Thursday night’s NBA Draft allowed your favorite pro basketball team to replenish its talent pool in hopes of making a run at the recently crowned world champion Cleveland Cavaliers. Here’s a recap of which players and teams grabbed the headlines at the 2016 NBA Draft.
Series MVP LeBron James had 27 points, 11 assists and 11 rebounds, and the Cavaliers shocked the Golden State Warriors, 93-89, in Game 7 of the 2016 NBA Finals in Oakland on Sunday night, bringing a major sports championship to Cleveland for the first time in more than 50 years.
Kevin Durant scored 37 points, and the Thunder defeated the San Antonio Spurs, 113-99, in Oklahoma City on Thursday in Game 6 of the teams’ best-of-seven Western Conference semifinals series.
Russell Westbrook scored 36 points, grabbed 12 rebounds and had nine assists, and the Oklahoma City Thunder beat the Dallas Mavericks, 118-104, in Game 5 of the teams’ first-round NBA Playoff series in Oklahoma City on Monday night. The win allowed the Thunder to capture the best-of-seven seri…