Game 6: GSW 137, POR 122. Steph drops career high 62, temporarily saves legacy

Oubre hit a three!!!

In-Game Notes

  • KD lost to WAS?? KD NEEDS TO JUSTIFY HIS LEGACY NOW

  • Wiseman apparently told to never jump on defense for any reason. Probably good strategy with the lack of centers

  • GSW mixing in a bit of early traps. POR countering by letting Nurkic roll to the rim and bully

  • Head Tap for Wiggins. Gets grabbed on the cross screen, foul. POR fouls a lot. Their D will probably keep them from being a top contender.

  • Flashes of the dream. Dray and Wiggs with active hands knocking ball away in the paint. Then Oubre-Steph three man split, Dray almost finds O. OUBRE WITH THE JUMPER!! how

  • Why is the number next to GSW larger than the other number

  • On the break, haha I think Dray yelling at Steph to either come get a handoff, or to get the pindown from the trailer.

  • Dray: TRUST THE OFFENSE STEPH / Steph: you don't know how the first games went man, I can't love again

  • I like GSW trying to push POR to take 2s. Keeping POR from bombing them out of the game.

  • Steph with the first real "I will mix you up and you will like it 3" of the season. I think POR ran the GSW three-man split right back at us, but Dray takes the charge...

  • What, how does GSW not have the worst DRtg

  • Haha how did Steph go to the low post and get a layup between 3 Blazers. I've called the POR D soft inside but that was ridiculous

  • This is probably the largest lead (sadly) of the year, right?

  • Oubre goes OVER the screen thank you my man and bothers Lillard on the layup

  • I like that... Baze in the post, tries to feed Steph, then the surprise spin post move to draw foul

  • Bazemore, the God of Chaos. Good chaos so far

  • Kevon, oh that travel. That cost a sure 2, which is big when you're only scoring 60 points a game.

  • Oubre with a great strip on the Melo post spin move.

  • Steph was RACING to get off the 2-for-1, the only time he is truly alive

  • Blazers disrupt either Head Tap or Motion Weak by overplaying the center swing. Reset to high PNR fo Wiggs. Great drive into Kanter, misses the bunny.

  • Baze taking control of the 2nd unit offense. Playing under control actually.

  • I thought Wiseman would come in with 2nd unit with Wiggs, but maybe due to the ankle, he's going to be matched with Steph?

  • GSW trap McCollum, he gives it up to Melo who doesn't exactly attack fast, GSW gets away with it.

  • Hey Baze and Damion hit back to back 3s. I thought that wasn't allowed?

  • Baze with the gorgeous play, crosses CJ into the next county, but misses the layup

  • Head Tap, but Wanamaker gets to zipper, Wiggs posts. Sometimes GSW ran that variation for Steph with KD.

  • Nurkic gets the switch on to the small, time to work in the post!! Unfortunately, the small was Draymond.

  • Update: revenge dunk, next play

  • Damn, Nurkic beat Wiseman on the jump ball. James are you going to take that??

  • More of the dream. Steph insists Wise step up to set the screen, good roll and POR D makes a business decision not to contest the soaring Wise dunk

  • I don't know if GSW will win, but at least so far it's not been embarrassing. Good effort.

  • More of the dream. Wiseman jumps out, but Dray rotates behind him to Nurkic and Oubre flying in with the block

  • What's funny is in 2016-2019 GSW did not run the vanilla Split Action very much because you can beat it with organized switching. But it's back, possibly as a simplified offense, and OPOR has forgotten how to defend it. It's like the league lost its immunity.

  • Are they piping in a recording of "Waaaariors"? Uncanny valley there

  • Looney I think messed up the spacing on Steph's drive. Steph wanted to BBQ Nurkic.

  • That Dray to Oubre -- I know this can't be right -- feels like the first fast break bucket of the season.

  • Steph's no-guilt time, 2-for-1 time. Like No-Diet Friday. He gets a cheap Harden type foul.

  • Oh Kelly, don’t you know this is Steph’s one indulgence? Let him have the last shot man

  • Steph’s legacy is safe for now, but he could easily screw it up in the 3rd quarter. If he has a bad second half, then he was carried in 2013 by David Lee and the 2015 title was due to Barbosa. Sorry, those are the Twitter rules

  • I’ve heard of high screens, but I think Dray set that screen for Steph about a quarter of the way before half court

  • POR is doing something specific to counter the perimeter trapping... I think it’s just to get it to Nurkic on short roll and he alleyoops it. But a couple of them have been very ugly oops.

  • Then the Dray oop to Wiseman who barely seems to jump

  • Oh Steph... with the heat check hook pass lob to Wiseman. Nope.

  • Draymond with the perfect fake 3 lob pass to Steph. SOLD THAT SO WELL

  • That is the dream. Overplay the entry pass, Wise will jump over anyone small and dunk you into the basket

  • Is that a flagrant? CJ definitely elbowed him but... it’s the NBA

  • Update: a beautiful loop to a fake handoff.

  • Come on TV, I was just seeing the play Kerr drew up. Looked like Oubre looping along the right wing...

  • It’s probably good for the game to not allow players to elbow someone hard when they go up for a layup, but... call it consistently. Also, if you calculate momentum equals mass times velocity, CJ’s elbow smash moves Wiseman about one inch

  • OUbre with the fake handoff!! That’s the play I was trying to decipher from Kerr’s board.

  • I think he’s realized that if he’s within 15 feet and no big is between him and basket, he can 1 dribble and dunk

  • OUBRE THREEEEEEEEEE. How bizarre

  • Better yet was the fantastic Oubre D on Nurkic in the post. Maybe Kelly should play smallball Center?

  • Wait no one has scored 40 in Chase before? It was tougher than I remember last year

  • EVERYBODY TAP THAT ZOOM CLAPHANDS BUTTON LETSGO

  • That Oubre putback was gorgeous

  • Oubre really stepping up to the challenge of checking Dame. Unfortunately, Dame has hit a few impossible shots in his face

  • Definitely has the feel of a close ending game perhaps with random ending

  • Paschall is automatic within 15 feet when his heels touch his butt

  • Paschall does not acknowledge Kanter’s physical existence. He just passes through him, it’s eerie

  • To be fair, Kanter is doing work on the offensive boards getting back what Paschall gives him

  • Gah Wiggs, you can’t bail out Kanter with a 22 foot jumper

  • Kerr with the MJax offense. Get Wiggins mismatch with CJ in the post and let him work. This is an okay offense for the second unit.

  • Excellent play, Dray pretends to miss the pass, it rolls out to Steph at 2 mph, three. Calculated.

  • The game is certainly in doubt

  • I like that strong rebound from Wiseman. Lots of loose balls seem to bounce out of his hands

  • Is Steph... holding his hand to his ear... to the digital faces? DUB HUB LET ME HEAR YOU

  • Ow I think Kanter gave Oubre bonus elbow on that screen.

  • Oubre bulldogging Dame, flexes after the TO.

  • That sampled Waaaaariors is too fast. Someone get a proper sample

  • Oubre gets fouled by Melo when Oubre slows down to wind up for the megadunk

  • GSW with the good D adjustment this game with more trapping of Dame. POR still having a tough time handling that.

  • Now Steph is OBLIGATED to try for 60

  • Now Steph is OBLIGATED to try for 70

  • “Take it to the parking lot guys”

  • Getting chippy. Kanter shoving Looney.

  • Curry and Dame having an extended conversation

  • OH YEAH the good old water treatment in the post game interview


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