Posts Tagged NBA Finals

Thompson’s father says son ‘on track’ to return for finals

Golden State Warriors guard Klay Thompson lies on the court after being injured during the second half of Game 5 of the NBA basketball Western Conference finals against the Houston Rockets in Oakland, Calif., Wednesday, May 27, 2015. (AP Photo/Tony Avelar)

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Golden State Warriors guard Klay Thompson is feeling better and on track to return for the NBA Finals next week after taking a knee to his head from Trevor Ariza that caused “concussion-like symptoms.”

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Warriors eliminate Rockets, end 40-year NBA Finals drought

Golden State Warriors players celebrate after Game 5 of the NBA basketball Western Conference finals against the Houston Rockets in Oakland, Calif., Wednesday, May 27, 2015. The Warriors won 104-90 and advanced to the NBA Finals. (AP Photo/Ben Margot)

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — After a generation of wishing and waiting, the Golden State Warriors have finally arrived on basketball’s biggest stage again.

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Better than ever, LeBron leads Cavaliers into NBA Finals

Cleveland Cavaliers forward LeBron James listens during the trophy presentation with his oldest son, LeBron James Jr., after the Cavaliers defeated the Atlanta Hawks 118-88 in Game 4 of the NBA basketball Eastern Conference finals, Tuesday, May 26, 2015, in Cleveland. (AP Photo/Tony Dejak)

CLEVELAND (AP) — Escorted by family members and friends, LeBron James walked out of Quicken Loans Arena cradling his sleepy youngest son with his left arm while clutching an expensive bottle of champagne in his right hand.

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Cleveland Cavaliers advance to NBA Finals with 118-88 win over Atlanta Hawks to complete sweep

CLEVELAND (AP) — Cleveland Cavaliers advance to NBA Finals with 118-88 win over Atlanta Hawks to complete sweep.

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Warriors try again to close out Rockets, reach NBA Finals

Golden State Warriors guard Stephen Curry (30) topples over Houston Rockets forward Trevor Ariza (1) during the first half in Game 4 of the Western Conference finals of the NBA basketball playoffs, Monday, May 25, 2015, in Houston. (James Nielsen/Houston Chronicle via AP) MANDATORY CREDIT

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — One play. One fall. One bad break.

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