The Golden State Warriors won 106-105 against the Toronto Raptors on Monday night.
The trash-talking game within the game continued as the Raptors took a 2 games to 1 lead.
Klay Thompson and Kevin Durant got sweet revenge on the trash-talking, Raptors-loving rapper, who'd trolled the visitors in the previous game.
What makes Golden State truly outstanding is its commitment to dominant defense.
Long ago, Public Enemy penned the lyric "Don't believe the hype". It was a lesson lost on a confused Warrior fan base whose pre-fab narrative is "Everything has changed, it's a completely new era." The Cavs successfully proved otherwise.
The two-time reigning league MVP has seen his scoring and assists plummet during the finals.
By any measure, they have set a standard at the highest level within their sport and perhaps for any sport, while being immensely entertaining to watch.
Only Wilt Chamberlin has also done what the 24-year-old just did.
The problem for the Cavs is that their personnel can't match up defensively with the Warriors because they insist on playing Kyrie (38 min) and Kevin Love (37 min) -- heavy minutes. And the Warriors are incredibly disciplined about punishing bad defenders.
If any team can withstand the loss of the playmaking dynamo, it's this one.
That have nothing to do with 72-10.
Despite most teams giving their starters a break as the season comes to an end, Kerr wants to keep the San Antonio Spurs at a distance since they are four games back.
The last time these two teams met, Damian Lillard dropped fifty-one points and gave the Golden State Warriors their worst loss after the NBA All-Star break. But tonight, the Warriors got their revenge and handed the Portland Trailblazers a 128-122 loss, to record their 47th consecutive home win.
Thursday was the must-see rematch. So here are the must-see replays.