In an NBA Finals history a back to back game that goes in Overtime where the Cleveland Cavaliers, bounce back in Game 2, beating Golden State warriors in OT, 95 – 93. Tied the series 1 -1.
For the first time in franchise history the cavaliers, won their very first win in NBA Finals, since the 2007 NBA Finals where they were sweep by the San Antonio Spurs.
As many NBA sports fanatic predict that the series will go on in a sweep by the Golden State Warriors, the Cavaliers proved them wrong as they beat the warriors and stunt the Oracle Arena fans in an exiting overtime Game 2. With the win of the cavaliers, the series will shift to Quickens Loan Arena, where the Cavs will depend their home and hopefully win.
Just like in Game 1, the game goes in overtime, but this time the result where different as the cavaliers hold on and win the game. With the heroic of Matthew Dellavedova, making two clutch free throw that sealed the game, a nice defense to Stephen Curry that missed a shot that might win the game for warriors and another triple double performance of LeBron James, who emotionally lifted the Cavs, with 39 points, 16 rebounds and 11 assist.
With everything seems going on the side of the Cavaliers leading by 11 pts. With under 3 minutes remaining in regulation, the warriors makes a 15 – 4 run to tied the game and send the game into overtime.
Unlike in Game 1, LeBron James attacks the basket to score, but despite the contact, referee did not give a call of foul. Tristan Thompson had the opportunity to follow up the basket but missed the shot and end the regulation and goes to overtime.
In Overtime, Cavaliers starts strong leading by 5, before the warriors scores back to back in the hand of Draymond Green and a two free throws of Stephen Curry that gives back them the lead 93 – 92 warriors lead.
With 29 seconds remaining in OT, LeBron James, attack the basket but he was block by Draymond Green, Cavs, keeps the possession of the basketball and set for offense James Jones pull a three point shot but missed, fortunately Dellavedova was there for a put back and was foul by Barns.
Dellavedova makes two clutch free throw that gives them the lead 94 – 93. Curry missed a shot, James was fouled a makes 1 free throw to up their lead to two, 95 – 93.
With 4 seconds remaining the warriors had the chance to tie or win the game with a 3 point shot but Curry makes a turn over after passing the ball to Klay Thompson and was anticipated by Iman Shumpert.
Game 3, will resume to Cleveland’s, Quickens Loan Arena.