• Reports Of Warriors Skipping White House Visit Appear To Be Fake News
Reports Of Warriors Skipping White House Visit Appear To Be Fake News

The Warriors , powered by 39 points from Kevin Durant and 34 from Stephen Curry , beat defending champions Cleveland 129-120 yesterday to win the best-of-seven NBA Finals four games to one, avenging their loss to the Cavaliers in last year's final.

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  • Birmingham feels like Punjab: Yuvraj Singh ahead of Champions Trophy semifinal
Birmingham feels like Punjab: Yuvraj Singh ahead of Champions Trophy semifinal

England , who were brilliant in the group stages, wasted a steady start, thanks to the immaculate line and length of the bowlers, who were right on the coin throughout the match. Pakistan bowled and fielded tightly to restrict the hosts to a paltry total of 211 all out and the lowest-ranked team in the tournament knocked off the runs in style with...

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  • Curry, Durant look to keep Warriors rolling
Curry, Durant look to keep Warriors rolling

Stephen Curry added 34 points, 10 assists, six rebounds and three steals as Golden State closed out their second title in three years after squandering a 3-1 lead a year ago to the Cavs to miss a repeat. He's so great , joining that team , to me, was nearly unfair", Smith said per The Washington Post . They're going to have to get me down from ...

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  • LeBron James Won't Play In 3-On-3 At Olympics
LeBron James Won't Play In 3-On-3 At Olympics

The Golden State Warriors have some wheeling and dealing to do, but prized assets Kevin Durant and Steph Curry are ready to commit to the National Basketball Association champions. Nothing should distract from what we were able to accomplish together and the different kind of ceremonies that have happened around championship-winning teams.

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  • LeBron James' finals triple double history doesn't ease loss
LeBron James' finals triple double history doesn't ease loss

That's what the Cavaliers must do after falling to the Warriors in the final for the second time in three seasons, having rallied from 3-1 down a year ago to win the crown when James led the series in points, rebounds, assists, steals and blocks-another unprecedented feat.

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  • NBA Draft 2017: How many picks do Warriors have?
NBA Draft 2017: How many picks do Warriors have?

I put in work, I just had to trust in it. Durant didnt really need a hard sell that day in the Hamptons. The team issued the statement following multiple reports that the Warriors had voted unanimously against making a White House trip.

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  • Trump may sack special counsel in Russian Federation inquiry, says friend
Trump may sack special counsel in Russian Federation inquiry, says friend

Rosenstein repeatedly conveyed his support for Mueller's role at a Senate hearing, held the morning after a close friend of President Donald Trump was quoted in a television interview as saying he was considering dismissing Mueller. Rosenstein, who has the sole ability to fire Mueller given that Attorney General Jeff Sessions has recused himsel...

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  • Warriors reportedly will skip visit to Trump's White House
Warriors reportedly will skip visit to Trump's White House

The Warriors' rejection of the White House's invitation builds on the sentiment expressed by several New England Patriots who announced they would not attend the Trump White House ceremony in April. Back in 2015, the Warriors did pay a visit to a Barack Obama-governed White House after capturing the organization's first title in 40 years. The tra...

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  • Warriors looking to build a dynasty
Warriors looking to build a dynasty

Golden State shot 34 percent in the first 17 minutes, but Kevin Durant and Andre Iguodala ignited a surge to push the Warriors in front, 54-43, with four minutes to play in the first half. Golden State completed a 16-1 playoff run, the best post-season win percentage in National Basketball Association history, and added to titles won in 2015 ...

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  • With weather clear, Phil Mickelson drops out of US Open
With weather clear, Phil Mickelson drops out of US Open

He sent his caddie Jim "Bones" Mackay to Erin Hills to scout the place early in the week and was hoping for a lengthy rain delay Thursday morning so he could make a cross-country flight for his afternoon tee time. Mickelson's withdrawal also means this year's U.S. Open will be the first major tournament since 1994 without either Mickelson or Wood...

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  • Kevin Durant, Stephen Curry Say They Think Warriors Will Keep Core Together
Kevin Durant, Stephen Curry Say They Think Warriors Will Keep Core Together

The city of Oakland is gearing up for a Thursday parade to celebrate the Golden State Warriors latest National Basketball Association title. In the 2012 NBA Finals, Durant was playing for the Oklahoma City Thunder and lost to James - who was then with the Miami Heat - in five games.

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  • Photos of National Basketball Association championship coach Steve Kerr through the years
Photos of National Basketball Association championship coach Steve Kerr through the years

Durant, who joined from the Oklahoma City Thunder last summer, was key to the Warriors' victory and their 16-1 postseason run - the best in the league's history. I put in work, I just had to trust in it. Golden State Warriors in numbersWhat's next for LeBron James? "I can't wait to celebrate with my teammates in the locker room".

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  • LeBron Likes 3-on-3 Olympics, Not Interested in Playing
LeBron Likes 3-on-3 Olympics, Not Interested in Playing

Even if James did want to play, he may not have had an option to do so. I think we all know by this point who really coaches the Cavs - and while Tyronn Lue is drawing up plays after timeouts and giving motivational speeches in the locker room - it's James who is constantly adjusting on the fly and orchestrating the Cleveland offense on the floor...

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  • Cristiano Ronaldo denies tax evasion charges
Cristiano Ronaldo denies tax evasion charges

Ronaldo becomes the latest high-profile footballer to become involved in a Spanish tax case. In a statement , the Spanish giants said Ronaldo had "always shown a clear will to fulfil all his tax obligations" since joining the club from Manchester United in 2009.

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  • Steve Kerr Says He Plans To Coach Warriors 'For A Long Time'
Steve Kerr Says He Plans To Coach Warriors 'For A Long Time'

Even if they meet for a fourth straight time in the Finals, will the Cavs have enough to compete? The Cavs - after rallying from a 3-1 deficit last season - were unable to retain their title but James remained upbeat post-match. The Warriors won 129-120 t. It's not fair to the Warriors that they have been thrust into this dilemma, and I tak...

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  • Sarfraz happy to 'prove critics wrong' after historic win
Sarfraz happy to 'prove critics wrong' after historic win

England had scored over 300 in five of the last six one-day internationals in which they batted first. For all those reasons, Bangladesh should be a far more confident side than the one brushed aside by India in the World Cup quarter-final.

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  • Four Irish start for Lions against Crusaders
Four Irish start for Lions against Crusaders

The problem they have is that rather than players putting their hands up and forcing their way into the team , the trend so far is for players to play their way off it. Then Gauzere yellow carded Lions sub Liam Williams after two acts of unsafe play in the air contesting high balls he and Jonker felt he had no realistic chance of challenging.

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  • Hayne scores as NSW stun Queensland in State of Origin opener
Hayne scores as NSW stun Queensland in State of Origin opener

The Blues pack - led by man of the match Andrew Fifita - monstered Queensland . "But don't stress about the management or the running or the game running of the team". Both sides absolutely tore in. NSW could not have wanted a more positive or stunning start. Thoughts of the game have been pushed aside with Peats' short-term focus excl...

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  • Peter O'Mahony to lead Lions against Maori side with Warburton benched
Peter O'Mahony to lead Lions against Maori side with Warburton benched

Munster skipper O'Mahony spoke about "making the games count" and "doing the jersey justice" as the opening Test of the series against New Zealand - at Auckland's Eden Park on Saturday week - moves into view. And if they do it again, we'll make what we think is the right selection for the Test match. "His counter-attacking and scoring tries has...

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  • No questioning Kevin Durant's decision now as Warriors near title
No questioning Kevin Durant's decision now as Warriors near title

First up was Warriors GM Bob Myers , who Green told needed to go out there and sign Kevin Durant. Both teams responded. But in the final minute, James - perhaps the most fearsome player on the planet - found himself in an unusual position: helpless.

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