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Warriors, Cavs prepare for winner-takes-all showdown

Jun 19, 2016

Warriors, Cavs prepare for winner-takes-all showdown

Stephen Curry knows that the record-setting 73 wins, awards and memorable moments that highlighted Golden State’s special season will only be footnotes if the Warriors can’t quickly find their missing game. The 3-pointers have stopped falling, the swagger has gone missing and the defense ...

Spotlight on Curry, LeBron ahead of Game 7

Jun 17, 2016

Spotlight on Curry, LeBron ahead of Game 7

It’s the two-time reigning Most Valuable Player who is trying to finish off a record-setting season with a second straight NBA title, against a two-time champion who is tantalizingly close to finally ending Cleveland’s 52-year title drought. Steph vs. LeBron. Warriors vs. Cavaliers. Game ...

Cavs force decisive Game 7

Jun 17, 2016

Cavs force decisive Game 7

From the edge of elimination to the brink of history. LeBron James and the Cleveland Cavaliers have pushed the NBA Finals to their limit. Game 7 is necessary. James scored 41 points, delivering another magnificent performance with no margin for error, Kyrie Irving added ...

LeBron focused on forcing Game 7

Jun 16, 2016

LeBron focused on forcing Game 7

LeBron James has watched “The Godfather” trilogy over and over during these playoffs. The Oscar-winning films about crime, family, honor — and revenge — soothe and motivate him. He can’t get enough. But while he’s not tired of the classic films, there’s a final ...

Warriors confident of winning second title

Jun 15, 2016

Warriors confident of winning second title

Stephen Curry sat on the bench and buried his head in his hand. Fellow Splash Brother Klay Thompson wrapped a towel around his face. This was misery for the Warriors and their fired-up fans, who made for the exits early during Monday’s 112-97 NBA ...

Irving, James help Cavaliers stay alive in NBA Finals

Jun 14, 2016

Irving, James help Cavaliers stay alive in NBA Finals

Booed every time he touched the ball, LeBron James cut through Golden State’s defense and made layups look easy, and dunks and 3-pointers so smooth. Kyrie Irving also completely had his way with the Warriors. King James and Irving thoroughly overpowered the defending champions ...

NBA suspends Warriors star Green for Game 5

Jun 13, 2016

NBA suspends Warriors star Green for Game 5

Through all of the criticism and accusations of dirty play, Draymond Green vowed to keep pushing as hard as he possibly could to help deliver another championship to Golden State. That win-at-all-costs mentality has suddenly opened the door for LeBron James and the Cleveland ...

Jun 11, 2016

Westbrook, Harden to skip Rio Games

Oklahoma City Thunder guard Russell Westbrook and Houston Rockets guard James Harden confirmed Friday they have joined the growing list of NBA stars who are backing out on playing for the two-time defending champion U.S. team at the Rio Olympics. Harden, this season’s second-leading ...

Splash Brothers dunk Cavaliers

Jun 11, 2016

Splash Brothers dunk Cavaliers

Stephen Curry got back to dropping deep shots, chomping on that mouthpiece and even barking at LeBron James. Not himself through the first three games of the NBA Finals, Curry arrived in Game 4 — just in time — and pushed the Golden State ...