Here is how Kevin Durant says he knows why the Warriors is a great team. “It makes you a great team when everyone is coming after us. It makes us better.” For the record, Kevin Durant won his second back-to-back MVP award. When Kevin Durant torched the Cavs for 43 points in game 3 to lift the Warriors to a 111-85 triumph. The only Warriors finals lost in the last four years came in 2016 because of the stellar play of LeBron James.