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The City Of Oakland Celebrates The Warriors

The City Of Oakland Celebrates The Warriors

 

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Oakland – Welp.  With all of the commotion surrounding teams leaving Oakland, The fans got to celebrate the Golden State Warriors for a second time in three years.  After the Warriors beat the Cleveland Cavaliers in Game 5, fans couldn’t wait to celebrate.

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In 2015 when the Warriors won their first championship in 40 years the estimated crowd was 1.5 million.  Today the fans amassed to just over that.  Nonetheless, people from all over the Bay Area celebrated what many expected would be championship Number 2.

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The players did something they didn’t do two years ago.  They all jumped off their float and walked the parade shaking hands and taking pictures with the fans.  No one is more appreciative of the support of the city that the actual players, coaches and organization.

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Last stop, is the ceremony and it never disappoints.

“It’s so nice to be back up here in front of you guys, waited two long years” said Steph Curry.  “I remember exactly where I was this time last year and it wasn’t a great feeling.  But everything we went through as a team, individually and as an organization makes this day so much sweeter.”

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Draymen Green dropped the mic on his speech which addressed the SUPER teams.  The Warriors definitely have talent but being a super team didn’t really take flight.  Kevin Durant, Steph Curry and Klay Thompson have yet to score 30+ points each in a game this season.  But maybe that’ll happen next year, in the meantime Golden State has an entire year to enjoy this sweet victory.

“They say Super team this, Super team that,” shouted Green.  “I’ve never played on a Super team.  You started the Super team bro!”

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