SI's Best Pictures From Golden State's 108-100 victory over Cleveland
Photographers John W. McDonough and Greg Nelson were on the scene for SI, along with a soldout crowd of 19,596 at ORACLE Arena in Oakland.
The Warriors had a chance to win the game in regulation but Kyrie Irving made a quick recovery after Steph Curry dribbled by him and caught up in time to block a would-be layup. (Click here for full-size version of the gallery that appears below.)
GALLERY: SI'S BEST PHOTOS FROM GAME 1 OF THE NBA FINALS