Frustrated LeBron rallies Cavs in NBA Finals

02 June, 2018, 18:42 | Author: Marlene Myers
  • Chris Boucher

His coach called it robbery.

The Cavaliers have until Sunday to try to shake both the call and the loss off.

SAN FRANCISCO - Cleveland Cavaliers coach Tyronn Lue vows that his team is prepared to continue to compete in the NBA Finals without any carryover effect from its staggering 124-114 Game 1 overtime loss to the Golden State Warriors.

Friday, Lue said, "We have a blueprint" to beat the Warriors. I always live in the present. "I don't know what was going through J.R.'s head". Rather than being awarded the ball with a chance to extend to a two-possession lead, however, the call was overturned and deemed a block on James after a replay review. Here's a look at the play where James was slapped in the eye by Green.

Warriors: Curry's early three-point play gave him the free throw he needed for 379 to pass Rick Barry (378) for first place on the Warriors' career list.

Smith explained after the game that he knew the game was tied, but I don't think anyone believes him. "And then tonight in the finals on the biggest stage, when our team played well, played our (butt) off, man, it ain't right".

Smith grabbed the offensive rebound, but instead of putting it back up or passing to an open James up top, he dribbled toward half court and threw a pass, running out the clock. "I thought we were all aware of what was going on, that's my view, so I don't know what JR was thinking".

James said he didn't know what Smith was thinking and walked out of the postgame news conference after growing exhausted of repeated questioning about whether Smith knew the score.

More news: Pusha T Drops a Bomb in 'The Story of Adidon' Drake Diss

"We got to move on". We had opportunities. I would never give up on J.R. That's not my M.O.

Everyone is still trying to figure out what went on in the final minute of regulation in Game 1. "He thought we were up one", Lue said.

"The reason for the trigger is that we had doubt as to whether or not James was in the restricted area".

That will be the huge question as the Cavs "move forward".

And the Warriors, seeking their third crown in four seasons, know James will be even more determined in game two.

"There were some plays that we had taken away from us", James said. "I was already on the court trying to get the refs' attention before the scuffle". If there was no shot clock on, we are going to dribble the shot clock out.

Durant struggled with his shot but wound up with 26 points on 8-for-22 shooting and nine rebounds.

Thompson has had several big games so far this playoffs, and while he finished Thursday night's game with just two points and five rebounds, he definitely offered a level of physicality and attitude that helped the Cavs very almost win Game 1 and steal home-court advantage in the series.



30-Year-Old Leaves Parents’ Home With Help From Alex Jones
Asked if that marks a dramatic change in his thinking, given his recent hard-fought court battle, Rotondo answered succinctly. But Supreme Court justice Donald Greenwood branded Mr Rotondo's demand "outrageous" and issued an eviction order.

Netflix throws serious shade at Roseanne after her show cancellation
Shortly thereafter, her agency, ICM Partners, dropped Barr as a client, and Viacom networks pulled reruns of her show off the air. I told them I was willing to do anything & asked 4 help in making things right.

Ubisoft confirms Assassin’s Creed Odyssey after leak
In the trailer, one character kicks another off a cliff in a handsome setting that looks to be placed on the Mediterranean. The game is reportedly set to release during Ubisoft's 2019 fiscal year, which ends on March 31, 2019.

South Ogden doughnut shop opening just in time for National Doughnut Day
Free doughnuts are limited to only the 18 classic styles, which include the Boston cream and the traditional jelly doughnut. The start of June marks the beginning of summer-but this year, June 1 also marks National Doughnut Day .

Kanye West Is Live Streaming His New Album Right Now
He confirms he's bipolar and calls it his "superpower". " Russell Simmons wanna pray for me too". Fox News contributor Kevin Jackson sounds off about the Kanye West article.

Lions, tigers and jaguar escape from German zoo - residents warned STAY INSIDE
Two lions were among the six animals that escaped their enclosures at a flooded western Germany zoo, before five were recaptured. German media reports have suggested the animals' enclosures were damaged in a storm, after a river overflowed and damaged fences.

White House puts $50 billion worth of tariffs on China
In return, the Commerce Department lifted a seven-year ban on ZTE's purchase of USA components that it imposed earlier in May. Under that program, China aims to take a leading role in areas such as artificial intelligence, robotics, and electric cars.

Trump Announces Surprise Pardon for Dinesh D'Souza
D'Souza was convicted of making an illegal campaign contribution of $20,000 (£15,000) in 2014 to a NY politician. Senate campaign of personal friend Wendy Long , and then reimbursed them, circumventing campaign finance law.

Free FIFA 18 World Cup Update Available Today
Packs purchased within Fifa World Cup Ultimate Team will also result in equivalent packs in the normal Ultimate Team mode. And EA sports , like the last two tournaments, has made its own prediction about who will win this year.

India Rejects US Sanctions, Continues Venezuela, Iran Trade
Swaraj also emphasised that there can not be talks with Pakistan when the country was pushing terrorists to India and when funeral processions were taking place on the border.