The Golden State Warriors (@warriors) proved that they are the better team and defeated the Cleveland Cavaliers (@cavs) in dominant fashion. @NBA fans around the globe took to Twitter and Periscope for live #NBAFinals conversation to rant and rave.


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NBA players took to Twitter to congratulate #DubNation.

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Despite a disappointing finish, the @cavs took to Twitter to thank the fans for their support all season long.


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The @NBA brought fans right to the podium for the postgame press conferences live on Twitter and Periscope for the first time ever during the #NBAFinals.


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The live conversation around the #NBAFinals spread across the globe since the series began. Here are moments that generated the biggest peaks of Twitter conversation in the series:

  1. Warriors win NBA Finals (Game 5)
  2. Warriors complete comeback, win 118-113, go up 3-0 in series (Game 3)
  3. Steph Curry 3-pointer gives Warriors 129-115 lead (Game 5)


These were the most mentioned Warriors players on Twitter during the series, led by #NBAFinals MVP Kevin Durant, who was mentioned over 1 million times during Game 5 alone.


These were the most mentioned Cavs during the #NBAFinals.

All of that and more unfolded live on Twitter! Check out this Twitter Moments for one last look at all of the #NBAFinals conversation that happened on Twitter.





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