NBA Finals Get Underway Thursday


Published on May 30 2018 6:29 am
Last Updated on May 30 2018 6:30 am

The NBA Finals get underway Thursday and oddsmakers have made Golden State the overwhelming favorite.

The Warriors are 12-point favorites to win Game 1, which is the largest spread in a Finals game since 1991. All-Star forward Kevin Love remains in concussion protocol and his Game 1 status is in question.


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Tuesday, May 29

No game scheduled


Wednesday, May 30

No game scheduled


Thursday, May 31 Schedule (Time Central)

Cleveland at Golden State, 8 p.m.