The Houston Rockets opened up a 17-point edge after one period, couldn't miss and led the Golden State Warriors by 10 going into half of Game 6 on Saturday night, a contest Golden State had to have to keep its season alive.
Houston scored just 22 points in the second quarter, seeing their lead shrink to 10 by halftime. He suffered it when he banged knees with Rockets guard James Harden in the fourth quarter of Game 3 on Sunday. The Rockets' 50-point third quarter Game 4 of their first-round series with the Minnesota Timberwolves bested the 1987 Lakers. Klay Thompson and Steph Curry quickly reminded everyone why they're called the Splash Brothers.
Las Vegas sportsbooks have the Warriors as a 5 to 5.5-point favorite vs the Rockets in Game 7.
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The Golden State Warriors dominated the rest of the way to stretch the series to the limit.
"I guess you could say I was born for it. Man, that felt good", Thompson said. Kevon Looney has started for Iguodala in all three games. "It was really nerve-racking at the beginning and we didn't think that they were going to do it but they pulled it off", said Mountain View Warriors fan Suny Bates. They'll have to do it at Toyota Center, where the Rockets have won 41 of their last 50 games, counting the postseason. "The longer the Warriors played their trademark style of basketball, the better looks they found as the game continued". "We're a confident group, and we've just got one chance".
"I've tried my best all year to try and not talk about their age", Celtics coach Brad Stevens said after Game 6.
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It's a dramatic Game 7 between Boston and Cleveland for the Eastern Conference crown.
"We're going to come out and we're going to be ready". "We'll just have to play it by ear".
This time he scored 35 points with nine 3-pointers as the Warriors rallied with a huge second half to beat the Rockets 115-86 on Saturday night to force a deciding game in the Western Conference finals. The defense was on point, both tight and disruptive, contributing to Houston's enormous turnover total.
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Golden State Warriors guard Stephen Curry slices between Houston Rockets Trevor Ariza and James Harden.
Paul missed Game 6 while recovering from a hamstring strain.
Musician Pharrell Williams, left, watches from court side during the first half of Game 6 of the Western Conference Finals between the Golden State Warriors and the Houston Rockets in Oakland on Saturday.
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It is unclear whether head coach Steve Kerr plans to play McCaw in Game 6, but this much is certain: Seeing McCaw in uniform on the bench will be a feel-good development for a team that once feared that he was paralyzed.