Not all of them are complimentary.
Thompson has had several big games so far this playoffs, and while he finished Thursday night's game with just two points and five rebounds, he definitely offered a level of physicality and attitude that helped the Cavs very almost win Game 1 and steal home-court advantage in the series.
The Cavaliers and Warriors meet for Game Two of the best-of-seven series in Oakland on Sunday.
The Cavaliers are going to need more from their backcourt. George Hill went up, he made the first one. The quartet was a combined 8-for-28 from the floor.
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"It was definitely a tough one", said Love, who averaged 24.0 points and 12.5 boards in two regular season meetings with Golden State. If there was no shot clock on, we are going to dribble the shot clock out.
The Warriors, not shockingly, thought the referees got it right. "That last play is over, it's behind us, and now we've got to move on". "He thought we were up one", Lue said.
One lapse in rebounding almost cost the Warriors the game. The Cavs held Boston under 100 points in four of the final five games of the East finals.
The Wine & Gold's mettle was tested the next year, falling behind 3-1 before doing the unthinkable - dropping Golden State in three straight to bring Cleveland its first title in over half-a-decade. Durant has been even better in the NBA Finals, with his 32.9 points per game ranking last year's finals MVP behind only Rick Barry (36.3) and Jordan (33.6) among players who have appeared in at least 10 games.
From there, the Warriors used that momentum in overtime, kicking off with a 7-0 run. LeBron was open for a second, and it just happened too fast.
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The Cavs, meanwhile, must try to keep their rebounding edge, which was 53-38 in the opener, the difference coming from a 19-4 advantage in offensive rebounds.
Warriors players say veteran big man Kendrick Perkins, who was inactive, was the most fired-up Cavalier.
"Larry Nance's activity around the rim was great", praised Tyronn Lue on Friday's conference call. "If he had tried to put a layup up, I thought I had a good chance to contest it".
"We watched a lot of film on (Golden State) throughout the Playoffs and specifically, in their last series and saw that P.J. Tucker and Clint Capela really hit the offensive glass and created a lot of opportunities for their team", observed Nance following Thursday's loss.
But, of course, Twitter took it to the next level with an explosion of equally imaginative and hilarious memes mocking Smith's obliviousness. "And hopefully we can exploit that".
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