The Golden State Warriors beat the Cleveland Cavaliers 105-97 in Game 6 of the NBA Finals to win the 2015 title on Tuesday. It is the team’s first championship since the team won the title 40 years ago in 1975.
Stephen Curry and Andre Iguodala led the way for the Warriors with 25 points apiece. Draymond Green chipped in 16 points, 11 rebounds and 10 assists.
Stephen Curry and Draymond Green celebrate their first championship.
The Golden State Warriors celebrate the team’s first championship since 1975.
Iguodala, who provided lock-down defense for the Warrriors, was awarded the NBA Finals MVP.
Curry, who won the 2015 regular season MVP, <a href=”
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“I’m in the family business and this is for the family,” said Curry, noting his father, Dell, played 16 years in the NBA, but never won a championship. Of course, there was a celebratory Curry family selfie too.
The Curry family is ready to celebrate… pic.twitter.com/IPbTMCISGc
— SportsCenter (@SportsCenter) June 17, 2015
The Warriors are now one of just four teams in the league to win four championships.
Warriors are 5th team in NBA history to win at least 4 titles.
— ESPN Stats & Info (@ESPNStatsInfo) June 17, 2015
A visibly drained LeBron James nevertheless pulled together 32 points, 18 rebounds and nine assists for the Cavaliers in Game 6. James recorded one of the most memorable finals performances in modern NBA history, even registering four votes for finals MVP despite his team losing.
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Golden State Warriors Win The 2015 NBA Championship