By Conner Farrell–
While the Cleveland Cavaliers struggled to close out game three of the Eastern Conference Finals against the Boston Celtics, a game in which they had a 21 point lead, the Golden State Warriors wrapped up their series with another route of the San Antonio Spurs.
The win also ensured the Warriors would return to the NBA Finals for a third consecutive year.
The Warriors became the first team in NBA history to start the post-season 12-0, meaning that they have swept every team they have faced.
This stat may be deceiving though, the Warriors have played weak competition on their way to the Finals.
All three of the rounds featured teams with key players missing like Portland’s Jusuf Nurkic, who was a revelation for that team in the closing days of the regular season. Utah’s George Hill, who missed the last three games of the season, was…
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