Warriors MVP duo of KD-Curry take charge to send Cavaliers to fourth straight loss
Steph Curry and the Warriors sweep the season series against the Cavaliers. AP

THE Golden State Warriors rallied in the third to take control and held on to beat the Cavaliers, 118-108, on Monday in Cleveland (Tuesday, Manila time).

The MVP duo of Steph Curry and Kevin Durant showed the way as the Warriors outplayed the Cavaliers, 36-27, in the third en route to their third straight win.

The Cavaliers led 44-35 early in the second and were still ahead by seven at halftime before the Warriors used a second half surge to take control.

Durant finished with 32 points on 9 of 16 shooting, while Curry scored 23, going 8 for 15, as the Warriors notched their 36th victory in 45 outings.

Klay Thompson added 17 and Draymond Green delivered 11 points.

The Cavaliers absorbed their fourth straight loss and now hold a 26-17 record.

LeBron James had 32 points on 12 of 18 shooting, while Isaiah Thomas delivered 19 points in 32 minutes of action.

Kevin Love came up with 17 markers, making 5 of 9 field goal attempts including 3 of 5 from beyond the arc, and Dwyane Wade chipped in with 10 points off the bench.

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