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PH traffic, CBCP on ‘vigilantism,’ LeBron James | 6PM wRap

Jun 20, 2016 - 7:24 PM

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Cavs' Jefferson talks of retirement after winning NBA title

Jun 20, 2016 - 5:37 PM

Richard Jefferson a 15 year veteran was vital for the Cavaliers in the 2016 NBA Finals

RETIRING? Richard Jefferson (C) considers retiring after winning NBA title. LARRY W. SMITH/EPA

Tearful LeBron delivers on vow to end Cleveland title drought

Jun 20, 2016 - 5:07 PM

LeBron James ends 52 years of sporting frustration for the city of Cleveland

PROMISE FULFILLED. LeBron James holds up the Larry O'Brien Trophy after beating the Golden State Warriors in the NBA Finals game seven at Oracle Arena in Oakland, California, USA, 19 June 2016. JOHN G. MABANGLO/EPA

Curry, Warriors stunned as record-win season ends in epic collapse

Jun 20, 2016 - 4:39 PM

At the end Steph Curry could only watch a tearful LeBron James celebrate with the trophy and wonder what more he might have done in a game where 9 months of work toward a title went down to the last seconds

STUNNED. Stephen Curry (R) and Andre Iguodala stand on the court after the final buzzer, staying to witness LeBron James and the Cleveland Cavaliers celebrate winning the NBA championship. JOHN G. MABANGLO/EPA

WATCH: Highlights of Cavs vs Warriors in Game 7

Jun 20, 2016 - 3:15 PM

Check out the full game highlights from Game 7 of the 2016 NBA Finals

BIG 3. Kyrie Irving of the Cleveland Cavaliers shoots a big 3-point basket late in the fourth quarter to break an 89-all deadlock. Ezra Shaw/Getty Images/AFP

IN PHOTOS: LeBron, Cavaliers bask in NBA championship glory

Jun 20, 2016 - 2:29 PM

See photos of Cleveland s emotional celebration

SWEET VICTORY. It was a long time coming – but LeBron James of the Cleveland Cavaliers holds the Larry O'Brien Championship Trophy after defeating the Golden State Warriors. He finally fulfills his promise to bring a title to the city of Cleveland. Ezra Shaw/Getty Images/AFP

Fans rejoice, appreciate Cavs and Warriors after historic NBA Finals

Jun 20, 2016 - 1:26 PM

Check out social media reactions from both Cavaliers and Warriors fans after Game 7 of the NBA Finals

CHAMPIONS. Cleveland Cavaliers players LeBron James (C) holds up the Larry O'Brien Trophy after beating the Golden State Warriors in the NBA Finals game seven at Oracle Arena in Oakland, California, USA, 19 June 2016. Photo by JOHN G. MABANGLO/EPA

WATCH: Irving buries clutch championship-clinching 3-pointer in Game 7

Jun 20, 2016 - 12:20 PM

Kyrie Irving hits the dagger triple as the Cavaliers win the NBA championship

Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images/AFP

Moro Convention, Cavs’ NBA title, peso vs dollar | 12PM wRap

Jun 20, 2016 - 12:20 PM

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In leading historic comeback, LeBron wins NBA Finals MVP

Jun 20, 2016 - 10:59 AM

LeBron James leads the Cleveland Cavaliers in a big finals comeback to win the 2016 NBA championship

FINALS MVP. LeBron James fittingly wins Finals MVP. JOHN G. MABANGLO/EPA

Cavs beat Warriors in Game 7 for first NBA title

Jun 20, 2016 - 10:37 AM

LeBron James delivers on his promise to give the city of Cleveland its first major sports championship since 1964

5 facts about Game 7 of the 2016 NBA Finals

Jun 19, 2016 - 3:30 PM

Here are some interesting tidbits about Game 7 of the 2016 NBA Finals between the Golden State Warriors and the Cleveland Cavaliers

LeBron says no legacy at stake in NBA Finals showdown

Jun 19, 2016 - 2:30 PM

LeBron James talks about his growth and maturity over the years and how he s learned the importance of staying in the moment

IN THE MOMENT. For Cleveland Cavaliers player LeBron James, Game 7 is about staying in the moment. Photo by LARRY W. SMITH/EPA

It's a golden ticket – nearly $50,000 for 2 to NBA Finals

Jun 19, 2016 - 12:45 PM

The ticket resale firm says it sold the most expensive non suite seats in its 16 year history to the Father s Day matchup at Oracle Arena

NBA FINALS. Cleveland Cavaliers forward LeBron James (R) and Golden State Warriors guard Stephen Curry (L) in action in Game 6. Photo by LARRY W. SMITH/EPA

Curry says his 'greatest game' needed for NBA Finals win

Jun 19, 2016 - 12:32 PM

Stephen Curry will try to lead the Golden State Warriors to a second straight NBA championship in Game 7 against the Cleveland Cavaliers

GAME FACE. Golden State Warriors player Stephen Curry speaks to the media during their NBA Finals practice and media availability at Oracle Arena in Oakland, California, USA, 18 June 2016. Photo by LARRY W. SMITH/EPA

Back pain won't keep Iguodala out of NBA Finals showdown

Jun 19, 2016 - 11:49 AM

Warriors coach Steve Kerr says he will decide on game day whether or not to limit Andre Iguodala s minutes

KEEP BATTLING. Andre Iguodala assures he will play in Game 7 and will keep battling amid back pain. Photo by LARRY W. SMITH/EPA

Federalism in PH, ISIS’ reach, Cavs vs Dubs | 6PM wRap

Jun 17, 2016 - 6:50 PM

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Joma Sison, Tel Aviv attack, Cleveland Cavaliers | 6PM wRap

Jun 09, 2016 - 8:09 PM

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Duterte’s priority, Belgian train crash, Dubs vs Cavs | 6PM wRap

Jun 06, 2016 - 8:10 PM

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Warriors find NBA Finals better the second time around

Jun 04, 2016 - 7:00 PM

The Golden State Warriors reflect on what it means to chase a second straight NBA championship

BETTER THIS TIME. The Golden State Warriors agree the NBA Finals experience is better the second time around, now that they know what to expect. Photos by LARRY W. SMITH, JOHN G. MABANGLO/EPA

Cavs to hasten pace, boost bench effort against Warriors

Jun 04, 2016 - 5:00 PM

I just told LeBron I need him to play faster to pick up the pace for us offensively says Cavs coach Tyronn Lue

PREPARING FOR GAME 2. Cleveland Cavaliers forward LeBron James during NBA Finals practice at Oracle Arena in Oakland, California, USA, 03 June 2016. Photo by JOHN G. MABANGLO/EPA

Iguodala still mystifies LeBron, Cavs in NBA Finals

Jun 04, 2016 - 3:30 PM

Andre Iguodala is the mellowing influence for the Warriors who can sometimes push the pace too fast too long for their own good

GAME-CHANGER. Andre Iguodala (L) continues to make an impact for the Golden State Warriors in the NBA Finals rematch against the Cleveland Cavaliers. Photo by EZRA SHAW / GETTY IMAGES / EPA

LeBron confident Cavs can bounce back against Warriors

Jun 04, 2016 - 2:00 PM

LeBron James has a perfect 9 0 record in Game 2 after his teams have lost the opener of a playoff series

BOUNCE BACK. LeBron James and his Cleveland Cavaliers look to level the NBA Finals series at 1-1 come Game 2. Photo by JOHN G. MABANGLO/EPA

Livingston overcomes severe injury to star in NBA Finals

Jun 04, 2016 - 11:57 AM

After coming back from a horrific leg injury it s hard to imagine being discouraged by anything defenders throw at Shaun Livingston in a game

STAR. Shaun Livingston runs through the tunnel after the Golden State Warriors defeated the Cleveland Cavaliers in Game 1 of the 2016 NBA Finals. Photo by Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images/AFP

Steph, Klay struggle but Warriors take Game 1 of NBA Finals

Jun 03, 2016 - 11:36 AM

The Warriors bench lead the way using a massive run to start the fourth which sealed the victory

INFOGRAPHIC: 2016 NBA Finals lowdown

Jun 02, 2016 - 5:26 PM

Find out the facts and stats behind the 2016 NBA Finals showdown between the Golden State Warriors and Cleveland Cavaliers