Déjà vu: Kyrie Irving's Clutch Olympics' Shot Gave Draymond Green a Painful Flashback of the NBA Finals

Déjà vu: Kyrie Irving's Clutch Olympics' Shot Gave Draymond Green a Painful Flashback of the NBA Finals

Here's what the Warriors' All-Star had to say about it.

Published August 11th

The Golden State Warriors still feel the sting over coughing up a 3-1 NBA Finals lead to lose the championship to the Cleveland Cavaliers this past June.

It doesn't help that Kyrie Irving gave his USA teammate Draymond Green a painful flashback to those Finals while in Rio de Janeiro during Olympic hoop action Wednesday.

That's when Irving hit a clutch 3-pointer to help lift Team USA to a 98-88 victory over Australia. And the trey was mighty similar to what turned out to be the winning three that Irving drained in Game 7 of the Finals, giving the Cavs a dramatic title win over Green's Warriors.

In fact, Draymond didn't hesitate to take to his Snapchat and let Kyrie know that the shot triggered some painful reminders of the Finals a little bit too soon for his liking.

In case ya'll forgot about the huge three that Kyrie hit over back-to-back MVP Stephen Curry in Game 7 ...

We feel you, Draymond.

Hey, look at it like this, though. You guys are teammates this time.

That and with the addition of Kevin Durant, the Warriors have a great chance of exacting revenge on LeBron James, Irving and the Cavs next year.

Written by Evelyn Diaz

(Photo from left: Mike Ehrmann/Getty Images, Phil Walter/Getty Images)

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