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Game Links #R3G1: Golden State Warriors 110 vs Houston Rockets 106 - Rockets last minute comeback attempt made for a nerve-racking ending

Wednesday May 20, 2015

- Leftover stuff from last night's game.
Monte Poole: Rewind: Warriors 'changed the game' by going with small ball
Adam Lauridsen: Game 1: Waiting for Superman (Warriors 110, Rockets 106)
Marcus Thompson II: Thompson: Warriors' Klay Thompson embraces latest challenge
Al Saracevic: 3 cheers for evolution of new day in NBA playoffs | (Mobile)
Monte Poole: Livingston 'terrific' for Warriors in Game 1 vs. Rockets
Kevin Kurz : Howard's status uncertain for Game 2 vs. Warriors
Kevin Kurz : Riding Harden, slowing Warriors key for Rockets moving forward
Monte Poole: Warriors notes: Draymond harasses Howard; changing styles
Katie Dowd: Steph Curry’s daughter steals the show after Game 1
CSN Bay Area staff: Riley Curry to Steph: 'That's too loud daddy; be quiet'

- Videos and stuff of the day.

- Being an MVP doesn't make you immune to flop fines.
2.2 MB: Stephen Curry fined for flop violation

- Notes from practice.
Scott Ostler: Ostler: Despite fine, Curry isn’t among top floppers | (Mobile)
Carl Steward: Houston Rockets' Dwight Howard questionable for Game 2
Marcus Thompson II: Thompson: Warriors' Klay Thompson embraces latest challenge
Jeff Faraudo: NBA fines Stephen Curry for flopping
Monte Poole: Kerr 'morally outraged,' Curry disagrees with flop fine
Jeff Faraudo: Warriors' Speights still out
Antonio Gonzalez: Stephen Curry's daughter steals the show
Monte Poole: Draymond: Warriors' Bogut 'buying me dinner for sure'
Kevin Kurz : Howard not feeling any better, questionable for Game 2
Kevin Kurz : Rockets' McHale: 'There are holes' in Warriors' small lineup

- First team all defense! And second team all defense!
CSN Bay Area staff: Draymond, Bogut named to All-Defense teams Draymond Green and Andrew Bogut Named to NBA All-Defensive Teams

- How many of these 18 bits of Warriors players' trivia did you know?
Katie Dowd:: 18 things you didn't know about the Golden State Warriors | (Mobile)

- Jeff Van Gundy was talking about the #1 pick during a media teleconference call.
Jeff Faraudo: ESPN's Jeff Van Gundy calls Warriors' Bogut 'just 'another guy'

Tuesday May 19, 2015

Box score | Gameflow

SBNation Network

Warriors: Golden State of Mind
Recap: Warriors Hold off Pesky Rockets to take Game 1, 110-106
Postgame: Post game relief: That could have been a bad way to start a series
Game thread 2: Warriors vs. Rockets, Game 1 halftime score: Golden State rallies to take 58-55 lead over Houston (1100+ comments)
Game thread 1: Warriors vs. Rockets gamethread: The Western Conference Finals are here! (1080+ comments)
Preview: Warriors vs. Rockets Game 1 preview: West's top two square off in uptempo matinee

Rockets: The Dream Shake
Recap: Rockets vs. Warriors 2015 NBA Playoffs Final Score: Houston can't keep up with Golden State
Game thread: Rockets vs. Warriors Conference Finals Game 1 Game Thread
Preview: Rockets vs. Warriors Game 1 preview: Brace yourselves for the Western Conference Finals


Associated Press: Warriors rally past Rockets 110-106 in Game 1 of West finals | Photo Gallery
Sports Network: Curry, Warriors outlast Harden, Rockets in Game 1
Rusty Simmons: Warriors hang on to beat Rockets in Game 1 | (Mobile)
Rusty Simmons: Shaun Livingston lifts Warriors with big 2nd quarter | (Mobile)
Scott Ostler: 1st round of Curry vs. Harden goes to the Warrior | (Mobile)
John Shea: Rockets after Game 1 loss: ‘It’s not going to be an easy series’ for Warriors | (Mobile)
Chronicle staff: Warriors-Rockets, by the numbers | (Mobile)
Diamond Leung: Warriors beat Rockets in West finals opener
Carl Steward: Shaun Livingston rescues Warriors off bench
Marcus Thompson II: Thompson: Curry delivers another MVP performance
Monte Poole: Instant Replay: Warriors wake up, hold off Rockets in Game 1
Feltbot: Down Goes Dwight: Warriors 110 Rockets 106

Pregame News

- A look back at the season series and a preview of the series.
CSN Bay Area staff: Regular season series in review: Warriors sweep Rockets
Chris L: Where they’ve each come from…(Warriors—Rockets series preview)

- Last year, Kevin McHale gave Steve Kerr some advice on whether or not to coach.
Ann Killion: Warriors’ Kerr leaned on Rockets’ McHale for career advice | (Mobile)

- The Warriors gave Alvin Gentry permission to do head coach interviews. Curry is on Sports Illustrated. And other tidbits.
Rusty Simmons: Warriors assistant Gentry talks to Pelicans about top post | (Mobile)
CSN Bay Area staff: Warriors MVP Curry featured on cover of Sports Illustrated
Diamond Leung: Charles Barkley: Warriors have ‘little rinky-dink frontline’ that doesn’t stack up with NBA’s best all-time

- Notes from shootaround.
Kevin Kurz : McHale: Rockets 'got to get up into, attack' Warriors
John Shea: Dwight Howard, Rockets to ‘see if (Warriors) want the fight just as much as we do’ | (Mobile)
Kevin Kurz : Rockets' Ariza: Beating Warriors 'all about determination, fight'
CSN Bay Area staff: What they're saying: W's vs. Rockets in Game 1 of West Finals

- Previews of the game.
Monte Poole: NBA Gameday: Klay, Warriors big favorites over Harden, Rockets
Adam Lauridsen: Pre-Game 1: Earned Confidence

- Notes from pregame.
Al Saracevic: Key matchup: Bogut vs. Howard | (Mobile)
Monte Poole: McHale, Rockets ready to rumble with Warriors

Pregame Videos

Postgame News

- No postgame news.

Postgame Videos

- Postgame stuff from recap:
Photo Gallery


- No interesting notes tonight.

What's next?

- All games will be played every other day. So on Thursday, two things: Can we play with more alertness? And, is Dwight Howard able to play?

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Thu May 21 6:00 PM Rockets ESPN
Sat May 23 6:00 PM @Rockets ESPN
Mon May 25 6:00 PM @Rockets ESPN
Wed May 27 6:00 PM Rockets ESPN
Fri May 29 6:00 PM @Rockets ESPN

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