBA Postseason

Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 05 / 22 / 17

The Warriors and Cavaliers remain on a "collision course for perhaps the most anticipated NBA Finals" since the Celtics-Lakers clashes in the '80s, but this modern-day rivalry is causing the NBA to "turn itself into college basketball: a one-month sport," according to Adrian Wojnarowski of THE VERTI...

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