On Thursday, while appearing on ESPN's 'Get Up', former NBA player Jalen Rose stated that Cleveland Cavaliers head coach John Beilein may lose the respect of NBA players after accidentally referring to his team as "thugs."
"I didn't realize that I had said the word "thugs," but my staff told me later I did and so I must have said it," Cleveland Cavaliers coach John Beilein said.
The duo had to be separated by Kevin Durant and LeBron James.
The four-time MVP left Cleveland and signed a four-year deal with the Los Angeles Lakers.
There's still a chance he'll stay in Cleveland but the 2018 free agency rumor mill is now in full swing.
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Cleveland and Golden State face each other in the NBA Finals for the fourth straight year.
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LeBron is expected to opt out of the final year of his deal with the Cavs this summer.
Even without Irving, the Celtics are two games away from eliminating the Cavs.
The Cavs served Raptors a zero for the second consecutive year.
James is expected to opt out of the final year of his deal with the Cavs this summer.
James was at his dominant best in Game Two.
LeBron clinched the 21st triple-double of his post-season career, but struggled in the fourth quarter.
Drake and Perkins had to be separated on the court.
LeBron is expected to become a free agent at the end of the season.
LeBron James has recorded one of the best seasons of his career.