Russell Westbrook scored 41 points, one shy of the NBA All-Star Game record, and the Western Conference beat the East 163-158 on Sunday night.
Chris Bosh has now three-peated.
LeBron James and Dwyane Wade wrapped each other in a pregame embrace, chatted and laughed at halftime, then hugged again after the final buzzer.
LeBron didn’t just join the Cleveland Cavaliers. He came to save the world, so to speak, to bring financial and spiritual lubricant to the Rust Belt, an area of America that has been lost to the the meat-hook realities of economics.
James Harden and the U.S. sprinted into the championship game of the Basketball World Cup, riding a huge third quarter to a 96-68 victory over Lithuania on Thursday night.
The bags were already packed and the Americans had already checked out of their rooms.
They figured it would be simple, that they would just beat up on Turkey like they did Finland a night earlier.
Saturday, the terms LeBron James’ new contract were revealed. He will make $42 million over the length of the 2-year contract with the Cavaliers and can opt out after just one season.
Before LeBron James makes his next decision, Pat Riley will get a chance to convince him to stay in Miami.
LeBron James usually has his fun in June, when the Miami Heat have won NBA championships the last two years. Doesn’t mean he’s OK with losing in February. And he certainly won’t stand for his team getting picked on.