NBA: Klay Thompson Ballert Warriors to victory against Lakers

In a spectacular game with playoff atmosphere, the Golden State Warriors against the Los Angeles Lakers have prevailed. At 117: 115 Klay Thompson was by far the best game since his comeback and was in the fourth quarter from a distance can not be stopped.

Golden State Warriors (42-15) – Los Angeles Lakers (26-31) 117: 115 (Boxscore)

“That was fun. This means everything to me. I had some tough days in the past few years,” said Thompson, after he had shot the Warriors in a hard-fought game with 16 points in the final quarter to win. Thompson sank five of his nine three, came to a total of 33 points and the best plus / minus of all players. “He was phenomenal, he has taken over the game,” Warriors coach Steve Kerr gushed.

The level in the game was high, Seth Curry (24, 7/17 FG), Andrew Wiggins (19, 7/15 FG) and Jonathan Kuminga (18 and 9) were in a good mood, the guests especially from a distance much better met (40.7 vs. 31.6 percent). After a 15-point lead the Lakers managed the comeback, but in the end the Warriors left after two defeats in a series still as winners the floor.

The Lakers were as usual led by LeBron James, who will keep the day in a very special memory. With 26 points (9/27 FG, 14 rebounds, 8 assists), he pushed his way in the All-Time Scoring List, which involves the regular season and the playoffs, No. 1 – passing Kareem Abdul-Jabbar. Fail but he was just as Anthony Davis (16, 5/13 FG), while Russell Westbrook one of his better games made (19, 13.7 FG, 7 rebounds). Strong support also came off the bench to Talen Horton-Tucker (17), Austin Reaves (13) and Malik Monk (12).

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Carmelo Anthony missed his fourth game in series, Westbrook (back) and Davis (wrist) were fit in time. For the first highlights even made Kuminga, who finished twice per Dunk, one of them with foul. But the King signed up with a powerful slam in the game, while Lakers assistant Phil Handy picked up a technical foul. After a 7: 0 run, the Warriors were early with +8 front, the offense the Lakers came very out of round therefore. But Golden State was completely cold from a distance. 32:26 after twelve minutes.

After a three from the corner of Thompson the lead had grown to 13 points and grabbed Frank Vogel upset the early break in the second quarter. LeBron was the dominant player in the Lakers, who first met even from a distance and then found Reaves fantastic. In general, the reservists to Reaves and Horton Tucker good minutes at a brisk game, also reported in which AD with two three-point games in a row to speak played. The Lakers met in the meantime ten throws consecutively. Several Curry floaters rescued GS a 65: 62-halftime lead.

Thompson on fire! Warriors beat Lakers

With a three from the left wing with just over seven minutes on the clock in the third quarter, James pushed to the top of the all-time scoring list, a little later, the Warriors procured with a 7: 0 run some air. Curry finally hit the first triple of the game (+9), but the Lakers remained steadfast, including the much-maligned Westbrook contributed with good scenes. L.A. hit the triple significantly better in minutes without curry lacked the structure and Horton Tucker gave the visitors the first time since the initial phase in the lead. Before the final quarter, the Warriors were back narrow lead: 95:94.

Early hinted that the decision would only fall in crunch time, Reaves admitted Thompson from spectacular and directed the Three Point Play Monk at the other end. With 6 points, the Lakers before Thompson took revenge for And-One at Reaves led. Kuminga picked up his fifth foul from, Wiggins blocked LeBron, Thompson sank a triple to balance, his previous top score since the comeback (23) he had already surpassed it.

LeBron and Westbrook set to +4, between free throws had been withdrawn for Kevon Looney according Lakers Challenge. At the score of 103: 109 Thompson hit a very important and three seconds later the next. It was spectacular, a Davis slam followed by a three-Wiggins and the points 14, 15 and 16 of Thompson in the final quarter. Nevertheless, the Lakers were still alive.

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Davis left a good minute for a free throw away to balance, with a lot of effort, the Warriors secured the ball and curry sank the layup to the 117: 114. James awarded a short hook shot, but there was a last chance. James was actually sent to the line at the threesome of curry, but awarded the first. He intentionally put the third in addition, but the Rebound landed at the Warriors.