Becky Hammon is the first female head coach in NBA summer league history to win a title after San Antonio Spurs beat Phoenix Suns 93-90 in the final.
Ever since Satnam Singh Bhamara made history by being drafted by the Dallas Mavericks with the No. 52 pick on June 25, interest in India has spiked about the 7'2, 290-pound basketball player from Punjab. The first India-born player in the NBA has been earmarked for a special career for several years now, and now that he is part of the Mavericks' setup in the USA, there is hope back home that Indian basketball is put on the global map.
CLEVELAND — The Golden State Warriors launched some 8,900 shots this season. They attempted layups and 3-pointers, runners and elbow jumpers. They dazzled fans and overwhelmed opponents. But every time the ball left their fingertips, the Warriors seemed to be building toward something bigger and better, toward the brightest stage and the grandest prize.
The Cleveland Cavaliers stunned just about anyone who had been paying a whiff of attention to these NBA Finals, downing the 67-win Golden State Warriors in overtime to take a 1-1 series tie back to Cleveland.
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