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One play that explains the Cavs’ Game 3 loss

KD ended the Cavs.

NBA: Finals-Golden State Warriors at Cleveland Cavaliers Kyle Terada-USA TODAY Sports

The Cavs had momentum in the fourth. It looked like they were going to take the first game in Cleveland. It looked like we might have a semblance of a series. 2-1 is a lot different than 3-0. But, the Warriors, who shot a cartoonish 48.5 percent from three (which is above their total field goal percentage of 48.2 percent), delivered a few daggers late, none more devastating than Kevin Durant casually popping a transition three in LeBron’s face to take the lead with 45 seconds left in the game. It not only changed the pace of the game, but, really, it also kind of encapsulated the series: This Warriors team has so much firepower that they’re always within striking distance, able to quickly swing the game in their direction in so many ways. I mean, this play is just plain cold blooded.