Cavaliers beat Warriors, 115-101, in Game 6 of NBA Finals

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CLEVELAND– The Cavs are just the third team to force a Game 7 after being down in the NBA Finals 3-1 with their 115-101 victory Thursday night.

Game 7 will be Sunday night at Oracle Arena in Oakland.

At the end of the first quarter, the Cleveland Cavaliers lead the Golden State Warriors by 20 points.

LeBron James had 9 points while Kyrie Irving and Tristan Thompson had 7 each. Thompson also had 9 rebounds.

He continued to add to those totals with a double-double by the end of the second quarter. The Cavs led the Warriors, 59-43, at the half.

In the third quarter, LeBron brought the house down with this incredible alley-oop dunk.

In the fourth quarter, league MVP Steph Curry was tossed from the game. The crowd was already on their feet, but that sent them into overdrive.

With a little more than 2 minutes left in the game, all the Cavs starters came out.

James put up 41 points, 8 rebounds and 11 assists. It was a big game for Thompson, who had 15 points and 16 rebounds.

This NBA postseason has already been one for the record books.

Against the Atlanta Hawks, the Cavs set the NBA record for most 3-pointers with 25. On Monday, LeBron James and Kyrie Irving became the first teammates to score more than 40 points each in an NBA Finals game.

Cleveland is hoping to make history again by becoming the first team to come back from a 3-1 deficit to win the title. Right now, the Warriors lead the best-of-seven series, 3-2.

 

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