Eric Gordon led the Rockets with 24 points while Chris Paul scored 18 of his 20 in the second half, leading the Rockets to a 98-94 home win over the defending champion Warriors in Game 5 of the Western Conference Finals and a 3-2 lead in the series.
The Rockets have an opportunity to close out the series in Saturday night’s Game 6 at Oracle Arena in Oakland.
Thursday’s postgame show explores how Houston got it done despite an off-night for James Harden (19 points, but 0-of-11 from three-point range); the role of Clint Capela (12/14, 2 blocks) in keeping them close; and initial thoughts on the late hamstring injury to Paul and what it could mean for Game 6 and a potential Game 7. Tune in:
RECAP: One win away! Despite unsustainably low shooting numbers, the gritty #Rockets ground GSW yet again in a Game 5 victory — led by 24 from Eric Gordon, 18 second-half points from Chris Paul (#PlayoffCP3), and more great D:https://t.co/hqrIRogvRa— Ben DuBose (@BenDuBose) May 25, 2018