Stephen Curry's Playoff Legend Continues to Grow with Finals Triple-Double

Golden State Warriors’ Stephen Curry answers questions after Game 1 of basketball’s NBA Finals against the Cleveland Cavaliers Thursday

Golden State Warriors’ Stephen Curry answers questions after Game 1 of basketball’s NBA Finals against the Cleveland Cavaliers Thursday

OAKLAND, CA - JUNE 04: Steve Kerr (L) and Mike Brown of the Golden State Warriors look on against the Cleveland Cavaliers during the first half in Game 2 of the 2017 NBA Finals at ORACLE Arena on June 4, 2017 in Oakland, California.

Golden State, which swept its way into the NBA Finals, have won 13 straight in the playoffs this season and ESPN's BPI is giving the Stephen Curry-led squad an 85-percent chance to win Game 2.

The Warriors remained undefeated in postseason play after defeating the Cavaliers 132-113 in Game 2 of the Finals on Sunday night.

The offense picked up thanks to 27 points from Kevin Love and the Cavs scored 22 more points than in the opener in a faster-paced game, but that also helped the Warriors improve their shooting from 43 percent to 52 percent as Cleveland had a weaker defensive on the floor.

Their leader and reigning NBA Coach of the Year back on the bench at last, Curry and Kevin Durant tag-teamed the Warriors within two victories of another championship.

"We're going to have to be a lot smarter", Kerr warned.

But he's never been this good when it mattered so much. "We'll keep it rolling and hopefully we'll keep playing well".

"Much more physical today than we were in Game One". "We can do better job of getting him going early".

"I thought for the most part with the game plan that we had we tried to execute it as close as possible", James said.

The key one came late in the third quarter after Cleveland cut the deficit to four points. An off-balance KD flicked the ball up while falling backward and being fouled by Love and got a lucky bounce for a three-point play 7:04 before halftime just after Love had hit a 3 on the other end.

The first two games have shown a stark difference in depth.

James was equally spectacular with his own triple-double of 29 points, 14 assists and 11 rebounds, but yet again didn't get almost enough help to keep up with the Warriors' depth.

With the win, the Warriors set an National Basketball Association record for most consecutive playoff victories at 14.

"It's human nature to let your guard down, human nature, 2-0, everybody in the world 'It's over, it's over, '" Livingston said.

"We have not lost, so that's a good indication it was not a distraction", Kerr said.

"We're anxious about the series right now", he told reporters. "We need him to".

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