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Author: 0 Cavaliers' LeBron James first to average triple-double in Finals

Congrats to Durant and the Golden State Warriors . " You can't turn the basketball over, you can't take bad shots because you don't have floor balance", coach Tyronn Lue said . In the other three quarters , Cleveland held a four-point advantage. The Cavs never were closer than eight points the rest of the way. Instead, Durant joined Stephen Curry in the Bay Area.

Author: 0 Durant planned for this title months ago in picking Warriors

The 129-120 victory marks Golden State's second National Basketball Association title in three years, having clinched the series 4-1. She interviewed a half dozen players, coaches and owners in the post-game and she didn't just mail it in with the terrible question of "How do you feel?" After answering one final question following an extended stay at the podium, the NBA Finals Most Valuable Player (MVP) felt like he might have said more than he should.

Author: 0 Jason Dufner bounces back to win the Memorial

I almost had a chance to win there."I really don't have any goals tomorrow besides give all my efforts into each shot", Summerhays said.While there was no pressure on the long putt, Dufner sank it anyway."My game's really solid right now".

Author: 0 Josh Jackson cancels scheduled workout with Celtics

Mark Medina of the L.A. Daily News reports not only are the Lakers finalizing a second workout with Ball, who didn't exactly impress during the first audition . With Ball being rumored in the top three and the Lakers having the number two pick, there's a strong possibility the pick will be Ball. But if the Lakers were watching to see how Lonzo handles himself in a big public setting, I imagine this TV appearance would only help.

Sport Good result for Ireland as Wales and Serbia play out a draw
Author: 0 Good result for Ireland as Wales and Serbia play out a draw

Amazingly, the penalty made famous by Panenka - the shoot-out victor in the 1976 European Championship final against West Germany - was scored at the same Belgrade stadium. The Welsh goalkeeper had to punch away a risky Filip Kostic just after the interval and the Serbians felt they should have had two penalties in the opening stages.

Author: 0 Golden State defeat Cleveland Cavaliers to claim National Basketball Association crown

Prior to Game 4 against the Blazers, Kerr wasn't sure if he would be able to return to the sidelines during Golden State's playoff run. But that idea fizzled fast when the Warriors opened with a pair of lopsided wins at home, fought back late to steal the next game in Cleveland and then, after dropping their first game of the postseason, closed out the series at home.

Sport Stricker proud of his Wisconsin grit to get into US Open
Author: 0 Stricker proud of his Wisconsin grit to get into US Open

Johnson is expecting his second child this week and his wife, Paulina Gretzky , is set to undergo a c-section birth just two days before DJ has to defend his U.S. "I will. I forgot to take my pills this morning, and I've been sneezing about 50 times already". "I teed off a little too on the defensive side, tried to respect the golf course too much and not playing as aggressive as I did", Rahm said.

Author: 0 Penguins' Stanley Cup victory parade will be held Wednesday

Bonino revealed after Sunday's Game 6 victory that broke his leg in the first period of Game 2, but played through it, finishing the night with 16:06 of ice time - more than he logged in Game 1. Yes, it would have been helpful if the Preds didn't go 0-4 on the power play, including a 5-on-3. "It stings", said defenseman P.K. Subban, brought over in a trade stunner in the offseason and a foil for Crosby all series.

Author: 0 Three players dismissed amid sexual assault case

After hearing of a potential "sexual misconduct" incident involving a Michigan State player in January, Dantonio " followed MSU policy and his training on that policy", reporting the incident to the school's Office of Institutional Equity and informing the appropriate parties (and nobody else) on campus, while not interfering with an investigation.

Author: 0 Buttler hits rapid 61 as England all out for 310 against NZ

England Captain Eoin Morgan has praised his team's bowling after dismissing New Zealand for a low total in a Champions Trophy Group A match here. Eoin Morgan's side won their first two games of the tournament - against Bangladesh and New Zealand - to qualify for the final four. Spinner Adil Rashid , who came into the side as Chris Woakes' replacement also came out with a good bowling performance and picked two crucial wickets apart from drying the runs for the New Zealand batters.

Sport Harry Kane's equaliser 'huge moment' for England - Gareth Southgate
Author: 0 Harry Kane's equaliser 'huge moment' for England - Gareth Southgate

The Scots led 2-1 after two magnificent Leigh Griffiths free-kicks in the last three minutes of normal time followed an opening goal from England substitute Alex Oxlade Chamberlain on 70 minutes. England calmed as the half wore on, and five minutes before the break, Adam Lallana hit the side-netting after a fine dummy that beat Christophe Berra .

Sport Former NBA player Dennis Rodman arrives in North Korea
Author: 0 Former NBA player Dennis Rodman arrives in North Korea

In a statement accompanying the trip, his publicist pointed out that Rodman was in the unusual position of being friends with both US President Donald Trump and Kim Jong Un . North Korea on Tuesday freed one of the detainees, Otto Warmbier . It's not clear if Warmbier's release during Rodman's visit was purely coincidental.

Author: 0 Nothing goes right for Wawrinka in French Open loss to Nadal

As a tired Wawrinka sliced a volley into the net on match point Nadal collapsed on his back on the baseline. A dominant 6-2, 6-3, 6-1 victory over Stan Wawrinka being the finishing touch. " Tennis players don't need to hit that many tennis balls but when they have a chance to get in the gym and work on the lower body and core that's what helps".

Author: 0 Warriors clinch National Basketball Association title to continue golden age

All 11 media members voting on the award had Durant as the victor. "Lebron and Kyrie, I've never seen nothing like them", Durant said. His five-straight a 30+ point games earned him the MVP award. The Warriors also got a huge game from Andre Iguodala off the bench, as he contributed 20 points in 38 minutes and dutifully locked down Irving and James.

Author: 0 James spectacular again, but his efforts not enough for Cavs

Durant was once again the best player on the floor for the Warriors on Monday, hitting some timely three-pointers en route to a team-high 39 points. They have now finished it as NBA Champions while going on an unprecedented 15-game winning streak during the playoffs.

Sport French Open king Nadal hails Uncle Toni after 10th French Open title
Author: 0 French Open king Nadal hails Uncle Toni after 10th French Open title

He whipped the crowd up when he created a game point to hold for 2-3 only for Nadal to scramble a defensive lob just inside the baseline, with Wawrinka netted the smash. Nadal's win-loss record at the French Open , which he won on debut in 2005, now stands at a staggering 79-2. Nadal hailed the French Open as the most special tournament for him.

Author: 0 Roger Federer Pays Tribute To Rafa Nadal's French Open Victory

Sport is a sweaty business, and playing sustained tennis at the level that Rafael Nadal does, day after day, generating power every serve, requires energy. Nadal, who has been beset by injury issues during those intervening years, believes it is the way that he responds to adversity that has enabled him to reach such heights.

Author: 0 Durant Finally A Champion After Leading Warriors To NBA Title

The Warriors won 129-120 to win the National Basketball Association championship. LeBron James led the Cavaliers with 41 points, 13 rebounds and eight assists but it proved in vain as the home team came out on top. Roughly a year-and-a-half after he was sacked by Cleveland, the ramifications are finally being felt. "I'm talking too much at this point", Durant said.

Author: 0 It's misery for defending champion Garbine Muguruza

I like Mladenovic to advance to the French Open semifinal. Despite 16 double-faults, the Frenchwomen was able to pull the upset after the heavy backing of the home crowd. And we're in the quarter-finals. The Spaniard stormed off court wagging her finger at the vocal crowd, while Mladenovic celebrated nearly as if she had won the tournament, running to shake hands with French federation president Bernard Giudicelli.

Author: 0 Kevin Durant, Stephen Curry lead Warriors to NBA title

The Warriors also tied with the 1986-87 Los Angeles Lakers for the highest offensive efficiency since 1974 (115.6 points per 100 possessions), the first year data is available. Durant and the Dubs won the Finals 4-1, and KD took home Finals MVP honors after battling head-to-head with LeBron all series long. And they did it in dazzling fashion.

Author: 0 Kevin Durant, Stephen Curry lead Warriors to National Basketball Association title

The Cavs narrowed the gap slightly in the third but the Warriors were able to keep their opponents at arm's length to wrap up a second title in three years. Golden State answered with a game-turning 27-4 run, slam dunks by Andre Iguodala and Draymond Green and three Durant 3-pointers spicing the spurt that produced a 60-45 Warriors lead.

Author: 0 Durant's non-foul looms large in Warriors' game-deciding run

This year's Warriors were a 73-win team that added a top-3 player to their roster. It also proved that Kevin Durant is not only among the best players in the league and a deserving champion , but also capable of reaching a plane of basketball enlightenment that elevates his game from very good to unstoppable.