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Cavs hold off Warriors comeback to win Game 3 of NBA finals

Steph Curry and the Golden State Warriors roared back in the fourth quarter of Game 3 of the NBA finals in Cleveland, but LeBron James and the Cavs held on, winning 96-91. The Cavs now lead the series, 2 games to 1. James scored 40 points and had 12 rebounds and 8 assists. "I'm just trying to do whatever it takes to help our team win," he said after the game. "It's the finals, and it's whatever it takes. This is a totally different challenge."

Curry had 27 points in the game, 17 of them in the last quarter and many of those in the game's final minutes. Game 4 is in Cleveland on Thursday.