He contributed 39 points, seven rebounds and five assists in the 129-120 game-five title clincher, claiming his first National Basketball Association title as the Warriors' won their second in three seasons.
LeBron James led the Cavaliers with 41 points, 13 rebounds and eight assists but it proved in vain as the home team came out on top. With Miami, James beat Durant and the Thunder in the Finals in 2012.
For James, already a three-times champion, the loss puts him in rare company as only the fourth player to come up short in five NBA Finals.
Golden State WarriorsKevin Durant says he couldn't sleep for two days before game five of the NBA Finals.
Curry, who laced up a mostly white pair of the Under ArmourCurry 4 on Monday, scored 34 points on 10-of-20 shooting.
At the end, the gutted Cavaliers gathered in the locker room and emotions took over.
MVP Durant, Curry lead Warriors to NBA title
Rookie Patrick McCaw had a couple of deft scoring plays (and an all-time wtf foul when Kyrie Irving tripped on his own get at me). James above all would not let them and nearly inexplicably, the Cavs were within five points, 98-93, entering the fourth quarter.
Batman Adam West Dies At 88
After " Batman " went off the air in 1968, West continued to work in TV, appearing in "Laverne & Shirley" and "Fantasy Island". In 1986, he starred as the police captain in the 1986 NBC sitcom "The Last Precinct", but the series was quickly canceled.
HBO dévoile de nouvelles images de Game of Thrones saison 7
De son côté, l'armée des Marcheurs blancs dirigée par le Night King se dirige vers le Sud, bien décidée à conquérir le monde. Et à l'approche de sa diffusion, cette nouvelle batterie d'épisodes se dévoile dans une série d'images inédites.
James scored 41 points to lead Cleveland. The reigning NBA Coach of the Year returned for Game 2 of the Finals following a six-week absence from the bench.
J.R. Smith hit another 3-pointer and LeBron James scored on a hard putback to help Cleveland cut a deficit that was 17 in the second quarter to eight, 86-77, with five minutes to play in the third quarter. That was Durant's first Finals. Early in the second half, the Cavaliers managed to narrow the Warriors lead, but were never able to draw level. I thought we played well, got better each game, but against good teams you can't give away games like Game 3 at home and then expect to come here and win in a hostile environment.
Golden State Warriors won their second NBA Championship in three years.
"Well, it's a two-sided question because for me personally - I don't know", James said.
That's when tensions and emotions bubbled over after a heated rebound battle, leading to a face-to-face confrontation between Golden State'sDavid West and Cleveland'sTristan Thompson. Two courtside seats reportedly went for $133 000 on the resale market while other pairs of seats went for $82 000 and $90 000. Kyrie Irving added 26 points and J.R. Smith chipped in with 25.
Kevin Love is scoreless for the Cavs, who have turned it over 11 times. His rim-rattling tomahawk slam in the second quarter ignited Oracle arena and kicked off a game-changing 30-8 scoring run. So for me personally I have no reason to put my head down.
Kerr didn't like his team's energy heading into the game. And understanding how things work, not only just in the game, but off the court, things that matter, just taking care of your body, understanding the magnitude of what the goal is at hand and what steps it takes in order to achieve that goal.
He's a "scrappy entrepreneur", she said during the call, but one who needed to bring "changes in himself and in the way he leads". Kalanick co-founded Uber in 2009 and has come to personify its hard-charging approach to growing its business around the world.
The Average Volume of the company is 6.75 Million, while the Volume of the company in the last trading session was 4.29 Billion. The stock presently has a consensus rating of "Hold" and an average price target of €16.42 ($18.45).
Afghan security forces accused the Taliban-affiliated Haqqani network of being behind the attack, complicating today's talks. He said Taliban-sponsored terrorism is creating a platform that brings terrorists from all over the region to Afghanistan .
Monday's loss denied the Cavaliers a chance to repeat as champions and for LeBron James to get his fourth championship ring. They marched through all contenders and met up again with the Cavs and superhuman LeBron James.
Celui-ci indique qu'un agent de joueur n'a pas le droit d'être ni actionnaire d'un club ni d'être l'un des dirigeants. Je ne suis pas procédurier, mais il est normal de poser des questions sur quelque chose qui me semble très flou.
He told lawmakers previously at his January confirmation hearing that he had not met with Russians during the campaign. Sessions could be asked about that part of Comey's testimony, as well as his role in Comey's firing last month .
Immelt, 61, will remain chairman through his retirement on December 31, following which Flannery will take over as chairman. The shares have fallen 12 percent this year, compared with an 8.6 percent gain for the Standard & Poor's 500 Index.
Seul député de droite du département, l'UDI Jean-Christophe Lagarde est défié par son ancienne adjointe, qui a rallié REM. Le PCF tire néanmoins son épingle du jeu avec deux de ses candidates en tête, Clémentine Autain et Marie-George Buffet.
John Flannery named GE's Chief Executive
On Monday, GE reached a deal with USA regulators to win approval of its purchase of oilfield service giant Baker Hughes. Flannery said he wanted to have a "deep review" of the company business by business over the next few months.
Qatar navigates blockade by implementing new Oman route
Qatari officials met Monday with Ethiopia's prime minister and Saudi officials visited the Ethiopian capital over the weekend. Iran , Saudi Arabia's main regional rival, had announced yesterday that it had sent five planes carrying produce to Qatar.
Will the Warriors knock out the Cavaliers in Game 5 tonight?
The Warriors' All-Defensive forward Andre Iguodala could do nothing as James towered above him to slam home for the two points. Heading into Game Five, here are the plays of the series so far. "It would be a great night to get it done", Curry said.
Gulf air embargo only applies to Qatar companies: UAE
Analysts estimate that a political standoff between Qatar and other Arab states will cost the airline heavily. Iran has started sending fruit and vegetables to Qatar after Gulf nations cut trade links with the emirate.
Embattled Theresa May names new Cabinet as critics circle
May experienced a gradual slide during the campaign period, in which a wide gap between the Conservatives and Labour narrowed. That did not help May, who had overseen cuts in police numbers during six years in her previous job as interior minister.
Jeff Sessions to testify about dealings with Russian Officials
Sessions says that his decision stems from last week's testimony by fired Federal Bureau of Investigation director James Comey . That is a fairly generic reason for which there is no cause for it to be classified or discussed only in closed session .
Panama's ex-dictator dies at 83
After his downfall, Noriega served a 17-year drug sentence in the United States, then was sent to face charges in France. Noriega's death was announced late Monday by Panamanian President Juan Carlos Varela, who posted a message on Twitter.
Theresa May welcomes Arlene Foster to Downing Street
He added he was going to do what he thought was in the national interest, and that was to keep the Prime Minister in office. Ms Davidson said she had been given an assurance that gay rights would not be eroded in return for DUP support .