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Lower than six years in the past, a legend was born in opposition to the Oklahoma Metropolis Thunder.

Klay Thompson beat the Thunder 108-101 to set an 11-pointer report within the collection, and with that got here the beginning of ‘Sport 6 Klay’.

When the Warriors wanted him most within the playoff collection, Thompson would step up and give up.

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Klay Thompson has been huge for the Warriors. Ezra Shaw/Getty Pictures/AFPSupply: AFP

Naturally, Golden State’s sniper as soon as once more clutched a 110-96 win for the Warriors, sealing the collection in opposition to a resistant Memphis Grizzlies aspect.

The Warriors will now play the Phoenix Suns or Dallas Mavericks within the Western Convention Finals.

Thompson completed the sport with 30 factors, whereas Steph Curry added 29 factors in the previous couple of key 3-pointers to assist the Warriors come house.

Kevon Looney and Draymond Inexperienced mixed with 38 rebounds to destroy the Grizzlies on the board – six factors in need of all the Memphis roster.

Memphis did a superb job pushing Sport 6 with out Ja Morant in a dominant 134-95 win. However that victory got here at house, and this time the Grizzlies needed to go to the Chase Middle.

The Warriors didn’t recuperate from their very own accidents as they misplaced Otto Porter Jr., Andre Iguodala and Gary Paton III.

This meant the Grizzlies had loads of probability to push Sport 7, trailing 30-26 after the primary quarter regardless of Thompson’s early announcement.

He had 11 factors at that time and Looney had 11 rebounds for the Warriors.

Turnovers have confirmed to be an issue for Golden State although, with Dillon Brooks (12 factors) scoring six factors within the first quarter retaining Memphis inside.

Thompson (17) and Brooks (18) remained high scorers with the Warriors main 53-51 within the first half, and Inexperienced added eight factors with the identical variety of rebounds.

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The most important problem for Golden State was persevering with to restrict turnovers, taking collection 8-0, 7-0 and 12-0 within the first half with Memphis in contact.

“We have to decelerate. The again door is not open… now we have to be affected person,” Warriors head coach Mike Brown mentioned of the turnover.

The Warriors have been nonetheless main 77-76 after the third quarter, and Thompson and Inexperienced (37 factors) almost beat the remainder of the Golden State collection (41 factors).

Even Curry was struggling to come back out of the underside and he wasn’t the one one, Golden State shot 7 on 13 from the 3-point area within the first quarter and have since gone up 8-32.

Then, seven minutes into the ultimate quarter, Desmond Bane’s shot put the Grizzlies forward and put all the eye again on the Warriors.

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