Don’t be fooled by the viking beard and the cavalier approach to man-on-man defense. Cleveland guard Matthew Dellavedova is a good country boy with a heart of gold, according to proud residents of the Australian’s sleepy home-town.
Injury-plagued Cleveland is taking inspiration from its star, LeBron James, who has praised teammates like Matthew Dellavedova for their contributions against the Golden State Warriors.
The Golden State Warriors haven’t lost three straight games all season, and doing so now would force them to make the greatest comeback in NBA Finals history.
A new agreement will allow Nike to manufacture jerseys for retail markets as part of an eight-year deal worth about $1 billion, more than double the value of the league’s deal with Adidas.
The arrangement between ESPN and ABC keeps the telecasts of the N.B.A. championship all in the Walt Disney Company family.