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TV Takes Over NBA Playoffs And That Means Fix Might Be In
NBA Enters Professional Wrestling Mode As TV Networks Attempt To Get Warriors, Cavaliers Into Championship Round
With $24 Billion Contract In Play, ABC Will Do Everything Possible To See Thunder, Raptors Get Knocked Out In Championship Round
How About The Fix That Knocked Out Kings In 2002 And Put High Profile Lakers In Title Round?
By Kelso SturgeonPermanent residents of the sports betting world trust no one, believe no one and know for a fact the higher powers that rule sports have been rendered have no conscience and are absolutely amoral because of television money. If a little move here or there can please the TV networks, let's do what it takes to make them happy.Reality: a nine-year $24 billion contract, worth $2.6 billion to the NBA this season, rules the day. This means there will again be behind-the-scenes maneuvering to get the public's favorite team, the Golden State Warriors, and the popular LeBron James-led Cleveland Cavaliers to the championship round, which would insure the biggest TV audience in history.
Raptors Even Up Series vs. Cavaliers
LeBron, Love power Cavaliers to 116-78 romp over Raptors
CLEVELAND (AP) LeBron James scored 23 points then sat the fourth quarter, Kevin Love scored 25, and Cleveland unleashed tenacious defense on Toronto to regain control of the Eastern Conference finals with a 116-78 rout of the Raptors in Game 5 on Wednesday night.
LEADING OFF: Harper slumping, Fernandez rolling in NL East
A look at what's happening all around the majors today: