In a Q. and A. with The Times, Bryant said "I don't understand how, in order to talk about how great LeBron is we need to [expletive] on everybody else". The way we handled things previous year, we would stay consistent with that.
The Warriors, who lead Cleveland 2-0 in the best-of-seven series entering game three Wednesday, would likely follow the lead of what they did past year when they went to Washington and spent the day with children instead of what would have been a White House trip.
LeBron James now is playing in his eighth consecutive NBA Finals and ninth overall.
On Tuesday while taking questions from reporters, James was asked about his feelings on recent criticisms regarding a clip from Game 1 that recently went viral. "After thinking about it a lot after the last 24 hours and however long it's been since the game was over, I can't say I was sure of anything at that point", Smith said. Will the victor of the series - and let's be real, it looks like it'll be the Warriors - take the customary visit to the White House?More news: World’s Biggest Wealth Fund Backed Motion to Split Musk’s Roles at Tesla
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James said he was just going over what transpired in those closing seconds: George Hill missing a free throw, Smith "dribbling the ball out", and Draymond Green committing an uncalled lane violation. We really get up to play at home.
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It's somewhat fascinating to see that response, and to see an awareness of how these press conferences have turned into a much larger element of the NBA Finals than they've been historically (a subject Bryan Curtis explored recently at The Ringer).
The decision came after Trump said the team wanted to send a smaller delegation due to the dispute over whether NFL players must stand during the playing of the national anthem. ". I don't know where they will fall in my book, but they will have a nice chapter".
The Warriors went on to win that series in 2015, 4-2. There is also one thing we know about the Warriors: They get careless.