TBT: 1975 GOLDEN STATE WARRIORS

1975 GOLDEN STATE WARRIORS

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The 1975 Golden State Warriors had more in common than just the obvious with the 2015 Golden State Warriors. Of course both teams won the NBA title but both teams also led the NBA in scoring in their respective championship seasons: 1975 Warriors (108.5 ppg) and 2015 Warriors (110.0 ppg).

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In the 1975 NBA Finals, the Golden State Warriors (48-34) faced the Washington Bullets (60-22). The 2 teams faced one another 4 times during the regular season and the Bullets won the series 3-1. However, their NBA Finals series would have a totally different outcome, seeing the Warriors take the title in a 4-0 sweep.

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In the 1974-75 playoffs, Warriors forward and Hall of Famer, Rick Barry, averaged 28.2 ppg, 5.5 rpg and 6.1 apg leading his team to victory and himself to be named the Finals MVP.