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Game Links #R3G2: Golden State Warriors 99 vs Houston Rockets 98 - Once again, the Warriors fend off a Rockets last minute comeback attempt

Friday May 22, 2015

- Leftover stuff from last night's game.
Monte Poole: Rewind: Warriors 'haven't put it together yet,' still up 2-0
Adam Lauridsen: Game 2: Anti-Hero (Warriors 99, Rockets 98)
Monte Poole: Both shine, but Curry wins duel with Harden for one reason
CSN Bay Area staff: Warriors-Rockets Game 2 stat pack
Bruce Jenkins: Kid in Warriors’ star Stephen Curry is quite all right | (Mobile)
Rusty Simmons: Warriors: Big matchup pits Bogut vs. Howard | (Mobile)
Ann Killion: Stephen Curry and James Harden trade highlight moments | (Mobile)
Ryan Lund: James Harden is not happy, possibly cursed by Twitter rapper
Kevin Lynch: Game 2 impressions – Are the Rockets dumb on defense?
Carl Steward: Warriors close calls at Oracle make them overwhelming West favorites

- Videos and stuff of the day.

- Here's a backstory on how Jerry West helped Harrison Barnes improve.
CSN Bay Area staff: Jerry West: 'Improved' Barnes can 'take game to another level'

- If you're wondering why there are no practice interviews today, here's why.
Henry K. Lee: Warriors finally slowed — plane to Houston delayed in Oakland

- Reggie Miller comments on his playoff record on the verge of going down, plus other notes.
Diamond Leung: Curry on brink of another 3-point record
CSN Bay Area staff: Curry makes NBA postseason history, eyes next record

- A look ahead to Game 3.
Ann Killion: Rockets out to show that Houston is still Clutch City | (Mobile)
Bay Area News Group: Essential Warriors vs. Rockets Game 3 information: Game time, where's the best place to watch?

Thursday May 21, 2015

Box score | Gameflow

SBNation Network

Warriors: Golden State of Mind
Recap: Warriors vs. Rockets Game 2 final score: Golden State hangs on to beat Houston, 99-98
Postgame: Post game halfway point: We're halfway to the Finals!
Game thread 2: Warriors vs. Rockets Game 2 halftime score: Houston rallies to tie Golden State, 55-55 (1120+ comments)
Game thread 1: Warriors vs. Rockets Game 2 gamethread: Dwight Howard a game-time decision (840+ comments)
Preview: Warriors vs Rockets Game 2, 2015 NBA Playoffs: Golden State looks to defend home court again

Rockets: The Dream Shake
Recap: Rockets vs. Warriors 2015 NBA Playoffs Final Score: Houston and James Harden Fumble Away Game 2
Game thread: Rockets vs. Warriors game thread: Stealing without Superman?
Preview: Rockets-Warriors Game 2 preview: Without Dwight, bench and Ariza are key


Associated Press: Warriors hold off Harden, Rockets 99-98 to take 2-0 lead | Photo Gallery
Sports Network: Warriors survive Rockets' comeback, lead 2-0
Rusty Simmons: Splash Brothers’ defense helps Warriors hold off Rockets in Game 2 | (Mobile)
Rusty Simmons: Leandro Barbosa gives Warriors a lift in 2nd-quarter run | (Mobile)
Janny Hu: Howard hobbled, but Rockets center comes up big | (Mobile)
Chronicle staff: Warriors-Rockets Game 2 by the numbers | (Mobile)
Diamond Leung: Warriors hold off Rockets 99-98, lead series 2-0
Marcus Thompson II: Thompson: Warriors not clicking at home ... but still winning
Jimmy Durkin: Frustrating finish for James Harden, Rockets
Mark Purdy: Purdy: Golden State Warriors just keep winning, as in a dream
Monte Poole: Instant Replay: Warriors survive Rockets, take Game 2
Monte Poole: Draymond: 'Everybody hauled a--' in closing seconds of Game 2
Kevin Kurz : Harden 'couldn't attack' for Rockets on final play
Kevin Kurz : Howard shows strength with 'beast' effort in Game 2

Pregame News

- Updates on Alvin Gentry and the Pelican's coaching position.
ProBasketballTalk: Report: Gentry 'more than interested' in Pelicans job
Monte Poole: Kerr prepared for Gentry to accept new gig

- First, our front court gets awards, now it's our back court's turn!
Monte Poole: All-NBA nods for Curry, Klay 'special, awesome for Warriors' Stephen Curry and Klay Thompson Named to 2014-15 All-NBA Teams

- If you live or work near Westfield San Francisco Centre, you can now pick up some Warriors gear. Warriors to Open Warriors Team Store at Westfield San Francisco Centre

- Oakland Mayor Libby Schaaf said "it's happening" about a parade in Oakland.
Mike Blasky: If Warriors win, expect parade in Oakland

- Jeff Van Gundy thinks the Warriors can be a dynasty.
Rusty Simmons: TV analyst Van Gundy admits a hint of Bay Area bias | (Mobile)

- Like father, like daughter. : Under Armour makes matching 'Curry One' for 2-year-old Riley

- Notes from pregame.
CSN Bay Area staff: What they’re saying: Sights and sounds from Game 2

- Previews of the game.
Monte Poole: NBA Gameday: Warriors mix things up ahead of Game 2
Adam Lauridsen: Pre-Game 2: Fast and Steady

Pregame Videos

Postgame News

- No postgame news.

Postgame Videos

- Postgame stuff from recap:
Photo Gallery


- No interesting notes tonight.

What's next?

- On to Houston to silence their home crowd and really take control of the series.

Day Date Time Opponent TV Radio
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
Sun May 31 6:00 PM Rockets ESPN

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