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Warriors' Steve Kerr returns to the bench to coach Game 2

Warriors' Steve Kerr returns to the bench to coach Game 2”

It's the second consecutive year Golden State won the first two games of the Finals.

Rather than reach back to last year's championship comeback for a confidence boost, James' focus is on figuring out what Cleveland must do to change its fortunes against a Warriors team that is fresher and far more unsafe this year, thanks to the addition of Kevin Durant.

They jumped from an NBA Finals record four turnovers in their Game 1 victory over the Cavaliers to a whopping 20 in their Game 2 victory.

Steph Curry and Kevin Durant upstaged LeBron James again in Sunday's 132-113 victory at Oracle Arena as the Warriors claimed a 2-0 series lead.

"We're young, healthy, and playing a game we love", Curry said.

Sunday night's Game 2 had to leave Cleveland fans, and all basketball fans who hoped for a competitive series, feeling even more hopeless than they did after Game 1. In fact, he already has more production in this season's Finals than former Warriors forward Harrison Barnes did in all of last year's.

"They're the best I've ever seen", Cavaliers coach Tyronn Lue said. At the end of the day the home team has won the first two games, which isn't all that surprising.

"Well, it got a little out of control towards the end, but we're not anxious about that", James said.

The Cavs began to turn things around last year after being outscored by 48 points in the first two losses in Oakland - seven more than this year. "We're going to have to be a lot smarter". "We forced them to 20 turnovers and they still beat us pretty good, so we have to be much better".

Cleveland prefers to play at a high tempo as well, and while that would seem to play into a trap with Golden State, Lue and James were adamant the Cavs aren't pumping their brakes.

According to Engadget, each game of the NBA Finals between Cleveland and Golden State can be watched in VR.

Kevin Love scored 27 points and Cavs team-mate recorded 19 of his own.

"They're a different team".

The highlight-reel moment came as the Warriors were about to kick off another of their trademark third-quarter runs. Stephen Curry has been fantastic for the Warriors as well.

When Game 3 tips off Wednesday night with the Warriors holding a 2-0 lead that feels insurmountable, Brown will be back in a building where he and James appeared in their first Finals together 10 years ago.

GOLDEN STATE - Durant 13-22 3-3 33, Green 4-8 1-2 12, Pachulia 1-2 0-0 2, Curry 7-17 14-14 32, K.Thompson 8-12 2-3 22, Barnes 0-1 0-0 0, West 1-2 0-0 2, McAdoo 1-2 0-0 2, McGee 1-2 0-0 2, Livingston 4-7 2-2 10, Iguodala 2-6 0-0 5, Clark 4-8 0-0 10, McCaw 0-0 0-0 0. "Do things-I don't want to say differently because you work so hard to get to this point-but make a couple of changes to see if we can be a lot better defensively".

In the locker room, James, who tied Magic Johnson's record for most career triple-doubles in the NBA Finals with eight, not surprisingly wasn't in a particularly great mood.

Cleveland's J.R. Smith, Deron Williams, Channing Frye and Iman Shumpert were a combined 2-for-18, and that comes after a 1-for-14 effort from Smith, Williams, Kyle Korver and Tristan Thompson in Game 1.

The defending National Basketball Association champion Cavaliers also play at a fast pace but that approach has resulted in a pair of lopsided losses that have the Warriors two wins from the first flawless 16-0 postseason in National Basketball Association history. "The last few days have been hard".



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