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June 17, 2019 - 11:39 am
When Kevin Durant tore his Achilles in Game 5 of the NBA Finals, it appeared the Nets remained the favorite to sign Kyrie Irving. It seemed like the Celtics had a slightly better chance at re-signing him, though it was still unlikely. Now it almost feels unfathomable with the Lakers making the move...
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June 14, 2019 - 11:34 am
The Raptors are NBA champions for the first time, and Kawhi Leonard is now among NBA legends. Toronto defeated the Golden State Warriors 114-110 in Game 6 of the NBA Finals on Thursday night. The Raptors won the series 4-2. The Warriors failed to capture a third straight championship. THAT...
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June 14, 2019 - 11:34 am
The Warriors were down three with 2:22 left in the third quarter, their season on the line in Game 6 of the NBA Finals. Klay Thompson drove to the basket and was fouled, hitting the floor in a scary fall. It forced him to leave the floor — and valiently came back to make two free throws. Was this...
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Toronto Raptors forward Kawhi Leonard
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June 14, 2019 - 6:13 am
OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Kawhi Leonard's first season with the Toronto Raptors started with his now-infamous laugh. It ended with him getting the last laugh. The best player on the league's newly crowned best team is an NBA Finals MVP for the second time. Toronto finally sits atop the basketball...
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Golden State Warriors guard Klay Thompson
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June 14, 2019 - 6:09 am
The reign ended Thursday night in the last game they'll ever play at Oracle Arena, one where they entered without Kevin Durant and left without Klay Thompson — two players who might not play at all next season.
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