NBA championship

Latest stories

6h
Orange County Register
Defending champion Warriors stave off elimination, beat Thunder in Game 5, 120-111the duo the Splat Brothers. With the help of their unsung heroes, the Warriors
Defending champion Warriors stave off elimination, beat Thunder in Game 5, 120-111
Orange County Register / Posted 6 hours ago
the duo the Splat Brothers. With the help of their unsung heroes, the Warriors have a conceivable path to a second NBA championship. The Warriors will attempt to become one of just nine teams in NBA history that have come back from a 3-1... Read more
2361 related stories
7h
The Arizona Republic
Bickley: New commissioner proves David Stern owes Phoenix apologyHis gavel struck so hard that it dropped Phoenix to its knees, knocking out the
Bickley: New commissioner proves David Stern owes Phoenix apology
The Arizona Republic / Posted 7 hours ago
His gavel struck so hard that it dropped Phoenix to its knees, knocking out the Suns and their best chance to win a NBA championship in the 21st century. Stern changed the course of history in the Valley and in the NBA. He was so callous to... Read more
9h
Waxahachie Daily Light
Head-to-head: Would Mark Cuban be a viable running mate?for any role in an administration. Cuban should just stick to being the owner o
Head-to-head: Would Mark Cuban be a viable running mate?
Waxahachie Daily Light / Posted 9 hours ago
for any role in an administration. Cuban should just stick to being the owner of The Dallas Mavericks and winning a second NBA championship. The Mavericks, as many of you know, won the title in 2011 only then to see Cuban dismantle the very team... Read more
9h
The Globe and Mail
Raptors say players' late-night visit to casino not a factor in Game 5 lossFriday, trailing 3-2 in the series, the Raps must fend off a Cavaliers team hun
Raptors say players' late-night visit to casino not a factor in Game 5 loss
The Globe and Mail / Posted 9 hours ago
Friday, trailing 3-2 in the series, the Raps must fend off a Cavaliers team hungry for the win needed to return to the NBA championship. The Raptors, coming off two series that went to seven games, know the pressures of elimination... Read more
6 related stories
12h
Bleacher Report
D'Antoni to Rockets: Latest Contract Details, Analysis and Reactionshots on offense. It resulted in a lot of points, but none of D'Antoni's teams
D'Antoni to Rockets: Latest Contract Details, Analysis and Reaction
Bleacher Report / Posted 12 hours ago
shots on offense. It resulted in a lot of points, but none of D'Antoni's teams played defense well enough to deliver an NBA championship. Suddenly, the innovative coach is in demand again; the Golden State Warriors' recent championship run and... Read more
13h
New England Sports Network
NBA Playoff Odds: Warriors Home Chalk Vs. Thunder Facing Eliminationvictory over Golden State would clinch their first berth in the NBA Finals sinc
NBA Playoff Odds: Warriors Home Chalk Vs. Thunder Facing Elimination
New England Sports Network / Posted 13 hours ago
victory over Golden State would clinch their first berth in the NBA Finals since 2012, and give them a shot at their first NBA championship since 1979, when the franchise was based in Seattle. Oklahoma City also has reversed a dismal 1-6 SU record... Read more
16h
CBS Sports
Grizzlies sign David Fizdale to four-year deal as coachthis month. Fizdale, 41, has been an NBA assistant for the past 14 seasons, an
Grizzlies sign David Fizdale to four-year deal as coach
CBS Sports / Posted 16 hours ago
this month. Fizdale, 41, has been an NBA assistant for the past 14 seasons, and Miami's lead assistant during their NBA championship runs with LeBron James, Chris Bosh, and Dwyane Wade. His name has been constantly mentioned for coaching... Read more
61 related stories
16h
SportingNews
It's mad to declare Warriors' regular-season record is meaningless without titlepennants hung in arenas and ballparks and stadiums across America. “That accom
It's mad to declare Warriors' regular-season record is meaningless without title
SportingNews / Posted 16 hours ago
pennants hung in arenas and ballparks and stadiums across America. “That accomplishment is only validated if they win the NBA championship,” Russo said. “It’s validated by the fact they did it,” Barry responded. And then Barry played the... Read more
16h
The Palm Beach Post
Miami Heat still among NBA's most memorable teamsDespite falling short of the NBA championship this season, the Miami Heat remai
Miami Heat still among NBA's most memorable teams
The Palm Beach Post / Posted 16 hours ago
Despite falling short of the NBA championship this season, the Miami Heat remained near the top of a list that ranks basketball's most memorable teams. The list, created by the popular trivia and quiz website Sporcle, contained the results of an... Read more
17h
SportingNews
LeBron, Warriors face similar challenge: Pressure to deliverGolden State Warriors must deal with a 3-1 deficit in the Western Conference fi
LeBron, Warriors face similar challenge: Pressure to deliver
SportingNews / Posted 17 hours ago
Golden State Warriors must deal with a 3-1 deficit in the Western Conference finals, as well as defending their NBA championship. LeBron James has put it all on the line by openly stating he wants to bring an NBA championship to... Read more
19h
give me sport
What do players get for staying committed to one franchise their whole career?which belongs to Isiah Thomas. As a 10-time All-Star and teammate of the great
What do players get for staying committed to one franchise their whole career?
give me sport / Posted 19 hours ago
which belongs to Isiah Thomas. As a 10-time All-Star and teammate of the great Karl Malone, one would think that plenty of NBA championship rings followed, right? Wrong. Stockton is commonly regarded as one of the greatest players in NBA history... Read more
19h
Memphis Commercial Appeal
The David Fizdale File, Memphis’ best-kept park secret and moreFriday, June 21, 2013, in Miami. The Miami Heat defeated the San Antonio Spurs
The David Fizdale File, Memphis’ best-kept park secret and more
Memphis Commercial Appeal / Posted 19 hours ago
Friday, June 21, 2013, in Miami. The Miami Heat defeated the San Antonio Spurs 95-88 to win their second straight NBA championship.(AP Photo/Wilfredo Lee) Good morning in Memphis, where authenticity and diversity are strengths, but first... Read more
61 related stories
1d
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Magazine disregards definition of SEC toughchampionships, it seemed a foregone conclusion that defending champion Golden S
Magazine disregards definition of SEC tough
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted yesterday
championships, it seemed a foregone conclusion that defending champion Golden State would be taking on Cleveland for the NBA championship. The only foregone conclusion now is the Warriors are in big trouble, trailing Oklahoma City 3-1. Thunder... Read more
1d
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news
Cavaliers bounce back at home to rout RaptorsToronto Raptors in game five of the Eastern Conference Finals James, who is se
Cavaliers bounce back at home to rout Raptors
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news / Posted yesterday
Toronto Raptors in game five of the Eastern Conference Finals James, who is seeking his sixth straight appearance in the NBA championship series, also had six rebounds and eight assists for the Cavaliers, who lead the best-of-seven series three... Read more
3816 related stories
1d
Inquirier.net
NBA: Cavaliers bounce back at home to rout Raptorsblowout home triumph over the Toronto Raptors on Wednesday. James, who is seek
NBA: Cavaliers bounce back at home to rout Raptors
Inquirier.net / Posted yesterday
blowout home triumph over the Toronto Raptors on Wednesday. James, who is seeking his sixth straight appearance in the NBA championship series, also had six rebounds and eight assists for the Cavaliers, who lead the best-of-seven series three... Read more
3816 related stories
1d
The Sacramento Bee
It’s time for Raiders to join Bay Area victory partywhat happens against the Oklahoma City Thunder, the Golden State Warriors’ NBA-
It’s time for Raiders to join Bay Area victory party
The Sacramento Bee / Posted yesterday
what happens against the Oklahoma City Thunder, the Golden State Warriors’ NBA-record 73 regular-season wins and their NBA championship and Stephen Curry’s back-to-back MVP seasons won’t recede anytime soon from the regional sports memory... Read more
1d
CBS Sports
Grizzlies offer coaching job to Heat assistant David Fizdaleday or so. Fizdale, 41, has been an NBA assistant coach for the past 14 season
Grizzlies offer coaching job to Heat assistant David Fizdale
CBS Sports / Posted yesterday
day or so. Fizdale, 41, has been an NBA assistant coach for the past 14 seasons, and lead assistant in Miami during their NBA championship runs with LeBron James, Chris Bosh, and Dwyane Wade. His name has been constantly mentioned for coaching... Read more
1d
CBS Sports
Vegas: Warriors no longer favorites to win NBA title; Cavs have best oddsagainst the Warriors repeating as champions. Instead, the Cleveland Cavaliers n
Vegas: Warriors no longer favorites to win NBA title; Cavs have best odds
CBS Sports / Posted yesterday
against the Warriors repeating as champions. Instead, the Cleveland Cavaliers now have the best odds at winning the 2016 NBA championship. Cleveland Cavaliers 7/5 Oklahoma City Thunder 8/5 Golden State Warriors 3/1 Toronto Raptors 25/1 The... Read more
1d
WGN TV Chicago
Joakim Noah believes he is done with the Bulls: reportwas the NBA’s Defensive Player of the Year and one of the more popular members
Joakim Noah believes he is done with the Bulls: report
WGN TV Chicago / Posted yesterday
was the NBA’s Defensive Player of the Year and one of the more popular members of a team still in the conversation for an NBA championship. But with a new head coach in place and a new style of play implemented, it appeared the future of Joakim... Read more
11 related stories
1d
give me sport
LeBron James could leave Cavs if they win NBA championship - Stephen A. Smith Official online NBA destination in the UK LeBron James could make a sensat
LeBron James could leave Cavs if they win NBA championship - Stephen A. Smith
give me sport / Posted yesterday
Official online NBA destination in the UK LeBron James could make a sensational second... Read more
3816 related stories
1d
EuroNews
Thunder thrash Warriors to edge towards NBA finalThe Oklahoma City Thunder are just one win away from a major upset and a place
Thunder thrash Warriors to edge towards NBA final
EuroNews / Posted yesterday
The Oklahoma City Thunder are just one win away from a major upset and a place in the NBA championship game after beating the Golden State Warriors in Game four of the Western Conference final. The Warriors – who set a new NBA regular season record... Read more
2361 related stories
1d
Sports Grid
Little Steven Adams Girl Dominates Game 4 | NBA Playoffsprobably would hurt less than when he kicked the actual Steven Adams. The Thun
Little Steven Adams Girl Dominates Game 4 | NBA Playoffs
Sports Grid / Posted yesterday
probably would hurt less than when he kicked the actual Steven Adams. The Thunder are just one with away from being in the NBA championship. Many ruled the Thunder out before the playoffs even began and now we stand just one massive Russell... Read more
2d
The Oklahoman
Is this 2-1 deficit different for the Warriors?and Draymond Green in Game 3. (Photo by Sarah Phipps)These Golden State Warrior
Is this 2-1 deficit different for the Warriors?
The Oklahoman / Posted 2 days ago
and Draymond Green in Game 3. (Photo by Sarah Phipps)These Golden State Warriors have been down before. En route to the NBA championship last season, the Warriors trailed 2-1 to both Memphis in the West semifinals and Cleveland in the NBA... Read more
2361 related stories
2d
Sportsnet.ca
Raptors look to buck trends heading into pivotal Game 5prior to Game 4, with the Cavaliers -2500 favourites at that time. Tipoff for
Raptors look to buck trends heading into pivotal Game 5
Sportsnet.ca / Posted 2 days ago
prior to Game 4, with the Cavaliers -2500 favourites at that time. Tipoff for Game 5 on Wednesday night is set for 8:30 p.m. ET. The Raptors trail at +3300 on the odds to win the NBA championship heading into the game; the Cavaliers are at +160 od... Read more
3816 related stories
2d
New England Sports Network
These Sports Figures Made Promises They Just Couldn’t Keeppromises you can’t keep. Seriously. Dan Gilbert is still eating crow after decl
These Sports Figures Made Promises They Just Couldn’t Keep
New England Sports Network / Posted 2 days ago
promises you can’t keep. Seriously. Dan Gilbert is still eating crow after declaring the Cleveland Cavaliers would win an NBA championship before LeBron James. You just don’t want to be “that guy.” Check out the video above to see some of the... Read more
2d
Sportsnet.ca
Limited role for Valanciunas will serve Raptors just finein a Raptors uniform is a huge boost to the team’s confidence heading back to C
Limited role for Valanciunas will serve Raptors just fine
Sportsnet.ca / Posted 2 days ago
in a Raptors uniform is a huge boost to the team’s confidence heading back to Cleveland, two wins away from a shot at an NBA Championship. But don’t expect the big man to step back into a major role in Game 5 of the Eastern Conference... Read more
14 related stories
2d
NBA.com
Raptors' star guards find their groove in Game 4 home win1 and 2 at home by 50 points, turned its 3-point prowess into a marvelous decoy
Raptors' star guards find their groove in Game 4 home win
NBA.com / Posted 2 days ago
1 and 2 at home by 50 points, turned its 3-point prowess into a marvelous decoy and rose to favorite status to win the NBA championship solely on the quality and thoroughness of its play. Then the Cavs couldn't get out of their own way to... Read more
3816 related stories
2d
SportingNews
Dion Waiters’ reduced role actually works for him and the Thunderhelp them surpass the Warriors in the Western Conference Finals, it could also
Dion Waiters’ reduced role actually works for him and the Thunder
SportingNews / Posted 2 days ago
help them surpass the Warriors in the Western Conference Finals, it could also be a driving force in them winning an NBA Championship in June. It's not as though Waiters has taken on a bigger role in the playoffs. It's quite the opposite,... Read more
2d
give me sport
Report: LeBron James could walk from the Cavs if they win NBA titlestarting his career with the Cavaliers, he took a four-year sabbatical to the M
Report: LeBron James could walk from the Cavs if they win NBA title
give me sport / Posted 2 days ago
starting his career with the Cavaliers, he took a four-year sabbatical to the Miami Heat and picked up his only two NBA championship rings to date. As fulfilling as those victories were, they will remain rather hollow to James personally if... Read more
3816 related stories
3d
NBA.com
Raptors' star guards find their groove in Game 4 home win1 and 2 at home by 50 points, turned its 3-point prowess into a marvelous decoy
Raptors' star guards find their groove in Game 4 home win
NBA.com / Posted 3 days ago
1 and 2 at home by 50 points, turned its 3-point prowess into a marvelous decoy and rose to favorite status to win the NBA championship solely on the quality and thoroughness of its play. Then the Cavs couldn't get out of their own way to... Read more
3816 related stories
3d
CBS Sports
The Warriors might be down now, but doubting them is a foolish deedbeen told, are well on their way to besting the Warriors and giving Kevin Duran
The Warriors might be down now, but doubting them is a foolish deed
CBS Sports / Posted 3 days ago
been told, are well on their way to besting the Warriors and giving Kevin Durant and Russell Westbrook another crack at an NBA championship. So the narrative says. Here's the thing: The narrative's wrong. The Warriors are going to win this... Read more
2361 related stories
3d
Daily Telegraph
Thon Maker’s weirdest endorsement yethigh school. He’s probably not ready yet.” World Peace, formerly Ron Artest, w
Thon Maker’s weirdest endorsement yet
Daily Telegraph / Posted 3 days ago
high school. He’s probably not ready yet.” World Peace, formerly Ron Artest, was a member of the Lakers during their 2010 NBA Championship campaign, and rejoined the team for the 2015-16 season.Metta World Peace has endorsed Thon Maker. While... Read more
3d
Chattanooga Times Free Press
Could Oklahoma City Thunder coach Billy Donovan be the best of his time?professionalism. This is not to suggest that two wins in the first three games
Could Oklahoma City Thunder coach Billy Donovan be the best of his time?
Chattanooga Times Free Press / Posted 3 days ago
professionalism. This is not to suggest that two wins in the first three games of a conference finals series guantees an NBA championship. The Warriors were in 1-2 holes a year ago against both the Memphis Grizzlies and the Cleveland Cavaliers... Read more
3d
The Mercury News
Steve Kerr has high praise for Thunderwere victorious the next three games to win the series against the Grizzlies an
Steve Kerr has high praise for Thunder
The Mercury News / Posted 3 days ago
were victorious the next three games to win the series against the Grizzlies and Cavaliers on their way to capturing the NBA championship. But while facing All-Stars Kevin Durant and Russell Westbrook, the Warriors have met an opponent that can... Read more
2361 related stories
3d
Orlando Sentinel
Draymond Green avoids suspension but receives fine, upgraded flagrant foulAdams and Green overshadowed a 2-1 deficit facing the Warriors, something they
Draymond Green avoids suspension but receives fine, upgraded flagrant foul
Orlando Sentinel / Posted 3 days ago
Adams and Green overshadowed a 2-1 deficit facing the Warriors, something they overcame twice last season on the way to the NBA championship. Of course, they never had to beat anyone like the Thunder in that situation. Kerr acknowledged that this... Read more
2361 related stories
3d
Los Angeles Times
Warriors' Draymond Green still waiting to learn whether he'll be suspended for Game 4Adams and Green overshadowed a 2-1 deficit facing the Warriors, something they
Warriors' Draymond Green still waiting to learn whether he'll be suspended for Game 4
Los Angeles Times / Posted 3 days ago
Adams and Green overshadowed a 2-1 deficit facing the Warriors, something they overcame twice last season on the way to the NBA championship. Of course, they never had to beat any team like the Thunder in that situation. Kerr acknowledged that this... Read more
2361 related stories
3d
EuroNews
NBA Western Conference Final: Durant stars as Oklahoma thrash Warriors to lead playoffin game two. However Oklahoma produced a stunning performance on home court on
NBA Western Conference Final: Durant stars as Oklahoma thrash Warriors to lead playoff
EuroNews / Posted 3 days ago
in game two. However Oklahoma produced a stunning performance on home court on Sunday to move a step closer to the NBA championship game. Like in Game one Kevin Durant and Russell Westbrook did the damage against the Warriors. Durant... Read more
2361 related stories
4d
The Oklahoman
Dion Waiters at center of infectious Thunder ball-movementfor Game 3. CUBAN PICKS THUNDER He may not think Westbrook is a superstar, bu
Dion Waiters at center of infectious Thunder ball-movement
The Oklahoman / Posted 4 days ago
for Game 3. CUBAN PICKS THUNDER He may not think Westbrook is a superstar, but Mark Cuban likes the Thunder to win the NBA Championship. The Dallas Mavericks owner was interviewed on NBC's “Meet the Press” on Sunday, and was asked who his pick... Read more
2361 related stories
4d
SportingNews
Kevin Durant, Thunder blow out Warriors in Game 3but he also paved the way for a stifling defensive performance. It's clear the
Kevin Durant, Thunder blow out Warriors in Game 3
SportingNews / Posted 4 days ago
but he also paved the way for a stifling defensive performance. It's clear the 27-year-old is desperate for his first NBA championship. Draymond Green had a number of problems in Game 3. First, he couldn't shoot. The All-Star went 1-for-9... Read more
2361 related stories
4d
Philly.com
Hey, Sixers, don't celebrate yetthe NBA lottery Tuesday night and acquired the first pick in next month's draft
Hey, Sixers, don't celebrate yet
Philly.com / Posted 4 days ago
the NBA lottery Tuesday night and acquired the first pick in next month's draft, the Sixers have reacted as if they won the NBA championship instead. On Wednesday, they held a rally on the steps of the Art Museum, complete with a dunk show by their... Read more
4d
NBC Dallas Fort Worth
Cuban Open to Being Clinton's or Trump's VPlot to offer," Clinton said, apparently hitting Trump. The "Shark Tank" invest
Cuban Open to Being Clinton's or Trump's VP
NBC Dallas Fort Worth / Posted 4 days ago
lot to offer," Clinton said, apparently hitting Trump. The "Shark Tank" investor also revealed who he thinks will win the NBA Championship. Todd asked Cuban if he was picking Cleveland, Golden State or Oklahoma City, notably leaving out the... Read more
26 related stories
4d
NBC Philadelphia
Cuban Open to Being Clinton's or Trump's VPlot to offer," Clinton said, apparently hitting Trump. The "Shark Tank" invest
Cuban Open to Being Clinton's or Trump's VP
NBC Philadelphia / Posted 4 days ago
lot to offer," Clinton said, apparently hitting Trump. The "Shark Tank" investor also revealed who he thinks will win the NBA Championship. Todd asked Cuban if he was picking Cleveland, Golden State or Oklahoma City, notably leaving out the... Read more
26 related stories
4d
NBC New York
Cuban Open to Being Clinton's or Trump's VPlot to offer," Clinton said, apparently hitting Trump. The "Shark Tank" invest
Cuban Open to Being Clinton's or Trump's VP
NBC New York / Posted 4 days ago
lot to offer," Clinton said, apparently hitting Trump. The "Shark Tank" investor also revealed who he thinks will win the NBA Championship. Todd asked Cuban if he was picking Cleveland, Golden State or Oklahoma City, notably leaving out the... Read more
26 related stories
4d
NBC Los Angeles
Cuban Open to Being Clinton's or Trump's VPlot to offer," Clinton said, apparently hitting Trump. The "Shark Tank" invest
Cuban Open to Being Clinton's or Trump's VP
NBC Los Angeles / Posted 4 days ago
lot to offer," Clinton said, apparently hitting Trump. The "Shark Tank" investor also revealed who he thinks will win the NBA Championship. Todd asked Cuban if he was picking Cleveland, Golden State or Oklahoma City, notably leaving out the... Read more
26 related stories
4d
NBC Chicago
Cuban Open to Being Clinton's or Trump's VPlot to offer," Clinton said, apparently hitting Trump. The "Shark Tank" invest
Cuban Open to Being Clinton's or Trump's VP
NBC Chicago / Posted 4 days ago
lot to offer," Clinton said, apparently hitting Trump. The "Shark Tank" investor also revealed who he thinks will win the NBA Championship. Todd asked Cuban if he was picking Cleveland, Golden State or Oklahoma City, notably leaving out the... Read more
26 related stories
4d
NBC Washington
Cuban Open to Being Clinton's or Trump's VPlot to offer," Clinton said, apparently hitting Trump. The "Shark Tank" invest
Cuban Open to Being Clinton's or Trump's VP
NBC Washington / Posted 4 days ago
lot to offer," Clinton said, apparently hitting Trump. The "Shark Tank" investor also revealed who he thinks will win the NBA Championship. Todd asked Cuban if he was picking Cleveland, Golden State or Oklahoma City, notably leaving out the... Read more
26 related stories
4d
NBC Bay Area
Cuban Open to Being Clinton's or Trump's VPlot to offer," Clinton said, apparently hitting Trump. The "Shark Tank" invest
Cuban Open to Being Clinton's or Trump's VP
NBC Bay Area / Posted 4 days ago
lot to offer," Clinton said, apparently hitting Trump. The "Shark Tank" investor also revealed who he thinks will win the NBA Championship. Todd asked Cuban if he was picking Cleveland, Golden State or Oklahoma City, notably leaving out the... Read more
26 related stories
4d
NBC San Diego
Cuban Open to Being Clinton's or Trump's VPlot to offer," Clinton said, apparently hitting Trump. The "Shark Tank" invest
Cuban Open to Being Clinton's or Trump's VP
NBC San Diego / Posted 4 days ago
lot to offer," Clinton said, apparently hitting Trump. The "Shark Tank" investor also revealed who he thinks will win the NBA Championship. Todd asked Cuban if he was picking Cleveland, Golden State or Oklahoma City, notably leaving out the... Read more
26 related stories
4d
Sportsnet.ca
Raptors' Biyombo sends Cavaliers clear message with a wag of the fingergames of the Eastern Conference Finals, it looked like they’d simply walk throu
Raptors' Biyombo sends Cavaliers clear message with a wag of the finger
Sportsnet.ca / Posted 4 days ago
games of the Eastern Conference Finals, it looked like they’d simply walk through Toronto and leave with another shot at an NBA championship. But on Saturday night, they ran into Bismack Biyombo, who sent the Cavaliers a very clear message with a... Read more
3816 related stories
5d
11 News Houston
NBA's 6-city tour lets US catch up in 3-on-3 basketballin the summer leagues and high school and AAU circuit." Payton, 47, played 13
NBA's 6-city tour lets US catch up in 3-on-3 basketball
11 News Houston / Posted 5 days ago
in the summer leagues and high school and AAU circuit." Payton, 47, played 13 years with the Seattle SuperSonics and won a NBA championship with the Miami Heat. He was a nine-time selection to the NBA's all-defensive team, so it was no surprise he... Read more
22 related stories
More

People in this news