Golden State Warriors reach sixth NBA Finals in eight years as comparisons are drawn with dominant Chicago Bulls team of the 1990s

Are we witnessing “마지막 춤” 2.0 — but featuring the Golden State Warriors?

목요일에, 전사들 advanced to the NBA Finals for the sixth time in the past eight seasons, a feat only three previous teams have ever achieved.
After defeating the Dallas Mavericks 120-110 게임 내 5 of the Western Conference finals in San Francisco on Thursday, the Warriors took a 4-1 series victory and now await the winner of the Eastern Conference Finals between the Boston Celtics and Miami Heat.
    전사들, appearing in their first Finals since 2019, join the Boston Celtics, Chicago Bulls, and Los Angeles Lakers as the only NBA franchises to feature in six Finals over an eight-year span
      It’s a record that has led to comparisons with the dominant Bulls team of the 1990s, which featured Warriors head coach Steve Kerr.
        I think the common denominator is just talented players who are fierce competitors,” Kerr said of comparisons between the two teams.
        Whether you talk about Michael [요르단] and Scottie [피펜], 스테판 [카레], Draymond [초록], Klay [톰슨], it takes a special kind of athlete to have both dynamics.
          The skill and the athleticism and all that, but to also be just incredibly competitive and to want to win so badly. It’s the only way you can have a run like that because you get exhausted, you get tired, you get frustrated.
          If you don’t have that type of competitive desire and that type of skill combined, it’s just not going to happen six times out of eight years,” added Kerr as he reflected on a team that is creating history and could play together beyond this season.
          Curry won the Magic Johnson Western Conference Finals MVP award.

          ‘Surreal feeling

          After reaching five straight NBA Finalsand winning three of them — 중에서 2015 과 2019, the following year saw the Warriors end the season with the worst record in the NBA.
          But Thursday’s win against Dallas marked a return to familiar territory for the Warriors. 톰슨, who has endured two injury-plagued seasons, top-scored with 32 포인트들, while Andrew Wiggins added 18, 초록 17, and Curry 15.
          It’s just such a surreal feeling,” said Thompson.

          It’s hard to put into words really. This time last year, I was just starting to jog again and get up and down the court. Now to be feeling like myself, feeling explosive, feeling sure in my movements, I’m just grateful.
          Curry was also awarded the inaugural Magic Johnson Western Conference Finals MVP award having averaged 23.8 포인트들, 7.4 어시스트, 과 6.6 rebounds over the course of the series.
            With the adversity that we hit over the last two years,” 그는 말했다, “we never lost the faith, but you understand how hard of a process it’s going to be to climb the mountain againWe are extremely proud of what it took to get back here.
            In the Eastern Conference Finals, the Celtics lead the Heat 3-2 and will reach the Finals if they win on Friday.

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