OKLAHOMA CITY (CBS/AP) — Warriors are coming home…. for game seven!!!
The Thunder tried again to close out Golden State in the NBA Western Conference final Saturday, but Golden State managed to pull off a 108-101 win on Oklahoma City’s home court.READ MORE: UPDATE: Fawn Fire Grows to 6,850 Acres in Shasta County; No New Structures Destroyed
Klay Thompson made a playoff record with 11 3-pointers, scoring 41 points. After a slow start, Stephen Curry bounced back to finish with 29 points, 10 rebounds and 9 assists.
“I’m just so proud of everybody, man,” Thompson said after the game. “We were down almost the whole game and we never gave up.”
The Warriors made 21 of 44 3-pointers on Saturday, while Oklahoma City was 3 of 23.
“About time we had a stretch in this building where we imposed our will,” Curry said.READ MORE: Costco Limits Water, Toilet Paper, Other Purchases Due To Supply Chain Delays
The Warriors certainly did impose their will. Game 6 was a must win in OKC where they have been hammered twice in the series.
Oklahoma seemed to fall apart in the final minutes of this game giving Golden state the win.
The Warriors trailed for most of the game and were down 8 going into the fourth quarter. That’s when Klay turned it around, scoring four 3-pointers at the start of the period. Then Curry hit two 3s, and tied the game at 99.
Finally, Golden was ahead 104-101 after Thompson knocked down a 3-pointer with just 1:35 left to play.
The final score was 108-101.MORE NEWS: SF City Planners Won't Allow Taqueria El Farolito In North Beach Due To 'Chain Store' Ban
Now both teams will be heading to Oakland for Game 7 of the Western Conference finals.