The Western Conference semifinal series between the second-seeded San Antonio Spurs and the sixth-seeded Golden State Warriors wasn’t as one-sided as some people expected.
While the Spurs have always been known for their defense under multi-titled NBA coach Gregg Popovich, the Warriors, a franchise, not known for their defense, simply blew San Antonio out with their impeccable Game Two shooting on the way to a 100-91 win to level the series at one apiece.
Now, the Warriors are heading back to Oakland, where they have gone 3-0 in the post-season.
It’s like David going up against the NBA’s Goliath.
Stephen Curry has been a noted scorer, but thus far in the playoffs, the son of former NBA gunner Dell, leveled up his game further by netting 44 points in a losing effort in Game One, before scoring 22 in Game Two.
Curry’s sweet-shooting teammate Klay Thompson though took the spotlight in Game Two, firing 29 of his 34 points in the first half and leading the Warriors to the gigantic victory.
I’m no Warriors fan, but I believe they are capable of upstaging the veteran, but older Spurs simply because of their youth, dynamism and passion for the game.
Hopefully, the Warriors could pull off a major upset because that could bring a huge boost to their confidence in their continued quest for NBA greatness.
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