Steph Curry, Warriors Survive Game 5, Defeat Lakers 121-106
The game was a must-win for both teams, as the winner would take control of the series heading into Game 6.
Steph Curry and the Golden State Warriors put on a show in Game 5 of the NBA Playoffs, defeating the Los Angeles Lakers 121-106 to take a 3-2 series lead.
The two-time MVP finished with a game-high 37 points, including 7 three-pointers, 6 rebounds, and 3 assists.
The Warriors came out firing on all cylinders, with Curry leading the charge.
The Warriors, meanwhile, got contributions from up and down their roster. Draymond Green had a near triple-double with 12 points, 10 rebounds, and 8 assists.
However, the Warriors took control in the third quarter, outscoring the Lakers 34-21. Curry hit two big three-pointers to start the quarter, and the Warriors never looked back.
The win was a statement game for the Warriors, who have now won two games in a row after trailing the series 2-1.
For the Lakers, it's back to the drawing board. They will need to find a way to slow down Curry and get Davis more involved in the offense if they hope to force a Game 7.
Overall, it was a thrilling game that showcased the best of what the NBA Playoffs have to offer.
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