NBA Finals

Boston Celtics guard Avery Bradley, left, and Cleveland Cavaliers forward LeBron James embrace after Game 5 of the NBA basketball Eastern Conference finals, on Thursday, May 25, 2017, in Boston. The Cavaliers won 135-102. (AP Photo/Elise Amendola)
May 26, 2017 - 12:43 am
BOSTON (AP) — The NBA Finals has its first "three-match," courtesy of a King who passed His Airness. LeBron James scored 35 points and passed Michael Jordan to become the NBA's all-time playoff scoring leader as the Cleveland Cavaliers beat the Boston Celtics 135-102 on Thursday night to claim...
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Cleveland Cavaliers forward LeBron James (23) soars to the basket over Boston Celtics forward Jae Crowder, left, and center Kelly Olynyk (41) during the second half of Game 5 of the NBA basketball Eastern Conference finals, on Thursday, May 25, 2017, in Boston. (AP Photo/Elise Amendola)
May 25, 2017 - 11:40 pm
BOSTON (AP) — LeBron James scored 35 points and passed Michael Jordan to become the NBA's all-time playoff scoring leader as the Cleveland Cavaliers beat the Boston Celtics 135-102 on Thursday night to claim their third straight Eastern Conference title and a return trip to the NBA Finals. Kyrie...
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May 25, 2017 - 10:54 pm
BOSTON (AP) — Cleveland Cavaliers beat Boston Celtics 135-102 in Game 5 to advance to NBA Finals against Golden State Warriors.
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May 25, 2017 - 10:40 pm
NBA PLAYOFFS Cavs in verge of advancing BOSTON (AP) — Barring a major collapse, the Cleveland Cavaliers will be taking on the Golden State Warriors in the NBA Finals for the third consecutive year. The Cavaliers had a 115-80 lead over the Celtics with under six minutes left in Boston. The Cavs were...
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FILE - In this Monday, Nov. 28, 2016 file photo, Golden State Warriors head coach Steve Kerr directs his team during the first half of an NBA basketball game against the Atlanta Hawks in Oakland, Calif. Golden State Warriors coach Steve Kerr is not yet ready to return to the bench as the franchise prepares for its third straight trip to the NBA Finals. General manager Bob Myers made the announcement Thursday, May 25, 2017 though didn’t rule out Kerr coming back at some point if he somehow is healthy enough to do so. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez, File)
May 25, 2017 - 7:41 pm
OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Steve Kerr is involved in just about everything but the actual game-day coaching for the Golden State Warriors — film session, coaches meetings, game-planning and practice. He's just not yet ready from a health standpoint to be back on the bench with the start of the NBA...
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FILE - In this Monday, Nov. 28, 2016 file photo, Golden State Warriors head coach Steve Kerr directs his team during the first half of an NBA basketball game against the Atlanta Hawks in Oakland, Calif. Golden State Warriors coach Steve Kerr is not yet ready to return to the bench as the franchise prepares for its third straight trip to the NBA Finals. General manager Bob Myers made the announcement Thursday, May 25, 2017 though didn’t rule out Kerr coming back at some point if he somehow is healthy enough to do so. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez, File)
May 25, 2017 - 7:01 pm
OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Steve Kerr is involved in just about everything but the actual game-day coaching for the Golden State Warriors — film session, coaches meetings, game-planning and practice. He's just not yet ready from a health standpoint to be back on the bench with the start of the NBA...
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FILE - In this Monday, Nov. 28, 2016 file photo, Golden State Warriors head coach Steve Kerr directs his team during the first half of an NBA basketball game against the Atlanta Hawks in Oakland, Calif. Golden State Warriors coach Steve Kerr is not yet ready to return to the bench as the franchise prepares for its third straight trip to the NBA Finals. General manager Bob Myers made the announcement Thursday, May 25, 2017 though didn’t rule out Kerr coming back at some point if he somehow is healthy enough to do so. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez, File)
May 25, 2017 - 5:15 pm
OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Steve Kerr is involved in just about everything but the actual game-day coaching for the Golden State Warriors. He's still not ready to be back on the bench with the start of the NBA Finals less than a week away. General manager Bob Myers made the announcement Thursday,...
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FILE - In this Monday, Nov. 28, 2016 file photo, Golden State Warriors head coach Steve Kerr directs his team during the first half of an NBA basketball game against the Atlanta Hawks in Oakland, Calif. Golden State Warriors coach Steve Kerr is not yet ready to return to the bench as the franchise prepares for its third straight trip to the NBA Finals. General manager Bob Myers made the announcement Thursday, May 25, 2017 though didn’t rule out Kerr coming back at some point if he somehow is healthy enough to do so. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez, File)
May 25, 2017 - 4:54 pm
OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Golden State Warriors coach Steve Kerr is not yet ready to return to the bench as the franchise prepares for its third straight trip to the NBA Finals. General manager Bob Myers made the announcement Thursday, though he didn't rule out Kerr coming back at some point if he...
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Cleveland Cavaliers' LeBron James (23) drives on Boston Celtics' Marcus Smart (36) during the second half of Game 4 of the NBA basketball Eastern Conference finals, Tuesday, May 23, 2017, in Cleveland. (AP Photo/Tony Dejak)
May 25, 2017 - 2:52 pm
BOSTON (AP) — LeBron James says his chase of Michael Jordan's accomplishments is simply personal motivation. It's not about wanting to establish himself as the NBA's greatest player. James spoke Thursday during the morning shootaround before the Cavaliers play the Boston Celtics in Game 5 of the...
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May 25, 2017 - 12:14 pm
ATLANTA (AP) — The Atlanta Hawks hired Travis Schlenk as general manager and head of basketball operations on Thursday, giving the Golden State assistant GM control of personnel decisions. Schlenk succeeds Wes Wilcox, who resigned May 5 as part of the restructuring of the Hawks' front office...
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