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Thursday, June 23, 2016

Simmons goes first in NBA Draft

NEW YORK - The Philadelphia 76ers selected Louisiana State freshman Ben Simmons with the No. 1 pick Thursday night as the NBA Draft opened with three freshmen chosen in a row.
By Brian Mahoney

James won't play in the Olympics

LeBron James confirmed Thursday that he won't be a part of the United States men's Olympic basketball team

Wednesday, June 22, 2016

Cleveland finally gets its parade

CLEVELAND - Cheered by a sea of fans spilling off sidewalks and choking the streets, LeBron James and the Cavaliers paraded and rallied as NBA champs in a once in a generation party for Cleveland.
By Tom Withers

Bulls trade Rose to Knicks

The New York Knicks acquired Derrick Rose from the Bulls on Wednesday, hoping the former NBA MVP can be their answer at point guard.

Tuesday, June 21, 2016

Simmons works out with 76ers

Ben Simmons has worked out for the Philadelphia 76ers, who could make him the No. 1 pick in the NBA draft.

Monday, June 20, 2016

Cavaliers greeted by delirious fans on return home

CLEVELAND — LeBron James stepped off the plane and into a blizzard of red-and-gold confetti before hoisting the Larry O’Brien trophy. It gleamed in the bright summer sun, a symbol of hope and history.
By Tom Withers

Australia's Simmons could go first in the NBA Draft

The NBA Draft should include many international players, including Australia's Ben Simmons.
By Brian Mahoney

Sunday, June 19, 2016

Cavaliers end Cleveland's title drought

OAKLAND, Calif. - LeBron James and his relentless, never-count-them-out Cavs pulled off an improbable NBA Finals comeback, and Cleveland is title town again at long last.
By Janie McCauley

Saturday, June 18, 2016

Warriors' dream year could end in defeat

OAKLAND, Calif. - Stephen Curry knows that the record-setting 73 wins, awards and memorable moments that highlighted Golden State's special season will only be footnotes if the Warriors can't ...
By Josh Dubow

Friday, June 17, 2016

Ultimate Game 7 set for Sunday in the NBA Finals

Game 7 awaits on Sunday night to decide these NBA Finals, decide the legacy of the season that has been put together by Stephen Curry and Golden State, and maybe even decide a big chunk of LeBron ...
By Tim Reynolds

Cavaliers force Game 7 with Warriors

CLEVELAND - LeBron James had 41 points, 11 assists and eight rebounds and the Cleveland Cavaliers forced a Game 7 in the NBA Finals with a 115-101 victory over the Golden State Warriors on ...
By Tom Withers

Wednesday, June 15, 2016

Warriors' Green returns after suspension

CLEVELAND - For all the criticism of Golden State's Draymond Green and his penchant for committing flagrant fouls during these playoffs, Wednesday may have brought the harshest words yet. The ...
By Tim Reynolds

Tuesday, June 14, 2016

Cavs step up their games to help send series back to Cleveland

CLEVELAND - Kyrie Irving's now-you-see-it-now-you-don't, ankle-breaking crossover dribble happened at almost the exact spot where his first NBA Finals ended brutally last year with his left leg ...
By Tom Withers

James, Irving lift Cavaliers in Game 5

OAKLAND, Calif. - LeBron James had 41 points, 16 rebounds and seven assists, Kyrie Irving also scored 41 points and the Cleveland Cavaliers capitalized on the Warriors playing without suspended ...
By Janie McCauley

Sunday, June 12, 2016

League suspends Warrior for Game 5

OAKLAND, Calif. - Golden State star Draymond Green was suspended for Game 5 of the NBA Finals after the league assessed a Flagrant 1 foul from his scuffle with Cleveland's LeBron James.

Saturday, June 11, 2016

Losses in the NBA Finals tend to linger longer than wins

Often lost in the euphoria of confetti blizzards and champagne showers of an NBA Finals triumph is the crushing despair just down the hall.
By Jon Krawczynski

Warriors on brink of another NBA title

CLEVELAND - Stephen Curry scored 38 points and Klay Thompson had 25 to help Golden State to a 108-97 victory over the Cleveland Cavaliers in Game 4 of the NBA Finals on Friday night, moving the ...

Thursday, June 9, 2016

NBA Finals have been filled with blowouts

CLEVELAND - It's been the postseason of blowouts. The NBA Finals have been no different. There was a 63-point turnaround from Game 2 to Game 3 in the span of about 72 hours.
By Tim Reynolds

Cavaliers rout Warriors, get back in series

CLEVELAND - LeBron James scored 32 points, Kyrie Irving added 30 and the Cleveland Cavaliers, pushed for 48 minutes by a delirious, championship-starved crowd, hammered the Golden State Warriors ...
By Tom Withers

Tuesday, June 7, 2016

Warriors know how quickly a series can turn around

CLEVELAND - Golden State has won the first two games of the NBA Finals, but the Warriors are feeling a bit uneasy.
By Tim Reynolds

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