Stephen Curry drained nine treys on his way to 33 points with seven rebounds and eight assists, Kevin Durant bounced back from a rough shooting night in Game 1 to finish with 26 points and seven assists on 10 of 14 shooting while Draymond Green chipped in with five points, eight rebounds and seven assists.
This postseason, James is averaging 34.6 points, 9.2 rebounds, 9 assists and 1.4 blocks per game.
"That's a pretty cool deal to accomplish, knowing who has held the record for eight years", Curry said.
The third "make it" moment happened shortly after the win, in the summer of 2015 when Curry got a call from President Barack Obama asking if he wanted to play golf. The Warriors are 4.5-point sportsbook favorites in the latest odds for Game 3, with the over-under for total points scored set at 216.5.
"We've been here several times, I don't think I'll need to say much", Kerr said.
"He was tremendous", said Warriors coach Steve Kerr.
Yet the performance - with the sprint-and-shoot element of Curry's game coming alive - highlights something meaningful about the Warriors. "But as far as working harder, I think I got exhausted once". "JaVale hasn't played much the whole playoff run and coach starts him tonight, he plays incredible".
"There's this thing there with he and LeBron that's a little weird", said Marcus Thompson of The Athletic, author of the book "Golden: The Miraculous Rise of Steph Curry".
"I'm always a person the fans like to talk to and heckle", Smith said.
James, who is facing the Warriors in the finals, told reporters that the victor of the series would not be going to the White House. The style of play makes him an even more challenging cover for the 29th-ranked Cleveland defense, both because of the occasional confusion it brings about, but also because Curry's teammates will occasionally use his give-and-go sequences as an opportunity to screen for him in the corner. "But we know this is just getting started".
Cleveland stayed in striking distance for the majority of the game, before Curry caught fire in the fourth quarter.
2-for-7 - Although he isn't counted on as much as Korver at least in terms of the scoring column, when Jeff Green is the sixth man, like he has been throughout much of the postseason, he must shoot better than just 2-for-7 with six points.