Warriors dethrone Cavaliers for second title in three years

Posted On Tuesday, 13 June 2017 10:09

170613000646-11-nba-finals-game-5-exlarge-169Kevin Durant joined the Golden State Warriors to win his first NBA championship.

Mission accomplished:

The Warriors defeated the Cleveland Cavaliers 129-120 in Game 5 of the NBA Finals, clinching their second title in three years and their fifth in team history, avenging the loss to Cleveland after blowing a 3-1 lead a year ago.
Durant led Golden State with 39 points, seven rebounds and five assists and was named NBA Finals MVP in a unanimous vote. He scored 30 or more points in all five Finals games.
"I couldn't sleep for two days",Durant told reporter Doris Burke. "I was anxious. I was jittery. I just wanted to lay it all out there".
Following Monday's win, he embraced his mother, Wanda Durant, on the court.
"I'm proud of you, son," she said.
Said Stephen Curry of his teammate: "The way that he embraced the opportunity in The Finals, it was unbelievable".

News Source: CNN News

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