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'Game of Thrones' book fans are upset the greatest monologue was cut from the show

<i>Warning: Spoilers ahead for Game of Thrones season six episode seven.</i><p>The Hound may have returned to "Game of Thrones" in season six episode seven, but he wasn't the only character book readers were excited to see.<p>The character Brother Ray (Ian McShane) who show watchers saw with the Hound was based …

TV Series

LeBron yells at Drake after throwing down a dunk as Raptors face elimination

Drake was courtside for Game 6 in Toronto on Friday, and at the half his team wasn’t winning. It’s an unfamiliar feeling for Drake who has cheered on the Raptors and trolled the Cavs <i>(a lot)</i> through past games. Now, the Raptors face elimination.<p>With about four minutes left in the second quarter, …

James scores 33, Cavaliers reach second straight NBA Finals

TORONTO (AP) — For LeBron James, it's six straight trips to the NBA Finals.<p>Maybe this one will end Cleveland's long wait for a championship.<p>James …

Basketball

All Russell Westbrook could do was laugh when asked about Stephen Curry as a defender

Late in the fourth quarter, Steph Curry picked the pocket of Kevin Durant in what proved to be one of the game closing plays of the game. In the post game presser, KD was asked how he felt about Steph's defense. Russ could hardly contain himself.<p>Here's the full video for your viewing pleasure.

The Thunder stopped the Warriors' unstoppable lineup, which shows how little we know

The Warriors' small lineup is supposed to destroy other small lineups, not get run off the floor like it was in Game 3 against the Thunder. Maybe we don't know as much as we think.<p>Never before have teams, fans and analysts had so much access to information about what's really happening during the …

OKC Thunder Have Officially Flipped the Script on Warriors' Entire Season

The Golden State Warriors have been the NBA's most compelling story for two years, fueled by historical statistics, transcendent moments and utterly thorough success.<p>The Oklahoma City Thunder don't care.<p>After their 118-94 win Tuesday gave them a commanding 3-1 lead in the Western Conference Finals, …

All-time NBA playoff scoring leaders: LeBron James passes Michael Jordan, Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, Kobe Bryant

'Game of Thrones': How Daenerys Just Changed Everything

The main crux of the <i>Game of Thrones</i> story revolves around a series of parallel stories. Sometimes, these stories are directly related. Other times, …

TV Series

The Cavs send a message, totally dominating the Raptors in Game 1

Toronto Raptors v Cleveland Cavaliers - Game One<p>During the 82-game regular season, just one game separated the Cleveland Cavaliers and Toronto …

Why the Golden State Warriors Should Be Very, Very Afraid

We already had to cancel those reservations for a San Antonio Spurs vs. Golden State Warriors Western Conference Finals, reservations made in, what, …

Tyronn Lue Comments on How Playoff Run Has Lessened LeBron James' Burden

LeBron James is in the midst of the easiest postseason of his career—at least according to Cleveland Cavaliers head coach Tyronn Lue.<p>According to ESPN.com's Dave McMenamin, Lue believes with Kyrie Irving and Kevin Love's elevated play, James is feeling less pressure to single-handedly guide his …

Cavaliers keep minds sharp, bodies in shape ahead of next round | The Star

INDEPENDENCE, OHIO—Even coach Tyronn Lue came off the floor sweating on Saturday.<p>Don’t think for a second the unbeaten Cavaliers have been lounging …

Miami’s Justise Winslow becomes the undersized centre of attention | The Star

The surprise starter for the Miami Heat in Game 6 of their playoff series with the Toronto Raptors was a kid, a rookie who had been benched entirely …

Erik Spoelstra thinks big, and Heat executes small-ball in Game 6 win

There was a phrase to sum up the Heat’s situation Friday.<p>“Being desperate,” Joe Johnson said.<p>Desperate times call for desperate measures, sometimes …

NBA

Dragic's monster game inspired by not wanting to go back to Europe

Goran Dragic's motivation for his breakout performance in Game 6 was based on the fact that he had little desire to go home for the summer.<p>"I don't …

Game of Thrones season 6: Hated Ramsay Bolton may have traitors within his ranks

<b>** Spoilers for Game of Thrones season six episode three **</b><p>Whether you’ve watched <i>Game of Thrones</i> or not, you’ll likely know the show has a reputation …

Kevin Durant sticking with mantra to live in the moment

OKLAHOMA CITY – Kevin Durant was gone from the Oklahoma City Thunder locker room, having swapped his jersey for a Jimi Hendrix shirt and headed off to the late Thursday night press conference inside Chesapeake Arena.<p>There was a series-clinching win over the San Antonio Spurs to discuss, and with it …

Basketball

NBA: Why Dwight Howard Should Return to the LA Lakers

Dwight Howard walks off the floor during a game against the Spurs. | Scott Halleran/Getty Images<p>Given all the excitement of the 2016 NBA Playoffs, we …

Wade passes Olajuwon on NBA's all-time playoff scoring list

Another NBA legend bites the dust as Miami Heat All-Star Dwyane Wade continues his climb up the ranks of the league's all-time postseason scoring …

Kevin Durant on beating Spurs: ‘This is not our championship’

OKLAHOMA CITY – The defiant graybeard who has remained relevant long past his supposed expiration date and the sometimes irascible youngster whom he …

Quote of the Day: Gregg Popovich knows Spurs’ loss isn’t interplanetary concern

<i>“They just discovered 1200 new planets, someone just lost a basketball game, get over yourself.”</i> <i><br>—Gregg Popovich, coach of San Antonio Spurs, via</i> …

Thunder’s big problem against the Warriors

The Thunder dominated San Antonio with their big two.<p>No, not Kevin Durant and Russell Westbrook.<p>Their BIG two.<p>Steven Adams and Enes Kanter.<p>Oklahoma …

Gregg Popovich had a great reaction when asked how he puts losing in the playoffs in perspective

San Antonio Spurs coach Gregg Popovich waxed philosophical on Friday when asked by reporters how he would cope with his team's early and unexpected …

Whatever Duncan decides, fans should celebrate his greatness

<i>Editor's note: This story originally ran in May 2016.</i><p>The Duncan-ites of this world are pretty down right now.<p>We've been mopey this whole month, …

His season suddenly over, a decision looms for Duncan

Not with his team down by 26 points to the running, jumping, leaping, snarling Oklahoma City Thunder. Not with the best regular season in franchise …

NBA star’s $15 million gamble backfires

James Matthey news.com.au<p><b>CHOOSING between money and success is an eternal problem for athletes.</b><p>Do they play at a club likely to win silverware? Or do …

Basketball

Kevin Durant, Russell Westbrook and Thunder eliminate Spurs from NBA playoffs

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — The Thunder flipped the script, and now they're heading to the Western Conference finals.<p>Tim Duncan doesn't know yet where he's …