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Potential Top Pick Karl-Anthony Towns Works Out for Wolves

Kentucky big man Karl-Anthony Towns worked out for the Minnesota Timberwolves on Saturday, less than a week before the Wolves pick first in the NBA draft.

Sports Briefing | Pro Basketball: Fever Defeat the Liberty

Maggie Lucas hit five 3-pointers and scored a career-high 23 points, and the visiting Indiana Fever cruised to an 80-63 victory over the Liberty.

One Million People in Oakland Celebrate NBA Champion Warriors

A crowd estimated at 1 million people in Oakland celebrated the NBA champion Golden State Warriors at a parade and rally on Friday, where league MVP Stephen Curry remarked on how things have changed since he went unrecognized in the city.

Q. & A.: Phil Jackson Talks About N.B.A. Draft, Carmelo Anthony and More

In an interview, Jackson, the Knicks president, and his general manager, Steve Mills, spoke about their preparation for next week’s N.B.A. draft.

Warriors Believe More Titles Could Be in Their Future

The parade is not until Friday. The Golden State Warriors are already looking ahead to what could be a promising future.

Cavs Coach Says Bond With LeBron 'More Than Meets the Eye'

Cavaliers coach David Blatt says he has developed a bond with superstar LeBron James that might be "more than what meets the eye."

Sports of The Times: LeBron James May Be Right, but His Boasts Still Rankle

The Cavaliers star said he was the greatest player on the planet. That’s probably true, but he violated an unwritten rule by saying it.

TV Sports: ABC Announcers Prematurely Crown the Golden State Warriors

With under two minutes remaining, ABC’s announcers gave the Golden State Warriors the title before the end of Game 6, which had an average viewership of nearly 23.3 million.

Warriors Return to Bay Area as NBA Champions

The Golden State Warriors are back in the Bay Area as NBA champions for the first time in 40 years.

James 'as Good as We've Ever Seen' in NBA Finals, Says Magic

The performance by LeBron James in the thrilling NBA Finals ranks near the top all-time, says Hall of Famer Magic Johnson, adding he felt "sick" that the series was over.

Sports of The Times: N.B.A. Plays Its Final Note, but the Symphony Is Just Getting Started

America’s beautiful game, embodied in the Warriors, is changing at light speed, with its emphasis on artful, selfless passing and spectacular marksmanship.

LeBron Can't Deliver Title to Cleveland Despite Great Effort

LeBron James pulled off his sunglasses, and there was no hiding the hurt in his eyes.

Plenty of Changes Could Come to the NBA, and Quickly

Stephen Curry and the Golden State Warriors will get their championship rings. LeBron James will try yet again to end Cleveland's epic title drought. And barring a most unlikely change of heart, Kobe Bryant's illustrious NBA career will end.

LeBron Meets Match in Quest to Deliver Title to Cavaliers

LeBron James carried his Cleveland Cavaliers on a thrilling playoff run but in the end, the weight of a city and an undermanned team on his shoulders proved too much to handle even for the game's best player.

With Warriors’ Long Title Drought Over, Who’s Next?

The Cavaliers have the superstar and the supporting cast, and with a little better injury luck could finally end Cleveland’s years of sports-related suffering.

Finals Defeats Too Much to Bear for James

LeBron James has tasted defeat four times in NBA Finals now but that does not make it any easier to swallow. In fact, losing to Golden State hurt so much he would rather miss out on the playoffs altogether than lose another championship series.

Lack of Experience Proves No Problem for Champion Warriors

The NBA champion Golden State Warriors proved on Tuesday that an age-old mantra -- you have to learn to lose before you can win -- doesn't apply to them.

Warriors Rookie Coach Nearly Threw Away Chance at NBA Title

Steve Kerr led the Golden State Warriors to their first NBA title in 40 years on Tuesday, a feat that might never have happened had he not reconsidered an interview request.

Profile of Golden State Warriors

Profile of the Golden State Warriors, who won the National Basketball Association championship on Tuesday.

Warriors Win NBA Title, Down LeBron, Cavs 105-97 in Game 6

Revived by a fresh-faced shooting superstar and a first-year coach who made them believe, the Golden State Warriors again reign supreme.

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