[New York Times] On Pro Basketball: Twenty Years Apart, Signature Moments for LeBron James and Michael Jordan (Tue, 21 Jun 2016 09:00:03 GMT) The two dominant players of their eras are linked by emotional championship victories on Father’s Day and a shared responsibility for helping to deny the Warriors’ claim to the title of “best team ever.” [New York Times] LeBron Blasts Critics on Social Media After Winning Title (Tue, 21 Jun 2016 06:18:56 GMT) LeBron James ended his social media blackout by throwing a knockout punch at his critics. [New York Times] Disappointed Warriors Vow to Get Back to …continue reading
[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