You should be playing and spitting blood out there. We turned the basketball over and that cost us. We need everybody to be at their top play. The Warriors shot 8-of-25 from the field and 1-of-10 from 3-point range. That was two of eight threes hit by the Rockets in the first quarter to grab a huge early advantage on the road.
He focused his eyes on the 3-point shooting between the Rockets 21-of-54 and Warriors 14-of-37. But the matchup comes with several twists. And even with Green and Thompson both contesting the shot as Harden fell to the floor, the ball sank into the basket with one second remaining. James Ennis is projected to return this evening, and hopefully stay healthy and establish himself as an important piece of the Rockets rotation. Can the Warriors duplicate that effort in Game 7? You have to stay disciplined the whole night. The Rockets have already outperformed what many expected from them with their difficult run of opponents coupled with injuries to key players.
Golden State has been playing well of late. What hurt was not taking care of the basketball with too many untimely, careless turnovers. Garcia and Omri Casspi were only too happy to oblige. Your hair should be on fire. Related The Golden State Warriors blitzed the Houston Rockets in the second half of Game 6 of their Western Conference Finals on Saturday night in Oakland, forcing a decisive seventh game on Monday night. We want to see what we can get before that and take that. They do not shrink from the moments when their existence appears in question.
Steph Curry was quite confident that this particular shot was going down: Steph knew it was going in! On Thursday morning, the All-Star power forward addressed his confrontation with Durant from Monday night and is hoping to tonight. They remind themselves not to fall for the pump fakes. And, in the end, it was another Golden State Warrior clinic. With Harden ice cold and Howard battling foul trouble, this was danger time for Houston. Your hair should be on fire.
Looney even gave Harden an accidental elbow that went unnoticed, caused Harden to sit in pan and head to the locker room for 90 seconds. Houston will be without the services of point guard , who suffered. Gerald Green is feeling it from deep! Harden baited Looney into collecting his fourth foul with 10:29 left in the third quarter. Obviously I don't think we've seen the likes of this offense and the explosion he has. It was true playoff basketball. That's just the way it is.
But his rehab continues, only now during live activity. He clearly knew and admitted he was out-of-bounds. Game 7 is Monday night at Toyota Center in Houston. We will be just fine. Sure, Harden's efficiency was lacking, but he absolutely willed the Rockets back into the game in the third quarter with improbable step-back 3-pointers and miraculous assists, and continued his magic into the overtime period. So you know, the people that do know me, they know I can be very stubborn.
The Houston Rockets defeated the Golden State Warriors in overtime 135-134. Just be better at who we are. Thompson 19 points , Durant 13 , Curry 13 and Kevon Looney 12 already cracked double digits. The incredible James Harden With no or , the Warriors could essentially throw all of their defensive attention at Harden -- it didn't matter. Curry made a 23-footer for a 128-124 lead with 2:22 left, but then Harden and Rivers nailed consecutive 3-pointers.
The shot seemed to energize him, and he kept it going throughout the game, making shots from deep and finishing around the rim. Kevin Durant finished with 38 points on 13-of-22 shooting, but Stephen Curry and Klay Thompson struggled, combining to go 10 of 30 3 of 12 from 3-point range. Want real-time Warriors news texted to your phone and questions answered? But Durant missed a 31-foot shot off an inbounds pass as time expired and the Warriors squandered a 20-point lead. Can the Warriors duplicate that effort in Game 7? No other Warriors player has more than nine points. The biggest loss, of course, is the continued absence of Andre Iguodala. Check out all of the best highlights from Game 2 below. .
Best guess here is his passing ability. They remind themselves not to fall for the pump fakes. We scored like 60 % of the time on it. It is what we do best. He might not block many shots. We just play in the game flow. Sometimes it takes six passes.