Golden State Warriors Marching To Victory

Golden State Warriors Marching To Victory

Like the Rockets, the Warriors easily advanced to the Western Conference Finals after eliminating the New Orleans Pelicans in just five games. Andre Iguodala missed both of the Warriors-Rockets games Harden played in, so he will be an option as well, but Thompson has fared well and will likely get the assignment to start the series. They played excellent team ball throughout the season.

I believe they are, but it's disrespectful to what the Rockets have accomplished this season to dismiss that question without some serious contemplation. That would put them in rare air. Paul's 2017-18 stats lined up nearly exactly with his career stats and he actually took more field goal attempts per game than he did last season. James Harden, who did score 18 points but seemed to go through an odd slump in the first half, wasn't the star Houston needed in the closing Game 5.

Basically the better defensive team will win this series.

Both Houston and Golden State concluded their semifinal series Tuesday night. No, this was CP3 at his finest; snaking the pick-and-roll, dominating from midrange, and in true form for this season, firing away from 3-point range. The Warriors haven't even lost four playoff games total since he showed up; after Tuesday's win, Golden State is now 24-3 in playoff games with Durant, and 55-17 over the past four postseasons since Kerr became head coach. But Green came up with two crucial late scores to see the Warriors home safely. "I'll continue to get better, continue to get my timing right, continue to get back to the normal rotation, the normal minutes I'm out there playing and hopefully won't look back".

"Kevin is the piece you can't really game plan for because they are so good around him you can't really decide: We're going to keep Kevin out of the game", said Griffin, who will be working with Turner Sports for the NBA Finals.

Durant has not been quite as efficient in his second year with the Warriors due to a dip in his effectiveness in transition, but has otherwise been brilliant in a variety of areas.

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Still, there's the advantage of resting, looming in the shadows for a good enough team to use that, then parlay it with hidden points and whatever else it could possibly have, to take down one of the sport's Goliaths - which is exactly how most view the Warriors in 2018.

Is this the year the Houston Rockets end the Warriors reign and make it to their first NBA Finals since 1995? Top-seeded Houston will host the series opener Monday night. "Cute love story", James Harden joked.

It feels like the entire season has led up to this. Ultimately, the Rockets did win the contest by a score of 112-102. "Tuck has been the same size since he was 10 years old".

Or in October, when Houston won at Golden State on ring night. They were also one of the NBA's stingiest Isolation defenses allowing only 0.949 points per Isolation possession [4th].

While he wouldn't talk about finally getting over the second-round hump, he had no problem discussing how much he's enjoying this season. The next round could be the most challenging matchup for the Rockets since they will be facing the reigning National Basketball Association champions, Golden State Warriors.

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