Cavs halt Warriors perfect postseason in Game 4

This set the tone for the entire quarter ( 49 points , the highest in an National Basketball Association playoff game ever) and for the first-half (86 points, highest ever in National Basketball Association finals history). The Cavaliers, who previous year made an unprecedented rally from a 3-1 Finals deficit to beat the Warriors , were physical right from the opening tip in what was easily the most emotionally-charged game of the series.

Jefferson says Cavs season a failure without National Basketball Association championship

The often undervalued point guard scored 40 points with seven 3-pointers. After scoring 31 points with 11 assists and 10 rebounds, he broke and NBA Finals record with his ninth triple-double. Kevin Durant led the Warriors with 35 points. Cavaliers guard J.R. Smith would enjoy shattering the ideal playoff run. "I love the line that he said, like 'I've been working on that shot my whole life, ' which is probably true for 20 other shots on the floor", Golden State's Stephen Curry said ...

Griezmann commits to staying at Atletico Madrid next season

Atletico had appealed against a transfer ban put upon them by Federation Internationale de Football Association in the CAS. "The ruling of the CAS has come through", the 26-year-old told Telefoot , according to Sky Sports . Although there are concerns that they will not be able to strengthen to compete at the top of LaLiga and in the Champions League next season, Griezmann looks set to ink a new contract.

Ben Stokes, Mark Wood shine as England snatch win from South Africa

Tottering at 20-6 inside the first five overs, England crumbled against Rabada (4-39) and Parnell (3-43) in a performance that lasted only 31.1 overs. South Africa , however, then missed dangerman Stokes twice in his first two balls, with Maharaj again the unfortunate bowler. His aggressive approach is one that has served him well in all formats, as he showed with a blistering 258 from 198 balls against South Africa at Cape Town in a Test match a year ago.

Stokes stars as England take South Africa series

But it wasn't enough as Mark Wood prevented them from scoring the four runs needed off the final delivery. England will take on South Africa on Monday at Lord's before the ICC Champions Trophy and then the two nations will continue their limited overs contests with a three-match worldwide T20 Series, culminating in Cardiff on 25th June.

Warriors confident in ability to bounce back from Game 4 loss

Warriors confident in ability to bounce back from Game 4 loss

With a coach or a trainer, we just verbalize and at that time we should listen to the PA announcer to who it is on. "They brought a level of physicality that we did not match", Kerr said. In the third quarter, it was Kevin Durant , Draymond Green and Zaza Pachulia each getting called for technicals. While trying to rip the ball from each other, Pachulia appeared to deliberately swipe up at Shumpert's groin, setting off a small altercation between the two players.