Golden State Warriors push past Memphis Grizzlies to advance to Western Conference Finals

Klay Thompson made eight 3-pointers en route to 30 points, Stephen Curry had 29 with six 3-pointers and the Golden State Warriors advanced to the Western Conference finals by beating the Memphis Grizzlies 110-96 in Game 6 on Friday night. evening.

Curry found his shooting bunt late and made two straight baskets late in the third for a 78-77 lead before the final 12 minutes. Draymond Green had 14 points, 16 rebounds and eight assists. Kevon Looney had 22 rebounds and Andrew Wiggins scored 10 of his 18 points in the fourth with a pair of well-timed 3-pointers.

Golden State, eliminated by Memphis in the play-in tournament last year, weathered a tough series to advance to the conference finals for the first time since 2019, when the franchise reached its fifth straight NBA Finals before losing to Toronto. in the decisive final. game 6

The third-seeded Warriors will face the winner of Phoenix-Dallas in the conference finals. Game 7 of that series is Sunday at Phoenix.

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