James jumped in the passing lanes to create defensive havoc, flipped passes around and got open.
Stephen Curry found his long-range touch and scored 38 points as the Warriors rebounded from a 30-point loss by beating the Cavs 108-97 in Game 4 and taking a commanding 3-1 lead in the series.The Larry O'Brien Trophy was flown cross-country to Oakland on Saturday to be handed out if the Warriors win."If you don't get up for that, there's something wrong with you," Thompson said. I've been fortunate to play there for five years and we really do have the best fans in the league.They probably won't have ever seemed as excited before as when we get to Monday."Warriors head coach Steve Kerr has told his players that Monday night's clinching-potential game will not be an easy task. I don't think we need any more of an edge, any more psychological advantage, anything like that."The game gives us all the motivation we need, and the biggest thing for us is to just tweak things a little bit here and there to try to get the right rotations on the floor at the right time.Afterward, sitting side by side on the podium, they offered back-and-forth shoutouts, with James noting of Irving, "It's probably one of the greatest performances I've ever seen live."Take that, haters.James has much more to say about these playoffs before he's done - and not with his mouth, even as the criticism came from all directions following his Game 4 tussle with Green and reaction to what he considered the Golden State forward's inappropriate words.