- Warriors Strike first in west finals
The Warriors Western Conference defeated the Trail Blazers 116-94 in the first game, leading the series 1-0. After Curry's game, the total score of the career playoffs came to 2675 points, surpassing Harden, Bill Russell, and rising to 33rd in history.
Curry made 9 of 15 points, 9 points and 9 points to tie the career record of the playoffs. In the 4th single game of the playoffs, he scored 8 or more points in a single game, and tied the record set by Ray Allen. The game scored 36 points 7 assists and 6 rebounds. Thompson made 10 of 24 shots, scored 26 points, 3 assists and 3 steals in 3 of 9-pointers. Green scored 12 points, 10 rebounds, 5 assists, 3 blocks and 2 steals. The Warriors played a total of eight substitutes today, and Damian Jones made his first show after being seriously injured.
On the Blazers side, Lillard made 4 of 12 shots, 3 points, 5 shots, 2 points, 19 points, 6 assists, 4 rebounds, 7 turnovers, McCollum 7 of 19 shots, 3 points, 5 shots, 1 of 17 points, 3 points. With rebounds, Haggis scored 17 points, 4 rebounds and 3 blocks, and Hood scored 17 points.The Warriors played three-pointer in the fourth quarter, Cook scored two three-pointers, Thompson also scored three points on the outside, the Warriors 90-79 extended the lead to 11 points. The Warriors then extended their lead to 16 points with 97-81.
Curry showed an excellent three-point ability today, and made many high-scoring three-pointers, including a three-pointer against McCollum after the dribble, and a three-pointer in the fast break, using the cover to cast a super-three Minute. At the end of the first three quarters, Curry made 8 of 14 shots and scored 33 points, 5 rebounds and 5 assists. At the end of the game, Curry's total score in the playoffs surpassed Harden and Russell, rising to 33rd in history.