Despite gutting out a 106-105 road win in Game 5 of the 2019 NBA Finals over the Toronto Raptors, the victory north of the border will be marred by the Achilles injury suffered by Golden State Warriors forward, Kevin Durant. Durant, the two-time back-to-back reigning NBA Finals MVP, returned to the court after being out a month following a strained right calf injury against the Houston Rockets in the Western
When the 2019 NBA Western Conference Finals began, a sweep of the Portland Trail Blazers didn't seem likely for the Golden State Warriors. Yet, Stephen Curry and Draymond Green made it happen. Portland, to its credit, after being blown out in game one played excellent basketball. The Trail Blazers took advantage of shaky defense by the Warriors in games two, three and four and got leads to 17, 18 and
It was the tale of two halves for the Golden State Warriors in game five against the Houston Rockets. Golden State started strong and the key moving without the basketball. Kevon Looney also provided a spark off the bench with three offensive rebounds, Draymond Green facilitated the offense and Klay Thompson started out strong as well after sub par game four. The only issue Stephen Curry started slowly and managed
The Golden State Warriors blew an opportunity to take a commanding 3-0 series lead over the Houston Rockets. Will now instead look for a split on the road. James Harden coming off the eye injury played superbly. Even when on the bench, Chis Paul and the Houston Rockets bench took it to the Warriors late in the first quarter and to begin the second quarter. Building the lead to nine.
Game one of the 2019 playoffs between the Golden State Warriors and the Houston Rockets went down to the wire. Yet, not without controversy. The Rockets were not happy with a number of non-calls specifically on three-point attempts by Chris Paul and James Harden. It appeared that the Warriors defender did not give enough space to land. Replays showed a much different story. It was Paul and Harden jumping in or
The Golden State Warriors on Friday night took care of business something that didn't happen in game two when the Los Angeles Clippers rallied from a 31 point deficit and for looking ahead in game five. Kevin Durant came out on fire in the first half scoring 38 points and ending with 50 he also added six rebounds and five assists. Draymond Green provided the energy and the tone defensively
So what is the Golden State Warriors truest weapon? Curry. Durant. Klay. Draymond. Boogie. Five all-stars in one starting set? How about at times they seem off, and at times they are on. And when they are on, they are downright scary? This is not their most pertinent weapon either. A healthy team. Clicking on all cylinders. Shots falling out of the sky from all distances, angles, and forms? Nope.
As the 2018 NBA Finals shift to Cleveland, Ohio the Golden State Warriors hold a commanding 2-0 lead. Behind Stephen Curry’s nine 3-pointers, the Cavs had no answer. Cleveland would make a push and Curry would answer. Splash away. Led by LeBron James’ near triple double, Cleveland can only hope to get back in the series now that the scene shifts back to Quicken Loans Arena. Just like in the