Mendoza: Don't look now but only Durant can stop James

Meanwhile, Durant joined an already established Golden State core of Stephen Curry , Klay Thompson , Draymond Green and Andre Iguodala . Durant joined a contender, a record 73-win team, and the team that defeated him in the Western Conference finals after being up 3-1 against the Oklahoma City Thunder .

LeBron James not faulting Warriors for building super team

In the almost 30 minute chat, James, Green, 2 Chainz, and others debate music, culture, and sports. And the Warriors made history but got burned past year, when they won a record 73 regular-season games and took a 3-1 lead over Cleveland in the finals only to lose after the Cavaliers made the greatest comeback in NBA Finals history.

LeBron James could head to Western Conference in 2018

With that goal accomplished, LeBron James' next chapter could once again exist without the Cleveland Cavaliers in favor of a new National Basketball Association superpower capable of truly competing with the Golden State Warriors . We will find out if LeBron and Irving and the Cavs can rouse themselves and at least send the thing back to Oakland. As to who he would pick if he were to start a franchise today, Elhassan doesn't shy away from that answer either.

Penguins steamroll Predators 6-0, one win from the Cup

Toward the end of the first period , Crosby and Subban got tangled up near the boards behind the net. Evgeni Malkin scored his 10th and had an assist, while Ron Hainsey also had a goal and an assist. There's the third Stanley Cup - one more than mentor and team owner Mario Lemieux - and the chance to lead the first repeat Cup champs in the salary cap era and first in nearly 20 years.

NHL: Penguins flatten Predators

Sure, Crosby dished out three assists in Pittsburgh's lopsided 6-0 win to give the Penguins a 3-2 lead in their increasingly coarse series with the Predators . Not having Sissons would have been a blow to Nashville's depth at forward with center Ryan Johansen and left wing Kevin Fiala out injured. The teams combined for 100 penalty minutes (58 for Nashville, 42 for Pittsburgh ).

Polanski's victim asks judge to end case against director

Ms Samantha Geimer was 13 when Polanski assaulted her in Los Angeles in 1977. Geimer said before she addressed the court that she was terrified, but felt compelled to tell Gordon her thoughts on the case. The lawyer said beyond the six weeks Polanski completed in California, he also deserves credit for the 10 months he spent under house arrest during a failed extradition effort in Switzerland in 2010.