The Warriors’ Torrential Victory

It is over. The floor is strewn with confetti and small children. N.B.A.-championship celebrations used to be backroom affairs; the players didn’t linger to commiserate, they escaped into the champagne-drenched oasis of the locker room. That’s where Jordan clutched his trophy and cried, thinking of his dead father. This time, Cleveland’s players exit stage left. It’s an orderly procession. LeBron and the other Cavaliers are shown walking toward their locker room in a dark tunnel that seems only to be lit with a black light; parts of his sneakers glow, but everything else is in shadow. Out in the bright arena, everyone stands up and goes nowhere—except for the kids, who mobilize. 查看全文>>