Warriors capture NBA Finals title, Durant the MVP

Kevin Durant scored 39 points in 14-for-20 shooting to lead the Warriors in a 129-120 win over the defending champion Cavaliers to capture the NBA title on Monday Night.

Durant remarkably delivered his best when the Cavaliers are threatening in the fourth quarter as he posted 11 points in the final 12 minutes. Durant also received the Bill Russell trophy as the 2017 NBA Finals MVP. KD averaged 35.2 points on 55 percent shooting from the field and 47 percent from outside the arc throughout the Finals.

Stephen Curry posted high numbers also with 34 points, six rebounds, 10 assists and three steals while Klay Thompson added 11 points and five rebounds. Thompson sacrificed himself again to play on defense against Kyrie Irving. Draymond Green played an all-around game again with 10 points, 12 rebounds and five assists.

What altered Game 5 would be the magnificent peformance of Andre Iguodala who s cored 20 points in 9-for-14 shooting. Iguodala also was checking on LeBron James in most of the fourth quarter.

On the other hand, the Cavaliers chase for history ended with a fight through James’ high-octane performance with 41 points, 13 rebounds and eight assists. As a matter of fact, James is the first to post a triple-double in the NBA Finals. Irving scored 26 points while JR Smith had 25 points in 7-for-8 shooting from outside the arc.

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