Stephen Curry hoists the NBA Finals trophy as he emerges from the plane carrying the Golden State Warriors on its arrival at Oakland International Airport, June 17, 2015. (CBS)

Exhausted Warriors Return To Oakland As NBA Champions

Stephen Curry came off the plane, lifted the Larry O’Brien Trophy as he walked down the mobile staircase and let the gold award shine in the California sun.

06/17/2015

Warrior front page win -- Sold Out! (photo courtesy Frank Mallicoat)

SF Chronicle With Warriors NBA Championship Win On Front Page Sells Out In A Matter Of Minutes

San Francisco Chronicle kiosks and paper stands were empty by mid-morning Thursday after the Warriors NBA Finals Championship win.

06/17/2015

CLEVELAND, OH - JUNE 16:  during Game Six of the 2015 NBA Finals at The Quicken Loans Arena on June 16, 2015 in Cleveland, Ohio. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and/or using this Photograph, user is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. Mandatory Copyright Notice: Copyright 2015 NBAE (Photo by Jesse D. Garrabrant/NBAE via Getty Images)

Overzealous Cavaliers Fan Stuck With Incorrect 2015 NBA Champions Tattoo

Some people should really think before they ink.

06/17/2015

The Golden State Warriors hoist the Larry O'Brien Trophy after a victory over the Cleveland Cavaliers in Game Six to win the 2015 NBA Finals at The Quicken Loans Arena on June 16, 2015. (Andrew D. Bernstein/NBAE via Getty Images)

8 Best Celebrity Reactions To Warriors Winning NBA Crown

If the streets of Oakland weren’t loud enough after the Warriors claimed their first NBA championship in 40 years, celebrities on Twitter brought their own noise to celebrate the historic moment.

06/17/2015

OAKLAND, CA - JUNE 16:  Golden State Warriors fans celebrate their team's 2015 NBA Finals win outside of Oakland City Hall on June 16, 2015 in Oakland, California. This is the first championship win for the Warriors since 1975.  (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Rowdy, But Peaceful Warriors Fans Celebrate NBA Champions With Fireworks & Street Parties

Warriors’ fans honked their horns and danced in streets throughout the San Francisco Bay Area to celebrate their team’s first NBA title in 40 years.

06/17/2015

Golden State Warriors Fans (credit: Noah Graham/NBAE via Getty Images)

Fans Not Invited To NBA Champion Warriors’ Arrival At Oakland Airport From Cleveland Wednesday

The world champion Golden State Warriors will return home Wednesday afternoon after winning the franchise’s first championship in 40 years, but there won’t be a repeat of the 1975 welcome home when thousands of fans greeted the Warriors at San Francisco International Airport.

06/16/2015

Cleveland Cavaliers LeBron James battles the Golden State Warriors Stepen Curry and Andre Iguodala defense during Game 4 of the 2015 NBA Finals.  (TIMOTHY A. CLARY/AFP/Getty Images)

Warriors Already Underdogs For 2015-2016 NBA Title

The Warriors hadn’t even completed their epic run to the 2014-2015 NBA Title run before some oddsmaker in Las Vegas slapped the 2014-2015 favorite label on LeBron James and the Cleveland Cavaliers.

06/16/2015

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Golden State Warriors Championship Parade Set For Friday In Oakland, Live On cbsSF.com & KPIX

After winning their first NBA title in 40 years, the Golden State Warriors and Oakland city officials confirmed that a parade will take place in Downtown Oakland on Friday morning.

06/16/2015

Stephen Curry #30 of the Golden State Warriors reacts in the third quarter against the Cleveland Cavaliers during Game Six of the 2015 NBA Finals at Quicken Loans Arena on June 16, 2015 in Cleveland, Ohio. (Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

President Obama, Governor Brown Give Shout Outs To World Champion Warriors

Praise has been raining down on the World Champion Golden State Warriors in the hours since they end the franchise’s 40 year title drought, including from the highest offices in the land.

06/16/2015

Andre Iguodala celebrates a play during Game 6 of the NBA Finals. (NBAE/Getty Images)

Iguodala Becomes First NBA Finals MVP After Never Starting A Regular Season Game

Iguodala didn’t start a game all season until Steve Kerr inserted him into the lineup in Game 4 after the Warriors trailed 2-1. That “small ball” move sparked a three game run that gave the Warriors their first title in 40 years.

06/16/2015