Rockets' Chris Paul ruled out for Game 6 against Warriors

Houston Rockets Clint Capela and Golden State's Stephen Curry

Two-time NBA MVP Stephen Curry scored 22 points for the Warriors but was on the losing side again

The Rockets will take a 3-2 series lead back to Oakland, California, with a chance to close out the defending champions on Sunday (AEST).

The Rockets, who led the league with 65 regular-season wins from 82 games, now have a 3-2 lead in the best-of-seven Western Conference series.

And you know what, insane as it sounds, they might have a point. "I know what I'm seeing out there". But we can't count on it. Injuries happen, and you've just got to play with whoever's out there.

According to Second Spectrum vs ESPN Stats and Info, coming into the Conference Finals, the Warriors were averaging 334.3 passes per game.

"You'd be a fool not to believe me", Green said when asked about the team's inconsistent play.

At times since Kevin Durant joined the Golden State Warriors, there's been talk that the team is so loaded that it undermines the notion of competitive balance in the National Basketball Association.

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In the final minute of the Houston Rockets' Game 5 win over the Golden State Warriors on Thursday, Chris Paul appeared to injure his hamstring on a drive. Paul scored 20 points with seven rebounds and six assists.

His effort was critical with All-Star teammate James Harden struggling with his shot throughout the game, going 0-for-11 from 3-point range. According to Kristen Ledlow of National Basketball Association on TNT, Paul will receive treatment all the way up to Game 6, which is scheduled for a 9:00 p.m. EST tip on Saturday night. This is the same core of stars that has gone 16-1 at Oracle Arena during the playoffs since the start of last year's postseason.

First, Golden State's outright carelessness with the basketball has been arguably the clearest separator between its wins and losses throughout the series.

Kerr said the experience of his team, which is trying to reach the finals for the fourth straight year, will be valuable as the Warriors try and climb out of this hole and force Game 7.

TNT's Kristen Ledlow confirmed that the late 4th quarter injury was to Paul's right hamstring and he is now receiving treatment. The vaunted backcourt duo, head coach Mike D'Antoni and a bevy of perfectly fitting role players have pushed the Warriors, once seemingly invulnerable, to the brink of elimination. "We'll just continue to take it day-to-day". After failing to make a shot from the field in the first half, Rockets guard Chris Paul had a hot streak of three-pointers. That's too much of a burden for Harden to carry against an elite defensive team.

The Warriors opened as a 10.5-point favorite for Game 6 at several sportsbooks.

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