In the late hours of Wednesday night, ESPN released a report that would send waves through the NBA.
After the stockings were emptied. After the presents were distributed. There was still one delivery to make on Christmas afternoon. A hand-delivered Durant "W."
The NBA offseason is one week old. And the Warriors are on the game's third "C." Golden State has competed. It has celebrated. Now comes the commerce.
Through more than an hour of parading, and two more of rallying, the cheering of Dub Nation never stopped.
It turns out Game 5 was merely a gift from the Warriors, a 129-120 championship win over Cleveland.
It’s funny that on a team full of superstars, with two generational talents in Curry and Durant and a premier two-way player in Thompson, the engine that keeps the Warriors running is a chubby forward who is one of the most volatile players in the NBA.
There’s a reason why no team — not the ’96 Bulls, not the ’72 Lakers — has gone undefeated in the postseason: It’s hard.
Golden State poured in the final 11 points of Game 3 to march within one win of their second NBA title in three seasons.
Like he has done on so many other occasions, Stephen Curry absolutely owned the third quarter.
Three-hundred and forty-seven days. That’s how long the Golden State Warriors have waited for this.
LeBron James, the face of the Cleveland Cavaliers and perhaps the NBA, became the victim of a racially charged hate crime one day prior to taking the sport's grandest stage.
Reigning NBA Coach of the Year Steve Kerr has been off the Golden State bench since the second game of the first round.
Now that the extended preseason known as the NBA regular season is over, fans can get ready for the main course.
The Golden State Warriors are in a playoff position that would have most teams chomping at the bit.
You could feel the souls being sucked out of the Cavs and into the Warriors’ bodies like Shang Tsung from Mortal Kombat.
With the ribbon freshly cut on the NBA season, let’s take a look at the true contenders for an NBA title.
LeBron James MVP-worthy performance won Cleveland the NBA title 93-89 Sunday night to snuff Golden State's season.
Golden State had it. They were riding high on their All-Star shooting guard. Until they didn't, and they weren't.
Nobody was saying it plainly, but it's clear that the Warriors feel that LeBron James and the Cavaliers had a plan to remove Draymond Green from Game 5 of the NBA Finals.
Green held the leash tightly when tangling with LeBron James, saving himself from a technical foul and a suspension for Game 5.
Draymond Green's gritty second quarter helped the Warriors destroy the Cleveland Cavaliers 110-77.
LeBron James and some of the Warriors paid homage to the memory of Muhammad Ali, who passed away Friday after living with Parkinson's disease for 32 years.
There's no question LeBron James is great, and his championship push is once rising to new levels.