NBA Finals: Top 4 star players to watch out for in Golden State Warriors vs Cleveland Cavaliers
The 2017 NBA Finals between the defending champion Cleveland Cavaliers and the 2015 champion Golden State Warriors are the most star-studded Finals ever, with warriors leading 3-1. Below are the list of the experienced campaigners who can make an impact for their respective teams
1. Kevin Durant, Golden State Warriors
*KD is no stranger to the NBA's biggest stage, In 2012 he led the Thunder to the Finals in a losing effort against the Heat, he averaged 30.6 PPG in that season.
*In his debut season with the Warriors, Durant entered the Finals where he averaged 28 PPG on 60 percent shooting against the Spurs in the Western Conference finals.
*He is the third player in NBA history to score 25 points in his first seven NBA Finals appearances, joining Michael Jordan and Shaquille O'Neal.
2. LeBron James, Cleveland Cavaliers
*After passing Michael Jordan as the No. 1 all-time playoff scorer last month, LeBron James has now eclipsed him for third place on the all-time NBA Finals scoring list.
*The Cavs starboy is attempting to earn his fourth NBA Finals MVP award; Only Michael Jordan has more than three Finals MVP award (6 MVP Awards).
3. Andre Iguodala, Golden State Warriors
*The 2015 Finals MVP should be critical for the WarriorsâÂÂ,he has the capability to stop LeBron, or at least come as close to stopping him.
*He will be aiming for MVP recognition this year too – as warriors are leading 3-1 in the NBA finals.
4. Stephen Curry, Golden State Warriors
*Curry who was the finalist in the 2015 and won the title, but failed to grab the MVP award. Andre Iguodala was named Finals MVP, while Curry didn't receive a single vote in that season.
*In NBA Finals 2017, Curry entered the Finals averaging 28.6 PPG on 50.2 percent shooting from the field and 43.1 percent shooting from 3, all postseason career highs.
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