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Klay Thompson wins second NBA Finals with the Golden State Warriors

The former Cougar now has two rings.

NBA: Finals-Cleveland Cavaliers at Golden State Warriors Cary Edmondson-USA TODAY Sports

For the second time in three years, Klay Thompson and the Golden State Warriors are NBA Champions. After coming out to a perfect 15-0 in post season, the Warriors dropped game 4 in Cleveland against the Cavaliers and finished off the series Monday night in Oakland with a 129-120 win.

Thompson started out this series quiet as he had just 6 points on 3 of 16 shooting and missed all 5 three point attempts in game 1. He picked it up in game 2 when he shot 8 of 12 and scored 22 points. The streak continued as he scored 30 points in game 3 and went 6-11 from beyond the arc.

That would be all the noise Thompson would make as he would score 13 points in game 4 and 11 points on Monday in game 5. Although he did not have the individual game high numbers, Thompson averaged 16.4 points per game over the finals. Good enough for third on the team.

With Thompson playing in his third consecutive finals, this gives Washington State their 4th straight NBA Finals appearance and three Championships over those four years. Aron Baynes played in the 2014 NBA Finals with the San Antonio Spurs against a LeBron James led Miami Heat.



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