The Warriors’ bench outscored the Cavaliers’ bench 45-10. It was the biggest point differential for the Warriors’ bench in a game this season. Their previous best differential was 17 points in Game 4 of the Western Conference semifinals against the Trail Blazers.
In fact, Elias Sports Bureau research shows that the plus-35 differential was the largest in a Finals game in the past 50 years. Shaun Livingston scored a playoff career-high 20 points on 8-of-10 shooting. He was 13-of-36 from the field (36 percent) in the Western Conference finals against the Thunder.
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