Warriors vs. Thunder: Score, Highlights, Reaction from 2016 Regular Season

February 27th, 2016 by Alec Nathan Leave a reply »

When the playoffs roll around, NBA fans will be crossing their fingers for a Western Conference Finals showdown between the Golden State Warriors and Oklahoma City Thunder.

In a high-octane matchup that resembled the basketball version of Mad Max: Fury Road, the Warriors and Thunder traded buckets at ridiculous rates and in the most outrageous of fashions Saturday before the Warriors secured a 121-118 overtime win at Chesapeake Energy Arena on Stephen Curry's game-winning three-pointer from steps inside the half-court line with 0.6 seconds remaining. 

After rolling his ankle and briefly exiting the game in the early stages of the third quarter, Curry returned and scorched the Thunder's home floor to the tune of 46 points on 14-of-24 shooting from the field while tying the NBA record with 12 made threes on 16 attempts. 

In the process of lighting up Oklahoma City's defense from beyond the arc, Curry broke his own single-season record with his 287th three-point field goal this season—finishing with 288—which elicited a marvelous response from Cleve ...

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