As a player and a coach, Steve Alford has been involved in several memorable games against UNLV. Now, he can look forward to another one.
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No matter what changes LeBron James influences, the Cleveland Cavaliers are a better bet to win next year’s NBA championship than the Golden State Warriors are to repeat. The Westgate Las Vegas sports book opened Cleveland as the 9-4 favorite to win the 2015-16 title, with Golden State second at 5-1.
The Las Vegas Wranglers’ now-defunct ECHL hockey team used to hold a “Regrettable Tattoo Night.” That promotion would’ve been perfect for a Cleveland Cavaliers fan who got a “2015 NBA Champs” tattoo on his lower leg before the NBA Finals started.
San Antonio Spurs power forward Tim Duncan was allegedly schemed out of $25 million by longtime financial adviser Charles Banks.
Fans of the Golden State Warriors are still dancing in the streets of Oakland celebrating the team’s first title in 40 years. For the rest of the league, it’s time to move on to next season.
Andre Iguodala’s year-long sacrifice paid off in a big way as the Golden State forward was named the Most Valuable Player of the NBA Finals on Tuesday.
The Timberwolves and Lakers highlight the first-day schedule of the NBA Summer League in Las Vegas, which was released Tuesday. The games run from July 10 to July 20 at Cox Pavilion and the Thomas & Mack Center.
Andre Iguodala scored 25 points Tuesday to become an unlikely MVP, and the Golden State Warriors beat the Cleveland Cavaliers 105-97 in Game 6 of the NBA Finals, securing the franchise’s fourth championship and first since 1975.
In mid-May, a national sports poll revealed that 34 percent of Americans believe Michael Jordan, who is 52, could beat LeBron James in a game of one-on-one if they played today. Jordan probably believes the same thing.
We’ll see if Cavaliers fans at Cleveland’s Quicken Loans Arena can keep Warriors guard Steph Curry’s 2-year-old daughter, Riley, awake today for Game 6 of the NBA Finals. According to Curry’s wife, Ayesha, the Cleveland crowd put her to sleep during Games 3 and 4.
Cavaliers owner Dan Gilbert once directed his trash talk at LeBron James when he took his talents from Cleveland to South Beach. With James back in the fold and his team back in the NBA Finals, Gilbert has turned his attention to trolling the Warriors on Twitter.
After exposing several people who claimed to be Warriors fans as pretty much clueless about their team and the NBA Finals, late-night host Jimmy Kimmel did the same thing in Cleveland during a Cavaliers edition of “Lie Witness News.”
If LeBron James’ secret motivation for winning an NBA title this season is to prove that he — not Warriors point guard Steph Curry — is the true Most Valuable Player, he’s stating his case in convincing fashion.
Steph Curry was treated for dehydration following the Golden State Warriors’ win in Game 5 on Sunday night.
Remember when a parade was being planned in Cleveland? Stephen Curry just rained on it, dropping one 3-pointer after another in the type of surreal shooting display that only seems possible in a video game.
The Golden State Warriors won the battle of small-ball and defeated the Cleveland Cavaliers 104-91 on Sunday to move within a win of their first NBA title in 40 years.
We are again seeing why Australia’s best imports in the sport of baskets are so valuable to a team’s overall success, why there isn’t a roster at any level that couldn’t benefit from the presence of one or two players from the world’s sixth-largest country. They embrace a role of unselfish teammate like nobody’s business.
Eli Carter, a graduate transfer from Florida who plays both guard positions, is making an official visit to UNLV this weekend. He and Justin Jackson, a forward from Findlay Prep, are in the running for the Rebels’ last remaining scholarship.
When LeBron James cut his head after crashing into an NBA TV cameraman following a hard foul by Warriors center Andrew Bogut in the second quarter of Cleveland’s 103-82 loss to Golden State in Game 4 of the NBA Finals, perhaps nobody was more upset than Lynn Merritt.
One of the key moves made by Warriors coach Steve Kerr in Golden State’s 103-82 win over the Cleveland Cavaliers in Game 4 of the NBA Finals was inserting swingman Andre Iguodala in the starting lineup in place of center Andrew Bogut.
ABC got a little too close to LeBron James on Thursday night. Prior to the start of Game 4 between the Cleveland Cavaliers and Golden State Warriors, James adjusted his shorts during a team huddle, briefly exposing himself on live television.
At the drive-thru window, it’s not always wise to super-size the drink and fries. Sometimes, it’s smarter to go smaller. In this case, the Golden State Warriors shoved aside the 7-footer and went with Andre Iguodala.
The top-seeded Golden State Warriors rediscovered their scoring touch and tied the NBA Finals at 2-2 with a momentum-stealing 103-83 victory over the Cleveland Cavaliers on Thursday in Game Four.