Golden State Warriors vs. Cleveland Cavaliers

FINAL SCORE

Golden State Warriors 129
Cleveland Cavaliers 120

The Cleveland Cavaliers made an effort to comeback against the Golden State Warriors, but failed to level the intensity played by the Warriors in the final quarter of the NBA Finals game 5. On this, the Golden State beat them with the final score of 129-120 on Monday.

With the win, the Warriors declared as the 2017 NBA Finals champion.

The Golden State Warriors now won their 2nd championship under head coach Steve Kerr, yet the most interesting factor about their achievement is that their newly-acquired star player Kevin Durant won his first championship ring in his NBA career.

Durant led the team with 39 points, 7 rebounds, 5 assists and a steal. He is also the recipient of the NBA Finals MVP and this truly made him happy while his mother is witnessing his success.

Stephen Curry added 34 points for the game, Andre Iguodala scored 20 points, Klay Thompson added 11 points and Draymond Green scored 10 points.

As for the Cavaliers, LeBron James scored 41 points, had 13 rebounds, 8 assists, 2 steals and a block shot. Other key players who finished with double figure include Kyrie Irving with 26 points, JR Smith with 25 points and Tristan Thompson with 15 points for the game.

James admitted that he gave everything to win, but it seems that the Warriors came out stronger and prepared against the Cavaliers.

 

Scoring by quarters:

Teams Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4 Final
Warriors 33 38 27 31 129
Cavaliers 37 23 33 27 120

 

 

Credit image: ESPN.com

 

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