Stephen Curry scored 11 points on 4-15 shooting, while Klay Thompson scored 9 points on 4-12 shooting, and the Warriors won 104-89. If someone would have predicted that before Game 1 they’d have been called crazy; but that’s exactly what happened.

I wrote in yesterday’s article about the advantage that Golden States bench would give them against the Cav’s. We saw it in last year’s Finals matchup as well. A series that saw unlikely hero Andre Iguodala getting the Finals MVP. Last night it was Shaun Livingston who took it upon himself to fill the void left by Klay and Curry’s lackluster performances.

Livingston has been a key player off of the Warriors bench all season long, but no performance of his has been bigger than last night’s. He scored a playoff career high of 20 points shooting 8-10 from the field.

The Warriors bench outscored Cleveland’s bench 45-10, clearly making the biggest difference in the game. Not to be forgotten Barbosa scored 11 points on 5-5 shooting, and Iggy pitched in 12. The Warriors do indeed have strength in numbers.

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