Curry, who returned for Game 2 after almost six weeks out with a knee injury, knocked down an open 3-pointer midway through the third and raised his hands to get the crowd going, then made another less than two minutes later.
"No matter what the score is, no matter the time, whatever it is, we play desperate", Holiday said.
There has been no team better built to credibly challenge these Warriors since Kevin Durant signed with them in July 2016.
Paul, who scored 20 points in the fourth quarter, totaled seven rebounds with 10 assists (with no turnovers) in the clinching victory.
With the Cleveland Cavaliers being the likely representatives of the East, all eyes are on the Wild Wild West, as the Houston Rockets take on the Golden State Warriors in one of the most highly anticipated playoff series in recent history.
This is the first time since 2014 - a span of 15 series - where Golden State will have to play Game 1 on the road. The Rockets won 65 regular season games and are 8-2 this postseason, yet aren't favored to advance out of the series despite home-court advantage. Ricky Rubio wasn't playing after injuring his hamstring in Game 6 of the first round, and Donovan Mitchell left their last game five minutes into the fourth quarter after injuring his leg.
"In my head when I'm out there, (I'm) just trying to play free and not worry about anything and continue to try to get my rhythm on both ends and keep moving, Curry said after Game 5".
The Rockets run a revival of the ultimate two-man show with Chris Paul and James Harden posing as the league's most unexpected - yet lucrative - backcourt. "We used to play AA basketball against each other when we were 10, 11 years old". Stephen Curry led Golden State with 28 points, seven rebounds and eight assists in the win.
The Rockets finished 7 games ahead of the Warriors in the Western Conference, but it turns out Vegas isn't all that impressed by that.
The Western Conference Finals get underway in the Lone Star State with the two teams that most expected to be here squaring off.
Rockets star James Harden, who was kept quiet with a relatively modest haul of 18 points, paid tribute to Paul's performance. However, Game 5 proved why even four or five role players are worth sacrificing for one superstar. "I don't know what it's supposed to feel like, but we've still got a lot of work to do".
Meghan's mum Doria Ragland will travel with her daughter to the chapel where her dad, Thomas Markle, will walk her down the aisle. There had been speculation that Thomas Markle wouldn't attend because of Meghan's estrangement from that side of the family.
In the festival's Un Certain Regard section is "Rifiki", a lesbian romance from Kenya that has already been banned at home. In previous years critics have been allowed to attend screenings in mornings before the gala premiere in the evening.
However, police have had "a number of contacts with this suspect in the past on a number of different issues", Chief Manger said. Three other people who were at the house at the time, including Snyder's wife, were able to escape, according to WRC .
In a separate statement, it said it would fund the deal with a bridge loan facility of almost $31 billion. Takeda, like many Japanese companies, been expanding overseas to compensate for slowing growth at home.
Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas and other PA officials have since refused to meet with anyone on Trump's team. Embassy", Jerusalem Mayor Nir Barkat wrote on Twitter , including a photo showing him on a ladder holding one of the signs.
Nemati said the Taliban had done the kidnapping and moved the group to the Dand-e-Shahabuddin area of Pul-e-Khumri city. External Affairs Ministry said it was in touch with Afghan authorities and ascertaining the details of the incident.
Xinhua also paraphrased Kim as giving the slightest hint of what sort of outcome we can expect from the upcoming Trump-Kim summit. The top leaders of China and North Korea have had a second meeting, close on the heels of their first summit from March 25-28.
The Dominican Republic switched its official recognition from Taipei to Beijing last week, leaving the island with just 19 diplomatic allies.
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There's more value for committing to a longer time period, though, as three months will cost $7.99, and a whole year for $19.99. These will include classics like " The Legend of Zelda ", " Mario Bros .", " Balloon Fight ", " Donkey Kong ", and many others.
Childish Gambino's song hits ignorance towards violence
A new album is expected later this year, with Glover set to appear in fall wit Rae Sremmurd and Vince Staples. He couldn't have picked a more poignant time to throw his hat into the discussion on gun violence in America.
Justify Kentucky Derby Winner and next Triple Crown Winner
Jockey Mike Smith , 52, is also being praised for the successful Derby run, but Smith is directing those praises upward. The Pimlico track is shorter than Churchill Downs, at 9.5 furlongs, down from the 10-furlong track at the Derby.
Cardinals' Yadier Molina Out One Month After Surgery
Cardinals will definitely miss his production as Molina was hitting.272/.292/.456 with six home runs and 17 RBIs in 30 games. In the 9th inning of Saturday's game, a foul ball off the bat of Cubs third baseman Kris Bryant struck Molina in the groin.
KUTA denounces assault on AMU students
Predictably this led to violence between the activists and AMU students and also a war of words. Section 144 of the CrPC (armed unlawful assembly) is in force in Aligarh .