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The biggest concern about the Rockets' radical strategy came back to haunt them at the worst possible time

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The biggest concern about the Rockets' radical strategy came back to haunt them at the worst possible time

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Golden State Warriors defeated the Houston Rockets, 101-92, in Game 7 of the Western Conference Finals to earn a shot at the NBA title. The game turned in the Warriors' favor after Rocketsthree-point shooting collapsed in the second half, missing an astounding 27 straight shots from beyond the arc. Houston had relied on their shooting from distance all year to earn the top seed in the Western Conference, but their hot hand went cold at the worst possible time, and it cost them their season.


The Golden State Warriors defeated the Houston Rockets 101-92 in Game 7 of the Western Conference Finals to punch their ticket to a fourth consecutive meeting with LeBron James and the Cleveland Cavaliers in the NBA Finals.

At first, it felt like the Rockets may be able to knock off the NBA's Goliath — taking a 54-43 lead into halftime after the Warriors came out looking in utter disarray.

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