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Harrison Barnes #40 and Klay Thompson #11 of the Golden State Warriors try to stop LeBron James #23 of the Cleveland Cavaliers during the second half at Quicken Loans Arena on February 26, 2015 in Cleveland, Ohio. The Cavaliers defeated the Warriors 110-99. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this photograph, User is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. (Photo by Jason Miller/Getty Images)

Warriors Hope Versatility, Depth Enough To Stop LeBron James

Defending four-time NBA MVP LeBron James is a challenge the Warriors think they’re as well equipped as anybody to face.

06/02/2015

Anderson Varejao #17 and J.R. Smith #5 of the Cleveland Cavaliers celebrate on the bench against the Atlanta Hawks in Game Four of the Eastern Conference Finals during the 2015 NBA Playoffs on May 26, 2015 in Cleveland,Ohio. (Photo by David Dow/NBAE via Getty Images)

5 Cavs Players Not Named LeBron James That Warriors Fans Should Worry About

This NBA Finals series has been billed as LeBron James Vs. Stephen Curry, but the league’s most popular players might not be the ones who decide which team will hoist the Larry O’Brien trophy later this month. Warriors fans know about Harrison Barnes, Leandro Barbosa, Festus Ezeli and the other Warriors capable of stepping up an carrying the team when Curry, Klay Thompson and Draymond Green are off. But who, other than King James, can the Cavs count on to hit the clutch shot? Here are five names you need to know.

06/02/2015

LeBron James #23 and Kyrie Irving #2 of the Cleveland Cavaliers look on in the third quarter against the Atlanta Hawks during Game Four of the Eastern Conference Finals of the 2015 NBA Playoffs at Quicken Loans Arena on May 26, 2015 in Cleveland. (Gregory Shamus/Getty Images)

Cavaliers Advance To NBA Finals, To Face Winner Of Warriors / Rockets Series

LeBron James scored 23 points, Kyrie Irving returned after missing two games and the Cleveland Cavaliers reserved a spot in the NBA Finals with a 118-88 victory over the Atlanta Hawks on Tuesday night to win the Eastern Conference title.

05/26/2015

ATLANTA, GA - MAY 20: LeBron James #23 of the Cleveland Cavaliers reacts in the final minutes of their 97 to 89 win over the Atlanta Hawks during Game One of the Eastern Conference Finals of the 2015 NBA Playoffs at Philips Arena on May 20, 2015 in Atlanta, Georgia. (credit: Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)

Will A NBA Title Change The LeBron James – Michael Jordan Comparisons?

Michael Jordan, his eminence, excellence, and the exemplar of modern basketball, is the unquestioned king. But can King James leave the game with just one more jewel in his crown?

05/22/2015

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Top 5 Wildest Sports Callers Of The Week: May 11th-May 15th

The Top 5 Sports Callers of the week is a weekly installment from CBS Local Sports that will bring you the wildest callers from across the nation.

05/15/2015

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Michael Jordan Could Still Beat LeBron James?

A new poll says that 34% of NBA fans think MJ could beat Lebron right now in one-on-one.

05/15/2015

Michael Jordan #23 of the Chicago Bulls. (Brian Drake/NBAE via Getty Images)

5 Best NBA Playoff Game-Winning Buzzer Beaters

Who can ever forget “The Shot” by Michael Jordan over Craig Ehlo. That and four other amazing NBA Playoff game-winners.

05/13/2015

Stephen Curry #30 of the Western Conference handles the ball against LeBron James #23 of the Eastern Conference during the 64th NBA All-Star Game presented by Kia as part of the 2015 All-Star Weekend at Madison Square Garden on February 15, 2015 in New York, New York. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and/or using this photograph, user is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. Mandatory Copyright Notice: Copyright 2015 NBAE (Joe Murphy/NBAE via Getty Images)

LeBron, Cavs Overtake Warriors As Favorites For NBA Title

Despite the best record in the league and highest win total in franchise history, the Golden State Warriors could get to play the role of underdog if they reach the NBA Finals.

04/15/2015

MIAMI, FL - MAY 30: LeBron James #6 of the Miami Heat looks on against the Indiana Pacers during Game Six of the Eastern Conference Finals of the 2014 NBA Playoffs at American Airlines Arena on May 30, 2014 in Miami, Florida.

Vegas Oddsmakers Say LeBron James Has Retaken MVP Lead From Stephen Curry

For much of the last three months, Golden State Warriors guard Stephen Curry has been the betting favorite to take home the NBA MVP title. But after a 42 point outburst by LeBron James against the Dubs Thursday night, it appears King James may defend his throne.

02/27/2015

Stephen Curry #30 of the Western Conference handles the ball against LeBron James #23 of the Eastern Conference during the 64th NBA All-Star Game presented by Kia as part of the 2015 All-Star Weekend at Madison Square Garden on February 15, 2015 in New York, New York. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and/or using this photograph, user is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. Mandatory Copyright Notice: Copyright 2015 NBAE (Joe Murphy/NBAE via Getty Images)

Championship Favorites Meet As Warriors Visit LeBron’s Kingdom

While Stephen Curry and the league-leading Golden State Warriors easily handled the LeBron James-less Cleveland Cavaliers last month, Thursday night’s showdown should provide a much better indication of how these heavyweights stack up.

02/26/2015

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