The Best of "Game 6 Klay"
SAN FRANCISCO – For a full three quarters Friday night, the Warriors tortured themselves, keeping the Grizzlies alive with turnovers the likes of which are expected of 9-year-olds. They could have unraveled, and probably should have.
They did not, largely because Kevon Looney, making his first start in these Western Conference semifinals – at the request of Draymond Green and Stephen Curry – would not allow it.
Which is why Looney should be first in line for a game ball after the Warriors finished off a 110-96 victory to advance to the Western Conference Finals for the sixth time in eight seasons.
“Kevon was possibly our MVP tonight,” Klay Thompson said. “Wow, just I'm so proud of him.”
Looney played a career-high 35 minutes, about 10 more than the Warriors …
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