The Golden State Warriors closed out Game 3 on Wednesday with 11 straight points, erasing a 6-point Cavs lead in the final 3 minutes.
The Warriors withstood big games from LeBron James and Kyrie Irving, who combined for 77 points—the most scored by a duo in a Finals loss in NBA history.
After the game, LeBron said he’s never faced a team with “this type of firepower.” Starting at 5:17:
“Before the series even started, we knew we was dealing with a—I said it after we won the Eastern Conference finals—that we getting ready for a juggernaut.
“That’s probably the most firepower I’ve played in my career. I’ve played against some great teams, but I don’t think no team has had this type of firepower.”
Kevin Durant, Stephen Curry and Klay Thompson combined for 87 points and made 15 of the Warriors’ 16 three-pointers.