• Warriors beat Cavs to take National Basketball Association title
Warriors beat Cavs to take National Basketball Association title

The win spelled redemption for the Warriors, who brought forward Kevin Durant over from the Oklahoma City Thunder last offseason to bolster their already high-powered offense. James scored 41 points to lead Cleveland . Golden State Warriors in numbersWhat's next for LeBron James? There was more than a touch of pay-back Monday night.

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  • Latest draft, free agency rumors you need to know
Latest draft, free agency rumors you need to know

Smith Jr. sounded equally dismissive on whether he is concerned about where Fultz, Ball and Fox are selected. Having played in the tough Atlantic Coast Conference allowed Smith to face just as tough competition as those three. Lydon, viewed as a second-round draft pick on most draft boards, shot 39.8% from three-point range over his two years at Sy...

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  • Jose Mourinho deserves to be called 'special one', says Paul Pogba
Jose Mourinho deserves to be called 'special one', says Paul Pogba

Against Chelsea, he changed our tactical formation just before the game. We played each other three times in the last season - two matches in the Premier League and once in the League Cup - and they were good games, competitive matches with close results - 2-1, 1-0, 0-0.

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  • How Warriors took back the crown, and how NBA rivals can compete
How Warriors took back the crown, and how NBA rivals can compete

Durant was named finals MVP after scoring over 30 points in each of the five games - he averaged 35.2 per game across the series. However, Andre Iguodala assisted a Durant dunk and added one of his own off a Curry feed, reopening a double-digit lead and making the final 7:42 an extended celebration among the Oracle Arena fans.

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  • Kevin Durant sends love to Rihanna after Warriors win title
Kevin Durant sends love to Rihanna after Warriors win title

However, stamping the season with a blanket failure label does not encompass the Cavs' journey in 2016-17. (The best is the 2001 Lakers who went 15-1 when the first round was best-of-five.) The Cavaliers are attempting to cause maximum chaos for everyone involved.

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  • Profile of the National Basketball Association champion Golden State Warriors
Profile of the National Basketball Association champion Golden State Warriors

Durant was named finals MVP after scoring over 30 points in each of the five games - he averaged 35.2 per game across the series. LeBron had a game-high 41 points, plus 13 rebounds and eight assists He averaged a triple-double for the series and carried the Cavaliers for long stretches.

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  • Warriors ride Durant to beat Cavaliers and clinch National Basketball Association title
Warriors ride Durant to beat Cavaliers and clinch National Basketball Association title

After his team's Game 4 loss to the Cleveland Cavaliers on Friday, Golden State Warriors forward Draymond Green made clear how he feels about the fans in Cleveland. "After looking at the video, I did not verbalize to the table". Kerr said almost the same thing as Lue - that he didn't know exactly what was going on until it was explained to ...

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  • Scores Dead, Hundreds Injured In Kabul Car Bombing
Scores Dead, Hundreds Injured In Kabul Car Bombing

At least 67 wounded have been taken to Kabul hospitals following the powerful blast. He was an Afghan security guard, underlining again that it is mostly Afghans who bear the brunt of these attacks. He said transporting his brother's body home was the hardest thing he's ever done. Old news? Not for the families of the more than 90 people who ...

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  • Here's why Draymond Green wasn't ejected for his 'second' technical foul
Here's why Draymond Green wasn't ejected for his 'second' technical foul

Now, to even further add to Green's notorious reputation in Cleveland, he was seen causing a scene as security tried to escort him out after Game 4 of the NBA Finals. The problem then worsened when the officials didn't catch the public address announcer saying it was called on Green. "With a coach or trainer, we just verbalize and at that time we s...

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  • Durant's non-foul looms large in Warriors' game-deciding run
Durant's non-foul looms large in Warriors' game-deciding run

Kevin Durant capped his spectacular first season with the Warriors by bringing home that coveted National Basketball Association championship he joined Golden State in 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 on Monday night.

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  • Australia skipper Jedinak out of FIFA Confederations Cup
Australia skipper Jedinak out of FIFA Confederations Cup

Cahill is the great story of Australian football longevity, having made a huge impact at the Germany 2006, South Africa 2010 and Brazil 2014 World Cups. Though Australia might provide rest to some of their key stars, this will give Australia coach a chance to test the squad depth ahead of the Confederations Cup , which starts on Saturday.

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  • MLB Draft Starts Monday - KVOA | KVOA.com | Tucson, Arizona
MLB Draft Starts Monday - KVOA | KVOA.com | Tucson, Arizona

With the 12th overall pick in the draft, the Pirates have selected Shane Baz from Concordia Lutheran High School out of Tomball, Texas. And for the first time since Alderson took over, their top pick was a pitcher past year when they took the right-handed Justin Dunn.

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  • Twins draft Calif. prep shortstop Royce Lewis at No. 1
Twins draft Calif. prep shortstop Royce Lewis at No. 1

While projecting who each team will take with their first pick is a tough, tough business, we have tried to profile as many potential draft picks as possible leading up to the Detroit Tigers' first selection, at No. And despite his hometown roots, there was plenty of criticism for a franchise that had gained a reputation for pinching pennies. R...

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  • Warriors join Bulls, Lakers, Celtics on list of NBA's greats
Warriors join Bulls, Lakers, Celtics on list of NBA's greats

LeBron James scored 41 points and logged 13 rebounds in the game, but his team ultimately could not compete with the firepower of the Golden State Warriors . A Durant three from extra-long range earned the Warriors their first meaningful lead at 45-43 with about seven minutes remaining in the first half.

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  • Durant powers Warriors over Cavaliers to win title
Durant powers Warriors over Cavaliers to win title

Kevin Durant scored 39 points and Stephen Curry 34 to spark celebrations around Oracle Arena in Oakland . From the Bay all the way to OKC. Kevin Durant's mom got plenty of spotlight on Monday after Durant took charge in Game 5 of the NBA Finals, helping the Golden State Warriors put away the Cleveland Cavaliers and win their second ...

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  • LeBron reacts to slur spray painted on LA home
LeBron reacts to slur spray painted on LA home

It happened Wednesday morning in the Brentwood neighborhood. The department responded to the home at about 7 a.m. PT. The question arose because as James' Cleveland Cavaliers were preparing to play the Golden State Warriors in Oakland, someone attacked his house in Los Angeles.

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  • NBA players go crazy on Twitter for NBA Finals Game 3 ending
NBA players go crazy on Twitter for NBA Finals Game 3 ending

James knocked down 15 of his 27 attempts, including four of his nine looks from three-point range. And it didn't matter. Durant joined a Golden State team that had made the Finals in the previous two seasons without him. "I would be much smarter than that than to tweet that at literally 12:04, right after the game". I played against some great te...

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  • Warriors beat Cavaliers to clinch National Basketball Association title
Warriors beat Cavaliers to clinch National Basketball Association title

He was named NBA Finals MVP, as he scored 30 or more points in each of the 5 games. Durant also nabbed his first Finals MVP with another spectacular run in his return to the NBA's biggest stage. Then he moved across the podium and hugged Stephen Curry before accepting his shiny MVP trophy, holding out his arms and hoisting it for everyone to ...

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  • Golden State Warriors Beat the Cleveland Cavaliers - Again
Golden State Warriors Beat the Cleveland Cavaliers - Again

But he offered a glimpse of what more he could offer by averaging more than 30 points per game during a 4-1 series win over the Cavaliers in the Finals. "I couldn't sleep for two days", Durant, who was named the Finals MVP, said during an on-court interview. Durant stopped that surge with a three-pointer, but when James scored the first bas...

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  • John Stones could play midfield against France - Gareth Southgate
John Stones could play midfield against France - Gareth Southgate

The Saints shot stopper has had an inconsistent season at St Mary's and has now fallen down the national team's pecking order, with Tom Heaton and Jack Butland set to share goalkeeper duties at the Stade De France for the Three Lions. Stones is normally utilised at the heart of the defence but is comfortable on the ball and Southgate says he co...

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