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OAKLAND, CA - JUNE 19:  Fans gather together in front of the Henry J. Kaiser Convention Center and Alameda County Court House prior to the start of the Golden State Warriors Victory Parade and Rally on June 19, 2015 in Oakland, California.  (Photo by Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images)

11 Photos That Prove Oakland Knows How To Welcome A Champion

You didn’t join Dub Nation in Oakland Friday? And you didn’t even bother streaming the parade live on cbsSF.com? You blew it.

06/19/2015

Harrison Barnes #40 and Klay Thompson #11 of the Golden State Warriors try to stop LeBron James #23 of the Cleveland Cavaliers during the second half at Quicken Loans Arena on February 26, 2015 in Cleveland, Ohio. The Cavaliers defeated the Warriors 110-99. 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. (Photo by Jason Miller/Getty Images)

9 Internet Memes That Clown LeBron James After NBA Finals Loss

Not to rub salt into fresh wounds but some of these were just too good to pass up.

06/18/2015

Paramount Theater in Oakland. (CBS)

Warriors Victory Parade To Showcase Revitalized Part Of Downtown Oakland

As the Golden State Warriors prepare to celebrate their first NBA championship in four decades with their fans, Oakland is especially ready to show off a revitalized downtown along Friday’s parade route.

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

Stephen Curry #30 of the Golden State Warriors celebrates with teammates after they defeated the Cleveland Cavaliers 105 to 97 in Game Six of the 2015 NBA Finals at Quicken Loans Arena on June 16, 2015 in Cleveland, Ohio. (Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

Warriors Win First NBA Championship Since 1975

The Golden State Warriors have won their first NBA championship since 1975, beating the Cleveland Cavaliers 105-97 in Game 6.

06/16/2015

Rapper E-40 rehearses prior to during Game One of the 2015 NBA Finals between the Golden State Warriors and the Cleveland Cavaliers at ORACLE Arena on June 4, 2015 in Oakland, California. (Photo by Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images)

5 Warriors Tribute Songs To Get You Pumped For A Championship

With the team just hours away from its first shot at closing out the Cavaliers, we wanted to provide you this pre-game playlist to get pumped for the Game 6. Be sure to vote for your favorite at the bottom.

06/16/2015

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