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Kevin Durant leads Warriors to NBA Finals Game 1 win

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By Euronews
Kevin Durant leads Warriors to NBA Finals Game 1 win

<p>Playing in his first Finals game for the Golden State Warriors, Kevin Durant made waves from the second he stepped out onto the court. A string of dunks and quick finishes saw him score 23 points against defending champions the Cleveland Cavaliers in the first half alone.</p> <p>It was a highly anticipated match, with a first quarter that see-sawed between the two teams. Le Bron James put the Cavaliers ahead with a dunk, then managed to make up a points deficit in the second quarter.</p> <p>But then their defence started to struggle against the top-seeded Warriors. They went on to hurt themselves with 20 turnovers on the night, tying an <span class="caps">NBA</span> record. </p> <p>Durant finished with 38 points, eight rebounds and eight assists, helping the Warriors through to win 113 to 91.</p> <p>Durant sunk a three-pointer as soon as the second half started.</p>