Warriors rally to beat Rockets in Game 6

WASHINGTON, May 26 (Xinhua) — The Golden State Warriors tied the Western Conference Finals at three games apiece after defeating the Houston Rockets 115-86 in Game 6 on Saturday.

With the victory, Golden State force a winner-take-all Game 7 in Houston on Monday.

After trailing by 17 points at the end of the first quarter, Golden State closed within 10 at halftime, and ran away with the game in the second half behind a phenomenal shooting performance from the Splash Brothers.

Klay Thompson was sensational, scoring 21 of his game-high 35 points in the second half, including seven of his nine three-pointers in the contest. Stephen Curry added 29 points and five threes as well, while Kevin Durant scored 23 and Draymond Green filled the sheet with four points, 10 rebounds, nine assists, four steals and five blocks.

After a bad start in the first quarter, the Warriors were on fire in rest of the game. They scored 33 points including seven three-pointers in the third quarter to grab the lead and never looked back.

Golden State made it without forward Andre Iguodala, who missed his third straight game of the series with a left knee injury sustained in Game 3, while Houston guard Chris Paul had to sit on the bench after suffering a leg injury in Game 5.

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