Last night, he provided the defining moment of the series when he dribbled the length of the court and calmly popped a 26-foot three-pointer right in LeBron's eye to give Golden State the lead and, most likely, the series.
This was a topic of discussion on Wednesday on Twitter despite the thrilling-but-inevitable win by Golden State over Cleveland in Game 3 of the 2017 NBA Finals. Last season you could make an argument, but adding Kevin Durant pushes them over the top for me.
He'd do the same thing. The Cavaliers had it won, the series was on the brink of turning around, but miscues in the final minute and an unbelievable shot from Kevin Durant took the "W" straight out of the clutches of the city of Cleveland. "But is it fair?" "Right now, look at our TV ratings, look at the money our league is pouring in". I mean, guys are loving the game, our fans love the game. "Is it fair? I don't care".
But the fact is that the Warriors benefited from a combination of factors - them drafting Stephen Curry, Klay Thompson and Draymond Green and hiring Coach Steve Kerr and General Manager Bob Myers and the new television deal leading to a one year jump of roughly $24 million in the salary cap - that allowed them to sign Durant as a free agent while keeping their core intact.
What team could realistically knock off these Warriors, and how long will it take? It's sports. You have an opportunity to sign one of the players, and you can do it, go ahead and do it. "Why not? If I become an owner, I'm gonna try and sign everybody". Not after Kevin Durant signed on to make the Dubs a legitimate superteam capable of dismantling the best the National Basketball Association has to offer - a team that's gone 15-0 and barely broken a sweat doing so.
James made his first Finals appearance 10 years ago, when he and the Cavs were swept by San Antonio, which captured its third Larry O'Brien Trophy in a five-year span.
Djokovic through to quarters
Thus the world No. 4 is through to the French Open quarterfinals for the 11th time in his career. Novak Djokovic and Dominic Thiem meet in the quarterfinals of the 2017 French Open .
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"I don't think that our careers are the same as far as changing teams", James said.
Think about the names that went into those teams: Michael Jordan, Scottie Pippen, Kobe Bryant, Shaquille O'Neal.
The Warriors had the league's best record even while losing Durant late in the season to a knee injury, and really turned it on in the playoffs.
"I knew it was going to be one of the toughest challenges I've had because of the firepower they have, because of the mindset that they were going to have. I mean, who wouldn't want to sacrifice playing on a Golden State team or a San Antonio team or a Cleveland team when you know the ultimate result is you can actually compete for a championship?"
Even if one player has less than an excellent game or loses just the least bit of concentration, there are others more than capable of picking up the slack, which has to make them favourites to make history. "That's exactly what happened throughout the season", Durant said.
Stone asked in the clip if there is any hope of change in the icy relations between Russian Federation and the United States . What do you think of when you hear the words Vladimir Putin? And it would be good for us to give it some thought.
According to sources, India will be represented by its "agent" who also appeared during the last public hearing on May 18. The statement clarified that it was not a hearing to discuss on substance or merits of the case.
China said that the USA warship trespassed in its waters "without permission" and Chinese warships warned it to leave. China's disregard for worldwide law. "Our two countries can and do cooperate for mutual benefit".
France remains in a state of emergency after a series of deadly attacks by jihadis across the country since January 2015. Castaner said it "is very hard to anticipate" attacks when they were staged by people who were not on the police radar.
As far as Group B goes, all four teams, India , South Africa , Sri Lanka and Pakistan , have 2 points each. Earlier, India posted 321 runs for six against Sri Lanka in their Champions Trophy Group B match today.
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In this case, that would mean the Liberals would put forward one of their MLAs to serve as Speaker until the government falls. Judith Guichon, who could choose to call another election to break an nearly deadlocked legislature.
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Second, LeBron is right that the Warriors had to let a couple of people go, but that's not the main reason they got KD. The Cavaliers led by six after a Smith three-pointer with 3:09 left and never scored again. "It's definitely tough.
Benchmark U.S. crude rose 25 cents to $45.97 a barrel in electronic trading on the New York Mercantile Exchange. Asian stocks benchmarks were mostly edging Thursday as investors parsed economic data and awaited March .
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Cavs fans use lawns to show support before the NBA Finals
He undeniably dominated Game 5, but it was Iguodala and Draymond Green who took on the featured roles during the decisive Game 6. After struggling on defense for the entire regular season, Cleveland has improved remarkably during the playoffs.
30-day deportation reprieve for Hawaii coffee farmer
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