You see it all the time on sport's biggest stages.
Contrary to the way the game is played during the regular season, the NBA Finals can often be refereed a different way with the spotlight shining down so bright. Refs will let the fouls go, be quicker to issue technical fouls for guys who are 'showing them up', and even allow them to bang down low in the post.
All of that favors a Cleveland time that thrives on contact and physicality. With LeBron, Love, Tristan, and all the big guys the Cavaliers have, the Warriors could have a tough time matching up when the whistles stop coming.
Colin Cowherd explains all of this in the audio below.