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thompson drives to the hoop, lays it in quickly. still 11.8 remaining. double-teaming durant trying to stop him, throws it up, deflected by thompson. green trying to save it, and he does. to iguodala. iguodala puts it up. no a whistle and a foul. a foul is called. two free throws with a chance to tie it. they'll also look at the clock to see if there's any time remaining but i don't think so. >> jeff: i love the strategy of the warriors not to foul durant immediately but to trap. durant or one of the other oklahoma city players should have called a timeout. >> mike: first thompson with the deflection and then green with a great save.
the foul clearly came before the buzzer. that's the first thing scott foster will check and then they'll check to see if they put any time on the clock. >> jeff: it was clearly a foul, too. >> mark: i'm shocked. if you're okc you got to call a timeout in that situation. iguodala is not known to be a great free throw shooter. >> mike: he's 61% from the line this season. these are his first attempts of the night. there's 7/10 remaining, so even if he hits these two, the thunder can call timeout and advance the ball and get off a quality shot. you can catch and shoot, even catch and turn with 7/10 of a second. right now the key for golden state, two huge free throws.
the veteran, iguodala, last year's finals mvp. that is two clutch free throws right there from a veteran. andre iguodala ties the game. now okc uses their final timeout and will advance the ball to try and win it at the buzzer. >> mark: i'd rather have a guy that could care less about the repercussions of missing than free throw shooting. those are two big free throws. look, it's all right. way to handle your-wise --
>> jeff: i'd rather have a great free throw shooter. >> mark: i know some that would be scared in that situation. >> mike: they have time to get off a quality shot here. what do you expect and look for? >> mark: it's a quick hitter. >> jeff: throw it to kevin durant. >> mike: westbrook will inbound and they put bogut on the inbound. thunder do not have a foul to give. roberson comes back in the game. they only had four guys out there, ibaka, durant, waiters also out there. >> jeff: don't be surprised if they use durant initially as a screener to try to open up somebody and force a miscommunication. >> mike: inside, durant puts it up. overtime. we get five more minutes of this. what a comeback f2nm golden state down 12 here in the fourth quarter. andre iguodala hits two clutch
>> mike: welcome back to nba saturday primetime. this down the stretch of regulation. klay thompson able to lay it in to bring them to within two. then kevin durant throws the pass off, deflected by thompson. draymond green with a terrific save, finding andre iguodala who was fouled on his jump shot, hits both free throws to tie the game and here we have an overtime. one of the key things, a lot of teams in that situation would just foul kevin durant as opposed to with the clock winding down, precious seconds ticking away, they don't foul the rim. they try and force the turnover which they obviously did. >> mark: that's something you talk about in the huddle. everybody is anticipating a foul in that situation. great execution. >> jeff: absolutely. good read by klay thompson to gain the deflection and then the pursuit by green. >> mike: again, it doesn't get much better than this in terms of nba action and we get five
>> jeff: i'm interested in the mind-set of oklahoma city in that you can be playing backwards right now instead of forwards thinking about the opportunity you let maybe slip by versus the opportunity still at hand. they've got to gather themselves. >> mark: a tough task for okc is now the frustration in having to win the game two times. you already won it and gave it back. give the warriors credit. kevin durant now has five personal fouls. >> mike: nobody else has five. andre iguodala has four. durant's played the most minutes at 40. adams and green will jump center. you shoot the penalty in overtime on the fourth team foul. each team now with two timeouts and 1:20.
explodes to the basket. the thunder draw first blood in the o.t. >> mark: you see a double high screen put adams and durant in the pick and roll action. westbrook no help, turns the corner, gets the contact and the basket. >> jeff: steven adams started overtime, got the tip and comes immediately out so that the thunder can downsize and match more towards the warriors quickness with draymond green at the five. >> mike: by the way, green's foul, his fourth. roberson guarding curry. green gets it, drives on waiters. shot misses. rebound ibaka. 16 rebounds for serge ibaka.
curry picked up by durant. curry to the basket. layup high off the glass. he got knocked down. >> mark: it's on durant. >> mike: durant has fouled out. sixth personal foul for kevin durant and he's fouled out with 4:13 remaining in overtime. first time he's fouled out this season. >> mark: finds himself on steph curry, turns the corner, contact as he drives, pushing in the back. >> jeff: i always think about this. why do we not give people an extra foul when they go into overtime? who wants to see durant out, besides steve kerr and the warriors. >> mark: i don't agree with that. >> jeff: of course not. you're like mike, you guys love foul trouble. >> mark: no, no, no. >> jeff: you love it. free throws and foul trouble. >> mark: if i'm the opposition and kevin durant has six fouls
throw, i don't want him to have the luxury of staying in the ball game. >> mike: durant hasn't fouled out of a game in three years. >> mark: westbrook, continue off that high pick and roll to make plays either for yourself or make guys better. >> mike: westbrook attacks, goes at green, tries to get it inside. deflected by green and thompson picks it up. green's made some huge defensive plays. curry for three. nails it. ten three pointers. back-to-back games with ten threes and he ties his nba record for most threes in a season. >> jeff: with durant out, oklahoma city may have to go to another offensive player instead of roberson. >> mike: westbrook knocked down. he thought he was fouled. curry ahead, iguodala. ibaka grabs the rebound. third time this season curry has hit ten threes in a game.
he did it thursday night in orlando. he's 10 for 13 tonight. breathtaking shooting from stephan curry. >> mark: this is off a turnover and then in transition. a breakdown defensively if you're westbrook. these are the mistakes you cannot have. there's a price to pay when you make mistakes against the league's most valuable player, curry. cheese in the shell. this is gonna be bigger than drones. it's gonna be bigger than mars landings! cheese in the shell. this is gonna be bigger than james harden's beard. this is gonna be bigger than those things. this is gonna be bigger than the bass drop. dude, that's gonna be bigger than the internet. deal with it. the quesalupa. it's gonna be bigger than, everything. out on the town or in for the night, at&t helps keep everyone connected.
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absolutely incredible. all that said, golden state still trails. westbrook couldn't pick it up there. waiters with four to shoot. waiters drives. jumper, can't get it to fall. barnes the rebound. >> jeff: again, golden state is giving roberson the tony allen treatment of just absolutely ignoring him, and you're playing four on five. >> mike: curry fine, what a pass to green, but he misses the layup. the tip taken by ibaka. 18 rebounds for ibaka. >> mark: coach is right. they cannot allow roberson to not be defended. >> mike: ibaka finishes at the other end. curry, another three. oh, it's good! the curry eruption continues.
>> mark: wow. >> mike: and a record broken by curry once again, his own. 11 three pointers. he's one shy of a single game record. roberson blocked by green, roberson gets it back and banks it in. >> jeff: good activity by roberson after they got the switch they wanted. >> mike: curry in and out. that one almost went down. the nba record for most threes is 12. curry has an 11 three game. kobe bryant and done yell marshal have the record. the lead is four. timeout golden state.
>> mike: big play after big play here in overtime. stephan curry with his 11th three-pointer of the game. he's got 41 points but okc answering back. andre roberson who has made big plays, testify offensive rebound. ibaka. okc leading by four, still plenty of time left. green sets the high screen. curry on singler. steps back, two pointer. off the mark. rebound green. green finds thompson, his three-pointer, it's good. back to one. 29 for thompson.
draymond green. westbrook attacks. layup misses. ibaka another rebound, his 20th of the game. it's still thunder ball. >> mark: westbrook upset, feeling like there was contact on that shot. >> mike: serge ibaka, 15 points, 20 rebounds, the rebounds a season high. westbrook resets. westbrook pulls back, drives again. off balance, banker, won't go but a foul. thompson called for the personal. that's going to be his third and russell westbrook will head to the line.
man as a screener, didn't force the switch. westbrook drives it. that's pretty good defense by klay thompson, but westbrook gets the benefit of the doubt and the two free throws. >> mike: westbrook an excellent free throw shooter. both teams have missed a number of free throws, but again, two clutch free throws from andre iguodala with 7/10 of a second remaining and forced the o.t. westbrook answers. back to three. singler up on curry. drives, layup swatted away but he got hit in the head and a whistle and a foul. singler called for the foul, his
>> mark: okc switching the pick and roll, leaving singler on curry. gets into the seams. the question is a little bit of contact by singler before the block of ibaka so certainly the correct call. >> mike: curry a great free throw shooter who has missed two tonight. durant can only watch after fouling out. curry is second in the nba in percentage at 91%. a chance to cut it to one. 51 points on thursday night. 42 more tonight. 11 more three pointers tonight. >> mark: they're putting steph curry in the action, trying to get him on russell westbrook. >> mike: westbrook drives past inside roberson.
>> mike: russell westbrook 13 points. a three point lead. you see the timeouts remaining, down to one left. neither team with a foul to give, once again. >> jeff: when curry inbounds, you cannot lose discipline or sight of your responsibility. >> mike: green back door, thompson reverse layup, banks it in and a foul. thompson got hit in the head and free-throw line. >> mark: it's a quick hitter so they even the score and they have plenty of time to have another opportunity. this is bad defense by okc overreacting and not trusting their call. warriors. >> mike: westbrook's fourth
thompson with 31 points himself. green gets knocked down as they were boxing out. the game is tied with 29.5 remaining. billy donovan calls timeout. green talking with scott foster. green and ibaka, ibaka shoved him, then he tripped over roberson. thunder ball when we return. life as spokesbox is great. people love me for saving them over half a grand when they switch to progressive. so i'm dabbling in new ventures. with the dalai lama. terrible player. go paperless don't stress, girl i got the discounts that you need it's a balancing act, but i got to give the people what they want -- more box. for the critics? what can i say? critties gonna neg.
[ laughs ] . >> mike: great defensive play here by golden state. they trapped durant. thompson able to save it, green able to save it. iguodala's jumper doesn't go but he's fouled by durant. with 7/10 in regulation, he makes two huge free throws to tie the game and force overtime. durant threw up kind of a hail mary that didn't go and here we are in o.t. with 29.5 seconds remaining. no kevin durant. he fouled out in the first minute of overtime. okc will have the ball in their front court. both teams still have a timeout
singler is out there with waiters, ibaka, westbrook and roberson. 5.5 difference between shot clock and game clock. >> mark: if i'm roberson, the luxury of playing with a great player, he can get a wide open shot because they're not going to defend him. >> mike: singler finds westbrook. thompson on him. westbrook, back out singler, shot clock at seven. westbrook on the drive, falling away. won't go. rebound taken by iguodala. they do have a timeout. decide not to use it. curry way downtown, bang, bang! oh, what a shot from curry! with 6/so
the brilliant shooting of stephan curry continues! and he ties the nba record with his 12th three-pointer of the game. >> jeff: westbrook gets off a decent look. the banker. and you've got to press up. roberson just a little late but that's just -- >> mike: that's about 35 feet out, well beyond the 28 foot mark. and now it's 6/10 of a second remaining, it's a three-point lead. obviously oklahoma city has to go for three, but not enough time for golden state to foul and take a chance. >> jeff: you can't really foul. they're turning to shoot right away. they got bogut on the ball. >> mike: they're calling it a 32-footer that curry nails. >> mark: warriors doing the
three-point line. >> mike: westbrook gets off a good look. won't go. and golden state historic run continues with a signature win here in okc. stephan curry, breathtaking once again. ties an nba record with 12 threes, 46 points, and the warriors are 53-5. what a game from both teams. one of the most compelling regular season games you will ever see. >> mark: just say sorry, big o. just say sorry. >> mike: let's check in with lisa and the brilliant stephan curry. >> lisa: now, how did you guys do that? >> a lot of heart on that team. we never quit. been our mantra all year.
way down the stretch. some shots going in. huge stops. i had enough daylight to get it in. >> lisa: with four seconds left, at what point did you know you were going to launch it? >> coach said if we got a clean rebound, we can push it. andre got it to me. they were shuffling trying to load up in transition. >> lisa: i'm glad they missed me. wipe yourself off. you're fine. >> they were shuffling in pick-up. i had it rolling pretty much all night. >> lisa: are you good? >> i'm good. >> lisa: steph, i heard the explosion in the locker room at halftime. what happened? >> we want to win and everybody wants to play well and we expect greatness and in a competitive
course of the season you're going to have some emotion. that's the best way i can explain it. the beauty of our team is when we leave the locker room we're still united. we're still ready to come out and compete and i think it lit a fire under us to get this win. >> lisa: you've tied the nba record for the most threes in a game. did you know that? >> i didn't. thank goodness the last one went in. get the win and go home on this long road trip. it's crazy. >> lisa: congratulations, steph. mike? >> mike: electrifying performance from stephan curry. the warriors led for all of 29 seconds. when the final buzzer sounds in overtime, they get yet another victory and finish this road trip 5-1 after the all-star break, 6-1 overall. tonight "sportscenter" with steve levy and nicole briscoe. they'll have full coverage from
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