Game 3: Warriors 120, Spurs 108, Saturday, AT&T Center SAN ANTONIO With their confidence shaken after taking a 36-point beating from the Golden State Warriors in Game 2, the Spurs were determined to be more competitive when the series shifted to San Antonio.
Led by dynamic forward Kevin Durant, who scored a game-high 33 points and grabbed 10 rebounds, Golden State took a 3-0 lead in the series and drew within one win of reaching the NBA Finals for the third consecutive year.
Spurs forward David Lee, going up for a shot against Warriors forward Draymond Green, injured his left knee on this play with 2:57 left in the third quarter of Game 3.
San Antonio also was missing veteran point guard Tony Parker, who was lost for the remainder of the postseason after rupturing a left quadriceps tendon in Game 2 of the conference semifinals.
Durant sparked the Golden State run that broke San Antonio’s back in the third quarter, finishing the period with 19 points on 5-of-6 shooting, including 2 of 2 from the 3-point line.
Being guarded by Danny Green, Warriors forward Kevin Durant scored a game-high 33 points and pulled down 10 rebounds in Golden State’s 120-108 victory in Game 3.
McGee scored 11 of his 16 points in the first quarter and hit 6 of 9 shots for the game.
Spurs rookie point guard Dejounte Murray scored 10 points and had two steals in Golden State’s 120-108 victory in Game 3 of the Western Conference Finals.
Aldridge had one good stretch in the third quarter when he scored seven unanswered points that narrowed Golden State’s lead to 69-65.