Cavaliers vs. Warriors: Score and Twitter Reaction from Christmas Day 2015

December 25th, 2015 by Alec Nathan Leave a reply »

In a defensive struggle that resembled several of last season's championship tilts, the Golden State Warriors captured an 89-83 Christmas Day win over the Cleveland Cavaliers at Oracle Arena.  

The defending champions improved to 14-0 at home and have now ripped off four straight wins since losing to the Milwaukee Bucks on Dec. 12. At 28-1, the Warriors own the best record in NBA history through 29 games, per ESPN Stats & Info. 

On a day when Stephen Curry struggled to the tune of 19 points on 6-of-15 shooting while being nagged by a calf injury, Draymond Green and Shaun Livingston stepped up in a big way. 

Green was far and away Golden State's most reliable player, and he finished with team-highs of 22 points, 15 rebounds and seven assists. Livingston, meanwhile, poured in a season-high 16 points on 8-of-9 shooting off the bench. 

While both sides found buckets hard to come by, the Cavaliers couldn't get much going if shots weren't flying off LeBron James' hands. James finished with 25 points and nine rebo ...

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