Durant scored 43 points helping Golden State secure a 3 - 0 series lead over Cleveland.
James has done almost everything for the Cavs, averaging 40 points, 8.5 rebounds and 10.5 assists through the first two Finals games.
Three minutes into the first quarter, he faked a shot and threw a pass off the backboard to himself for a two-handed dunk. Andre Iguodala played 22 minutes in his return but suffered a right knee contusion.
Golden State was up three and Durant was being guarded by Rodney Hood 35 feet from the basket.
Durant is coming off a brilliant performance in Game 3 of the NBA Finals on Wednesday night.
Speaking of KD, he had arguably the best game of his career, dropping 43 points on 15-of-23 shooting along with 13 rebounds and seven assists, including a dagger from nearly the exact same spot as the one he hit in Game 3 past year. "So, definitely a different year, just overall, personally with injuries, as a team with dealing with injuries, dealing with the kind of expectations that have been placed on us from the outside and the noise around us as a team".
LeBron James is focused on trying to extend the NBA Finals, but he may have given a hint about his future with the Cavaliers.
"Holding Steph to 11 points and Klay to 10, you would think you would win that game".
Game 1 of this series will be remembered by how Cleveland let it get away; the botched rebound by Smith to be forever played as one of those quintessential wish-you-had-it-back moments.
Durant stood motionless after dropping his 33-footer, which gave the Warriors a 106-100 lead and effectively ended the fourth straight finals matchup between the rivals. Durant is now nearing the chance to secure two National Basketball Association titles and Finals MVP awards over James while the two are playing at the peak of their respective games. When you win a championship and you're around guys for a long period of time, and you know what you're capable of doing, all you need is to get healthy. If the Eastern Conference champions want any chance of dethroning the Golden State Warriors, they'll have to win Wednesday night. "We just try to do whatever it takes to get the W. Run the right plays", he reflected.
The company's Falcon 9 rocket, with a used first stage , launched from Florida's Cape Canaveral Air Force at 12:29 a.m. SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket is ready to liftoff early Monday morning from Cape Canaveral carrying the SES 12 satellite .
The global benchmark, Brent crude, little changed in the previous session, was up 16 cents, at US$77.72 per barrel. Speculators in Brent crude cut their net long positions in the week by 49,638 contracts to 451,966.
This compromise would allow the company to once again use USA -made components in their products-although at a large cost. Commerce Department spokesman James Rockas told Reuters that "no definitive agreement has been signed by both parties ".
Most of Hawaii Volcanoes National Park remains closed due to persistent earthquakes and eruptions of corrosive volcanic ash. In addition, at over four weeks , this eruption has lasted longer than the 1955 and 1924 eruptions, the USGS said .
Trump supporters say the president's economic plan and hard-bargaining with other countries is paying dividends for USA workers. Navarro said on Fox's "Sunday Morning Futures". "It's closely held and misuse of it leads to dismissal".
I want to side with Halep, but I can't bet against Muguruza in her current form. "She served a lot better than I did". Kerber would become only the second German woman to reach the last four in Paris since Steffi Graf won back in 1999.
Apple Chief Executive Officer Tim Cook speaks at the Apple Worldwide Developer conference in San Jose, Calif., on June 4, 2018. Using the new Siri Shortcuts app, iPhone owners can build customized actions for Siri to perform upon hearing a given command.
Hundreds of rescue workers, including firefighters, police and soldiers worked to recover bodies from the still-smoking lava. Farmers covered in ash fled for their lives as civil defense staffers tried to relocate them to shelters during the event.
Cleveland is expected to put Rodney Hood back into the rotation despite his postseason 15 percent shooting from downtown. Durant then buried a 3-pointer from 33 feet out with 49.8 seconds remaining to essentially ice the game.
The last-minute compromise appointment of Giovanni Tria as economy minister was aimed at calming European Union leaders' jitters. Mattarella rejected Conte's original choice for economy minister but a different candidate was agreed on Thursday.
NICK Pope admits he wants to be England's No.1 - whether that be in this summer's World Cup or further down the line. I'm not there to preach to anyone, but I have experience of playing in big games.
Man United agree to sign Brazil midfielder Fred
Fred started his youth career at Atletico Mineiro in Brazil , before leaving in 2009 to play for Porto Alegre. De Gea was once again voted as United's Player of the Season as they finished runners up to Manchester City .
Will Home Court Help the Cavaliers Turn the NBA Finals Around?
The talk is usually about how bad the role players played and how James saved the day. "They're just trying to do good deeds". For a team to be on the verge of winning a championship they need to be nearly flawless when it comes to uncontested shots.
Trump considers dozens of new pardons
President Bill Clinton was charged with obstruction in 1998 by the House of Representatives as part of his impeachment trial. He made it clear Trump's legal team would combat any effort to force the president to testify in front of a grand jury.
PM Modi on World Environment Day
The symposium titled "Voices against pollution, moving towards green energy" was organised on the occasion of World Environment Day .
Ariya survives rollercoaster round to win US Women's Open
I got mad a little bit about what happened in my back nine, but I decided I'd just make sure I'd do my best to every shot. Consistency in 2018 earned her $700,000 even before the $900,000 boost that comes with being crowned US Open champion.
Details of Fred's Manchester United deal revealed
He has made 156 appearances over five seasons with Shakhtar, the Ukrainian Premier League champions, scoring 14 goals . He recently appeared as an 82nd-minute substitute for his nation's 2-0 victory over Croatia last weekend at Anfield.
Iran Tells UN It Will Boost Capacity for Uranium Enrichment
Katz went on to assert that Israel would never allow Iran to develop nuclear weapons, claiming Tehran only had "two options". Interested in Iran? Add Iran as an interest to stay up to date on the latest Iran news, video, and analysis from ABC News.
Injured Serena hands Sharapova last-eight spot
For her part, Williams's answer befit one of the greatest athletes of all time: "I honestly don't have any thoughts about that". Sharapova is often billed as her rival-though Williams' dominance hasn't left much room for a real rivalry .
No Iran in Syria
Russian Federation has hinted that "foreign forces" should withdraw from Syria , and Israel has interpreted that to include Iran. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo as well, Netanyahu stressed that Iran needs to leave all of Syria", the official said.
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Coach Steve Kerr had said Thompson, who suffered a sprained left ankle in Game 1 on Thursday, would be evaluated after warmups. Rather than settle in his isolation possessions, Durant looked to make plays when he encountered resistance in the half court.