James has now won only three of his eight trips to the finals, a losing record that doesn't align with everything else he has achieved but does point to just how hard it can be to lead a team to a championship.
If the Warriors do decline or if they accept the expected invitation and individual members of the organization opt not to attend, they will be the latest professional sports champion whose franchise was split in their judgement.
Chants of "M-V-P! M-V-P!" rang through the canyons of the city, awe pouring down from rooftops and bus stops and smoke shops.
Pagan adulation comes to mind. Instead, he focuses on advice his father, former National Basketball Association player Dell Curry, once gave him: Don't worry about how much other people have. As a grinning Curry held daughter Riley in his arms, Durant stood next to them with his left hand on the point guard's head.
"Today is about celebrating our championship", the statement read.
"We just happy, man". Guys have decisions to make, but it's about enjoying this journey, this moment that we're on right now. ". I'm sure we will have a conversation about it pretty soon". A lot of people doubted Steph, saying he wasn't going to be this good. I don't see a big gap. I saw one woman holding up her baby, as if she was making an offering to the gods.
Thomas makes US Open history with stunning 63 at Erin Hills
Johnny Miller shot 63 at the 1973 US Open but it was at the par-71 Oakmont, with this week's venue Erin HIlls being a par-72. His ball ended up just over six-feet away , and Thomas looked likely to gain the outright lead with an eagle.
So when you have them beat, you have to beat them.
"Oakland represents all of us", Kerr told KTVU.
When asked about Golden State's dominance, James added: "They're going to be around for a while".
As for Curry, Business Insider reports that if he decides to stick with the Warriors, he'll be eligible for a five-year, $207.4 million contract, which would boost his salary to $35.7 million for next season. And at times, she put an arm on her son's back. And on Monday night he tried to push the Cavaliers to come from behind and keep the series going. Bob Myers has done a tremendous job of elevating himself as one of the best executives in the history of the game through his impeccable drafting ability.
Up walked Wanda, and she settled the question: "They were chanting for the Warriors".
They're going to be around for a while. Speeches awaited. Celebration continued. He suggested a better analogy may be The Borg Collective, from Star Trek, The Next Generation: Once the Borg assimilated Kevin Durant, resistance truly was futile. And he did it with his Mom.