NBA Finals

August 07, 2018 - 1:34 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — NBC cut through the summer doldrums with the best week for a television network since the NBA Finals were seen on ABC two months ago. The Nielsen company said Tuesday the network was led, as usual in the summer months, by "America's Got Talent." The competition show was seen by 11.8...
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LeBron James speaks at a news conference after the opening ceremony for the I Promise School in Akron, Ohio, Monday, July 30, 2018. The I Promise School is supported by the The LeBron James Family Foundation and is run by the Akron Public Schools. (AP Photo/Phil Long)
July 30, 2018 - 5:55 pm
AKRON, Ohio (AP) — LeBron James stood on a stage near one of the streets he walked as a troubled kid and looked out at thousands of faces. He felt connected to every one of them. While his 3-year-old daughter, Zhuri, played at his feet, James watched as his mother, Gloria, raised a flag in front of...
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Golden State Warriors head coach Steve Kerr during a news conference at the team's practice facility in Oakland, Calif., on Tuesday, May 20, 2014. (Photo by Jane Tyska/Bay Area News Group/MCT/Sipa USA)
(Photo credit: Jane Tyska/Bay Area News Group/MCT/Sipa USA)
July 17, 2018 - 3:44 pm
OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Golden State Warriors coach Steve Kerr has received a contract extension following the franchise's repeat championship and third title in four years during his tenure. Kerr and general manager Bob Myers, who are close friends and colleagues, said when the season ended that...
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Los Angeles Lakers' Josh Hart, left, and Cleveland Cavaliers' Collin Sexton battle for the ball during the second half of an NBA summer league basketball game, Monday, July 16, 2018, in Las Vegas. (AP Photo/John Locher)
July 16, 2018 - 10:47 pm
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Wash. Lather. Rinse. Repeat. The Los Angeles Lakers and Portland Trail Blazers will meet in the NBA Summer League championship for a second straight season. Last year Kyle Kuzma dropped a game-high 30 points to lead the Lakers to a 110-98 victory over Portland. This year it'll be...
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Golden State Warriors guard Stephen Curry (30 shoots around Cleveland Cavaliers forward LeBron James (23) in Game 4 of basketball's NBA Finals on Friday, June 8, 2018, in Cleveland. The Warriors defeated the Cavaliers 108-85 to sweep the series. (Gregory
(Photo credit: Gregory Shamus/Pool Photo via AP)
June 12, 2018 - 2:33 pm
The NBA Finals led ABC to victory in the television ratings last week, but it must have been hard for network executives not to wonder what could have been.
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Kevin Durant
(Kyle Terada-USA TODAY Sports)
Bradford Hornsby
June 12, 2018 - 1:29 pm
Kevin Durant may be an MVP on the court but when asked who was the off the court "Most Valuable Partier" on the Golden State Warriors, Durant didn't hesitate.
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Jun 6, 2018; Cleveland, OH, USA; Golden State Warriors forward Kevin Durant (35) shoots against the Cleveland Cavaliers during the second quarter in game three of the 2018 NBA Finals at Quicken Loans Arena. Mandatory Credit: Ken Blaze-USA TODAY Sports
(Photo credit: Ken Blaze-USA TODAY Sports)
June 06, 2018 - 8:58 pm
Kevin Durant scored 43 points, draining a long 3-pointer for emphasis in the final minute, and the Golden State Warriors beat the Cleveland Cavaliers 110-102 in Game 3 of the NBA Finals…
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Golden State Warriors forward Draymond Green (23) reacts during the first half of Game 2 of basketball's NBA Finals between the Warriors and the Cleveland Cavaliers in Oakland, Calif., Sunday, June 3, 2018. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)
(Photo credit: AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)
June 06, 2018 - 3:55 pm
No one in Warriors history has more postseason rebounds than Chamberlain, who grabbed 922 in his time with the Philadelphia and San Francisco Warriors...
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May 22, 2018; Oakland, CA, USA; Golden State Warriors guard Stephen Curry (facing camera) high-fives forward Draymond Green (23) during the first quarter in game four of the Western conference finals of the 2018 NBA Playoffs against the Houston Rockets at
Golden State Warriors at NBA Finals 2018 (Photo credit: Kyle Terada-USA TODAY Sports)
June 05, 2018 - 3:15 pm
Viewership was down from the comparable 2017 matchups but not by much, according to Nielsen figures released Tuesday...
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Golden State Warriors center JaVale McGee
(AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez, Pool)
June 05, 2018 - 2:37 pm
Shaun Livingston and JaVale McGee have been giving the Golden State Warriors a huge lift in these NBA Finals by making every shot they take look easy.
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