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Warriors vs. Rockets, Game 1 halftime score: Golden State rallies to take 58-55 lead over Houston

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The Warriors will continue to battle with the Rockets in the second half.

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One of our big questions entering this series was how the Houston Rockets would defend the Golden State Warriors.

Well, after the first half of Game 1 we have some baseline data.

This was the early result:

Then Dwight Howard had to leave the game due to a little injury scare and David Lee checked in because SURELY he could be effective with Howard out.

Oh.

But after fooling around with big lineups, the Warriors went small in the second quarter with Draymond Green at the 5 and suddenly everything changed.

Poor Houston fans.

And that was before Steph did this:

But the moral of the story? Don't go to the restroom during Warriors games.