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Dynasty? Golden State Just Made a Powerful Case

Stephen Curry's Warriors sweep LeBron James' Cavaliers, win 3rd title in 4 years
By Newser Editors and Wire Services
Posted Jun 8, 2018 10:45 PM CDT
Sweep! Warriors Oust LeBron's Cavaliers to Win Title
Golden State Warriors' Kevin Durant is defended by Cleveland Cavaliers' JR Smith during the second half of Game 4 of basketball's NBA Finals, Friday, June 8, 2018, in Cleveland.   (AP Photo/Carlos Osorio)

(Newser) – Stephen Curry scored 37 points, Kevin Durant added 20 and a triple-double, and the Golden State Warriors stamped themselves a dynasty after winning their second straight NBA title and third in four years Friday night. The Warriors beat the Cleveland Cavaliers 108-85 to complete a sweep and perhaps drive LeBron James from his home again to chase championships, per the AP.

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Overcoming obstacles all season long, the Warriors were not going to be denied and won the fourth straight finals matchup against Cleveland with ease. It was the first sweep in the NBA Finals since 2007, when James was dismissed by a powerful San Antonio team in his first one. His eighth straight appearance didn't go well either, and now there's uncertainty where the superstar will play next. James finished with 23 points.

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