Golden State Warriors sweep San Antonio Spurs, advance to NBA Finals

And that, to paraphrase Kevin Durant , is what they came to do. Draymond Green is a ball of energy and tenacity that makes his team better with everything he does. They're also the first team in National Basketball Association history to sweep three best-of-seven series in the same postseason. We'll hope that it's not and that we have a few more.

Celtics FaceTimed with Isaiah Thomas after Game 3 victory

It's too early to proclaim that the Celtics are back in this thing, but if they win Game 4, which I will also be watching very closely, we might have a series on our hands. "We knew that Friday (game two) was a disaster". Whether that happens could be determined by how James responds in Game 4. The Heat were leading the Mavericks 2-1 and a win in Dallas likely would have assured Miami of a title in the first year of the Big Three era.

Cavs send Celtics to record loss, lead series 2-0

Draymond Green , who picked up the four first-team votes that didn't go to James or Leonard at forward, is first among forwards in Defensive Rating and will likely win the NBA's Defensive Player of the Year Award this season. Under normal circumstances, I would say that this would be devastating news for the Celtics . James Jones , James' longtime teammate in both Miami and Cleveland said the timing of the finalists being released was a rather transparent attempt by the league to ...

Playoffs exit could spell retirement for Spurs great Ginobili

The Warriors have too many scorers for this Spurs team to keep up with. "Hopefully a lot of people watch tonight", he said. But through 12 games and three rounds, greatness has been there for Durant. On July 4, Kevin Durant announced that he would be leaving the Thunder to join the Golden State Warriors . So, we know they're not going to give up at all.

Antonio Conte: Chelsea players did justice to a legend

With Champions League qualification on the line, as many as seven clubs were in the running at one point this season. Conte is still on for a double in his first year in England too, with the FA Cup final next Saturday against Arsenal .

LeBron James on Game 3 performance: 'I was just pretty poor'

Game 3 of the Eastern Conference Finals, a game I definitely watched, was one for the ages. The Defensive Player of the Year award has only been around since 1982-83 and the National Basketball Association didn't start naming Finals MVPs until 1968-69.