Warriors sweep Spurs to third straight NBA Finals

Ruben Hill
May 24, 2017

The Warriors continued to dominate as they scored 39 points in the second period and ended the half up 72-44. The Cavs will take on the Boston Celtics Wednesday night at 5:30 p.m. Cleveland now leads the series 2-1.

Golden State will host Game 1 of the NBA Finals on June 1 against either Cleveland or Boston.

The Warriors have breezed through their competition in the National Basketball Association playoffs thus far, going a record 12-0 in three straight sweeps.

Even though Kerr has not been on the bench, Warriors owner Joe Lacob knows how important the head coach has been to his team's flawless 12-0 record in the playoffs.

Kerr did travel with the team to San Antonio for the clinching victory and Warriors owner Joe Lacob says Kerr can take as much time as he wants in his return to the team. Durant had 29 points and 12 rebounds.

Already in the first quarter, it became clear that for owners, weakened by the loss of Tony Parker and Kawai Leonard, this game will be the last season in Golden state with Stephen Curry and Kevin Durant has quickly established a comfortable advantage.

On Sunday, Spurs head coach Gregg Popovich addressed the media and said he does not expect Leonard to play for Game 4.

Acting Golden State coach Mike Brown saluted his players. The Cavs barely eked out the series in seven game and Golden State was missing defensive anchor Andrew Bogut for most of it - not to mention Draymond Green's suspension for Game 5. "They've been the best team in the west for the last few years and they proved it again".

He has career averages of 13.6 points, 3.9 assists and 3.6 rebounds per game in the regular season and 14.1 points, 3.8 assists and 4.0 rebounds in the playoffs. We're not done. We got to go back and get some of what kind of feels taken from us a year ago. I certainly would hope he'd feel better. "So they deserve a lot more credit than 'well they're talented, they're supposed to win.' That is disrespectful to them in my book, they're way, way more than just their talent".

"We've been preaching certain things, and for the most part, they've been doing it, but to get to our ultimate goal of winning the whole thing, we've got to be better on both ends of the floor".

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