The Warriors had a Net Rating of +11.6 during the regular season compared to +3.3 for the Cavaliers, a difference of 8.3.
If only 78 games are played, it will be the shortest playoffs of the era, while 81 games would be tied for second shortest.
LeBron James was asked if he's facing a particular challenge defending the Cavaliers' title against the Warriors.
The Warriors' pick and roll combo of Stephen Curry and Kevin Durant have perhaps more potential than any other duo in the NBA.
Isaiah Thomas aggravated a right hip injury during Friday's loss to the Cavaliers.
Isaiah Thomas has been dealing with a right hip strain since Game 6 of the second round.
Zaza Pachulia suffered the injury in Game 2 and was limited to seven minutes.
The Spurs held out Kawhi Leonard from Game 2 due to an aggravated ankle injury.
Gregg Popovich likened Zaza Pachulia's play to manslaughter where intent doesn't matter.
Steve Kerr addressed the Warriors wearing a team sweatshirt and imploring his players to generate tempo by focusing on defensive stops.