Warriors Set NBA Record vs. Rockets for Most 3-Pointers in Playoff Game

April 24th, 2016 by Mike Norris Leave a reply »

The Golden State Warriors may have been without Stephen Curry for the second half on Sunday against the Houston Rockets, but it didn't stop them from setting yet another NBA record. 

A fourth-quarter three-pointer from Brandon Rush was the team's 21st, setting the record for the most in a playoff game, according to Jonathan Feigen of the Houston Chronicle. 

Golden State connected on 21 of 40 shots from downtown and was led by Klay Thompson, who was 7-of-11. Nine players hit at least one trey, including Curry, who was 1-of-7 before exiting with a knee injury.

Draymond Green didn't mince words when describing his team's hot shooting, per ESPN.com: "Let's not fool ourselves. When you hit the shots we're hitting, things are going to go your way," he said.

Thompson seemed to think he needed to step up with Curry out, according to ESPN.com.

"I was trying to raise our level of intensity," he said, also per ESPN.com. "When you play with emotion and play for your teammates, you can really get going. If we have that same emotion and intensity on Wednesday, we should be ...

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