NBA Finals

NBA restart
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Dave Uram
July 30, 2020 - 11:43 am
The quest for the NBA Finals in October starts Thursday night at the ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex in Florida. The NBA season will officially resume, after it became the first major professional sports league to shut down due to the coronavirus on March 11. Read more here.
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Sixer Allen Iverson does a chest slam with Raja Bell during Game 7 of the NBA Eastern Conference Finals at the First Union Center in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Sunday June 3, 2001.
Dave Uram
June 03, 2020 - 12:46 pm
It was a Sunday night at the First Union Center. The 76ers were on the doorstep of advancing to The Finals for the first time since 1983. Read more here.
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The Sixers' Allen Iverson celebrates in the crowd after the Sixers beat the Toronto Raptors in game seven of their series on Sunday, May 20, 2001.
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Dave Uram
May 20, 2020 - 12:20 pm
On May 20, 2001, the capacity crowd at the then-First Union Center saw their Sixers leading the Raptors 88-87 with 2 seconds left in the game. The 2001 76ers advanced to the NBA Finals, where they lost to the Los Angeles Lakers. But their run that season was magical, and it created a generation of...
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Philadelphia Flyers right wing Nicolas Aube-Kubel (62) celebrates a goal with teammates against the San Jose Sharks at Wells Fargo Center.
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Dave Uram
March 02, 2020 - 9:21 am
If you had asked Philadelphia sports fans in October which winter team had the best chance for a parade in 2020, I’d be shocked if many would have said the Flyers. The 76ers were expected to be one of the top two teams in the East, and the Flyers were stuck in mediocrity. Fast-forward to present...
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Meek Mill
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June 15, 2019 - 12:59 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- While Drake got the most attention as a visible cheerleader for his hometown Toronto Raptors throughout the NBA Finals, he wasn't the only famous rapper with a vested interest in Thursday night's Game 6. Philadelphia native and Sixers fan Meek Mill, on May 30, put...
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FILE - In this Feb. 16, 2019, file photo, NBA Commissioner Adam Silver speaks during the NBA All-Star festivities in Charlotte, N.C. Silver spoke to the media on Friday, April 12, 2019, in New York after a meeting of the NBA's Board of Governors. He menti
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April 12, 2019 - 8:23 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — The future of NBA basketball could look like European soccer. Tournaments that take place during the season along with league games intrigue Commissioner Adam Silver as a way to change the format of the NBA's 82-game season. If it even keeps an 82-game season. Silver mentioned...
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Golden State Warriors guard Stephen Curry, right, shoots against Cleveland Cavaliers forward Kevin Love (0)
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June 04, 2018 - 10:14 am
By Janie McCauley, AP Sports Writer OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Stephen Curry backpedaled in pure joy. He skipped, hollered and let the ball fly from everywhere with that feeling he gets when there's no way it will miss — unwavering even with a defender's hand in his face. Curry dazzled in outdueling...
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Cleveland Cavaliers forwards LeBron James and Jeff Green
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May 29, 2018 - 12:17 pm
By Tim Reynolds, AP Basketball Writer Here we go again. And again. And, well, again. Round 4 — as many predicted, and others probably lamented — is happening. Cleveland and Golden State will meet for the fourth straight year in the NBA Finals, the Warriors looking for a third championship in that...
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