James, Irving shine as Cavaliers force Game 5 of NBA Finals
- June 11, 2017

And it's not as if he's incapable of putting a team on his back and taking them across the finish line. But not because it would make a spiffy bookend to that 73-victory mark. CLEVELAND-His team stands on the precipice of accomplishing something never done in the history of North American professional sports, yet Steve Kerr is thinking about Mercury Morris. (more...)
Warriors top Cavaliers to move one win from perfection Warriors top Cavaliers to move one win from perfection
- June 10, 2017

Durant's key basket over Cleveland's LeBron James could be the first signature moment in a possible dynasty run for the Warriors , seeking their second title in three seasons after falling one win shy of a crown previous year. I don't care. It's great for our league. He still led the Warriors in scoring during the 2016 finals with 22.6 points a game, but averaged just 3.7 assists and never played with the joy he had in the previous two seasons. (more...)
NBA Finals ratings highest since Jordan's last title in 1998
- June 07, 2017

In a tweet he subsequently deleted, Durant told Bayless , "U brainwashing these people out here, they think since you on espn you know what u talkin bout...please, nobody owns me". Look at the blistering pace of play through the first two games this year. Golden State has destroyed the Cavaliers in Games 1 and 2 of the NBA Finals thus far, but there's no denying the roster - which achieved a 12-1 record in the Eastern Conference before the Finals showdown in progress - has been put ... (more...)
Preds even Stanley Cup Final at 2-2, beat Penguins 4-1
- June 07, 2017

As the Penguins head back to Pittsburgh in an attempt to regain an advantage in the series during Game 5, Murray didn't sound dejected about the results of the last two games. Guentzel, a third-round pick in 2013, played 40 games during the regular season and scored 16 goals. Viktor Arvidsson's goal on an odd-man rush with 6:25 remaining in the second period gave Nashville a 3-1 edge. (more...)
Durant's menacing defense leads the way for Warriors
- June 07, 2017

He joined a team that had won an NBA-record 73 games the previous regular season before squandering a 3-1 lead in the Finals and falling to these same Cavaliers in an epic Game 7. " It's fresh in our minds ". The Warriors have yet to lose in the playoffs, and they might just be too good to be challenged by anyone. Warriors point guard Stephen Curry also refused to bite on the 16-0 chatter and steered the conversation back to Wednesday's pivotal Game 3 in Cleveland . (more...)
Cristiano Ronaldo bags brace as Real Madrid clinch Champions League
- June 05, 2017

It was a thrilling first half with the Italians making a strong start. "We thought we had enough to win the game". "In the 1st half we played beautifully; in the 2nd, Real Madrid pressed the accelerator and we weren't able to respond", Allegri said during his post-match press conference. (more...)