Cleveland Cavaliers guard Kyrie Irving and Golden State forward Harrison Barnes have agreed to play for the United States at the Rio Olympics, completing the American roster, ESPN reported Saturday.
LeBron James reportedly joined an NBA All-Star lineup of talent Thursday that will not play for the United States at the Rio Olympics, while Carmelo Anthony and Kevin Durant will try to bring the Americans a third consecutive gold medal.
LeBron James powered the Cleveland Cavaliers to a 93-89 victory over the Golden State Warriors on Sunday in an electrifying Game Seven to complete an improbable comeback unlike any seen before and capture their first NBA championship.
Long-suffering Cleveland fans, who have not cheered a major sports champion since 1964, are on the brink of seeing the drought end thanks to the LeBron James-led NBA Cavaliers.
LeBron James unleashed one of his most devastating all-around performances Thursday, scoring 41 points to power the Cleveland Cavaliers over Golden State 115-101 and force a one-game showdown for the NBA title.
After being handed their worst loss in more than two years, the Golden State Warriors bounced back to down the Cleveland Cavaliers and move one win shy of completing a dream title run.
The NBA Finals might have been billed as a showdown between the game’s top two players, Stephen Curry and LeBron James, but sneaky Golden State reserve Andre Iguodala is stealing both headlines and possessions, not for the first time in the championship series.
LeBron James has never lost the first two games of an NBA playoff series and the Cleveland Cavaliers superstar doesn’t plan to start against Golden State in the NBA Finals.
Klay Thompson and Stephen Curry saved the season for defending NBA champion Golden State, sparking a stunning fourth-quarter rally to beat host Oklahoma City 108-101 and avoid playoff elimination.
LeBron James scored 33 points as the Cleveland Cavaliers booked their place in the NBA finals with a 113-87 victory over the Toronto Raptors on Friday.
Kyle Lowry is relishing the prospect of taking on LeBron James and the Cleveland Cavaliers after leading the Toronto Raptors into the Eastern Conference finals for the first time in franchise history.
Miami Heat center Hassan Whiteside will not play Sunday in Toronto in a one-game showdown to see which team advances to face Cleveland in the NBA Eastern Conference finals.
Goran Dragic scored 30 points as the Miami Heat roared back to level their Eastern Conference semi-final series with a 103-91 victory over the Toronto Raptors here Friday.
Kyle Lowry scored 33 points to help the Toronto Raptors overcome the loss of center Jonas Valanciunas and beat the Heat 95-91 in Miami for the lead in their NBA playoff series.
Damian Lillard scored a career playoff-high 40 points and handed out 10 assists Saturday as the Portland Trail Blazers beat reigningNBA champions Golden State 120-108 to narrow the gap in their playoff series.
LeBron James and Kyrie Irving took over in the fourth quarter as the Cleveland Cavaliers took a 3-0 stranglehold lead over Atlanta on Friday to move within one win of advancing to the NBA semi-finals.
LaMarcus Aldridge scored a season-high 38 points in just three quarters on Saturday as the San Antonio Spurs stormed to a 124-92 victory over Oklahoma City in game one of their NBA playoffs second-round series.
The Portland Trail Blazers closed out the shorthanded Los Angeles Clippers in six games on Friday night, while the Indiana Pacers and Miami Heat both lived to fight another day.
Golden State Warriors star Stephen Curry said Friday he’s confident he’ll be back from a sprained right knee within the two-week time frame originally given by doctors.
Jeremy Lin scored 18 points to lead a balanced Charlotte attack on Saturday as the Hornets beat the Miami Heat 96-80 for their first NBA playoff victory in 14 years.