For the second time in three years, the Golden State Warriors are NBA champions.
Courtesy of a 129-120 victory over the Cleveland Cavaliers in Game 5 of the 2017 NBA Finals, the Warriors earned the title in front of the home fans at Oracle Arena in Oakland, California Monday night. It is the third title for the franchise since they relocated to the Bay Area in 1962 and fifth overall
On the way to his first NBA Championship, Warriors forward Kevin Durant scored 39 points on 14-of-20 shooting, including a five-of-eight showing from three-point range, to go along with seven rebounds, five assists and one steal.
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