Houston…we have a Game Seven. The Golden State Warriors took advantage of a ridiculous run in the second half and forced one final game to determine who will go to the NBA Finals from the Western Conference. After trailing by 17 points through one quarter of action, the Warriors responded well, cutting the deficit to 10 points at halftime.
In the second half, the Warriors were boosted by shooting the lights out, and playing lock-down defense on the Rockets. The Rockets scored 16 points in the third quarter, and only 9 points in the fourth quarter. The Warriors scored 33 points in the third quarter alone. The Warriors outscored the Rockets 64-25 in the second half, resulting in a 115-86 victory.
Klay Thompson led the way for the Warriors, he had 35 points and knocked down 9-14 from the three-point line. Steph Curry added 29 points and Kevin Durant put in 23, although 10 of his points came at the free throw line. James Harden had 32 points but on 10-24 shooting, Chris Paul didn’t play because of his sore hamstring, the Rockets will hope to get him back for Game Seven on Monday night.
Looking at the PGA TOUR, Justin Rose is still leading at the Fort Worth Invitational. Rose is sitting at (-14) while the next closest, Brooks Koepka and Emiliano Grillo are each at (-10). Rose and Koepka will tee off at 2:05pm this afternoon. The shot of the day came from Rory Sabbatini on the 18th hole, not a bad way to finish the round.
The Shot of the Day goes to Rory Sabbatini with this incredible 🦅 to finish his third round. 🙌 pic.twitter.com/zYO0B9wgOy
— PGA TOUR (@PGATOUR) May 27, 2018
Looking over at Major League Baseball, the Cincinnati Reds got quite the win in Colorado last night over the Rockies. Trailing 4-3 entering the 7th inning, the Reds scored three runs to take a 6-4 lead. Colorado would make it 6-5, and then load the bases in the bottom of the 9th. With just one man out, here’s how the game played out.
The Reds win 6-5 and are now 19-34 on the season.
The Cleveland Indians got out to an early lead, and the bullpen didn’t blow it this time. Five different Indians knocked in runs, as the Tribe hit their way to an 8-6 victory over the Houston Astros. Edwin Encarnacion was 3-3 with 2 RBI. The win moves the Indians to 25-25 on the season.
The Top Play of the Day comes from the UEFA Champions League Final, where Gareth Bale proves why he is one of the best in the world. Check out this ridiculous goal from Bale, an early contender for goal of the year.
— FOX Sports (@FOXSports) May 26, 2018
In today’s action, the 102nd running of the Indianapolis 500 gets underway just after 12:00pm. In the NBA, the Boston Celtics host a injury-laden Cleveland Cavaliers squad with a spot in the NBA Finals on the line. The Celtics are 10-0 at home this post-season, and the Cavs will be without starting Forward Kevin Love. The winner will play Monday’s winner between Houston and Golden State in Game One of the NBA Finals on Thursday. The Reds and Indians continue their respective series with the Rockies and the Astros.