2017 NBA Finals
2017 NBA Finals

NBA Finals, Game 3: The Wrap

Complete coverage of Game 3 from NBA.com

Jun 8, 2017 3:15 AM ET


Kevin Durant's 33 points and go-ahead jumper fuels a thrilling 118-113 victory over the Cavaliers in Game 3 of the 2017 NBA Finals.

Game 3 Final Score: Warriors 118, Cavaliers 113 | Warriors lead series 3-0 | Series Hub

The Lede: Looking to defend home court, Cleveland came up short as Golden State used a late 11-0 run to win Game 3 on Wednesday night. Kevin Durant hit the go-ahead 3-pointer with 45.3 seconds left and the Warriors took control, building a 3-0 series lead and remaining unbeaten in the postseason at 15-0.

Game 3 Coverage: Warriors 118, Cavaliers 113

Video Recap: Warriors 118, Cavaliers 113
The Big Story: Game 3
NBA Finals Mini-Movie: Game 3
Best of Phantom Cam: Game 3
• Game 3 Recap & Box Score 
• Video Box Score


Powell: Durant, Warriors in position for perfect playoffs
Smith: 24 Second Thoughts on Game 3
Schuhmann: Key stat to know from Game 3
• Whitaker: Right & Wrong in Game 3
Aschburner: 5 takeaways from Game 3
Schuhmann: Game 3 Film Study
J.R. Smith's Twitter account after game: 'Cavs in 7' 
NBA.com/Stats: Digging deep into Game 3 box score
Hang Time Podcast: Cavs let Game 3 slip away
• The Starters: Did Cavs lose or Warriors win Game 3? 


Did fatigue ruin Cavs' chances?
Green says Warriors could see Cavs wearing down in Game 3
Joe Borgia on whether or not Curry 'carried'
• Finals Film Room: Reviewing Warriors' late rally

Top Plays & Highlights

Top 5 Plays from Game 3
Warriors close out Game 3 on 11-0 run
 Kevin Durant's Game 3 performance
• Stephen Curry's Game 3 performance
• LeBron James' Game 3 performance
Kyrie Irving's Game 3 performance
Klay Thompson's Game 3 performance
• Play of the Day | Dunk of the Night| Assist of the Night | Block of the Night | Steal of the Night | Move of the Night | Handle of the Night

Postgame News Conferences

• Golden State Warriors
• Cleveland Cavaliers 
• Tristan Thompson on loss
• Kyle Korver reflects on missed 3-pointer in Game 3
Kevin Durant's walk-off interview 

Looking Ahead

Will Warriors have greatest season ever if they win Game 4?
Can Cavaliers avoid sweep?
• Are Warriors going 16-0?
• Blinebury: Warriors search for playoff perfection
• Game 4 Preview


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