Comeback Cavs end Warriors perfect postseason in Game 4

Le Bron James on Game 2 “We don’t play slowdown basketball.”

So if you're a reporter looking to ask him a question, you'd better make sure that it isn't a waste of his time.

Then Kyrie Irving made the three-pointer that really won the championship for him and LeBron and the Cavaliers and Cleveland.

No team in National Basketball Association history has overcome a 3-0 deficit in The Finals.

After blowing a 3-1 NBA Finals lead last season, Warriors All-Star Draymond Green didn't just get mad: he took action. Curry hit a layup and after both James and Irving missed for the Cavs, Durant dropped his 3 - a shot that could be the one most remembered in this magnificent run by the Warriors.

"We just felt like the way they play, Kyrie and LeBron had it going the whole game", Golden State coach Steve Kerr said.

"It's probably the most firepower I've played in my career", James said. "Even when you're playing well, you've got to play, like, A-plus-plus".

LeBron James scored 39 points, grabbed 11 rebounds and passed off nine assists while Kyrie Irving added 38 points to pace the Cavaliers, but James said he has never faced a "juggernaut" like the Warriors.

"You can tell, he knows this is his moment". They did all they could for as long as they could, while the Warriors patiently waited for them to tire.They look ready to play for many more.

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But Golden State got 31 from Durant, 30 from Klay Thompson and 26 from Stephen Curry.

In the third game of the NBA Finals in Cleveland, Ohio, the Golden State Warriors beat the Cleveland Caveliers 118-113.

Irving took a step-back jumper from the right wing - the same spot he hit his notorious game victor in Game 7 past year - with 26.5 seconds left and the Cavs down by one. We will never know if the Warriors would have gone on to win the championship if Iguodala had made his shot in Game 7 past year, when the Warriors were in the same kind of late-game freefall the Cavs were in late Wednesday night in Cleveland.

They too will come to play, Golden State is not thinking "it's okay, we can just win it at home next game". On ABC, Game 3 delivered 20,048,000 average viewers (P2+) with an additional average minute streaming audience of 440,700 viewers.

Durant's 3-pointer with 45.3 seconds remaining was the go-ahead basket as the Warriors scored the game's final 11 points. Although, he didn't deny contacting KD, saying, "I think everyone in the world talks to their friends".

James had 27 points in the first half; Irving had 21 points in the second.

But until the Cavs did it past year, no team had ever rallied from a 3-1 deficit to win the Finals. There can't just be a 10-0 run (like at the end of the first quarter in Game 3 when LeBron sat), which forces Lue to bring him back quickly.

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