Golden State rout Houston
Stephen Curry is back and all the NBA should be worried. After struggling in Games 1 and 2, Curry and the Golden State Warriors blasted the Houston Rockets 126-85 on Sunday evening at Oracle Arena in Oakland, California.
This was the largest post-season victory ever for the Warriors in their franchise history as they rolled to a 41-point victory. Curry led the way for the Warriors, as the 30-year-old point guard from Akron, Ohio had a game high 35 points while pulling down six rebounds and passing out an assist for the contest. Draymond Green ended the game with 10 points while nabbing 17 rebounds for a double-double.
Golden State, 10/19 to win the NBA Championship, take a 2-1 lead in the Western Conference Finals and Game 4 will also be at home on Tuesday at the Oracle Arena in what is effectively a must -win game for the Rockets.
The Warriors went on a 10-0 run to finish the first quarter and never really looked back, with Golden State leading by nine points after the first break. The hosts led by 11 points at half time, but a 10-0 run to start the third quarter finished any hope of a competitive game.
James Harden led the way for the Rockets in defeat, as the likely NBA MVP from Bellflower had a team high 20 points while grabbing five rebounds and passing out nine assists for the game. Curry absolutely torched Harden and effectively planted the notion that the MVP of the regular season means little if anything.
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