June four (UPI) — Stephen Curry hit an NBA Finals document 9 Three-pointers within the Golden State Warriors’ 122-103 victory in opposition to the Cleveland Cavaliers in Recreation 2 of the sequence in Oakland.
“No matter how the season went, that is a fairly cool deal to perform,” Curry instructed reporters. “Figuring out who has held the document for six or eight years. However on the finish of the day, it is all about attempting to get a win and doing no matter you possibly can to make that occur.”
“I at all times say that if we deal with that, good issues occur individually all throughout the board. I by no means wakened was like alright, lets go get 9 threes and get the document.”
Curry had a game-high 33 factors in Sunday’s win at Oracle Enviornment. The Warriors now maintain a 2-Zero lead within the sequence. LeBron James had 29 factors, 13 assists and 9 rebounds. The Cavaliers took the defeat regardless of James getting assist from his forged, together with 22 factors and 10 rebounds from Kevin Love and 15 factors from George Hill.
Cleveland stayed in putting distance for almost all of the sport, earlier than Curry caught hearth within the fourth quarter. His trey tally surpassed Ray Allen’s earlier NBA Finals single-game mark of eight Three-pointers, which was set in 2010.
“It is exhausting to assume again to all the video games, however [Curry] was super,” Warriors coach Steve Kerr stated. “He appeared to hit a giant shot each time we would have liked him. He was improbable.”
Golden State started the bout going 7-for-7 from the ground and incomes an early 15-6 benefit. The Warriors led 32-28 after the primary quarter. James had 10 factors, whereas Curry led Warriors with seven factors within the body.
The Warriors outscored the Cavaliers 27-18 within the second quarter. Golden State went on a 7-Zero run from 7:10 to six:12 within the body, earlier than ending the quarter with an Eight-Zero run from 2:04 to Zero:44. The Warriors claimed a 59-46 edge on the break.
Cleveland started the third quarter on a 7-2 run and ultimately reduce the Warriors’ result in 5 factors within the quarter. The Cavaliers outscored the Warriors 34-31 within the body, making the rating 90-80.
James hit a Three-pointer to open the fourth quarter, however Curry rapidly answered with back-to-back pictures from downtown.
That was simply the beginning for Curry. He went off for 16 factors within the body and didn’t miss from downtown. Curry drilled trey after trey, hitting 5 or his 9 Three-pointers down the stretch and shutting out the Cavaliers.
“It is powerful. He makes tought pictures, that is what he does,” Cavaliers coach Tyronn Lue stated. “Even switching the choose and roll, having a 5 man guarding him. He makes a transfer, you get a very good contest. However as soon as he releases it, he sees the basket, he normally makes it. He’s going to make powerful pictures. That is what he does.”
Recreation Three is scheduled for 9 p.m. Wednesday at Quicken Loans Enviornment in Cleveland.