Mikal Bridges was on top of the world when he won an NCAA title, but when it was over he knew another world awaited him. The Breakaway podcast explores every step players take between their last college game and the night of the NBA draft.
The Warriors, a team built on the three-point shot, beat the Cavs with a thousand cuts in Game 3, transitioning from the bottom five in attempts at the rim to terrorizing Cleveland with dunks and layups.
Sometimes a three-pointer isn't just a three-pointer—it's a backbreaker. Stephen Curry proved that in Game 2 as he hit daggers from deep and shattered the Cavs' resolve in one breathtaking performance.
Father time remains undefeated, as retired NBA players are wont to say. It typically holds true, with teams rising, falling and decomposing. That cycle applies to everyone except, it seems, for LeBron James.