Golden State Warriors capture first NBA title in 40 years
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Golden State Warriors capture first NBA title in 40 years
Wednesday June 17th, 2015

The Golden State Warriors won their first NBA title since 1975 with a 105–97 victory over the Cleveland Cavaliers in Game 6 on Tuesday.

Warriors guard Andre Iguodala was named MVP of the series after averaging 16.3 points, 5.8 rebounds and 4.0 assists and taking on the main duty of guarding Cavaliers star LeBron James.

Golden State won the title in Steve Kerr's first year as an NBA head coach.

Current and former NBA players tweeted out congratulations to the Warriors, Iguodala, Kerr, league MVP Stephen Curry and more after Game 6. We've rounded up the tweets below.

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