Some reports have suggested James, the best player on the planet, may head to California to join the Lakers or Clippers in 2018, likely bringing talented players along in an effort to topple the Warriors if the Cavaliers fall short again next year.
"I don't think it's fair to minimize what Kevin offers Golden State and what they offered him to say that it was the weakest move in National Basketball Association history". "I was anxious, I was jittery. We were really good tonight". Kevin Durant traded in his Oklahoma City Thunder jersey for a Golden State Warriors uniform which unsettled a few pundits, namely Stephen A. Smith.
And it came a year after an epic disappointment when the team blew a 3-1 lead against those same Cavaliers despite the best regular season in National Basketball Association history.
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"As we go into talks and this whole process _ which is obviously new for me _ I will approach it as getting the most as I can as an individual, as a player, something I've been working for for a very long time", Curry said.
The two-time US Olympic gold medallist scored more than 30 points in each of the five games - the first player since Shaquille O'Neal in 2000 for the LA Lakers - and averaged 35.2 per game across the series. He ended the series averaging 33.6 points, 12 rebounds and 10 assists.
With James, Irving, and Love all under contract for next season, the Cavs will be ready to take on the Warriors next year. "You have to tip your hat to Cleveland", he added.
Sure, trades are a big part of how worldwide sport works these days and I've seen plenty of elite athletes make the switch in different codes such as soccer and the AFL. "But we prevailed, we're champions and it's incredible doing it on our home floor". "I'm just so happy for him to be able to realise his goal and be my teammate".
"Rather than focusing on the top of the league, we should be focusing on the rest of the league", Silver said.
After eight NBA Finals appearances, LeBron set the record for most triple doubles (9) in the Finals, surpassing Magic Johnson (8).
The Warriors' statement comes less than 24 hours after Clemson visited the White House to honor a national championship win against Alabama in January, in which President Trump said the Tigers "won a championship game for the ages". "I put in the work individually, in the film room, in my mind, my body every, single day to prepare myself for whatever obstacle that this ball club entails".