Warriors pull out late victory over Rockets in Game 2
Testing it out
Dwight Howard went through warm ups prior to Game 2 and determined he will play despite a sprained left knee.
Curry explodes in first
Stephen Curry scored 15 points and went 4-of-6 from beyond the arc to give the Warriors a 36-28 lead over the Rockets at the end of the first quarter.
Despite leading by eight after one, the Rockets were still in the game because of seven first-quarter turnovers by Golden State.
Making a run
Andre Iguodala and Leandro Barbosa gave the Warriors a jolt off of the bench leading Golden State on a 17-4 run. The Warriors led by 49-33 near the midway point of the second quarter.
Rockets strike back
Houston answered Golden State and went on a 23-6 run to end the half and tie the game up at 55.
The Rockets and Warriors went back and forth in the third quarter, but Golden State took a 77-75 advantage into the fourth.
Curry vs. Harden
Stephen Curry and James Harden swapped bucket after bucket down the stretch in the fourth. Harden finished with 38 points, 10 rebounds and nine assists while Curry had 33 points, six assists and three rebounds.
The Warriors went up 98-90 with less than two minutes to go and managed to survive Houston's late push winning 99-98 to take a 2-0 series lead.