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Here's today's Fear the Newsletter, where we will always try to set you up like Kyrie passing to LeBron off the glass.

TALK TO ME: The Cavs will do more prep today ahead of the Finals. Currently, no media availability is scheduled.

LEGEND HAS IT: On Sunday, LeBron explained why Lue is a good fit with the Cavs, and with him. On Monday, Kyrie talked Cavs-Warriors III and his matchup with Steph Curry.

ALL DUE RESPECT: It doesn't sound like Steve Kerr will be on the bench for Golden State in the Finals. Here's what Kyrie had to say about Mike Brown being on the bench. Kerr also agrees with Kevin Love in wondering why the Cavs are underdogs. Draymond says we won't appreciate Cavs-Warriors until it's gone. And SB Nation's Tim Cato explains how the Warriors got to this point.

JOB WELL DONE: The Cavs' defense is better - so will it hold up against the Warriors? The LeBron-KD rivalry hasn't happenned yet, but it might now.

Also: Subscribe to the Locked on Cavaliers podcast. Today's show looks at Cavs-Warriors III with Danny Leroux of Real GM, Locked on Warriors and more.

CROWN: SI's Rohan Nadkarni has seven questions that need to be answered in Cavs-Warriors. CBS' Matt Moore lists the strengths, weaknesses and myths of both Golden State and Cleveland. The WSJ's Jason Gay wonders if we are really just doubting LeBron again. The Ringer's Bryan Curtis on the late Frank Deford. And, lastly, Deford's profile of Bill Russell is worth revisiting today.

That's it for today. Drop any questions or concerns to christopherwmanning@gmail.com and we'll talk again tomorrow.

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