NBA Finals

Golden State Warriors guard Stephen Curry (30) celebrates a basket against the San Antonio Spurs during the second half in Game 4 of the NBA basketball Western Conference finals, Monday, May 22, 2017, in San Antonio. (AP Photo/Eric Gay)
May 23, 2017 - 1:44 am
SAN ANTONIO (AP) — Golden State made sure the inevitable was unavoidable. Heavily favored to beat the Spurs, especially once Kawhi Leonard sustained a series-ending injury, the Warriors completed a dominant sweep in the Western Conference Finals. Stephen Curry scored 36 points and Golden State beat...
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Golden State Warriors guard Stephen Curry (30) celebrates a basket against the San Antonio Spurs during the second half in Game 4 of the NBA basketball Western Conference finals, Monday, May 22, 2017, in San Antonio. (AP Photo/Eric Gay)
May 22, 2017 - 11:52 pm
SAN ANTONIO (AP) — Stephen Curry scored 36 points and the Golden State Warriors closed out the Western Conference Final against the injury-ravaged San Antonio Spurs with a 129-115 victory Monday night, becoming the first team in league history to start the playoffs 12-0. Golden State led by as many...
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May 22, 2017 - 11:29 pm
SAN ANTONIO (AP) — Golden State Warriors become first team to start playoffs 12-0, earning third straight trip to NBA Finals.
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Boston Celtics' Jonas Jerebko (8), from Sweden, celebrates with Al Horford (42), from Dominican Republic, during the second half of Game 3 of the NBA basketball Eastern Conference finals, Sunday, May 21, 2017, in Cleveland. The Celtics won 111-108. (AP Photo/Tony Dejak)
May 22, 2017 - 12:28 am
CLEVELAND (AP) — Leprechauns are imaginary. Celtic pride is very real. Avery Bradley's 3-pointer danced on the rim and dropped with less than a second left and Boston, blown out in the first two games of the Eastern Conference finals and playing without star Isaiah Thomas, stunned the Cleveland...
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Boston Celtics' Marcus Smart (36) reacts after hitting a three point basket against the Cleveland Cavaliers during the second half of Game 3 of the NBA basketball Eastern Conference finals, Sunday, May 21, 2017, in Cleveland. (AP Photo/Tony Dejak)
May 21, 2017 - 11:32 pm
CLEVELAND (AP) — Avery Bradley's 3-pointer danced around the rim and dropped in with less than a second left and the Boston Celtics, blown out in the first two games of the Eastern Conference finals and playing without star Isaiah Thomas, stunned the Cleveland Cavaliers 111-108 on Sunday night in...
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In closing minutes of the game Golden State Warriors guard Stephen Curry (30) laughs with Golden State Warriors forward Kevin Durant (35) in Game 3 of the NBA basketball Western Conference finals on Saturday, May 20, 2017, in San Antonio. (AP Photo/Ronald Cortes)
May 21, 2017 - 4:11 pm
San Antonio's sense of humor was still there Sunday. Gregg Popovich predicted that Golden State stayed out way late after winning Game 3 of the Western Conference finals, celebrating with burgers and sundaes before spending Sunday playing poker. Manu Ginobili, amid plenty of questions about whether...
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Cleveland Cavaliers forward LeBron James brings the ball upcourt during first half of Game 2 of the NBA basketball Eastern Conference finals against the Boston Celtics, Friday, May 19, 2017, in Boston. (AP Photo/Elise Amendola)
May 20, 2017 - 6:26 pm
CLEVELAND (AP) — LeBron James wrapped up his postgame news conference, popped a toothpick in his mouth and pushed back from the podium as if he had just completed a satisfying meal. He and the Cavaliers feasted on the Celtics. Breaking records and Boston hearts, the defending NBA champions...
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Cleveland Cavaliers forward LeBron James brings the ball upcourt during first half of Game 2 of the NBA basketball Eastern Conference finals against the Boston Celtics, Friday, May 19, 2017, in Boston. (AP Photo/Elise Amendola)
May 20, 2017 - 1:41 pm
CLEVELAND (AP) — LeBron James wrapped up his postgame news conference, popped a toothpick in his mouth and pushed back from the podium as if he had just completed a satisfying meal. He and the Cavaliers feasted on the Celtics. Breaking records and Boston hearts, the defending NBA champions...
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Cleveland Cavaliers forward LeBron James (23) drives between Boston Celtics forward Jae Crowder (99) and guard Isaiah Thomas (4) during first half of Game 2 of the NBA basketball Eastern Conference finals, Friday, May 19, 2017, in Boston. (AP Photo/Elise Amendola)
May 20, 2017 - 8:41 am
BOSTON (AP) — An NBA playoff-record, 41-point halftime lead. A franchise record for total points. A 13th consecutive playoff win, tying another league record. And LeBron James says the Cleveland Cavaliers can still do better. "I believe we've got another level, as well," he said after Cleveland...
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Cleveland Cavaliers forward LeBron James (23) drives between Boston Celtics forward Jae Crowder (99) and guard Isaiah Thomas (4) during first half of Game 2 of the NBA basketball Eastern Conference finals, Friday, May 19, 2017, in Boston. (AP Photo/Elise Amendola)
May 20, 2017 - 12:30 am
BOSTON (AP) — An NBA playoff-record, 41-point halftime lead. A franchise record for total points. A 13th consecutive playoff win, tying another league record. And LeBron James says the Cleveland Cavaliers can still do better. "I believe we've got another level, as well," he said after Cleveland...
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