"I was trying to get enough to bring it out to get a shot off".
There were several calls down the stretch that angered James, with the biggest coming after James drove past Stephen Curry for a three-point play that put Cleveland up 104-102 with 50 seconds left.
Thursday's play set the basketball-watching world in a tailspin.
Some fans tried to point out that Smith's teammate Hill could've saved the game by making the free throw in the first place.
"For our team to come out and play their hearts out and compete the way we did, man, it's bad", said Lue. If the review is if he's on the line or if he's close to the charge circle, that's the review. I thought we were all aware of what was going on.
It seems as though this could be a year similar to 2015, where LeBron was a realistic candidate for Finals MVP despite the Cavaliers losing in six games. "We shuffled in different lineups, we shuffled in different players, we made a trade at the deadline, and I can't sit here right now and say that the Finals was a part of my thinking".
Of course, Game 1 was a classic, perhaps throwing salt on the theory people are bored with these two teams playing each other. After James, the Cavs' top scorer was Kevin Love with 21 points.
"He thought we were up one", Lue said. James has eight games with 40 or more points in these playoffs, matching Jerry West for the most such games in a single postseason.
There were also contentious moments in the final minute of overtime, first with Curry and James coming chest to chest and exchanging what appeared to be relatively friendly words. He said that James' accomplishment of doubling what he and the Warriors had done was "pretty special".
The game almost over, James jawed with both Curry and Klay Thompson, then Tristan Thompson and Draymond Green tangled moments later and made contact. "But I think it's worked out for us both in these four years so far since I've been back".
Smith butchered a golden chance to give Cleveland an unexpected 1-0 lead over the Golden State Warriors in the best-of-seven series all because he - inexplicably - didn't know the score.
Golden State's Stephen Curry scored 29 points as Kevin Durant and Klay Thompson scored 26 and 24 points respectively.
Draymond Green just missed a triple-double for the Warriors with 13 points, 11 rebounds, nine assists, five steals and two blocks.
If this was the case, diesel prices could further reduce by Rs 3.75 a litre and petrol prices by Rs 5.75 per litre, it said. Whereas, Mumbai and Chennai saw the most hikes - by as much as Rs 3.59 per litre and Rs 3.62 per litre respectively.
The Emillia Wickstead dress which most closely resembles Meghan's Givenchy one is the £7,000 Helene dress. She told the mag, "Once I was there, I got to see the people that were on the grounds with us".
The victim was treated at Florida Hospital DeLand for various injuries, including head trauma, bruises and a black eye. The worker quietly alerted the authorities, who showed up, seized the gun, and cuffed Floyd, officials said.
Meanwhile, Mexico has answered the U.S. tariffs with its own on products including pork bellies, grapes, apples and flat steel. President Emmanuel Macron has couched Trump's tariffs as a "nationalist retrenchment" reminiscent of Europe in the 1930s.
The dispute was initiated in March over Beijing's "discriminatory technology licensing requirements", the White House said. Additionally, Trump has faced significant political pressure to be tough on China from Capitol Hill in recent days.
Internationally the film has brought in an estimated $ 65 million for the weekend, making its three day global total $148 million. It's not often - i.e. ever - that you see the words " Star Wars " and "box office bomb" in the same sentence, but...
Iran-backed Shi'ite militias, often spearheaded by Lebanon's Hezbollah, have played a critical role fighting in support of Assad. The disputed area is primarily to the east of the Euphrates River, along the northern border which Syria shares with Turkey .
"Against Iceland we will have to take advantage of the domain, we need a high level of force in the World Cup ". Messi, 30, left Newell's at age 13 and thus did not appear in a senior match for the club.
Jose Mourinho is a big fan of the Brazil global and wants him on board before the World Cup gets underway next month. Fred , who has five years left on his contract with Shakhtar, is likely to cost United around £52 million.
The fall in prices of oil for drivers has been welcome news as it has been for companies that purchase large amounts of energy. The rise in crude oil prices compounds the effect of higher duties on palm oil, which is used in some food products.
In "The Story Of Adidon ", Pusha-T made light of 40 looking sick and questioned how much longer the OVO executive will live . The song's cover art also features a photo of Drake in blackface , which was taken by photographer David Leyes .
The company listed routers from Linksys, MikroTik, Netgear, and TP-Link, and QNAP storage systems, as targets of VPNFilter . Rebooting a router clears the "advanced" stages of VPNFilter from a device, but the first stage remains in place.
Trump weighs in on cancellation of ‘Roseanne’
She reposted a tweet by Sara Gilbert , the actress who played her daughter, Darlene, on the show and served as executive producer. Earlier Wednesday, she attempted to explain that, "I'm not a racist , just an idiot who made a bad joke".
Italian Markets Tumble as Political Uncertainty Persists
The 10-year Italian government bond yield jumped to 3.19% bond prices fell, compared to just under 2% around two weeks ago. The S&P 500 posted 7 new 52-week highs and 12 new lows; the Nasdaq Composite recorded 87 new highs and 48 new lows.
Andrew Lincoln 'to leave' The Walking Dead after season nine
Reedus, who has a good relationship with AMC, also has another television series on the network called 'Ride with Norman Reedus '. Finally! He's been the star of AMC's The Walking Dead for eight years, but Andrew Lincoln will not return for a tenth season.
Warriors falter late, trail series 3-2 vs. Rockets
He just competes and plays. "Both teams are playing their guys heavy minutes so shots will fall or not", James Harden said. Houston struggled to keep pace throughout the game, shooting just 40 per cent from the field and committing 19 turnovers.