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Warriors sweep Cavaliers in NBA Finals

-Curry leads scoreboard with 37 points; ‘King’ James finishes night with 23
Warriors sweep Cavaliers 108-85 in NBA Finals. Photo: Internet Source
‘King’ James (Right) finished the night with 23 points, 8 assists and 7 rebounds. Photo: Internet Source
‘King’ James (Right) finished the night with 23 points, 8 assists and 7 rebounds. Photo: Internet Source
CLEVELAND, Ohio, USA - Residents of the Virgin Islands (VI) from Jost van Dyke to Tortola, were glued to their televisions for the better part of the evening on Friday, June 8, 2018, to witness Golden State Warriors being crowned the 2018 National Basketball Association (NBA) champions having beat out the formidable, Cleveland Cavaliers in a 4-0 ‘clean sweep.’

Wardell 'Stephen' Curry II, led Golden State with 37 points, and Kevin W. Durant had a triple-double: 20 points, 12 rebounds, 10 assists.

They decimated the Lebron R. ‘King’ James’ Cavaliers, 108-85, at the Quicken Loans Arena, to complete a four-game sweep of the series, despite losing 24 games in the regular season.

“To win in a sweep feels pretty good,” said Durant, who was named the Most Valuable Player (MVP) of the finals for the second straight year.

King James Injured?

‘King’ James finished the night with 23 points, 8 assists and 7 rebounds in what many are now calling his final game with the Cavaliers, with a likely free agent status in the coming months.

Following the game, James told reporters he had seriously injured his right hand in a fit of frustration after the Cavaliers lost Game 1.

“Pretty much played the last three games with a broken hand,” said James—displaying a brace on his right hand at a news conference.

Warriors Night

The night belonged to the Warriors however as the team opened up their firepower from the get go, with three players netting 3-pointers in a span of 43 seconds in the first quarter.

By the third quarter the Warriors’ were in full control of the game with Durant coming off the bench to hit a jumper, pushing the lead back to 13.

The Warriors during the course of the night produced seven steals and 13 blocks while defending and 14 three-pointers, 25 assists and just eight turnovers.

The Golden State Warriors is only the sixth team in the NBA’s history, to clinch three straight championships—the last when the Lakers won three titles in a row from 2000 to 2002.

Notably, this time around, King James’ Cavaliers had been the losing team at each final and also marks the first time in NBA history that the same two teams have met in four straight NBA Finals.

The highly anticipated 2018 NBA Finals played in Cleveland, Ohio in the United States of America saw sports bars, sport clubs and nightlife venues across the world filled to capacity as supporters watched in dismay or awe—the Virgin Islands no different, also saw its fair share of ‘watering-holes’ filled with excited fans taking in the game.

 

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