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NBA Finals 2017: Game 4 conspiracy theory makes no sense

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There was confusion abound in the third quarter when officials took a technical foul away from Green, and after this explanation, there might be even more. "The table informed us that it was his second technical foul", Callahan told the NBA's pool reporter after the game. He said he knew all along the first tech wasn't on him. Read More »

Ty Lue does not see 'big gap' between Cavs and Warriors

Barnes, who was drafted in 2002 by the Memphis Grizzles, played for the Los Angeles Clippers, Sacramento Kings, New York Knicks, Philadelphia 76ers, Phoenix Suns, Orlando Magic, and Los Angeles Lakers, averaged 6.0 points, 3.9 rebounds and 2.1 assists in his last 10 games in Golden State . Read More »

Profile of the National Basketball Association champion Golden State Warriors

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Following the game, Durant paid tribute to Cavaliers' LeBron James, who scored a game-high 41 points. Coming off a Game 4 loss in which the Warriors gave up 49 first-quarter points, 86 first-half points and 24 made three-pointers by the Cavaliers, all NBA Finals records, coach Steve Kerr was looking for a much-improved defensive effort from the outset of Game 5. Read More »

NBA Champs! Warriors defeat Cavaliers in Game 5 to win title

And though the Cavaliers crawled and James played unbelievably, they were helpless to Durant's lethal efficiency in the game's biggest moments, impossible to contain amidst the other stars the Warriors already had. "I left everything I had out on the floor every single game for five games in this Finals, and you come up short". Game 4, apart from being utter insanity, was a dominant performance from Cleveland, and the team showed they can be just as unstoppable as the Warriors at their best. Read More »

Down the Front Stretch, Tapwrit Wins 2017 Belmont Stakes

The race's field this year lacked any star power, with the Derby victor, Always Dreaming, skipping the race after a disappointing run in the Preakness. This was the second straight year and the 10th time in the past 19 years that the Belmont victor skipped the Preakness after running in the Kentucky Derby. Read More »

Refs take responsibility for technical foul confusion

But the situation was clarified soon after, as the apparent technical on Green in the first quarter was actually called on Golden State coach Steve Kerr, but the scorer's table thought it was on Green. A courtside fan also was relocated after yelling at Golden State's bench. James , Kyrie Irving and Kevin Love know they aren't out of this yet - after all, they came back from a daunting deficit a year ago on the way to the city's first major team sports title in 52 years. Read More »

Durant powers Warriors over Cavaliers to win title

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Durant capped his spectacular first season with the Warriors by bringing home that coveted National Basketball Association championship he joined Golden State last July so determined to get, scoring 39 points in a fast-and-furious, Finals-clinching 129-120 victory over LeBron James and the Cleveland Cavaliers in Game 5 on Monday night. Read More »

Draymond Green ejected, then referees switch call in freakish NBA Finals moment

James , who in 2012 with Miami beat the Thunder in Durant's only other Finals, wound up with 41 points, 13 rebounds and eight assists . Cavaliers star Kyrie Irving even went to the line and drained the technical free throw. The X factor was Kevin Durant , who won the first championship of his illustrious career and was crowned Finals MVP, recording more than 30 points in each game of the series. Read More »

Former Michigan State forward Draymond Green wins second NBA championship

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The Warriors won the title in 2015 in six games, while the Cavaliers dramatically won in 2016 in seven, becoming the first team in National Basketball Association history to win a series trailing 3-1. The Cavs offense stagnated during that stretch as Cleveland missed 9 of 11 shots from the field, turned the ball over three times and had two missed free throws from Kevin Love . Read More »

Hart backed by Southgate

Nevertheless, the scheduling of this game in the middle of June, at the tail end of a long season, removes much of the spice from a heavyweight friendly encounter. "When I was a senior and played Brazil it was my first experience playing against them". "Like in all positions, we want competition for places". Read More »

New Sunderland boss could be announced in just days

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The Black Cats are on the lookout for a new manager after David Moyes elected to resign shortly after the culmination of last season, where Sunderland suffered relegation into the Sky Bet Championship . A number of names have been mentioned to take over at the Stadium of Light, with Wearside legend Kevin Philips thought to be in the frame. After getting St Johnstone promoted, he joined Bristol City in 2011 and saved them relegation, but was then sacked in January 2013 when the club ... Read More »

Former Michigan State forward Draymond Green wins second National Basketball Association championship

After averaging a triple-double over the five games, James knew there was little more he or his teammates could have done to beat a Golden State Warriors team that proved too talented this year with the addition of Finals MVP Durant. On the other side of the ledger, James spent much of Game 5 as the only real threat for the Cavs, particularly with his wingman Kyrie Irving spending much of the night hobbled with back pain that seemed to make just running a chore. Read More »

Golden State Warriors turn down traditional champion meeting with U.S. president

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According to multiple reports, the Warriors have unanimously chose to skip any White House visit. The Golden State Warriors beat the Cleveland Cavilers in just five games and the entire team is the real MVP as reports have surfaced that the 2017 National Basketball Association champs won't be making the customary trip to the White House because the president is a xenophobic, racist dirtbag. Read More »

Warriors beat Cavaliers 129-120 to win National Basketball Association title

The move from Oklahoma City to Golden State was a highly criticized decision for Durant, but it clearly paid off. Durant becomes just the third player since 1969 to win Finals MVP in their first season with a team. After scoring 49 points in the first quarter of Game 4, the Cavs are out to a 22-18 lead midway through the first quarter Monday night. A dominant, and tense, second quarter has the Golden State Warriors smelling a title. Read More »

Warriors defeat Cavaliers to win 2017 National Basketball Association championship

Durant shot 14 for 20 and Curry - the two-time reigning MVP who took a backseat as the new big star got acclimated - finished off a brilliant postseason. The Warriors, who were playing a Game 5 for the first time in the postseason, shot 51.1 percent from the field and 36.8 percent on 3-pointers. Steph Curry scored 34 points with 10 assists, while draining 12 of 15 from the free-throw line. Read More »

Champions Trophy: Pakistan Beat Sri Lanka By 3 Wkts, Qualify For Semis

Interestingly, on the same ground past year saw Pakistan chase down a target of 303 against England in a four-wicket win that prevented a 5-0 ODI series whitewash. Shoaib Malik (11) and Imad Wasim (4) also coudn't last long and perished in consecutive overs as Pakistan slumped to 137-6 in 25.4 overs. The on-field umpires did not have a clear view of the catch and were prompted by Sarfraz to review the catch to the third umpire . Read More »

Murray finds his magic in win over Del Potro

Losing that set on a disputed line call cut the 28-year-old del Potro deep. What is Murray's record against Del Potro? Murray saved four set points to win a titanic opener lasting 84 minutes and was in control thereafter in a 7-6 (8), 7-5, 6-0 victory. Read More »

Golden State Warriors win the NBA Finals

There was more than a touch of pay-back Monday night. Cavaliers coach Tyronn Lue lamented a game-ending 11-0 Golden State run to win game three. "Although people did expect us to win, people don't realize how hard it is to go out there and do it", Thompson said . Read More »

Warriors beat Cavaliers 129-120 to win NBA title

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LeBron James led the Cavaliers with 41 points, 13 rebounds and eight assists but it proved in vain as the home team came out on top. Irving scored 26 points and was 7-of-7 from the line. James led the way, connecting on five of his first six shots. Q: Can you find much solace in getting to The Finals three years in a row? With the addition of Durant, the Warriors found enough ammunition to hold off James. Read More »

Warriors defeat Cavaliers to win 2017 NBA championship

James had a spectacular series, averaging 33.6 points, 12 rebounds, and 10 assists but it wasn't enough. There were talks of a lack of parity, whether a super team in Golden State would render the rest of the league meaningless for the foreseeable future, but zoom out and take a long view of this Warriors franchise, and it's been one of the most dramatic three-year runs in league history. Read More »

NBA Finals 2017: Kevin Durant, mother Wanda celebrate after Warriors clinch title

At home. They collapsed on offense and defense when it mattered the most. "We were able to get them past year, and they went out and got one of the best players that this league has ever seen, so they did a good job of - a great job, their front office and their players, by doing that recruiting, the things that they did in the summertime, and obviously it paid dividends", James said. Read More »