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I really couldn't imagine that the NBA playoffs were going to get better in the second round. Warriors vs. Nuggets was up-tempo magic between two highly likable, flawed teams. Dubs-Spurs was going to be a simple slapdown of the young'uns; Golden State hadn't won in San Antonio for 29 games. They clearly weren't going to do that against a rested and experienced Spurs team?
And then Stephen Curry went *off* for 22 points in the third quarter, and when he wasn't touching cotton, he was setting guys up for wildly clean looks. Spurs Fan left early; this was over, 16 point lead late in the fourth, the Warrior bench looking like a comedy improv troupe, they were reacting so hard. Tim Duncan left early with illness.
Gregg Popovich then did one little thing; he put Kawhi Leonard on Curry. With Duncan out, Andrew Bogut also left the game. And with Mark Jackson not able, for some reason, to get Curry any rest despite the big lead, Leonard's size and defense started to...
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Stephen Curry and the Golden State Warriors have become this year’s darlings of the NBA playoffs. Curry, with his smooth stroke, led the Warriors to a first round upset over the Denver Nuggets. Their reward now; the San Antonio Spurs. Coach Popovich was asked about the playoff grind and his thoughts were very surprising as...
Tweet In game four against the Denver Nuggets, Stephen Curry absolutely caught fire in the third quarter for the Golden State Warriors, scoring 22 points in that quarter. Curry was at it again in game one against the San Antonio Spurs, once again dropping 22 in the third quarter and scoring or assisting on 30 [...]
Heading into the final nine minutes of Game 1 of the second round playoff match-up between the Golden State Warriors and the San Antonio Spurs, it was the Warriors, not the heavily favored Spurs, that appeared to be in control in their playoff destiny.
Lead by Stephen Curry’s 22-point third quarter, the Warriors had built a 16 point lead and looked quicker, fresher and hungrier...
AT&T Center – Coming into the second round of the Western Conference playoffs, Golden State Warriors guards Stephen Curry and Jarrett Jack are averaging a combined 43.1 points and 16.3 assists per game.
The San Antonio Spurs’ perimeter defense will have a challenge on their hands limiting the Warriors dynamic shooters as much as possible. On Sunday, before beginning practice...
So that was kind of weird what happened in Game 1. It's not every day you see a 16-point deficit turn in to a double overtime victory.
Still, that happened and while there wasn't one silver bullet that sparked the comeback, it did help that Stephen Curry stopped making shots in the final six minutes of the fourth quarter.
Part of Curry's woes had to do with...
It wasn’t Stephen Curry that went lights out in the first half of Game 2 of the Western Conference semifinals featuring the Golden State Warriors and San Antonio Spurs, but his backcourt companion, Klay Thompson. Thompson went 11-of-18 from the field, scoring 29 points with hitting 7-of-8 from the perimeter. Heat. Check. Please.The post Klay Thompson’s 29 First-Half Points vs...
The last time the Golden State Warriors beat the San Antonio Spurs was way back in 1997; a streak that spanned 30 games. Wednesday night that streak came to an end. Klay Thompson scored 34--29 of them in the first half--and Stephen Curry chipped in another 22 to lead the Warriors to a 100-91 victory over the Spurs.
Once again it looked like the Spurs were going to make a...
The last time the Golden State Warriors won a game in San Antonio, Tim Duncan was a senior at Wake Forest, Stephen Curry was 8-years-old, while his father, Dell, was averaging 14.8 points per game for the Charlotte Hornets.
30 games and 16 years later, the Golden State Warriors finally have another win in San Antonio, staving away a second straight comeback attempt by the San...
Last night's Spurs-Warriors Semifinal Game 1 was nothing short of exhilarating.
The Spurs came back from an 18-point deficit to win in double-overtime 129-27 and provided NBA fans with what can only be described as an instant classic which will be long remembered for Manu Ginobili's clutch game-winning shot, Stephen Curry's monster third quarter scoring barrage, and...
San Antonio Spurs head coach Gregg Popovich said after the game that it was “polite” of the Golden State Warriors to have Klay Thompson and Stephen Curry switch off games in which they were on fire from the field.
Wednesday night was Thompson’s turn.
The Warriors defeated the Spurs in Game 2 of the second round of the Western Conference playoffs, just two nights removed from...
Klay Thompson scored 34 points, Stephen Curry added 22 and the
Golden State Warriors withstood another furious rally by the San
Antonio Spurs for a 100-91 victory Wednesday night to even their
series at one game apiece and snap a 30-game skid in the Alamo