Warriors vs. Thunder: Game 6 Score and Twitter Reaction from 2016 NBA Playoffs

May 28th, 2016 by Alec Nathan Leave a reply »

Stephen Curry and Klay Thompson were the primary catalysts behind the Golden State Warriors' record-setting 73-win regular season, and they came up with signature performances Saturday night while facing elimination in Game 6 of the Western Conference Finals.

Although the defending champions trailed by eight points entering the fourth quarter, Thompson and Curry both erupted down the stretch, raining down three-pointers and silencing the Chesapeake Energy Arena crowd to capture a 108-101 win and force a Game 7 on Monday. 

Curry, who started the game in sluggish fashion, thrived in the clutch and banked in an off-balance runner with 14.3 seconds remaining to put the Warriors up by five and seal the deal, as the NBA on TNT documented on Twitter: 

Curry flirted with a triple-double to the tune of 31 points (9-of-22 shooting, 6-of-13 from three), 10 rebounds and nine assists, but his late-game heroics wouldn't have been possible if Thompson hadn't set the stage with a flurry of triples in perhaps the finest performance of his postseason career. 

Over the course of 40 minutes, Th ...

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