The Cavaliers' LeBron James (23) defended by the Warriors' Kevin Durant (35) during the 2017 NBA Finals. The teams meet in a record fourth straight Finals beginning Thursday night.
The Cavaliers' LeBron James (23) defended by the Warriors' Kevin Durant (35) during the 2017 NBA Finals. The teams meet in a record fourth straight Finals beginning Thursday night. Tony Dejak AP
The Cavaliers' LeBron James (23) defended by the Warriors' Kevin Durant (35) during the 2017 NBA Finals. The teams meet in a record fourth straight Finals beginning Thursday night. Tony Dejak AP

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About Greg Cote

Greg Cote

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Greg Cote has been a Miami Herald sports columnist since 1995 and also writes the Random Evidence blog and NFL predictions along with his notorious sidekick the Upset Bird. He has covered Hurricanes football (1984-88), the Dolphins (1990-91) and major events including Super Bowls, NBA Finals, World Series, Stanley Cup, Olympics and World Cup.
Read Greg Cote's Random Evidence blog at http://blogs.herald.com/random_evidence/