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The Ten: LeBron, Cavs sweep way to Finals

LeBron James is back in the NBA Finals for the fifth straight season after his Cavaliers completed a sweep of the Hawks with an overpowering effort in Game 4.

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Lowe: Rebirth of the NBA post-up game

While the efficiency of the 3-pointer and the pick-and-roll have dominated NBA offenses, an old standard is making a quiet and effective comeback, Zach Lowe writes.

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Pitino Game bids farewell to the Atlanta Hawks (2:34)
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Seattle arena investor: No hockey-first plan yet

The investor attempting to build a new basketball and hockey arena in Seattle says his group has yet to be presented with a plan that would have a hockey franchise as the first occupant..

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Young and hungry?

Is James Young ready to fight for a rotation role in his sophomore season?

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Lakers begin pre-draft workout process

The Lakers kicked off what's expected to be a weeks-long evaluation process ahead of the June 25 NBA draft.

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Behind the scenes at the NBA Draft Lottery (1:49)

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ICYMI: Blatt leaves his star hanging

It's about the only thing that went wrong for the Cavs on Tuesday night. After sharing a moment with his star player, Cavs coach David Blatt left LeBron hanging to attend to the remainder of the game.

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The Cavaliers are heading to the NBA Finals for the first time since 2007 after a sweep of the Hawks in the Eastern Conference Finals.

Cavs celebrate in style (with a hot tub)

After sweeping the Hawks, LeBron James, J.R. Smith and the Cavaliers hit the hot tub, took a news-conference selfie and much more as part of a jubilant postgame celebration. Cavs live it up

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Kyrie Irving on the time between Games 2 and 4: "These last four days have been kind of hell for me. Just icing, icing, icing, icing"

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David Blatt on Jan. 30th: "The Hawks have been great. Right now, they're the standard in the Eastern Conference ... But the day is long"

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Feeling so good! But it a lot of work ahead ! Thanks to fans! Friends and my family ??

Carroll wants to come back to Atlanta

DeMarre Carroll, a soon-to-be free agent, said after the game that he wants to return to the Hawks next season.

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LeBron on the Finals: "I can't guarantee a championship but I can guarantee we will play our asses off"

LeBron James: 'This is special'

"No matter what happens from here on out, to see what we've accomplished being a first-year team together that's had different changes throughout the course of the season ... this is something we can be very proud of."

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LeBron on SportsCenter

LeBron James, J.R. Smith and Tristan Thompson are at the podium following Cleveland's Game 4 win over the Hawks. Live on ESPN2/WatchESPN