On May 16th, 2018, the Warriors and Rockets geared up for game 2 of the Western Conference Finals. Many were on their toes in regards to this game because this is a good matchup. Both teams are extremely skilled, loaded with great players, and have great coaches. The Rockets were down 1-0 and were determined to come back in game 2, which they did. The Rockets defeated the Warriors 120-105, tying the series up. If you were not able to watch the Game on Wednesday, below is a video of all the highlighting all the plays by both teams.
The Rockets were determined to take the W in game 2. The Rockets shot 45/88 for field goals (51.1%), 16/42 for three-pointers (38.1%), and 21/27 for free throws (77.8%). Their leading scorers were James Harden, PJ Tucker, and Eric Gordon.
James Harden leads the team with 27 points, 3 assists, and 10 rebounds.
PJ Tucker had 22 points, 4 assists, and 7 rebounds.
Eric Gordon also had 27 points, 2 assists, and 3 rebounds.
Now for the Warriors, I’ll always give credit where its due and they really played a good game. This team is talented and have some of the best players in the world on their squad. Their stats weren’t too far from the Rockets. They were 39/85 (45.9%) for field goals, 9/30 (30.0%), and 18/22 (81.8%) for free throws. The leading scorers were Kevin Durant, Stephen Curry, and Klay Thompson.
Kevin Durant had 38 points he outscored everyone that played in the game.
Stephen Curry was right behind him knocking down 16 points, 7 assists, and 7 rebounds.
Klay Thompson had 8 points, 2 assists, and 2 rebounds.
Game 3 takes place on the Warriors turf at the Oracle Arena at 8 pm ET. tomorrow May 20th, 2018. Since we are on the eve of Game 3 I can only assume that tensions are high for both teams. The Rockets have the opportunity to make the series 2-1 and so do the Warriors. Whatever the outcome may be I definitely get a feeling that this series will go to 7 games, both teams are too talented for it not to. Who do you think will take the win tomorrow night let me know in the comments below.