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Curry, Durant bank on Warriors

The Warriors assistant coach earned himself a ring Monday night when Golden State dispatched the Cleveland Cavaliers in Game 5 of the NBA Finals.The team issued the statement following multiple reports that the Warriors had voted unanimously against making a White House trip.The Cleveland Cavs were in a tough spot heading into game five of the #Nba Finals.The Golden State Warriors have some wheeling and dealing to do, but prized assets Kevin Durant and Steph Curry are ready to commit to the National Basketball Association champions. “But that’s kind of a great position to be in and one that allows me to just focus on just playing good basketball this year and winning a championship and letting the rest of that handle itself”. In history it’s happened three times: Kareem Abdul-Jabbar and Magic Johnson with the Lakers; and Julius Erving and Moses Malone with Philadelphia.Durant and Curry were always right in the middle, yet they stayed loose and focused by building their own relationship – not to mention shooting skills – through regular shooting contests that were oh so close.You couldn’t help but wonder what Kevin Durant was thinking last night as the clock ticked down to the NBA Championship.Kevin Durant dominated 2017 playoffs, and results came. The Warriors finished 31-2 in their last 33 games.Cleveland’s inability to give the Warriors much of a fight has already sparked talk that James, who left the team in 2010 for Miami before returning four years later, could consider another move during 2018 free agency. They were down 3-1 (we’ve heard that before) and had to play the Warriors on the road in a raucous Oracle Arena.LeBron James doesn’t do breaks.Curry sank a contested 3-pointer with less than a minute remaining in the game to hammer in the final nail in the Cavaliers’ coffin. He’s the first player ever to achieve that.James took a moment after Game 5 to reflect on his legacy with fondness. Coach Tyronn Lue and other players commented after the game.The Cavs players seemed pretty disappointed about the Finals loss. Durant, Curry, Kyrie Erving and James.Brown certainly earned those benefits, as he went 11-0 as Golden State’s interim head coach this postseason while Steve Kerr was sidelined with back complications. Assistant Coach Mike Brown, who twice was sacked by Cleveland, did a remarkable job in his absence.”Winning is.winning is fantastic”, Kerr said at his post-game news conference. All five Warriors starters are in their 20s – get used to this Dub Nation.