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Yes. Yes. Yes.

The Golden State Warriors just won their second title in three years.

F yes.

Let’s celebrate. Let’s rocknroll. Let’s roll around in a vat of celebration. Let’s throw up flames into the night sky. Let’s high step over Tyronn Lue. Let’s jump up and down in joy.

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Will they be able to close it out tomorrow in the Bay?

Two years ago, the Warriors became NBA champions for the first time since 1975. They were the upstarts, the overachievers. Nobody thought they could do it. Everyone thought they were a fluke. Steve Kerr — in his first year of coaching since taking over for a dismissed, embarrassed Mark Jackson — had taken the team to a place many Warriors fans never thought they’d see: Champions of the world.

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Can the Warriors ride their 3-1 lead to an NBA championship?

Cleveland Cavaliers vs Golden State Warriors Game 5 Preview

Where: Oracle Arena, Oakland, CA

When: Monday, June 12, 2017, 9:00 PM ET

Line: Cleveland Cavaliers (+9) at Golden State Warriors (-9); total: 231.5 – view all NBA lines

TV Broadcast: ABC

After a painful loss in Cleveland, the Warriors head back to the comfy home confines of Oracle arena with an eye on one last win needed to win it all. We’ve been here before (hell, you can’t open the internet without hearing about it!) but this Warriors team is different - will we get a different result this time around?

What happened in Cleveland, stays in Cleveland

Something changed in Cleveland. Whereas the first two games at Oracle were not at all close, in game 3, the Cavs put up an powerful performance that fell just short. That fall required a pretty insane three minute stretch to end the game, and that 11-0 run is the reason we aren’t heading back to Oracle with the series tied up.

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The Cavs point guard has proven his ability as a clutch performer.

Kyrie Irving lives for big moments. Whether it be battling back from a 3-1 deficit last season, to taking a shot with the championship on the line, or preventing the Cleveland Cavaliers from being swept with a massive 40 point performance in Game 4. His ability to deliver when the team needs him to has become one of his defining traits and helped make him so endearing to Cavs fans.

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