Monday January 18th, 2016

On Monday, the reigning NBA champion Golden State Warriors will return to Cleveland for a Finals rematch against the Cavaliers, and Stephen Curry is looking forward to setting foot in the same visiting locker room where his team celebrated its first NBA title in 40 years.

“Obviously, walking in the locker room, it’ll be good memories,” Curry said on Sunday. “Hopefully, it still smells a little bit like champagne.”

The Warriors, who won 36 of their first 38 games, have lost two of three. Their most recent defeat came in Detroit on Saturday, where they shot just 36.2% and fell 113–95 to the Pistons. Cleveland, meanwhile has won nine of its last 10.

JENKINS: Golden Hours: Inside the Warriors’ NBA Finals celebration

Golden State and Cleveland will tip at 8 p.m. ET on Monday at Quicken Loans Arena.

- Kenny Ducey

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