The Golden State Warriors twirled T-shirts over their heads and waved to the crowd from atop double-decker buses as blue and yellow confetti rained down on them during a parade Thursday to celebrate the team's latest championship.
"We're going to do whatever it takes to keep Steph here and happy", owner Joe Lacob told the Mercury-News' Tim Kawakami. "This whole day, this whole atmosphere, is unbelievable". The Golden State Warriors are champions, and Kevin Durant finally got himself a ring. The Cavaliers play in Quicken Loans Arena.
The parade wound through downtown Oakland, where fans in Warriors shirts and hats cheered their favorite players.
After beating Cleveland in 2015, Golden State took a 3-1 lead past year only to fall victim to the LeBron James-led Cavaliers' record-setting three-game comeback.
"For me, it was simple", McCourty said in a video titled, "StandingPats (Be Patriots)". "This is the best job in the world".
Golden State cruised to its second championship ring thanks to Kevin Durant, who claimed Finals MVP honors after posting the most efficient scoring performance in Finals history. "That doesn't mean I wouldn't want another championship", he added. "And we are going to move forward with that when we have a chance to". "Thank you for the support".
The Golden State Warriors made a strong case to be called one of the best teams in National Basketball Association history after a near-perfect run through the playoffs resulted in their second title in three years. I want to be here. "Going through this year was so much fun".
A super team is when a few really good players play on the same team.
"First of all, if everybody wanted Steph, he would have been the No. 1 pick", Durant said. "I don't believe we're a super team here". After the Game 5 loss in the 2017 NBA Finals, he stated that he was never a part of a super team.
Golden State went 40 years between titles after winning the crown in 1975.
Regardless the team is hoping to be celebrating another title next June.
"She was in my Belly the last time", the 28-year-old Food Network host wrote.
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