Golden State Beats Boston Celtics to Win NBA Championship

It’s the fourth championship in eight seasons for Stephen Curry, Klay Thompson and Draymond Green.

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Stephen Curry Is More Human, and Brilliant, Than Ever

Golden State was good. Then too good. Then very, very bad. The worst. Back among the N.B.A. elite, Curry’s team has been humbled by the journey.

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Stephen Curry’s 43 Points Help Golden State Beat Celtics in NBA Finals

Golden State desperately needed a win after losing two of the first three games in the N.B.A. finals. Curry’s 43 points on Friday got it done.

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Golden State Beats Boston Celtics in Game 2 of NBA Finals

After collapsing in the fourth quarter of Game 1, Golden State turned an early lead in Game 2 into a big-time victory to even the series.

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Golden State Headed to NBA Finals After Beating Dallas Mavericks

After injuries contributed to the end of a streak of five straight finals runs, Stephen Curry, Klay Thompson and Draymond Green are back.

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Golden State’s Playoff Reappearance Doesn’t Quite Feel Like Old Times

The heart of the roster — Stephen Curry, Klay Thompson and Draymond Green — is back in the N.B.A. playoffs, a world away from Oakland, the team’s soul.

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Stephen Curry Returns, and Golden State Beats the Nuggets

Curry, Klay Thompson and Draymond Green, Golden State’s championship core, are back together in the postseason for the first time since 2019.

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Klay Thompson Returns to the Warriors

He barked at officials. He launched 3-pointers. He played off the crowd. And he soared for an emphatic dunk.

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Warriors Among N.B.A.’s Best Even Without Klay Thompson

Golden State is among the N.B.A.’s best teams, even without one of its best players in the injured Thompson. And it’s not just because of Stephen Curry.

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Klay Thompson Finally Found Love. With His Boat.

Injury woes sent Thompson, the Golden State guard, looking for solace. He found it on the water. No bananas allowed.

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LeBron James and Stephen Curry Test Different Paths Back to N.B.A. Peak

James’s Los Angeles Lakers revamped their roster in a bid for another championship. For Golden State and Curry, familiar faces were just fine.

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China’s Forced-Labor Backlash Threatens to Put N.B.A. in Unwanted Spotlight

Lucrative endorsements deals with Chinese sports brands supporting Xinjiang cotton could pull the league and its athletes back into another geopolitical firestorm.

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The N.B.A. Misses Klay Thompson

Thompson, the Golden State Warriors’ All-Star guard, is a great shooter, for sure. But his absence, for a second consecutive season because of injury, leaves a hole that goes beyond basketball.

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