The Golden State Warriors have the brooms ready. After dominating Game 3 in Houston, 115-80, the Warriors have a 3-0 lead over the Houston Rockets in the Western Conference Finals, and are one game away from making their first trip to the NBA Finals in 40 years.
Stephen Curry has been unstoppable in the series, averaging 35.7 points per game in the three wins. On top of that, the Warriors' stingy defense is slowly figuring out how to shut the Rockets down. After giving up 106 points in Game 1, they've held the Rockets to 98 and 80 points the past two games -- they especially stifled James Harden in Game 3, holding him to 17 points on 3-of-16 shooting.
The Rockets have faced insurmountable odds already this postseason. In the second round of the playoffs, they beat the Los Angeles Clippers after falling behind 3-1 in the series, but climbing back from a 3-0 hole against this Warriors team is about as close to impossible as it gets.
The Rockets were able to make Games 1 and 2 interesting, but if they want to have any chance of turning this series around, they're going to have to find a way to stop Curry. If the first three games are any indication, this series is over.
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Time: 9 p.m. ET
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