The NBA began the process of selecting one player as Most Valuable Player of the Finals in 1969. The first recipient, Lakers guard Jerry West, won the award but lost the title.
By BRIAN MAHONEY
OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) -- The Golden State Warriors are a win away from ending one long championship drought and extending another.
CLEVELAND (AP) -- No panic, no playing around. Just California cool.
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News and notes from around the NBA including Stephen Curry's struggles against Matthew Dellavedova, LeBron James's great and weird stat line, plus another Kevin Durant-Miami note...