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.
The NCAA prohibits student athletes from receiving bribes or “extra benefits” to play sports, but former LSU and NBA star Shaquille O'Neal has just publicly admitted he was "Paid very well" to play basketball for the Tigers.
Finals MVP Andre Iguodala scored 25 points, and the Golden State Warriors beat the Cavaliers, 105-97, in Cleveland in Game 6 of the 2015 NBA Finals to clinch the Bay Area franchise's first title since 1975.
Despite having played nearly 100 games already during this grueling NBA season, the Cleveland Cavaliers and Golden State Warriors still need four more wins to claim the title. The 2015 NBA Finals start Thursday, June 4, in Oakland. Here's a preview of what to expect.