2018 NBA Finals
2018 NBA Finals

2018 NBA Finals, Game 1: The Wrap

Complete coverage of Game 1 from NBA.com

Jun 1, 2018 3:58 AM ET

 

LeBron James' 51 points weren't enough as Golden State survived in overtime with a 124-114 win over Cleveland.

Game 1 Final Score: Warriors 124, Cavaliers 114 OT | Golden State leads series 1-0 | Series Hub

The Lede: The Warriors escaped in an overtime thriller over the Cavaliers, who let one get away with a bizarre possession at the end of regulation in Game 1.

Game 1 Coverage: Warriors 124, Cavaliers 114 OT

• Video Recap: Warriors 124, Cavaliers 114
• 2018 Finals Mini-Movie: Game 1
• The Big Story: NBA Finals, Game 1
Game 1 Recap & Box Score
• Video box score | Shotcharts
• Player matchups: See who guarded who

Analysis

Aschburner: Five things we learned from Game 1
• Powell: LeBron's greatness overshadowed by 36 wild seconds
Aschburner: Cavs lament late foul call on James
• Schuhmann: Key stat to know from Game 1
• Hang Time Podcast: Cavs let Game 1 slip away
• NBA.com/Stats: Inside Game 1 box score

NBA TV

• Joe Borgia explains late blocking foul called on LeBron
• Livingston: 'No disrespect' meant with late shot in OT
• Can Cavs recover from brutal loss?
• The Starters: Should call have been overturned?

Top Plays & Highlights

• Ultimate Playoffs Highlight: Warriors win classic
• Turning Point: Smith's crucial gaffe
• Turning Point: Critical call made late
• Top 5 Plays from Game 1
• LeBron drops playoff-career high 51 points
• Play of the Day | Steal of the Night | Move of the Night 
• Dunk of the Night | Assist of the NightHandle of the Night | Block of the Night

Postgame News Conferences & Interviews

• LeBron on late foul, Smith's miscue
• Smith claims he knew score was tied
• Green: 'You have to what the score is'
• Curry reflects on late trash talk with LeBron


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