It almost didn’t happen, but the NBA Finals rematch we’ve been waiting for begins tonight. SI.com’s experts made their predictions, but did more than just pick a winner. Extra Mustard has two Finals-themed quizzes—one to tell you whom you should root for and another to see if you’re more like Steph Curry or LeBron James. Ben Golliver has an in-depth comparison of Steph and LeBron, if that’s more your style.
Somebody Watched The Matrix Too Many Times
Billionaire Elon Musk just said one of the craziest things I’ve ever heard: Life is just part of a more advanced society’s video game. Hmmmmmmmm.
Get Well Soon, The Greatest
A spokesman for Muhammad Ali says he’s been hospitalized with a “respiratory issue” and is in fair condition.
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Who Knew Airlines Had a Dress Code?
A woman flying Jet Blue wasn’t allowed to board her flight until she put on some longer shorts.
Rugby Players are the Best
No one in sports has more fun than rugby players, like this guy telling a reporter the game was like losing his virginity.
Are There No Good Barbers in Ireland?
Odds & Ends
Dirk Nowitzki enlisted Rougned Odor to help recreate Odor’s punch of Jose Bautista. ... This 6-year-old boy wants to be a cop, so he called 911 after his dad ran a red light. ... Wait, Pusha T wrote the “I’m Lovin’ It” McDonald’s jingle? ... A hawk keeps attacking people on the campus of St. John’s University. ... The Knicks are trolling their fans by selling draft hats. ... A woman in North Carolina bought a freezer from her neighbor and found a human body inside ... Gallery: The Day in Sports (June 2), featuring Game 1 of the NBA Finals.
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