LeBron James and Kevin Durant, arguably the two best players in today's NBA, exchanged words with each other in the third quarter of Friday's Game 4 of the NBA Finals before the Cleveland Cavaliers finished their 137-116 victory.
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Kevin Love fouled Durant, who then argued to the officials he was hit in the head for a flagrant. James appeared to take umbrage with Durant discussing things with the refs, leading to the exchange.
Dave McMenamin of ESPN noted they received double technicals, while Love was charged with a flagrant one.
There was likely plenty of frustration on both sides. James' Cavaliers entered Friday's contest trailing 3-0 in the Finals and facing a daunting challenge against the mighty Warriors, but Durant's side was overwhelmed in the first half.
Cleveland poured in 86 points in the opening two quarters, setting itself up in position to eventually pull within 3-1 and start recollections of last year's Finals when it overcame such a deficit.
James and Durant were frustrated with each other, but it hasn't impacted their play. James is averaging a triple-double for the Finals, while Durant has scored more than 30 points in every contest of the series.