Steph Curry and his crew blew out the Cavs 108-85 to take the series 4-0. His eighth appearance in a row didn't go well either, and now there's uncertainty where the superstar will play next.
Durant is the 11th player to win the Finals MVP twice.
Kevin Durant, who finished with a triple double of 20 points, 12 rebounds and 10 assists in Game 4, was named Finals MVP for the second consecutive year.
Stephen Curry dropped 37 points on 12-of-27 shooting, including a 7-of-15 showing from three-point range.More news: How to get help for someone who might be suicidal
When James first left the Cavs in 2010 to join Miami, where he won two titles, it sparked riots in Cleveland as locals burned replicas of his No 23 jersey and hurled rocks at a 10-story banner of him that towered over the city. "Understanding how important a game is on the road for our ball club, what [winning it] would have done for us".
Now James, a free agent, has a hard off-season decision.
LeBron had another big game for Cleveland (33 points, 11 assists, 10 rebounds), Love added 20 and 13, and Hood at 14 and 6 off the bench, and the Cavs did nearly everything right in throttling the offensive opportunities for the Splash Brothers. Then, in the last minute, game Durant's big shot, and the Cavs just didn't have enough gas in their tank to stop the Warriors. We were able to finish the series off.
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Kevin Love added 13 points and nine boards, but shot 4-of-13.
"One GM of one of the better teams in the West said, 'you know, Boston, there was a time you just stay in the East and you have a much easier path to the Finals.' Will that necessarily be true with Boston or Philadelphia?"
"We knew that they were going to come out with a tough first punch and we answered it and ran right back at them and set the tone for the whole game", Curry said.
The best postseason and maybe the finest season LeBron James ever had, not to mention perhaps his last with the Cavaliers, ended terribly. James described that Game 1 loss as "very emotional" for him. As a team, the Cavaliers shot just 43 percent from the field and nine of 31 from the three-point line which was good enough to keep them in the game due to their defense, but they just had no answer for Kevin Durant who scorched them for a game-high 43 points on 15 of 23 shooting. Golden State will be looking to retool a roster that, despite its dominance, might require some modification.More news: Multi-State Salmonella Outbreak Includes Illinois
Even the greatest player in the game had to marvel at Kevin Durant's performance on Wednesday night - calling his fellow MVP alum an "assassin" after his Game 3 performance.