Golden State Warriors are heavy favorites to win 2018 NBA Title

The Game in new beef. Image TMZ

The Game in new beef. Image TMZ

Durant capped his spectacular first season with the Warriors by bringing home that coveted National Basketball Association championship he joined Golden State last July so determined to get, scoring 39 points in a fast-and-furious, Finals-clinching 129-120 victory over LeBron James and the Cleveland Cavaliers in Game 5 on Monday night.

Kevin Durant of the Golden State Warriors was named the NBA Finals MVP for 2017 on Tuesday.

Golden State Warriors forward Kevin Durant (35) celebrates after winning the NBA Fianls MVP in game five of the 2017 NBA Finals at Oracle Arena. You don't force anybody to have to take that approach, but at the end of the day, we know what's best for us as a group going forward and we're going to do whatever we can to keep this team together.

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Durant has said that his decision not to play for the D.C. team had nothing to do with the fans or the city.

According to the article, Green believed Golden State needed someone who could alleviate pressure off Stephen Curry and apply more defensive strength to cover LeBron James. "I'm just so happy for him to be able to realise his goal and be my teammate".

Had Durant been whistled for the foul, Warriors coach Steve Kerr likely would have had to put him on the bench for the final 10 minutes of the first half. Now - well, let's just say he's in a much more enviable situation. They boxed out the opposing team at the foul line and allowed Westbrook to swoop in to grab uncontested rebounds to pad those numbers. "I've got nothing but love and respect for him and I can't wait to compete against him again next season". Most times it doesn't.

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"We make each other better and it's not about who gets the credit", Durant said. Yes, Kevin Durant got his championship, but you'll never convince me it was the mountaintop experience it could have been if he'd stayed with the Thunder. I think it's the nature of competition.

Tens of millions flocked to social media in anticipation of this year's NBA Finals, the third straight year the Warriors and the Cavaliers fought for the championship. The city of Oakland is gearing up for a parade on Thursday, June 15, 2017, to celebrate the Warriors latest National Basketball Association title, officials said following their win.

These are the first Finals where four players averaged scoring 25 points per game.

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On face value, it's one of the more puzzling decisions so far, even if the Golden Knights don't scoop up Mrazek. Also, Vegas could have teams call and ask the Knights to pick a player such as Mrazek and offer them a trade.

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