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Cavs vs Warriors Final Scores and Scores and Results NBA Finals Game 2: Lebron James posts triple-double

LeBron James finished 39 points, 16 rebounds and 11 assists to lead the Cavs in a 95-93 OT win over the Warriors to tie the series at 1-1 in the NBA Finals.

James stayed in composure in the OT after missing the final shot in regulation. James played all-around this time, distributing the ball to his teammates.

The Cavs played without Kyrie Irving but his replacement Matthew Dellavedova grabbed the offensive rebound and was fouled shooting with 10.1 seconds left. Dellavedova made the two free throw to capture back the lead 94-93. Dellavedova also played the key defense on Stephen Curry’s shot in the next play.

The Cavs had a 10-point advantage in the last three minutes in regulation but the Warriors rallied back throw Curry’s three-pointer and driving to the basket. Cleveland controlled the game from the second quarter to the fourth quarter.

Timofey Mozgo played big with 17 points and 11 rebounds for the Cavaliers while J.R Smith added 13 points.

Klay Thompson started it strong and finished it with 34 points. However, Curry struggled throughout the game with only 19 points for Game 2.

Preview:

The Golden State Warriors will face the Cleveland Cavaliers for the 2015 NBA Finals Game 2 Sunday June 7, 8:00 PM ET, at the Oracle Arena in Oakland, California.

The Cavaliers will rely again to their superstar Lebron James. The four time NBA MVP scored 44 points in 38 attempts in Game 1 and expected to score more with his team down 1-0 going on pivotal Game 2. His one man show in Thursday night was not enough to lift up his team but he will be counted on to facilitate the Cavaliers offense.

Kyrie Irving will now joined Kevin Love on the sideline due to injury. Matthew Dellavedova will be likely to fill Irving on the starting position. Dellavedova was unable to score but have three dishes in game 1 in nine minutes of play. Shumpert will help Dellavedova and James on backcourt duties while JR Smith will share the load for offense for the Cavaliers off the bench. Smith struggled in game 1 but still a three point threat to consider in game 2.Timofey Mozgov had an impressive numbers on his finals debut with 16 points in a 50% shooting and expected to contribute for the Cavs inside the paint.

The Cavaliers will play without its star guard Irving after he was ruled out of the season after a knee injury in the 108-100 overtime loss to the Warriors. Irving sat out in Game 1 within 2 minutes remaining after he is dribbling against Klay Thompson. Irving fractured his knee cap. Irving had been out these current NBA playoffs and the Cavaliers managed to win but it is a different in the finals.

Warriors head coach Steve Kerr is still weary of the Cavaliers and remind his team that they are still a great team. ”They won two games against Atlanta without Kyrie,” added by Kerr. ”They’re still loaded with talent. They’re going to be loose. Now all the spotlight is going to be on this injury and all that stuff. It can’t affect us. We just go out and play and we’ve got to do our thing.”

Stephen Curry will have to do his stuff to help the Warriors. Curry will dictate the tempo for his team, he scored 26 points and dished out eight assist in game 1. The 2015 NBA MVP will spread the floor with its three point shots and will penetrate the defense of the Cavaliers. Klay Thompson scored 21 points on his finals debut and will provide production on offense and while playing defense. Andre Iguodala is expected to play defense on James and will shadow him all throughout the game. The Warriors bench will be an asset for Coach Kerr in Game 2.

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