This time they did not blow the Three-1 lead. Golden State beat Cleveland to clinch the NBA championship in Oakland on Monday night time, in doing so avenging final yr’s epic collapse that spawned a million memes.
That makes two titles in three years, with an NBA regular-season document for wins sandwiched in between — so Warriors followers at the moment are formally cleared to speak dynasty.
Kevin Durant was good with 39 factors for Golden State, however Monday’s NBA Finals finale did not disappoint on the comedy entrance both.
Through the second quarter, Warriors ahead David West and Cavaliers ahead Tristan Thompson acquired heated — and veeery shut to 1 one other, which led to this slapstick screen-grab.
However Sport 5 was simply getting warmed up.
A scary second changed into a comedy session within the third quarter when Warriors guard Klay Thompson almost took an unsightly fall however was saved by teammate Draymond Inexperienced.
With catastrophe prevented, the web shortly acquired to jokes.
And naturally, people could not not deliver up Kevin Durant becoming a member of the Warriors to form a superteam final summer season.
Congratulations to Kevin Durant and everybody else who walked house from third base.
— jay 👁👁👁kang (@jaycaspiankang) June 13, 2017
How did you add Kevin Durant and win the NBA championship nobody may have predicted this
— Feitelberg (@FeitsBarstool) June 13, 2017
The Warriors actually gained the NBA title July 4th 2016 the day they signed Kevin Durant
— Skinny Escobar (@skinnytoldem) June 13, 2017
The Warriors’ fan base, which is heavy on the Silicon Valley set and bandwagon riders, did not escape roasting both.
These Warriors followers are so very amped to go house and rejoice with their Juiceros filled with Soylent.
— Gene Demby (@GeeDee215) June 13, 2017
I am pleased for Javale and I am pleased for KD and all of the Silicon Valley CEO followers can kick rocks.
— Nate Scott (@aNateScott) June 13, 2017
Congrats to all of the Warriors followers!
Have to be cool to have your favourite staff of three years have 2 rings already!
— Kaitlyn. (@KClevenger24) June 13, 2017
I am pleased for the Warriors, and I strive to not police these things. However followers throwing Juiceros on the court docket after each made three is NOT OKAY.
— David Roth (@david_j_roth) June 13, 2017
Finally although, it was the Warriors celebrating their second title in three years as followers celebrated and confetti fell.