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Houston Rockets: 3 takeaways from Game 5 vs. Warriors

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Jennie Wade | 26 May, 2018, 17:16

The team said Paul will be re-evaluated after the Rockets return from Saturday's Western Conference matchup against the Warriors, with Houston leading the best-of-seven series 3-2 entering game six at Oakland, California.

Paul, who was not available for comment on Thursday, missed 24 games this season with a variety of injuries, including a hamstring.

The Rockets are one game away from reaching the NBA Finals for the first time since they won their second of back-to-back titles in 1995.

Unfortunately for Paul and the Rockets, he's officially been ruled out of Saturday's Game 6 in Golden State.

It came with significant cost, however, as point guard Chris Paul suffered a right hamstring injury in the final minute. Harden's averaging 27.4 points, 5.2 rebounds and 5.4 assists in the series, while Paul has put up 19.8 points, 6.8 rebounds and 4.6 assists. We want to see your fan photos and videos! Houston has outscored the Warriors by 11 points in 47 minutes during the West finals with Harden on the floor and Paul resting.

Kevin Durant scored 29 points for the Warriors, who lost in Game 5 of a playoff series for just the second time since 2015.

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Kerr said Friday that Iguodala keeps improving incrementally.

"I think the way we've played the last two games, we've played good enough to win and just haven't gotten the job done", Curry said after Game 5.

"I feel great about where we are right now", Warriors head coach Steve Kerr told reporters after Golden State's 98-94 loss Thursday night.

The Warriors opened as a 10.5-point favorite for Game 6 at several sportsbooks. But trying to close out this Warriors team without Paul will be a monumental challenge for the Rockets. (After the game his mother suggested he should wash his mouth out with soap.) Golden State committed just eight turnovers, while causing 19.

Paul did not even address the media post game because he was busy receiving treatment. One of the most underrated players, Andre Iguodala has missed two straight games.

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