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NBA Finals matchup a series of déjà-vu

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>> Two of the NBA's biggest personalities facing off in a highly anticipated rematch of last year's NBA finals. I'm Reuters correspondent Rory Carroll in San Francisco and just across the bay from me on Thursday the Golden State Warriors will play host to the Cleveland Cavaliers in the 2016 NBA finals.
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A rematch of last year, but with a new twist. The Cleveland Cavaliers are not just gonna have LeBron James this time around, he'll have help from Kyrie Irving and sharpshooting Kevin Love, two players that missed most of last year's finals due to injury. The Golden State Warriors, meanwhile, are coming in with all the momentum.
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Of 73 wins season followed by a comeback against the Oklahoma City Thunder. Television executives and the NBA are thrilled to have this match up. Monday night's game between the Oklahoma City Thunder and the Golden State Warriors was the most watched basketball game in NBA history. These finals are set to draw up to 20 million viewers which would make them the most watched finals in NBA history.
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Vegas odds makers right now, say the Golden State Warriors are gonna win this series like they did last year. Anticipation is high. As this series could be a classic, bringing the two global super stars in Lebron James and Steph Curry, two very different players with very different styles, all after one goal