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Final Score: Warriors shame Dub Nation, lose 129-121 to Clips in Game 5

The Warriors defense got eviscerated in Oracle Arena.

Los Angeles Clippers v Golden State Warriors - Game Five Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images

The Golden State Warriors lost Game 5 at home 129-121 to the unrelenting Los Angeles Clippers. L.A. refused to die.

Kevin Durant led the champs with 45 points. Steph Curry added 24 points, and Klay Thompson chipped in 22 of his own. Offense wasn’t really the problem, folks. The issue was the Clippers shredding the Warriors defense with the unstoppable Lou Wlliams-Montrezl Harrell pick-and-roll.

Williams led the Clips with 33 points off of the bench, and Harrell added 24.

The Clippers took control of the first half behind some TRAGIC defense from the champions.

The Dubs gave up 71 points in the half, at home, in a close out game they needed to have in order to keep pace with the Houston Rockets (the Rox advanced to the 2nd round earlier that evening).

Draymond Green came out fired up in the third quarter, barking his way to a technical. It was clear he was looking to be the emotional spark, and went out of his way to get the crowd hyped.

The Warriors eventually took a brief lead late in the fourth quarter, but the Williams-Harrell combo was unstoppable. I can’t believe I just typed that.

Feel free to vent your hearts out in the comments, GSoM. This was one of those losses.

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