Now that’s how you win a title. The Golden State Warriors captured the franchise’s first title since 1975 with a decisive win in game 6 over the Lebrons in Cleveland.
There looked to be some doubt when the Cavaliers took the second and third games of the series, before the Bay Area Bombers cruised in the final three contests.
They were clearly the better team. It was almost like NBA Commish Adam Silver said to Golden State, listen we know your waaaaay better, but could you let Lebron light it up for a couple of games, maybe the Cavaliers could even win a game or two. Let’s get the casual fans hooked. Oh, actually maybe Cleveland should win twice because we don’t want hockey to finish after us. The league would like the spotlight. We good. Then you guys can put the pedal to the metal and get your title.
Under rookie head coach Steve Kerr, their combined record was 83-20. The Warriors only lost four games at home in Oakland.
They were fast on offence and defence.
This team featured regular season MVP Stephen Curry who buried 286 three pointers in the regular season and 98 more in the playoffs, but he was not a one man gang like Lebron. Golden State could go 10 players deep.
The greatest compliment you can give the new NBA champions. They were fun to watch. The Warriors entertained at both ends of the floor.
It was refreshing. How can you hate team when those adjectives are used to describe them?