The drought is over for Cleveland, and the debate is over as well. Best player in basketball? His name is LeBron James.
Lebron James went down on all fours and dug into his elbows, unable to contain the intense emotions with the final 6.5 seconds run out with the ball bouncing out of the hoop. Even had that shot gone in, the Warriors would have been one point behind the Cavaliers, the decision sealed with the most determinative three-point shot of the night by Kyrie Irving that put the Cavs 92-89, breaking a fourth-quarter stalemate. Lebron then got one more point.
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.
The level of tension is growing rapidly for the Golden State Warriors. Someone gets suspended, someone gets hurt, someone gets ejected, and lots of someones make no effort to hide their frustration.
LeBron James delivered one of his greatest performances Thursday, scoring 41 points to power the Cleveland Cavaliers over Golden State 115-101 and force a one-game showdown for the NBA title.
Ayesha Curry was angry about getting into Game 6 of the NBA Finals later than she planned. Stephen Curry was steaming when he left the game earlier than he wanted.
For all the criticism of Golden State's Draymond Green and his penchant for committing flagrant fouls during these playoffs, Wednesday may have brought the harshest words yet.
Golden State center Andrew Bogut will need six to eight weeks to recover from a left knee injury, ruling him out for the remainder of the NBA Finals and almost certainly affecting his Olympic plans as well.
Stephen Curry sat on the bench and buried his head in his hand. Fellow Splash Brother Klay Thompson wrapped a towel around his face.
NEW YORK -- Glory Johnson knows that a lot of attention will be on her when she and the Dallas Wings square off against her ex-spouse Brittney Griner and the Mercury in Phoenix on Saturday.