NBA Playoffs: Warriors come all the way back to take Game 1

Golden State Warriors guard Stephen Curry (30) scores a three point basket against San Antonio Spurs guard Manu Ginobili (20) during the fourth quarter in game one of the Western conference finals of the 2017 NBA Playoffs at Oracle Arena. (Photo: Kelley L Cox-USA TODAY Sports)

GOLDEN STATE WARRIORS 113 SAN ANTONIO SPURS 111 (GSW LEADS 1-0)

OAKLAND – Stephen Curry poured in 40 points and helped the Warriors erase a lead as bigĀ as 25. Golden State pulled off the largest conference finals comeback since the Boston Celtics’ comeback against the New Jersey Nets in 2002.

A pivotal moment of the game came after Kawhi Leonard re-aggravated his ankle injury in the third quarter. The Dubs responded with an 18-0 run to cut the deficit to five.

Kevin Durant dropped 34 points, Draymond Green added nine points, seven rebounds and seven assists.

LaMarcus Aldridge had 28 points, eight rebounds and three steals for the Spurs. Leonard scored 26 points and grabbed eight rebounds.

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