Overcoming obstacles all season long, the Warriors were not going to be denied and won the fourth straight finals matchup against Cleveland easily.
It's the second Finals sweep of James' career, the first coming with the Cavaliers in 2007 against the San Antonio Spurs (also the most recent year any team was swept in the Finals).
The reigning Finals MVP managed to put it all together in Game 3, posting 43 points, 13 rebounds, seven assists, and a steal in a Warriors' 110-102 win on Wednesday. His eighth straight appearance didn't go well either, and now there's uncertainty where the superstar will play next.
On the night, the reigning Finals MVP went 15-of-23 from the floor, including 6-of-9 from beyond the arc and a ideal 7-of-7 from the line, adding 13 boards, seven assists and a steal in the victory. And with the Warriors up by two with 50 seconds left in the game, Durant hit a three-pointer dagger that sealed the win for his squad. They are officially a dynasty, wing back-to-back titles and three out of four", one fan tweeted while another wrote, "So much unnecessary hate, but they earned everything they can enjoy now, nothing came by mistake.
James is, of course, right-handed.
The Cavs won one fewer game in the regular season and one fewer game in the Finals than they did a year ago, when Kyrie Irving was here.
Stephen Curry had 12 points and the Golden State Warriors made six 3-pointers in taking a 34-25 lead after one quarter of Game 4.
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Act IV between the Warriors and Cavs featured a drama-filled Game 1.
Just like past year, Game 3 of the NBA Finals returned to Cleveland under similar circumstances.
Head to head, the under is 10-3 in the last 13 games overall and the Warriors are 4-1 ATS in the last five meetings.
The health of James' hand likely would not have had much affect on the outcome of the series, a four-game sweep by the Warriors.
Only Bill Russell'sBoston Celtics, the "Showtime" Lakers and the Los Angeles squad led by Kobe and Shaq, and Michael Jordan's Chicago Bulls have been as dominant in such a short period of time. After his record-breaking heroics in Game 2, Cleveland trapped Curry all game, reducing him to one of the worst shooting nights of his career.
He appeared with the cast during his press conference after Friday's game.
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. Golden State will be looking to retool a roster that, despite its dominance, might require some modification.
Meghan will join the monarch on a the exclusive Royal Train with the Queen to travel to her official engagements in Cheshire. Savannah Phillips, daughter of Peter and Autumn Phillips, undoubtedly stole the show at Trooping the Colour 2018 .
Expect to see Meghan at a carefully chosen selection of them as she continues her introduction to her new life as a senior royal. Prince Philip , the Duke of Edinburgh, did not take part today, in line with his retirement from public life past year .
Warren Buffett and Jamie Dimon are doubling down on their plea for corporations to stop providing quarterly earnings guidance. Securities laws require quarterly reports on profits, revenue and other information but do not require quarterly forecasts.
Walmart and Kroger are cooperating fully with the investigation and have removed all cut melon associated with this outbreak. The individuals who became ill said they ate pre-cut cantaloupe, watermelon or a fruit salad mix that contained melon.
Players will control a Jedi in Fallen Order, but no indication was made as to specifically "who" they might be controlling. It takes place "during the dark times when the Jedi are being hunted", between the third and fourth Star Wars films.
GGG failed to follow their guidelines by not scheduling a fight with the IBF No. 1 opponent Sergiy Derevyanchenko (12-0, 10 KOs). They were asking to have their shot at the IBF title next, but they never asked for him to be stripped.
Porsche is doubling down on electric cars, saying it will pour over €6 billion (about $7.1 million) into electromobility by 2022. Porsche announced the name for its first purely electric model as part of the "70 years of Porsche Sports Cars " ceremony.
Then he pulled the USA out of the Paris accord the following week. "And they understand it's going to happen", Trump said . German Chancellor Angela Merkel said earlier that Russia's return to the club was out of the question.
Travel and food superstar Anthony Bourdain died of a reported suicide and was found dead Friday, June 8, according to CNN . Bourdain, who was found in his hotel room in France on Friday morning, is believed to have killed himself.
Israel says many protest participants were Hamas members and militants trying to breach the border and launch attacks. Israeli troops fired heavy tear gas volleys, including from drones, sending protesters running for cover.
Simona Halep beats Sloane Stephens for French Open title
Like past year , I feel Halep will make an excellent start to the match but when it gets tight, she might just falter. Stephens slowed down and Halep turned up the heat with an intensity that led to her first Grand Slam title.
Trump won’t invite NBA champions to visit White House
"No, I didn't invite LeBron James , and I didn't invite Steph Curry ". "I think we'll have the Caps", Trump said. Trump has lashed out at NFL players who kneel in protest during the national anthem before games.
Roberto Firmino says he wants Alisson to join Liverpool
He said: "Every once in a while, I give him a pinch to come to Liverpool to helps us and such, but it's with his agents. Liverpool are not interested in signing Southampton goalkeeper Alex McCarthy this summer, according to Goal .
30000 more votes to be counted in local election
While Sacramento Sheriff Scott Jones will undoubtedly come in first place, his percentage of the total votes casts could change. When you head into the voting booth, you can mark an X for your preferred candidate or you can decline the ballot.
'Record': Ronaldo will leave Madrid
In Paris, Neymar spent the latter half of Paris St-Germain's treble winning season in the treatment room recovering from a broken metatarsal.
Max Verstappen sweeps Friday F1 practice in Montreal
Ferrari's Sebastian Vettel is second with 96 points and Red Bull Racing's Daniel Ricciardo is third with 72 points. Red Bull chief engineer Paul Monaghan admitted the MGU-K from Monaco is unlikely to be re-usable.
Duchess of Sussex experiences first Trooping the Colour parade
Meghan made her debut on the Buckingham Palace balcony alongside Harry and the other family members and seemed totally at ease. The Duke of Edinburgh, who celebrates his 97th birthday on Sunday, has retired from official public duties and did not attend.
Dub Dynasty: Warriors sweep Cavs for second straight title
Which ended up being a good decision, because he scored 46 points and later advanced to his eighth straight NBA Finals. This outcome seemed inevitable when they walked on the court before the game and even before the 2017-18 season began.