Durant scored seven of his 31 points in the Warriors' game-ending 11-0 run, the biggest of them a 3-pointer with 45 seconds remaining that put Golden State ahead to stay at 114-113. "The other stuff doesn't really matter".
And, moreover, silencing Quicken Loans Arena. "I think it was we played a desperate team on their home floor, a great team, with great players, and they came out and handed it to us".
The 7-footer finished 10 of 18 from the field with eight rebounds and four assists.
LeBron James is not one to shy away from a challenge and on Thursday said he and his Cleveland Cavaliers would not roll over to the Golden State Warriors in the NBA Finals despite the long odds they face.
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The Cavaliers like to play a more rugged game using the size and strength of James , Love and Tristan Thompson to their advantage. Golden State enters Game 5 as an 8.5-point favorite against Cleveland in what could be the series' deciding game.
The Golden State Warriors are one of the best teams we have ever seen.
Durant, still one win from the coveted championship he left Oklahoma City to get, scored 35 but got little help from Stephen Curry, who scored 14 on 4-for-13 shooting.
And to show one more time that these five players can do anything asked of them.
That roster would give these Warriors a chance against any great team from the past - and gives most of their opponents no chance against them. I think we have a group of guys who enjoy playing together.
Scoring 7 points in roughly 62 seconds, Durant extinguished any reasonable hope of a Cavaliers comeback in Game 3, and practically putting them on ice for the summer.
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"It took a while for it to kind of reveal itself consistently as the regular season went on, but once it clicked and the habits started to become second nature, it was kind of handsome to watch and an fantastic kind of style to play and watch unfold", Curry said.
"I said it after we won the Eastern Conference finals that we're getting ready for a juggernaut", LeBron James said during Wednesday's postgame press conference. 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.
If not for their meltdown past year, the Warriors, whose record-setting 73-win season got lost in the Finals aftermath, would be looking for a third straight crown.
"We just wanted to hang around", Durant said.
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. That opened the door for what was a fantastic closing stretch, giving the Warriors 118-113 win and a 3-0 lead in the series. It was LeBron James' first Finals, and his team was sawed in half by the San Antonio Spurs, who were in the midst of a streak of three titles in six seasons. But they had it going all night.
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Kerr needed everything out of this group because - as the Warriors suspected would happen - James was at his best in this game, and when he's at his best, he's the best.