"It's hard to think back to all the games, but he was tremendous - nine threes and seemed to hit a big shot every time we needed one", coach Steve Kerr said.
Cleveland has received solid contributions from Kevin Love in this series, and conventional wisdom suggests that its role players will shoot better and exhibit greater confidence at home.
LeBron James said this afternoon that neither the Cavaliers nor the Warriors will visit the White House next year if they win.
It was Game 7 of the 2016 Finals when Kevin Love was left on an island to guard the shifty and fleet-footed Stephen Curry after a pick-and-roll prompted the Cavs to switch.
Of the rotational players, Korver ranks No. 3, No. 1, and No. 1 in those three categories respectively. Subscribe to our SMS sports service by texting "SPORTS" to 22840. We know how Cleveland plays here, with a lot of energy and force. I know it feels like we're down 2-0, and I don't like the way I feel.
The Warriors grabbed the lead from the outset and would not relent, even though James willed Cleveland to within seven points on multiple occasions in the second half. "We can't keep taking positives from losses".
"I put our team in position to try to win a championship, to compete for a championship", James said.
Through the first two games of the series, the 30-year-old is now the favorite to capture his first Finals MVP Award. But that shouldn't give us any comfort.
"It sucks to lose", James said.
They tell you in high school that history is necessary because you don't want to repeat the mistakes of the past. "If that happened, then they go to make their free throws and the game is over". Baseball's 2004 Boston Red Sox, who came back to defeat the New York Yankees in the American League Championship Series, are the lone non-hockey team to manage the feat.
During the ensuing huddle, James didn't interact with teammates and didn't respond when several tried to engage him, including Jeff Green. During his media availability Tuesday, James explained precisely what was going through his head as the Cavs squandered a golden opportunity to win Game 1.