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Warriors avenge Christmas defeat, blow out Cavs at home

Jan 17, 2017 - 11:32 AM

UPDATED It is the defending champions worst loss of the season

PAYBACK. Draymond Green (L) high fives Klay Thompson as the Golden State Warriors get a victory over defending champion Cleveland Cavaliers at ORACLE Arena on January 16, 2017 in Oakland, California. Ezra Shaw/Getty Images/AFP

LeBron makes case for all-time best with historic NBA Finals

Jun 21, 2016 - 9:20 PM

LeBron James has made himself the dominant player of his era reaching the NBA Finals 6 years in a row

HISTORY. LeBron James is cementing his legacy as one of the game's legends in leading the Cleveland Cavaliers to a historic NBA championship. Ezra Shaw/Getty Images/AFP

Cavs' Jefferson talks of retirement after winning NBA title

Jun 20, 2016 - 5:37 PM

Richard Jefferson a 15 year veteran was vital for the Cavaliers in the 2016 NBA Finals

RETIRING? Richard Jefferson (C) considers retiring after winning NBA title. LARRY W. SMITH/EPA

Tearful LeBron delivers on vow to end Cleveland title drought

Jun 20, 2016 - 5:07 PM

LeBron James ends 52 years of sporting frustration for the city of Cleveland

PROMISE FULFILLED. LeBron James holds up the Larry O'Brien Trophy after beating the Golden State Warriors in the NBA Finals game seven at Oracle Arena in Oakland, California, USA, 19 June 2016. JOHN G. MABANGLO/EPA

Curry, Warriors stunned as record-win season ends in epic collapse

Jun 20, 2016 - 4:39 PM

At the end Steph Curry could only watch a tearful LeBron James celebrate with the trophy and wonder what more he might have done in a game where 9 months of work toward a title went down to the last seconds

STUNNED. Stephen Curry (R) and Andre Iguodala stand on the court after the final buzzer, staying to witness LeBron James and the Cleveland Cavaliers celebrate winning the NBA championship. JOHN G. MABANGLO/EPA

WATCH: Highlights of Cavs vs Warriors in Game 7

Jun 20, 2016 - 3:15 PM

Check out the full game highlights from Game 7 of the 2016 NBA Finals

BIG 3. Kyrie Irving of the Cleveland Cavaliers shoots a big 3-point basket late in the fourth quarter to break an 89-all deadlock. Ezra Shaw/Getty Images/AFP

IN PHOTOS: LeBron, Cavaliers bask in NBA championship glory

Jun 20, 2016 - 2:29 PM

See photos of Cleveland s emotional celebration

SWEET VICTORY. It was a long time coming – but LeBron James of the Cleveland Cavaliers holds the Larry O'Brien Championship Trophy after defeating the Golden State Warriors. He finally fulfills his promise to bring a title to the city of Cleveland. Ezra Shaw/Getty Images/AFP

WATCH: LeBron James rejects Curry, Iguodala in Game 7 win

Jun 20, 2016 - 2:10 PM

James victimizes Stephen Curry and Andre Iguodala in an NBA championship clinching win

BLOCK PARTY. LeBron James sends back Stephen Curry's layup in Game 7. Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images/AFP

Fans rejoice, appreciate Cavs and Warriors after historic NBA Finals

Jun 20, 2016 - 1:26 PM

Check out social media reactions from both Cavaliers and Warriors fans after Game 7 of the NBA Finals

CHAMPIONS. Cleveland Cavaliers players LeBron James (C) holds up the Larry O'Brien Trophy after beating the Golden State Warriors in the NBA Finals game seven at Oracle Arena in Oakland, California, USA, 19 June 2016. Photo by JOHN G. MABANGLO/EPA

WATCH: Kevin Love channels Stone Cold with beer celebration

Jun 20, 2016 - 12:55 PM

Stone Cold Kevin Love celebrates his first NBA Championship with a double can beer chug

STONE COLD KEVIN LOVE. Kevin Love celebrated the Cavs' Game 7 victory by knocking back a few Steve-weisers. Screenshot from Vine

WATCH: Irving buries clutch championship-clinching 3-pointer in Game 7

Jun 20, 2016 - 12:20 PM

Kyrie Irving hits the dagger triple as the Cavaliers win the NBA championship

Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images/AFP

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Jun 20, 2016 - 12:20 PM

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In leading historic comeback, LeBron wins NBA Finals MVP

Jun 20, 2016 - 10:59 AM

LeBron James leads the Cleveland Cavaliers in a big finals comeback to win the 2016 NBA championship

FINALS MVP. LeBron James fittingly wins Finals MVP. JOHN G. MABANGLO/EPA

Cavs beat Warriors in Game 7 for first NBA title

Jun 20, 2016 - 10:37 AM

LeBron James delivers on his promise to give the city of Cleveland its first major sports championship since 1964

5 facts about Game 7 of the 2016 NBA Finals

Jun 19, 2016 - 3:30 PM

Here are some interesting tidbits about Game 7 of the 2016 NBA Finals between the Golden State Warriors and the Cleveland Cavaliers

LeBron says no legacy at stake in NBA Finals showdown

Jun 19, 2016 - 2:30 PM

LeBron James talks about his growth and maturity over the years and how he s learned the importance of staying in the moment

IN THE MOMENT. For Cleveland Cavaliers player LeBron James, Game 7 is about staying in the moment. Photo by LARRY W. SMITH/EPA

It's a golden ticket – nearly $50,000 for 2 to NBA Finals

Jun 19, 2016 - 12:45 PM

The ticket resale firm says it sold the most expensive non suite seats in its 16 year history to the Father s Day matchup at Oracle Arena

NBA FINALS. Cleveland Cavaliers forward LeBron James (R) and Golden State Warriors guard Stephen Curry (L) in action in Game 6. Photo by LARRY W. SMITH/EPA

Curry says his 'greatest game' needed for NBA Finals win

Jun 19, 2016 - 12:32 PM

Stephen Curry will try to lead the Golden State Warriors to a second straight NBA championship in Game 7 against the Cleveland Cavaliers

GAME FACE. Golden State Warriors player Stephen Curry speaks to the media during their NBA Finals practice and media availability at Oracle Arena in Oakland, California, USA, 18 June 2016. Photo by LARRY W. SMITH/EPA

Back pain won't keep Iguodala out of NBA Finals showdown

Jun 19, 2016 - 11:49 AM

Warriors coach Steve Kerr says he will decide on game day whether or not to limit Andre Iguodala s minutes

KEEP BATTLING. Andre Iguodala assures he will play in Game 7 and will keep battling amid back pain. Photo by LARRY W. SMITH/EPA

HIGHLIGHTS: 2016 NBA Finals Game 7 - Cleveland vs Golden State

Jun 19, 2016 - 10:57 AM

Relive the Cavs historic NBA Championship victory moment to moment

5 facts about the 2016 NBA Finals

Jun 18, 2016 - 5:26 PM

Here are 5 facts that you may not yet know about this series between the Golden State Warriors and the Cleveland Cavaliers

NBA FINALS. Cleveland Cavaliers forward LeBron James (R) and Golden State Warriors guard Stephen Curry (L) in action in Game 6. Photo by LARRY W. SMITH/EPA

Frustrated Curry, Warriors on brink of biggest NBA Finals choke

Jun 18, 2016 - 12:50 PM

Unanimous NBA MVP Stephen Curry is feeling the frustration of the Golden State Warriors collapse ahead of Game 7

THE KING KNEELS. LeBron James has been unstoppable over the past two games, while reigning NBA MVP Stephen Curry has struggled to make the impact to close out the series. Photo by Jason Miller/Getty Images/AFP

Steph Curry fined $25K, avoids Game 7 suspension

Jun 18, 2016 - 12:03 AM

Stephen Curry won t be suspended for Game 7 after throwing his mouthguard into the crowd and hitting a fan

NO WORRY FOR CURRY. Both Stephen Curry and coach Steve Kerr were hit with fines, which was a significantly lower sanction than some had feared. Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images/AFP

Curry likely to face fine, not suspension, for tossing mouthpiece

Jun 17, 2016 - 5:30 PM

There are differences between Udonis Haslem s suspension and what Stephen Curry did in Game 6

CHILL PILL. Stephen Curry fouled out, pegged a courtside observer with a mouthpiece and was ejected for the first time in his career in the span of a few seconds during Game 6. Photo by Ronald Martinez/Getty Images/AFP

WATCH: Steph Curry loses temper, hits fan with mouthguard after fouling out

Jun 17, 2016 - 12:44 PM

Stephen Curry was not happy after fouling out of the Warriors Game 6 loss to the Cavaliers

TAKE A CHILL PILL. One lucky fan got a saliva-covered souvenir from Game 6 courtesy of Stephen Curry's temper. Photo by Ronald Martinez/Getty Images/AFP

Bogut to miss remainder of NBA Finals with left knee injury

Jun 16, 2016 - 12:51 AM

The Warriors say Andrew Bogut will not require surgery but will need a minimum of 6 to 8 weeks to recover

INJURED. Golden State Warriors center Andrew Bogut holds his knee in pain during the second half of the NBA Finals Game 5 between Cleveland Cavaliers and Golden State Warriors. Photo by JOHN G. MABANGLO/EPA

WATCH: LeBron James shouts at Kevin Love during Game 5

Jun 15, 2016 - 5:22 PM

Kevin Love had few highlights in Game 5 but managed to get a stern talking to from LeBron James

TOUGH LOVE. Kevin Love, seen here going for the ball against Steph Curry, wanted to high five LeBron James but instead got some yelling. Photo by JOHN G. MABANGLO/EPA

Cavs vow to be ready while Warriors could lose Bogut

Jun 15, 2016 - 12:07 PM

Cleveland gets ready while Golden State awaits final results of an MRI exam on center Andrew Bogut

INJURED. Golden State Warriors center Andrew Bogut holds his knee in pain during the second half of the NBA Finals Game 5 between Cleveland Cavaliers and Golden State Warriors. Photo by JOHN G. MABANGLO/EPA

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Jun 14, 2016 - 7:49 PM

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WATCH: LeBron, Irving combine for 82 points as Cavs win Game 5

Jun 14, 2016 - 6:15 PM

Watch the 82 points scored by LeBron James and Kyrie Irving to power the Cleveland Cavaliers past the Golden State Warriors

TAKEOVER. Kyrie Irving and LeBron James of the Cleveland Cavaliers react during the fourth quarter against the Golden State Warriors in Game 5 of the 2016 NBA Finals. Photo by Ronald Martinez/Getty Images/AFP

Green's suspension hurts Warriors defense in key loss

Jun 14, 2016 - 5:38 PM

In addition to tough individual defensive work against LeBron James Draymond Green was the communicator who made the Warriors defense flow smoothly

MISSING DRAYMOND. The Golden State Warriors suffer in the absence of suspended Draymond Green. Photo by LARRY W. SMITH/EPA

Cavs pounce on short-handed Warriors to extend NBA Finals

Jun 14, 2016 - 11:54 AM

UPDATED LeBron James and Kyrie Irving lead the charge

STILL ALIVE. Cleveland Cavaliers' forward LeBron James (L) goes against Golden State Warriors' guard forward Andre Iguodala as the Cavs stay alive one more game in the NBA Finals. Photo by JOHN G. MABANGLO/EPA

HIGHLIGHTS: 2016 NBA Finals Game 5 - Cleveland vs Golden State

Jun 14, 2016 - 8:53 AM

Game 5 features a superb performance by LeBron James and Kyrie Irving to lead the Cavaliers in a big win over the Warriors

Ayesha Curry hits LeBron James after Draymond Green suspension

Jun 13, 2016 - 7:32 PM

What did Ayesha Curry Steph s wife have to say about LeBron James after Warriors Draymond Green was slapped a one game ban?

SUSPENDED. Tempers rose between LeBron James and Draymond Green in Game 4, with James earning a technical foul and Green being assessed a flagrant one. Photo by Jason Miller/Getty Images/AFP

NBA Finals: LeBron laughs off hurt feelings over trash talking

Jun 13, 2016 - 11:00 AM

LeBron James said after Game 4 that he was upset more by what Draymond Green told him than by the groin shot which earned him a flagrant

PART OF THE GAME. LeBron James admits trash talking is part of the game but says players know which lines not to cross. Photo by Bob Donnan/EPA

Green, Warriors await word from NBA on possible ban

Jun 12, 2016 - 11:58 AM

Repeated major fouls by Draymond Green could lead to a suspension for striking LeBron James if league officials review the play and decide Green committed a flagrant foul

UNDER REVIEW. Golden State Warriors forward Draymond Green (C-L) passes the ball as he is defended by Cleveland Cavaliers forward LeBron James (C-R) in Game 4. Green and James got entangled late in the game and Green's strike to the groin of James is under review. Photo by DAVID MAXWELL/EPA

LIVE BLOG: 2016 NBA Finals Game 4 - Cleveland vs Golden State

Jun 11, 2016 - 5:30 AM

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'Do or Die' time for Cavs despite Warriors Game 3 woes

Jun 08, 2016 - 2:14 PM

The Warriors have struggled in game 3s losing the third game in their past 4 playoff series and 5 of the past 6

ON TO GAME 3. Cleveland Cavaliers player LeBron James (CL), Kyrie Irving (L), Richard Jefferson (CR), and J.R. Smith (R) sit on the bench during the fourth period Game 2. Can they snatch a win at home in Game 3? Photo by JOHN G. MABANGLO/EPA

NBA Finals: Concussion-hit Love remains uncertain for Cavs

Jun 08, 2016 - 12:18 PM

Kevin Love does not take part in practice and Cavaliers coach Tyronn Lue says a decision will be made on Love come game day

BLOW. The Cleveland Cavaliers' Kevin Love (C) gets up and walks on the court after absorbing a blow to the head by Harrison Barnes' elbow. Photo by John G. Mabanglo/EPA

LIVE BLOG: 2016 NBA Finals Game 3 - Cleveland vs Golden State

Jun 08, 2016 - 1:53 AM

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NBA Finals: Cavaliers look to get tough against wary Warriors

Jun 07, 2016 - 11:26 PM

Only 3 teams have overcome 2 0 deficits to win the finals and no team trailing 3 0 has ever rallied to win an NBA playoff series

ON TO GAME 3. Cleveland Cavaliers player LeBron James (CL), Kyrie Irving (L), Richard Jefferson (CR), and J.R. Smith (R) sit on the bench during the fourth period Game 2. Can they snatch a win at home in Game 3? Photo by JOHN G. MABANGLO/EPA

WATCH: MVP Steph Curry enjoys watching Game 2 from the bench

Jun 06, 2016 - 1:13 PM

Check out Curry s colorful reactions as he watches from the bench

CHILLIN'. Steph Curry enjoys the action from the bench as his teammates go on to build a double-digit lead against the Cleveland Cavaliers. Screengrab from YouTube/NBA

WATCH: Big plays in Warriors' rout of Cavs in Game 2

Jun 06, 2016 - 12:47 PM

Check out the full highlights from Game 2 of the NBA Finals

GAME 2. Golden State Warriors guard Stephen Curry (R) goes to the basket against Cleveland Cavaliers forward LeBron James (L). Photo by BOB DONNAN/USA TODAY SPORTS/EPA

WATCH: Warriors' Andrew Bogut puts on block party in Game 2

Jun 06, 2016 - 12:35 PM

Bogut has 4 blocks in the first quarter of Game 2 of the NBA Finals against the Cleveland Cavaliers

REJECTED. Golden State Warriors center Andrew Bogut blocks a shot by Cleveland Cavaliers center Tristan Thompson. Photo by EZRA SHAW/GETTY IMAGES/EPA

WATCH: Kevin Love hit by elbow to back of head in Game 2

Jun 06, 2016 - 12:10 PM

Kevin Love gets hit by Harrison Barnes as Barnes tries to go for the rebound in the second quarter

BLOW. Cleveland Cavaliers' Kevin Love (C) gets up and walks on the court after absorbing a blow to the head by Harrison Barnes' elbow. Photo by JOHN G. MABANGLO/EPA

Green catches fire as Warriors rout Cavs for 2-0 NBA Finals lead

Jun 06, 2016 - 10:36 AM

UPDATED Draymond Green who was feeling it from the get go connects on 5 of 8 3 pointers

FLEX. Golden State Warriors forward Draymond Green flexes his muscles as he explodes in a Game 2 rout of the Cleveland Cavaliers in the NBA Finals. Photo by EZRA SHAW/GETTY IMAGES/EPA

HIGHLIGHTS: 2016 NBA Finals Game 2 - Cleveland vs Golden State

Jun 05, 2016 - 11:27 PM

In case you missed the action check out the highlights here

Curry, Irving seek to recover shooting form in NBA Finals

Jun 05, 2016 - 12:05 PM

Golden State Warriors star Stephen Curry and Cleveland Cavaliers playmaker Kyrie Irving will try to shake off poor shooting performances

SHOOTING TOUCH. Steph Curry (L) struggled in Game 1 but the Warriors still found a way to win. Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images/AFP

#DubNation: VP Leni Robredo and family show support for Golden State Warriors

Jun 03, 2016 - 8:29 PM

Golden State can count on the Robredos being locked in

VP GSW. Vice president-elect Leni Robredo and family are clearly #DubNation. Photo from Robredo's Twitter account

HIGHLIGHTS: 2016 NBA Finals Game 1 - Cleveland vs Golden State

Jun 02, 2016 - 11:42 PM

Relive Game 1 action here