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LeBron James and the Cleveland Cavaliers take home the NBA Championship with their 93-89 win in Game 7 of the NBA Finals.

  • Cleveland Cavaliers 93 (4-3)
  • Golden State Warriors 89 (3-4)
  • NBA Finals Game 7, Final, Box Score
  • Oracle Arena, Oakland, CA
Simply amazing.

Those were perhaps the only two words necessary during and at the conclusion of tonight’s Game 7 of the 2016 NBA Finals.

LeBron James was amazing. Kyrie Irving was amazing. Basketball was amazing.

The Cleveland Cavaliers have brought home the city’s first major professional sports championships since Jim Brown did it in 1964.

The game was close throughout. The Golden State Warriors led by seven at the half, but were quickly caught up to by the Cavs extremely fast reacting show-and-rotate defense along the perimeter.

Although LeBron didn’t have his jumper all night – finishing just 9-of-24 from the floor – he finished with 27 points, 11 assists, and 11 rebounds while collecting another finals triple-double. He also took home the Bill Russell trophy, named after the NBA Finals MVP.

It was Kyrie Irving, however, who hit the biggest shot of the night, 3-point dagger to give the Cavs the lead with just under a minute remaining:

The play of the game occurred a little earlier as James leaped through the room in a superhuman way to block this Andre Iguodala shot:

The Cavs become the first NBA team in history to fight back from a 3-1 series deficit in the finals. And what’s more is they did it against a 73-win squad.

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