The Golden State Warriors suffered their worst loss in the 2016 NBA Playoffs getting blown out by the Oklahoma City Thunder, 133-105 in Game 3 of the Western Conference Finals. Warriors vs Thunder Game 4 is set Wednesday and the Warriors are poised to tie the series getting lucky with Draymond Green, who was not suspended by the league despite his kick against Steven Adams in the previous game.
Russell Westbrook, Kevin Durant and the rest of the Thunder played with the Warriors in Game 3 and they grabbed the 2-1 series lead in the best-of-seven. They now have a chance to get the commanding 3-1 series before the series returns to Golden State for Game 5.
Durant and Westbrook scored 33 and 30 points, respectively to lead their team with the point guard posting a near triple-double with 12 rebounds and 8 assists. Durant added 8 rebounds and 3 blocks for the Thunder, which led big at halftime and never let up.
Warriors vs Thunder series summary:
Game 1: Thunder 108, Warriors 102
Game 2: Thunder 91, Warriors 118
Game 3: Warriors 105, Thunder 133
Stephen Curry led the Warriors with 24 points but missed 10 of 17 shots while Klay Thompson and Green also struggled from the field. Thompson was 8 of 19 from the field for 18 points while Green missed 8 of 9 shots for just six points.
However, Green and the Warriors got lucky on Monday after the NBA announced that Green’s flagrant foul on Adams was only upgraded to a flagrant 2 and not a suspension expected by many NBA fans. The Warriors will now have a full line-up in trying to tie the series on Tuesday night in OKC.
Warriors vs Thunder Betting Odds:
The Warriors are the favorites in Game 4 favored by 1.5 points in the spread.
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