Chris Paul Hasn't Tested Hamstring Injury; Game-Time Decision for Game 7

Chris Paul Hasn't Tested Hamstring Injury; Game-Time Decision for Game 7

Golden State Warriors guard Nick Young (6) celebrates in front of Houston Rockets guard James Harden (13) during game six. The Warriors outscored the Rockets 55-20 in the second half before both coaches subbed their key players with 4:28 left. They scored 33 points including seven three-pointers in the third quarter to grab the lead and never looked back.

Trailing the Rockets by only seven points midway through the second quarter, the Warriors couldn't keep up and went into halftime down 61-51. They came back to win the series, which ultimately led to Kevin Durant signing with Golden State in the offseason, ushering in a new era of Warriors dominance.

Golden State Warriors guard Stephen Curry (30) reacts after scoring against the Houston Rockets during the first half of Game 6 of the Western Conference Finals in Oakland on Saturday.

Golden State Warriors forward Draymond Green celebrates with guard Klay Thompson during the second half of Game 6 of the NBA basketball Western Conference Finals against the Houston Rockets in Oakland Calif. Saturday

After 10,000 people paid $10 each to watch Saturday night's game at the Toyota Center in what was a fundraiser for victims of the Santa Fe school shooting, Harden has no doubt that the home fans will be ready to help them out in Game 7.

Of course, Golden State rediscovered its form, flying past the Rockets for a 115-86 blowout victory to even the series at 3-3. The Warriors did not win this game because they wanted it more than the Rockets and I think this incredible series has made clear that there is no gap in desire between these two teams.

"Obviously with Chris being down, that's [tough], but we're a confident team", Rockets reserve swingman Gerald Green said via ESPN.

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"I don't want to go home", said Thompson, who made 9 triples.

Kevin Durant is arguably the best pure scorer in the game, but his ability to be such a threat late in games has come into question lately. We'll see if they can carry that into Game 7.

"I've tried my best all year to try and not talk about their age", Celtics coach Brad Stevens said after Game 6. Going into this year's Western Conference Finals, they knew they were getting just that and then some. "It's a bone bruise, there's not sort of a timetable, it's more just up to the individual and how he's feeling, and we don't really know". The series is heading back to Houston for one more contest. They were committing careless turnovers. After Saturday's Game 6, Kerr once again brought up Thompson's personality as an asset in big-game situations.

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They've won 26 of their last 32 playoff games regardless of the site, and have a 3-1 record under Kerr in potential elimination games, with the lone loss coming in Game 6 of the 2016 Finals against Cleveland.

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