MANILA, Philippines – The Golden State Warriors hold a commanding 2-0 series lead against the Cleveland Cavaliers in the 4th chapter of their NBA Finals wars.
While Game 2 fell short of the action-packed ruckus that was Game 1, it made up for it with utter dominance with a dash of history on the side.
Steph Curry punched his name for consideration for Finals MVP after a 33-point, 8-assist, 7-rebound explosion, and a new NBA Finals record of 9 three-pointers. Reigning Finals MVP Kevin Durant was no slouch, either, adding 26 points, 9 boards and 7 assists in the 122-103 blowout.
LeBron James couldn't follow up his NBA Finals career-high 51 points in this one, but still did everything he possibly could with a near triple-double of 26 points, 13 assists and 9 boards. Kevin Love also chipped in a 22-10 game in the loss.
Now, the series moves back to Cleveland for Games 3 and 4. The Warriors have a chance to cement a budding dynasty with a 4-0 sweep, but the Cavs have put their sights on resetting the series by winning two straight at home.
Will the Warriors maintain the dominant status quo or will LeBron James' supporting cast finally ease some weight off the superstar's weary shoulders?
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