NBA Finals

Milwaukee Brewers' Christian Yelich is congratulated after hitting a two-run home run during the fifth inning of a baseball game against the Cincinnati Reds Friday, June 21, 2019, in Milwaukee. (AP Photo/Morry Gash)
June 23, 2019 - 9:26 am
MILWAUKEE (AP) — Christian Yelich first met Giannis Antetokounmpo last month in downtown Milwaukee. The encounter happened inside a hallway at Fiserv Forum after Antetokounmpo and the Bucks eliminated the Boston Celtics in the Eastern Conference semifinals. The meeting of the Milwaukee stars...
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Toronto Raptors guard Kyle Lowry, center right, holds Larry O'Brien NBA Championship Trophy after the Raptors defeated the Golden State Warriors 114-110 in Game 6 of basketball’s NBA Finals, Thursday, June 13, 2019, in Oakland, Calif. (Frank Gunn/The Canadian Press via AP)
June 14, 2019 - 12:36 pm
OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — NBA Commissioner Adam Silver is expected to open next week's draft by announcing that Zion Williamson is the No. 1 overall selection headed to New Orleans. And four months after that, Silver will be in Toronto on opening night to help the Raptors hand out championship rings...
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June 14, 2019 - 7:52 am
The Raptors won the NBA Finals on Thursday night when they closed out the Golden State Warriors in Game 6 of the series. Game Recap:
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Golden State Warriors' Klay Thompson shoots at practice for the NBA Finals in Oakland on Wednesday, June 12, 2019. The Warriors are scheduled to play the Toronto Raptors in Game 6 of basketball's NBA Finals on Thursday. (Frank Gunn/The Canadian Press via AP)
June 12, 2019 - 4:54 pm
OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Stephen Curry offered a long list of things motivating the Golden State Warriors to extend their season once more and keep alive the chase for a third straight championship. Winning for injured teammate Kevin Durant certainly ranks No. 1 heading into Game 6 of the NBA Finals...
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Chuck & Winkler
June 03, 2019 - 8:56 pm
How should you bet Game 3 between thle Golden State Warriors and the Toronto Raptors? Who is the best bet for the Finals MVP?'s Eli Hershkovich has the details .
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Rapper Drake, left,, says something to Golden State Warriors forward Draymond Green (23) after the Toronto Raptors defeated the Warriors in Game 1 of basketball’s NBA Finals, Thursday, May 30, 2019, in Toronto. (Nathan Denette/The Canadian Press via AP)
Wendy's Big Show
May 31, 2019 - 4:24 pm
Obnoxious sideline celebrities are as much a part of the NBA as slam dunks and getting away with an extra step or two. From Jack Nicholson to Spike Lee to Jimmy Buffett, we've grown accustomed to boorish, entitled superstars doing their best to make themselves part of the game. Welcome to the club...
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June 08, 2018 - 10:57 pm
CLEVELAND - Stephen Curry scored 37 points in Game 4, pacing the Golden State Warriors to a 108-85 win over the Cleveland Cavaliers and the team's third NBA title in four seasons. It's the first time a team has swept an NBA Finals since 2009 when the San Antonio Spurs swept the Cavaliers in LeBron...
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Golden State Warriors forward Kevin Durant (35) and guard Stephen Curry (30) celebrate after game five of the 2017 NBA Finals against the Cleveland Cavaliers at Oracle Arena.
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Kyle McCann
December 04, 2017 - 9:36 am
With a 129-120 win in Game 5 of the NBA Finals, the Golden State Warriors have won their second championship in three years. Finals MVP Kevin Durant dropped 39 and Stephen Curry added 34 with 10 assists. The Warriors bested LeBron James , who scored 41-points as part of a triple-double, and the...
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