Golden State Warriors vs. Cleveland Cavaliers
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The Cleveland Cavaliers and Golden State Warriors are playing tight basketball until the final last 2 minutes of the game, but all of a sudden the momentum shifted to the Warriors with the daggering 3-point shot of Kevin Durant.
The Cavaliers has all the chance to seal the victory, but failed to control Durant in making his shooting effective on Wednesday and helped the Warriors to a 118-113 victory. With the victory, the Warriors now has a comfortable 3-0 lead in their best-of-7 2017 NBA Finals series.
The Cavs are leading in the final 3 minutes of the game, but Durant took charge and led the Warriors in stealing the lead and controlling the tempo. The former Oklahoma City Thunder star finished the game with 31 points, 8 rebounds, 4 assists, a steal and a block shot.
The Splash Brothers Klay Thompson and Stephen Curry likewise contributed well by scoring 30 points and 26 points respectively.
As for the Cleveland, LeBron James led the team with 39 points, Kyrie Irving dded 38 points and J.R. Smith scored 16 points for the game. James admitted that the Warriors are the most firepower basketball team in the NBA, as detailed by the news online.
The Cavaliers need to win on game 5 if they want to keep their chances alive and extend the series. The sad reaction of the fans inside the Quicken Loans Arena proved that their team is somehow losing the opportunity to win the 2017 NBA Finals championship.
The Warriors showed their championship poise and defeated their opponent, despite enjoying a home court advantage on Wednesday.
Credit image: USA Today