The Golden State Warriors are again.
For the primary time since dropping to the Toronto Raptors in 2019, the Golden State Warriors are returning to the NBA Finals. After ending off the Dallas Mavericks, 120-110 in Sport 5 of the Western Convention finals behind 32 factors from Klay Thompson, the Warriors have an opportunity to snag their fourth Larry O’Brien trophy in eight years.
Coming off a lopsided affair in Sport four that noticed the Warrior’s path by as many as 29 factors, the Warriors managed Sport 5 for its entirety.
Thompson, who led all scorers, shot 12-for-25 from the ground, flattening eight of the 16 three-pointers he tried. His 32 factors match his postseason excessive this yr when he dropped 32 in a Sport four loss to the Denver Nuggets within the first spherical.
Stephen Curry, was named the Western Convention Finals MVP by averaging 23. eight factors per sport within the sequence, scored 15 factors whereas doling out a game-high 9 assists. Whereas an ankle tweak within the first quarter appeared to restrict his means to be aggressive offensively.
Regardless of this, Curry was in a position to knock down what was primarily the dagger of the sequence — a nook three-pointer to place Golden State up 118-112 with two minutes to play.
Golden State will play the winner of the Boston Celtics – Miami Warmth sequence, which Boston Presently leads, 3-2. Whatever the winner, the Warriors could have the posh of home-court benefit as they’ll host Video games 1 and a pair of to open the NBA Finals, which start on June 2.
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