05/20 23:04 CDT Warriors beat Blazers 119-117 in OT for NBA Finals berth
Warriors beat Blazers 119-117 in OT for NBA Finals berth
By ANNE M. PETERSON
AP Sports Writer
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) --- Draymond Green had 18 points, 14 rebounds and 11
assists, and made a key 3-pointer in overtime as the Golden State Warriors
advanced to the NBA Finals for the fifth straight year with a 119-117 victory
on Monday night to sweep the Portland Trail Blazers.
Stephen Curry added 37 points, 12 rebounds and 11 assists. He and Green became
the first teammates to have triple-doubles in the same playoff game.
The Warriors will face the winner of the Eastern Conference finals between
Toronto and Milwaukee.
Damian Lillard, playing with separated ribs, had 28 points and 12 assists for
Portland. He missed a 3-point attempt as time ran out in the extra period.
Meyers Leonard added a career-high 30 points along with 12 rebounds.
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