NBA Finals 2017: Warriors beat Cavaliers for Second title in three years
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Express News Global Desk| Updated on June 13, 2017 at 12:07 AM
OAKLAND, Calif. (AP)— Kevin Durant topped his amazing very first season with the Warriors by bringing home that desirable NBA championship. He signed with Golden State last July so determined to get, scoring 39 points in a fast-and-furious, Finals-clinching 129-120 success over LeBron James and the Cleveland Cavaliers on Monday night.
Stephen Curry included 34 points, 10 helps and 6 rebounds as Golden State clinched its 2nd title in 3 years after misusing a 3-1 lead a year ago to the Cavaliers to miss out on a repeat. That stung ever since, and Durant understood, because he gave up the same lead to the Warriors a round previously with Oklahoma City.
James, who in 2012 with Miami beat the Thunder in Durant’s just other Finals, ended up with 41 points, 13 rebounds and 8 helps. Kyrie Irving subsequent ed his 40-point gem in Friday’s Game 4 with 26 points however shot 9 for 22.