2016-2017 NBA regular season semifinals game 2, Golden State Warriors vs Utah Jazz western conference ( scores update) May 04, 2017 Thursday night at “Oracle Arena, Oakland” full replay, result and recap the full game.
For two years, today Warriors and Jazz step in semifinals GS lead 1, some talking heads and analysists say that due to Utah’s ability to switch on defense and their size the Jazz is a bad match-up for the Warriors, that’s opinion.
OAKLAND, Calif. — Now, the Golden State Warriors want Draymond Green to pack his 3-point shot for the altitude of Salt Lake City.
Green showed Quin Snyder his hot hand and range up close, knocking down five 3-pointers and scoring 21 points before a brief knee scare late in the Golden State Warriors’ 115-104 victory over the Utah Jazz on Thursday night for a 2-0 lead in the Western Conference semifinals.
Kevin Durant added 25 points with 13 free throws, 11 rebounds and seven assists, while Curry had 23 points, seven assists and played smothering defense as Golden State stayed unblemished through six playoff games.
Gordon Hayward overcame a poor Game 1 and slow start in this one to score 33 points, and Rudy Gobert had 16 points and 16 rebounds before fouling out for a Jazz team missing injured point guard George Hill. He was ruled out earlier in the day because of a sore left big toe.
Jazz: The Jazz managed only 15 first-quarter points on 5-for-18 shooting and missed seven of 10 3-point attempts. … After a 44-37 rebounding advantage in Game 1, the Warriors led the way on the boards 47-39.
Warriors: Green notched his 11th career 20-point game in the postseason. … Golden State matched its 2017 postseason high for assists in a half with 19 in the first. … The Warriors were set to fly about noon Friday then practice upon arrival. … The Warriors had 17 turnovers after totaling just 24 spanning the previous three games, the team’s fewest since 23 over three games in December 1986.