The Daily Outkick: Monday, June 3, 2019

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The Warriors Ride The Lightning To An NBA Finals Split (The Ringer) The champs had to grind their way through multiple injuries—including one that puts Klay Thompson’s status in doubt—to earn a series-tying win in Game 2.

Google And Amazon Are At The Center Of A Storm Brewing Over Big Tech (New York Times) If the agencies pursue cases, Google and Amazon will almost certainly face reams of bad publicity, rising consumer distrust and falling employee morale.

The New Heavyweight Champion With An Imperfect Body (Wall Street Journal) Andy Ruiz Jr. eats candy bars before his fights and was taunted about his weight. He answered with a shocking knockout win over Anthony Joshua.

The Dangers Of Over-hyping 5G (Axios) Unrealistic expectations for 5G could lead to big disappointments.

The Bruins’ Potent Depth Is Giving The Blues Fits, And The Stanley Cup Finals Are Tilting Boston’s Way (Washington Post) The series continues tonight with Game 4  in St. Louis.

Divide and Conquer. Apple’s Possible New Strategy Around Rumors Of An iTunes Closure (Forbes) According to a piece in the UK, Guardian, Apple is expected to close down iTunes after 18 years.

Kevin Durant, Klay Thompson Roast Drake In Tunnel After Game 2: ‘You Weren’t Talking Tonight!’ (FTW) Durant, of course, didn’t play with his calf injury and Thompson injured his hamstring early in the fourth quarter Sunday night and didn’t return to the game.

It’s 2 Primaries Now: Biden And Everyone Else (Politico) The former veep is running against himself. The rest of the field is trying to get within striking distance.

Rob Gronkowski Talks About Retirement, Addresses Comeback Speculation (Yahoo! Sports) While Gronkowski doesn’t seem keen on the idea of playing again right now, the allure will be strong.

‘Godzilla: King Of The Monsters’: Inside A Fading Franchise (Variety) Mediocre reviews and a lackluster B+ CinemaScore suggest “Godzilla: King of the Monsters” might not be able to survive long during an especially competitive summer season.

If Zion Williamson Joins Team USA For September’s FIBA World Cup, That Tournament Might Get A Big U.S. Ratings Boost (Awful Announcing) Of course, there is no indication that Williamson is actually interested at this point in time.