Steph Curry on NBA Finals: ‘I know I didn’t play my best’

The NBA’s two-time MVP isn’t shying away from his internal disappointment in the the way he played during the Golden State Warriors’ NBA Finals loss to Cleveland Cavaliers. “I take it on the chin because I know I didn’t play my best,” Warriors guard Steph Curry said, via Ethan Strauss of ESPN. “And that’s something […]

Cavs assistant coach: LeBron block ‘the greatest play I’ve ever seen’

Every championship run needs a signature moment, a play that will live forever in the highlight reels. LeBron James delivered a perfect one for the Cleveland Cavaliers during Game 7 of the 2016 NBA Finals. The King’s chase-down block of Andre Iguodala late in the fourth quarter helped the Cavaliers complete their historic Finals comeback and win […]

Kyrie Irving on LeBron James: ‘Best player on the planet’

A historic three-game stretch has left no doubt. LeBron James, who willed the Cleveland Cavaliers to their first NBA title in 52 years, has officially reclaimed his crown as the greatest active basketball player in the world. “He had a freakin’ triple-double in Game 7 of an NBA Finals game,” teammate Kyrie Irving said, via […]

History says the Warriors have a big advantage in Game 7

History does not always predict future events with perfect clarity, but the Golden State Warriors won’t mind having a little history on their side to finish the NBA Finals. Especially after the last two nightmare games against LeBron James and the Cleveland Cavaliers. Despite letting a 3-1 series lead slip away in Games 5 and […]

LeBron James leads the NBA Finals in everything

LeBron James has taken over the 2016 NBA Finals. Pushed to the brink of elimination, James has powered the Cleveland Cavaliers to back-to-back wins—scoring 82 points in two games and crushing the winningest team in NBA history with the force of his unbelievable ability to fill up the stat sheet in every way possible. James […]

Kyrie Irving: ‘Special’ LeBron was ‘unbelievable’ in Game 6

During a pivotal stretch of Thursday night’s Game 6 win in the NBA Finals, LeBron James scored or assisted on 27 straight points for the suddenly streaking Cleveland Cavaliers. Told of James’ dominance, which helped close out the Golden State Warriors and set up a winner-take-all Game 7, all Kyrie Irving could do was smile […]

Spotlighting LeBron James’ historic Game 5

LeBron James kept the Cleveland Cavaliers alive in the NBA Finals with what can only described as a historic Game 5 performance on Monday night from Oracle Arena. Facing the reigning NBA champions on the road in an elimination game, James produced 41 points, 16 rebounds, seven assists, three steals and three blocks, while hitting four […]

Steph Curry: ‘I have to play 100 times better’

The league’s back-to-back MVP has struggled to find a foothold through the first three games of the 2016 NBA Finals. Steph Curry, who averaged 30.1 points per game in the regular season and 27.9 in Golden State’s series win over the Oklahoma City Thunder, has just 48 total points and zero games with over 20 points […]

The most incredible stat from Games 1 and 2 of the NBA Finals

Through two games of the NBA Finals, the Golden State Warriors have produced a plus-48 point differential, LeBron James has 11 turnovers and 22 misses for the struggling Cleveland Cavaliers and no player has more points than Draymond Green’s 44. But what is the most incredible stat from the first two games of the NBA Finals? […]

All the Cavaliers are struggling in the NBA Finals

After two decisive losses in Golden State to start the NBA Finals, the Cleveland Cavaliers can only become champions by securing victory in four of the next five games against the winningest team in league history. It has taken a total team effort to put the Cavs in this precarious position. Eyes always focus in on LeBron […]

Serge Ibaka confident Kevin Durant will return to Thunder

After a playoff stretch in which the Oklahoma City Thunder advanced to the doorstep of the NBA Finals, forward Serge Ibaka is fully confident All-Star Kevin Durant—who is a free agent this summer—will return to the franchise. From ESPN’s Royce Young: Ibaka on KD: “I have confidence. Where he going to go? Tell me. After what we […]

Kevin Durant not apologizing for volume of Game 5 shooting

Kevin Durant and Russell Westbrook missed 36 of their 59 shots during Oklahoma City’s Game 5 loss to the Golden State Warriors, but Durant isn’t apologizing for the aggressiveness of the Thunder’s two stars. “That’s who we are,” Durant said, via ESPN. “We’ve got to be aggressive. When they’re going in, you won’t say anything. […]

Thunder are killing the Warriors with small ball

The Oklahoma City Thunder are using their own version of “small ball” to obliterate a Golden State Warriors team that often used a smaller lineup to run and shoot their way to an NBA record 73 regular-season wins. According to Royce Young of ESPN, the Thunder have outscored the Warriors by an incredible 91-35 margin […]

Steve Kerr dismisses Steph Curry injury rumors

Golden State Warriors head coach Steve Kerr strongly denied a report that claimed NBA MVP Steph Curry is still injured and playing at only 70 percent. “Nobody has said anything about Steph being 70 percent to me,” Kerr said, via ESPN. “Training staff, relatives, friends, sources with knowledge of the team’s thinking — nobody has […]

Draymond Green: ‘I’ve been awful’

All Star forward Draymond Green is taking responsibility for his role in the Golden State Warriors being pushed to the brink of elimination in the Western Conference Finals. Over four games against the Oklahoma City Thunder, Green has averaged 11.3 points, 7.0 rebounds and 4.0 assists, while shooting 33 percent and committing 3.3 turnovers per game. […]