Published: Thu, April 26, 2018
Sports | By Brooke Harris

Warriors Dispatch Spurs in 5, will Face Pelicans

Warriors Dispatch Spurs in 5, will Face Pelicans

This upcoming games comes courtesy of the fact that the team closed out the San Antonio Spurs last night, winning the fifth game of the series with a score of 99-91.

But sometimes, things are bigger than basketball, and the bad news of the passing of Spurs coach Gregg Popovich's wife, Erin, before Game 3 took the league by storm.

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"Pop, if you're watching out there, we love you", Kerr said. "Your team reflected who you are tonight".

"That was a big-time fight", Kerr said. Mills was also the only Spurs player to make more than one 3-point shot on the night, finishing 4-of-10 from deep. The Warriors were extremely gracious to the Spurs, whom they respect. Yet Kerr and his players insisted all along they would find another level and groove when the stage got bigger in April - and they were spot on in those sentiments.

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Spears of The Undefeated asked Thompson if he expects Curry to be ready for Game 1 of Golden State's second-round series against the New Orleans Pelicans on Saturday, he said, "I hope, but I'm not going to expect it". The Warriors advanced to the second round, knocking the Spurs out 4-1. The San Antonio Spurs were among the best defensive teams in the league this season, so it isn't surprising they did a effective job stifling the Warrior's offense.

Draymond Green intercepted Manu Ginobili's pass with 9.1 seconds remaining in the game and it was over. It was bad luck, too, as center JaVale McGee fell into him.

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"We expect him to continue to play with this edge because when he does and he's played with great emotion and passion, that's when he's at his best", Thompson said. They kind of hit us in the mouth like, 'Wake up. "I just told him I hope he keeps playing because he's been just awesome for the league and fun to watch night-in and night-out".

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