Cavaliers Beat Warriors To Win First NBA Title

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The Cleveland Cavaliers made history Sunday, winning their first NBA title over the defending champion Golden State Warriors, 93-89, in Oakland. The Cavs became the first NBA team to come back from a 3-1 deficit in the finals to win the series. And it was the first championship for any Cleveland team since the football Browns in 1964. LeBron James led the Cavs with 27 points, posting a triple-double with 11 rebounds and 11 assists, and was named the series MVP. Teammate Kyrie Irving poured in 26 points, thoroughly outplaying two-time NBA MVP Stephen Curry, who ended up with 17 points and missed several key shots down the stretch.

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