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Warriors Were a Testament to Sacrifice

Sacrifice is a powerful notion. It takes a disciplined person to sacrifice. Everyone wants to think they would do it if needed. Everyone can’t. Sacrifice is not a word often associated with modern professional athletics. Greed and ego are the predominant thoughts most have of today’s NBA players. They are overpaid, pampered babies. The Golden State Warriors changed all of ... Read More »

Simply Golden: Warriors win first title in 40 years

Cleveland, OH (SportsNetwork.com) – A beaming Stephen Curry raised his arms in the air with both index fingers pointed to the sky. Seconds later, the NBA MVP received a congratulatory handshake from LeBron James. After the final buzzer sounded, NBA Finals MVP Andre Iguodala retrieved the game ball, clenched it tightly against his hip and joyfully began to jump up ... Read More »

Curry, Warriors pull away from Cavs in Game 5

Oakland, CA (SportsNetwork.com) – Stephen Curry finally made his big splash in the NBA Finals. Don’t call his two highlight-reel 3-pointers in a dazzling fourth quarter his signature moment of the series, though. At least not yet. “Signature moments only come for players that hold the trophy at the end of the day,” Curry said. One more Golden State Warriors ... Read More »

Curry, Iguodala help Warriors rout Cavs in Game 4

Cleveland, OH (SportsNetwork.com) – Steve Kerr admitted he deceived reporters during Thursday morning’s shootaround when asked if he would start Andrew Bogut in Game 4. “I lied, sorry,” the coach joked sarcastically following a resounding Golden State Warriors victory on Thursday night. “I don’t think they hand you the trophy based on morality. They give it to you if you ... Read More »

James, Cavs hold off Warriors in Game 3

Cleveland, OH (SportsNetwork.com) – Seconds before the opening tip, LeBron James looked over at Jim Brown and bowed to the legendary running back sitting in the front row. The Hall of Famer last quelled the hunger of title-starved Cleveland 51 years ago. James has the city halfway from its long-awaited celebration. Don’t talk about that championship with Cleveland Cavaliers head ... Read More »

James, Dellavedova lift Cavs past Warriors in OT

Oakland, CA (SportsNetwork.com) – LeBron James emphatically slammed the ball down on the floor and let out a euphoric roar. Written off by many, the Cavaliers are heading back to Cleveland with the NBA Finals tied at a game apiece. “I can’t wait to see our fans,” James said. The two-day rest period can’t end soon enough. James recorded his ... Read More »

Warriors nearly blank Cavs in OT, win Game 1

Oakland, CA (SportsNetwork.com) – Steve Kerr said the Golden State Warriors were lucky to get to overtime, let alone win. LeBron James surpassed his NBA Finals career-high point total and Iman Shumpert’s double clutch follow-up jumper at the regulation buzzer barely clanked off the front of the rim. “It looked good the whole way,” Kerr said of Shumpert’s shot. Once ... Read More »

Knicks get #4 Pick; Wolves come away with #1 pick in NBA Draft

New York, NY (SportsNetwork.com) – The Minnesota Timberwolves already have the last two No. 1 picks on their roster. Now they have the opportunity to add another one. The 2015 NBA Draft lottery pretty much held to form on Tuesday night, with the Timberwolves winning the No. 1 pick. It’s the first time that the team with the worst record ... Read More »

Hawks hold off Nets to win Game 5

Atlanta, GA (SportsNetwork.com) – DeMarre Carroll outdueled Alan Anderson in a battle of role players to help Atlanta build a comfortable lead in the first half of Game 5. All-Stars Al Horford and Jeff Teague helped the Hawks fend off the hard- charging Brooklyn Nets in the second. Carroll netted 19 of his 24 points in the opening 24 minutes, ... Read More »

Heartworks Gala features appearances by Walt Frazier, Jill Martin, Isaiah Austin and more!

The Marfan Foundation held its annual Heartworks Gala on Thursday night in New York City. The event honored Isaiah Austin, the former Baylor University basketball star, and Carolyn Levering, Emeritus CEO of The Marfan Foundation,with its 2015 Hero with a Heart Award. The Marfan Foundation provides education, patient support, and research to create a brighter future for people living with Marfan syndrome ... Read More »