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5/24/2018 Klay Thompson, GS, G-F
Thompson will play in Thursday's Game 5 of the Western Conference finals against the Rockets after being listed as questionable because of a strained left knee.

Analysis: The Warriors got a scare when Thompson briefly went to the locker room in the second quarter on Tuesday, but he was able to return and hit baseline 3-pointers from both sides.
5/24/2018 LeBron James, Cle, F
James was unanimously selected to the All-NBA first team for a record 12th time Thursday.

Analysis: James passed Kobe Bryant and Karl Malone with the 12th first-team selection of his 15-year career. He also was a second-team selection twice.
5/24/2018 David West, GS, PF
David West went scoreless Thursday, going 0 of 1 from the field, as the Golden State Warriors fell to the Houston Rockets 98-94. West pulled down two rebounds and had two assists, accumulating a plus-minus of -1 in his 11:47 on the floor.
5/24/2018 Shaun Livingston, GS, G
Shaun Livingston scored two points Thursday, going 1 of 3 from the field, as the Golden State Warriors fell to the Houston Rockets 98-94. Livingston pulled down one rebound and added an assist, tallying a plus-minus of +1 in his 17:59 on the floor. He tacked on one steal.
5/24/2018 Nick Young, GS, G-F
Nick Young did not score Thursday as the Golden State Warriors fell to the Houston Rockets 98-94. Young did not grab a rebound nor have an assist, accumulating a plus-minus of 0 in his 0:31 on the floor.
5/24/2018 Kevin Durant, GS, F
Kevin Durant scored 29 points Thursday on 8-of-22 shooting as the Golden State Warriors fell to the Houston Rockets 98-94. Durant pulled down four rebounds and did not have an assist, accumulating a plus-minus of +2 in his 40:12 on the floor. He added one block. Durant went 3 of 6 from behind the arc.
5/24/2018 Stephen Curry, GS, G
Stephen Curry scored 22 points Thursday, going 8 of 17 from the field, as the Golden State Warriors lost to the Houston Rockets 98-94. Curry grabbed seven rebounds and had six assists, tallying a plus-minus of -9 in his 41:23 on the floor. He added four steals. Curry went 2 of 8 from behind the arc.
5/24/2018 Klay Thompson, GS, G-F
Klay Thompson scored 23 points Thursday, going 8 of 14 from the field, as the Golden State Warriors fell to the Houston Rockets 98-94. Thompson grabbed four rebounds and added an assist, accumulating a plus-minus of -9 in his 42:30 of playing time. Thompson went 4 of 7 from behind the arc.
5/24/2018 Draymond Green, GS, F-C
Draymond Green scored 12 points Thursday on 4-of-9 shooting as the Golden State Warriors fell to the Houston Rockets 98-94. Green pulled down 15 rebounds and had four assists, accumulating a plus-minus of -9 in his 41:36 on the floor. He added one steal. Green went 1 of 2 from 3-point range.
5/24/2018 Quinn Cook, GS, PG
Quinn Cook did not score Thursday, going 0 of 3 from the field, as the Golden State Warriors fell to the Houston Rockets 98-94. Cook grabbed one rebound and added an assist, tallying a plus-minus of +5 in his 8:27 on the floor.
5/24/2018 Jordan Bell, GS, F-C
Jordan Bell scored two points Thursday on 1-of-1 shooting as the Golden State Warriors fell to the Houston Rockets 98-94. Bell grabbed four rebounds and added an assist, accumulating a plus-minus of -3 in his 14:01 of playing time.
5/24/2018 Kevon Looney, GS, F-C
Kevon Looney scored four points Thursday, going 2 of 2 from the field, as the Golden State Warriors lost to the Houston Rockets 98-94. Looney pulled down three rebounds and had two assists, accumulating a plus-minus of +3 in his 21:34 on the floor. He added one steal.
5/24/2018 Chris Paul, Hou, PG
Paul will miss Game 6 against the Warriors on Saturday with a right hamstring injury that he suffered in the final minute of Houston's Game 5 win.

Analysis: It's not a shock that the Rockets won't play Paul in a game that figured to be tough to win anyway, but given how slowly he was moving it's hard to imagine him returning at anything near full strength soon. Houston may have to get to the Finals without Paul, and even if it can, it's hard to imagine Paul being as effective as he usually is.
5/24/2018 P.J. Tucker, Hou, SF
P.J. Tucker scored eight points Thursday on 3-of-6 shooting as the Houston Rockets topped the Golden State Warriors 98-94. Tucker grabbed nine rebounds and did not have an assist, accumulating a plus-minus of +14 in his 42:14 of playing time. Tucker went 2 of 4 from 3-point range.
5/24/2018 Trevor Ariza, Hou, G-F
Trevor Ariza scored six points Thursday on 1-of-6 shooting as the Houston Rockets topped the Golden State Warriors 98-94. Ariza grabbed two rebounds and added an assist, accumulating a plus-minus of 0 in his 42:04 on the floor. He added three steals. Ariza went 1 of 4 from 3-point range.
5/24/2018 Gerald Green, Hou, G-F
Gerald Green scored nine points Thursday, going 3 of 5 from the field, as the Houston Rockets topped the Golden State Warriors 98-94. Green grabbed one rebound and did not have an assist, accumulating a plus-minus of +5 in his 16:03 on the floor. Green went 3 of 5 from 3-point range.
5/24/2018 James Harden, Hou, G
James Harden scored 19 points Thursday on 5-of-21 shooting as the Houston Rockets defeated the Golden State Warriors 98-94. Harden grabbed three rebounds and had four assists, accumulating a plus-minus of +8 in his 38:57 of playing time. He tacked on two steals. Harden struggled from behind the arc, missing all 11 of his attempts.
5/24/2018 Eric Gordon, Hou, SG
Eric Gordon scored 24 points Thursday on 6-of-15 shooting as the Houston Rockets defeated the Golden State Warriors 98-94. Gordon grabbed four rebounds and added an assist, accumulating a plus-minus of 0 in his 36:26 of playing time. He added one block and two steals. Gordon went 3 of 10 from 3-point range.
5/24/2018 Clint Capela, Hou, F-C
Clint Capela scored 12 points Thursday, going 5 of 6 from the field, as the Houston Rockets defeated the Golden State Warriors 98-94. Capela grabbed 14 rebounds and did not have an assist, accumulating a plus-minus of +6 in his 26:36 of playing time. He added two blocks.
5/23/2018 Aron Baynes, Bos, C
Aron Baynes scored six points Wednesday on 3-of-7 shooting as the Boston Celtics defeated the Cleveland Cavaliers 96-83. Baynes pulled down seven rebounds and did not have an assist, tallying a plus-minus of +2 in his 29:20 on the floor. He added three blocks.
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