NBA Finals 2017: GSW wins championship, Lebron James congratulates Finals MVP Kevin Durant with a tight hug

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NBA Finals 2017 Game 5 is taking place now at the ORACLE Arena, the home court of the Golden State Warriors who currently lead the series vs the Cleveland Cavaliers at 3-1. Will GSW win the championship this Game 5? Or CLE will win and extend the series to Game 6? Let's all find that out, as it airs live via ABS-CBN on Free TV and Basketball TV on cable.

Scores at end of the 1st Quarter were 37-33, in favor of the Cavs.

At halftime, the Warriors now leading by 11 points. 60-71. Biggest lead of the game so far was 17points, hit during 1:09 of the 2nd Quarter (52-69).

Leading scorers for the Cavs at halftime were Lebron James (21pts), Kyrie Irving (16pts) and JR Smith (13pts). For GSW on the other hand, Kevin Durant had 21, Stephen Curry close behind with 20 and Draymond Green and Andre Iguodala both having 8pts.

In the 3rd Quarter, Warriors' lead was down to just 4pts (86-90) at 3:33.

With 3:14 remaining in the 3rd, GSW still leads. 86-93

End of 3rd Quarter: 93-98

4TH QUARTER now. Cavs still trailing behind. 102-112

With just 4:08 minutes left, GSW leads bx 14. 108-22.

Game 5 ended with the Golden State Warriors being named as the NBA Finals 2017 Champions! 120-129

And these 2 players from the opposing teams were spotted hugging each other: LEBRON JAMES x KEVIN DURANT, who has just won his 1st ever NBA Championship and also his 1st Finals MVP award. (Photos credit to NBA)


CLE SCORERS:
Kyrie Irving - 26pts
Lebron James - 41pts
Kevin Love - 6pts
JR Smith - 25pts
Richard Jefferson - 4pts
Tristan Thompson - 15pts
Kyle Korver - 3pts

GSW SCORERS:
Draymond Green - 10pts
Kevin Durant - 39pts
Steph Curry - 34pts
Klay Thompson - 11pts
Davia West - 4pts
Andre Iguodala - 20pts
Patrick McCaw - 6pts
Shaun Livingston - 5pts

About JM

Mykiru is an entertainment blogger, having been named recently as one of the Top 10 Pinoy Showbiz Resources in the Philippines. For 8 years now, Mykiru has been delivering the latest, the hottest and most trending issues in the country.
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