His 38 points in the first half were enough to tie for second-most of all-time in the National Basketball Association playoffs, falling just one shy of Eric "Sleepy" Floyd's record 39.
Durant scored 38 of his playoff career-high 50 points in the first half, matching Charles Barkley, who scored 38 of his 56 points in the first half 25 years earlier to help the Phoenix Suns finish off a first-round sweep of the Warriors.
The Warriors next will take on the Houston Rockets. Houston flew to the Bay Area on Friday in advance of the possible Sunday matchup.
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"I can't imagine-and I've talked to some teams-a team saying we're gonna pass on this guy because he's left or right wing". He said his slot experience in college was limited, but "I can play in the slot, 100 percent, like the back of my hand".
With the Golden State Warriors and the Houston Rockets both (finally) into the next round, we're about to get a second-round series that could mark a paradigm shift in the National Basketball Association.
The victor of the Golden State/L.A. series will move on to face the Houston Rockets, who won their series over the Utah Jazz in five games.
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L'Atlético a 'perdu' la Liga à l'extérieur
Les chiffres ne mentent pas: l' Atlético aurait pu embêter le Barça en Liga s'il avait été plus solide à l'extérieur. Le seul but de la rencontre a été inscrit par Joaquin Fernandez, contre son camp (66e).
According to point guard Steph Curry, although it was a battle, it was the battle they needed.
Durant was 12 of 17 from the floor, made all 10 of his free throws and sank four 3-pointers Friday night to lead the Golden State Warriors to a 72-53 advantage over the LA Clippers.
LeBron James knew what time it was after Dame Lillard's series victor
Thunder: Thunder coach Billy Donovan was called for a technical in the first quarter for arguing a no-call against Steven Adams. In Game 1 against the Thunder, he had 20 points and 18 rebounds and was dubbed the game's MVP by teammate Damian Lillard .