The Golden State Warriors won the 2017 NBA Championship, defeating the Cleveland Cavaliers in four games.
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The Golden State Warriors won the NBA Championship last year.
The Golden State Warriors won the NBA Championship last year. The Warriors beat the Cleveland Cavaliers in the Finals, winning the series 4-2. It was the Warriors’ second consecutive championship, and third in four years.
Led by Finals MVP Kevin Durant, the Warriors defeated the Cleveland Cavaliers in five games.
The 2017 NBA Finals was the championship series of the National Basketball Association (NBA)’s 2016–17 season and concluding the season’s playoffs. The Western Conference champion Golden State Warriors defeated the defending NBA champion and Eastern Conference champion Cleveland Cavaliers, four games to one. The series was played between June 1 and June 12, 2017. This was the fifth consecutive Finals appearance for the Cavaliers, and third in a row for the Warriors. For the first time in NBA history, two teams met in the Finals for a third consecutive year.
Golden State prevailed in Game 5,129–120, to win their second championship in three years and their fifth overall. Kevin Durant was named Finals MVP with an average of 35.2 points per game, 8.4 rebounds per game and 5.4 assists per game – becoming just sixth player ever to win back-to-back Bill Russell NBA Finals Most Valuable Player Awards (joining Michael Jordan (1991, 1992), Hakeem Olajuwon (1994, 1995) Shaquille O’Neal (2000–2002), LeBron James (2012, 2013) and Stephen Curry (2015).
Durant averaged a triple double in the series, and was named Finals MVP for the second time in his career.
On June 9, 2017, the Golden State Warriors became NBA Champions for the second time in three years. They defeated the Cleveland Cavaliers in five games, with Kevin Durant being named Finals MVP.
The Warriors became the first team in NBA history to win 16 games in a row in the playoffs.
The Warriors became the first team in NBA history to win 16 games in a row in the playoffs, en route to their fourth NBA championship in the last five seasons. Golden State went a perfect 16-0 in the postseason, becoming just the ninth team in NBA history to complete an undefeated playoff campaign.
They also set the record for most wins in a single postseason, with 16.
The Golden State Warriors are an American professional basketball team based in Oakland, California. The Warriors compete in the National Basketball Association (NBA) as a member of the league’s Western Conference Pacific Division. The Warriors have reached nine NBA Finals, winning five NBA championships in 1947, 1956, 1975, 2015, and 2017. Golden State has captured 16 Western Conference titles and six Pacific Division crowns. The Warriors hold several NBA records; they made the most three-pointers in a season and set an NBA regular-season record with 73 wins in the 2015–16 season. They are second to the Chicago Bulls for the most wins in an NBA regular season with 72 wins in the 2016–17 season.
The Cavaliers, led by LeBron James, were unable to defend their title, despite putting up a brave fight.
In a hard-fought series, the Cavaliers were unable to defend their title, despite putting up a brave fight. The Cavaliers, led by LeBron James, were ousted in the first round of the playoffs by the Boston Celtics. The Celtics went on to lose to the eventual champion Golden State Warriors in the Finals.
James was named MVP of the series, averaging a triple double.
James was named MVP of the series, averaging a triple double. The Cavaliers became the first team in NBA Finals history to come back from a 3-1 deficit to win the championship.
The Warriors have now won three titles in the last four years, cementing their place as one of the greatest teams of all time.
In 2015, the Warriors won their first NBA championship in 40 years, defeating the Cleveland Cavaliers in six games. The Warriors followed that up with another title in 2016, this time beating the Cavs in five games. The 2017 season was even more successful for the Warriors, as they went a perfect 16-0 in the playoffs en route to their third title in four years.
The Cavaliers will be looking to bounce back next season, and will be hoping to win their first title since 2016.
The Cavaliers will be looking to bounce back next season, and will be hoping to win their first title since 2016. The team had a disappointing 2018-19 campaign, finishing with a record of 19-63. They will be looking to improve their roster this offseason, and will hope to make a run at the playoffs next season.
The Warriors will be looking to continue their dominance next season, and will be aiming to win their fourth title in five years.
The Warriors have been the dominant team in the NBA over the past four seasons, winning three championships in that time. They will be looking to continue their dominance next season, and will be aiming to win their fourth title in five years. The Warriors are a team that is built around their talented core of Stephen Curry, Kevin Durant, Klay Thompson and Draymond Green, and they will be hoping that they can stay healthy and continue to play at a high level next season.