Warriors 97-113 Cavaliers, 1:00, 4th quarter, Cavaliers have won Game 6. Warriors 101-115 Cavaliers FINAL, Cleveland Cavaliers have tied the NBA Finals up. Now comes their biggest challenge: can they complete the comeback by pulling off a victory in Game 7 on the road? Well, we’re going to have to wait until Sunday to find out.
It looks like for the first time this series that the Warriors are on the ropes. It’s crazy how this series has turned. There’s been a lot of drama throughout these Finals despite the fact that there really hasn’t been a truly close game at any point here.
Maybe we’ll get one in Game 7? We’ll be covering it live here in the Guardian, so we hope you’ll join us for what will be the last game of the NBA season. This however marks the end of our live NBA coverage today.
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NBA Full Game 6 Highlights
Full Game Highlights Game 6
LeBron James scored 41 points for the second straight game to lead the Cleveland Cavaliers to a NBA Finals Game 7 after a 115-101 over the Golden State Warriors Thursday.
Cavaliers 115, Warriors 101 – Final: LeBron James goes for 41 points, 11 rebounds and 8 assists, leading Cleveland to back-to-back wins and dropping back-to-back games with 41 points … The Cavaliers shot shot 52 percent for the game … James scored 27 of his game-high 41 points on 10 of 17 in the second half … Stephen Curry scored 30 for the Warriors before collecting his sixth foul and being ejected after arguing his final foul … Golden State shot just 40 percent (33 of 82) for the game … The Cavaliers shot better than 50 percent and Golden State finished 40 percent or lower from the field for the second straight game … Klay Thompson’s 37 was a team-high for the Warriors.
Cavaliers 80, Warriors 71 – 3rd Q: Cleveland’s lead balloons to 24 but a late run to end the third quarter by Golden State trims the gap to 9 heading into the final frame … The Warriors outscored the Cavaliers 28-21 … Klay Thompson scored 15 of his 22 points in the third … Stephen Curry has 25 points to lead Golden State … LeBron James had 10 points and 3 rebounds in the third quarter … James has 24 points and Kyrie Irving has 22 for the Cavaliers … Golden State had its first positive quarter from the field, shooting 58 percent in the third (11 of 19) … Cleveland shot just 35 percent (7 of 20), including 3 of 10 from three-point range.
Cavaliers 59, Warriors 43 – Halftime: Cleveland held Golden State to 29.5 percent from the floor (13 of 44) in the first half … Stephen Curry is the only Warriors player in double figures with 18 points (4 of 9, 4 of 8 from three) … The Cavaliers shot 55.6 percent (20 of 36) in the first half .. 20 points for Kyrie Irving at the half to lead all scorers … LeBron James has 14 points, 6 assists, 3 steals, 2 rebounds … Cleveland’s biggest lead in the first half was 21 points. Golden State has not led.
Cavaliers 31, Warriors 11 – 1st Q: A near perfect start for the home team to start Game 6 … Cleveland held Golden State to 11 points on 5 of 22 from the floor (22.7 percent) in the first 12 minutes … The Cavaliers drop 31 on 57 percent shooting (12 of 21), with LeBron James scoring 9 points to go with 4 rebounds, 2 assists and 2 steals … Tristan Thompson added 7 points and 9 rebounds … Kyrie Irving also had 7 points.
Previously: LeBron James and Kyrie Irving combined for 82 points as the Cavaliers staved off elimination with a 112-97 win over the Golden State Warriors, forcing a Game 6 Thursday in Cleveland.
The Cavaliers held the Draymond Green-less Warriors to 5 of 21 from the floor in the fourth quarter, including 1 of 10 from three, as Cleveland outscored Golden State 51-36 in the second half to run away with the Game 5 win.