The good was easy: Kevin Durant. "It really doesn't matter to me", James said.
The 13-0 Warriors are on a roll and matched a Finals low with only four turnovers, and if Klay Thompson finds his shooting touch at last it could be another tough day on defense for the Cavs.
I'm not counting LeBron out yet - after all, his teams have lost Game 1 of the NBA Finals six straight times, and they've come back to win three of the previous five series. "I just like who he is as a person, and throughout the course of the playoffs I've checked on him and we text and talk".
It's not Rihanna has not made her loyalties clear, tweeting an image of her gazing at a huge photo of James holding the National Basketball Association trophy in last year's victory celebration.
Attles played for the Warriors in some of the franchise's most memorable games, including Wilt Chamberlain's 100-point masterpiece in 1962.
Game 3 of the Finals is in Cleveland on Wednesday with the Cavaliers in a must-win situation.
"I'm just trying to play possession by possession", Thompson said.
Curry wore his emotions for everybody to see, willing the unblemished Warriors even when Cleveland went on a third-quarter run after that play.
There's not some secret formula Golden State employs to stifle the former fourth overall pick. They wore the black shirts while winning Game 7 of the NBA Finals past year, and will try the look again Sunday against Golden State.
"I was happy with my performance on (the other) side of the ball, being locked in defensively".
"We have a couple days here where we can get our legs underneath us".
Bogut checked into a game against Miami for his Cavs debut, collided with Heat rookie Okaro White, and broke his left leg. Season over.
The Warriors juggernaut matched the longest playoff win streak in National Basketball Association history at 13-0 and seized a 1-0 lead in the best-of-seven championship series with game two tomorrow at Oakland.
There was a lot of positive reaction to the news of Kerr's return.
It's highly unlikely those lanes will be so wide open again in Game 2, not with the volume of tape the Cavs have consumed in the past 48 hours, but there's no question the Cavaliers will have to do something different. They looked down on Cleveland, self-assured after their dizzying regular season, and by the time the Cavaliers roared back, they couldn't adjust their mentality.
"There's an old saying, 'You don't miss the water 'til the well runs dry, '" the 80-year-old Attles said after receiving the Chuck Daly Lifetime Achievement Award.