Stories tagged: NBA finals
Tue., June 13, 2017, 10:21 p.m.
Stephen Curry tucked a celebratory cigar into his right sock for safekeeping as he handled all of his post-championship obligations.
UPDATED: Tue., June 13, 2017, 10:25 p.m.
Once he congratulated Kevin Durant and Stephen Curry, LeBron James left the floor following Game 5 and found Kyrie Irving waiting for him.
Mon., June 12, 2017, 11:22 p.m.
Stephen Curry, with his youngest daughter in his arms, ran onto the championship podium. Screaming into the sea of yellow, bouncing with joy.
UPDATED: Mon., June 12, 2017, 9:58 p.m.
Kevin Durant scored 39 points, Stephen Curry added 34 and the Golden State Warriors won their second NBA championship in three seasons with a 129-120 victory over the Cleveland Cavaliers …
Sun., June 11, 2017, 6:17 p.m.
OAKLAND, Calif. – Whether it’s his lightning-quick dribble, supreme confidence that doesn’t seem to waver or ability to score from almost anywhere on the court, Kyrie Irving seems to be …
UPDATED: Wed., June 7, 2017, 10:31 p.m.
Kevin Durant dropped a 3-pointer with 45.3 seconds left as the Golden State Warriors rallied for 118-113 win over the Cleveland Cavaliers in Game 3 of the NBA Finals. The …
Tue., June 6, 2017, 6:17 p.m.
LeBron James isn’t changing his game, Tyronn Lue isn’t changing his lineup. The Cavaliers aren’t slowing down.
UPDATED: Sun., June 4, 2017, 9:49 p.m.
Stephen Curry had a triple double with 33 points, 11 rebounds and 10 assists, Kevin Durant scored 33 and the Golden State Warriors took a 2-0 lead in the NBA …
Fri., June 2, 2017, 10:13 p.m.
Stephen Curry spoke up, just in case his Golden State Warriors needed another reminder from their MVP and leader. His message as the NBA Finals began: Be yourselves.
UPDATED: Tue., May 30, 2017, 7:15 p.m.
Imagine Kevin Durant as a skinny, timid teen being told to shoot by his middle school point guard who saw so much potential all those years ago.
Sun., May 28, 2017, 8:24 p.m.
There’s a four-headed, shot-making, scoreboard-breaking monster out West awaiting LeBron James and the Cavaliers.
Sat., May 27, 2017, 3:44 p.m.
They’re 12-0, have won by an average margin of 16 points and have faced accusations of being so good that, as it relates to the health of their sport, they’re …
Sat., June 18, 2016, 6:06 p.m.
Right near the start Saturday, LeBron James faced a question about whether his legacy might be riding on Game 7 of these NBA Finals. “No,” he said, straight-faced.
Fri., June 17, 2016, 8:04 p.m.
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 …
Thu., June 16, 2016, 11:09 p.m.
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 …
Wed., June 15, 2016, 8:09 p.m.
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.
Wed., June 15, 2016, 6:53 p.m.
Craig Sager, Turner Sports’ longtime NBA sideline reporter, will join ESPN’s broadcast team for Game 6 of the NBA Finals on Thursday night, the network announced Wednesday.
Mon., June 13, 2016, 10:32 p.m.
LeBron James, Kyrie Irving each score 41 as Cavs stave off elimination with 112-97 win over Warriors
LeBron James laughed at Klay Thompson’s comments this week about the NBA being a man’s league. Instead, he thought of a punishment far worse than anything he could say.
Sat., June 11, 2016, 6:34 p.m.
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.
Fri., June 10, 2016, 11:08 p.m.
LeBron James said Game 4 was another “do-or-die” scenario for the Cleveland Cavaliers.
Wed., June 8, 2016, 11:14 p.m.
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 …
Wed., June 8, 2016, 12:14 p.m.
Kevin Love can’t help the Cleveland Cavaliers climb back into the NBA Finals just yet.
Tue., June 7, 2016, 6:44 p.m.
Already underdogs, the Cavaliers may also be undermanned for Game 3 of the NBA Finals.
Fri., June 3, 2016, 10:44 p.m.
Shaun Livingston put up nearly 100 free throws at the end of Friday’s NBA Finals practice, and that is somewhere around his norm.
Fri., June 3, 2016, 4:42 p.m.
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. …
Thu., June 2, 2016, 11:11 p.m.
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.
Wed., June 1, 2016, 8:34 p.m.
All season long, MVP Stephen Curry, Klay Thompson and Draymond Green drew the attention and accolades.
Tue., May 31, 2016, 6:48 p.m.
Fresh charcoal gray NBA Finals cap on backward and wearing a wide grin, Stephen Curry summed up his wild, up-and-down postseason so far and reminded everybody he’s not close to …
Wed., June 17, 2015
CLEVELAND – As the final seconds ticked off and the Golden State Warriors began bouncing in celebration on their bench, Stephen Curry looked up and saw LeBron James coming at …
UPDATED: Tue., June 16, 2015, 10:36 p.m.
CLEVELAND — As the final seconds ticked off and the Golden State Warriors began bouncing in celebration on their bench, Stephen Curry looked up and saw LeBron James coming at …