Mike Brown and the Warriors briefly had to pretend they didn't know who they'd play in the NBA Finals. (Jacob C. Palmer/S.F. Examiner)

Warriors forced to play pretend while Cavs take care of business

OAKLAND — The Warriors held practice during the morning. So, they had to act like a rematch with the Cleveland Cavaliers wasn’t inevitable.

After all, the Eastern Conference Finals was still at 3-1 when players and coaches answered questions.

Mike Brown played confused when he was asked a question about preparing for the Cavs.

“I don’t know who we’re going to play yet,” he said, with a straight face and everything.

Right. Of course, coach.

Cleveland eventually beat the Celtics,135-102, later on Thursay.

Finally, the Warriors coaches can start preparing for their opponent. I’m sure the uncertainty was really weighing on them.

Quotable

A Warriors fan asked Klay Thompson to sign a toaster for him before the team went on their unbelievable 27-1 run of dominance.

That fan, Ronnie Reyes of Hayward, said he didn’t ask David West because the veteran forward was too intimidating.

When asked if he would’ve signed the toaster, West also shared the weirdest signature-seeker he’s encountered.

“The weirdest thing I’ve ever been asked to sign was the inside of a dude’s mouth,” West revealed. “He was planning on getting tattoos, and I’m like, ‘dude i’m not doing that.’

“The toaster, that’s weird. But, it wouldn’t be a big deal, I guess.”

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