The backups shine in Golden State. Steph Curry and Klay Thompson couldn’t get going in game 1 of the NBA Finals, so they got out of the way. The Warriors bench outscored the Cleveland Cavaliers bench 45-10 and Golden State rolled to an easy 104-89 victory.
Legendary boxer Muhammad Ali is in the hospital Friday morning. Through a spokesperson, the family said Ali is getting treatment for a respiratory issue and have asked for privacy during this troubling time.
NBA Commissioner Adam Silver wants end Hack-a-Shaq. The strategy of purposely fouling bad free throw shooters in on the rise, but both fans and the networks hate it. Silver says there could be a compromise that would put a stop to the practice.