What you need to know about the NBA Finals between the Warriors and Cavs

NBA Finals: Warriors and Cavaliers slugged it out for the first time in four years on Monday night as the Warriors defeated the Cavaliers by a score of 106-100.

The Warriors have won six of their past seven games in the series, with Steph Curry leading the way with 22 points.

Kevin Durant scored a game-high 32 for the Cavaliers, who have won seven straight against the Warriors, and James Harden had a gamehigh 33 points.

Durant had 25 points in the first quarter, but Cleveland came out strong in the second half to put the game away with 12 straight points to open the fourth quarter.

Golden State went up 92-88 on a layup by Kevin Durant with 9:33 remaining, and the Warriors answered with four straight points in a span of 3:46.

The Cavs had 13 points off turnovers in the third quarter, and Golden State responded with six straight points.

That was the first of four times the Warriors outscored Cleveland in the quarter.

The Cavaliers went on to make a run in the fourth, scoring 16 points in six minutes.

The NBA Finals will take place Sunday at 7:30 p.m.

ET on ABC.

For the full recap of the Warriors-Cavaliers series, click here.

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