GALLERY: Barnes, Iguodala propel Warriors to NBA Finals
Oracle Arena gets covered up prior to the beginning of Game 5 against the Rockets.
MVPs in the building
Tigers pitcher Justin Verlander and first baseman Miguel Cabrera sit courtside to watch the Warriors and Rockets.
Unable to hit
The Warriors weren't able to get into any sort of offensive rhythm in the first quarter and went 1-of-8 from beyond the arc.
Klay heats up
Klay Thompson came out on fire to start the second quarter and hit his first six shots. He finished the quarter with 13 points.
Strong on the glass
The Warriors got multiple second chances thanks to 13 offensive rebounds and outrebounded the Rockets 33-19 in the first half.
Entering the half
Golden State led Houston 52-46 at halftime. Stephen Curry had 14 and Klay Thompson scored 15 to lead the Warriors.
Shutting down Harden
Draymond Green and Andre Iguodala smothered James Harden in the first three quarters making the Rockets guard commit 11 turnovers. He finished with 13, the most turnovers by a player in any NBA postseason game.
The Warriors turned up the defense in the third quarter and held a 74-68 advantage over Houston entering the fourth quarter.
Barnes takes over
With Klay Thompson struggling with foul trouble and an ear laceration, Harrison Barnes stepped up and scored 13 points over the last 9:30 of the fourth quarter. He finished the game with 24.
With an 104-90 victory over the Rockets, the Warriors are headed to the NBA Finals for the first time since 1975.