[New York Times] Cavaliers 93, Warriors 89 | Cleveland wins series, 4-3: Cavaliers Defeat Warriors to Win Their First N.B.A. Title (Mon, 20 Jun 2016 02:49:38 GMT) The Cavaliers became the first team in history to rally from a 3-1 series deficit in the finals, and it was the first major sports title for the city of Cleveland since 1964. [New York Times] Keeping Score: N.B.A. Finals Legend or Loser? It Often Comes Down to Circumstance (Mon, 20 Jun 2016 04:42:27 GMT) LeBron James headed into Game 7 trying to avoid the scorn that would come with another letdown, but …continue reading
[New York Times] As Warriors Prepare for Game 7, LeBron James Says He Doesn’t Feel Pressure (Sun, 19 Jun 2016 00:36:07 GMT) Needing to make history to bring the first championship to his team and his city? James calls that “an opportunity to do something special.” [New York Times] Keeping Score: Andre Iguodala Could Repeat as M.V.P. of N.B.A. Finals (Sun, 19 Jun 2016 01:20:49 GMT) Andre Iguodala, the veteran swingman, who won the award last season, has guarded LeBron James and made valuable offensive contributions. [New York Times] NBA Finals Dream: Curry, LeBron in All-Or-Nothing Game 7 (Sun, 19 …continue reading
[New York Times] C.C. Sabathia May Be Friends With LeBron James, but His Heart Remains in the Golden State (Sat, 18 Jun 2016 01:59:44 GMT) Sabathia, the owner of a miserly 0.86 E.R.A since May 4, was pulling for the Warriors on Thursday even as he delivered another sterling performance.
[ESPN.com – New York Knicks] Friday's Knicks Links: Linsanity ignored in 'MSG Countdown' (Fri, 17 Jun 2016 05:23:51 EST) Friday's Knicks Links: Linsanity ignored in 'MSG Countdown' [New York Times] Cavaliers 115, Warriors 101 | Series is tied, 3-3: LeBron James and Cavaliers Rout Warriors, Forcing Game 7 (Fri, 17 Jun 2016 03:57:37 GMT) James, appearing in his sixth straight finals, scored 41 points for the second straight game to help send the N.B.A. finals to a decisive contest set for Sunday. [New York Times] On Pro Basketball: For Warriors’ Stephen Curry, Staying Power Is Pushed to the Limits (Fri, …continue reading
[New York Times] Draymond Green, Contrite Yet Chatty, Rejoins the Warriors (Thu, 16 Jun 2016 00:18:00 GMT) Green returned after a one-game suspension just in time to help out the Warriors, who will be without the injured Andrew Bogut. [New York Times] China’s Wang Jianlin Scores FIBA Basketball Partnership (Thu, 16 Jun 2016 07:48:31 GMT) China’s richest man Wang Jianlin has signed a partnership deal with basketball’s international governing body (FIBA), the latest move by the commercial property billionaire to expand his Dalian Wanda business empire into sports and entertainment. [New York Times] Bogut Out of Finals With Injury, Hopeful …continue reading
[ESPN.com – New York Knicks] Wednesday's Knicks Links: Channing Frye thinks Jeff Hornacek was a good choice (Wed, 15 Jun 2016 05:16:04 EST) Wednesday's Knicks Links: Channing Frye thinks Jeff Hornacek was a good choice
[New York Times] Cavaliers 112, Warriors 97 | Golden State leads series, 3-2: Cavaliers Stave Off Elimination in N.B.A. Finals (Tue, 14 Jun 2016 04:28:29 GMT) Big performances from LeBron James and Kyrie Irving helped the Cavaliers send the series back to Cleveland for Game 6. [New York Times] Green-Less Warriors Outhustled by Resurgent Cavaliers (Tue, 14 Jun 2016 08:00:27 GMT) Deprived of fiery power forward Draymond Green, the Golden State Warriors were flat and unfocused on Monday as they fell to the Cleveland Cavaliers in Game Five of the NBA Finals with a chance to secure a second consecutive …continue reading