"That came up once last night", Green said of the flawless 16-0 post season. No team had ever come back from a 3-1 deficit in the NBA Finals and it surely wasn't going to happen against the Warriors, a team that had won an NBA record 73 games in the regular season and showed grit and toughness themselves in the postseason to that point.
They moved to the brink of that with a 118-113 victory over the ClevelandCavaliers on Wednesday in Game 3 of the NBA Finals.
"Obviously KD made some huge plays down the stretch", said Warriors coach Steve Kerr, who also praised Thompson's late-game defense on Irving.
LeBron James claims he isn't exhausted despite playing over 41 minutes per game in the NBA Finals, but given the fact he's singlehandedly carrying the Cavaliers, it would be hard not to be.
But Golden State with Durant is on another level than the teams Cleveland roughed up in the Eastern Conference, and the Cavs just couldn't hold them down long enough.
Some people may argue their greatness, but James won't.
James looked at ABC's blockbuster television ratings and said it's great for the National Basketball Association. The Cavaliers may need him to play 48 minutes to have any chance of extending the series.
James got it going early, scoring in the paint at will and taking advantage of the lack of a shot-blocking center among the Warriors.
The NBA's best postseason run is the 15-1 mark of the 2001 Lakers, while the 1983 Philadelphia 76ers went 12-1. "But you're going against a team like this and you put together a game like we had where we had an opportunity, it's definitely draining". And if that win comes tonight, it will cap off a remarkable, ideal 16-0 postseason. "So we made enough plays tonight to still win the ballgame, but they made a couple more", added James, via ESPN.
"The way you do that is they remember some of the moments they were in of extreme confidence, Kevin (Durant) included, from being up 3-1 against them", Jefferson said. It doesn't matter how we get there. "We're confident in him taking that shot every time".
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And, instead of risking more 3-1 jokes if they win on Friday night, they now have the real opportunity to sweep the playoffs. Everyone complains about him signing with the Warriors , while simultaneously mocking them for losing in 2016.
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Making his first appearance for NSW since 2014, Hayne picked up nearly right where he left off with an impressive display. Walters hit back, though, saying Daley's complaints were a case of the Blues coach "doing his best for NSW ".
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