Golden State Warriors fan Rick Clarke, right, celebrates a 3-pointer as best friend and Cleveland Cavaliers fan Sam Hairston, left, can’t believe the shot, during Game 1 of the 2015 NBA Finals at the Red Wave Inn in Fresno, Calif. Hairston, a school counselor, and Clarke, a history teacher, are best friends who bonded in 1988 over their love of basketball and music. Since 1989 they've watched every NBA Finals at that same bar.
Golden State Warriors fan Rick Clarke, right, celebrates a 3-pointer as best friend and Cleveland Cavaliers fan Sam Hairston, left, can’t believe the shot, during Game 1 of the 2015 NBA Finals at the Red Wave Inn in Fresno, Calif. Hairston, a school counselor, and Clarke, a history teacher, are best friends who bonded in 1988 over their love of basketball and music. Since 1989 they've watched every NBA Finals at that same bar. John Walker jwalker@fresnobee.com
Golden State Warriors fan Rick Clarke, right, celebrates a 3-pointer as best friend and Cleveland Cavaliers fan Sam Hairston, left, can’t believe the shot, during Game 1 of the 2015 NBA Finals at the Red Wave Inn in Fresno, Calif. Hairston, a school counselor, and Clarke, a history teacher, are best friends who bonded in 1988 over their love of basketball and music. Since 1989 they've watched every NBA Finals at that same bar. John Walker jwalker@fresnobee.com

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June 05, 2018 02:13 PM