Throughout the Western Conference finals, as you watched the Oklahoma City Thunder push, and press, and suffocate the Golden State Warriors with their superior length and athleticism, you might have found yourself wondering what exactly the Warriors had to do to get back to being the Warriors — what adjustments they could make to turn the tide in a series that seemed to be running away from them with the speed of a Russell Westbrook fast break. At some point in your search, you might have settled on a particularly elegant solution: either Stephen Curry or Klay Thompson will have to go absolutely berserk, and man, it'd sure help Golden State if both of them did.
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It didn't feel much like analysis, but, well, there it was ... and on a scintillating Saturday night in Oklahoma City, well, there it was.
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