Green says LeBron is great, but Durant is 'a created player'

With the Cleveland Cavaliers no doubt experiencing numerous same emotions they had felt a year ago as they found themselves trailing the Golden State Warriors 2-0 in the NBA Finals , the quest towards figuring out how to defeat the 2017 edition of the Warriors continues. [Full Article...]

NBA Finals in Las Vegas: Game 3 betting odds, picks and preview

The Golden State Warriors won the first two games of the NBA Finals, but on Wednesday, they are heading to Cleveland and a home court advantage for the Cavaliers . He couldn't win a championship on his own, so he had to go join the best team in the National Basketball Association. Games 1 and 2 were $1,160 and $1,231, respectively. [Full Article...]

Jason Gregor: NBA FInals show it's teams, not individuals, that win championships

Jason Gregor: NBA FInals show it's teams, not individuals, that win championships The Cavaliers were no match for the Spurs that year, and haven't been one for the Warriors thus far in this series. Three nights later, Cleveland took care of the rock just fine for the most part, but three turnovers in the third quarter cost them greatly and gave the Warriors a spark to pull away and take a 2-0 lead for the second straight year. [Full Article...]

ABC is off and running with NBA Finals

When Cleveland Cavaliers booked their date against Warriors for the National Basketball Association final, one thought that LeBron James-led side would be able to beat them. What they both want is an National Basketball Association championship. Some would argue that the Warriors are just too good, or that the Cavs' role players need to step up and be more productive. [Full Article...]

NBA Finals ratings highest since Jordan's last title in 1998

But that is just how dominant both men have been, showing exactly why they have combined to win the league's past three MVP awards. The Warriors are two wins from a title going into Game 3 at Cleveland on Wednesday night. And even that can't be substantiated. "I'm just playing", Curry continued. And by "interesting", we mean wrong. "[But] he's had to guard, in many cases, some really goo... [Full Article...]

New Zealand fined for slow over-rate in England defeat

Taylor (39 off 59) soon followed with a false shot to mid-wicket trying to lift the rate, Jimmy Neesham picked out deep mid-wicket after lofting Liam Plunkett for six and Neil Broom was trapped in front by Adil Rashid's legspin. Victory means England are the first team to make the semi-finals. After losing the toss and being asked to bat, Jason Roy got off the mark with a attractive cove... [Full Article...]

How to Watch the NHL Stanley Cup Finals Pittsburgh vs

How to Watch the NHL Stanley Cup Finals Pittsburgh vs Prior to this season his biggest claim to fame was that he was the defensive partner on the Predators of Canadian Olympic star Shea Weber , who was traded to Montreal in the offseason. When the Detroit Redwings took Game 4 in 2008, 2-1, the Penguins watched the Cup slip through their fingers. "That being said, because you guys have beat the drum on it enough, they're probably going to look ... [Full Article...]

Cavs try to adjust on both ends after Game 1 beating

Cavs try to adjust on both ends after Game 1 beating He wasn't particularly impactful on either end in Game 1 finishing with zero points, four rebounds and a minus-13. On the offensive side of things, the Cavaliers shot just under 35% and committed 20 turnovers. The Cavs were led by James (28 points, 15 rebounds) and Kevin Love (15 points, 21 rebounds). A few hours before Game 2 tipped, we caught up with the NBA TV commentator ( who'd like ... [Full Article...]

Cavaliers vs. Warriors, Game 2

But Curry was passive about one thing - his eight turnovers, which he pointed to over his first playoff triple-double. The Warriors improved to 14-0 during this year's playoffs, surpassing the 1988-89 Lakers to set a new National Basketball Association record. [Full Article...]

Yankees hit 4 homers in 8th, Montgomery beats Blue Jays 7-0

The left-hander struck out five for the Yankees , who have won two of the first three of the four-game series. "But I am getting a few pitches to hit as of late and I haven't missed them", said the 2015 AL MVP who was activated from the DL last week. [Full Article...]

Warriors Sock Cavs in Game 2, Take Command in NBA Finals

Warriors Sock Cavs in Game 2, Take Command in NBA Finals Their leader and reigning NBA Coach of the Year back on the bench after a six-week absence, Curry and Kevin Durant tag-teamed the Warriors within two victories of another championship. Durant declined to comment on the winning streak, saying he was not going to take a step back until the team claims the Larry O'Brien trophy for its second time in three years. [Full Article...]

Golden State among best teams I've seen, says LeBron James

Sure enough the Cavs responded by thumping the Warriors by 33 in Game 3 to give them a lifeline as they ended up becoming just the fourth team in NBA Finals history to come back from 2-0 and the first to come all the way back from down 3-1. [Full Article...]

Warriors Set Consecutive Playoff Wins Record In NBA Finals Game 2 Victory

LeBron put forth an outstanding effort with 29 points, 14 assists and 11 rebounds , tying Magic Johnson for most NBA Finals triple-doubles in the process. The keenest signal of how the Warriors view the Cavaliers now could be gleaned from that one number, four. The career 43% three-point shooter hit 48.5% of his threes for the Cavaliers after a midseason trade from the Hawks. [Full Article...]

Downtown packed for Stanley Cup Final debut in Nashville

PK Subban and Filip Forsberg. "Like our team has done the whole playoffs against Chicago, St. Louis, Anaheim, we showed really good composure", said Nashville defenseman P.K. Said captain Mike Fisher, in a reference to one of the institutional downtown honky tonks: "I'll stay away from downtown for sure". “I know when friends and family come down, they cant get enough of Nashville.”. [Full Article...]

Golden State Warriors Remain Undefeated

OAKLAND, Calif . (AP) - Tyronn Lue has a new No. 1 priority for LeBron James and his Cleveland Cavaliers in Game 2 of the NBA Finals: Stop the ball. Not that they're discussing it. Durant got at least three wide open dunks in transition when a Cavs defender dove towards a shooter in the corner. "We could be a lot better than we were tonight but in the Finals you get a 'W, ' we'll tak... [Full Article...]

Google celebrates start of ICC Champions Trophy with a doodle

England will learn from their early collapse in Monday's one-day worldwide defeat to South Africa at Lord's, captain Eoin Morgan said ahead of their Champions Trophy opener against Bangladesh tomorrow. The only series loss was a 1-2 defeat against India , despite amassing 350 and more on two occasions. "We are fully focussed on the brand of cricket we want to play and we are taking it as a... [Full Article...]

Tamim hits century against England

Tamim started on a cautious note getting his first boundary off 21st ball that he faced. Speaking at the post-match presentation Root spoke about his innings and said,"It (the performance by England ) is going to get better". They also boast three Indian Premier League stars in Chris Woakes , Jos Buttler and Ben Stokes, though the former lacks match practice and the latter is unlikely to b... [Full Article...]

Real will treat 15th European Cup final like a first - Ramos

Real will treat 15th European Cup final like a first - Ramos At this time , the holder of the prestigious trophy will determine the Turin " Juventus " and Madrid " Real ". Unsurprisingly, Ronaldo is the favourite to open the scoring at 3/1, while former Real Madrid striker Gonzalo Higuain is 4/1. [Full Article...]

Warriors' Curry taking it game by game after last year's collapse

By the eight-minute mark of the third quarter, Golden State had a commanding 73-52 lead. When a team posts 31 assists with just four turnovers, it's impressive. After the game, KD and Stephen Curry both had a fantastic reaction to being asked about the "beef". That's why Golden State looks unstoppable right now. [Full Article...]

Warriors Blow Out Cavaliers 113-91 In Game 1 Of NBA Finals

For the past week, the basketball world has been forced to endure a seemingly interminable wait for the NBA Finals rematch between the Golden State Warriors and Cleveland Cavaliers . Tristan Thompson, the Cavaliers' interior wrecking ball, was rendered almost useless. It was, in all, a startling display of dominance from the third quarter on by the Warriors , and perhaps a sign they've o... [Full Article...]

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