LeBron James Posts 51 Points but Warriors snatch Game 1 of NBA Finals

LeBron James Posts 51 Points but Warriors snatch Game 1 of NBA FinalsPhoto Credit: Twitter

Defending champions Golden State Warriors took a 1-0 lead in the NBA finals with a 124-114 overtime win against Cleveland Cavaliers, despite a 51-point haul from LeBron James.

In a controversial match, Stephen Curry scored 29 points for Golden State at Oracle Arena in Oakland.

 


It is the fourth year in a row that the Warriors have beaten the Cavaliers in the first game of the finals.

 

Game two in the best-of-seven series takes place in Oakland on Sunday night.

 

James, playing in his eighth successive finals, claimed his best play-off points haul – and the highest since Michael Jordan scored 55 in 1993.

 

Culled from BBC Sport

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