On Tuesday night, Stephen Curry had a lot of room for change and he did capitalize on it as he found his touch to Get the Golden State Warriors on an early roll. As for the defenders of the Portland Trail Blazers, they were either too far back on the paint or were a step behind all night.
Damian Lillard, the star of Trail Blazers said about Curry’s wide open shots, “Practice Shots”.
So far after Kevin Durant left the 2nd round series due to a calf injury Warriors are showing that they can still keep on winning the games.
Curry made it look easy once more as he had 9 3-pointers to lead his team with 36 points for a win over Portland Trail Blazers on Tuesday night by 116-94 for the Game 1 of the Western Conference Finals.
Curry said, “I know what I am capable of on the floor. This situation now calls for me to be a bit offensive and aggressive and that’s what I am gonna go ahead. It was obviously very good to see the ball going in. I was not able to shot well in the last series but tonight I had a good start. I want to be able to maintain that. Every game is different and you need to reestablish yourself.”
As for the Klay Thompson of the Splash Brothers, he scored 26 points which also included his one hand slam late in the game. As for Draymond Green, he finished for the team with 12 points along with 10 rebounds, 3 blocks, 2 steals, and 5 assists.
As for Trail Blazers, their star players were having an extremely off night as they were led by Damian Lillard, who scored mere 19 points, while CJ McCollum added in his 17 points.
The Game 2 for the Western Conference Finals will be played in Oakland on Thursday night. Kevin Durant is most likely to make his return in this game from his strained calf injury.