June 24, 2016

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Believe it! Cavs beat Warriors in Oakland for first NBA title

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — LeBron James and his relentless, never-count-them-out Cavaliers pulled off an improbable NBA Finals comeback, and Cleveland is title town again at long last. James delivered on a promise from two years ago to bring a championship to his native northeast Ohio, and he and the Cavs became the first team to Read More…

Commentary: Game 7 offers the ultimate high … or low

Game 7. There’s no more after this one. This is it. This is Game 7. The end game. History happens in a Game 7. History IS a Game 7. People who don’t even care about the game or about the sport will watch a Game 7, just because it is Game 7. The end game. Read More…

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A King-sized opportunity: LeBron James, Cavaliers can make history with win over Warriors, end Cleveland’s title drought

Like the 1997 Indians, who lost Game 7 of the World Series to the Florida Marlins, the Cavaliers are on the doorstep. All that remains is to beat the defending champion Golden State Warriors, who are 50-4 at home this season, in Game 7 of the NBA Finals tonight at 8 at Oakland’s Oracle Arena. Read More…

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Cavs notes: Warriors guard and NBA MVP Steph Curry expects to meet expectations, play the game of his career

Asked Saturday if he had spoken with two-time league MVP Steph Curry since Game 6 of the NBA Finals, Golden State Warriors coach Steve Kerr smiled and said, “We just tweet back and forth.” Curry, who fouled out and was ejected from Game 6 at Quicken Loans Arena, was also lighthearted at Oakland’s Oracle Arena Read More…

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LeBron putting together another epic Finals performance

CLEVELAND — LeBron James has 181 points, 68 rebounds, 51 assists, 16 steals and 13 blocks through six games of the NBA Finals. Those are averages of 30.2, 11.3, 8.5, 2.67 and 2.17. All are tops in the series not only for the Cavaliers — he’s tied with Tristan Thompson in rebounding — but also Read More…

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Warriors’ Kerr, Curry fined for Game 6 antics

Steve Kerr cried foul, Steph Curry fouled out, threw his mouthpiece and got ejected and Ayesha Curry took to Twitter. Other than that, there wasn’t a lot of news from the Golden State Warriors following their 115-101 loss to the Cavaliers on Thursday in Game 6 of the NBA Finals, which set up a winner-take-all Read More…

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NBA Finals, Cavaliers 115, Warriors 101: LeBron James scores 41 again as Cleveland forces Game 7, moves 1 win from long-awaited title

CLEVELAND — June 16, 2016, went a lot better for the Cavaliers than June 16, 2015, did. LeBron James made sure of it. On the one-year anniversary of the Golden State Warriors winning the NBA championship in Game 6 at Quicken Loans Arena, James and the Cavs jumped all over Steph Curry, Klay Thompson and Read More…

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Cavaliers Commentary: LeBron James’ majesty makes historic comeback — and title — possible

It’s now down to a best-of-one — thanks to the one and only. It also might be time for a recount on the MVP voting. This is why LeBron James came home. For games like this, in a Finals like this, so he could do exactly this — what nobody else in the sport or Read More…

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NBA Finals: Tristan Thompson comes up huge for Cavaliers with 15 points, 16 rebounds

CLEVELAND — Tristan Thompson made a name for himself in the 2015 playoffs, but he played the best game of his career Thursday night. Thompson had 15 points and a personal postseason-high 16 rebounds as the Cavaliers led from wire to wire in a 115-101 victory over the Golden State Warriors in Game 6 of Read More…

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NBA Finals: Golden State makes runs at Cavaliers but can’t overcome slow starts to each half

CLEVELAND — The Splash Brothers rolled into Quicken Loans Arena on Thursday night but it appeared things had all but dried up for the Golden State Warriors. With a 3-2 lead in the best-of-seven NBA Finals, the Warriors went cold out of the gate — missing their first seven shots — as the Cleveland Cavaliers Read More…

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