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Stephen Curry, pictured after making a basket against the New Orleans Pelicans during Game 5 of the Western Conference Semifinals of the 2018 NBA Playoffs at ORACLE Arena on May 8, 2018 in Oakland, California, is better than anyone on the Houston Rockets.

Everyone has been waiting for the inevitable postseason meeting between Houston and Golden State since the season began. Provided the Rockets beat them twice this season and will go on scoring binges of their own and should continue to play with the supreme confidence a team with 65 wins brings to each game.

But if it were up to him, he would have done even more. He has a truly ridiculous impact on the Warriors' offense; Curry's incredible shooting gravity tears apart opposing defenses who can not risk leaving him open for a second once he crosses halfcourt. But unlike Harden, he had more than just a little help from his friends. He's made just 31.4 percent of his 3-pointers in 10 games this postseason.

"Because we've never been on the road to start a series in the last four years, this feels different", Kerr said. "He can get any shot he wants".

Since 2015, the Warriors have commanded four of the six highest prices for the Western Conference Finals.

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In the meantime, the Rockets and Warriors tip off Monday night in Houston. The No 1 and No 2 seed going head-to-head for a place in the NBA Finals.

Rudy Gobert, who had 11 points and nine rebounds, had a dunk after that, but a 3-pointer by Harden extended Houston's lead to 92-77 with about 8½ minutes left. A James Harden drive and layup, his first points of the game since his opening quarter flurry, returned the Warrior lead to four with 3:10 remaining in the first-half. "That's a good position to be in", said Golden State coach Steve Kerr, whose Warriors open the best-of-seven Western Conference finals at Houston on Monday in search of a fourth straight trip to the NBA Finals. "This is the most dialed we've been all year". We didn't switch properly, turned the ball over and missed too many layups.

"We are better than them". The Rockets are 50-5 this season these three play together.

"What he does has been unbelievable", D'Antoni said. "(But) we don't have it. "Or they can start big (with a handful of options including JaVale McGee or Kevon Looney) and keep a guy back - we just came off Utah and that's what they did".

The Rockets are helmed by an innovative offensive mind, the Warriors stewarded by a former player and executive who has enjoyed rousing success on the bench. Watch TNT also streams live on the Amazon Fire TV set-top streaming device, allowing fans to watch the Warriors vs. Rockets showdown streaming live to their TV sets.

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"I think he's going to get even better as the series goes on, which is good for us", Kerr said of Curry. The Warriors don't have an active center who can match Capela's skill and Paul's cool hand keeps turnovers to a minimum which is what the Warriors thrive on.

I don't think it will be.

Nick Young and Durant would hit three-pointers as Golden State would trail by only one point after the first quarter of play, 30-29. My problem is that, ever since they signed Durant, it feels like we're being denied a full glimpse at what this team is capable of. They also won each of those three games. "We try to get good shots every time down and defend on the other end".

The most important matchup in this series is between the two best point guards in basketball.

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