The Warriors put their stamp on this game in the fourth quarter, as the Warriors’ stars began trading impossible shot for impossible shot, seemingly trying to one-up each other on the absurdity scale.
LeBron James had an incredible game, going for 29 points, 14 assists, and 11 rebounds on 12-18 shooting, but ultimately the game was decided by the lack of help he received from his complementary players, or rather their inability to match the Warriors’ production from LeBron on down.
LeBron realizes this, but he didn’t seem too fazed by the challenges that still lie ahead after the game.
Q: Did you get any or will you need any IV?
James: No, I'm good. I just need some food and some wine and I'll be alright.
Ultimately, it really is that simple: The 73-win Warriors added Kevin Durant. The talent discrepancy is so wide between these two teams, we all knew a lot of things would have to go right for the Cavs in this series to make it a legitimate series.
That being said, the series isn’t over yet. The Warriors held serve on their home court, and the Cavs will have to do the same if they want to extend their season and give themselves a real chance of defending their title.