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the mummy. rated pg-13. the opportunity is right there. but we haven't won a game three on the road in cleveland before. >> pound the chest. beat the best. >> mike: kcurry gets inside. and the foul. klay thompson, lighting it up. irving spins, drive, lay-up -- oh. sensational move. irving, to the basket -- lay-up, puts it in! some spectacular individual performances, again, incredible shot-making here in game three. kyrie irving and lebron james have given the cavaliers just a one-point lead. remember, game three in 2015 in the finals, cavs with a wire to wire win. last year, game three in the finals, cavs won by 30. they are desperate for the victory tonight, as a foul call on steph curry on the entry pass.
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only the second team foul. >> jeff: all those back screens are very difficult not to switch. >> mike: third foul on steph curry. i meant, obviously, golden state now in the penalty, my mistake. that's their fifth team foul. >> mark: you're right, those back screens, because there's shooters on the floor. same offense that the warriors run so effectively. they put you in a tough predicament. >> mike: 38, eight assists, eight rebounds. >> jeff: for them to finish it off, it going to have to be lebron james at the free-throw line and in the paint. >> mike: steph curry.
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gets away from korver. fakes. still dribbling. shot clock at seven. back up top, durant. durant on the drive. finds inside to iguodala -- lay-up won't go. poked away. picked up by cleveland. somebody got a piece of it. james to irving. >> mark: you have to get the basketball, make a play. >> mike: james drives on thompson, lay-up, missed it. here comes durant. and durant fouled by irving. that's his fourth. the cavs not in the penalty. >> mark: good offense by the warriors. unselfish play by kevin durant. wide open shot for iguodala. how about love and james not giving up on the play? that's championship effort. >> jeff: and i think iguodala's going to stop trying to make
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get excited world. hello moto. moto is here. the moto z with moto mods. get 50% off moto z" droid or moto z™ force droid. >> mike: espn's 30 for 30 takes you on a trip into nba history. celtics/lakers, best of enemies. kron kms the rivalry between the two storied franchises, culminating in their epic '80s battles. that's tuesday at 8:00 eastern. 3:43 remaining. lebron james and the cavs down 0-2. they've been hearing the word sweep. lots of people have talked about it, after golden state dominated the first two games. right now, clinging to a three-point lead. thompson. fires a three -- korver has
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given tyronn lue some very good minutes. irving. crossover. head fake. back out to korver. durant is on irving. james splits the defense, kicks it out. j.r. smith for three -- bang! >> jeff: can you believe that pass? across his body on target. >> mike: durant tries to answer. comes up short. rebound, james. it's bedlam here in cleveland. >> mark: coach, they're doing a better job controlling the pace all game long. you don't have anything, run your offense. >> mike: irving shut off initially by curry. five on the 24. smith finds some room. throws up another -- rebound, tipped and taken by james.
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his tenth rebound. drives inside, finds love -- lost the handle. picked up by green. >> jeff: this is where you have to convert. >> mike: curry down the lane and finishes. and it's back to four, with 2:19 remaining. under two to play. irving. razzle dazzle again. scoop lay-up -- just falls off. gets the rebound! and they get a new 24. an electrifying performance from kyrie irving. even when he misses.
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james falling away -- durant pulls it down. and kevin love's shaken up. slow to get up. durant drives -- and he's fouled on his way to the basket. love limping, still in the back court. after that last exchange. love with 13 rebounds, six steals. looks like he landed on one of the warriors feet. grabbed that right leg. >> mark: i like the substitution, mike, bringing in tristan thompson right now, for defensive purposes. you need a stop. >> mike: steve kerr calls time-out. we'll take a break. warriors ball, down four, 1:24 remaining. owowown... look, there's pizza man with cheesy bites pizza... thanks.
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>> mark: lebron james. witnessing greatness. foot on the gas pedal. attacking early. big-time finish. gets it going. wide open jump shot. knockdown. making plays in the half court set. the drive-by with the finish. not just for himself, but the great ones make other guys better. puts j.r. smith in position to knock down the jump shot. james putting on a clinic. >> mike: he's played all but 2:30. and there you see the time-outs remaining. each team with multiple time-outs. neither team with a foul to give now. james guarding durant. thompson on the switch. durant drives. gifts a great look and finishes. >> jeff: just too easy after the switch. >> mike: and now tyronn lue will use one of his two time-outs with 1:15 remaining as it's back to two. 26 points for kevin durant.
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>> jeff: well, they got the switch they want. tristan thompson isn't square on the ball. durant would rather go to his left here. that's too big a gap and too easy for the great durant. we, the device loving people want more than just unlimited data. we want unlimited entertainment. so we can stream unlimited action. watch unlimited robots. watch unlimited romance. if you are into that. but we also want more like... unlimited hbo. can i stop dying now mark? no can't do mi amigo. it's unlimited. besides you are really good at it james. don't settle for any unlimited data plan. only the at&t unlimited plus plan comes with hbo included at no extra charge.
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>> mike: kevin durant, obviously, excelling on the nba's biggest stage. he did it with okc, though they lost in five games. he has been magnificent in these finals, as well. his team, down by two. coming up on a minute remaining. cavs have just one time-out left now. james with eight to shoot. james pulls back. drives again. kicks it out, korver.
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corner three. can't get it to fall. rebound, durant. >> jeff: incredible opportunity. >> mike: durant for three -- it's good. kevin durant from downtown. and golden state takes the lead. >> jeff: they should get a two for one here. >> mike: irving guarded by klay thompson. one-on-one. irving. pucks back. steps back, three-pointer -- off the rim. won't go. rebound by steph curry. there's only about a second and a half difference between shot clock and game clock. >> mark: you have to double and force him to get rid of the basketball and then foul. >> jeff: they have to foul green. >> mike: durant has it. and there's the foul. kevin durant, a great free throw shooter. and suddenly, this building, stunned by a quick turn of events. the three-pointer from durant. >> jeff: that's bad basketball right there. kevin durant, though, so gifted. comes down and just pucks up and
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knocks it in, but at the other end, they had to get the two for one and then they had to foul the moment it hit draymond green's hands. >> mike: durant, 88% from the line in the playoffs. and the first one rattles around and drops through. two-point game. cleveland still has one time-out left. >> mark: i thought the cavs did a poor job not going for a quick two for one with the opportunity. instead, stretched the entire clock. >> mike: durant, 13 points in the quarter. now 31 for the game. > when we return.
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>> mike: 12.9 seconds remaining. kevin durant. look at those numbers here in these nba finals. and a big fourth quarter to give golden state the three-point lead. all right, guys, here's the strategy again, three-point game. do you even let cleveland attempt a three-point shot and at what point, if you want to, do you foul? >> mark: to me, i do not. i'm looking to foul initially. not allowing them to take a three. and if you're the cavs, you don't have to settle for a three. >> jeff: it's interesting. kyle korver, out of the game on this possession. >> mike: love to inbound. finds james. james blocked by iguodala. ball loose -- touched out of bounds by james and it's golden
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state ball with 10.4 remaining. >> mark: actually james got away with contact on the strip by iguodala. the best hands in the business, if you ask me, and iguodala. >> mike: and curry is fouled. >> jeff: they would have been better off if that foul had been called on james, because it was against iguodala. >> mike: iguodala, the nba finals mvp, because of his defense on lebron james, makes the defensive play of the game right there. and steph curry will go to the free throw. curry, who has made his last 30 free throws in these playoffs. again, cleveland, as curry hits that, cavaliers are out of time-outs. >> jeff: mike, this game came down -- cleveland got a lot of good looks from three, only shot 12 for 43.
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>> mike: curry. remains perfect at the line. 9.6 remaining. 11 straight points now for golden state. smith poked away, picked up by durant. gotten back. wild shot -- and that will do it with 1.5 remaining, all golden state has to do is inbound. what a stunning turnaround in the final couple of minutes. cleveland had a seven-point lead here in the fourth, but golden state stays perfect. a crushing loss for the cavs. as the warriors take a 3-0 lead in these finals. last three minutes and ten seconds, 11-0 run for golden state. and they are now 15-0 in the 2017 postseason. kevin durant, magnificent. 14 of his 31 in the fourth quarter.
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and that huge three-pointer. he's with doris. >> doris: kevin, the defending champs threw their best punch in what was a must-win, but you guys scored the final 10 or 11 points, so, take me through the poise it took to win this one. >> well, we -- first quarter, we were up eight points, seven points and we -- we were excited about that, because we knew -- we watched film of last year's team, they came out and blitzed them early. we wanted to stay around. we knew they were going to bring a lot of energy. third quarter, they blitzed us. we settled down and we got stops when we needed them. >> doris: can you tell us how you walk to confidently into the three when you're down in a finals game on the line? >> i was looking at the bottom of the net and i seen he was planting his heels behind the three-point line and i've been working on that shot my whole life and, you know, for that one to go in, you know, that was liberating right there, man. so, we got one more win. we have to keep going.
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>> doris: what is it like as a teammate to watch klay thompson break out? >> we're just excited for everybody right now. we want everybody to do well. we know we can't win this thing unless we do it together, so klay was huge. we going to need that in game four, if we want to close this thing out. >> doris: kevin, perhaps the best attribute of this team is the sunselfish nature from it. where does it stem from? >> we practice it every day. coach talks about it. in the third quarter, we went a few possessions without moving the ball. he chewed us out. we just try to go out there and move the ball in the fourth and we got some stops and was able to make some threes. >> doris: thank you for not correcting my math mistake tonight. mike? >> mike: doris, 38 in game one, 33 in game two and 31 here tonight. as golden state takes a commanding 3-0 lead and now the cavaliers in a position that no team has wiever carawled out of.
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and the fans in oakland at oracle arena watching game three on the big screen celebrating as their team stays perfect in the postseason, including on the road. so, now, we've got game four back here in cleveland on friday night. we'll have it for you on abc. "nba countdown" kicks off our coverage, 8:30 eastern. tipoff shortly after 9:00. golden state will go for history, and try and become the first team ever to be perfect throughout an nba playoffs. final score, 118-113. "sportscenter" currently airing on espn. we'll have full postgame coverage. for producer tim corrigan, director jimmy moore, jeff van gundy, mark jackson and doris burke and our entire abc crew, mike breen saying thanks so much for watching here on abc, home of the nba finals.
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four. three, two. one. >> dubs and cavs. game four, friday at 9:00 e.t. on abc.
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>> "action news," delaware valleys leading news program with jim gardner. ♪ ♪ >> it happened in an instant, a child is walking by train tracks with friends in southwest philadelphia today and suddenly she's pulled under the train and
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dragged two blocks. she's now hospitalized. wednesday night. jim is off. i'm monica malpass. a girl is recovering after losing one leg and another severely damaged by a train. her friends and family are devastated. >> annie mccormick has more. >> we heard the screaming. >> the screaming came from the train tracks just before 2:00 this afternoon, an 11-year-old girl running along the side of the train with three friends lost her balance. >> she grabbed the train and her legs went under the train one severed and the other damaged. >> the girls were reaching out to touch the train. the train dragged the young girl a hundred feet. traumatized, the girl's friends stayed along the scene.
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>> another girl was playing with them earlier but her daughter left before the accident. >> i can't believe this happened to her. she's very sweet. for this to yo occur, i'm tryino grasp it. >> detectives are calling this a tragic accident at this point. >> it's an unfortunate situation. >> the little girl goes to richard alan, a southwest philadelphia charter school. they are aware of the accident. they have no comment. annie mccormick, channel6 "action news." >> a good samaritan in south jersey is being called a hero after stopping a robbery at a wawas. a masked man entered and demanded the employees get down. he was probably not expecting a
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fight. the hero wanted to be known as daryl and didn't want to see his face. >> i don't advise people to do what i did, but you have to look out for your community. the lord put me in the store at that time to break up the robbery, save someone if possible. >> daryl ended up with cuts and bruises, but is otherwise okay. turns out the gun was not loaded. police arrived and were able to nab the suspect in the parking lot. he's identified as alexander ray. >> jurors in the bill cosby trial have heard from the accuser andrea con stan and her mother about what happened before during and after the sexual assault. day three focuses on the phone calls. why con stan called cosby 53 times after she says the comedian drugged and sexual assaulted her.
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the temple basketball manager says she was a professional returning an important trustee's call on her cellphone. can stan remained calm and polite as cosby's attorneys tried to pick apart inconsistencies in her story. then her mother took the stand saying cosby admitted giving con stan pills. he called himself sick. cosby maintains the sexual encounter was consensual. >> breaking news tonight t th, e pennsylvania bill allows 40,000 slot machine video terminal in bars, bowling allies and truck stops and would authorize online
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gambling and lottery playing. opponents say the bill was rushed through and didn't have a chance to read it. >> governor wolf avoided giving his position only saying he's committed to reaching a consensus. >> three people were taken into connection today in connection with an undercover drug investigation at a chipolte in wayne. the bust was in the parking lot on 300 block of lancaster avenue. investigators discovered a toilet in the restaurant loaded with drug paraphernalia and drugs. a vigil was held tonight for a kindergartner fighting for his life after being shot in wilmington. friends and family gather to say prayers for the six-year-old shot in the car with his mom
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yesterday. christie ileto is there. >> the city's mayor and extended family members prayed around the intersection where the six-year-old deshawn was shot the day earlier. >> i'm praying for him. i know it's in god's hands. >> there is a child struggling to live. >> deshawn's friends and family we want for the kindergartner that just finished his last day of kindergarten. >> pots, who remains at his son's bedside say he is a fighter. >> family members are begging the community to step up. >> put down the thing you call snitching. it's not snitching. >> what do you think needs to happen to break that?
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>> people need to be more responsible. >> i don't know if it's gangs or narcotic related. >> retaliatory shooting? >> i believe so. >> with innocent deshawn caught in the crossfire. >> i hope they found them. >> if you have been counting, there have been a hundred shootings in the city so far this year. police are searching for the gunman. they have some leads. anyone with information is asked to contact detectives. christie ileto, "action news." >> police responded to what is believed to be a murder-suicide. late tonight the coroner identified the deceased as 35-year-old kelsey and brian tompson. the couple were parents of young
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daughters. >> police stepped up their visible presence in center city and deployed a camera man to monitor what is going on with teenagers when school lets out. philadelphia police say one of the jiewf niles seen in this viral video of a mentally challenged man being attacked was also involved in an assault on a principal last week. that happened memorial day in germantown. the principal of fiddler academic school was attacked trying to break up a fight. two 15-year-olds were charged in that assault. no charges were filed in the first incident. >> all eyes are on washington d.c. tomorrow morning where james comey will be grilled by
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senators on whether the president tried to get in the way of the fbi russia probe. we are learning what he will say. sarah bloomquist is covering it from capitol hill. >> former fbi director james comey will paint a picture of a president obsessed with him. he describes it uncomfortable one-on-one dinner at the white house december 27. the president said i need loyalty. >> we looked at each other in silence. people tell the committee that the president pressed him to back off the russia investigation and michael flynn forced to resign. he will recount an unusual phone call from the president march 30th when the president called the investigation a
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cloud. he said he had nothing to do with russia. he was assumed he was recorded in russia. he asked what we could do to lift the cloud. tough questions for the top official who refused to answer if trump asked them to intervene adding -- >> i have never been directed to do anything i believe to be immoral, unethical or inappropriate. >> we spoke with representatives both sides of the aisle about comey's upcoming testimony. >> i believe this kind of hearing is more of a show. i believe the mueller investigation will be the way they get to the facts. >> i would like to hear how far did trump's asking go? what else if anything the president in the white house did to obstruct the fbi investigation. >> comey's hearing is set for
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10:00 tomorrow morning. i'm sarah bloomquist, "action news." >> that starts at 10:00 a.m. join sarah bloomquist for more live reports throughout the day on "action news." >> chris christie's lawyer during bridgegate is trump's pick to lead the fbi. christopher ray served in the bush administration and investigated enron. reaction has been mostly positive with supporters saying he has strong credentials and vast experience. the senate has to approve him. >> parents in camden county received a hard lesson in how to spot drug use in their children. just like in an "actio "action " special report las

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