Cavaliers Beat Warriors On Christmas Day In Epic NBA Finals Rematch

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Christmas Day featured a rematch of last year’s NBA Finals, and it didn’t disappoint.

The Cleveland Cavaliers overcame a 14-point fourth-quarter deficit to defeat the Golden State Warriors 109-108 on the back of a Kyrie Irving game-winning shot with just over three seconds remaining.

With the game tied with under two minutes to go, LeBron James threw down a monster dunk to give the Cavs a late lead.

After a back-and-forth affair in the final minutes of the game, the Warriors held a one-point lead with just over 13 seconds remaining.

Enter, Kyrie Irving:

The Warriors had one more chance, but Kevin Durant got tangled up with Richard Jefferson and tossed up a desperate heave, sealing the win for Cleveland.

Durant finished the game with a double-double, posting 36 points and 15 rebounds, while James led the Cavaliers in points with 31 points and added 13 rebounds.

Thumbnail photo via Brian Spurlock/USA TODAY Sports Images

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