With that 119-111 win in their back pocket, along with Game 4 on their home court, it looked like New Orleans had a pretty good shot of evening up the series at two games apiece.
"I just challenged him to be who he is". "That's when I'm free and having fun out there, and forceful". But this is the way we've played the whole season, so we're not going to all of a sudden try to adjust and do something completely different, because the success we've had has been based on playing at a fast pace and being a team that has played the fastest pace in the league.
That hesitation stopped, and the move played a major factor in the Warriors finishing with a 118-92 Game 4 victory over the New Orleans Pelicans on Sunday and cementing a 3-1 series lead in the Western Conference semifinals.More news: Karnataka elections: JD(S) releases manifesto, promises 100 % farm loan waiver
"We got momentum on our side really early", Curry said.
"Just find ways to get him in scoring positions", Curry said.
Sometimes people forget basketball is just a game. Close-out games require the best an aspiring championship team can muster, even one that's already been vetted twice in the past three seasons the way the Warriors have. Quinn Cook came to play and looked like the confident scorer that emerged in Stephen Curry's absence late in the regular season; he had 12 points in 17 minutes off the bench after getting nearly no minutes for the entire series, as Kerr opted to put in Nick Young in the first three games, to no avail.
The host Pelicans, led by 26 points and 12 rebounds from Anthony Davis, never led while Golden State stretched the lead to as many as 26 points.More news: Build 2018: Microsoft's Cortana and Amazon Alexa integration is still a thing
It's been almost a month since the New Orleans Pelicans went to Golden State feeling like their season was on the line.
"That's as far as we need to look". "I feel like I have a bit more in the tank, but the coach is making the calls and trying to make the right rotations and save me", Curry said after Game 4, as quoted by the Express.
Donovan Mitchell has scored 10 points on 4-5 shooting in 26 possessions against Eric Gordon.More news: US 'Balikatan' mutual defense exercises open today
Mitchell started finding lanes to the basket late and got the Jazz within 85-80 after he fueled a 10-2 run.