A parade and rally are planned for Golden State Warriors players in Oakland, California, after the team won its second NBA title in three years earlier this week.
They made their group plea to Kevin Durant last summer, Stephen Curry and the core of the Golden State Warriors traveling cross-country to go at a prized free agent the only way they do it around here: with "Strength in Numbers."
As the gold confetti fell and a fresh gray NBA champion cap sat a tad off-kilter on his head, Kevin Durant embraced mother Wanda. Then he moved across the podium and hugged Stephen Curry before accepting his shiny MVP trophy and hoisting it for everyone to see.
Kevin Durant released his deep shot, the one he always makes in his dreams.
Steve Kerr smiled and cracked jokes. He got mad and marched toward the officials to argue.
Kevin Durant drove through the lane untouched for dazzling dunks. He dished off even when he could have slammed it home, and did it all on defense.
The NBA Finals has its first "three-match," courtesy of a King who passed His Airness.
Kyrie Irving gritted his teeth, tightened up his left sneaker and hopped to his feet.
Kevin Durant does not need to be told that Golden State should have a muted celebration after winning the Western Conference Finals.
Heavily favored to beat the Spurs, especially once Kawhi Leonard sustained a series-ending injury, the Warriors completed a dominant sweep in the Western Conference Finals.