The Golden State Warriors have Friday night secured the semi-finals in the Western Conference of the NBA. The defending champion from the Californian Oakland won 110-129 of the LA Clippers, and came to an impassable ahead 4-2.
Kevin Durant was the man of the evening in the Staples Center. He made less than 50 points, for the 30-year-old American set a personal record in the play-offs. Also Stephen Curry (24 pts) and Draymond Green (16 pts, 14 rbs, 10 ass) were on the appointment.
“This is one of the tastiest performance that I in my life have seen”, said Durants coach Steve Kerr, a former teammate of Michael Jordan, afterwards, about the performance of the tenfold All Star. “He takes us though some of the matches really dragged, and today he was again on the appointment.”
In the next round, the Warriors the best Durant again need because then wait, after all, Houston, the team of reigning MVP James Harden. The Rockets in their first round easy Utah aside 4-1.
The duel is a re-release of the Conferencefinale of 2018. Golden State had seven games need to move away from the Texans, and to push to the grand finale against Cleveland.
Golden State enjoy in the first two matches, the home advantage. Sunday night will take the teams to each other for the first time.