But there was a silver lining for those fans after Golden State took a commanding 3-0 lead in the series.
CLEVELAND - The Cleveland Cavaliers were already in trouble after dropping the first two games of the NBA Finals in Oakland.
Cleveland held an early 10-point lead in Game 3, partly thanks to LeBron James' thunderous alley-oop to himself.
It might not have been a carbon copy of the 2017 shot, but it could have similar effects; Durant is now one win away from a second straight title and possibly his second straight Finals MVP.
Iguodala had averaged 11.4 points in his 18 previous Finals games - including a 20-point showing for Golden State in last year's title clincher against Cleveland.
Which brings us to another trained eye, that of Durant, who points out Green's intangible value.
"Kevin was the story in the first half, just keeping us in it", Warriors coach Steve Kerr said.
"Steph is struggling, Klay is struggling, if you've got to have a "Mr October" then he's "Mr June" now because this guy has been the best player in June the last two years". James had 51 points, eight assists and eight rebounds in the loss, a performance he likely won't be able to replicate again.
One of the themes of these NBA Finals has been that LeBron James hasn't gotten enough help from his teammates. Because Durant went insane, scoring 24 points on 7-for-10 shooting, and Golden State kept getting to the free throw line.
The shot gave the Warriors a six-point lead and capped off an unbelievable night for the superstar. So, I can't - I don't really know. "Two guys that I think are a head above everybody else that's ever played the game".
The four-time NBA Most Valuable Player pump faked Golden State forward JaVale McGee and tossed the ball off the backboard from the free throw line. "Every opportunity we get to play more minutes together, we start to figure out a better chemistry". Previous year we were up 2, and he pulled up pretty much right at the three-point line and got a great contest, but he made it.
"It's a different game, different season", Durant said.
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Reports emerging late on Thursday evening suggest a breakthrough has been made as Liverpool look to sign Nabil Fekir from Lyon . Fekir is set to play for France on Saturday evening against the US , a game that will take place in Lyon's Stade des Lumieres.
The United States Geological Survey provides aerial footage of lava pouring into the Big Island's Kapoho Bay. Kilauea volcano is near-constantly erupting from vents either on its summit (caldera) or on the rift zones.
The Project Natick data center consists of 864 servers tightly arranged inside a shipping container that sits 12km off the coast. An undersea cable serves the power the data center needs and transfers data from the data center to the internet on shore.
About three dozen of those structures, mostly private homes and vacation rentals, were lost during the weekend in Kapoho. Lava has now covered about 7.7 square miles of the roughly 4,000 square mile island, according to the USGS .
The fact that Curry had help, whereas LeBron James didn't, was the story of the match and might be the story of this series. This past week, the Cleveland Cavaliers and the Golden State Warriors faced off in Game 1 and Game 2 of 2018 NBA Finals .
House Speaker Paul Ryan, who hails from dairy-producing Wisconsin, are up in arms about Canada's system. In the past, Trump had extended tariff exemptions for Canada and others beyond existing deadlines.
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Halep went all out in the first set against Kerber, but her bold strategy backfired badly as she hit 30 unforced errors. The victor earns a berth in the final at Roland Garros - plus the No 1 ranking that now belongs to Halep.
The Golden State Warriors are averaging 110.6 points on 47.9 percent shooting and allowing 101.2 points on 42.7 percent shooting. James showed in last year's Finals how quickly he can calculate a counter-attack to what the Warriors are doing.
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Mexico imposes tariffs on USA pork exports
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Melania Trump appears for 1st time in 3 weeks
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