The Golden State Warriors have finally exacted sweet revenge on the Cleveland Cavaliers,
crushing their rivals 129-120 in an intense Game 5 of the NBA Finals, where both squads bled it out until the very end.
The Cavs, led by LeBron James, who became the first player to average a triple-double in the Finals, initially had a good first half. But the Warriors’ firepower, which has been significantly tempered by Finals MVP Kevin Durant, proved too much to handle even for the King and they slowly bowed out to the new champions.
Needless to say, the Warriors received congratulatory greetings from stars all over the world, including legendary Laker Kobe “Mamba Mentality” Bryant.
Even our very own Alyssa Valdez congratulated the Warriors!
Meanwhile, the internet has erupted with various LOL-inducing reactions to the win of #DubNation. Here are some of the most hilarious social media gems:
When you’re just about ready to celebrate...
Cavs in 8????
Skip gets sarcastic. Shots fired!
Someone’s still a little bit salty, lol!
Who could forget Tristan Thompson’s funny moments in game 5 especially “the kiss” with David West?
But in all seriousness, we’re glad nothing happened to Klay Thompson. Here’s another look:
Straight up savagery!
Bleacher Report is trippin’!
It’s all about the W’s and L’s:
Do the ladies agree?
And finally, Steve Kerr can put those “blew a 3-1 lead” jokes to rest.
Congratulations again, Warriors!