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Bleacher Report covers NBA playoffs, finals with satirical Instagram videos

The NBA Finals that ended this week with the Golden State Warriors beating the Cleveland Cavaliers generated reportedly high ratings.

It was a treat to fans, serious and casual. The Warriors’ Stephen Curry, usually accurate in shooting, was defended by an aggressive, back-up point guard in the Cavaliers’ Matthew Dellavedova. And despite Dellavedova’s performance, his teammate LeBron James had to carry much of the load while playing with a team of reserves filling in for injured players.

But Bleacher Report, on Instagram, put on their own show by posting comedic videos depicting players as wrestlers, cartoon characters and, leading up to the finals, video game characters.

Here is a taste of what was posted:

When the Cavaliers beat the Atlanta Hawks to make the NBA Finals:

When the Warriors beat the Houston Rockets to make the NBA Finals:

Before the NBA Finals began:

It's time!!!!! Let's get ready to rumble!!! #NBAFinals

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On Dellavedova’s big game:

Matthew Dellavedova has caught fire in Game 3 of the #NBAFinals! #LBJandDellyTime

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After Curry overcame Dellavedova’s defense:

Matthew Dellavedova awoke the MVP tonight in Game 4 of the #NBAFinals

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After the Warriors beat the Cavaliers to become champions:

@wardell30 gives the @cavs the Stone Cold Stunner! #AndThatsTheBottomLine

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