GALLERY: Warriors hold off Cavs in Game 6 to win NBA Finals
Stephen Curry goes through warmups as the Warriors prepare for Game 6 of the NBA Finals against the Cavaliers.
Fans gather at Oracle Arena to watch the Warriors and Cavaliers play Game 6 of the NBA Finals.
The Warriors were brutal on offense to start as they went 3-of-10 from the field. Their defense, however, forced five Cleveland turnovers and led them to a 8-8 tie with five minutes to play in the first quarter.
Moving the ball
Golden State went on to hit seven of their next eight shots and finished the first with 11 assists. They closed the quarter on a 20-7 run and took a 28-15 lead after the first period.
Lid on the rim
The Warriors only made one of their first 11 shots as the Cavaliers crept back into the game and narrowed the deficit to 32-27 to start the second quarter.
Offensive woes continue
The Warriors were outscored 28-17 in the second quarter and shot only 27 percent, but took a 45-43 advantage into the break.
Tristan working inside
Tristan Thompson stepped up for the Cavaliers in the first half scoring 11 points and collecting seven rebounds.
Weathering the storm
The Cavaliers reeled off four quick points out of half to take their first lead since the first quarter, but the Warriors responded with a quick 8-0 run to lead 53-47.
Pushing the pace
The Warriors were running at every opportunity they got and managed to extend their lead to 69-55 with 2:46 to play in the third quarter.
Festus off the bench
Festus Ezeli provided a spark off of the bench in the third quarter adding 10 points.
The Warriors outscored the Cavs 28-18 in the third quarter and took a 73-61 advantage into the fourth.
Answering with threes
The Cavs drew within seven multiple times, but Klay Thompson, Andre Iguodala and Stephen Curry all answered with threes and gave the Warriors a 89-75 lead with 6:45 to play.
With 6:01 remaining in the fourth, Draymond Green hit Andre Iguodala for a three which gave Green his 10th assist and a triple-double. He finished with 16 points, 11 rebounds and 10 assists.
The Warriors had a 98-85 lead with 1:54 to go, but a lack of made free throws allowed the Cavaliers to narrow the deficit to just four with 30 seconds to play.
The Warriors edged out the Cavaliers 105-97 to win Game 6 and the NBA Finals. Stephen Curry and Andre Iguodala led Golden State with 25 points each.