Playoff Kicks of the Night

Another round of roller coaster action and playoff kicks.
by May 22, 2015

It was another roller coaster affair in Oakland as the Warriors managed to hold off a spirited Rockets team, 99-98. Racing out to a 17-point second quarter lead, it appeared Golden State was poised to runaway with this one. But the Rockets gave the Warriors a taste of their own medicine with a furious rally that tied the game at 55-55 entering the half.

While the second half saw several lead changes, it appeared the Warriors had the Rockets put away with an 8-point lead with less than two minutes left in the game. But as this year’s playoffs have proven, the game’s are unpredictable and anything happen. Behind a Harden to Howard alley-opp and some stout defense, Houston regained possession with roughly 7 seconds left on the clock. Unfortunately, the game would come to an anti-climactic end as Curry – in the Under Armour Curry One –  and Thompson – sporting the Nike Hyperdunk 2014 – doubled-teamed the Nike Zoom Run the One wearing Harden causing the ‘Bearded’ one to fumble the ball away and ending Houston’s opportunity to steal one in Oakland.

Photos via Getty Images

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