The Milwaukee Bucks have signed coach Jason Kidd to a three-year contract extension, keeping him in his position through the 2019-20 season, the team said Tuesday.
LeBron James stepped off the plane and into a blizzard of red-and-gold confetti before hoisting the Larry O'Brien trophy. It gleamed in the bright summer sun, a symbol of hope and history.
More tears. Only this time, tears of joy. Cleveland's championship drought, crossing 52 years, generations and noted by a long list of near misses, is over at last.
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.