NBA, ESPN pushing viewers to focus on gambling and not Finals

Consider where we’ve arrived and what we’re doing here. So the network boss calls in his or her top sportscasters for an important meeting. He or she steps to the center of the stage, adjusts the microphone then speaks: “I have a very exciting announcement to make, today, and I wanted you, our most visible, … Read more

Why the Warriors dominated Celtics in the Finals

Andrew Wiggins helped keep Jayson Tatum at bay.Image: Getty Images Sometimes it just feels good to be right. After proclaiming before the NBA Finals started that the Boston Celtics had zero chance against the Golden State Warriors, the Dubs beat the Celtics by double-digits in Game 6 to end the series 4-2. Many across the … Read more

Golden State Warriors Win 4th NBA Championship In Eight Years

Golden State Warriors guard Stephen Curry (30) celebrates during the second half of Game 5 of basketball’s NBA Finals against the Boston Celtics in San Francisco, Monday, June 13, 2022.Photo: Jed Jacobsohn (AP) For the fourth time in less than a decade, the Golden State Warriors are kings of the NBA, and this time around … Read more

NBA Finals 2022 – The seven moments that supercharged the return of the Golden State Warriors’ dynasty

Stephen Curry didn’t know whether to laugh or cry when the seconds ticked down at TD Garden in Boston on Thursday night. He appeared to be ecstatic — broad smile, giddy — a natural reaction to winning a fourth NBA championship with the Golden State Warriors. Yet in an instant, Curry sank to the floor … Read more

NBA Finals 2022 — Best sights and sounds from Warriors-Celtics Game 6

The NBA Finals could end Thursday if the Golden State Warriors can get another win at the TD Garden in Boston against the Celtics. 1 Related Golden State has struggled to close out series on the road this postseason. According to ESPN Stats & Information, the Warriors are 0-3 this season when they have a … Read more

Draymond Green keeps it real and creates Boston bulletin board material at the same time

Draymond GreenPhoto: Getty Images Although the 2022 NBA Finals has been an up and down series for veteran Draymond Green, that hasn’t stopped him from giving his honest opinion during media sessions. Ahead of Game 6 in Boston, Green was asked about the mental challenge of preparing to face the Celtics as opposed to getting … Read more

How the Golden State Warriors are suffocating the Boston Celtics’ game plan

SAN FRANCISCO — The highlights of the Stephen Curry 3-pointers, Robert Williams’ blocked shots and, now, Andrew Wiggins’ dunks, continue to run as the premier moments in the 2022 NBA Finals. Celtics coach Ime Udoka keeps trying to tell everyone they’re missing the point. The Golden State Warriors are one win from claiming another title … Read more

Draymond Green Is the Michael Jordan of Mindfuckery

In my last NBA Finals dispatch, I went on at considerable length about Celtics forward Jayson Tatum. “Dull” was the operative word, and I will stand by that until they put me in the dirt. But, as much as I hated to admit it, I also had to recognize that 6-foot-8 is the frame for … Read more

Inside the trade that brought Andrew Wiggins to Golden State and the shocking decisions it could force on the Warriors

THE SERIES OF deals that helped the Golden State Warriors prolong their run atop the NBA — a thread that goes back to Kevin Durant and spins forward indefinitely — began with what promised to be an uncomfortable exit interview. Days after a crushing NBA Finals defeat that seemed to bury the Warriors dynasty under … Read more

Warriors’ Andrew Wiggins showing why he was a No. 1 pick

We throw the word “bust” around so easily. You know who was a bust? Michael Olowokandi was a bust. LaRue Martin was a bust. Kwame Brown was a bust. Want to spread the playing field a little and include the NFL? JaMarcus Russell was a bust. Tim Couch was a bust. Sam Bradford was a … Read more