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2017 NBA Finals Predictions: Warriors Or Cavs?

Enough with the 3-1 jokes, it's time to get serious. After trading championships the last two years, the Warriors and Cavs meet again in the Finals. Who will prevail? Our experts weigh in.
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After months of (pointless?) basketball, NBA fans have finally arrived at the last stop of the season: the Finals.

The buildup to the Warriors-Cavaliers trilogy has crescendoed for the last three years, leading to one of the most-anticipated championship clashes in sports history. On one side, you have the superteam Warriors, led by Stephen Curry and his newly-minted teammate Kevin Durant. On the other side, the reigning champion Cavaliers and LeBron James, who is making his seventh consecutive appearance in the NBA Finals. Golden State became the first NBA team in history to start the playoffs 12-0 this year after sweeping the first three rounds, while Cleveland suffered just one loss on its path back to the NBA's biggest stage. 

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So who has the edge going into this year's showdown? We paneled our NBA experts to ask that very question.

Without further ado, scroll down for our 2017 NBA Finals predictions.