NBA Finals MVP Iguodala enjoyed first visit to Japan

Aug 28, 2015

NBA Finals MVP Iguodala enjoyed first visit to Japan

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An unexpected hero in June’s NBA Finals, Golden State Warriors swingman Andre Iguodala made his first visit to Japan with both the Larry O’Brien Championship Trophy and his Finals MVP Trophy in tow on the NBA Clutch Time Trophy Tour earlier this week. “It’s ...

Oakland fetes champ Warriors

Jun 20, 2015

Oakland fetes champ Warriors

The streets of Oakland were awash in yellow and blue as hundreds of thousands of fans watched and cheered the Golden State Warriors victory parade, which has been 40 years in the making. In a rare moment of glory, Oakland — a city that ...

Deep, versatile Warriors show how to build champion

Jun 17, 2015

Deep, versatile Warriors show how to build champion

Andre Iguodala was more than just a key player on a team that beat LeBron James and Cleveland. Turns out he used to beat up on Stephen Curry and Klay Thompson. “We beat the first unit more times than they beat us, and I ...

Warriors down Cavs in Game 6 to claim NBA title

Jun 17, 2015

Warriors down Cavs in Game 6 to claim NBA title

As the final seconds ticked off and the Warriors began bouncing in celebration on their bench, Stephen Curry looked up and saw LeBron James coming at him. James could do nothing more. He extended a conceding hand and congratulations. Moments later, Curry was hoisting ...

Curry, Warriors overcome LeBron to move to brink of NBA title

Jun 15, 2015

Curry, Warriors overcome LeBron to move to brink of NBA title

Stephen Curry came off a screen, dribbled behind his back and crossed over Matthew Dellavedova. He stepped back and swished a 3-pointer, then pounded his chest and pointed to the roof, seemingly controlling the sellout crowd of 19,596 on his fingertips. One more win ...

Warriors at peace heading into Game 5

Jun 14, 2015

Warriors at peace heading into Game 5

The media crush that descended upon the Golden State Warriors’ practice facility Saturday forced Stephen Curry to shoot on the far court, where a billboard that honors the 1974-75 championship team hangs on the wall. As if Curry and the Warriors needed a reminder, ...

LeBron says bench needs action

Jun 13, 2015

LeBron says bench needs action

LeBron James says the weary Cleveland Cavaliers could use more playing time for reserves who have seldom seen playoff action now that the NBA Finals are at a crucial stage. The best-of-seven series against Golden State is level at 2-2 with Game 5 on ...

Warriors shut down LeBron, rout Cavaliers to even series

Jun 12, 2015

Warriors shut down LeBron, rout Cavaliers to even series

Golden State held LeBron James scoreless in the fourth quarter and pulled away for a 103-82 win at Cleveland on Thursday to tie the NBA Finals at 2-2. Andre Iguodala scored 22 points in a surprise start, league MVP Stephen Curry also had 22, ...

Cavs guard Dellavedova out of hospital, ready for Game 4

Jun 11, 2015

Cavs guard Dellavedova out of hospital, ready for Game 4

Matthew Dellavedova walked into the interview room double-fisted — with two cups of water. After being hospitalized with dehydration after exhausting himself during Game 3 of the NBA Finals, the hustling guard was upright — a good sign for the Cavaliers. Dellavedova was released ...

Cavs survive Warriors rally to win Game 3

Jun 10, 2015

Cavs survive Warriors rally to win Game 3

LeBron James is doing more than ever. With the Cavaliers missing two All-Stars, he has no choice. “I’m so outside the box right now,” he said. And two wins from a championship — one like no other. Pushed by a crowd howling to see ...

LeBron, Cavaliers try to recover after epic Game 2 victory

Jun 9, 2015

LeBron, Cavaliers try to recover after epic Game 2 victory

Once LeBron James tied up the NBA Finals with another one of his virtuoso postseason performances, his legs were in knots. He needed ice, treatment and rest. He wasn’t the only one. After a pair of entertaining, exhausting, drama-filled overtime games at Golden State, ...

LeBron carries Cavaliers past Warriors in Game 2

Jun 8, 2015

LeBron carries Cavaliers past Warriors in Game 2

The Big Three has faded. The Terrific Two is gone. And the Cleveland Cavaliers are still heading home with the NBA Finals knotted up at a game apiece. All thanks to the Chosen One. LeBron James turned in a triple-double to remember, Matthew Dellavedova ...