The Cavaliers had their first pre-Finals practice on Saturday in Cleveland.
After it, Kevin Love was asked about his Cavaliers flipping from massive favorites in the East to sudden underdogs against the Warriors, despite entering the series the healthy defending champs.
“The whole underdog thing is funny to me,” Love told reporters. “At the end of the day we are defending our title. We’re trying to repeat which is so hard to do. I think we will use it as fuel. We’ll use it as motivation, but as far as the idea of playing into it it’s tough for me to say that is the case. I don’t think we’re underdogs. I think we match up well with them and I think they’d say the same about us.”
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