An unprecedented third straight Finals clash between the Warriors and Cavaliers was hyped as the ultimate championship rubber match and expected to be the antidote for a postseason that had little in the way of drama.
Outside of Kevin Durant, the strength of the Golden State Warriors has been built through the NBA Draft.
How many teams that play in the NBA Finals have the trust in a rookie second-round pick to step up and make contributions? He's the first player ever to achieve that.
Before you knock LeBron for his 3-5 NBA Finals record, take a closer look at the teams he took there. Is Durant now the game's best player?
Wanda went back to those comments, though, and pointed out how when LeBron James went to Miami, it had the same effect on the league.
Meanwhile on Twitter, James, Durant and Curry were among the top names mentioned on the social network.
Kerr, 51, missed Game 1 of the Finals and 11 total playoff games this year as he dealt with health issues stemming from multiple back surgeries. The victory was especially sweet for Brown, considering the Cavs fired him twice from two separate head coaching jobs in 2010 and 2014.
Rep. Steve Scalise 'took a bullet for all of us'
A hospital statement said Scalise was doing better over the previous 24 hours but would "be in the hospital for some time". Scalise has received multiple blood transfusions, which can affect clotting, something doctors will monitor closely.
Amir fit for Champions Trophy final
India , however, does have an upper hand since Pakistan usually is on the losing side against India in ICC tournaments. The 2017 Champions Trophy for them has been a sort of similar tale.
US Open snippets from third round at Erin Hills
When I get it going, I don't fear it like I used to of stalling". "But I think definitely getting a lot speedier, a lot faster". Open as he lined up his third shot on the par-5 final hole: a 50-yard wedge from the bottom of the hill that led to the green.
Cabinet briefed on plans for Government deal with DUP
May reportedly took full responsibility for the result but vowed to lead the Tories through the term if MPs backed her. But the prospect of a deal has prompted warnings that it could upset Northern Ireland's fragile peace.
Can Microsoft's Xbox One X Take on Sony's PS4?
Lego City Undercover, Super Bomberman R , Just Dance 2017, Skylnaders Imaginators Starter Pack are all selling for $39.99 each. Plus, the added power should help original Xbox games run better on Xbox One, just as we've seen with 360 games.