He will need to get used to it. Durant recalled that, with 55 seconds left in Game 5, it had begun to sink in that he would be an NBA champion. He got a bit dazed and bent down near the halfcourt line. “And Draymond was like, ‘Keep playing until the end! Andre (Iguodala) is like, ‘Keep playing!’ We had like 50 seconds left. And I’m like, ‘Bro, we’re about to win this title.’”
They did, with Durant starring. After his postgame press conference, Durant took his MVP trophy and strolled through the tunnels of Oracle Arena. He went to the court and sat, graciously for another interview, the champagne-protecting ski goggles still around his neck. He patted the trophy again. He is an NBA champ. Couldn’t have happened to a nicer guy.
James (68) and Stephen Curry (57) rank first and second, respectively, in NBA Finals history in 3-pointers made.
The Warriors (118.3) and Cavaliers (116.8) rank first and second in the playoffs in points scored per game. No other team is averaging more than 109 points.
The Cavaliers hit 1,067 3-pointers in the 2016-17 regular season, the third-most in NBA history. They are also were only the third team in league history to hit more than 1,000 3-pointers in a single season (2015-16 Warriors, 2016-17 Rockets). Cleveland (38.4 percent) and Golden State (38.3 percent) finished the regular season with the sixth- and seventh-best 3-point percentages Buy Cheap Jerseys Online for a team in a single season (min. 2,000 3-pointers attempted).
The Cavaliers have hit 43.5 percent of their 3-point attempts this Basketball Jerseys Custom postseason, 0.1 percent behind the 2004-05 Suns for the best percentage in a single postseason. Their 190 3-point makes also are the eighth-most in a single postseason.