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Bay Area Sports Beat: What You Need to Know Right Now

Let’s get the obvious out of the way: we all already knew that the Bay Area was the most amazing place in the history of the world. Or something like that.

Bay Area Sports Beat: What You Need to Know Right Now

The Golden State Warriors’ playoff run came to an unceremonious end by means of a largely uneventful 94-82 defeat to the San Antonio Spurs on Thursday night in Oakland.

Bay Area Sports Beat: What You Need to Know Right Now

First, a collective apology to the non-Warriors fans' moms out there: It’s all those ulcer-inducing Warriors’ faults.

Bay Area Sports Beat: What You Need to Know Right Now

Congratulations, Stephen Curry, you’ve won the internet.

Actually shooting from the three-point line instead of four feet behind it is for mere mortals, anyway.

Bay Area Sports Beat: What You Need to Know Right Now

It all looked so normal for David Lee: A run-of-the-mill drive to the basket, a foul and an awkward landing.

Bay Area Sports Beat: What You Need to Know Right Now

Flags were raised, bling was given, nostalgic highlights were on repeat and the Giants even wore gold to commemorate the whole thing.

Bay Area Sports Beat: What You Need to Know Right Now

ROMO

In some circles, today is considered a national holiday.

Bay Area Sports Beat: What You Need to Know Right Now

The dance is over in Berkeley. Courtesy of dailyorange.com.

Cal’s dance wasn’t quite of the shut-the-club-down variety, but it at least its dance went on longer than a slow dance between awkward junior high kids.

Bay Area Sports Beat: What You Need to Know Right Now

Anquan Boldin will look better in 49ers threads. Courtesy of USA Today.

If you can’t beat them, steal them?

On the heels of the San Francisco 49ers’ 34-31 Super Bowl loss, the locals have already put their best foot forward in the hope to put last season’s bitter ending to rest.

This week, the 49ers exchanged a sixth-round draft pick for Baltimore wide receiver Anquan Boldin in an effort to make a Super-Bowl return, albeit, with a better outcome than last time around. Boldin had six catches for 104 yards and a touchdown against the 49ers in the Super Bowl.

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