Sports photos of the week: June 1 - June 8

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Sports photos of the week: June 1 - June 8
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Sports photos of the week: June 1 - June 8
LAS VEGAS, NV - JUNE 07: Braden Holtby #70 and Tom Wilson #43 of the Washington Capitals celebrate their 4-3 winto win the Stanley Cup as Reilly Smith #19 of the Vegas Golden Knights reacts in Game Five of the 2018 NHL Stanley Cup Final at T-Mobile Arena on June 7, 2018 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Harry How/Getty Images)
Jun 6, 2018; Cleveland, OH, USA; Cleveland Cavaliers forward LeBron James (23) and Golden State Warriors center Jordan Bell (2) go for a rebound in game three of the 2018 NBA Finals at Quicken Loans Arena. Mandatory Credit: Gregory Shamus/pool photo-USA TODAY Sports TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY
Tennis - French Open - Roland Garros, Paris, France - June 8, 2018 Austria's Dominic Thiem in action during his semi final match against Italy's Marco Cecchinato REUTERS/Gonzalo Fuentes TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY
LAS VEGAS, NV - JUNE 07: Alex Ovechkin #8 of the Washington Capitals celebrates with the Stanley Cup after defeating the Vegas Golden Knights in Game Five of the Stanley Cup Final during the 2018 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs at T-Mobile Arena on June 7, 2018 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Jeff Bottari/NHLI via Getty Images)
CLEVELAND, OH - JUNE 06: Stephen Curry #30 and Draymond Green #23 of the Golden State Warriors celebrate with Kevin Durant #35 against the Cleveland Cavaliers in the second half during Game Three of the 2018 NBA Finals at Quicken Loans Arena on June 6, 2018 in Cleveland, Ohio. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this photograph, User is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. (Photo by Jason Miller/Getty Images)
PARIS, FRANCE - JUNE 07: Garbine Murguruza of Spain serves during the ladies singles semi-final match against Simona Halep of Romania during day twelve of the 2018 French Open at Roland Garros on June 7, 2018 in Paris, France. (Photo by Clive Brunskill/Getty Images)
OAKLAND, CA - JUNE 03: Kevin Durant #35 of the Golden State Warriors attempts a layup against LeBron James #23 of the Cleveland Cavaliers in Game 2 of the 2018 NBA Finals at ORACLE Arena on June 3, 2018 in Oakland, California. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this photograph, User is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)
PARIS, FRANCE - JUNE 03: Marco Cecchinato of Italy celebrates victory during the mens singles fourth round match against David Goffin of Belgium during day eight of the 2018 French Open at Roland Garros on June 3, 2018 in Paris, France. (Photo by Cameron Spencer/Getty Images)
OKLAHOMA CITY, OK - JUNE 04: Anna Shelnutt #13 of the Florida State Seminoles and her teammates celebrate her home run against the Washington Huskies during the Division I Women's Softball Championship held at USA Softball Hall of Fame Stadium - OGE Energy Field on June 4, 2018 in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. (Photo by Tim Nwachukwu/NCAA Photos via Getty Images)
Jun 7, 2018; Las Vegas, NV, USA; Vegas Golden Knights right wing Alex Tuch (89) falls on top of Washington Capitals defenseman Brooks Orpik (44) in the second period in game five of the 2018 Stanley Cup Final at T-Mobile Arena. Mandatory Credit: Stephen R. Sylvanie-USA TODAY Sports TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY
Jun 6, 2018; Cleveland, OH, USA; Golden State Warriors center Jordan Bell (2) dunks the ball against the Cleveland Cavaliers during the second quarter in game three of the 2018 NBA Finals at Quicken Loans Arena. Mandatory Credit: Ken Blaze-USA TODAY Sports TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY
June 3, 2018; Oakland, CA, USA; Golden State Warriors guard Stephen Curry (30) and Cleveland Cavaliers forward LeBron James (23) go for a loose ball during the second quarter in game one of the 2018 NBA Finals at Oracle Arena. Mandatory Credit: Kyle Terada-USA TODAY Sports TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY
June 3, 2018; Oakland, CA, USA; Cleveland Cavaliers forward LeBron James (23) drives to the basket against Cleveland Cavaliers forward LeBron James (23) during the second quarter in game two of the 2018 NBA Finals at Oracle Arena. Mandatory Credit: Kyle Terada-USA TODAY Sports TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY
BAKU, AZERBAIJAN - JUNE 07: Twan Van Gendt of THe Netherlands in action at the official training session during day three of the UCI BMX World Championships at BMX Velopark on June 7, 2018 in Baku, Azerbaijan. (Photo by Francois Nel/Getty Images)
PARIS, FRANCE - JUNE 01: Novak Djokovic of Serbia smashes his racket during the match against Roberto Bautista Agut of Spain in the third round of the men's singles during the French Open at Roland Garros on June 1, 2018 in Paris, France. (Photo by Mike Frey/Getty Images)
Jun 3, 2018; St. Louis, MO, USA; St. Louis Cardinals starting pitcher Michael Wacha (52) is doused with water after pitching a one hitter into the ninth inning against the Pittsburgh Pirates at Busch Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Scott Rovak-USA TODAY Sports TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY
LAS VEGAS, NV - JUNE 07: Devante Smith-Pelly #25 of the Washington Capitals celebrates his goal to tie the game with teammate Chandler Stephenson #18 during the third period of Game Five of the 2018 NHL Stanley Cup Final against the Vegas Golden Knights at T-Mobile Arena on June 7, 2018 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Patrick McDermott/NHLI via Getty Images)
ANAHEIM, CA - JUNE 06: Shohei Ohtani #17 of the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim pitches during the first inning of a game against the Kansas City Royals at Angel Stadium on June 6, 2018 in Anaheim, California. (Photo by Sean M. Haffey/Getty Images)
PARIS, FRANCE - JUNE 03: Alexander Zverev of Germany serves during the mens singles fourth round match against Karen Khachanov of Russia during day eight of the 2018 French Open at Roland Garros on June 3, 2018 in Paris, France. (Photo by Cameron Spencer/Getty Images)
ELMONT, NY - JUNE 06: A horse and rider train on the track prior to the 150th running of the Belmont Stakes at Belmont Park on June 6, 2018 in Elmont, New York. (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)
DETROIT, MI - JUNE 2: JaCoby Jones #21 of the Detroit Tigers celebrates a win over the Toronto Blue Jays with a kiss to the 'rally goose' at Comerica Park on June 2, 2018 in Detroit, Michigan. Detroit defeated Toronto 7-4. (Photo by Leon Halip/Getty Images)
KANSAS CITY, MO - JUNE 02: Salvador Perez #13 dumps water on Jorge Soler #12 of the Kansas City Royals after they defeated the Oakland Athletics at Kauffman Stadium on June 2, 2018 in Kansas City, Missouri. (Photo by Brian Davidson/Getty Images)
WASHINGTON, DC - JUNE 02: Devante Smith-Pelly #25 of the Washington Capitals reacts after scoring a goal against the Vegas Golden Knights during the third period in Game Three of the 2018 NHL Stanley Cup Final at Capital One Arena on June 2, 2018 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Gregory Shamus/Getty Images)
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The hockey world has a new champion -- and basketball is about to crown their own, too.

On Thursday, the Washington Capitals won their first Stanley Cup in franchise history with a Game 5 victory over the Vegas Golden Knights. 

In the NBA, the Golden State Warriors quickly took a commanding lead in the Finals, taking three games from the Cleveland Cavaliers. 

Elsewhere in the world, French Open action continued -- this time, without Serena Williams as she deals with a pectoral injury. 

Click through the gallery above to see photos from all of these events and more, and be sure to check back next weekend for our selection of the best shots from the coming week's action. 

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