The Warriors are back once again in the NBA Finals for the 5th Straight Season

NBA – Back to back NBA Champion the Golden State Warriors made a franchise history after defeating the Portland Trailblazer in a come from behind victory in Game 4, 119 – 117 to end the Western Conference Finals match and move on to the 2019 NBA Finals. The Warriors are now in their 5th straight NBA Finals appearance the most appearances in today’s league. 

The defending NBA Champion manages to pull up another comeback after falling behind by double digit in the early minutes of the 4th quarter. The home team Portland Trailblazer unable to hang on to their lead, but able to extend the game into overtime.

At the overtime Damian Lillard had his chance of winning the game but failed to connect a 3 point basket in the right side of the court that went to 119 – 117 win by the Warriors. Lillard finish the game with 28 points, 12 assists and 4 rebounds in what could be his best performance of the series in losing effort.

Meanwhile, 2 – time league MVP Stephen Curry, who was brilliant in the whole series finishing the game with triple double and a game high 37 points, 13 rebounds and 11 assist.

The Warriors only await the winner in the East between the Milwaukee Bucks and the Toronto Raptors. Bucks currently lead the series 2 – 1 while the Raptors are trying to tie the series at their home over the next game.

After 4 – straight NBA Finals appearance the Warriors are facing the East in the Finals with no LeBron James and his Cleveland Cavaliers. Warriors are 3 – 1 in the Finals since 2015 – 2018. The only loss by the Warriors is in 2016 after blowing a 3 – 1 lead in the Finals against the Cavs.

Now, the Warriors are still favored to win the title despite no Kevin Durant in the lineup due to injury. Will the Warriors be once again the NBA Champion? Let’s wait and see.