NBA Finals Rematch

Allan Agesilas, Editorials Editor

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Stephen Curry and the Golden State Warriors have once again reached the finals in a stacked Western Conference. Over in the Eastern Conference Lebron is back in familiar territory going to his 8th straight final appearance.

The Warriors will host LeBron James and the Cleveland Cavaliers in Game 1 on Thursday night in the fourth straight match-up between the teams. The Warriors got the better of the Cavs in the 2015 and 2017 finals, while Cleveland won in 2016. Few would bet against the Warriors to retain their title, with the Cavaliers relying heavily on LeBron James to pose a challenge to Golden State.

Until these two franchises locked horns for the first time in 2015, NBA opponents have only butted heads in the consecutive Finals 12 times. Never have the same teams made it to three in a row.

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