NBA Finals: Kevin Durant, Stephen Curry score big as Golden State Warriors go 2-0 up against Cleveland Cavaliers

NBA Finals: Kevin Durant, Stephen Curry score big as Golden State Warriors go 2-0 up against Cleveland Cavaliers


NBA Finals: Kevin Durant, Stephen Curry score big as Golden State Warriors go 2-0 up against Cleveland Cavaliers

Oakland: Kevin Durant scored 33 points and grabbed 13 rebounds, while Stephen Curry added 32 points, 10 rebounds and 11 assists Sunday as the Golden State Warriors ripped Cleveland 132-113 in a second-round NBA final game.

The warriors, who hosted coach Steve Kerr after missing 11 games with health problems after a back surgery, extended his winning streak to 14 NBA playoff games to record by dominating the title defender in the second half Cavaliers .

Golden State moved into two games to become the first NBA champion to end an undefeated tiebreaker, grabbing a 2-0 win in the best series of world championships, moving to Cleveland for three games and four Wednesday And Friday.

Stephen Curry hit his first triple-double. Twitter @NBA Stephen Curry hit his first triple-double. Twitter @NBA
LeBron James led the Cavaliers with 29 points, 11 rebounds and 14 assists to match a record with his eighth-round NBA triple double finish. Only the old legend of the Los Angeles Lakers, Magic Johnson had eight doubles final double end. No one else has more than two.

Along with the double triple Curry, which was only the second time in the playoff history, two opponents had doubled triples in the same game, the other came in 1970 by Walt Frazier New York Lew Alcindor and Milwaukee, who would change his name By that of Kareem Abdul-Jabbar.

Curry has credited his first double triple triples phase to the tension of the search of the title and the effort necessary to face the challenge of the Cavs.

“We’re in the final. That’s all the motivation we need,” Curry said. “We left everything on the floor.”

Kevin Love scored 27 points for the Cavaliers, while Kyrie Irving added 19 in a lost cause.

Klay Thompson added 22 points for the Warriors, with Curry saying the Warriors have more work to do to make it better.

“I could play a lot better,” he said. “Some good things are happening, but we have to improve.

“We are young, we are hungry, we play a great basketball, we have a great opportunity before us and we must take advantage of it.”

Spectacular assists, slap shots, deadly blows and high jumps played dominated the night as the match was played at a fast, high intensity pace that gave viewers pleasure.

Durant became the third player in NBA history to score 25 points in his first seven NBA Finals, joining Michael Jordan and Shaquille O’Neal.

Curry took command in the third quarter with 12 points, seven rebounds and five assists, while the warriors extended 67-64 102-88 halftime to advance to the fourth quarter, a battered margin team not definite so late that to lose since 1992.

From there, Golden State jumped unceasingly, the Cavaliers did not respond to the warriors’ speed and the outer shot.

“The second half where we sit and just try to play better and play hard on defense,” Durant said. “We’re just trying to play good basketball every time we hit the ground.”

The game was turned when Curry sank 3-pointers and two free throws, then dribbled around James impressive for a tray to top a 10-3 run that put the warriors ahead 83-73 at the start of the third.

Cleveland fought but the flight was created by launching Durant, a set of 3 points and an undisputed piece of Shaun Livingston unleashed a race for 6 16 to close the quarter.

The Cavaliers have failed per minute over three and a half by the end of the third quarter, despite the fact that Draymond Green goes bank of Guerrero with a fifth personal foul.

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