OAKLAND, Calif. – Kevin Durant said, "I wish I had played last time," referring to the final transitional ownership of the Golden State Warriors in less than 12 seconds in Game 4 of the Western Conference Finals on Tuesday.
TheHoustonRocket merchandise branched out asDraymondGreenforefentiveboardsin order to break in, prompting them to take the ball over the floor and to take a snapshot of the cutting edge.
Trevor Ariza hit hard against Thompson and forced him to lay the ball on the ground before shooting a poorly-considered air ball. Durant saw him risking a kick, and with five seconds on the clock, Green called for a time-out that went unnoticed by the officers.
The Golden State Warriors After a 16-3 run to finish the third quarter with a two-digit lead, Chris Paul led the Houston Rockets to a quarter-final between 25:12 and 2-2.
Despite clean scans and The Warriors striker Andre Iguodala, who completed two rounds of treatment on his leg, did not play in the game of Warriors & # 4; 4 against the Rockets.
Warriors coach Steve Kerr did not give up on his decision as soon as his team took possession of the ball.
"Well, I wanted the time-out," Kerr admitted. "Draymond tried to call one out of four seconds as soon as he was trapped, and at that point, the officers did not look and they will not look at our bench, so I saw that Draymond was trying to call it and it was me I was hoping they would give it to us, but we did not understand it, but I'm always a defender of putting the ball away from a miss rather than taking a break to build the defense, so I thought, "I get a better shot in the transition. That's why I let them play. "
Golden State went fourth with a 10-point lead, but managed to score just 12 points in the frame, and Houston posted 25 in a 95-92 loss, Houston leveling
"I think we just stop trusting in our defense at certain points in the game," Green said, "we need to trust our defense, trust the game plan and stick to it."  The Rockets unlikely held the Warriors to only 12 points in the fourth quarter of Game 4. Kelley L Cox / USA TODAY Sport
Durant gave a summary of what he thought about this crucial possession.
I ran. I tried to see if I had some options. I saw Klay walk along the baseline and might have waited until he put his feet on it, but I was throwing a bounce pass and trying to relocate for it, "he explained," but, man, that's not why we have lost the game. I wish it could have been a better possession in the end, but we have to live with it and keep going and improve next game. "
Stephen Curry (39), Thompson (39), Durant (43) and Green ( 45) played every 39 minutes or more Andre Iguodala was paused with a left knee bruise The Warriors passed the Rockets 34-17 in the third round, but due to an even shorter spin without Iguodala, Kerr said that fatigue is a factor on the track
"It's the final of the Western Conference," Green said. "When you fight the finals, nobody worries about fatigue. We're just trying to do what you have to do to win the game. "
Thompson suffered a knee bruise in the second quarter after slamming it onto the hardwood, and went into the dressing room for treatment and soon joined Team officials say his injury does not matter.
"It hurts, but it's early," Thompson said, "I expect to feel much better tomorrow.
The Warriors had a great opportunity to finish the series in Houston on Thursday as the locker room was surprisingly cheerful after the contest and Durant told ESPN they had "only one more to put on the road".
19659018] As a team, they showed their disappointment that they did not achieve a high level of play rather than focusing on possession of the ball, Durant said, that's what they need to fix in Game 5.
"It's the whole thing Game in which we have to get better, especially in the fourth, "he said. "I think I finished fourth at age 10, it was a good opportunity for us to take control, and we did not, so I wish I had the last bit, so I'll watch the movie and See what my options were and only hopefully, when I'm back in that position, I'll feel better. "
Green added," We know we've made many mistakes in this fourth quarter it's good. "