In a "do or die" situation Friday night, the Cleveland Cavaliers came out fired up at Quicken Loans Arena. The end result was a 137-116 rout of the Golden State Warriors, to prevent history on their home floor. It not only prevented the Warriors from celebrating a championship win in Cleveland but also kept the Cavs from being swept in the Finals. LeBron James and Kyrie Irving led the charge, while other players also came up big in a great shooting performance from the defending champs. Here's how the Cavs got the win on Friday night to stay alive in the NBA Finals.

Game 4 recap

The Cavaliers came out from the start of tonight's game and never really let up. Even though the Warriors kept fighting, the Cavs kept firing. The game also was the chippiest so far of the series, with physical play, technical fouls, near flagrant fouls, and a face-to-face between LeBron James and Kevin Durant. With emotions running high, it was still LeBron James and the Cavs' night.

With a 49-point performance in the first quarter, the Cavaliers set an NBA Finals record for most points in a quarter. They also held a 16-point lead over the Warriors at that point. The Cavs continued to win each quarter from then on, making sure that Golden State could never really get back into the game.

Lebron James achieved another triple-double, making for his fourth in NBA Finals history. He recorded 31 points, 10 rebounds, and 11 assists for tonight's win, and surpassed Magic Johnson for most triple-doubles on the all-time NBA Finals list. His teammate Kyrie Irving scored 40 points for a clutch elimination-game performance with 15-for-27 shooting and 7-of-12 three-pointers made.

Overall, the Cleveland Cavaliers shot 52.9 percent for the game including 53.3 percent from three-point range. They drained 24-of-45 shots attempted from long distance while also barely winning the battle of the boards by a 41-40 edge.

The game also featured plenty of heated moments including bodies hitting the floor and players getting in one another's faces.

A technical that had been called on Draymond Green in the first half, seemed to be mysteriously reversed when Green was called for a second technical in the second half, but not ejected. There was also a face-to-face confrontation between LeBron James and Kevin Durant, as well as a fan sitting in front court seats being ejected for getting too involved in trash talking the Warriors players.

For the losing side, Golden State shot 44.8 percent overall, but just 28.2 percent from three-point range. Stephen Curry and Klay Thompson had a combined 8-for-26 shooting performance and just 6-for-19 from three-point range. The duo combined for 27 points. Teammate Kevin Durant led all Warriors players with 35 points, while Draymond Green had 16 points and 14 rebounds.

When do they play next?

It now shifts back to Oakland for Game 5 of the NBA Finals. The Cleveland Cavaliers visit the Golden State Warriors on Monday night, with game time slated for 9 p.m. Eastern Time. ABC will carry the live telecast of the game around the country. Viewers in eight major cities can see a live streaming feed of the game online through ABC's live website. In addition, most cable and satellite subscribers should be able to watch live streaming coverage through the WatchESPN platform.