Brilliant. Legendary. Historic. Incredible. Ridiculous.
There are a lot more adjectives I could use to describe what we saw from Giannis Antetokounmpo in Game 6—or hell, during the entire NBA Finals. But after the Greek Freak authored one of the single greatest performances the Association has ever seen, or may ever see in a Finals close-out game, doing justice to just how mesmerizing it was watching Antetokounmpo lead the Bucks to their first title in 50 years ain’t easy.
Kevin Durant suffered an Achilles injury during Game 5 of the NBA Finals on Monday night. He will undergo an MRI on Tuesday. Continue reading Kevin Durant Suffers Achilles Injury During Game 5 of NBA Finals
LeBron James and the Cleveland Cavaliers just capped off the greatest playoff comeback in NBA history. Now, you’ll be able to own the sneakers King James wore en route to ring number three.
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Are the NBA Finals rigged? That’s what Ayesha Curry, wife of Golden State Warriors’ guard and reigning league MVP Stephen Curry, tweeted last night. The message was posted after Curry received his sixth foul and was ejected from the NBA Finals’ Game 6—which was won by the Cleveland Cavaliers, extending the series for a final, decisive Game 7 on Sunday.
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Before last night’s Game 6, a player hadn’t been ejected from an NBA Finals game in 20 years. The last was Sonics enforcer Frank Brickowski, tossed from Games 1 and 3 in 1996, victim of master instigator Dennis Rodman. Last night it was mild-mannered MVP Stephen Curry, who scored 30 points but picked up a sixth foul and hurled his mouthpiece in disgust—hitting a courtside fan—in the waning minutes. He was escorted to the locker room, accompanied by chants of “hey, hey, goodbye.” How did we get here?
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As great a player as he was—and he was indisputably one of the five best players in NBA history, don’t @ me—Magic Johnson is one seriously awful analyst. You can’t watch him on TV anymore thankfully, but you can certainly follow him on Twitter (@MagicJohnson) where he is a master of unintentional basketball comedy:
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The Golden State Warriors beat the Cleveland Cavaliers 105-97 in Game 6 of the NBA Finals to win the 2015 title on Tuesday. It is the team’s first championship since the team won the title 40 years ago in 1975.
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