WINNING

Golden State Warriors Beat Cleveland Cavaliers to Become NBA Champions

The Golden State Warriors beat the Cleveland Cavaliers on Monday night to clinch their second NBA championship in three seasons. Kevin Durant brought the team 39 points and Stephen Curry added 34, giving the Warriors a 129-120 victory in Game 5 of the Finals. Durant had two reasons to celebrate on Monday night: being named Finals MVP in addition to helping his team become NBA champions. LeBron James scored an impressive 41 points for the Cavaliers, while Kyrie Irving added 26, but it wasn’t enough to overpower the Warriors.