NBA playoffs: How the Warriors have thrived defensively

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NBA playoffs: How the Warriors have thrived defensively
NBA playoffs: How the Warriors have thrived defensively

OAKLAND – The highlight reels endlessly featured Stephen Curry's expletive-laced chant following a drive to the basket. It also showcased Curry's shimmy dance after making a 3-pointer over Rockets guard James Harden. In their film session, the Warriors had more substantial clips to study in their Game 3 victory over the Rockets on Sunday to set a 2-1 series lead in the Western Conference Finals. Warriors forward Draymond Green often boxed out Rockets center Clint Capela. Warriors guard Klay Thompson defended both Harden and Chris Paul, which contributed to a combined 12-of-34 mark from the field. Warriors forward Kevon Looney made blocks on consecutive plays that fueled a 9-0 run to close out

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