Warriors left laughing after a huge win.

Warriors blowout Cavaliers to prove their status as champions

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For the second and final time this season (before the play-offs at least), the two teams who battled for the NBA Championship last year met on the court.

The Cleveland Cavaliers travelled out West to take on the reigning champion Golden State Warriors, and it wasn't quite the match we were expecting.

Clash of the titans

The two top seeds in each conference met at the Oracle Arena and it wasn't even close between them with the Warriors earning a commanding win.


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Golden State's win was never really in doubt as they beat Cleveland 132-98 in the end and maintained a double digit lead for the majority of the match.

Entering the match at 37-4, Golden State must have felt confident and it showed on the court with a dominant performance.

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Steph Curry was once again the main outlet for the Warriors as he put up 35 points, five rebounds and four assists.

This was the second time the Warriors have defeated the Cavaliers this season with the first being a 89-83 victory on Christmas day.

LeBron James would be the top scorer for the Cavaliers but his 16 points didn't help the Cavs even come close to their opponents.

This is the second time in a week that the Cavaliers have now lost to one of the big hitters from the Western Conference.

The number two seed San Antonio Spurs beat Cleveland on Thursday night 99-95 showing that right now, all the power in the NBA lies in the west.

See them again?

With both teams currently holding the number one spot in their respective conferences, it is a very real possibility that they will see each other again in the play-offs.

Golden State are mounting a terrific title defense this year and Cleveland are showing once again that they are the best team in the East.

Another Championship series between the two will be interesting but Cleveland will clearly have to do a lot of work in order to close the gap between themselves and the champions.

Golden State Warriors
Pacific Division
Western Conference
Cleveland Cavaliers
Central Division
Eastern Conference
Stephen Curry
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