Warriors-Cavaliers Part IV will go at least 6 games says Bowen
Paul Lintag on May 31, 2018 07:12 PM
Former Spur Bruce Bowen, who is in the country to promote the NBA Finals, says that part IV of the Dubs-Cavs rivalry will be going at least six games.
The defending champions Golden State Warriors are the overwhelming favorites to start the 2018 NBA Finals against their rivals, the Cleveland Cavaliers. But as Game 1 is set to tip off on Thursday (Friday, PHL time) at the Oracle Arena, three-time champion Bruce Bowen says we shouldn't count out the squad from The Land.
The Cavs have LeBron James, after all.
Bowen, who is in the country to promote the NBA Finals, says that part IV of the Dubs-Cavs rivalry will go at least six games.
The top defensive stopper of the Spurs dynasty in the mid-2000s refused to name a winner though.
"I think we can see six or seven games in this," Bowen said.
According to Bowen, how the first two games go in Oakland will dictate these Finals.
Factor in the fact that Andre Iguodala is still questionable on the side of the Warriors, and the Cavs just might have a chance to steal a game or two on the road and make the series more competitive than most people predict right now.
"You never know how a series could take a turn; you have to be aware of that," Bowen said.
"They're going to have to be physical with Golden State. But if they [the Cavaliers] establish a physical style of play, I think they can have an opportunity to sneak in a game in Golden State. For Golden State, you have to drown out the noise and play your brand and that's ball movement and getting after it on defense," he added.
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