The Golden State Warriors have become NBA champions yet again, and this time, they did it in a sweep after a tidy 108-85 victory over the Cleveland Cavaliers in Game 4. Even for the repeat champions, who have now won it all in three of the last four seasons, that marks new ground.
Kevin Durant was named Finals MVP, after finishing with 20 points and a triple-double in Game 4; his dagger three-pointer in Game 3 capped a pivotal 43-point performance. Meanwhile, after yet another successful season, Curry has now obtained championships in three of his nine seasons in the NBA.
Players, fans and more around the NBA were showing love for Durant, Curry and the rest of the new-again champs: