On This Date 5/25/1975
The Golden State Warriors win their first championship since moving to the Bay Area from Philadelphia. The Warriors complete a four-game sweep of the Washington Bullets with a 96-95 at Cap Centre in Landover. The Warriors were led by Rick Barry, who won the NBA Finals MVP, averaging 29.5 points per game. Al Attles becomes the second African-American coach to win an NBA Championship, after implementing a team-first system.