If you're 39-years-old you've never seen the Golden State Warriors win a championship. Or at least you hadn't up until a few minutes ago. But that all changed after they finished off LeBron James and
some scrubs the Cavs tonight by a score of 105-97 to hoist the 2014-15 title.
In a losing effort LeBron ended up leading all scorers with 32 points and all rebounders with 18. But his play wasn't enough to match the combined force of an entire other NBA team. On the Warriors side Stephen Curry and Andre Iguodala poured in 25 apiece which distracted from the fact that Klay Thompson was M.I.A. throughout the night (due in part to limited minutes), before he finally fouled out in the fourth quarter. Additionally, Draymond Green accumulated a triple-double, only the fifth in the history of the league during a close-out Finals matchup (16 points, 11 boards, 10 assists).
Despite a little bit of a comeback by Cleveland towards the game's end, Golden State held off to cap their 67-win season with a six-game Finals close out, ending in celebrations like this:
And obviously this:
When things cooled down, the aforementioned Iguodala took home Finals MVP, an incredible accomplishment considering the 11-year vet didn't start a single game of the regular season:
Iggy's achievement (16.3 PPG, 5.8 RPG, 4.0 APG, 1.3 SPG and outstanding overall 'D') overshadowed the performances of both LeBron (who finished with four votes only because he lost) and Steph (who was shutout by the media):
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