|Fri May 27||17:40||Warriors, Thunder both face must-win situation||Stephen Curry||PG||Warriors||Iavaronis|
|Kevin Durant||SF||Thunder||The Schellackers|
Saturday's Game 6 of the Western Conference finals has the feel of a must-win game for both teams.For the Golden State Warriors, who staved off elimination by winning Game 5 at home on Thursday, Saturday's game in Oklahoma City is literally a must-win contest, because they trail 3-2 in the best-of-seven series. A loss would put a major stain on their record-breaking season in which they went 73-9 during the regular season.But the Oklahoma City Thunder also must consider Saturday's game pivotal because they don't want to face the Warriors in a decisive Game 7 in Oakland on Monday. The Thunder did take Game 1 in Oakland, but the Warriors lost only two games at home during the regular season, and are 8-1 at home in the postseason.Meanwhile, the Thunder have blown out the Warriors in the two games in Oklahoma City, winning by margins of 28 and 24 points."Oh, we know we're going back home," Durant said after scoring 40 points, one shy of his career playoff high, in Thursday's loss. "But we ... [More
|Fri May 27||01:43||PG Stephen Curry made All-NBA first team||Stephen Curry||PG||Warriors||Iavaronis|
PG Stephen Curry made the All-NBA first team. Golden State also placed PF Draymond Green on the second team and SG Klay Thompson on the third team.
|Fri May 27||01:43||PG Russell Westbrook||Russell Westbrook||PG||Thunder||Buchanalia|
PG Russell Westbrook. made the All-NBA first team. Oklahoma City also was represented on the second team by SF Kevin Durant.
|Fri May 27||01:43||G Russell Westbrook had 31 points to go with seven rebounds and ...||Russell Westbrook||PG||Thunder||Buchanalia|
G Russell Westbrook had 31 points to go with seven rebounds and a team-high eight assists Thursday in the Thunder's Game 5 loss at Golden State. Earlier in the day, he was selected to the All-NBA first team.
|Fri May 27||01:43||F Andre Iguodala finished with eight points and team-high eight ...||Andre Iguodala||SG||76ers||Def Fresh Flow|
F Andre Iguodala finished with eight points and a team-high eight assists off the bench for the Warriors in a Game 5 win over the Thunder.
|Fri May 27||01:43||SF Kevin Durant entered Thursday having scored at least 25 point...||Kevin Durant||SF||Thunder||The Schellackers|
SF Kevin Durant entered Thursday having scored at least 25 points in nine consecutive potential series-clinchers, becoming the first since Chicago Bulls SG Michael Jordan to record a streak that long.Durant made the All-NBA second team.
|Fri May 27||01:43||C Marreese Speights' 14 points helped Warriors outscore Thunder ...||Marreese Speights||C||76ers||Free Agent|
C Marreese Speights' 14 points helped the Warriors outscore the Thunder 30-13 off the bench in Game 5 on Thursday.
|Fri May 27||01:43||C Andrew Bogut saved best game of postseason for when Warriors n...||Andrew Bogut||C||Bucks||Free Agent|
C Andrew Bogut saved his best game of the postseason for when the Warriors needed it most Thursday night, contributing 15 points and a game-high 14 rebounds to Golden State's season-saving win. Often in foul trouble and restricted to an average of 14 minutes per night in the first four games of the series, Bogut was able to stay on the court for 30 minutes in his difference-making performance, during which he also blocked two shots and had two steals.
|Fri May 27||01:43||F Kevin Durant scored 40 points on 12-31 shooting Thursday in Th...||Kevin Durant||SF||Thunder||The Schellackers|
F Kevin Durant scored 40 points on 12-for-31 shooting Thursday in the Thunder's Game 5 loss at Golden State.Earlier in the day, he was selected to the All-NBA second team.
|Fri May 27||01:43||G Stephen Curry poured in 31 points, going 10-10 from free-throw...||Stephen Curry||PG||Warriors||Iavaronis|
G Stephen Curry poured in 31 points, going 10-for-10 from the free-throw line, as the Warriors topped the Thunder in Game 5 on Thursday.Earlier in the day, he was selected to the All-NBA first team.
|Thu May 26||01:22||G Stephen Curry wanted any blame for Golden State's 3-1 deficit ...||Stephen Curry||PG||Warriors||Iavaronis|
G Stephen Curry wanted any blame for Golden State's 3-1 deficit funneled to him after the Thunder rolled to a 118-94 rout of the Warriors on Tuesday night. "We've got to believe in ourselves. There's obviously frustration," said Curry, who is averaging more than 30 points per game in the series but missed nine of his first 10 shots in Game 4. "It's a terrible feeling once again not stepping up and being ourselves and playing our game. ... This isn't how we're going to go out."
|Thu May 26||01:22||F LeBron James had 23 points, eight assists and six rebounds, an...||LeBron James||SF||Heat||Buchanalia|
F LeBron James had 23 points, eight assists and six rebounds, and the Cavaliers dismantled the Raptors in a 116-78 win Wednesday that gives Cleveland an emphatic 3-2 series lead in the Eastern Conference finals.
|Thu May 26||01:22||G Kyle Lowry shot 1-4 from 3-point range on night Raptors shot j...||Kyle Lowry||PG||Rockets||Doppelganger|
G Kyle Lowry shot 1-for-4 from 3-point range on a night the Raptors shot just 3-for-17 as a team in a Game 5 loss at Cleveland. Lowry finished with 13 points and six assists.
|Thu May 26||01:22||F Kevin Love rebounded from two dreadful shooting games to score...||Kevin Love||PF||Timberwolves||Iavaronis|
F Kevin Love rebounded from two dreadful shooting games to score a game-high 25 points in the Cavs' Game 5 rout of the Raptors. Love made his first six shots Wednesday and finished the night 8-for-10 from the floor, including 3-for-4 from the 3-point arc. He shot 5-for-23 during the two losses at Toronto, prompting Cavs coach Tyronn Lue and a handful of players to keep encouraging Love to shoot. "These guys told me, 'Always play better when you're aggressive,'" Love said. "That aggression more often than not pays off."
|Wed May 25||02:02||PG Steph Curry once made 10 three-pointers in regular-season gam...||Stephen Curry||PG||Warriors||Iavaronis|
PG Steph Curry once made 10 three-pointers in a regular-season game at Oklahoma City. In the past two playoff games at Chesapeake Energy Arena, he shot a combined 5-for-21 from behind the arc. Curry was held to 19 points on 6-of-20 shooting overall Tuesday.
|Wed May 25||02:02||PG Russell Westbrook collected 36 points, 11 assists and 11 rebo...||Russell Westbrook||PG||Thunder||Buchanalia|
PG Russell Westbrook collected 36 points, 11 assists and 11 rebounds, leading the Thunder to a 3-1 series lead over the Warriors.He hit four of eight attempts from 3-point range.
|Wed May 25||02:02||F Kevin Durant scored 26 points on 8-of-24 shooting to go with 1...||Kevin Durant||SF||Thunder||The Schellackers|
F Kevin Durant scored 26 points on 8-of-24 shooting to go with 11 rebounds in the Thunder's Game 4 win over the Warriors.
|Tue May 24||02:35||G Dahntay Jones did not play in Game 4 because he serving one-ga...||Dahntay Jones||SG||Pacers||Free Agent|
G Dahntay Jones did not play in Game 4 because he was serving a one-game suspension for his hit to the groin of Raptors C Bismack Biyombo at the end of Game 3, which Toronto won 99-84. Jones said it was unintentional.
|Tue May 24||02:35||F LeBron James led Cleveland with 29 points and grabbed nine reb...||LeBron James||SF||Heat||Buchanalia|
F LeBron James led Cleveland with 29 points and grabbed nine rebounds in a Game 4 loss at Toronto on Monday.
|Tue May 24||02:35||F Channing Frye scored 12 points off bench, going 4-8 on 3-point...||Channing Frye||PF/C||Suns||Buchanalia|
F Channing Frye scored 12 points off the bench, going 4-for-8 on 3-point attempts, in the Cavs' Game 4 loss at Toronto on Monday.