What Andre Iguodala told his Golden State teammates after their finals loss

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Losing a finals series is never easy, but sacrificing a 3-1 lead - the first time it has ever happened in NBA finals history - is almost unbearable. 

The Golden State Warriors' incredible regular season record counted for nothing as they spectacularly collapsed at the last hurdle. A defeat of that magnitude has the ability to completely destroy a team moving forward. 

However, the early signs are good for the organisation; Kevin Durant has joined what was already a stacked roster and the Dubs are seen as the outright favourites to regain their crown.

Before signing Durant had even become a reality for the franchise, somebody had to pick up the pieces. And 2015 finals MVP Andre Iguodala was the man who fit the bill. 

The experienced 32-year-old reminded his teammates that there was a chance at redemption and insisted it was not the end of the line for an organisation that had forgotten what it was like to lose. 

2016 NBA Finals - Game Five

2016 NBA Finals - Game Five

According to Connor Letourneau, Warriors beat writer for the San Francisco Chronicle, Iggy told his teammates: “Losing this game might propel us to win four championships.”

Many great teams have bounced back from bitter defeats. But the Warriors have a very new look to their roster after a hectic offseason. If they are to win a title, a number of last season's losers will not be on hand to taste redemption.

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