LeBron James led the Cleveland Cavaliers to a one victory away from becoming the first team to win an NBA championship after overcoming a 3-1 deficit in the NBA finals.
The Cavaliers beat the Golden State warriors 115-101 and used an explosive first half in which they led by as many as 22 points, to set the tone of the game.
James scored an impressive 41 points and his team will now head to Oakland for Sunday’s deciding game.
... we won't rush it, I won't rush it, I'm gonna sleep very well tonight, I'll sleep very well the following night, watch a couple movies and just get ready to play.
“At the end of the day this is going to be it for all of us, including you guys , you got one more game left and you guys gonna give it all you all got, we gonna give it all we got and the Warriors will do the same and we live with the results you know and that’s how you go about it but we won’t rush it, I won’t rush it, I’m gonna sleep very well tonight, I’ll sleep very well the following night, watch a couple movies and just get ready to play,” he said.
But all was not well for Stephen Curry of the Warriors who got the first ejection of his career after he threw his mouth guard into the stands, in a rare show of frustration.
Curry was angry about several fouls that were called against him and is now likely to face a fine and not a suspension according to unidentified NBA league officials.