Cleveland Cavaliers at Golden State Warriors – Game 5

Cleveland Cavaliers at Golden State WarriorsCleveland Cavaliers at Golden State Warriors – Warriors with 3-1 lead in NBA Finals

The Cleveland Cavaliers who were facing a sweep, defeated the Golden State Warriors on their home court to put the NBA Finals at 3-1. The Cleveland Cavaliers are under pressure and put together an inspired performance in Game 4.  The Cavs rushed out to a big lead early and then cruised to the win. Cleveland picked up the win  based to an unbelievably efficient offense. The Cavaliers buried 24 three pointers in Game 4, which set an NBA Finals record. They shot a blistering 53.3 percent from 3 point land. Irving, Kevin Love (6-of-8) and J.R. Smith (5-of-9) led the way. Cleveland led through out the whole game and has finally picked up some momentum in the NBA Finals. Cleveland has played much better in the past two games.  The Cavs really needed a split to get back in this series.

Kevin Durant led the way for the Warriors in Game 4, finishing with 35 points. Both Stephen Curry and Klay Thompson both struggled from the field. Golden State shot only 28.2 percent from three-point range in the contest. The Golden State Warriors are still favored to win Game 5. They are up 3-1 and is aiming to wrap up the series at home next time out. The Warriors have been dominant at home throughout the postseason despite struggling last time out.  Best Sports Site Blog thinks there is no way the Cavs shoot that well again.  The Dubs should be better from the field when they go home and should leave this one crowned NBA champions.

The game between the Cleveland Cavaliers and Golden State Warriors is scheduled to take place on Monday, June 12, 2017 at 9:00 p.m. ET at Oracle Arena in Oakland, California. The matchup will be broadcast on ABC.

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