PROGRAMMING NOTE: Coverage of the Warriors 2018 Championship Parade begins Tuesday at 9:30am on NBC Sports Bay Area and streaming on NBCSportsBayArea.com.
The Golden State Warriors are NBA champions once again, and one Warrior is finally another Finals MVP to his legacy.
Kevin Durant won the Bill Russell NBA Finals MVP Award for the second consecutive season. Durant averaged 31.7 points, 10.3 rebounds, 6.7 assists, and 1.7 blocks during the Finals.
He capped off the four-game sweep with a triple-double, scoring 20 points, grabbing 12 rebounds, and dishing out 10 assists. Durant is the 11th player to win the award multiple times.
The 29-year-old earned seven out of a possible 11 votes for the award. Teammate Stephen Curry received the other four. All 11 votes shook out as follows:
Steve Aschburner, NBA.com: Stephen Curry
Jon Barry, ESPN Radio: Stephen Curry
Howard Beck, Bleacher Report: Kevin Durant
Lisa Hsu, Tencent: Kevin Durant
Mark Medina, Bay Area News Group: Kevin Durant
Rachel Nichols, ESPN: Kevin Durant
Tim Reynolds, Associated Press: Stephen Curry
Ramona Shelburne, ESPN.com: Stephen Curry
Jeff Van Gundy, ABC: Kevin Durant
Joe Vardon, Cleveland.com: Kevin Durant
Jeff Zillgitt, USA Today: Kevin Durant
|Game 1||Warriors 124, Cavs 114 (OT)|
|Game 2||Warriors 122, Cavs 103|
|Game 3||Warriors 110, Cavs 102|
|Game 4||Warriors 108, Cavs 85|