Warriors celebrate NBA championship

STORY: The players, who beat the Boston Celtics 4-2 for the title, basked in the adoration of the crowd with several of them leaving their buses to embrace delirious "Dubs" fans under sunny skies clouded only by blasts of confetti.

After finishing with the worst record in the league in 2020 and missing the playoffs last season, few experts thought the Warriors and their aging core would reach the pinnacle again.

But led by sharpshooting guards Steph Curry and Klay Thompson, emotional leader Draymond Green and a stellar supporting cast, the team got healthy in time for the playoffs and rolled from there to claim the franchise's seventh title overall.

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