"To have teammates that encourage you, that lift you up, that's what we all need in life", he said. Kerr's team set an National Basketball Association record for regular-season wins with 73 last season and returned to the Finals, but lost to Cleveland in seven games. But there were really two MVPs. In history it's happened three times: Kareem Abdul-Jabbar and Magic Johnson with the Lakers; and Julius Erving and Moses Malone with Philadelphia. And because they couldn't possibly risk Durant signing elsewhere, they had to ramp up their courtship as soon as possible.
The Cavs absolutely dominated the Eastern Conference to the tune of a 12-1 record, as they made their way to the NBA Finals to face the Golden State Warriors for a third straight year.
Durant, an eight-time All-Star who only needed a ring to cement his superstar status, scored 39 points in a championship-clinching 129-120 victory and averaged 35.2 points and 8.4 rebounds in these Finals.
While the Bay Area rapper lifted his "curse" last summer when Durant signed with the hometown Golden State Warriors, I have no reason to let him off the hook. The Warriors finished 31-2 in their last 33 games.
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It's the first championship won by a Bay Area team in their home arena, since the 1974 Oakland Athletics won the World Series. This is a celebration of what our team achieved a year ago . "Same time, next year", co-owner Peter Lacob said.
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The scientists then multiplied those numbers by the number of women born in that country or who had a parent born in that country. Talbot Sleater, a 62-year-old construction foreman, said that the Seattle protest was the first of the kind that he had attended.
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This is another feature I'll need to try. - A redesigned app switcher that makes it easier to move between active apps. In addition, Siri can now translate phrases for you, from English to Chinese, French, German, Italian, and Spanish.
On Wednesday during exit interviews, Kevin Durant dismissed the notion that the Golden State Warriors are constructed as a superteam.
Currysaid before the season started that he spoke with Durant, Draymond Green and Klay Thompson about the importance of sacrificing personal accolades for the betterment of the nucleus, with the understanding that money might be sacrificed, as well.