As for the Golden State, it's quite obvious that for the team to preserve their winning tradition management will need to be willing to pay the price.
Here's the latest for Thursday, June 15th: The jury in the Bill Cosby trial continues deliberations; Rep. Steve Scalise undergoes a third surgery; the father of Otto Warmbier speaks out; the Golden State Warriors celebrate their National Basketball Association title.
The victor receives the Larry O'Brien Championship Trophy, which was named after the former National Basketball Association commissioner in 1984.
In one hand he clutched the trophy awarded after the Warriors put away the rival Cleveland Cavaliers in game five of the NBA Finals, and with the other slapping high-fives with fans lining streets littered by a blizzard of blue and gold confetti.
Fresh off their second championship in three years, the Golden State Warriors sound like they're ready to run it back ... again.
April 23, 1950 - In the first official NBA Finals, the Minneapolis Lakers beat the Syracuse Nationals, four games to two. Meanwhile, Klay Thompson threw T-shirts to fans and waved from the top of an open, double-decker bus.
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Durant had been superb in the first two games of this series and was the main culprit in handing Cleveland a bitter loss. The greatest-ever narrative debates that dominant National Basketball Association discussions, such as LeBron James vs.
The parade ended on the shores of Lake Merritt where coach Steve Kerr and the players addressed the crowd during an 80-minute rally.
The Warriors' Andre Iguodala was less subtle, when asked before his team's title-clinching win Monday about a potential trip to Trump's White House.
Golden State Warriors fans are waking up early to secure a spot along the team's parade route in Oakland, California.
The parade will go north on Broadway, turn right on Grand Avenue, then right on Harrison Street, turn left on 19th Street, continue on Lakeside Drive and end on Oak Street with a procession to the Henry J. Kaiser Convention center.
For those of you who aren't in Oakland or don't want to fight traffic, here are your options for online streaming or TV watching. "Our perspective, being blessed to play on this stage three years in a row, it's for these fans, for our organization, for these families".
Oakland recently learned it's losing one of its other beloved teams, the Raiders, to Las Vegas in 2020, and the city is still reeling from a police scandal and mourning a deadly warehouse fire.
But Thursday the city will make headlines for good news.