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  • Marla Ridenour: Cavaliers' LeBron James deserves Finals MVP, no matter the outcome

    No matter who wins the championship, LeBron James should be selected NBA Finals Most Valuable Player. Not to placate the Cavaliers' star for finishing third behind Stephen Curry and James Harden in the regular-season MVP vote, but to acknowledge James'...
  • Up 3-2 in NBA Finals, Warriors expect Cavs' punch in Game 6

    Stephen Curry received treatment for dehydration following Game 5 of the NBA Finals, a little worn out after carrying Golden State to the brink of its first championship in 40 years. The Warriors will need him at his best Tuesday, knowing what's coming...
  • Cavaliers feel the pressure as time is running out in NBA Finals

    Cavaliers feel the pressure as time is running out in NBA Finals
    Too much was at stake for the Cleveland Cavaliers. The strain finally started showing. LeBron James was a little too angry over a meaningless non-call in the final minute of their Game 5 loss Sunday night. Cavaliers Coach David Blatt was a tad defensive...
  • LeBron confident Cavs can hold off Warriors, force Game 7

    Wearing a leather Cavaliers cap and a steely look, LeBron James used his postgame platform to proclaim that he's "the best player in the world." It's not as if his greatness was in dispute after five dominant games of these NBA Finals. James has shown no...
  • LeBron James 'wouldn't feel good about' winning MVP award in losing effort

    LeBron James dismissed Tuesday the idea he could win the Most Valuable Player award of these NBA Finals even if the Cavaliers lose. They enter Tuesday's Game 6 facing elimination against the Golden State Warriors despite James' sparkling efforts. "I...
  • LeBron James: 'I'm the best player in the world'

    LeBron James: 'I'm the best player in the world'
    LeBron James is often described as one of the bestĀ NBA players of all time, a fact that doesn't appear to be lost on the Cleveland Cavaliers star even with his team facing elimination from the NBA Finals by the Golden State Warriors. "I'm confident...
  • Voters got it wrong: LeBron was Finals MVP

    Voters got it wrong: LeBron was Finals MVP
    Let me see if I have this straight: My sportswriting/sportscasting brethren named Golden State's Andre Iguodala the NBA Finals MVP after the player whom Iggy largely defended averaged 35.8 points, 13.3 rebounds and 8.8 assists per game. Well, Iguodala...
  • Warriors claim first NBA title since 1975 with Game 6 win over Cavaliers

    Warriors claim first NBA title since 1975 with Game 6 win over Cavaliers
    The 40-year basketball drought finally ended, the Golden State Warriors flush with their first championship since 1975. Champagne sprayed like geysers in the locker room Tuesday after the Warriors eliminated the Cleveland Cavaliers in Game 6 of the...
  • The Latest: Warriors' Iguodala voted MVP of NBA Finals

    The Latest from Game 6 of the NBA Finals (all times local): 12:12 a.m. Golden State's Andre Iguodala has been voted NBA Finals MVP. Iguodala didn't start a game all season until Steve Kerr inserted him into the lineup in Game 4 after the Warriors...
  • Disappointment stings for LeBron despite remarkable accomplishments

    CLEVELAND, Ohio The disappointment of falling to 2-4 in the NBA Finals has become almost too much for LeBron James to bear. After seeing the Golden State Warriors close out their first championship in 40 years with a 105-97 victory in Game 6 on Tuesday...
  • LeBron can't deliver title to Cleveland despite great effort

    LeBron James pulled off his sunglasses, and there was no hiding the hurt in his eyes. He had given everything he had, the best player turning into a better teammate, and it wasn't enough. "If I could have gave more, I would have done it, but I gave...