Though it should be said, this is not a one-sided equation: if LeBron remains in Cleveland and finds another batch of magic, there's no guarantee the Warriors return to the Finals next year, either. In October we wanted to be back in this moment, and a lot went into it.
Game 4 of the NBA Finals is underway and Cavaliers are in a bad situation, but Game 4s have been good for them lately.
Kerr added: "I just want to congratulate Cleveland on an fantastic season".
Game 1 of the Finals threw that finding into stark relief.
The Cavs are facing elimination for the fourth time this postseason.
That Stephen Curry could have made for an equally worthy Finals MVP tells you all you really need to know about Golden State's gaudy construction. The Warriors demolished anything left in yet another of their signature third-quarter runs, extending their lead to 21 points before winning 108-85 in Cleveland.
"Self-inflicted, post-game after game one".
It's also the only way the Cavaliers can survive. Battling either the Warriors or Rockets before even reaching the Conference Finals could be too much to handle.
Cavaliers coach Tyronn Lue said his team has not given up on itself. If he wants to go and get a championship, by all means go and get it. Subir Jossan, a hand and orthopedic surgeon at the Centers for Advanced Orthopedics near Washington, DC, says playing with a broken hand risks more injury.
The question was basically this: Would you rather win an National Basketball Association championship on Friday night in Cleveland and hear booing from the Cavaliers' home crowd, or finish off the series in Golden State before happy Warriors fans?
Plus, Golden State will get better. Kerr sounded exhausted when explaining his actions.
But if it happens, at least he'll be in elite company.
The Cleveland Cavaliers were brushed aside by the Golden State Warriors last night, completing a four-game sweep in the best-of-seven NBA finals to be crowned the best team in U.S. basketball for the second year in a row.
The other four guys to be twice-swept?
West played in nine finals, winning only one in 1972 with the Los Angeles Lakers.
A few days ago, LeBron spoke candidly about why he left the Cavaliers in 2010 - because the team wasn't good enough. There will be a parade in the Bay Area before long, championship rings to hand out and another banner to unfurl on opening night next season, and more free agents likely will take a look at signing with Golden State in an effort to add to their own jewelry collections. NBA Finals? The Cavs would be lucky to make the playoffs again in the next half-decade. He feared it would cause his Warriors to underachieve - which, for them, was anything short of another championship. 2015 - 2016: Lost NBA Finals to Cleveland Cavaliers in Game 7. Since then, the earliest any title series has ended was June 12.
After scoring 51 points in Game 1, James scored 29 in Game 2, 33 in Game 3 (including a triple-double) and 23 in Game 4. The fact that they got here surprised me, actually, watching them during the regular season.
Amazon has not announced how much it has paid for its three-year deal to show 20 games a year from the start of the 2019 season. BT has bought 52 games a season, Premier Sports 53 games, including a match at 3pm on Saturdays, and Sky 128 games.
Rajnikanth said he has faith that Karnataka Chief Minister Kumaraswamy will provide security to theatres screening the film. Rajinikanth's Kaala is releasing on June 7 and the movie has shown no signs of hitting the screens in Karnataka.
New Gmail is now available in an "Early Adopter Program" ( EAP ) with an option to try it out before the GA. Meanwhile, those who have already transitioned to the new Gmail will no longer be able to opt out.
A new Hitman sequel is set to be revealed later this week, but its publisher has already stealth killed any chance of a surprise. Our guess is that Warner Bros will simply handle the distribution of the game and IO Interactive will retain the game's rights.
The persistent Knights earned a power play and cut the Caps' lead to 3-2 late in the second on Theodore's shot through traffic. Washington lost its first two games to open the post-season at home to the Columbus Blue Jackets before winning four straight.
The adult patient was transported to IU Methodist Hospital in Indianapolis, according to an IU Health spokesman. Long said he didn't know the students involved, but knew science teacher and football coach Jason Seaman well.
If you'll recall, last month ZTE was handed an export ban as the result of not following the terms of a court case years ago. The Chinese Commerce Ministry said Thursday that some progress was made in talks that ended last weekend.
If the film collects Rs 280 crore more then it will secure a position on the list of 2018's commercial hit films. Yesterday, the Karnataka High Court had asked the state to provide security to the theatres screening the film.
A Sears Hometown store still is in operation on Avenue of the Cities in Moline, but the SouthPark Mall location closed in 2013. The results from the year-ago quarter included a $492 million benefit related to the sale of Craftsman .
At the time, he was also charged with unlawful possession of heroin, tampering with physical evidence, and reckless driving. Police found prescription pills in the house, but it's not clear if they were a cause in his death, reports said.
The seventh-seeded Thiem, who ended Nadal's streaks on clay of 21 wins and 50 sets won, will face a qualifier in the first round. The WTA and its players' council are considering such a rule, but French Open organizers also had the chance to seed Williams.
David Koch Steps Down From Company, Political Groups
He earned two degrees in chemical engineering from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in the early 1960s. They have, however, distanced themselves from and disagreed with President Trump on a variety of issues.
Facebook made some private posts public for as many as 14M
A Facebook booth is seen at the China International Big Data Industry Expo in Guiyang, Guizhou province, China, on May 27, 2018. Facebook says the issue has now been fixed and that the user's privacy settings have been returned to their original state.
Sharapova dumped out by clinical Muguruza
The Romanian broke at the start of the second set and then held for 6-3 as Kerber dropped her serve again in the ninth game. Muguruza essentially got that round off, too: Her opponent, Lesia Tsurenko , retired with an injury after only two games.
Crocodile kills pastor performing baptism in lake
Despite the best efforts of parishioners and bystanders, the pastor was bitten on his legs, back and arms and could not be saved. However, they used fishing nets to prevent the crocodile from taking the pastor's body into the lake, the police added.
Asus reveals gaming-focused ROG Phone
Apart from the aforementioned AeroActive Cooler , there is the Gamevice controller, which attaches to either side of the phone. And because it is an ASUS device for gamers, it has a fully programmable RGB ROG logo on the back, because of course it does.
Facebook to swap ‘trending’ topics for breaking news
But only two days after the company stopped using humans to curate the list, a fake news item made its way into the section. Google offers a whole suite of products around tracking trends, and Twitter offers trends, even down to a local level.
School-shooting video game pulled after backlash
Marketing is Robinette's livelihood, and she brought her skills from the office home to spread the word about " Active Shooter ". Lombardi added that Valve planned to have further conversations about the policies that regulate content on Steam.
Catastrophic Flooding Hits Ellicott City, Maryland
The flooding reached the second floors of some buildings, and one building in Ellicott City's historic downtown area has fallen. A small window of time to survey losses and gather belongings will be given to those in the flood damaged areas, officials say.