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Basketball  / WATCH: 'Sneakergate' Sees Nike's Stock Plummet
Sneakergate: Nike Stock Shares Plummet After Epic Zion Williamson Trainer Fail
Nike and basketball are inextricably linked. One goes in hand (or foot) with the other, although the major sports manufacturer were forced into 'damage control'…
Basketball  / WATCH: LeBron From Downtown....
LeBron James Sinks 40-ft Shot To Beat The Clock For Lakers
Lebron James is certainly 'box office' and he’s brought his appeal all the way to LA this off season, following his second spell with the…
Ready To Get In A Space Jam With The Looney Tunes And A Basketball Superstar Again?
Stop all the clocks, cut off the telephone, prevent the dog from barking with a juicy bone, because today, the world was treated to the…
Basketball  / LeBron James Decides Next Destination
LeBron James Makes The Move To Los Angeles Lakers
Mercifully not as drawn out as the infamous ‘Decision’ of 2010, when the world was treated to an hour-long TV special simply to wait for…
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Golden State Sweep The Cavs To Take NBA Title

Big news out of the States last night with the Golden Stats Warriors claiming yet another NBA Championship.

The Warriors beat the Cleveland Cavaliers 108-85 on the road to sweep the series 4-0 and claim their third title in the last four years.

Kevin Durant was the star of the show once again and claimed the MVP for the second successive year ahead of team-mate Steph Curry.

As for Cleveland, the fall out could continue for sometime with Lebron James widely expected to leave his hometown club this summer.

LeBron James Angry As Cavaliers Gift Golden State Warriors 1st Game Of NBA Finals
The opening of the potential seven-game series at the Oracle Arena in Oakland saw the Golden State Warriors run out 124-114 winners in overtime over…
Golden State Warriors Underline Superiority Over Cleveland Cavaliers
Having had their only other meeting of the regular season on Christmas Day, last year’s NBA Finalists went head-to-head on Monday night as the Golden…
Green And Grind: Boston Celtics Win In London Thanks To Jaylen Brown And Their Gritty Defence
As it has for each of the last six years, the NBA held a regular season game in London this week. Thursday night saw the…
NBA Christmas Day Preview: Cleveland Cavaliers Take On Golden State Warriors
The NBA has long-since held games on Christmas Day, but it has truly delivered some of the best possible match ups this time around. Many…
Basketball  / Steph Curry Puts On An Eery Display
Steph Curry Getting In The Halloween Spirit
Golden State Warrior's point guard Steph Curry must have gotten used to petrifying opposition players during his NBA career to date. So used to it, perhaps,…
Basketball  / Happy Birthday To Magic Johnson
Lakes Legend Magic Johnson Turns 58 Today
Basketball wasn’t quite dead in 1979.  But still it wasn’t the universally popular brand it is today.  The introduction of the “three-pointer” that followed in…
Basketball  / NBA: Rookies To Keep An Eye On In 2017/18
NBA: Rookies To Keep An Eye On In 2017/18
Although the wait for the upcoming NBA season to tip-off is still enduring, the new campaign is on the horizon and as always, fans will…
NBA Expansion: Assessing The Likely And Unlikely Destinations
In recent years, expanding the league has been a topic of discussion that continues to resurface in the NBA. Many cities and states deserving of…
Can Premier League Stars Do More To Promote The NBA In The UK?
In terms of views and statistics, the NBA is one of the most observed professional sports leagues in the world with its exhilarating spectacle, yet…
NBA's Relentless Offseason Can Only Be Rivalled by Football€™s Summer Transfer Window
It might be a few months away from the NBA regular season tipping-off once again, but that hasn’t stopped the league from continuing to capture…
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