"That was awesome what he did out there tonight", said Warriors coach Steve Kerr of Durant. "Some of those shots, I don't think anybody in the world but him could have made those shots".
Cleveland led by as many in 12 in the first quarter, but Golden State went on a 14-7 spurt after Hood entered the game for Love and went into the second down only one, 29-28. With the dynamic that Houston has - you can argue that they could have taken Golden State down this year. "Game 3" because in Game 3s the last two years, he has just broken the Cavaliers' backs with some all-time performances. George Hill missed a free throw with 4.7 seconds left and JR Smith dribbled out the clock after the rebound rather than attempt a game-winning shot.
Despite the magnitude of his 3-pointer, Durant acted like he had been there before, bypassing a celebration for a stone face.
Cleveland did what it had been saying it would do for two days - come out better on home court - and the Cavs led for the entire first half, thanks in part to awful shooting from the Warriors.
"Don't get me wrong, every time I make a shot in the National Basketball Association, I get excited", he said. According to anyone who can do math, ABC has won the night yet again with the NBA Finals.
But the Warriors improved to 10-2 against the Cavaliers since Durant joined Golden State before last season. The Warriors have a 123.6 offensive rating in two Finals games, shooting 38.9 percent from three-point range. It was eerily reminiscent of the three-point bomb he hit in the face of James in Game 3 of last year's Finals which, like this one, gave the Warriors a daunting 3-0 series lead. Curry finished with 11 points.
"We have a lot of talent as well". I just try to stay in the zone of trying to win the game and we'll figure everything else out after the game's over.
That just shows you how great Kevin Durant was tonight, keeping the team within striking distance pretty much all night long. It's something going into a game I don't even think about with Draymond.
Halep, who assured herself of retaining the No. 1 ranking with the victory, earned a fourth chance to win her first major title. Muguruza had lost all three previous times she faced Sharapova, whose five grand slam titles include two at Roland Garros .
LeBron James said after the game the reason that he wanted to come to Philadelphia was to play with Joel Embiid and Ben Simmons. Kevin Love drilled a tone-setting three-point on the first possession, sending the crowd into fits, and J.R.
And despite Zinedine Zidane resigning as Real boss last week, rumours have still persisted over Bale's future at the Bernabeu. The 28-year-old has been heavily linked with a move to United, with Jose Mourinho a long-term admirer of the forward.
It was to a great fanfare of publicity that researchers announced they had found evidence for past life on Mars in 1996. On Mars, where we only have a few molecules from a remote probe, this stuff is light years away from being conclusive.
At least two diplomats have recently been evacuated from China with the number possibly to rise soon, the New York Times reports . The US state department said several government employees working in Guangzhou had been sent back to the US to be evaluated.
In appearances before congressional panels since then, Pruitt has repeatedly blamed subordinates for his alleged ethical lapses. Early this year, two of Pruitt's top aides received large raises: 52 percent in one case and 33 percent in the other.
His sentiment was shared by rival Golden State Warriors guard Stephen Curry , who said in an interview: " I agree with 'Bron ". When the New England Patriots went previous year , half the team chose not to attend.
Democrats Grab Spots in Congressional Runoffs
Female Republican governors in Alabama and Iowa will vie for their first full terms in November after succeeding men who resigned. The Republican who thought - we thought might squeak through isn't even - it doesn't look like at this point anywhere near them.
Golden Knights vs. Capitals: Game 5 Prediction
And the remarkable Golden Knights hadn't lost four consecutive games in their entire inaugural season before the Caps rolled them. Then after the Caps took a 2-1 lead, Vegas responded with two late goals including one in the final minute from Reilly Smith .
AMD and Intel unveil super-sized processors at Computex 2018
AMD stated that it would be sampling Rome-based Zen 2 processors to partners in the second half of 2018, with launch in 2019. Although we don't know what their clock speeds will be, we do know that the new AMD chips will require quite a lot of power.
BlackBerry KEY2 Is Now Official
As for pricing and availability, the BlackBerry Key2 will be available starting this month, but a specific launch date is unknown. It includes a Qualcomm Snapdragon 660 chipset, and Quick Charge 3.0 to charge the 3,500mAh battery.
Israeli troops shoot dead Palestinian stone-thrower
The 17-year-old Ahed has drawn global attention for her arrest after slapping an Israeli soldier in the face in December. Israeli forces killed over 260 Palestinians in that period. most of whom Israel says were attackers.
Kim Summit Planned for Maximum Publicity
And what better way to get to know the North Korean dictator than Trump's favorite pastime: grabbing 'em by - sorry, golf. I'll leave the rest for the president to work out because it's the president's meeting with Kim Jong Un .
76ers believe Bryan Colangelo on burner Twitter accounts
Much of the speculation about who might have been behind the accounts has centered on Colangelo's wife, Barbara Bottini . Colagelo offered his resignation after "recognizing the detrimental impact this matter had on the organization".
Sony's RX100 VI compact hides a ridiculous zoom lens
Other video features include S-Log3/S-Gamut3, 120p Full HD mode, Picture Profile, 240/480/960fps slow motion, and proxy recording. The camera's eye detection mode for photographing people is also two times more accurate compared to the predecessor, Sony says.