Warriors Win 2017 NBA Championship

Following the Golden State Warriors' 129-120 victory over the Cleveland Cavaliers in Game 5 of the NBA Finals that clinched their second title in three years, the headlines were all centered on Kevin Durant and how he claimed the Finals MVP.

Did LeBron have a case for Finals MVP?: This may be a stretch with how dominant Kevin Durant was.

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) - After a night of celebrating the Golden State Warriors latest National Basketball Association title, fans snapped up victory shirts and hats Tuesday, while Oakland crews were busy hanging championship banners along the parade route.

Fans of the Golden State Warriors have been sharing memes celebrating the National Basketball Association champions' comeback year and title win.

They didn't allow last season to repeat and avoided losing the final series after having a 3-1 lead. Did Durant take the path of least resistance to his first title?

The game-changing spurt ended with a scuffle when Golden State's David West shoved Irving as he tried to grab the ball away.

In our opinion, fully deserved.

Kerr, 51, missed Game 1 of the Finals and 11 total playoff games this year as he dealt with health issues stemming from multiple back surgeries.

James had a spectacular series, averaging 33.6 points, 12 rebounds, and 10 assists but it wasn't enough. He did this while shooting 55.6 percent from the floor and 47.4 percent from three.

Durant, who lost in his only previous Finals appearance in 2012, led the way for the Warriors with 39 points and was relieved after feeling pressure to deliver prior to the game.

James did, however, say he believed the Cavaliers would try their best to compete.

This time everything was flawless for KD.

There aren't usually words for that kind of sacrifice, but Kevin Durant found just the right ones, when he gave his mom a tearful shoutout in his acceptance speech for the NBA's Most Valuable Player Award three years ago.

"He'll probably be back in the gym the start of July getting ready for next season, so I've probably got to beat him to the gym", Durant said. "I told you when I was 8 years old. So there's going to be a lot of teams that's trying to figure out ways to. match that if they're able to actually face them in the playoffs".

"The toughest challenge was to come in here and see how I can help this team get better", Durant said. Golden State in 2015, the Cavaliers previous year, the Warriors again this time. You saw how much he wants to win, in his seventh straight trip to the Finals. We weren't supposed to be here.

You can make a case that Chris Paul has been the best point guard of his era. You went to sleep hungry. "You kept us off the street".

"Once it hits zero and you see that excitement in their faces, it's nearly like in a lost world because you have no idea what to do", he said.

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