The Golden State Warriors are, once again, champions. For the third time in four years, the team will celebrate their place at the top of the NBA. Which means that for the third time in four years, their fans can celebrate with them.
As they did in 2015 and 2017, the franchise will be throwing a parade for the team and the fans to celebrate this year’s NBA Finals victory against the Cleveland Cavaliers.
The parade will take place on Tuesday, June 12, beginning at 11:00 a.m. PT. It’s a long route that will cover a good portion of Oakland.
Who's coming out on Tuesday for the Championship Parade? #StrengthInNumbers— Golden State Warriors (@warriors) June 10, 2018
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The route begins on Broadway, at 11th Street, will turn right on 20th Street, turn right on Harrison to 19th Street, and turn right on Lakeside Drive. It will end at Oak and 13th street.
In year’s past, the team has had a shorter route, with a big ceremony at the end. But this year, that’s changing, as the team is making the parade just about the parade. Here’s how the organization is describing it:
In an effort to provide a more intimate, free-flowing and engaging celebratory event for fans this year, the Warriors have implemented a few changes to the parade route and overall presentation. In lieu of a post-event rally, the Warriors and the City of Oakland have focused their planning efforts solely on creating an interactive parade, the primary element of a championship celebration, where fans will have the opportunity to share in the up-close excitement of the 2018 NBA Championship with the Warriors, their players, coaches, legends and staff.
That sounds pretty cool!
If you’re unable to make it to the event, you can still get some of the feel. It will be broadcast on NBC Sports Bay Area, with pre-parade coverage starting at 9:30 a.m. As for radio, 95.7 The Game will begin their live coverage at 6:00 a.m.
If you need any more information, the Warriors website has you covered.