• Golden State Warriors Win 2017 NBA Finals
Golden State Warriors Win 2017 NBA Finals

For one person, a person spent $133,000 after fees for two tickets for Monday's NBA Finals game between Golden State and Cleveland , ESPN reports. 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 post-season.

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  • NBA Champs! Warriors defeat Cavs in Game 5 to win title
NBA Champs! Warriors defeat Cavs in Game 5 to win title

Golden State will need to land that first punch early and often if they hope to celebrate at home at the conclusion of Game 5, especially when it comes to an area in which they've excelled all season long. As the confetti fell from the rafters, Queen's We Are The Champions blared from the speakers as a visibly emotional Durant hugged his team-mat...

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  • Warriors are NBA champions in nearly perfect run through playoffs
Warriors are NBA champions in nearly perfect run through playoffs

I'll be sitting up here lying saying that I didn't see it. Hitting, being physical, we have to do that. Reuters/Kyle Terada/USA Today SportsGolden State Warriors forward Kevin Durant (35) dunks past Cleveland Cavaliers forward LeBron James (23) and guard JR Smith (5) during Game 4 of the 2017 NBA Finals at Quicken Loans Arena in Clevel...

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  • Warriors dethrone Cavaliers, capture National Basketball Association title with 129-120 win
Warriors dethrone Cavaliers, capture National Basketball Association title with 129-120 win

Despite all that firepower, there would be no dramatic NBA Finals comeback this season. The Cavs fought until the end. Kevin Durant scored 39 on Monday en route to his first National Basketball Association title. Durant showed, again, that he's what the Warriors had needed. "We're champions. And we're celebrating on our home court". James' desp...

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  • Met department predicts heavy rainfall for Mumbai in the next 48 hours
Met department predicts heavy rainfall for Mumbai in the next 48 hours

Monsoon is on schedule and is expected to hit Mumbai by Saturday, reported The Times of India . "It is expected to cover Marathwada in another two days before hitting Vidarbha in the subsequent days", said A K Srivastava, head of climate monitoring and analysis group.

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  • Warriors Eliminate Cavaliers to Claim NBA Championship
Warriors Eliminate Cavaliers to Claim NBA Championship

There had been plenty of memorable moments from Durant and James in these Finals, but nothing like the early fourth quarter stretch in which the Warriors star seized his chance to win his first title. Game 5 of the NBA Finals is upon us. He scored 38 points in the Game 3 loss before his big Game 4 performance. The Warriors are back at home , and...

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  • Warriors fans celebrate National Basketball Association title with rowdy street party
Warriors fans celebrate National Basketball Association title with rowdy street party

Kevin Durant won the Finals MVP as he averaged 35.2 points, 8.4 rebounds, 5.4 assists and 1.6 blocks. As players from the Cleveland Cavaliers and Golden State Warriors warmed up for Game 5 of the NBA Finals , members of the musical Hamilton offered a preview of their national anthem set for a few hours later.

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  • Officials Explain Draymond Green Non-Ejection In Cavs-Warriors Game 4
Officials Explain Draymond Green Non-Ejection In Cavs-Warriors Game 4

Cleveland people ain't that sharp! Needless to say, Green was not afraid to call out the referees and overall game officiating that got out of hand. Goble said he thought he had verbalized to the table that the initial technical was on Kerr, but said after watching the video that he should have done a better job with that.

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  • No break for Dixon to let left foot heal since Indy crash
No break for Dixon to let left foot heal since Indy crash

Kimball will start in the pole position with Scott Dixon in the second spot for Saturday's scheduled race. The IndyCar race at Texas resumed after being red-flagged almost 31 minutes Saturday night to clean up after an accident involving nine cars in the third and fourth turns.

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  • Golden State Warriors win 2017 NBA Championship, beat Cavs 129-120
Golden State Warriors win 2017 NBA Championship, beat Cavs 129-120

His efficiency in these games has also been incredible, as he has shot 53 percent from the floor, 55 percent from three, and 95 percent from the free throw line. Sometimes lost in all the chatter about a possible Warriors' dynasty is the fact that Golden State plays handsome, often unselfish team ball. "If you're able to get a win or get two, g...

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  • Watch a 6-year-old spell 'nyctinasty' at the National Spelling Bee
Watch a 6-year-old spell 'nyctinasty' at the National Spelling Bee

No more than 50 out of the original 291 spellers will advance to the finals on Thursday at the National Harbor Resort in suburban Washington, D.C. Any contestant who spelled incorrectly in either of Wednesday's rounds was eliminated from the competition.

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  • Morata agent reveals
Morata agent reveals "very important offer" from United

The Portuguese coach is in the market for a new number 9 after losing Zlatan Ibrahimovic and Sky Sports News reported earlier this month that United had seen an opening £52.4m offer for Morata rejected by Madrid. When pressed about a deal being completed, Lopez pumped the breaks a bit, saying: "I can not say - we will see". Lopez also confirm...

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  • Warriors head to next season as heavy favorites to defend National Basketball Association title
Warriors head to next season as heavy favorites to defend National Basketball Association title

In Game 5 of the 2016 NBA Finals , Irving scored 41 points, handed out six assists, corralled three rebounds, blocked a shot and stole a pair of passes, which helped Cleveland to a 112-97 win and extended the series. A 38-point second quarter gave the Warriors a 71-point first half. Durant said he remembered the first day he walked into Warrio...

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  • Warburton returns to Lions lineup for Highlanders match
Warburton returns to Lions lineup for Highlanders match

When the 1971 Lions journeyed to Dunedin for the ninth match of their tour, their great coach Carwyn James sought out "young Vic" for a coaching clinic. The Crusaders let themselves down with poor handling in slippery conditions and a lack of discipline. Another who has staked a claim to a Lions jersey with his performances on tour, the Eng...

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  • Twins draft California prep shortstop Royce Lewis at No
Twins draft California prep shortstop Royce Lewis at No

If you watched closely on Saturday, there was no hard-core dog-piling for Louisville All-American Brendan McKay . With the No. 2 overall pick in the 2017 #MLBDraft , the Cincinnati #Reds select RHP/SS Hunter Greene from Notre Dame (CA) High School! The vast majority of the prep school kids are raw talent, although at the top of the dr...

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  • Kevin Durant claims 2017 NBA Finals MVP trophy
Kevin Durant claims 2017 NBA Finals MVP trophy

Warriors fans had to suffer through watching their team blow a 3-1 series lead previous year. Kevin Durant won the Finals MVP as he averaged 35.2 points, 8.4 rebounds, 5.4 assists and 1.6 blocks. What did that Durant move mean? Asked before the game if his team would approach the game as if it had "nothing to lose", Cavaliers coach Tyronn Lue re...

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  • Here's why Draymond Green wasn't ejected from Game 4
Here's why Draymond Green wasn't ejected from Game 4

After calling out the refs for losing control of the game, Mary retweeted someone who said Game 4 was "absolutely rigged for money". Afterwards, the Warriors All-Star forward fired back. The odd part is that nobody ever bothered clarifying the foul until after Green picked his up for real in the third quarter. "They come to the game thinking abou...

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  • WNBA's Breanna Stewart, Bria Hartley open to 3-on-3 in Olympics
WNBA's Breanna Stewart, Bria Hartley open to 3-on-3 in Olympics

He retired from Team USA after the London Olympics . I stay out of the 1-on-1 matchups during our practice, the 2-on-2 and the 3-on-3s. "So probably not. He won't be participating himself, but LeBron did share his excitement regarding the future event, telling reporters he thinks it's great for the sport.

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  • Champions Trophy: Match 11: India win toss, elect to field first
Champions Trophy: Match 11: India win toss, elect to field first

Pakistan, chasing a seemingly modest 237 for victory, were on the brink of defeat at 137 for six. It was Sarfraz´s second impressive innings at Cardiff after the wicket-keeper´s 90 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.

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  • India knock out South Africa to reach Champions Trophy semi-finals
India knock out South Africa to reach Champions Trophy semi-finals

Pakistan captain Sarfraz Ahmed had attributed the win against South Africa to good bowling against a strong side and he would look for another such display against the Lankans on Monday. AB had a quiet tournament but it's the same thing. That needs to change if it is to win anything major in the future. It's as simple as that. De Kock was bowl...

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