Steph Curry steps out of comfort zone as host of The ESPYS
(AP Photo/John Hefti) (John Hefti)LOS ANGELES — (AP) — Stephen Curry lets his play do the talking during the NBA season. “Maybe not as nervous as if Draymond was hosting, but still nervous,” Curry said, referring to his always chattering Golden State Warriors teammate Draymond Green. “Now I have the mic.”Fresh off the Warriors' victory over Boston in the NBA Finals, Curry is presiding over the show airing live on ABC from the Dolby Theatre in Hollywood. In addition to hosting, Curry is nominated for three individual trophies: best men's athlete, best record-breaking performance and best NBA player. Taking it further, Curry imagines Woods “receives the best golfer (award) and the next morning we go play golf.wftv.com
King James scores 40, but his Lakers coronation has to wait
The Lakers took their final timeout after Jimmy Butler's free throws gave the Heat a 107-106 lead with 16 seconds to play. “We got a hell of a look to win the game, to win the series,” James said. James had never missed a chance to close out an NBA Finals series after getting to three wins. There's been only one 3-1 lead overcome in the NBA Finals, and James was the catalyst that time with Cleveland in 2016. “We've just got to be better in Game 6 and close the series,” James said.