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Warriors Stomp Cavaliers In Game 1 Of The NBA Finals

The game's biggest drama happened when a player was accidentally hit in the nuts.

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The most tension in the game came in the third quarter, when Matthew Dellavedova accidentally hit Warriors' Andre Igoudala in the nuts, which is emerging as a common theme during this year's NBA playoffs.

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The Cavaliers were able to briefly put pressure on the Warriors in the third quarter, which led to Warriors coach Steve Kerr shattering his coaching whiteboard with his bare fist.

Steve Kerr is a tad bit upset. #NBAFinals

LeBron James was given help during Game 1 by teammates Kyrie Irving and Kevin Love, who were out with injuries during the 2015 Finals. Irving was the Cavaliers' leading scorer, finishing the game with 26 points.

It was the Warriors' bench that brought the sustained heat against the Cavs Thursday night. Warriors point guard Shaun Livingston was the team's leading scorer with 20 points.

Lindsey Adler is a sports reporter for BuzzFeed News and is based in New York.

Contact Lindsey Adler at lindsey.adler@buzzfeed.com.

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