The defending champion, Golden State Warriors, added a valuable victory on the road and moved one step closer to advancing to the Western Conference semifinals of the NBA playoffs (PO, 4 out of 7).
Golden State is on the 27th (Korean time) at the Golden 1 Center in the 2022-2023 season NBA PO Western Conference Round 1 (Quarterfinals) Sacramento Kings and Stephen Curry, who scored 31 points in the 5th game, were selected to score 20 or more points. He won 123-116 in his performance. Golden State, ahead of 3 wins and 2 losses, has only one win left to advance to the conference semifinals.
Golden State, who took home games 3 and 4 after giving away the first and second games in a row, was dragged until the middle of the second quarter on this day as well. However, after the middle of the second quarter, the offense of Klay Thompson (25 points, 5 3-pointers) and Draymond Green (21 points) showed good offense, leading 60-56 at halftime. Golden State secured the victory thanks to Curry and Andrew Wiggins (20 points) scoring whenever needed in the 3rd and 4th quarters. Sacramento ace De’Aaron Pax (24 points), who injured his left hand while shooting, pushed ahead, but failed to make 3-pointers in a row in the 4th quarter,크크크벳 which was a critical moment, probably due to an injury.
In the Eastern Conference, the Miami Heat, which reached the PO through the ‘Play-in Tournament’, produced a surprise by eliminating the Milwaukee Bucks, who received the first seed in the regular league, in first place. Miami won 128-126 after an overtime match in the 5th game against Milwaukee in the FI Serve Forum that day. Miami passed the first round with 4 wins and 1 loss. Miami ace Jimmy Butler led the team’s victory with 42 points that day as well. Miami defeated the Cleveland Cavaliers 106-95 that day and will face off against the New York Knicks, who advanced to the second round with 4 wins and 1 loss, to advance to the conference finals.