By Duane Rohrbacher
If you closely follow the four NBA Finals played between the Golden State Warriors and Cleveland Cavaliers, it’s easy to break down the outcomes into four simple plays. These plays shifted momentum for the entire series, and without these four plays, the outcomes could be completely different.
In this hypothetical world, four plays stick out: Cleveland Cavaliers point guard Kyrie Irving banging his knee against Golden State Warriors shooting guard Klay Thompson in overtime of Game 1 the 2015 NBA Finals.
Warriors forward Draymond Green hitting Cavs superstar LeBron James below the belt in Game 4 of the 2016 NBA Finals. Cavs sharpshooter Kyle Korver missing a wide open three in Game 3 of the 2017 NBA...