Golden State Warriors fans go wild after NBA Championship win

Durant was lights out from three-point range in Game 5, making 5-of-8 attempts from long range on his way to 39 points, seven rebounds, and five assists in the Warriors' series clinching game. Across the bay, rowdy crowds gathered in Oakland intersections, including one were where fans cheering the championship made a circle to watch several men breakdance.

Warriors beat Cavs 129 -120 to win NBA title

Curry , who laced up a mostly white pair of the Under Armour Curry 4 on Monday, scored 34 points on 10-of-20 shooting. LeBron had a game-high 41 points, plus 13 rebounds and eight assists He averaged a triple-double for the series and carried the Cavaliers for long stretches.

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Last summer, Durant, who made a decision to leave the Oklahoma City Thunder in free agency, elected to join forces with another superstar in Stephen Curry as well as Draymond Green and Klay Thompson to make Golden State a super team , and the group was close to unstoppable in the regular season and postseason.

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This year, the Warriors didn't blow a 3-1 lead in the finals; they took it home to Oakland to win the series and cement their place as a team to be reckoned with. Okay, this done, another story wrapping up the final to do, the long San Francisco-Minneapolis-Toronto travel day ahead and then a wrap on this season.

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NBA Finals 2017: Kevin Durant, mother Wanda celebrate after Warriors clinch title

But none of that mattered. Kevin Durant scored 39 points, Stephen Curry added 34 and the Golden State Warriors won their second National Basketball Association championship in three seasons with a 129-120 victory over the Cleveland Cavaliers in Game 5 of the Finals on Monday night (Tuesday Philippine time).

Golden State Warriors win their second NBA title in three years

From the Bay all the way to OKC. "I knew it was going to be a battle I just tried to challenge him - you can't stop the guy". "It's a team sport you know, and you want to achieve the highest honour in a team sport which is winning the championship and to do it with these guys is wonderful and in front of these fans, man", Durant said after being awarded the MVP.

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Durant stretches the @warriors lead back up to 8! Tempers flared when Irving tied up David West on a loose ball. Both were joined by Cavaliers guard J.R. So, the question becomes: Is there any player out there the Cavs can acquire to close the gap? LeBron James will enter next season as the favorite to appear in his eighth-straight Finals.

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He finished with 41 points, 13 rebounds and eight assists in Game 5 and ended the series with averages of 33.6 points, 12.0 boards, and 10.0 assists. Durant joined an already star-studded Warriors roster in the offseason after Golden State failed to close out Cleveland.

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Golden State beat Cleveland in the 2015 Finals only to lose to them a year ago, squandering a 3-1 series lead. Warriors superstar Kevin Durant , who at the end of last season left Oklahoma City for the Bay Area in free agency, scored 39 points in the game-five win to claim the Bill Russell Finals MVP award.

Golden State clinch National Basketball Association championship

The Warriors took home the title despite a rough start. Kevin Durant , the superstar and 2014 league MVP added to a Golden State team that had set an National Basketball Association record for regular-season wins in 2015-16, finished with 39 points and was named Most Valuable Player in the series.

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There won't be a 3-1 comeback in the NBA Finals this year. Kevin Durant won the Finals MVP as he averaged 35.2 points, 8.4 rebounds, 5.4 assists and 1.6 blocks. In all, he finished Game 5 with 39 points on 14-of-20 shooting, making five of his eight 3s. Not to mention a healthy one after his 2016 injuries. Draymond Green stayed on the court in a game that featured three technicals on one play 3:08 before halftime.

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That in turn helped the club finish in a surprise second place in the league past year, with several key players earning plenty of interest from clubs around Europe. "The Champions League is not an important factor". In the end it's only about football. He signed a contract extension for a year back in February which extended his date till 2022.

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Stephen Curry and Kevin Durant were too much for LeBron James and the Cleveland Cavaliers to handle, with the Golden State Warriors taking Game 5 129-120 and the National Basketball Association championship at Oracle Arena on Monday night.

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The Warriors, who beat Cleveland in the 2015 Finals only to lose to them previous year after squandering a 3-1 series lead, went a record-setting 15-1 in the playoffs, their only loss coming in Game Four of the best-of-seven championship. Moreover, the Warriors went on a historic postseason run, going 16-1 in their quest for the championship. Durant shot 14 for 20 and Curry - the two-time reigning MVP who took a backseat as the new big star got acclimated - finished off a brilliant postseason.

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He buried a one-legged stepback jumper over James, then used the fear factor he creates in opposing defenses to his advantage the next time down. Not long after, when Curry returned after watching the 10-3 run from the bench, Durant kept delivering.

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But the Warriors are brimming with confidence, knowing they didn't have Kevin Durant to help them previous year. It was Andre Iguodala soaring through the air for dunks. It will take a major trade to acquire that kind of player, and then it's a question of whom the Cavaliers trade. The Warriors took their only loss of the playoffs in Friday night's Game 4.

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Kevin Durant scored 39 points, Stephen Curry added 34 and the Golden State Warriors won their second National Basketball Association championship in three seasons with a 129-120 victory over the Cleveland Cavaliers in Game 5 of the Finals on Monday night.

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That cut Golden State's lead to 3-1, but as usual Green's stats were only a small chapter of his story. As unforgettable for the rest of the National Basketball Association was the way the Warriors attacked the season, blending Durant's inside power with Curry and Klay Thompson's outside shooting to create a deadly combination and potentially long-lasting one.

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Golden State became the first team to score at least 100 points in every game of the playoffs, and Curry was clearly delighted when he joined NBA TV for his postgame chat with a cigar. Riley Curry was already a star back in 2015 even before his father Steph won his first National Basketball Association ring. This season ended with Riley checking out her reflection in the shiny Larry O'Brien NBA Championship Trophy on Monday after Golden State won Game 5 at home.

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They came back from a 3-1 hole in the Finals and beat the Warriors on their home court in an epic Game 7. By contrast, NBA Finals MVP Kevin Durant , who joined the Warriors last July, has a supporting cast that won a record-setting 73 regular season games last season.

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Led by LeBron James and Kyrie Irving, the Cavaliers looked to find the extra gear they'd been missing in the opening three matches, threatening to exploit mental ghosts that accompanied a Warriors 3-1 finals lead from the 2015/16 season. LeBron James had a game-high 41 points but defensive breakdowns by Cleveland led to easy baskets late in the game for the Warriors, igniting a deafening crowd.

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The win provided redemption for the Warriors, who brought Kevin Durant over from the Oklahoma City Thunder last offseason to bolster their already high-powered offense. Further evidence of the Warriors' ability to draft well came in the form of 2016 second-round draft pick Patrick McCaw, who played 11 minutes in game five and looked like he belonged on the big stage in adding six points, but it was Iguodala's stunning showing and Green's ability to haul in late decisive rebounds to quell any ...

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He said he's not happy Kevin Durant won his first championship, but added it's something no one can take away from you. For Under Armour athlete Stephen Curry , it's his second. "They're going to be around for a while". After an extended review of the confrontation, officials Danny Crawford and Ed Malloy assessed technical fouls to Thompson and Smith as well and did not give West a second technical, which would have resulted in an ejection.