Golden State general manager Bob Myers also was moved to tears given Kerr’s courageous Finals comeback from an 11-game absence while dealing with complications from back surgery following the 2015 title run.
As a fresh National Basketball Association champions cap sat a tad off-kilter on his head, Kevin Durant embraced mother Wanda.
When Durant joined the Golden State Warriors this past summer, many chastised his decision.
“I couldn’t sleep for two days”, Durant said.
William and Rizal’s father, Ray Cahambing, said it was unfortunate Oakland was losing the Warriors, “but the diehard fans” would make the trip across the Bay to San Francisco to see the team.
He was the first player since Shaquille O’Neal in 2000 to score 30 or more points in five-straight finals games. I don’t think that’s going to happen in Cleveland. “I remember plenty of times throughout my career I continued to just look in the past, and look ahead, and not stay in the moment. That’s the plan, so I just got to keep pushing forward”. “And we did it together”.
Rumors that the biggest free agents want to play for the Los Angeles Lakers seem to surface every summer, but the noise about LeBron James’ potential desire to wear purple and gold are starting to get too loud to ignore.
This time, King James gave way to KD, who was the NBA Finals MVP 10 years after being picked second in the NBA draft behind Greg Oden. But is that incredibly impressive for a 32-year-old man versus the tall glass of a team he was facing? Yes.
“I played against some really, really good teams that were assembled perfectly, and they’re right up there”. “And I was like, OK, we left everything on the floor, and it still wasn’t enough”. What will often be brought up when talking about James is his record in The Finals.
Curry has been among several Warriors who, along with head coach Steve Kerr, have blasted the conduct of the current president.
“I told him we’re tied up now and we’re going to try to do this thing again but I’m going to celebrate this one tonight”.
The celebration started when the Warriors – led by Kevin Durant, Stephen Curry and Klay Thompson – beat the Cleveland Cavaliers Monday night, 129-120, at Oracle Arena to win their second championship in three years.
Curry sank a contested 3-pointer with less than a minute remaining in the game to hammer in the final nail in the Cavaliers’ coffin.
Two titles in three years for Golden State.
Ultimately, the Warriors took care of business in Game 5 behind Durant that prevented that from ever coming to fruition.
But controversial policies and outlandish statements by President Donald Trump have upset many United States professional athletes, including players from the predominantly African American NBA.