#NBAFinals Roundup: June 8, 2015

The Cavs won’t have Kevin Love and Kyrie Irving for the rest of the Playoffs, but as long as they have LeBron James, they stand a chance of winning in these 2015 NBA Finals. That much they proved in Game 2 as they took advantage of an off game from league MVP Steph Curry to even the series as they go to Cleveland for Games 3 & 4.


LeBron James is ecstatic after he led the Cavs' huge Game 2 win in the Oracle Arena.
(image by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

Game Capsules from The Sports Network:

Cleveland 95, Golden State 93 (OT)
Oakland, CA (SportsNetwork.com) - LeBron James recorded his fifth career NBA Finals triple-double, Matthew Dellavedova sunk a pair of go-ahead free throws with 10.1 seconds remaining in overtime and the Kyrie Irving-less Cavaliers gutted out a 95-93 win over the Golden State Warriors in Game 2 on Sunday night. James finished with 39 points, 16 rebounds and 11 assists following his NBA Finals career-high 44-point performance in Game 1. After hitting his foul shots the scrappy Dellavedova, filling in for the injured Irving, then played stupendous defense on Stephen Curry at the other end as he had all night, contesting a tough step-back jumper from the left baseline. 


Curry, who scored 19 points, didn't make a shot (0-for-8) and turned the ball over four times when guarded by Dellavedova. James split a pair of foul shots with 4.4 seconds on the clock to give the Cavaliers a 95-93 lead and Golden State, which didn't have a timeout left, never got off a final shot as Iman Shumpert stole Curry's pass up the floor. Game 3 is Tuesday.




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