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The Ten: Curry puts Rockets on the brink

Stephen Curry put together another masterful performance, scoring 40 points to put Golden State within one victory of the NBA Finals.

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The Howard-Harden disconnect (1:03)

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Will the Derrick Rose of old return?

Derrick Rose is optimistic about his health after playing throughout this past postseason and says he's ready to push his body harder than ever.

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In among the bigs, MVP thrives

Dwight Howard is listed at 6-foot-11 and averages more than 10 rebounds a game. Stephen Curry is 6-3 and pulls down about 4 a game. So this battle of the boards was a mismatch, right? Umm ... not so fast.

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Curry shows Rockets fan to his seat

Stephen Curry had a little extra for the crowd after this 3-pointer. After the game, Curry said he told the fan to sit down after hearing the fan say a four-letter word to him.

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McHale: We've got nothing else we can do. We've got to come out and fight. We didn't play particularly well tonight, but they out‑hustled.

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James Harden: 8 ast opportunities in G3, tied for his fewest in a game this postseason. Rockets: 4-of-8 off his passes; 18-of-22 in G 1, 2

Curry: 'It's fun out there'

After his 40-point performance in Game 3, Stephen Curry told ESPN's Doris Burke: "When you get stops and get a flow and a rhythm to the game, things start to happen. It's fun out there."

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That's not how offense works

At one point in Game 3, Josh Smith passed to no one. It was that kind of night for the Rockets.

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Warriors win in rout

Stephen Curry finished with 40 points, 5 rebounds and 7 assists to lead the Warriors to a 115-80 win in Game 3, giving Golden State a 3-0 lead in the Western Conference finals. Box score

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Warriors still cruising

Golden State looks well on its way to a 3-0 series lead. The Warriors lead by 27 with 5:48 left in Houston. No team has overcome a 3-0 series deficit in NBA history. Watch live on ESPN/WatchESPN

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