Curry hit a handful of three-pointers down the stretch, but the Cavs made their free throws and closed out the win. Lakers top Celtics in thriller decided in final seconds Kemba Walker misses a jumper at the buzzer and the Lakers hang on to beat the Celtics 96-95. Bilanz Golden State Warriors - Cleveland Cavaliers 104:91 (NBA 2015 Playoffs, The Finals) [28], Only three players scored for the Cavaliers after halftime: James, Irving, and Mozgov. Iguodala had the third lowest scoring average of any Finals MVP in NBA history. [13][14][15] During the season, the backcourt mates both started in the NBA All-Star Game and were each named to the All-NBA team, the first time in decades that either has been achieved by guards on the same team. The Warriors entered the 2014–15 season after replacing Mark Jackson with Steve Kerr as head coach. However, Curry's pass near midcourt was stolen by Tristan Thompson, and the Cavaliers ran out the clock. [24] James and teammate James Jones made their fifth consecutive trip to the Finals, having qualified the previous four seasons with the Miami Heat, though Jones did not play in the 2011 Finals. After getting badly outplayed in Game 1, the Cavaliers' bench outscored the Warriors 21–17 in Game 2. [20], Iguodala was named the Finals MVP, becoming the first to win the award without having started every game in the series. Warriors vs Cavaliers, 4-2 - 2015 NBA Finals Team and players stats from the NBA Finals series played between the Golden State Warriors and the Cleveland Cavaliers in the 2015 Playoffs. Später kann aber auch Iman Shumpert nur noch zuschauen In the second quarter, the Cavaliers got a scare when LeBron James suffered a laceration on his head from a courtside photographer's camera lens after a hard foul on Bogut, but he stayed in the game without any stitches. NBA Finals 2015 MVP: Andre Iguodala's Stats, Highlights and Twitter Reaction Tyler Conway @ jtylerconway. The third quarter was low scoring, with the Cavaliers scoring 15 points and the Warriors 14 points. He averaged 35.8 points, 13.3 rebounds, and 8.8 assists for the series, although he shot 39.8% throughout the series. James's return to the Cavaliers' lineup (following a 2-week layoff) on January 12 completed the turnaround. The standings and stats of the current NBA season. The Warriors dominated the final period, leading by as many as 23 as they outscored the Cavaliers 27–12. League Champion: Golden State Warriors. The Cavaliers acquired J.R. Smith and Iman Shumpert from the Knicks in exchange for draft picks while sending Dion Waiters to the Thunder. [12] He and fellow guard Klay Thompson, known as the Splash Brothers, finished first and second in the league in three-pointers made, respectively, and combined to make 525 threes, surpassing their previous league record for a duo by 41, while also converting an impressive 44% of those shots. Golden State Warriors scores, news, schedule, players, stats, rumors, depth charts and more on They took a 6-point lead into the 4th quarter, leading 73–67. 2015-16 Player Statistics. 2015 NBA Finals Cavaliers vs. Warriors 2014 Finals 2016 Finals. The trio combined for 83 of the Cavaliers' 100 points. No. By justinllamas June 16, 2016 Why Iguodala captured the Finals MVP. In the third quarter, the Cavaliers seized control, outscoring the Warriors 28–18. ESPN Deportes provided exclusive Spanish-language coverage of The Finals, with a commentary team of Álvaro Martín and Carlos Morales. They led 44–37 at halftime. 4 Fort Wayne. Curry set an NBA record for most missed three-point attempts in an Finals game with 13. James either scored or assisted on 66 of Cleveland's 95 points, and his 83 points in the first two games of a Finals was also second all-time to Jerry West's 94 in the 1969 Finals. [10] Point guard Stephen Curry set the NBA record for three-pointers made in a regular season with 286, eclipsing his own record set in 2012–13. However, the Warriors outscored the Cavaliers 28–18 in the 3rd quarter, leading by as many 15 before taking a 12-point lead into the 4th, leading 73–61. Andre Iguodala was named NBA Finals MVP Had it been necessary, Game 7 would have been held at Golden State)., „Creative Commons Attribution/Share Alike“. No. The 2015 NBA Finals was the championship series of the 2014–15 season of the National Basketball Association (NBA) and the conclusion of the season's playoffs. [1] This was also the first time that both participating teams had first-year head coaches since the inaugural league finals in 1947, when the NBA was known as the Basketball Association of America (BAA). [45] The following day, he was diagnosed with a fractured left kneecap that would require surgery and was ruled out for the rest of the Finals, joining Kevin Love, who suffered a dislocated shoulder against the Celtics in the first round of the playoffs, and Anderson Varejão. "SportsCenter on Twitter: "LeBron James is 1st player in NBA Finals history to lead BOTH teams in points, assists & rebounds for entire series. The Warriors led 51–50 at halftime on a Harrison Barnes' three-point play following a dunk. [52] Out of a timeout, James drove towards the basket as he went for a game winning layup, but he misfired, and the rebound tipback attempt by Tristan Thompson was unsuccessful. The Cavaliers opened the 4th quarter on a 13–6 run. The Warriors led 31–25 early in the 2nd quarter, but the Cavaliers went on a 15–2 run to take a 40–33 lead. [20], The Warriors were the first team since the 1990–91 Bulls to win a title with a roster that did not have any players with Finals experience. Matthew Dellavedova's defense on Curry was huge as Curry was 0–for-8 against him. Curry also tied his season high with 11 boards and handed out eight dimes as part of a well-rounded stat line. Season Summary; More 2015 Playoffs Pages. However, the Warriors responded with a huge run, outscoring the Cavaliers 25–11 the rest of the way. Golden State won three of the first four games in the series by an average of 19.6 points per game and held a 3-1 Finals edge. He was also tasked with guarding Cleveland's LeBron James, who made only 38.1% of his shots when Iguodala was in the game, but still averaged 35.8 points, 13.3 rebounds, and 8.8 assists. The 2015 NBA Finals was the championship series of the 2014–15 season of the National Basketball Association (NBA) and the conclusion of the season's playoffs.The Western Conference champion Golden State Warriors defeated the Eastern Conference champion Cleveland Cavaliers in six games (4–2) for the Warriors' first title in 40 years and their fourth in … [54] James became the youngest player to score 5000 career points in the playoffs. Andre Iguodala, who did not start for the Warriors until Game 4 of the Finals, was named the Finals MVP for his instrumental defense against LeBron James, who led the Cavaliers with 32 points. Die NBA Finals sind eine Serie von Spielen, die im Best-of-Seven-Modus ausgetragen werden, um den Meister einer Saison in der nordamerikanischen Basketball-Profiliga NBA zu ermitteln. This NBA Finals featured the Eastern Conference champion Cleveland Cavaliers versus the Western Conference champion Golden State Warriors.Golden State, who finished with the better regular-season record, held the home-court … LeBron James is the first player in NBA Finals history to lead both teams in points, assists and rebounds for the entire series. The Cavaliers got off to a strong start, opening up a 29–15 lead before settling for a 10-point lead after the 1st quarter. Cleveland Cavaliers vs. Golden State Warriors; 2014-15 Reg. [25] It was the first time since 1998 that the Finals did not include the Los Angeles Lakers, the San Antonio Spurs, or the Heat. Through 3 games, James scored 123 points, the most points scored by any player in the first three games of any NBA Finals series, surpassing Rick Barry's 122 from the 1967 NBA Finals. [37] Stephen Curry's struggles in Game 2 carried over to the first half of this game as he was held to 3 points in the first half. The 2015 NBA playoffs was the postseason tournament of the National Basketball Association's 2014–15 season.The tournament concluded with the Western Conference champion Golden State Warriors defeating the Eastern Conference champion Cleveland Cavaliers 4 games to 2 in the NBA Finals. Kerr became the first rookie coach to win a title since Pat Riley in 1981–82. Keep track of how your favorite teams are performing and who will make the playoffs. [19] Golden State won the series in six games, claiming their first title since 1975 and their fourth in franchise history. After three tight quarters, the Cavaliers began to pull away, building an 83–72 lead with just over 3 minutes remaining in the fourth. 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Die Cleveland Cavaliers wollten beim zweiten Heimspiel die eigenen Fans wohl noch einmal daran erinnern, wie viele Menschen in die Arena passen — DeMar DeRozan scored 30 points and the San Antonio Spurs rallied from a 16-point deficit to beat the Minnesota Timberwolves 111-108 on Wednesday night. Title Drought With Victory Over Cavaliers", "Was Andre Iguodala the lowest-scoring Finals MVP ever? [43] The Cavaliers shot 4-for-27 from behind the 3-point line for the game and were 6–45 outside the paint, a season worst. Out of the timeout, James's go-ahead layup was blocked by Green and recovered by Andre Igoudala, but he threw it out of bounds, giving possession back to the Cavaliers. However, Matthew Dellavedova banked in a circus shot as he tumbled to the floor while being fouled by Curry. They then acquired Timofey Mozgov. The best GIFs are on GIPHY. James rebounded the miss and was fouled. Finals MVP: Andre Iguodala (16.3 / 5.8 / 4.0) 2015 Playoff Leaders: PTS: LeBron James (601) TRB: Dwight Howard (238) AST: LeBron James (169) WS: Stephen Curry (3.9) More playoffs … [55], In the United States, the NBA Finals aired on ABC with Mike Breen as play-by-play commentator, and Jeff Van Gundy and Mark Jackson serving as color commentators. [44], The Warriors defeated the Cavaliers 104–91 and took a 3–2 series lead heading back to Cleveland. The series began on June 4, 2015, ending on June 16. The Western Conference The ensuing Cavaliers possession resulted in a three-point attempt by James Jones which missed, but Dellavedova grabbed the offensive rebound and was fouled. [37], James led all scorers with 40 to go along with 12 rebounds, 8 assists, and 4 steals. [28], The Cavaliers defeated the Warriors 95–93 in overtime, tying the series at 1–1 and stealing homecourt advantage heading into Cleveland. The Warriors outscored the Cavaliers 28–15 in the 1st quarter. NBA NBA Finals 2015 MVP: Andre Iguodala's Stats, Highlights and Twitter Reaction Tyler Conway @ jtylerconway. Both teams scored 22 points in the 1st quarter. RealGM Trade Checker™ Step 1: Select the Teams Choose at least two teams from the menus below to start your trade. "[40], Coming into this game with the series tied at 2 games apiece, the Game 5 winner had gone on to win the NBA championship in 20 of the previous 28 instances. The Cavaliers, led by J.R. Smith, made a late surge to cut it to 4 with under 40 seconds remaining. The Cavaliers had two chances to win in the final seconds of regulation. Critics will always find something to nitpick at with James, but that still doesn’t change the reality that James managed to beat the Spurs in the NBA Finals. The 2015 NBA Finals was the championship series of the 2014–15 season of the National Basketball Association (NBA) and the conclusion of the season's playoffs.. The Cavaliers closed out the season on a high note, going 34–9 for a 53–29 regular season record and the Central Division title, the second best record in the Eastern Conference behind the Atlanta Hawks. NBA finals 2015: Cleveland Cavaliers beat Golden State Warriors 96-91 – as it happened LeBron James scores 40 points; Dellavedova scores 20 Steph Curry and Golden State rally but it … [4][5] Kevin Love missed the entire series due to an injury, and Kyrie Irving missed the final five games of the series due to an injury in Game 1. The Warriors ran a play for Stephen Curry out of a timeout. NBA D-LEAGUE FINALS . Featured Columnist June 17, 2015 … The Warriors routed the Cavaliers 103–82 in Game 4, evening the series at 2–2 and reclaiming homecourt advantage. Golden State's Andre Iguodala was named the Finals Most Valuable Player (MVP). Later on August 23, a three-team trade was completed involving the Cavaliers, the Minnesota Timberwolves, and the Philadelphia 76ers. The first three quarters were tight, with neither team leading by more 7. A number of trades turned the season around. [27] Irving suffered a knee injury in overtime and was forced to leave the game early. NBA Playoff Stats - RealGM. Curry added 19, but he struggled mightily against the Cavaliers' defense, shooting 5-for-23 from the floor, including 2–15 from 3-point range. For the first time in NBA Finals history, the first two games were decided in overtime, with the Cavaliers winning their first Finals game in franchise history. Curry beat Kyrie Irving to the basket and went for a go-ahead layup, but Irving blocked the shot, and the Cavaliers called timeout after Smith secured the rebound. NBA Finals NBA Finals 2015: Stats and Trends That Decided Cavaliers vs. Warriors Steven Cook @ @stevencookin. This was also the first NBA Finals since then not to have featured Kobe Bryant, Tim Duncan, or Dwyane Wade. The Warriors' bench outplayed the Cavaliers' bench, outscoring them 34–9, with all 9 Cavaliers bench points coming from Smith. [30] Klay Thompson led the Warriors with 34 points. [48] It was his sixth career finals triple double, second all-time behind only Magic Johnson with 8. Mit 4:2 Spielen besiegten die Warriors um Stephen Curry die Cavaliers um LeBron James und Kyrie Irving. Up-to-date NBA news, scores, standings, stats, photos & videos on MSN Sports He made the free throw to put the Cavaliers up 84–80. 3 Canton. They led by as many as 20 in the third quarter before taking a 72–55 lead heading into the fourth quarter. However, the Cavaliers went on a big run to cut the deficit to 2 at halftime, trailing 45–43. However, Draymond Green answered with back-to-back baskets, and Curry hit two free throws to give the Warriors a 93–92 lead. In the United States, it was televised on ABC and in Canada on TSN. The Cavaliers led 47–45 early in the third quarter, their only lead of the second half. Late in the 4th, Timofey Mozgov hit two free throws to tie the game at 98. [47], James had his second triple-double of this NBA Finals series, posting 40 points, 14 rebounds, and 11 assists. CONFERENCE FINALS . Shaquille O'Neal was the last player to have accomplished the feat, in 1999–2000. As part of the deal, Cleveland dealt Wiggins and Anthony Bennett and received Love.[6]. champion Golden State Warriors defeated the Eastern Conference champion Cleveland Cavaliers in six games (4–2) for the Warriors' first title in 40 years and their fourth in franchise history, becoming the first team since the 1990–91 Chicago Bulls to win a championship without any prior Finals experience from any player on their roster. 2015 NBA Playoff Series. The 82 points that the Cavaliers scored were a postseason low while the Cavaliers' bench scoring production (7 points) was also a postseason low. The Cavaliers then went on a 10–2 run to close out the first half, capped off by a J. R. Smith three with .7 seconds left. However, the Warriors fought back, making it a 1-point game as they cut the deficit to 81–80 late in the fourth quarter. Search, discover and share your favorite Nba Finals 2015 Golden State Warriors GIFs. The Cavaliers had it down to 65–62, but Harrison Barnes hit a three-pointer out of the timeout to stop the run. Die Dallas Mavericks haben in der ersten Runde der NBA-Playoffs Spiel zwei gegen die Los Angeles Clippers am Mittwochabend (19.08.2020, Ortszeit) 127:114 gewonnen und und damit die Serie ausgeglichen. Mit dem NBA Finals MVP Award wurde Andre Iguodala ausgezeichnet. James led all players in points, rebounds and assists, and was responsible for 70 of 91 Cavaliers points (40 scored, 30 assisted). Dellavedova hit both free throws to give the Cavaliers a 94–93 lead with 10.1 seconds remaining. Fort Wayne Wins 2-0. [35] This new moniker was quickly embraced by Cavaliers fans, in hopes that this new tough style of play would be enough to offset the Warriors' depth advantage. 2015 NBA Finals: 11 stats and facts to prep you for the Cleveland Cavaliers and Golden State Warriors series Updated Jan 11, 2019; Posted Jun 04, 2015 Facebook Share Summary and statistics for the 2014 NBA Finals - Heat vs. Spurs [32], In the overtime, Iman Shumpert hit a three-pointer, and James made two free throws, giving the Cavaliers a 92–87 lead. 1 Santa Cruz vs. No. Finals: In Overtime, Missed Shots and Foul Calls Were the Key", "Finals recap: The Warriors' road to the title", "How the small-ball virus has infected the NBA", "Andre Iguodala named Finals MVP after coming off bench to begin series", "NBA Finals: No consolation to be had for LeBron", "Lack of experience proves no problem for champion Warriors", "James Jones thaws out to another NBA Finals reality", "2015 NBA Finals Won't Have Tim Duncan, Dwyane Wade or Kobe Bryant for the 1st time Since 1998", "Warriors overcome LeBron James' 44, breeze in overtime to go up 1–0", "NBA finals 2015: Warriors ignite in overtime to down Cavaliers", "No, Stephen Curry is not worried about Matthew Dellavedova", "LeBron James' triple-double enables Cavs to tie Finals in ugly OT win", "N.B.A. 2 Sioux Falls vs. No. The standings and stats of the current NBA season. 1 Maine vs. No. Canton Wins, … Standings; Schedule and Results; Leaders; Player Stats. Both teams entered the series with title droughts of four decades, with the Cavaliers having never won a title since their 1970–71 inception and the Warriors' last title having been in 1975. Featured Columnist IV June 19, 2015 Comments. For the second straight year, the Finals was played in the 2–2–1–1–1 format (Games 1, 2, and 5 were at Golden State, games 3, 4, and 6 were at Cleveland. 2015 NBA D-League Playoff Central . James's potential game-winning jumper was off, and then Iman Shumpert got the offensive rebound and threw a shot at the buzzer, but also missed, sending the game to overtime. Despite stating that there would be no changes to the starting lineup the morning of Game 4, Kerr inserted Andre Iguodala into the starting lineup in place of Andrew Bogut, while moving Draymond Green to the center position. NBA Finals 2015: Warriors vs. Cavs. The victory for the Cleveland Cavaliers was their first ever single game Finals victory, having lost Game 1 of this series, and being swept in the 2007 Finals by the San Antonio Spurs. 4 Fort Wayne. James previously played for Cleveland from 2003 to 2010, leading the Cavaliers to their only previous Finals appearance in 2007. No. : The Bible Continues' + Final Basketball Numbers", "Tuesday Final Nationals: Highest-Rated NBA Finals Game 6 Since 2000, Fox Benefits with Most-Viewed Women's World Cup Group Stage Match Ever",, June 2015 sports events in the United States, Sports competitions in Oakland, California, Articles with unsourced statements from September 2020, Pages using Template:College with unsupported name, Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License, This page was last edited on 7 January 2021, at 17:10. [36], The Cavaliers led wire to wire as they defeated the Warriors 96–91 and took a 2–1 series lead. Totals ; Per Game; Per 36 Minutes; Per 100 … 2 Austin. James, who shot 11-for-35 in the game, played 50 minutes and led all scorers. After a timeout, the Warriors went to Curry, who airballed the potential go-ahead jumper. He finished the Finals averaging 16.3 points, 4 assists, and 5.8 rebounds. Die NBA-Saison 2015/16 stellte die 70. [16][17] Golden State advanced to the Finals after sweeping the New Orleans Pelicans in the first round of the playoffs, defeating the Memphis Grizzlies in six games during the second round, and eliminating the Houston Rockets in five games in the conference finals. League Champion: Golden State Warriors. 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James then played for the Miami Heat from 2010 to 2014, leading the Heat to two NBA championships in 2012 and 2013. CONFERENCE SEMIFINALS . Die NBA Finals sind eine Serie von Spielen, die im Best-of-Seven-Modus ausgetragen werden, um den Meister einer Saison in der nordamerikanischen Basketball-Profiliga NBA zu ermitteln. The Warriors jumped out to a 20–12 lead, but the Cavaliers closed the quarter on an 8–0 run to tie the game at 20. [23] Stephen Curry was just the sixth player to win his first league MVP and his first NBA title in the same season. 2015 NBA Finals. LeBron James tallied his fifth Finals triple-double with 39 points, 16 rebounds, and 11 assists while moving solely into second all-time in Finals triple-doubles behind Magic Johnson's 8. The 55 points scored by the Warriors was their lowest scoring output through three quarters all season. The Cavaliers led 51–48 at halftime. The second half was a back and forth affair, with neither team able to gain separation. Die NBA-Finals stehen vor der Tür, maximal sieben Spiele gibt es noch in dieser Saison. [46] Curry scored 37 points on 13–23 shooting in the victory, including 7–13 from 3-point range. After averaging 41 points in the first three games of the Finals, James was held to 20 points on 7–22 shooting. After Curry committed a turnover, LeBron James hit a three-pointer to give the Cavs an 87–80 lead. In overtime, the Warriors dominated with a 10–0 run consisting of 7 free throws and a three-pointer by Barnes. Watch NBA Games - Follow the game, scores and stats for NBA matchups. Injuries to James and "chemistry issues," with James "still learning how to play with his new teammates and vice versa,"[8] were considered the primary reasons for the underwhelming start. Santa Cruz Wins 2-1 . [7] The Cavaliers got off to a shockingly bad start that led to intense media scrutiny and caused many to question Blatt's job security, going 19–20 in their first 39 games, which included a stretch where they were 2–10 in 12 games, starting with a December 25 road loss to Miami. The first half was close throughout, with the Cavaliers leading 24–20 after the first quarter. Zum ersten Mal in der Geschichte der Finals mussten die ersten beiden Spiele in der Verlängerung entschieden werden. Andre Iguodala led the Warriors bench in scoring with 15 points. [22] James received four of the 11 votes for Finals MVP even though Cleveland lost by an average of 14 points in the final three games. He became the second player in NBA Finals history to score 40 points in a triple double after Jerry West in 1969. [33], James hit one of two at the line, giving the Cavaliers a 95–93 lead with 4 seconds left in overtime. In Kerr's first year, the Warriors finished with the best regular season record at 67–15, including an incredible 39–2 in home games. Standings; Schedule and Results; Leaders; Player Stats. During the 2014 NBA draft on June 26, 2014, Cleveland held the first overall pick and used it to select Andrew Wiggins. The Warriors were led by 2014–15 NBA Most Valuable Player (MVP) Stephen Curry, while the Cavaliers featured four-time league MVP LeBron James. However, the Cavaliers squandered the 11-point lead as the Warriors went on a 15–4 run to tie the game at 87, capped off by a Curry finger roll layup with eight seconds remaining. Curry led the Warriors with 27 points, 17 of which came in the fourth quarter. The Cavaliers and Warriors tied the regular season series 1–1, with each team winning its home game. [37] This win marks the first time that the Cavaliers held a lead in a Finals series in their franchise history, as well as their first home win in a Finals series in their franchise history.[39]. NBA; NCAA; G League; International; National; High School; Forums. [56], The wordmark of the NBA Finals (2003–2017), "Warriors finish off Rockets, advance to NBA Finals for first time since 1975", "Warriors' win over Rockets sets up dream Finals matchup vs. Cavaliers", "Cavaliers sweep Hawks as LeBron James reaches fifth consecutive NBA Finals", "LeBron James sets NBA Finals record in losing effort to Warriors - NBA". Spielzeit der National Basketball Association dar. 4 (1) Golden State Warriors-2. [42] The Cavaliers outscored the Warriors 28–22 in the third quarter as they cut a 15-point deficit down to 3 in two instances. Bühne frei für Game 4! NBA finals 2015: Golden State Warriors 103-82 Cleveland Cavaliers – as it happened Golden State Warriors tie NBA Finals 2-2 Steph Curry & Andre Iguodala combine for 44 points Filed under: Fanpost; Happy one-year anniversary! [18] After Golden State fell behind 2–1 in the series, Kerr gave swingman Andre Iguodala his first start of the season, replacing center Andrew Bogut in Game 4. [41] After the game, Kerr admitted to his deception regarding the starting lineup, quipping, "I don't think they hand you the trophy based on morality. ... Houston Rockets vs. Golden State Warriors; Finals. [28] James had a career NBA Finals high of 44 points, while attempting a postseason career-high 38 shots,[29] and Curry led Golden State with 26 points. [31], The margin was close through the first three quarters, with neither team leading by more than 8 points. [21] Combining regular season and playoff games, the Warriors finished 83–20, the third-best record ever behind the Chicago Bulls in 1995–96 (87–13) and 1996–97 (84–17). [51] In der Saison 2014/15 trafen die Cleveland Cavaliers, Sieger der Eastern Conference, auf die Golden State Warriors, Sieger der Western Conference. 2015 NBA Western Conference Finals Rockets vs. Warriors League Champion: Golden State Warriors. Playoffs Menu NBA « Back; NBA. With no timeouts remaining, the Warriors had to go the length of the court to get off a game-tying or game-winning shot attempt. The Cavaliers entered the 2014–15 season after firing Mike Brown and replacing him with David Blatt as head coach, signing free agent forward LeBron James, and trading for forward Kevin Love. Visit ESPN to view 2020-21 NBA stat leaders. The Warriors' small lineup, which came to be known as the Death Lineup, helped turn the series around. For the first time in NBA Finals history, the first two games went into overtime and first since 2009 were involved between the Lakers and the Magic. [20] They played small ball in the Finals to a greater extent than any prior champion. @jaredtjohnson21 Auf Seiten der Warriors dauert es ein wenig länger, bis Stephen Curry (l.) und Co. heiß laufen. Find GIFs with the latest and newest hashtags! The fans are getting their money’s worth as the 2015 NBA Finals between the Cleveland Cavaliers and the Golden State Warriors went down to the … Dezember 2020 um 18:42 Uhr bearbeitet. [citation needed] This was Kerr's first ever head coaching job. [53] However, the Warriors hit their free throws and closed out the series, giving the franchise their first title since 1975, and the city of Oakland its first major league sports championship since the Oakland Athletics won the 1989 World Series. [34], Following the game, James had dubbed the undermanned Cavaliers as "The Grit Squad", due to adopting a slower paced, more physical style of play in the absence of All-Stars Irving and Kevin Love. With the Warriors leading 73–70 late in the third quarter, Stephen Curry hit a three to give the Warriors a 76–70 lead heading into the fourth quarter.