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J Smoove to the rescue!
Just tuned in to Warriors-Rockets. That's just dismal
Houston's ability to not get any offensive rebounds while also giving up easy points in transition has been pretty impressive
It's time for some James Michael McAdoo buckets now.
Nick Johnson with the best defense on Curry in the series
Nick Johnson blocks Curry. So there's that.
Nick Johnson with a nasty rejection of a Steph Curry drive, giving us a good look at what we've been missing -- any kind of defense on him.
Ducks-Blackhawks tied. How many overtimes will this one take?
LeBron isn't beating Steph and the Warriors but it'll be fun watching him try.
Steph Curry is the first player in NBA history to knock down at least 5 three-pointers in five consecutive playoff games.
The game is getting weird. Turnovers all over, Nick Johnson guarding Curry
Feels like Draymond Green has 20 rebounds. He has 10
Still going http://t.co/l9HwGofchm
Rookie Nick Johnson on Curry now.
Steph Curry just traveled, just to prove he's human.
Livingston coming in here for Klay.
Good to see Dwight laughing on the bench.
If you are screaming about the refs to your bench it doesn't mean you can get away with it. Most techs are justified.
The beauty of Curry's around back passes or other extravagances is that they are done w/efficiency & out of necessity
If Steve Kerr gave 5 minutes thought to coaching the Knicks it was 5 too many.
This fireworks show won't end!
It's 83-56 as Curry makes a long three.
Ariza, a long, lean defender on Curry.
Festus is (relatively) torching the Rockets
MUCH more conversation between Kerr and Draymond, who thought he was out. But he wasn't.
Rockets going small to try to 3 their way back in. Brewer in for Howard. Jones at center.
Jason Phillips looks like a character from a 50s comic strip
Draymond T'd up, pleading his case to Jason Phillips, who blew the whistle and ain't havin' it. Dray still yapping.
Both teams playing politics with the refs right now.
Conversation between Draymond and Kerr there AS Draymond was getting the tech and then after. Didn't hear it.
Draymond Green picks a technical for reminding the officials that he had two hands on the ball when he blocked James Harden's shot.
With all the things Draymond Green has done in this series, they finally call a technical on him for *that*?
What do you guys think, Riley at the presser tonight or nah?
Now Warriors just clowing.
This is what it's come to http://t.co/z3LLVuteCN
That courtside fan is getting a Steph Curry tattoo tonight.
Of all the great players I've watched, never had the expectation that everything is going in like I do w/ Steph.
Howard has four fouls setting a back screen and got called for push in the back.
Best part of Steph Curry ... He may just be a better guy than he is a player.
4 fouls for Dwight now.
I refuse to be shocked by anything Stephen Curry does anymore. I'm done.
Drain three. Leave Rockets fan hanging. Steph Curry is doing it all. http://t.co/lPiV9a5TfO
Steph just did NBA equivalent of Eric Cantona's score-and-stare into the faces of a tortured crowd. Not sure we've seen that on these shores
Golden State is on another level. Not sure the finals are gonna be much different than what we're currently seeing
Deadly accurate: Curry follow throughs that look like the Usain Bolt stretch
Catching up on Orphan Black > 2nd half of conference finals games the last two nights
Steph Curry has more 3's than Harden does field goals.
Those scoop shots and one-hand floaters (both left and right) are how he starts his warmup routine.
He's so damn good
Rockets fan stood up like he was going to say something to Curry. Then he realized he'd just look like an idiot and sat back down.
Stephen Curry should be illegal.
Part of Curry's pregame routine is to set up as far as possible in that left corner (he looks down at his feet for that spot) to shoot from.
Filth, flarn-larn, filth!!
Update: Curry 29 points on 13 shots.
More visiting fan high fives?
Harden struggling tonight. He is 2/13 from the field, has 13 points.
Don’t block any of the Warriors’ shots. There’s a chance the ball could just wind up in Curry’s hands.
At least Houston has a better understanding of Curry's MVP ...
My Lord. Seriously?
Howard blocks a Thompson drive so Curry chases it down in corner and nails a 3. He turns to the crowd to let them get a good look at him.
Can we give Steph Curry another MVP?
Sitting near Doug Collins who shouted, "How about that!" and just started laughing maniacally after that broken play Curry 3. I get it
Steph Curry: The Pillage
Same Rockets fan just got up looking to confront Curry but didn't appear to say anything.
Are you serious, Steph?!
Honestly though, what are we watching here????
Steph Curry!!! Stop it!
Steph. That's not fair.
Steph Curry ladies and gentlemen.
This isn't fair. Steph Curry is just trying to embarrass people now.
Steph, stop it!
Rockets aren't letting Steph get open for three at all so he's just killing them with floaters instead.
Steph playing HORSE in the conference finals
What are we watching here?
Steph Curry's SO sick.
What the Hell did Mark Jackson just see there?
not a hockey guy, but this game is fantastic!
I’m surprised Houston hasn’t gone zero-PG more often given Terry’s defensive struggles.
JET got called for that because it was hard to imagine a JET block that emphatic
Whenever the Rockets find a tiny little sliver of hope, Josh Smith lethargically lays down on the sliver and snuffs it out
I'm not going to even tweet about Josh Smith right now. I'm working on self-control. Biggest test yet.
Goals on goals on goals in Chicago. Five in five minutes, three by the Ducks in 37 seconds. Ducks 4, Blackhawks 4 with 6:30 left in the 3rd.
haha Steph with the "look at my left hand" Shaq celebration after that sick finish.
Pretty sure nobody has ever had the arsenal of shots Curry does.
If it's not a 3, Josh Smith shouldn't be taking it. Wait. Yeah, I'm as weirded out as you are.
Scott Foster, ladies and gentlemen.
Curry should play the fourth quarter blind-folded.
Barnes is now 0-for-8 …
It's all just so open for the Warriors' offense.
Ducks' euphoria didn't last long. Chicago scores PP goal
Iguodala coming in for Barnes next stop
The Blackhawks just scored one goal in one second
Smith just called for back to back fouls… he and McHale are not happy about it.
Smoove thwarts whatever Kerr drew up with 2 quick fouls
Smith called for two quick fouls. The last one was a reach in. He's got two.
Rockets have been in this spot before … this game isn’t over
Josh Smith still upset with ref Scott Foster and he's not hearing it anymore. He just wants to talk with Smith and tells him to go away.
Kerr's drawing something up during the timeout. That's not crazy shocking news, but hey
I just wanna watch Draymond's transition flare screen for Steph forever.
Um what the hell was that alien version of the Jake from State Farm commercial
That Coneheads State Farm commercial just made my night. Loved that movie!
Marlins losers of 8 in row, scoreless in 12th with Orioles,but got Baltimore pitcher thrown out of a game for having foreign substance.Weee!
Golden State is 1-7 to start the second half.
Great screen by Green freeing Curry for transition 3
Josh Smith has some crazy confidence. Slings the 3 after losing the ball the play before
Left corner Steph. 🔥🔥🔥
Howard gets killed a lot, but THAT right there is what makes him an elite defensive presence. Got dudes 2nd guessing & pump faking 3 times
Um, did the Ducks just score three goals in 37 seconds? On the road? In the third period? Whoa.
Did that Rockets fan on the sideline try to defend the Curry 3-pointer?
Barnes 0 for 7 with authority there.
And just as the Rockets start to get some momentum, Josh Smith bricks a contested three.
Draymond missed that layup because he was worried about Howard's presence.
Actually, that's six technical fouls in playoffs on Howard. No. 7 would be an automatic one-game suspension.
Harden forces a jump ball after Green snagged the rebound.
Three goals in :37 seconds? That's faster than the Miracle on Manchester. And I have a feeling the scoring in this game isn't over.
Harden draws foul, Smith hits a 3, 24 shot clock violation against GS, Howard with a bucket. Good start for Rockets.
Dwight Howard just drew Bogut’s 4th foul and then threw his hands in the air to get the crowd to be louder.
Ezeli coming in
Every time Curry misses a wide open jumper, an angel smokes crack
Three goals in 37 seconds for the a Ducks. Unbelievable.
Smith with a 3, Rockets defense force a shot clock violation… some positives to start the half.
And you can tell HOU knows, b/c they aren't running nearly as many Harden PNRs.
Scott Foster feeling left out I guess?
Howard gets tech for mouthing off. Before Harden was about to shoot FTs he said something to Green or the refs.
Scott Foster tees up Dwight Howard while James Harden prepared to shoot a free throw 13 seconds into the half. You don't see that every day.
Dwight picks up a technical foul. I believe that's No. 5 of the playoffs for him.
Well, so much for that lead.
Tech on Dwight called by Foster.
Warriors movement without the ball, especially when Curry doubled, has been phenomenal. Rockets movement almost non-existent.
Dubs being mean
What an absolute rocket (note - this is a hockey tweet, not a Houston one)
The Rockets' 37 points scored are the second fewest first half points this season. 36 were scored vs. Sacramento Dec. 11. Rockets won in OT.
The last sunset symphony, my first, but I got to here Al Kapone. Didn't expect that
The Rockets are going to have to get something from their bench. They have two bench points - on Terrence Jones free throws.
The Rockets 37 first-half points are their second-fewest in a half this season. Scored 35 in the first half against Sacramento.
One of the best halves I've ever seen from Curry. Total control. Ran Rockets all over the court and didn't turn it over
Warriors 54-0 when leading by 15 points this season. They're also not the Clippers.
Dwight the one who's telling Josh to "go get it" and "dont worry about it"?? SMH, I feel bad for Harden
Rockets bench is 0-9 from the field. Warriors bench 7-13
I’ve seen the Rockets do too many special things in the postseason to call this one. Let’s see what the 3rd quarter holds.
Those of us who were in LA when the Rockets rallied from 19 down, know this isn't over. Right?
Of course let's not forget how the rockets got here with the comeback. But still ...
/Emerges from Rockets locker room, forfeits for Houston. http://t.co/lSNRMlxa09
Wish there was a way to petition the Spurs or Clippers back into the playoffs.
NBA thought: A lot of pressure comes off the higher seeded team when it wins the first two at home. Can play free and easy.
1 of the best things we can ask for if there are 2 sweeps & a week off is a healthy Steph Curry vs. Kyrie Irving. Dribbling wizardry & more.
Rockets have 5 assists, 5 turnovers… shooting 29.3 percent from the field.
Warriors turned the ball over just once in the entire half. They have 15 assists.
The NBA Finals are locked in for a June 4 start. So, I hope you like long breaks and a rusty Game 1.
Dwight Howard 12 points, 5-8 FGs Rest of Rockets 25 points, 7-33 FGs (21.2%)
So we could be looking at a looong time off between rounds for spring cleaning.
The series I wish we had gotten a chance to see was Warriors-Spurs. Felt all season like that was the team with a real shot at beating GSW.
Halftime act called the Russian Bar. Girl on balance beam that is a sort of trampoline. Cool but Rockets fans would prefer if serving vodka.
This is looking like the Rockets team during the first 4 games of the Clippers series (losses of 16, 25 and 33 points) not the last 5 games.
About the point in the conference finals when the thought starts to sink in: There is no NBA Finals move-up date. June 4 no matter what.
As I wrote, the Warriors were so relieved to escape Game 2. They know they didn’t play well. They also knew they could play like this
Warriors are up 25, Draymond Green is number 23, and a fan yelled, "28 you're horrible!" at him as the Warriors went to the locker room
The Rockets look mighty sweepy tonight.
Lauren Chamberlain is absolutely unreal.
Remember when the WCF were good? Man, those were the days...like two days ago
Curry doing it. He's got 18. Bogut has 12 and seven. Warriors 30-22 rebounding edge and 32-20 pts in the paint lead.
This is why Games 1 and 2 were so scary for Houston--because the Warriors won them without playing very well. Now they're playing well.
Warriors had one turnover the entire half.
So cold http://t.co/JM4oCQ7O5g
That half was the Warriors' "Felina".
Warriors 62, Rockets 37 at halftime. Stephen Curry: 18 points on 7 shots, +23. James Harden: 8 points on 8 shots, -25.
Wow. Warriors 62, Rockets 37 at half.
GSW in 4-6-4-5?
Home court advantage isn't what it used to be.
At this point we just need Warriors & Cavs to stay healthy so we get an epic Finals.
Rockets need to flip whatever switch they hit in Game 6 vs. the Clippers at halftime.
Warriors 62, Rockets 37. Rockets shoot 29.3 % as Harden (1 of 8) ends half with missed 3. Warriors are 19 of 36 inside the arc. Have 1 TO.
Dwight Howard has 12 points, 10 rebounds for Rockets. Harden has 8 points. Curry has 18.
Warriors had zero turnovers the entire half.
Other than a few more missed shots than normal, that was an immaculate first half by the Warriors. 1 turnover. Held HOU to 29.3% FG.
HALF: Warriors 62, Rockets 37. Failure at every level. 29.3% shooting, 2-13 from three, just one turnover created. Bench is 0-9 FG.
Wow. Golden State 62, Houston 37. It's halftime.
It's 62-37 Rockets at the break. Harden with eight, six from the line. Howard with 12-10. Rockets shooting 29.3 percent from the floor.
Should we let the Clippers play the second half against the Rockets?
Did the Lil B curse get to James Harden for real?
So that was a bad first half for the Rockets. I really wish I could hear the halftime speech tonight.
David Lee poster layup on James Harden.
Warriors bench erupts as Lee scores and pushes the lead to 25
Houston had a problem when it was 2-0. Looks like it has now morphed into a catastrophe.
Can't stress this enough -- Rockets forced just one turnover in the first half. ONE.
The Warriors missed practice yesterday because they had problems with their charter flight. Imagine if they had practiced!
Thompson had time and didn’t even set his feet on that 3
Fans in Houston eating up Curry’s missed free throw, as they should. What else could you jeer him for?
The crowd erupted when Curry missed that free throw. The Rockets are down 23.
If this game remains as is, let's just cut down the postgame analysis to 1 thing to give reporters an early night: Curry boxed out Howard.
I know it's early, but if both these series are sweeps, there will be eight full days between them finishing and Game 1 of the NBA Finals.
Okay, this is a surprise. Thought Houston would win tonight.
Wily old Jason Terry with the not-so-wily hip check on Steph.
Did anybody ask Harden pregame about the Lil B stuff? Can someone who's there do it postgame?
Steph Curry with the stare.
Gotta love T Jones not giving the ball to Harden, then throwing it away
Warriors centers Andrew Bogut and Festus Ezeli are 8-of-9 for 18 points and 10 rebounds in the first half.
The Rockets never seem comfortable until they're down 24. Cue comeback.
This reminds me of Game 4 against the Pelicans. Warriors saw all that switching and just figured it out.
Dwight Howard is 56-of-137 from the free-throw line this postseason. Steph Curry is 57-of-134 from three-point territory this postseason.
About only thing Harden can get going is to drive into teeth of the defense and try to draw a foul. Everything else lined up to stop him.
Houston is very small right now, too, pulling Dwight.
Ron Adams has beard clippings on his hands.
Can't we just get to the Warriors-Cavs already.
Dwight Howard now 6-for-19 in the series from free-throw line.
It feels like Houston's kinda....not quitting...but submitting...disappointing
Warriors playing games with the Rockets. McHale needs a timeout and it's 59-35 with two minutes left.
When the Warriors figure you out... (I've said this before)
McHale calls a timeout with 2 minutes till halftime. Rockets are down 24.
Curry is puppeteering this half + the Warriors are dominating defensively
Dwight Howard is 2-8 from the line.
The absolute absence of hesitancy when Klay & Curry shoot contested 3's fills ever fiber of my non-shooter body w/ envy. It's just not fair
Larry king is now getting exclusive Nfl scoops and talking to bob Kraft?? I swear I didn't even know he was still with us!
That play is why his teammates love him. Curry gets offensive rebound and gives it right back to Klay, who’d missed first 4 3s
Curry pump faked from about, say, 32 feet and the Rockets bit on it because he could actually make it from there
Steve Kerr and that coaching staff on the adjustment battles, looking pretty darn good.
After making his first three-pointer on his sixth try, Klay Thompson smiled and pointed to the sky.