It wasn’t yet the history the Cleveland Cavaliers hope to accomplish, but it was sure something.
They defeated the Golden State Warriors, 115-101, on Thursday and became only the third team to force a Game 7 after trailing in the NBA Finals, 3-1.
LeBron James kept contributing almost every way possible — 41 points for the second consecutive game, 11 assists and eight rebounds — while Kyrie Irving proved again to be more than just a sidekick.
No team has ever come back from a 3-1 deficit to win the Finals. Game 7 is Sunday at Golden State.
“It’s going to be the hardest thing we’ve ever done in our lives, but we’re ready...