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Kevin Durant carried the Warriors with 35 points in Game 1: -Scored 10 of the Warriors' 15 points over the final 4:34 of the 3rd with Steph Curry on the bench in foul trouble -Scored 9 of the Warriors' 15 points over the final 5:35 of the 4th with the game up in the air.

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The Rockets missed an opportunity to close out this series and get a little rest before their potential semifinal matchup with the Golden State Warriors after giving away a game they had controlled for the first three quarters. They will be trying to bounce back from their disappointing fourth quarter performance and close out the series with a win on Wednesday.

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It will occur a round earlier than most probably expected, but the No. 1 seed Golden State Warriors will face the No. 4 Houston Rockets in the second round of the 2019 NBA playoffs, beginning on Sunday in Oakland. The two teams squared off in the best series of last year's playoffs in the Western Conference finals, with the Warriors emerging in seven games after falling behind 3-2.

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“We’ve all been in every sort of game — behind 3-2, up 3-2, up 3-0, everything,” began Gregg Popovich on Thursday, putting an answer to a pregame question in terms that I’m quite sure no one in the room could actually relate to. Not me, not Project Spurs’ Paul Garcia, not even the coach in the opposing locker room, Michael Malone, who was himself heading into his first career Game 6, as well as his first elimination game.

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It finally happened. Your Milwaukee Bucks have finally shed the stink of first round series losses, sweeping the Detroit Pistons with a 127-104 win on the back of Giannis Antetokounmpo. Detroit played their best basketball yet to start off the first quarter, but the Bucks battled back to make it just a 28-26 advantage for the Pistons after one. The teams exchanged a series of hot shooting streaks back and forth, but the Bucks still trailed 62-56 at halftime. Finally, the Bucks broke through in the third with frenetic drives to force trips to the free throw line, leading 95-85 through three. That momentum continued into the fourth, as the Bucks pulled away to secure the win.

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