3 takeaways from Game 3 vs. Warriors

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It may have felt a bit too close to call up until the final minutes, but, in the end, the Golden State Warriors continued with tradition last night and defeated the Cleveland Cavaliers in OH to now lead the 2018 NBA Finals 3-0.

Draymond Green discussed his future on Thursday at a NBA Finals media availability if LeBron James signs with the Warriors.

"The margin of error is very low", James said.

While this report is in the news today, there is no question that James' mind is much more focused on beating the Warriors tonight in Game 3 of the finals than on potentially joining them this summer. "I mean, it's nearly like playing the Patriots".

The Warriors forward had kept walking as fans shouted his name and told him, "You suck", but when one brought up the University of Texas - where Durant was the national player of the year in 2006-07 - he turned around and took a few steps back while staring down the heckler. "You can't have miscommunication, you can't have flaws, you can't have 'My fault's or 'My bad's or things like that because they're going to make you pay".

Simona Halep sweeps aside Garbine Muguruza to reach French Open final
Keys will have to be patient in this semi-final, and only pull the trigger when she's ready to finish off the point. She also was coming off a lopsided victory in the quarterfinals a day earlier, overwhelming Sharapova 6-2, 6-1.

But - even with a strong performance from Rodney Hood off the bench - the Cavaliers couldn't capitalize.

The Patriots won three Super Bowls in four years between 2001 and 2004 and have since added two more in 2014 and 2016.

It is not just the playoffs that has seen both teams shine either.

Bryant, a five-time National Basketball Association champion, responded to the growing belief that James had been short-changed in playing on a roster comprised of underwhelming talent in an interview with the New York Times this week.

But the changes failed to bolster the Cavs' title aspirations with the franchise now trailing 3-0 to defending champions Golden State in the Finals. The latest report involves the team that the world's greatest basketball player is now trying to defeat in the 2018 NBA Finals.

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