Midway through the third quarter of last night’s NBA Finals series opener, a perfect example of just how frightening the Golden State Warriors can be was found.
The Cleveland Cavaliers, after struggling to keep up to that point in the game, had come storming back. A 14-point deficit was turned into a one-point lead. Suddenly, all the talk about how things would be different with a fully healthy Cavs team was starting to come into fruition, and Cleveland fans began thinking about a championship drought finally coming to a close.
Said fans blinked, then found their team down 14 again.