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Spurs never enjoyed big Finals ratings like Warriors-Cavs

18 Junio 2017, 01:16 | Gerardo Tarin

"I hear all the narratives...that I was hopping on bandwagons", said Durant in his post-ceremony press conference, according to the team's Fast Break blog.

And it came a year after the team blew a 3-1 lead against those same Cavaliers despite the best regular season in National Basketball Association history.

Fans light fireworks on a street in downtown Oakland, Calif., after the Golden State Warriors defeated the Cleveland Cavaliers in game 5 of the NBA Finals on Monday June 12, 2017. In history it's happened three times: Kareem Abdul-Jabbar and Magic Johnson with the Lakers; and Julius Erving and Moses Malone with Philadelphia. He was followed by Curry, who took to Facebook after winning Tuesday following a reported self-imposed ban on social media, and Durant.

An unprecedented third straight Finals clash between the Warriors and Cavaliers was hyped as the ultimate championship rubber match and expected to be the antidote for a postseason that had little in the way of drama.

Outside of Kevin Durant, the strength of the Golden State Warriors has been built through the NBA Draft.

Finals MVP Kevin Durant was on a different bus with his mom. The Warriors finished 31-2 in their last 33 games.

How many teams that play in the NBA Finals have the trust in a rookie second-round pick to step up and make contributions? He's the first player ever to achieve that.

Before you knock LeBron for his 3-5 NBA Finals record, take a closer look at the teams he took there. Is Durant now the game's best player?

Wanda went back to those comments, though, and pointed out how when LeBron James went to Miami, it had the same effect on the league.

Meanwhile on Twitter, James, Durant and Curry were among the top names mentioned on the social network.

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. The victory was especially sweet for Brown, considering the Cavs fired him twice from two separate head coaching jobs in 2010 and 2014.



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