Sports Twitter reacts to Kevin Durant and Warriors blowing Rockets out in Game 1

08:36  15 may  2018
08:36  15 may  2018 Source:   yardbarker.com

Warriors regain rhythm to put Pelicans on ropes

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Golden State maintained a double-digit lead throughout most of the game and entered the fourth quarter up by 13 points, but a would-be game winner from Steph Curry clanked off the rim and Kevin Durant 's follow Check out some of the reactions to last night's Rockets vs Warriors game below.

When Kevin Durant chose to join the Golden State Warriors in NBA free agency, Twitter erupted. The saddest part about Durant leaving OKC for Golden State is that he’s joining forces with the very team that knocked him and the Thunder out of the 2016 NBA Playoffs.

Kevin Durant holding his hands up© Troy Taormina-USA TODAY Sports

The Golden State Warriors got off to a very poor start in Game 1 against the Houston Rockets but finished with a flourish, stealing a game on the road by the score of 119-106.

The Rockets were helpless to stop the offensive onslaught put forth by the road team, which finished the game having converted 52.5 percent of its shots from the field.

In particular, Kevin Durant was just indomitable, despite some shady efforts to derail him by one Chris Paul. He finished with 37 points on 14-of-27 shooting to lead the Warriors.

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Dallas Mavericks. Houston Rockets . kevin durant to the warriors , MOOD pic. twitter .com/yZQdGb0e6O. For more NBA Free Agency coverage, check out our NBA hub page. More from Golden State Warriors . Kevin Durant was ejected in his first game back from injury.

Golden State Warriors ' Kevin Durant (35) and Houston Rockets react after Durant made a shot and scored on his attempt to beat the buzzer in the fourth quarter of their season opener at Oracle Arena in Oakland, Calif., on Tuesday, Oct. 17, 2017.The referees reviewed the play and it was ruled out .

Of course, there was a controversial sequence late in the fourth quarter that proved to be a huge swing for the Warriors. Klay Thompson should have been called for a backcourt violation, but instead the refs didn’t call it and Thompson hit a three to push Golden State to a 10-point lead.

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To find out more about Facebook commenting please read the Conversation Guidelines and FAQs. Kevin Durant , Stephen Curry power Warriors to 113-91 Game 1 rout of Cavs. Curry's celebration tho 🔥🔥 pic. twitter .com/ytLoUiOO6F. — SLAM Magazine (@SLAMonline) June 2, 2017.

Golden State Warriors . Twitter Reacts to Klay Thompson Impersonator Attending Warriors - Rockets Game . Kevin Durant just gave me a high five and referred to me as "Klay".

The game had a frantic feel about it from the opening, and fans all over the place were highly engaged.

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The Warriors blew a 17-point lead to the Rockets and lost their first game of the 2017-18 NBA season on Tuesday night. Big Rings @ warriors pic. twitter .com/8IXtPXF0k8. Here's How Steph Curry, Kevin Durant , and the Warriors Reacted to Their 29-Point Loss to the Spurs.

Then came OKC blowing a 3- 1 lead in the Western Conference finals to Golden State. First, Klay Thompson burned them in Game 6 and then, Curry closed them out in Game 7, all of which opened the door Kevin Durant hugs his mother, Wanda, after the Warriors ' Game 4 win in the West finals.

If Golden State wins again in Game 2, we can probably kiss the Rockets goodbye. As it stands now, it’s not looking great for Houston, though there’s still a lot of basketball left to be played.

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