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NBA Finals, game 6: Warriors @ Cavaliers

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The NBA Finals return to Cleveland tonight and it's a must-win game for the hometown Cavaliers. That phrase, "must-win game," has been tossed around generously this series, but it's never been more true than tonight. The Golden State Warriors are one win away from winning the 2015 NBA Championship.

LeBron James was once again unreal in game five, scoring 40 points for the third time and getting his second triple-double of the series. In the second quarter, every single Cavalier basket was either scored or assisted by James. Many people have been making a case that James could deserve the Finals MVP even if his team loses. Considering that acronym stands for "Most Valuable Player," I'd say it's hard to argue. Take James off this team and this series isn't even close.

Speaking of MVPs, Stephen Curry reappeared in game five, scoring 37 points and hitting some of his trademark wild step back three pointers. Andre Iguodala once again started and continued being the difference maker for Golden State. Will the Warriors take the trophy home tonight, or will the Cavs force a game seven?

NBA Finals, Game 6

Quicken Loans Arena, Cleveland, OH
6:00 pm PT
Probable Starters
Stephen Curry PG Matthew Dellavedova
Klay Thompson SG Iman Shumpert
Andre Iguodala SF LeBron James
Harrison Barnes PF Tristan Thompson
Draymond Green C Timofey Mozgov
Injury Report
none Kevin Love (shoulder)
Anderson Varejao (achilles)
Kyrie Irving (knee)
Series Stats
99.8 PPG 92.8
43.6 FG% 38.2
35.5 3PT% 30.5
70.8 FT% 70.5
45.2 REB 45.8
22.0 AST 16.2
7.4 STL 8.4
5.2 BLK 4.6
Series Advanced Stats
104.2 Off Rtg 93.5
93.5 Def Rtg 104.2
Scott Foster
Marc Davis
Zach Zarba