Golden State Warriors beat Cleveland Cavaliers 108-97 to go 3-1 up in Finals

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The Golden State Warriors are now just one win away from becoming the 2016 NBA Champions after a big 108-97 win last night.

And all it took for the Warriors to take Game Four on the Cavaliers home court was for Stephen Curry to get back to his best, which he did in emphatic fashion in Cleveland.

The reigning, unanimous NBA Most Valuable Player dropped 38 on LeBron James and co. in a game that was far too close to call for long periods, before Golden State eventually managed to pull away in the closing minutes of the fourth quarter.

Curry, who had managed to score just 48 points total in the previous three games of the series, found his shot from beyond the arc - going 7-of-13 from three-point range to put the Cavaliers defense to the sword. Shots that were hitting the rim and missing in games 1, 2 & 3 were dropping for the MVP - just like they had been all season.

The point guard got some help in the win as well, with his fellow Splash Bro - Klay Thompson - putting up 25 points on 7-of-14 shooting, including four triples and a perfect 7-7 from the charity stripe. 

"He's a competitor. He's been under a heavy microscope, and rightfully so," Draymond Green said of Curry.

"Two-time MVP, you're expected to have a great game in the finals. He struggled the first three, tonight he was our guy."

For the Cavaliers, things are looking grim. According to, no team has ever come back from a 3-1 deficit to win the finals.

Kyrie Irving and LeBron James did their best to keep Cleveland in with a chance at Quicken Loans Arena. Irving top-scored for the Cavs with a big 34 points as he started to get into a rhythm playing Iso ball against the ever-switching Warriors defense.

And LeBron also came up big, nearly dropping a triple-double on home court as he finished with 25 points, 13 boards and nine assists. Despite the loss, James still has confidence about prolonging the series.

"Let's get one," he said of heading to Golden State. "We've already got to take a flight home anyways, so we might as well come home with a win and play on our home floor again."

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