Golden State, which set an N.B.A. record for regular-season wins, still faces ouster from the playoffs in Game 6 of the Western Conference finals in Oklahoma City on Saturday.
“We ain’t going home! We’re not going home!” Stephen Curry screamed at the top of his lungs.
Andrew Bogut responded to his coach’s challenge with a big game for the Golden State Warriors as they kept alive their NBA season on Thursday.
Mike D’Antoni is taking his “Seven Seconds or Less” offense to Houston, where James Harden is waiting to give his new coach the kind of weapon that could be a perfect fit for his system.
Andre Iguodala and Harrison Barnes bombed in 3-pointers on consecutive possessions during an eight-point flurry that opened a 12-point lead early in the fourth quarter, and the Golden State Warriors held on from there to stay alive in the Western Conference finals with a 120-111 victory over the Oklahoma Thunder on Thursday night.
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