The Golden State Warriors advanced to the NBA finals for the first time since 1975, after defeating the Houston Rockets in game five of the Western Conference Finals on Wednesday night. The Warriors will face off against the Cleveland Cavaliers in a best-of-seven series that starts June 4.
Warriors Advance to NBA Finals
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Ann Killion, San Francisco Chronicle sports columnist
Mark Purdy, San Jose Mercury News sports columnist