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LeBron James should be crowned 2017-18 NBA Finals MVP

09 June 2018, 10:55 | Charlene Valdez

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Stephen Curry

He appeared with the cast during his press conference after Friday's game. The Warriors made a comeback.

James was asked on Thursday if he remembered playing a young Kevin Durant in the Miami-Oklahoma City Finals and if he knew than that Durant would develop into such an offensive force.

James scored 51 points in the game, going 7 of 16 from the field on shots from 10 feet and out in Game 1.

Durant is one of 30 players to win the award. The other seven are some of the game's most recognizable names.

An 11-2 Warriors run put Golden State ahead 24-13 on the way to a 34-25 lead after the first quarter.

The Cavaliers would come no closer in the second half.

"Even more impressive, perhaps, was the Cavs" work on defence.


That wasn't the only way that Curry entered the record books in this series. The Warriors found themselves trailing by just six at halftime. This change in energy has been more notable than ever in Kevin Durant, who mustered nine "soft rebounds" in Game 1, according to Draymond Green, but missed a crucial box-out of J.R. Smith in the winding seconds of regulation - a flaw that could have costed the Warriors the game and a lead in this series. What was startling, however, that they did so without Curry or Thompson finding their range. He checked out for the final time with 4:03 remaining to a standing ovation, as well as an MVP chant from the fans inside Quicken Loans Arena.

"Just after the game, just talking to the guys, it was a tough season", Lue said. Golden State will be looking to retool a roster that, despite its dominance, might require some modification. Even when an opponent can equal the Warriors in every other way, there is no answer for Durant.

Unfortunately, Hood was the only reserve to make a real dent in Game 3. "The one thing that I've always done is considered, obviously, my family".

It was the second time the Warriors have secured the championship in Cleveland during Kerr's four-year tenure.

Warriors guard Stephen Curry attempts a layup with LeBron James lurking in the third quarter of Game 3 of the 2018 NBA Finals. The 2018 NBA Finals against the Warriors had been decided at that point - some would argue it was over much earlier - and that opened the door for the biggest storyline of the 2018 offseason.

Love has not struggled from the stripe in the postseason - having now connected on 31-straight free throws dating back to Game 4 of the Eastern Conference Semis.

Overcoming obstacles all season long, the Warriors were not going to be denied and won the fourth straight finals matchup against Cleveland easily. This team easily could have lost to the Pacers or Celtics.



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