Curry, Durant lead Warriors to 2-0 lead with 132-113 rout

Former Warriors coach Al Attles was honored for his longevity and influence before Game 2 of the NBA Finals.

Kevin Durant has had a spectacular NBA Finals so far against the Cleveland Cavaliers, and has proved that he's a worthy addition to the Golden State Warriors for a title run this year.

The game marked the return of Warriors coach Steve Kerr, who was sidelined earlier in April by persistent back pain following several surgeries. Kerr had undergone a procedure to fix a spinal fluid leak on May 5 at Duke University but was not well enough to return until Sunday.

The Warriors have not exactly suffered without him, posting an unblemished 11-0 record under interim head coach Mike Brown during the playoffs.

Game 3 will be in Cleveland on Wednesday. "So we got to be much better too".

Kevin Love provided a needed scoring boost in Game 2 after Kyrie Irving did the same in Game 1 but nearly no one else came through, sending the Cavs to a 132-113 loss and an 0-2 series deficit.




"It gives us a lot of confidence", Love said. "Implore them to win it for me because it's not important for them to win it for themselves". With Golden State having home court the last three years, we know it's going to be tough.

It does boost the Cavaliers' faith in being able to fight back knowing James has such a history in road playoff contests, according to Cleveland forward Kevin Love.

James and Love combined to make 24 of 41 shots, while the rest of the team shot just 36 percent with only Irving even reaching double-figures.

Cavaliers: Tristan Thompson scored his first points of the series on a driving dunk midway through the first quarter.

They have to do it quickly or Cavs-Warriors III could end up being a much shorter series than the first two editions of the Finals trilogy that the teams split. Golden State Warriors forward David West (3) defends a shot by Cleveland Cavaliers guard Iman Shumpert (4) during the first half of Game 2 of basketball's NBA Finals in Oakland, Calif., Sunday, June 4, 2017. Curry's 10 first-quarter free throws equaled Paul Pierce for most in a Finals quarter.

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