Steve Kerr is involved in just about everything but the actual game-day coaching for the Golden State Warriors.
LeBron James says his chase of Michael Jordan’s accomplishments is simply personal motivation. It’s not about wanting to establish himself as the NBA’s greatest player.
Kevin Durant opened as the 7-5 favorite to win the NBA Finals MVP, Steph Curry was the 8-5 second choice and three-time Finals MVP LeBron James was the 2-1 third choice.
Kyrie Irving took over in the second half and finished with 42 points, LeBron James added 34 and the Cleveland Cavaliers moved within one win of an almost inevitable third date in the NBA Finals with Golden State by rallying to beat Boston 112-99 on Tuesday night in Game 4 of the Eastern Conference finals.
The NCAA basketball rules committee decided against going to quarters, widening the lane and extending the 3-point line. Coaches are split on whether they prefer those potential changes.
Seton Hall guard LaTecia Smith has transferred and will join the team, UNLV coach Kathy Olivier announced Tuesday. Smith is the second Division I transfer to come to the Lady Rebels this spring, joining Bailey Thomas from West Virginia.
Golden State made sure the inevitable was unavoidable. Heavily favored to beat the Spurs, especially once Kawhi Leonard sustained a series-ending injury, the Warriors completed a dominant sweep in the Western Conference Finals.
One William Hill bettor at Casino Valle Verde in Henderson won $17,000 after wagering $1,000 on Boston at 17-1 odds.
South Carolina made an unexpected run to this year’s Final Four. The onus now is on coach Frank Martin to prove it wasn’t a one-time occurrence.
Avery Bradley’s 3-pointer danced on the rim and dropped with less than a second left and Boston, blown out in the first two games of the Eastern Conference finals and playing without star Isaiah Thomas, stunned the Cleveland Cavaliers 111-108 on Sunday night in Game 3 to end the champions’ 13-game postseason winning streak.