TBT: Why Phil Hellmuth Missed Game 7 of the 2016 NBA Semi-Finals

The Golden State Warriors are looking to make a comeback tonight. The team is currently trailing the Toronto Raptors 2-3 in the NBA Finals.

Tonight, they play Game 6 at the Oracle Arena in Oakland, and it wouldn't be surprising to see a familiar poker face in the crowd.

Phil Hellmuth is not quiet when it comes to anything, but he's particularly vocal about his love for the Golden State Warriors. Oftentimes, he will post photos of himself sitting courtside with Warriors' owner Joe Lacob.

In our TBT video from May 31, 2016, Hellmuth tells Sarah Herring about how he manages to get such good seats, his relationship with Joe Lacob, and all things Golden State Warriors.

The night before this 2016 video, the Warriors had won a thrilling game 7 of the Western Conference Finals against Kevin Durant's Oklahoma City Thunder. The Warriors went on to lose in the finals to Lebron James and the Cleveland Cavaliers. However, just a few months later, Kevin Durant joined the Warriors and has won two NBA titles with them.

Watch the video to see an excited Hellmuth gloat about his team- The Golden State Warriors!

P.S. As a big basketball fan, the author of this article wishes Golden State Warrior Kevin Durant a speedy and full recovery!

  • TBT: Phil Hellmuth talks about his friendship with Golden State Warriors owner Joe Lacob

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