The Golden State Warriors and their fans will celebrate their 2017 NBA Finals victory over the Cleveland Cavaliers — their second NBA championship in the last three seasons, capping a 16-1 romp through the postseason that stands as the most dominant playoff run ever — with a parade and rally in downtown Oakland on Thursday. If you’re not in the Bay and want to follow along, you can catch a live stream of the action via CSN Bay Area.
According to Warriors.com, the parade and rally will kick off at 1 p.m. ET, with more than 1 million spectators expected to pack the streets of downtown Oakland to celebrate the newly crowned champs as they make their way to the Henry J. Kaiser Convention Center for a wrap-up rally.
Here’s a look at the parade route:
Fans eager to party with the champs began showing up many, many hours before the start of Thursday’s festivities …
— Jerome Atendido (@JeromeAtendido) June 15, 2017
— Damian Trujillo (@newsdamian) June 15, 2017
— Robert Salonga (@robertsalonga) June 15, 2017
— Ryan Levi (@ryan_levi) June 15, 2017
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… including some who can’t quite appreciate the celebration just yet.
Fan of the day?! She's possibly got the youngest Warriors fan here at the parade. pic.twitter.com/MQRpxy9hjO
— Amy Hollyfield (@amyhollyfield) June 15, 2017
You know a party’s about to be lit when it’s got a gotta-support-the-team painted pregnant belly on full blast before 10 a.m. local time. Have fun out there, Oakland.
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