NEWS & NOTES NBA-NHL-WORLD CUP

The Washington Capitals and John Carlson agreed to a new eight-year, $64 million contract, the team announced Sunday. Carlson set career highs with 15 goals and 53 assists in 2017-18 as part of the Capitals’ first Stanley Cup Final in 20 years. He added five goals and 15 assists in the playoff run to Washington’s … Read moreNEWS & NOTES NBA-NHL-WORLD CUP

NBA NEWS

The Cleveland Cavaliers need to do something big this offseason in order to convince LeBron James to stay with the team. Any moves that are made have to also improve the Cavs’ chances against not only the Golden State Warriors, but new top tier opponents like the Philadelphia 76ers and Boston Celtics. The eighth overall … Read moreNBA NEWS

NBA NEWS DRAFT-LEBRON JAMES-KEVIN DURANT-POPOVICH

  Michael Porter Jr. started shooting off draft boards before his biggest concern reared its ugly head. USA Today reported Wednesday that the Kings are now looking at Porter at No. 2 in the draft, along with Luka Doncic and Marvin Bagley III, assuming the Suns take Deandre Ayton at No. 1. Not longer after that, … Read moreNBA NEWS DRAFT-LEBRON JAMES-KEVIN DURANT-POPOVICH

NATIONAL BASKETBALL ASSOCIATION NEWS

The Warriors are set to become only the sixth team in league history to win a championship three times within four years. That’s fantastic and dynastic. But where do the Warriors, led by Steph Curry, Kevin Durant, Draymond Green and Klay Thompson, rank among NBA dynasties? Would they be tough enough to beat Michael Jordan … Read moreNATIONAL BASKETBALL ASSOCIATION NEWS

MICHAEL BARI SHOW DAILY JUNE 6, 2018 NBA FINALS GAME 3 BREAKDOWN

MICHAEL BARI SHOW DAILY Michael breaks down Game 3 of the NBA 2018 Finals. LeBron James is two losses away from falling to the Golden State Warriors in the NBA Finals yet again, and there’s only one way to assure he is not faced with a similar situation next year. But would he be open … Read moreMICHAEL BARI SHOW DAILY JUNE 6, 2018 NBA FINALS GAME 3 BREAKDOWN

NBA FINALS-DRAFT-OFF SEASON NEWS

The Boston Celtics could use a rim protector — and top prospect Mo Bamba is a very intriguing option. In order to land Bamba, Boston would need to move up in the draft. The big man out of Texas is unlikely to slide past the Magic at the No. 6 spot, per Deveney. But Celtics’ team president Danny … Read moreNBA FINALS-DRAFT-OFF SEASON NEWS

GOLDEN STATE WARRIORS HANDLE CLEVELAND CAVS AND TAKE 2-0 LEAD IN THE NBA FINALS

N.B.A. Finals 2018: Warriors Roll Over Cavs in Game 2. By BENJAMIN HOFFMAN and MARC STEIN The Golden State Warriors have taken a 2-0 lead over the Cleveland Cavaliers in the NBA Finals for the third straight season. Stephen Curry finished with an NBA Finals record nine 3-pointers as he scored 33 points to lead the Warriors. Kevin Durant added 26 points, nine rebounds and seven assists. LeBron James had … Read moreGOLDEN STATE WARRIORS HANDLE CLEVELAND CAVS AND TAKE 2-0 LEAD IN THE NBA FINALS

NBA FINALS-WARRIORS-CAVALIERS-IGUODALA-LOVE-THOMPSON-BEILEIN-PISTONS

Cleveland Cavaliers forward Kevin Love will not be suspended for Game 2 of the Finals after stepping onto the court while he was not checked into the game when a scuffle broke out in the closing seconds of Game . Golden State Warriors head coach Steve Kerr said that forward Andre Iguodala is doubtful for Game 2 of … Read moreNBA FINALS-WARRIORS-CAVALIERS-IGUODALA-LOVE-THOMPSON-BEILEIN-PISTONS

MICHAEL BARI SHOW DAILY JUNE 1ST-NBA FINALS

MICHAEL BARI SHOW DAILY Michael gives his take of Game 1 of the NBA Finals     We were about five seconds from actually having an interesting series and then J.R. Smith sent NBA fans everywhere into hysteria. By ROHAN NADKARNI   LeBron James’s controversial foul on Kevin Durant was overturned during the fourth quarter of Game … Read moreMICHAEL BARI SHOW DAILY JUNE 1ST-NBA FINALS