Cavaliers coach Tyronn Lue is dealing with anxiety

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Cavaliers coach Tyronn Lue is being treated for anxiety, saying before Game 1 of the NBA Finals that the pressure-packed playoffs bring him so much joy.

  • Written by By JANIE McCAULEY , AP Sports Writer

Brazilian favela paints tribute to local hero Gabriel Jesus

SAO PAULO (AP) — Four years ago teenager Gabriel Jesus was painting the streets of Jardim Peri, a favela on the northern edge of Sao Paulo where crime is rife and fetid creeks flow past children playing football.

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  • Written by By MAURICIO SAVARESE , AP Sports Writer

Silver says NBA encouraging 76ers to resolve Twitter probe

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Adam Silver has encouraged the Philadelphia 76ers to both quickly and thoroughly resolve the investigation into whether team president Bryan Colangelo used Twitter inappropriately, a story that the NBA commissioner acknowledged was not one he wants to be thinking about during the league's title series.

  • Written by By TIM REYNOLDS , AP Basketball Writer