In this duel of the first two of the Western Conference, the Rockets lost to the Warriors in the last quarter, after a balanced match, despite a dominance in visitor statistics (45 rebounds at 38, 35 assists at 20, 55.2% at 2 points against 47.2%). Eric Gordon has 30 points, 3 rebounds and 7 assists, Chris Paul 28 points, 7 rebounds, 9 assists, Gerald Green 29 points, 3 rebounds. In front, Stephen Curry finished with 29 points, 9 rebounds, 5 assists, Klay Thompson 28 points, 3 rebounds, 4 assists, and Draymond Green 17 points, 14 rebounds, 10 assists.
Houston takes the first quarter time 37-33 at the end of the period, thanks to the 3 points of Green and Gordon. Golden State starts on a 7-2 in the second quarter and returns to 39-40, then both teams cling to halftime. The Warriors pocket it 29-26 but the Rockets stay ahead 63-62.
The third quarter is just as tight, the Warriors are ahead of 74-79 and then the Rockets pass in front of 85-79. The two teams are tied 90-90 but Young and Curry chained the 3 points, giving them the period 31-27 and 3 points ahead at the start of the last 90-93. The Warriors quickly take a 10-point lead 91-101 and control the Rockets who fail to come back. Golden State takes the last quarter 31-24 and the match 124-114.
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