The Golden State Warriors finally wrapped up the Western Conference title with a 104 - 90 victory over the Houston Rockets led by NBA MVP Stephen Curry's 26 points, 8 rebounds, 6 assists and 5 steals in Game 5. The runner-up NBA MVP, James Harden, did not help the Rocket's cause by setting a post season record of 13 turnovers in a single game. The record was previously held by John Williamson and ultimately led to the demise of Houston's season.
This will be the first time since 1975 that the Golden State Warriors make an NBA Finals appearance when they captured their last NBA Championship while in Oakland after moving from San Francisco and were then led by hall-of-famer Rick Barry. For the Cleveland Cavaliers, this will be their first showing in the Finals since 2007 when they were led by a young and spry 22-year old Lebron James. The Cavaliers have never won a championship in their franchise's history and hope to claim their first title, thus ending the 51-year championship drought in Cleveland amongst all the city's professional franchises since 1964.