Channing Frye has waited 11 years for this moment. Richard Jefferson has waited 13 years to get back. Together, the close friends are perhaps two of the more unlikely teammates to be playing in the NBA Finals together.
After a record 73 wins and a memorable Game 6 comeback on the road, the Golden State Warriors' goal of getting back to the NBA Finals and defending their title comes down to Game 7 at home against the powerful Oklahoma City Thunder.
The acoustics inside Chesapeake Energy Arena went from jumbo jet on takeoff to prairie at midnight. Fans who had been screaming only a few minutes earlier were now roaring through the exits, leaving only a throng of fans cloaked in the colors of the visiting team.
Bryce Dejean-Jones had a bright future in the NBA, the league commissioner said following the death of the New Orleans Pelicans guard who was shot after kicking down the door of what he mistakenly thought was his girlfriend's apartment in Dallas.
Steve Kerr hasn't been perfect in this titanic series, but he has been at his best, anyway - adapting on the fly, trying things, junking things, adjusting, and conducting his team through the storms and celebrations.
Carl Lahr sold for the Clippers during their darkest days - literally. When Lahr joined the team as a ticket salesman in San Diego in 1981, the folks who ran the San Diego Sports Arena wouldn't turn on the lights during the day, so Lahr would have to show potential ticket-holders their seats in the dark.
A helicopter takes a family of four on a ride Sunday during Open Cockpit Day at Castle Air Museum in Atwater. Along with the helicopter flight, kids and adults were able to check inside historic planes flown by the U.S. Air Force and others.
Helicopter flight at Open Cockpit Day
Pacheco High football players injured in DUI-related chase, crash
Merced Cemetery District prepares for Memorial Day