Big victory for the Warriors. They're in Charlotte Friday.
Warriors close w/ 19-2 run, win 114-97. Steph Curry goes for 40 on 19 shots. Plus 7 assists. And it didn't look esp. difficult for him.
Heat undone by late 14-0 Warriors run, lose 114-97. Bosh 26, Deng 16, Chalmers 14. Curry 40 for Golden State.
Warriors came in as top team in defensive efficiency. Gave up 62 in first half. Have given up just 34 in this one.
When was the last time the @Warriors had a superstar like Stephen Curry? Chris Mullin? So far tonight: 35 points, 8-of-11 on 3-pointers.
Curry with his eighth three-pointer and fans are filing out. Really? Warriors 104, Heat 95 3:29 left.
Both the Heat and the Warriors have each shot 10-for-18 from 3-point land. Curry is 7-10. Shawne Williams 3-3, Bosh 2-3, Deng 2-3.
Warriors lead the Heat 91-86 entering the final quarter. Curry has 30 points to lead all scorers. Bosh has 21 points, Deng 15, Chalmers 14.
Warriors lead, 91-86, after 3. Curry is 7-for-10 from 3, and has 30, plus 4 rebounds, 6 assists.
Warriors 91, Heat 86 at end of three. Curry with 30 points, including 7 of 10 on 3s. Klay with 18. Bosh with 21 and 8 for Heat. Deng with 15
End Q3: Warriors 91, Heat 86. Golden State has blown some chances to take control. Bosh: 21p, 8r. Curry: 30p, 6a. GSW still shooting 63%.
Heat won't beat the Warriors by outshooting them. They'll need to do it by winning 50/50 balls, grabbing o. rebounds, creating turnovers,etc
Bogut does not start second half for Warriors.
Mo Speights is starting the second half for the Warriors.
Accounting for 3s, the Warriors are effectively shooting over 70 percent from the floor. And losing. Ridiculous half by the Heat.
So Warriors trim a 16-point deficit to 1 by halftime.
Heat, up 16 at one point, go into halftime up 62-61 on Warriors. Bosh with 17, Chalmers 14 and Deng 12. Curry with 18 for Warriors.
You can't keep a good Warriors offense down. Curry now with four threes. Heat 7 of 10 on 3s. Warriors 7 of 11.
The Warriors are now 4-of-10 from the free-throw line.
Warriors on an 8-0 run. Heat lead 54-44, 4:58 left in Q2. Chalmers leads with 14 pts, followed by Bosh (13) and Deng (10).
Spoelstra will need all his timeouts in this one. Curry gets crossed, comes back with 3. Warriors down 10.
Chalmers has outscored the Warriors Curry/Thompson backcourt.
Napier loses the ball, punches it to McRoberts, ball back to Napier for a 3. Heat up 48-36 on Warriors, 6:50 left in Q2.
Heat 40, Warriors 34, 8:43 left in Q2. Chalmers, Bosh & Deng combined: 28p on 10/16.
No shortage of points from either team in the first quarter. Heat up 36-30 vs Warriors. Chalmers leads team with 13 points, Deng 8, Bosh 7.
Mario Chalmers, coming off best week of his career, scores 13 in 1st Q, Heat lead Warriors, 36-30. Curry w/ 8.