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Warriors limp to finish, hope home court helps in Game 7

The level of tension is growing rapidly for the Golden State Warriors. Someone gets suspended, someone gets hurt, someone gets ejected, and lots of someones make no effort to hide …


LeBron James, Cavaliers down Warriors to force Game 7

LeBron James scored 41 points, Kyrie Irving added 23 and the Cleveland Cavaliers sent the NBA Finals packing for California by beating the rattled Golden State Warriors 115-101 on Thursday …


LeBron James, Cavaliers pushing for 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 …


Draymond Green vows to be better for Warriors in Game 6

For all the criticism of Golden State’s Draymond Green and his penchant for committing flagrant fouls during these playoffs, Wednesday may have brought the harshest words yet.


Warriors remain confident of winning second straight 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.


Warriors look to close out Cavs without suspended Green

Steve Kerr could have used a little more notice on this one. A heads-up about Draymond Green’s suspension sure would have been preferable and far more convenient for his planning …


In the NBA Finals, the losses linger more than the wins

Falling just short after coming so far can be gut-wrenching, an experience that can haunt a player long after his days on the court are over.


Stephen Curry scores 38 points as Warriors move closer to another NBA title

LeBron James said Game 4 was another “do-or-die” scenario for the Cleveland Cavaliers.


LeBron James, Kyrie Irving power Cavs past Warriors in Game 2

LeBron James scored 32 points, Kyrie Irving added 30 and the Cleveland Cavaliers, pushed for 48 minutes by a delirious, championship-starved crowd, hammered the Golden State Warriors 120-90 in Game …


Cavs’ Kevin Love out for Game 3 of NBA Finals with concussion

Kevin Love can’t help the Cleveland Cavaliers climb back into the NBA Finals just yet.


Cavaliers may be without Love in Game 3

Already underdogs, the Cavaliers may also be undermanned for Game 3 of the NBA Finals.


Warriors whip Cavaliers 110-77 to take 2-0 NBA Finals lead

Draymond Green had 28 points with five 3-pointers, seven rebounds and five assists, while MVP Stephen Curry scored 18 points despite foul trouble, and Golden State thoroughly overwhelmed Cleveland 110-77 …


No strangers to adversity, Cavs have more of it in NBA Finals

LeBron James and the Cleveland Cavaliers know what’s being whispered – and sometimes shouted – at the NBA Finals. The Cavaliers play in the Eastern Conference, they say. They haven’t …


Shaun Livingston, close-knit band of backups bring best in Game 1

Shaun Livingston put up nearly 100 free throws at the end of Friday’s NBA Finals practice, and that is somewhere around his norm.


ABC scores with NBA Finals rating

Game 1 of the NBA Finals between Golden State and Cleveland was the most-watched and highest-rated opening game on ABC, with 19.2 million people tuning in for an 11.1 U.S. …


Warriors’ supporting cast leads Game 1 NBA Finals win over Cleveland

Stephen Curry’s “Strength In Numbers” supporting cast made all the timely shots and all the difference for the defending champions in Game 1 of the NBA Finals.


Andre Iguodala’s defense keys Warriors’ return to NBA Finals

All season long, MVP Stephen Curry, Klay Thompson and Draymond Green drew the attention and accolades.


NBA Finals rematch set as Warriors, Cavs to meet again

The Golden State Warriors’ historic season goes on, with just one team left to beat.


James scores 33, Cavaliers reach second straight NBA Finals

LeBron James scored 33 points, Kevin Love had 20 points and 12 rebounds, and the Cleveland Cavaliers advanced to their second straight NBA Finals by beating the Toronto Raptors 113-87 …


LeBron James says no Olympic commitment yet

LeBron James says he has not committed to play for the United States at the Olympics.


ESPN denies reporter fell asleep on live TV

Cleveland Cavaliers beat reporter Brian Windhorst looks like he nodded off during a live ESPN broadcast, but Windhorst implied in a tweet Tuesday that he was simply looking down at …


Couch Slouch: LeBron James demonstrates absurdity of Twitterverse

LeBron James unfollowed the Cleveland Cavaliers last week on Twitter, which apparently was the equivalent of the Pope skipping Easter Sunday Mass for a bingo tournament. There was a global …


Hilton Hotels apologizes to Cavaliers’ Kyrie Irving for bed bugs

Hilton Hotels apologized Tuesday after Cleveland Cavaliers guard Kyrie Irving said he was bitten by bed bugs during a weekend stay in downtown Oklahoma City.


New technology will virtually light up 3-point line

The 3-point line will virtually light up during Saturday prime-time NBA broadcasts on ABC this season.


Former Seattle SuperSonics player John Johnson dies at 68

John Johnson, a two-time All-Star forward with the Cleveland Cavaliers who helped the Seattle SuperSonics win the 1979 NBA title, has died. He was 68.


Warriors-Cavs draws nearly 11 million viewers on Christmas

The NBA Finals rematch between Golden State and Cleveland drew nearly 11 million viewers, making it the most-watched Christmas game in four years.


Warriors beat Cavaliers 89-83 in NBA Finals rematch

Even when all those long-range shots aren’t falling like usual, the defending-champion Golden State Warriors showed they are quite comfortable grinding out wins.


LeBron James, Cavaliers await Christmas rematch against Warriors

When LeBron James walks into Oracle Arena for the first time since Game 5 of last season’s NBA Finals, he knows it will trigger unpleasant thoughts about how his Cleveland …


LeBron James plows into crowd, wife of golfer Jason Day hurt

LeBron James crashed into a courtside seat, accidentally knocking over and injuring PGA champion Jason Day’s wife during the Cavaliers’ win over the Oklahoma City Thunder on Thursday night.


Cavaliers guard Iman Shumpert delivers fiancee’s baby

Cavaliers guard Iman Shumpert calmly delivered a baby girl when his fiancee unexpectedly went into labor.