ThisNBA Championship will not be a four or five-game series.
This image has quickly gone viral and is sporadically trending on Twitter. One of King James' most aggravating moments came with 1:28 left in the third quarter.
The Cleveland Cavaliers would love to steal home court and tie up this series at 1-1 with a victory.
Even if you were rooting against it, you can't deny that the Warriors and Cavaliers meeting in the NBA Finals for the third straight year will be a show beyond any other.
Durant is averaging 25.2 points, 7.8 rebounds, 3.7 assists and 1.2 blocked shots a game in the Warriors' flawless playoff start. The Cavaliers won past year, after a one-game suspension of Draymond Green unsettled the Warriors, who ultimately bricked a 3-1 lead.
Stephen Curry completely understands the rubber-match nature of the 2017 NBA Finals. Meanwhile, LeBron James wants to cushion his position as basketball's most unstoppable force while also cementing his legacy.
"Our chemistry is getting better and better", Durant said. Yikes. If they need any motivation to win, all they have to do is remember Game 5 of the 2016 Finals. The players have a deep rooted loyalty for their franchise, which makes a win all the more important to each individual.
Not since the Boston Celtics and Los Angeles Lakers in the 1980s has the NBA seen a rivalry so intense, this one involving seven of the past eight NBA Most Valuable Player award winners in James with four, Curry with two and Durant with one. Or so Kevin Durant and Steph Curry said after last night's game.
Appearing on ESPN's The Jump today, Scottie Pippen downplayed the impact Curry may have on the series, saying he isn't as "dominant" a player his teammate Kevin Durant or LeBron James.
Before the game, Warriors coachMike Brown, who continued filling in for Steve Kerrwho is battling back surgery complications, said there would be no surprises. After a Cavs turnover - one of their 20 - Durant sank a 3-pointer, turned to the crowd and soaked in the adoration as Cleveland turned to a timeout, down, 105-84.
As the best player on the best regular-season team the National Basketball Association has ever season, Curry was part of the biggest collapse in league history. Dallas didn't disappoint the multitude of haters, winning the series in six, cementing Nowitzki's place among the all-time greats and further fueling undeserved schadenfreude toward James. "We're trying to take what they took from us previous year".
And boy did they feel it, the Warriors lost by 15 and allowed LeBron and Kyrie to both score 41 points.
Irving has played great through the Cavs' walloping of the Eastern Conference, as has Kevin Love, who is having his best postseason campaign since joining Cleveland. I've got to play it by ear - if I'm feeling good I should coach and if I'm not feeling up to it, then I shouldn't. James has called Golden State a "juggernaut" but the Warriors aren't buying all that talk.
The gunfight, between all three of them, happened in front of employees and customers, including children, in the showroom. Officials say that's when Hutchinson attempted to pull a gun from his waistband, but dropped his pistol on a desk.
You can read her full letter here. "Please condemn any acts of violence, which result directly from hate speech & hate groups". The organizer said Wheeler's remarks "endangered every scheduled participant" and said the rally will be moved to Seattle.
Trump's push to roll back the Clean Power Plan, for instance, could prompt electricity generators to burn more coal. Oil majors Shell and Exxon Mobil have also supported the pact along with a number of Republican lawmakers.
After the lottery ended, Pierce wrote on twitter: "And look what I leave behind for the Celts on my way out #1 pick". Had that pick fallen out of the top three, the Sixers would have owned it thanks to the ill-fated Steve Nash trade.
Records show that James bought the house in 2015, but it does not appear that he lives there on a regular basis, TMZ reported . Emmett Till was a 14-year-old black teenager who was killed after being brutally beaten by two white men in MS in 1955.
Kyrgios said he needs to rest and practice well at the same time: 'I haven't been hitting enough tennis balls. Hewitt looked prophetic as he watched courtside when Kyrgios achieved one of the rarest feats in tennis.
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The statement also said Russian Federation had informed the U.S., Turkish and Israeli military forces of the strike in advance. The missiles, which targeted Al-Nusra Front positions, flew over unpopulated areas, the Russian military said.
The fourth-seeded Nadal is trying to become the first player in the Open era to win 10 titles at a single grand slam. Only five of the last 40 grand slam crowns have eluded those four players. "I fought with the arms I had.
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If you're new to betting, My Betting Sites can help you understand how betting odds work ahead of the Champions League final. Real Madrid continued to own Atletico Madrid in the semifinals with a 4-2 victory, including 3-0 in the first leg.
House committee issues subpoenas; Comey OK'd to testify
Comey to testify before the Senate Intelligence Committee about his contacts with the president, according to a Comey associate. Ed Markey, a Democrat on the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, told CNN: "Nunes is too close to the Trump White House".
Warburton to lead Lions in New Zealand tour opener
The series starts tomorrow night when the Lions take on the New Zealand Provincial Barbarians at Whangarei's Toll Stadium. If a tour game or two ends in defeat along the way, he would accept that, providing the tour objectives were being met.
Trump expected to withdraw from Paris climate agreement
All signatories to the United Nations climate change treaty have signed onto the Paris accords except for Syria and Nicaragua. China says it will work with the European Union to uphold the global agreement on climate change even if the USA pulls out.
Newcomers to Cavs-Warriors rivalry embrace Finals
Some might wonder where that willingness was in OKC when he signed his max rookie extension, but that's a whole different story. Kevin Durant and Stephen Curry sit side-by-side on the bench in the 4th quarter, towels draped on heads and eyes on the court.
Tamim century lifts Bangladesh to 305-6 against England
Bangladesh play their second game on Monday, against Australia, while hosts England will entertain New Zealand the next day. Tamim and Sarkar are the best opener for the Bangladesh and they will score big total in the first powerplay.
Trump to declare climate decision 'very soon'
In it the US had agreed to reduce its emissions by 26 percent by 2025 when compared to levels in 2005 - about 1.6 billion tons. How does a country exit the Paris Agreement? That requires the same one-year notice, but there's no waiting period.
The Nest Cam IQ can recognise and track intruders
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Speller's journey shows how tough national bee has become
She listens to most top hit music and has just started listening to Hamilton: An American Musical, which she really enjoys. The top spellers from around the United States are in Washington , D.C. for the 2017 Scripps National Spelling Bee .
9 local guards dead, 11 Americans wounded in Kabul
The United States now has more than 8,000 troops in Afghanistan, training local forces and conducting counterterrorism operations. USA troops in Afghanistan number about 8,400 now, and there are another 5,000 from North Atlantic Treaty Organisation allies.