But Thursday the city will make headlines for good news.
The Warriors' Andre Iguodala was less subtle, when asked before his team's title-clinching win Monday about a potential trip to Trump's White House. He got off his bus and hopped and shouted as he gave high fives to the crowd. The reports did not specifically cite President Trump as a reason, but Warriors coach Steve Kerr and star Stephen Curry have been particularly critical of Trump since the election.
The down-on-its-luck city that always seems to take a back seat to San Francisco on Thursday got to celebrate its beloved hometown team and its second National Basketball Association title in three years.
But despite being on the wrong end of The Finals, the Cavaliers are not going to lament the missed opportunity, not when the shortened offseason is set to get underway and decisions have to be made to figure out the path back to the championship round of the NBA Playoffs.
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"I remember exactly where I was this time past year, and it wasn't a great feeling", Curry told the crowd at a rally after the parade.
Since that moment the team went on its incredible 31-2 streak and thus the internet was quick to point out the significance of the toaster which is now of the most valuable pieces of sports memorabilia going. Since he took over before the 2014-15 season, the Warriors have won at least 67 games each year and reached the Finals three years in a row.
"We've overcome a lot of doubts", said Tulio Zelada, 28, a San Francisco resident who attended the parade.
Oakland Mayor Libby Schaaf and San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee also rode on floats in the parade, which was marked with a heavy police presence.
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Debbie Werba snapped some photos of the sign Wednesday morning while heading south on Sagtikos Parkway in NY . Trump has revived attacks on his general election opponent multiple times since taking office.
Green wore a T-shirt that read, "Quickie", with the "Q" styled to mimic the logo on the Cavs' Quicken Loans Arena, which is referred to as The Q. Green told NBC Bay Area that the shirt reflected the Warriors' quick win over the Cavaliers. However, despite their recent dominance and talks of whether or not they are a new generation super team, Mills says the Warriors aren't unbeatable.
While on ESPN's Zach Lowe's podcast on Wednesday, Kerr revealed that the Warriors haven't even considered the matter as a team yet.
Tens of thousands of fans roused in the wee hours of Thursday and made the trek to downtown Oakland where a sea of blue and gold heralded the 2017 championship parade.
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