Kyrie Irving locked up Stephen Curry with a steal and recording a career-first stat line as the Brooklyn Nets defeated the Golden State Warriors 103-91 on Sunday night. With the victory, the Nets reach the second round of the playoffs for the first time in their history.
Irving had a career-high 28 points on 11-of-19 shooting, including 8-of-10 from downtown, and seven rebounds, four assists, and two steals in 38 minutes of play. He was also the only player in the game with at least 20 points, 10 rebounds, five assists, and two steals.
Curry was named the NBA Finals MVP after leading the Warriors to their third championship in four seasons and fourth in total. He finished with 38 points on 22-of-35 shooting, 10 rebounds, five assists, two steals, and two blocks.