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7 Stats and Facts From The NBA Finals Game 5

The NBA Finals Game 5 has been a roller coaster of emotions. With two minutes and change left, it looks like Toronto is on its way to take home the Larry O'Brien trophy before Steph Curry happened. And early in the game, Kevin Durant will be missing the rest of the Finals plus many more months after that when he suffered an Achilles injury. That said, let's take a look at some of stats and facts from the NBA Finals Game 5: 1.) All about KD Troy Taormina, USA Today Kevin Durant got one Read More

5 Awesome NBA Finals Game 5 Stats

1. LeBron James had a once-in-a lifetime Finals game, literally.
James with at least 41 points, (at least) 16 rebounds, and (and least) 7 assists is a first in NBA Finals history, per Basketball Reference. Magic in 1980 had 42, 15, and 7.
2. Kyrie Irving found himself some pretty good company.

Kyrie Irving joined Wilt Chamberlain in the history books tonight. pic.twitter.com/bNkpzZPOPX
— Bleacher Report (@BleacherReport) June 14, 2016
3. This is probably why LeBron wanted to get rid of Read More

3 Things We Learned From NBA Finals Game 5

The Cleveland Cavaliers extended the series with a 112-97 whopping of the Golden State Warriors behind 41 points apiece from LeBron James and Kyrie Irving in the NBA Finals Game 5. It was two dazzling individual performances intertwined in the same game, making it impossible for the Warriors to pull off a comeback.
And oh, they don't have Draymond Green and ultimately Andrew Bogut.
Here are the 3 things we learned from the NBA Finals Game 5:

1. It's probably not a good idea to trash-talk LeBron Read More