The Warriors kept their air of invincibility intact with a 118-113 Game Three victory that puts them on the brink of their second championship in three seasons.
Golden State still leads the best-of-seven series 3-1 with game five set for Monday in Oakland, California. At one point in the opening quarter, Durant accounted for 10 of Golden State's points in a row. Everybody is gravitating to how he's playing, shorter guys who can dominate the game the way he has the last couple of years.
No team has ever overcome a 3-0 deficit, and it doesn't appear any team is equipped to hang with these Warriors, who may go down as one of the best ever. They became the first team to triumph after falling into a 3-1 finals deficit when they beat the Warriors in seven games previous year. That achievement sort of became moot when they flopped and became the first team to cough up a 3-1 Finals lead. "It all comes down to this one game".
"There's no tomorrow. So we just have to play", Cavaliers coach Tyronn Lue said.
"But I can definitely appreciate the simple fact of him either reshaping his game or just sacrificing maybe some shots here, sacrificing having the ball in his hands all the time", James said. Not team has ever overcome a 3-0 deficit.
"I've been working on that shot my whole life", said Durant, who has averaged 34 points through the first three games of the Finals.
"We thought we were going to win", James said.
Cleveland Cavaliers forward LeBron James (23) drives on Golden State Warriors forward Kevin Durant (35) during the second half of Game 4 of basketball's NBA Finals in Cleveland, Friday, June 9, 2017. LeBron James shook off a knee-buckling blow to the chin while scoring 39 and Kyrie Irving added 38 for the Cavs, who took a 113-107 lead with 3:09 left on the clock after J.R Smith's three-pointer.
That night, as the Cavaliers celebrated at Oracle Arena, Green sat in the parking lot and made two phone calls, he told ESPN.com: One to Warriors general manager Bob Myers, urging him to sign Kevin Durant in free agency, and another to Durant himself, the likely Finals MVP this season if the Warriors can close the deal. "I just felt like I needed to be a part of it". "That was my very next call", Green said. "We just want a championship and I think we are very capable of finishing flawless".
"His mindset is I'm ready to take this shot because I haven't cheated the game". However, for the two minutes James took to the bench, Cleveland went -12, squandering all chance of a series-changing victory.
"So we'll see what happens". "I think I said it last night, it just looks like he understands this is his moment, this is his time".
"But now that it's a legit possibility, one game away, I think you should think about it because you want to win the next game. And obviously this team is built to be able to do that with the talent that they have", said James. The Warriors previously swept Portland, Utah and San Antonio.
One win from his first championship and probably the NBA Finals MVP award along with it, Durant is the ideal player in the flawless place.
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He also strongly asserted the intelligence community's conclusion that Russian Federation did indeed meddle in the 2016 election. What the public learned in this much-anticipated bombshell hearing was that Comey seems to be the one telling the lies.
But it also a fragmented mess that is completely antithetical to Apple's tight control over both its hardware and its software . Apple is obviously still making tablets and so does Samsung but a lot of other companies have already retired from the race.
Both Hamilton and Bottas seemed to manage the temperatures well so far this weekend, so the mood chez Mercedes is more upbeat. When Force India's Sergio Perez moved up into third position, that was the trigger for the Scuderia to make their move.
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A majority of voters also believe that the president's tweets are a detriment to national security, according to the poll . The world now looks to the President's tweets in order to know what he - and thus the USA - thinks.
He took no questions. "There might be a tape", Comey said. "I can definitely say the president is not a liar", Sanders said. The president's speech took place near the end of former FBI Director James Comey's testimony before the U.S.
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Irving scored 40 and James had his third straight Finals' triple-double, finishing with 31 points, 11 assists and 10 rebounds. And yet, for all the winning and his impeccable behavior, Curry's reputation hasn't landed at a fully satisfying place.
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Rather than securing the landslide victory she craved, May saw her party lose seats and fail to secure a majority in Parliament. May experienced a gradual slide during the campaign period, in which a wide gap between the Conservatives and Labour narrowed.
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He had extensive business ties with Russian firms and was seated next to Vladmir Putin at a gala in Moscow. "That happened. Under questioning from Sen. "There should be no fuzz on this".
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But at the same time, if you think that wasn't intentional, you have to give Green's defense of his actions the same credence. They like to see two well-matched teams go at each other over the course of a series, especially if it's a seven game series.