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Jeff Goodman ESPN Insider 

Isaiah Thomas said that surgery is not the number one option right now. Said he has seen one specialist for his hip injury thus far, but team has sent the info to others. "We're waiting on the swelling to go down … Hopefully I don't have to have surgery, but I know that is an option."

ESPN Staff  

Dwyane Wade congratulated former teammate LeBron James on Friday afternoon. James' streak of seven straight NBA Finals appearances is the first of its kind since the 1960s Boston Celtics dynasty.

Chris Forsberg ESPN Staff Writer 

Al Horford: "I think that when you get a little taste of how fun it is to play in these types of [postseason] games and make it this far, I think that's even more motivation. I want to be a part of special teams and do special things."


Chris Forsberg ESPN Staff Writer 

Gerald Green on if he wants to return to Boston next season: "Of course I want to come back. Why wouldn't I? I don't like starting something I can't finish. … Me and IT are really close friends. I've gained a lot of close friends on the team. I got drafted here. Brad is a genius. A man I love playing, it's an honor to play for him. Why wouldn't I want to come back to this organization when we're that close in getting a ring?"


Marc Stein ESPN Senior Writer 

Get ready for the first NBA Finals with SEVEN current All-Stars since the 1983 Finals ... when the league only housed 23 teams ...

Ian Begley ESPN Staff Writer 

ESPN's Marc Stein reports that the Clippers take the threat of a Spurs free-agent pursuit of Chris Paul very seriously despite San Antonio's current lack of cap space. That could impact the Knicks: if Paul signs with SAS, it would likely diminish the Clippers' interest in pursuing a Carmelo Anthony trade.

Marc Stein ESPN Senior Writer 

The Clippers, I'm told, take the threat of a Spurs free-agent pursuit of Chris Paul very seriously despite SA's current lack of cap space.

ESPN Stats and Information  

With a 135-102 win over the Celtics in Game 5, the Cavaliers became the first team in NBA history to win two road games by 30 or more points in the same playoff series, according to the Elias Sports Bureau. The Cavs defeated the Celtics 130-86 in Game 2.

ESPN Stats and Information  

The Warriors (12-0) and Cavaliers (12-1) went a combined 24-1 on their way to the Finals. The two teams have a combined seven All-Stars this season between them.