OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Stephen Curry and the Golden State Warriors are two wins away from their second straight NBA championship and third in four years.
Curry set an NBA Finals record by nailing nine 3-pointers while scoring 33 points to lead the Warriors’ 122-103 win over the Cavaliers. Cleveland was within 90-80 lead until Curry hit five treys while the Warriors outscored the Cavs 32-23 in the final period.
Kevin Durant had 26 points on 10 of 14 shooting. He also contributed 10 rebounds and seven assists, while handling a load of the defensive assignment against LeBron James.
Klay Thompson delivered 20 points after being questionable for the game because of a sprained ankle suffered during the series opener.
James followed his 51-point performance by coming within one rebound of a triple-double, finishing with 29 points and 12 assists.
Kevin Love had 22 points and 10 rebounds for the Cavaliers, who host Game 3 on Wednesday.