Thirty years ago today, Larry Bird joined Bill Russell & Wilt Chamberlain as the only players with 3 straight MVPs.
The last three teams to lose in the NBA Finals and return the next year have all won the title. Will the Cavs continue the trend?
Even the Eastern Conference championship trophy has to go through customs. 🏆 (via @cavs)
Cavs: First team to have 3 wins by 25+ in the conference finals.
And now they have recent history on their side.
The Cavs are the 1st in NBA history to make the Finals in back-to-back seasons with 2 different rookie head coaches.
Beasts of the East!
Cleveland, show your pride & get ready for the Finals with @DICKS
What a 1-2 punch.
LeBron James and Kyrie Irving scored 30+ each for the first time ever in the playoffs.
Not 1, not 2, not 3 ... that's SIX straight NBA Finals for LeBron James, the first player in 50 years to pull that off.
East champs again! LeBron James and Kyrie Irving scored 30+ as teammates for the first time ever in the playoffs and the Cavs eliminated the Raptors 113-87. [Credit: Vaughn Ridley/Getty Images]
Not 1, not 2, not 3 ...
That's SIX straight NBA Finals for LeBron, the first player in 50 years to pull that off.
Back-to-back East champs!
Led by 33 from LeBron James, Cavs return to the NBA Finals with a 113-87 win at Toronto.
Drake not liking the view tonight. His Raptors down big in Game 6. [Credit: Mark Blinch/Getty Images]
ICYMI | Here's the final U.S. roster for the 2016 World Cup of Hockey. #WCH2016
Unreal. 🌊🏈 (via @reedhansen)
Can the Cavs close or will the Raptors force a once-unthinkable Game 7?
Live on ESPN/here: es.pn/22reQ1j
Now that’s dedication. Big Ben and his family are pulling for Pittsburgh, including the newest Roethlisberger, Bodie. (via _BigBen7/Twitter)
Big day for Jose Mourinho, who officially joined @manchesterunited and @instagram on the same day. (via @josemourinho)
On this date 25 years ago, Chip Hale's hit sent Rodney McCray through a wall ... Literally. (via @dbacks)
When they've had a chance to close out a series in Game 6, LeBron's teams have been money. es.pn/1sftM6u
Expert predictions for what should be a scintillating Stanley Cup finals: es.pn/1XBcVqm
When you're named a #spellingbee co-champion and a @dallascowboys fan, you throw up the Dez Bryant X.
Q: Is Stephen Curry an underrated defender?
A: [Russell Westbrook giggles]
That Friday feeling before a long weekend.
Jose Mourinho confirmed as Manchester United manager on a three-year contract.