Warriors Win Third Championship In Four Years

Mike Brest | Reporter

With a 108-85 victory Friday night, the Golden State Warriors won their third NBA Championship in four years.

Steph Curry led the Warrior in game 4 with 37 points, six rebounds and four assists. Kevin Durant added 20 points, 12 rebounds and 10 assists to get his first triple-double in the series.

Durant was awarded the Finals MVP award, his second consecutive one. He averaged 28.75 points, 10.75 rebounds and 7.5 assists a game throughout the finals. In his two seasons with Golden State, he has won two championships and two finals MVP awards.

Cavs superstar LeBron James finished the series averaging 34 points, 10 assists and 8.5 rebounds per game. With his impending free agency, this could have been his final game in a Cleveland Cavaliers jersey.

The Warriors and Cavaliers met in the finals for the fourth consecutive year. Back in 2015, Golden State won in six games. In 2016, LeBron James and then-teammate Kyrie Irving led the Cavs back from a 3-1 series deficit. Last year, with the addition of Durant, the Warriors were able to win the championship in five games.

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