Back-to-back titles, and Finals MVPs, for Kevin Durant


The NBA might have to get used to this. "Kevin Durant, look what he did for us past year, he did us a great service", Myers said. But myself and D-Wade and Bosh, you know, UD (Udonis Haslem), Mike Miller had a few injuries, but (Mario) Chalmers was available, and pretty much our team, we were pretty solid as far as being injury - not being injury-prone.

"K.D.'s been wonderful these last two years, especially in the finals, and so deserving of back-to-back finals MVPs", Warriors guard Stephen Curry said.

It's their league now, without question.

The Warriors clinched a 4-0 series win with a 108-85 rout of the Cavs, giving Kerr the eighth championship of his illustrious career as a player and a coach.

LeBron James #23 of the Cleveland Cavaliers walks off the court after being defeated by the Golden State Warriors during Game Four of the 2018 NBA Finals at Quicken Loans Arena on June 8, 2018 in Cleveland, Ohio. Durant said. "We won two championships". I don't remember anybody asking who was going to win MVP in the Finals.

Stephen Curry took a modest tone when asked about his team's place among the all-time greats.

The Golden State Warriors are champs again.

The Warriors have run into James for four consecutive years in the Finals and although they've got the better of him on three occasions, his individual numbers and performances over those four series have been truly remarkable. "That's my only concern".

Game 3 was the flawless example of the discrepancy between the two sides, where one squad had to play at their individual and collective peak to have a chance, and the other survived even when two of its stars-Stephen Curry and Klay Thompson-misfired all night. If he wants to go and get a championship, by all means go and get it.

Here's what they had to say.

According to Rachel Nichols of ESPN Kerr praised the determination and power behind coach TyRonn Lue and LeBron James's efforts with the Cavs, but was ultimately surprised that the Eastern Conference squad even made it to the Finals to face Golden State. Cavaliers forward Kevin Love shot only 4-of-13 from the field. So if you make a mistake, they're going to make you pay.

NBA Commissioner Adam Silver marvels at how the Warriors have put themselves in this position. They spend a ton of money, but they do it smartly. This team with loads of talent was built totally different then the Lakers and the super teams that would precede them. Act IV between the Warriors and Cavs featured a drama-filled and controversial Game 1. Some will try to do so in 2019.

Karl Malone, John Stockton, Allen Iverson, Steve Nash, Charles Barkley, Reggie Miller, Elgin Baylor, Dominque Wilkins, these are only a few of the many players in National Basketball Association history never to win a ring. But the salary cap-strapped team will attempt to revamp its bench with younger, more dynamic players. "I think I've shown this year why I will still continue to be in championship mode". Opening night is four months away, after all. I want you to let him know: "I'm coming after you, Phil". So boxing won't be the sport I'll be going to.

It might be there for years.