Warriors' star Andre Iguodala with a dunk against Houston.

The Golden State Warriors are headed to their fifth-straight NBA Finals after sweeping the Portland Trail Blazers, making them just the second NBA team to reach the Finals five consecutive times (the other one is the Boston Celtics, who made 10 straight Finals appearances from 1957 to 1966, winning nine titles in the process). That’s sparked some musings on how remarkable of an accomplishment that is and how the Warriors did it, including a piece headlined “Why the Golden State Warriors Are in the NBA Finals—Again” by Ben Cohen of The Wall Street Journal, featuring the subhead of “The five essential players of this dynasty—Curry, Thompson, Green, Iguodala and Durant—were necessary to do something that no team had done in more than 50 years.”

But the way that paper promoted the piece on Twitter got them ratioed hard (to the count of 905 replies, 192 retweets and 638 likes just before 2 p.m. ET):

Did they miss the memo that life isn’t a Captain Obvious commercial? At any rate, this one got plenty of funny responses. Here are some of the best dunks on that:

Congratulations to the WSJ on uniting sports Twitter. Unfortunately, it was against them.

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