NBA Finals: 5 reasons why Warriors will win Game 7

OAKLAND, CA - APRIL 13: Stephen Curry
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Shaun Livingston, Cleveland Cavaliers, Golden State Warriors, Andre Iguodala
June 2, 2016; Oakland, CA, USA; Golden State Warriors forward Andre Iguodala (9) celebrates with guard Shaun Livingston (34) his three point basket scored against Cleveland Cavaliers during the second half in game one of the NBA Finals at Oracle Arena. Mandatory Credit: Bob Donnan-USA TODAY Sports /

3. Warriors role players will step up

The biggest reason for the Warriors’ success has been how deep and how healthy they have been. The role players are starting to get picked off as the season drags on but with one game on the line, whose role players are you betting on, the Warriors or the Cavaliers?

Shaun Livingston shot 59-percent and averaged 9.4 points per game off of the bench through the first five games. In Game 6 he was 1-for-6 with three points, his worst game of the series. No doubt he will come back efficiently in Game 7 and lead the offense, as well as create for Steph Curry.

Harrison Barnes, Andre Iguodala, Marreese Speights and Festus Ezeli have all had their ups and their downs for a variety of reasons in the series, but in a Game 7 and at home they are still more viable than players such as J.R. Smith, Richard Jefferson, Dahntay Jones and Iman Shumpert. That is not to mention Barbosa who has been nothing but consistent for the Warriors this series.

In a Game 7 scenario the deeper team should usually be able to gut it out, and whichever of their plethora of role players steps up it will be nothing but expected.

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