OAKLAND – Golden State Warriors geared up for Finals after winning against Portland Trailblazers in 114-111 scores. May 16.
Stephen Curry led the victory with 37 points 8 assists, 8 rebounds. Klay Thompson and Draymond Green backed Curry with 24 points and 16 points respectively.
Trailblazers Damian Lillard and CJ McCollum matched Warriors with 23 and 22 points. Lillard supported the Portland with 10 Assists 5 rebounds while McCollum 5 assists and 3 rebounds.
Even if Kevin Durant is absent due to injury, Warriors’ team players contributed to the victory specially Kevon Looney and Jordan Bell who gave 14 and 11 points each.
Unfortunately, Durant will not be able to join on Game 3 and 4 until his strained right calf is healed and if Warriors will make it to NBA finals.
The game started with Trailblazer’s big leads in the early quarters with 17 points. However, Curry and Thompson combined three points on the later quarters closed the gaps that led them to victory.
“Our experience really paid off for us tonight having a bunch of guys who just won’t quit,” said Draymond Green
Moreover, historic clash between Curry siblings got a spotlight on the said game. Seth Curry who added 16 points to Trailblazer plus one rebound and two assists made the game more intriguing as their parents are present to support them.
Meanwhile, Game 3 and 4 will be held on May 18 and 20 at Portland. Their fates will be decided after those game series.

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