GALLERY: Curry explodes in fourth to give Warriors 3-2 lead
Curry gets ready
Stephen Curry finishes off his pregame shootaround with his hallway shot as the MVP gets ready for Game 5.
In the zone
LeBron James goes through his pregame routine prior to the start of Game 5.
Warriors strike first
Golden State's defense got them off to an 8-2 lead as they forced Cleveland to commit five early turnovers.
Tied after one
LeBron James led the Cavaliers with eight points after one and J.R. Smith added eight as well. Draymond Green led the Warriors with 10 as Golden State and Cleveland were tied at 22 after the first quarter.
JR steps up
The Cavaliers were looking for any offense outside of LeBron and they got it with J.R. Smith. Smith had 14 points and went 5-of-11 from the field in the first half.
Finding his shot
The Warriors trailed by as much as seven in the second quarter, but Stephen Curry started to find his rhythm and entered the break with 15 points on 6-of-9 shooting.
LeBron James had a monstrous first half for the Cavaliers scoring 20 points to go along with eight rebounds and eight assists.
The Warriors took a 51-50 advantage into half over Cleveland. Golden State shot 51 percent from the field, but committed nine turnovers in the two quarters.
Back and forth
The Warriors and Cavaliers continued to exchange baskets to start the third quarter. With 7:12 remaining, Cleveland led 59-58.
Both the offenses grinded to a halt in the third, but the Warriors managed to finish the quarter on a 13-2 run to take a 73-67 lead into the fourth.
With 9:23 remaining in the fourth quarter, LeBron James notched his second triple-double of the NBA Finals. He ended Game 5 with 40 points, 14 rebounds and 11 assists.
Coming up clutch
Stephen Curry put in an array of spectacular shots to lead the Warriors on a 19-7 run to close out Game 5. The MVP had 17 points in the final frame.
One more win
The Warriors held off the Cavaliers to win 104-91 and take a 3-2 lead in the NBA Finals. Curry finished with 37 points and went 7-of-13 from behind the arc.
Andre Iguodala held off LeBron James on defense down the stretch in the fourth quarter and hit a clutch three and layup to help put the Cavaliers away. He had 14 points, eight rebounds and seven assists in the victory.