There was Irving breaking ankles and spinning in double-pump layups off the glass. But there's no question James is a more well-rounded player than Jordan. The Cavs lost one game in these playoffs - Game 3 to Boston - by three points on a night when James suffered through one of the worst playoff games of his illustrious career. But superficialities aside, James has never been a Jordan clone, never had Jordan's assassin-like single-mindedness as a scoring machine. "I was like, 'If I'm not scoring the ball, how can I still make an impact on the game?' It's carried me all the way to this point now, and it's going to carry me for the rest of my career because scoring is not No. 1 on my agenda".
That's how LeBron James saw it. He played limited minutes, by his standards, in both Games 3 and 4 as Mike Brown eased him back into action. In Las Vegas on Friday, $100 plunked down on the Warriors to win the title promised to pay about $39. "We have a bigger goal in mind". We've played that way, and maybe people don't appreciate it because of a blowout or because of a sweep. "That's basically what happened". That summer James made his return to Cleveland.
For James, moving past Jordan was especially meaningful.
"I've gotta do what's best for me in the long run, what's best for my body", Thomas said.
"I think what it has to do with, it has to do with the fact he's got a nice, long, fat contract with the Cavs and he realizes that he can finally afford to pay me the money that he owes me for the shooting gameback in 2000 or whenever it was", Brown said with a grin.
"I think I fell in love with the game because of Mike, but when you're growing up and seeing Michael Jordan it's nearly like a god, so I never did believe I could be Mike".
Korea fires shots at N. Korea after object crosses border The PukGuksong-2 intermediate-range ballistic missile was sacked into waters off the east coast of North Korea on Sunday (May 21). North Korea recently test-fired a new ballistic missile dubbed Pukguksong-2, drawing condemnation from the UN Security Council .
"Mike, I owe him $100 from when I was a rookie". With 40 more points, James could also become the first player in National Basketball Association history to score 6,000 points in the playoffs. I want the fundamentals of the game to be as great as they can be. That was my mindset when I started playing the game. "He would have reminded me of like a Joel Embiid, how he's able to stretch it out there and shoot the ball like he is", Conley said, referring to Philadelphia's rookie center.
James says he wants to be known, and remembered, as more than a scorer. "We know what he brings to this game as a whole, brings to this league, our organization". But now greenhouse gases reflect that heat back at the Earth, even at night, keeping us toasty if we don't have the a/c on full blast.
And now the stage is set. Cleveland, which seemed sleepy at times in the regular season, went 12-1 in the Eastern Conference playoffs that ended with a win over Boston on Thursday night. It may not have been as easy as they made it look, but now the real challenge looms: the mighty Golden State Warriors, who went 12-0 in their Western Conference playoffs run and are looking to extract revenge after being up 3-1 in last year's Finals before losing to these Cavaliers.
An unprecedented Finals trilogy was finally set, and still, James had no interest or energy to engage the topic. Moments later, his teammates Love, Tristan Thompson and JR Smith wandered into the room, carrying with them the Eastern Conference Championship trophy and took seats alongside James.
"I thought we played a little too haphazard tonight", Celtics coach Brad Stevens said. I'm very happy about our accomplishment.
Act III in this trilogy is overloaded with story lines, with the biggest being whether James and Co. have enough firepower to go toe-to-toe with the Warriors, who added superstar Kevin Durant to a team that won 73 games a year ago before its Finals flameout.
Israel has held Western Jerusalem since 1948, but the Old City and East Jerusalem were captured in 1967 in a war with Jordan . This same writer suggested "that Trump went to the Kotel as a sign of his deep love for Ivanka's commitment to Judaism".
It's been downgraded on the advice of security services from "critical" to "severe", meaning an attack is still highly likely. Great Britain lowered its security threat level from "critical" to "severe" on Saturday, Prime Minister Theresa May said .
Still, there was irritation at Trump's refusal to show his hand on the Paris agreement to curb carbon emissions. In Israel, she sported a white Michael Kors suit in a look that features everything we already mentioned.
Britain's interior minister said earlier that he had recently returned from Libya and had likely not acted alone. The official spoke on condition of anonymity because the information hadn't been cleared for public release.
Democratic and Republican administrations have in the past said Jerusalem's status must be solved through USA negotiation. Despite reservations from Saudi Arabia and Israel, his administration went ahead with the Iran nuclear deal.
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But guys, President Donald Trump and First Lady Melania (couple nickname "Medonia") just held the hell out of each other's hands. The president's visit will include a visit to the Yad Vashem Holocaust remembrance center, Bethlehem and the Western Wall .
Ultimately though the state's GOP character carried Gianforte to victory despite healthcare concerns that dominated the race. Federal records show that the sheriff donated $250 to Gianforte's congressional campaign in March.
Suicide bomber Salman Abedi detonated a bomb strapped to his body in the foyer area, killing 22 persons and injuring 116 others. British officials believe the information released to the American media came from security agencies and not the White House.
Spence, 27, of DeSoto, Texas, appeared relaxed before the fight while Brook, born and raised in Sheffield, looked a little tense. He stood toe-to-toe with "GGG", won a couple rounds until the power adnd size advantage became too much for Brook.
The paper reported last week that a senior White House official was a focus of the investigation, though it did not name Kushner. The White House disputed the New York Times story, insisting that that "the president has never asked Mr.
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Johnson beats M's 6-0 for Boston's 6th straight win
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Moody's downgrades China's rating
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Sevilla and Argentina Reach Agreement for Jorge Sampaoli
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