The NBA Finals will shift location to the Quicken Loans Arena for Game Three between the Golden State Warriors and Cleveland Cavaliers on Wednesday night. The Warriors won the first two games at home and are seeking their third title in four years. On Sunday, Golden State built a 13-point halftime lead and cruised to a 122-103 victory. The Warriors connected on 15-for-36 from long range and shot a sizzling 57 percent overall.
Steph Curry continued his strong case for NBA Finals MVP with a game high 33 points on 9-for-17 from behind the arc. Kevin Durant contributed 26 points to go along with nine rebounds and seven assists for the Warriors.
The Cleveland Cavaliers lost their first game at Quicken Loans Arena this postseason against Indiana and have since ripped off eight straight home victories. The Cavaliers missed a golden opportunity to steal Game One and were outclassed in Game Two. Cleveland missed 18 of their 27 three-point attempts and shot just 41 percent from the field. After outrebounding the Warriors by a 64-42 margin in the series opener, the Cavaliers only won the battle on the boards by two in defeat on Sunday night.
LeBron James continued his impressive playoff run with a team high 29 points, 13 assists, and nine rebounds. Kevin Love added 22 points and 10 rebounds in a losing effort for the Cavaliers.