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Western Conference finals Game 5 (1:45)
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Even Warriors shocked to be kings of West

Golden State reigns over the vaunted Western Conference. Not the Spurs or OKC. The Warriors. It was unexpected, and don't be surprised if it lasts.

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The Herd: James Harden isn't a leader (1:41)
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NBA assists of the week (0:55)
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Warriors finish off Rockets (2:49)
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Harden salutes Warriors (1:13)
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Warriors show dominance (1:08)
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Warriors top Rockets, end 40-year Finals drought

Stephen Curry had 26 points and eight rebounds, Harrison Barnes added 24 points, and the Golden State Warriors advanced to the NBA Finals for the first time in 40 years Wednesday night.

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Warriors' Thompson showing signs of concussion

Golden State Warriors shooting guard Klay Thompson developed concussion-like symptoms after Wednesday night's series-clinching Game 5 win over the Houston Rockets, the team announced.

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Barnes throws down the hammer (0:06)
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Thompson takes knee to head (0:33)
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Thompson takes knee to the head (0:06)
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Curry heating up (0:06)
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1dCalvin Watkins

Howard picks up 7th technical foul of postseason

Rockets center Dwight Howard picked up his seventh technical of the postseason in Game 5 on Wednesday night and would have been suspended for Game 6 had it been necessary.

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Harden drives through traffic for slam (0:06)
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Thompson finds Barnes downcourt (0:20)
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Barnes throws it down (0:17)
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Curry steal leads to layup (0:10)
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Jalen Rose names the moves of Chef James Harden (1:23)
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Pitino Game bids farewell to the Houston Rockets (2:25)

2014-15 Team Stats

Points Per Game103.96th
Rebounds Per Game43.714th
Assists Per Game22.29th
Points Allowed100.517th

Team History

YearWLPCT
2014-155626.682
2013-145428.658
2012-134537.548
2011-123432.515
2010-114339.524

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