Durant scored 38 points sending the Warriors to a 2-1 series lead over Clippers


After the frustrating Game 2 where they blew a playoff-record 31-point lead, the Warriors came back stronger and crushed the Clippers with the final score of 132-105. Kevin Durant led them as he scorched game-high 38 points, to go with seven assists and four rebounds. He ties his highest-scoring first half of his playoff career with 27 points.

Stephen Curry also played well as he had 21 points, shooting 7-of-11 from the field and 4-of-6 from behind the arc. His early foul trouble cause him to sit out and play only 20 minutes.

Warriors started the game on fire as they shoots 73% from the floor in the first quarter. Durant drilled all of his five attempts and two free throws to finish the quarter with 12 points. They finished the half with 73-52 lead.

Clippers couldn't find their footing as the struggled from the floor shooting only 37%. Ivica Zubac is their only starter who scored double figures, who had 18 points and 15 rebounds in 17 minutes.

Lou Williams, who had 36 points in Game 2, scored only 16 points this time. Montrezl Harrell and Jamychal Green both added 15 points. They will try to even the series this coming Sunday (Monday, PHL time), again at Staples Center in LA.

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