Both Teams Played Hard: 2017 NBA Finals Game 3 Breakdown

Game 3 brought the intensity and end-of-game drama that fans have been longing for in the 2017 NBA Finals. However, after watching a six-point lead wilt away, the series is likely over for the Cleveland Cavaliers.

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After months of build-up, hype and anticipation, Game 3 of the 2017 NBA Finals brought the tightly contested, back-and-forth affair that was expected when the Cleveland Cavaliers and Golden State Warriors advanced to play each other for the championship. Following two blowouts by the Warriors, the Cavaliers put their best foot forward in an effort to protect their home court.

Ultimately, Golden State found a way to steal a game on the road.