The Golden State Warriors beat the Cleveland Cavaliers to win title

Led by LeBron James' 41 points, the Cavaliers hung within 108-102 with 8:29 to play on a 3-pointer by Kyle Korver. "I was anxious, I was jittery". "I'm just so happy to be a part of it". "That's the type of guy that I want to be with every single time".

None of that was an issue for the Warriors as Durant has been called an unselfish player whose only desire was to do whatever is in the best interests of his team.

Golden State fought off a charge from defending champions the Cavaliers on Monday to earn their second National Basketball Association championship in three seasons with a 129-120 game-five victory.

Durant - drafted as second-overall pick by the Seattle SuperSonics in 2007 - was an easy choice for the Finals MVP.

Fans of the Golden State Warriors have been sharing memes celebrating the National Basketball Association champions' comeback year and title win. However, the Cavs would've nearly certainly had a better shot at stretching their lead and putting that much more pressure on the Warriors to avoid enduring two more days of potentially embarrassing 3-1 jokes and having to head back to Cleveland for Game 6.

Curry shot 10 of 20 and completed a double-double with a game-high 10 assists.

Green shot 34.5 percent for the series and never got around to having the kind of statement game he had in Game 7 of last year's Finals. "You have to tip your hat to Cleveland", he added.

"I couldn't sleep for two days, I was anxious, I was jittery", Durant, 28, said in the post-game, on-court interview.

The Warriors became the first Bay Area team to capture a championship at home since the A's finished the Los Angeles Dodgers in Game 5 of the 1974 World Series. "I'm just going to play the game". An all-time performance from LeBron James was barely enough to put a dent in the Dubs' 16-1 postseason record.

They lost Saturday's fourth game in Cleveland but won the decisive match after coming back from an eight-point deficit.

"Experience is the best teacher in life, and he's just experiencing and experiencing and experiencing", said James. "No", he added. "But like I've always told myself, if you put in the work and you leave it on the floor, then you can always push forward and not look backwards". Replays showed that Durant did hit James on the head, which should have been his third personal foul.

In his first season with the Warriors, Durant led the team to a almost flawless postseason and joined the ranks among one of history's greatest teams, all with the unwavering support of his beloved mother Wanda.

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