Who says the NBA Finals are boring? Guess what it’s not going to be easy after what we’ve witnessed in the 53-minute game full of thrilling actions in Game 1.
The Golden State Warriors was lucky to escape and beat the Cleveland Cavaliers in the first game of the 2018 NBA Finals at the Oracle Arena.
Despite a stellar performance from LeBron James, the defending champions still managed to open the best-of-seven series with a 124-114 overtime victory. (Don’t forget to check 12BET for the best Free Betting Tips)
Stephen Curry led the team with 29 points, nine assists and six rebounds while Kevin Durant finished 26 and and Klay Thompson added 24 points to overcome LeBron’s 51-point game.
In addition, Draymond Green fell one assist shy to complete a triple-double effort with 13 points, 11 rebounds and nine assists, including five steals and two blocks.
On the other hand, James was unstoppable. Aside from his points, he also contributed eight assists and eight rebounds.
Meanwhile, his All-Star teammate Kevin Love, who returned from a concussion, provided a big boost for the Cavs with 21 points and 13 rebounds. (Sign Up now for more updated sports news and events)
It was a total crazy game, indeed as they featured 17 ties and 16 lead changes. In fact, the Cavs has the chance to win the game in Game 1 against the Dubs from George Hill and JR Smith.
Hill was fouled by Klay with 4.7 seconds left in the clock. The 32-year-old guard hit his first free-throw to tie the game at 107.
However, he missed his second shot. Smith recovered the ball with a rebound but instead of firing up a shot, he dribbled the ball out before he passed it to Hill as time expires that led to overtime.
“He thought it was over. He thought we were up one.” Coach Tyronn Lue said
Moving forward, Game 2 will be on Monday, June 4 at 8:00 AM (GMT +8).
Stay tuned for the forthcoming events, Predictions and Betting Odds as FIFA World Cup in Russia comes to a close.
PHOTO CREDIT: ESPN.com
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