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Windhorst: LeBron was urging calm

ESPN's Brian Windhorst on James' message to Cleveland: "[LeBron] was saying, 'Hey, if you have a lot of passion and you're angry about something, channel it into rooting for the Cavs tonight in Cleveland.'"

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Warriors outscoring opponents by 163 pts in the postseason with Draymond Green on the court, compared with minus-43 with him on the bench

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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