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of the nba finals. the dubs are on the verge of sweeping the cavs. >> it's exciting stuff. you saw the incredible game here on abc 7. the final score, 118-113. >> yes. we have live team coverage. our abc 7 news reporters in cleveland and oakland. let's begin with sports director larry beil. larry? >> i love you. so close. warriors use ed an epic late comeback to steal game three in cleveland, now on the verge of history. no team has swept all four rounds of the playoffs. the warriors just one victory away. let's check the highlights. kyrie irving was unstoppable for most of the night for the cavs. 38 points, lays it in plus the foul. but klay thompson finding his shot here, goes for 30. hit six threes. dubs down one. 50 seconds left, warriors down two. kevin durant, no fear. pullup three. warriors take the lead.
they close the game on an 11-0 run in the final three minutes. and literally snatch game three away from the cavs. 118-113, the final. >> we got to be even better at game four, if we want to take this. so, it's an exciting time. but the job's not done. we still got a lot of work to do. >> you got to play like a-plus-plus. you know? they going to make runs and shots and guys is going to make plays. so, you know, we made enough plays tonight to still win the ball game. but they made a couple more. >> we've said it often this season. but this is why the warriors got kevin durant. and did he ever deliver in the clutch? game four, friday night, right here on abc 7. >> can't wait, larry. thanks so much. our team coverage continues with wayne freedman. >> he is live in cleveland tonight at the quicken loans arena, where there's a lot of disappointed cleveland fans, wayne? >> reporter: well, this game
hilt hit the 30-second mark, the crowd went away. they were loud up to that point. they came here expecting a classic clash and they got it. fans got onn each other early. playoff game away. as the clock ticks down toward tipoff, up ramps the rhetoric and a venom. >> he has an attitude problem. on the court. he's not courteous. he's very cocky and pompous. that's not what we teach our kids. >> reporter: familiarity has finally bred contempt. >> they're not friendly. >> they have to be. >> they're cocky. yeah. they're cocky. nobody likes a cocky team. >> james splits the defense. >> reporter: off they went again. the best, most hard-fought playoff game. cleveland, a do or go to their
death bed game. the warriors took, as locals feel -- >> cleveland lost it. >> reporter: bitterness for the whining and gold, contrasted with glee. and the warriors faithful, in short, a tale of two cities in cleveland tonight. and very different, indeed. from cleveland, abc 7 news. dubs fans that couldn't make it to cleveland, watched the big win at oracle arena. >> katie has our live coverage from oakland. >> reporter: warriors fans watched that amazing comeback. and the moments of greatness that serve as artistic inspiration for the man you're about to meet. >> i said, hey, how you doing? i'm nick miley. an artist. >> reporter: his studio, the starbucks in san leandro. i get a lot of, i've never seen anybody do that before. >> reporter: his current canvas, hats. >> he puts so much of his soul
and his love into those things. and watching him paint, he's a true artist. >> reporter: and a true sports fan. >> i want a game. i want to come down to the final minutes and steph curry drops that three right in the basket and everybody goes crazy. >> reporter: he wants artistic inspiration. >> that's the draymond green. >> the energy he put into him. and you would be proud to wear one of those. >> reporter: even more so if you know where the money goes when nick sells a hat. >> i use it for inner city kids and sport programs. >> the fact he by thes so much of the proceeds to charity is just him. >> that got me through school, art and sports. >> reporter: most hats take about three hours to paint. but this one took 12. >> a lot of people won't wear my had hats. they're like, i'm not wearing that. you got to wear the hat. what if it gets dirty? wash it. >> reporter: tonight put i on a
shelf. >> i want to see it on your head. >> reporter: in the east bay, abc 7 news. up next, game four. coverage at 5:30 on abc 7. and right before game four, join abc 7 sports director larry beil and mike shumann for the pregame show, at 5:00 p.m. happening now, on storm watch. a live look outside from the abc 7 roof camera. a late spring storm with showers in the bay area. sandhya patel is tracking the storm. showers mid-june? >> it's not unheard of. but one of the months we're typically dry. one to two days of showers. and live doppler 7 is tracking that. that's why i'm telling you, good idea to get your umbrellas out if you don't know where they are. here's a look at where it is raining. we've seen light rain around santa rosa. also old redwood highway, moisture right now.
jenner, also seeing some moist roadways there. wet roadways. it's a one on the impact scale. a light system. scattered showers expected tomorrow, with the quarter of an inch, less than that elsewhere. you know that your morning commute is going to include wiper weather. you need to allow that extra time for the morning commute to drive carefully. areas of light rain will create slippery roads and a slow-going commute. the show ers will not end there. your hour-by-hour timeline and your weekend forecast coming up. new at 11:00, nearly a dozen students in freemdo from free md to be tested for hiv. katie is live in cleveland with one family's story. >> reporter: i talked with an
8-year-old boy, a student here. 1 of 14 victims. and the situation has him thinking some pretty scary thoughts. >> i was going to get really sick and die slowly. >> reporter: 8-year-old brian says he was walking on campus, when another student stopped him. he said, do you like stamps? i said, yeah. he said, stick out your arm and look away. and then, i did this? and i felt something poke me. >> reporter: we know the poke was from a diabetic lancet. and the student stuck 14 kids before a employee saw the item and took the student to the principal's office. the principal asked if he stuck anyone. it wasn't until the following week, until parents were reporting they had been stuck by the needle. >> that was probably the most disturbing news i've ever got. >> reporter: bud lofton says he took his grandson to the doctor right away to be tested for hiv and hepatitis. >> i'm thinking, you know, what
if? you know, what if something happens to him? and that's scary because he's a healthy little boy. >> reporter: lofton says he's disappointed the fremont school district reached out to the 14 affected families. a district spokesperson said they were acting on advice from the public lelt department baa have changed course. >> we're going to give information to the families that this haed. >> reporter: the student that that stuck the others has been disciplined. former fbi director james comey is now just hours away from his highly-anticipated testimony on capitol hill. coming up, the bay area political junkies setting those alarm clocks early. and the disabled parking scheme this man is accused of that police say netted him big-time profits. big-time profits. and this south bay but at this moment, she's fighting a brain tumor.
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early tomorrow morning to watch. lillian kim is in the newsroom with more on what to expect. >> reporter: the hearings are scheduled to begin at 7:00 a.m. our time. early, but not early enough to dissuade people from getting together. the new parkway theater had a warriors watch party. expecting to open their doors at 6:45 a.m. a comey watch party. >> i see this as the beginning of the impeachment process. we'll show the impeachment hearings on the big screen. >> reporter: when james comey appears, he will begin with a prepared statement. he will talk about the president, asking him to tropp drop the investigation into michael flynn. and demanded loyalty. i didn't move, speak or change my facial expression in any way during the awkward silence that followed. belo we looked at each other in
silence. after comey's statement, the hearing will transition into q&a. feinstein and harris hit on the intelligence committee. >> just the facts. we'll see senator trying to get him to interpret it. did he feel pressured? did he believe this was obstruction of justice? >> reporter: the east bay congressman plans to watch the entire testimony. >> we need to get to the bottom. it needs to be bipartisan. i hope that happens tomorrow. >> reporter: the president's aides plan to keep him busy and away from his twitter account. >> wherever you are, you can watch james comey's testimony live right here on abc 7. george stephanopoulos will anchor the coverage tomorrow morning at 7:00 a.m., right after "abc 7 mornings." we have details on a parking scheme in san francisco. this man, montana le, is accused of filing dozens of fraudulent
applications, all to make a profit. abc 7 news reporter loni rivera is live in the city tonight. >> reporter: yes. dmv officials estimate 2.6 million placards are allowed in california. they allow people to work in spaces like this one. but one man's case highlights a huge, growing problem with placard abuse. >> these last for two years. >> reporter: for someone with a disability, having a placard makes city parking easier. these placards were taken from people illegally using them. >> these were actually confiscated during a placard enforcement sting. >> reporter: dmv officials say fraudulent placard abuse is a huge problem. and this man, montana his own optieration. he forged a doctor's signature.
>> he would submit applications for younger individuals, indicating a disability that fits somebody much older. they're criminalizing themselves by purchasing these placards. >> that's disgusting. that's no good. >> reporter: james omar suffers from back problems. >> this space is only for certain people that has some kind of disabilities. and everybody should obey >> reporter: dmv investigators says the application process needs better security. >> there's always flaws in the system. the application process probably has not caught up to technology. >> reporter: montana le posted $80,000 bail. he faces fines and up to four years in prison. an iconic restaurant in the south bay is about to serve its last meal. abc 7 news was in san jose's japantown, where king's chinese restaurant opened in 1925, making it the city's oldest
full-service restaurant. the restaurant can't afford a rent increase. the family that runs wing's, tells abc 7 news, the rent hike is close to 50%. wings is set to close by the end of the month. time to turn back to our weather and the change coming our way. >> sandhya patel is tracking it. >> that's right. i'm tracking showers with live doppler 7. take a look right now. it has been spotty. ukiah 0.01 inch. highway 101, showing light showers. not tipping the bucket in santa ro rosa. bodega bay, we are seeing wet conditions out there. temperatures right now, 50s, 60s. a live look from the east bay hills camera. visibility is terrific, as we head towards tomorrow morning, expect a wet commute. isolated showers tomorrow evening and it will be cooler than average for the weekend.
morning commute planner will show you what to expect. if you're driving, wet roadways, slow going. watch out for slippery conditions. the oils will be drawn up because we haven't had rain in a while. the ferry, good, light breeze. if you're watching, caution, slippery areas. our storm impact, a 1. and light shower tomorrow, 0.01 to 0.25 of an inch of rain. tomorrow morning, we're seeing the showers in the north bay. by 5:00, starting to move to east bay. san francisco. 6:00 a.m., in the general vicinity. as we head towards around the 7:00, to 8:00 hour, the showers will slip southward, down the peninsula. heading towards the south bay by the latter part of the morning. your morning commute will be a slow-going one. at noontime, hang on to that
umbrella. and 5:00 p.m. this, is a good time to download the app to track real-time radar to see where the showers are. 7:00, 9:00 p.m., isolated in nature. rainfall totals, not expecting much. but we could get a month's worth of rain. june averages about 0.02 in santa rosa. tomorrow, temperatures in the '50s. alexa smith traffic, 4:30 to 7:00 a.m. cooler tomorrow. looking at low to mid-70s. if you're traveling to the sierra, your four-day forecast. a chance of showers. better opportunity on friday. it will be cooler. saturday's partly cloudy and we'll put in a slight chance of showers with cooler conditions on sunday. accuweather seven-day forecast. the spring showers for tomorrow. you can get rid of the umbrellas after that. temperatures will remain below
average, right on through the weekend. low 70s for our warmest inland valleys. upper 50s for the coast. we'll bump up the temperatures. we'll see a warming trend tuesday, wednesday, mid to upper 80s inland. some swings in the weather. we just want to keep it interesting around here. change it up every so auchbl. >> thanks, sandhya. getting in tune with nature. >> up next, planting the seeds of
a floral note of a different sort is returning to san francisco's botanical garden. flower piano begins july 13th. 12 pianos will be nestled among nature for 12 days. everybody is invited to play and listen. the event will feature performances from professional and student pianists. the pianos were a hit when they debuted for the 75th anniversary. >> people loved it. okay. blood pressure is slowly returning to normal tonight. that was a nail-biter. of some of us. i have to say.
including lebron james, who summed it up best. he said, they have so much fire power. and the warriors needed all of it tonight. one win away from another title. one win away from another title. kevin durant proviar music play) - ( snaps, clatters ) that sounds awful. ( music stops ) but a lot better than last week. ( rock music playing ) ♪ we weren't born to follow. ♪
abc 7 sports. >> good evening. after going a record-setting 73-9 last year and losing in the championship to cleveland, the warriors find themselves one win away from finishing off those cavs and taking back the nba title. an epic game three in cleveland. the warriors won the first two finals game easily. this would be a struggle. steph curry, 26 points, 13 points, and 6 assists. the high arcing splash there. the cavs, run late in the third. lebron james, throwing it down. he had 39. and kyrie irving, one-on-four and he scores. cavs were up seven. further quarter, kyrie one-on-one against klay thompson. soft touch off glass. kyrie with 38. klay, 6 threes, finished with 30.
the warriors are down two. this is why you got kevin durant. pullup dagger three. warriors take the lead. k.d. with 31 points. the warriors close the game on an 11-0 run. they steal game three, 118-113, the final. let's go to mike shumann in cleveland. >> reporter: the cavaliers threw everything they had at the war ya yours and could not come up with a victory. golden state one win away from winning their second nba championship in three years. afterwards, the hero of the game, kevin durant, had this to say. >> i don't want to relax. it's not over. this is a crazy game. anything can happen. so, i don't want to relax or feel like it's over. it's not. >> it's up to us to make sure we come up with the killer instinct friday. in game is over. it's a great win. we feel good about it. same time, it's not over yet. >> our guys felt, i felt we had a game we had won. you know, we let slip away. they made the plays down the stretch. you have to give credit to those
guys. >> game four is set for friday here at the q., where the warriors can make history, going 16-0 in the postseason. reporting from the q. in cleveland, mike shumann, abc 7 sports. >> thank you. little baseball. giants and brewers, the polish sausage, win big a mile. the brewers did, too. ty block allowed five in six innings. aguilar hits in the inning run. a double in the fifth. 6-3. the giants have lost seven of the last nine. how about the a's, trying to sweep the blue jays. matinee action. tenth inning, tied at 4-4. josh donaldson, a two-run homer, off frankie man tmontez. and the jays are victorious. abc 7 sports, brought by river rock casino. what a way to close it out with three minutes left. on the brink of history. >> that's crazy. >> see if they -- unbelievable. >> what