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Cleveland Cavaliers win first NBA title

Updated 1945 GMT (0345 HKT) March 31, 2017
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LeBron James, left, hugs Kevin Love after the Cleveland Cavaliers won Game 7 of the NBA Finals on Sunday, June 19. Cleveland defeated the Golden State Warriors 93-89 for the first championship in franchise history. It is also the city of Cleveland's first major sports title since 1964. Ezra Shaw/Getty Images North America/Getty Images
James lifts the Larry O'Brien Trophy during the postgame celebrations. James finished with a triple-double -- 27 points, 11 rebounds and 11 assists -- and was named Finals MVP. It is the third NBA title of his career. James also won two championships with the Miami Heat. Ronald Martinez/Getty Images
Cleveland's Kyrie Irving hits a clutch 3-pointer late in the fourth quarter. He finished with 26 points. Ronald Martinez/Getty Images
James comes up with a key block of Andre Iguodala just before Irving's 3-pointer. The game was tied at the time. Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images
Golden State star Stephen Curry, the league's MVP this season, finished with 17 points and was 4-of-14 from 3-point range. Ezra Shaw/Getty Images
James is defended by Draymond Green in the second half. Marcio Jose Sanchez/AP
Cleveland head coach Tyronn Lue talks to referee Mike Callahan in the second half. Lue took over the job midseason after David Blatt was fired. Eric Risberg/AP
James and Curry are separated by Green and Iman Shumpert during a first-half skirmish. Marcio Jose Sanchez/AP
Golden State head coach Steve Kerr reacts to a play in the first half. The Warriors won an NBA record 73 games during the regular season. Ezra Shaw/Getty Images
Curry flexes after he was fouled on a made shot in the first half. Ezra Shaw/Getty Images
Iguodala defends James. Ezra Shaw/Getty Images
Warriors forward Harrison Barnes tries to drive past Cavaliers center Tristan Thompson, left, and guard J.R. Smith. Marcio Jose Sanchez/AP
James throws down a monster dunk in the first half. Marcio Jose Sanchez/AP
Love is defended by Curry and Anderson Varejao in the first half. Marcio Jose Sanchez/AP