The victory offers the trio of Curry, Klay Thompson and Draymond Inexperienced their fourth title collectively — all beneath head coach Steve Kerr — including to their championships from 2015, 2017 and 2018. They’ve gained 21 NBA Finals video games collectively, having not too long ago handed Tim Duncan, Tony Parker and Manu Ginobili (19) for essentially the most NBA Finals wins by a trio over the past 30 years.
Golden State went on a 52-25 run to finish the primary half. That included a 21-0 run — the longest scoring run in an NBA Finals sport within the final 50 years.
The Celtics reduce the Warriors’ result in single digits late within the third quarter and once more within the fourth quarter however may get no nearer.
Boston had beforehand excelled in do-or-die video games in its playoff run.
Till their Sport 5 loss in these Finals, they have been unbeaten in postseason video games following a defeat. They’ve been victorious in two win-or-go-home video games towards the Milwaukee Bucks and a Sport 7 towards the Miami Warmth within the Japanese Convention Finals.
But the Celtics have been up 2-1 within the collection earlier than shedding three straight to Golden State, together with Video games 4 and 6 in Boston.
That is the Warriors’ seventh league title in franchise historical past — two of which have been gained because the Philadelphia Warriors in 1947 and 1956.
NBA commissioner Adam Silver, who usually presents the Larry O’Brien Trophy to the NBA champion, didn’t attend Video games 5 or 6 as a result of NBA’s well being and security protocols.