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Warriors vs. Clippers live stream: Watch NBA playoffs Game 3 online

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Warriors vs. Clippers live stream: Watch NBA playoffs Game 3 online

The Warriors are out for revenge on Thursday night in Game 3 of the NBA playoffs against the Clippers. 

After blowing a 31-point lead in Game 2, the defending champs are looking to release their "killer instinct" in Los Angeles. And might all start with how Kevin Durant responds to Patrick Beverley's antics. 

Durant and Warriors coach Steve Kerr appear to be at odds over how much the Warriors star forward should shoot after only eight attempts last game. Either way, expect a game big from the two-time NBA Finals MVP. 

[RELATED: Draymond says it's not his job to tell KD to shoot more]

Here's how you can watch Warriors vs. Clippers Game 3 on NBC Sports Bay Area and streaming online:

When: Thursday, April 18, at 7:30 p.m. PT (pregame coverage at 6 p.m.)
TV channel: NBC Sports Bay Area
Live stream: MyTeams by NBC Sports app

Desktop users can stream the game here.

Warriors' Steve Kerr shares funny details about 'Last Dance' interview

Warriors' Steve Kerr shares funny details about 'Last Dance' interview

Steve Kerr played a prominent role in "The Last Dance" documentary on the 1997-98 Chicago Bulls.

If you didn't know already, the film crew spoke with the Warriors coach in late October 2018 when Golden State was in New York to face the Knicks.

"It was funny -- I had forgotten about the interview," Kerr told Warriors play-by-play broadcaster Bob Fitzgerald last Friday. "So we came back from practice -- I completely spaced out, I got a workout at the gym where we practiced -- I come back to the hotel late (and) these guys are waiting in the lobby.

"They got this huge production. They had rented a suite. There's got to be 20 people in there and a million cameras. I felt so bad. I didn't even take a shower. I just ran up and did the interview."

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In case you haven't seen any of the episodes yet -- Kerr wore a blue Warriors long-sleeve shirt for the sit-down conversation.

"As soon as I sat down, I thought, 'I like this. I got my Warriors shirt on. This is gonna show pretty well,'" Kerr said to Fitzgerald. "When we sat down to watch it (the actual documentary on TV), my daughter and my wife immediately turned to me and they said, 'You couldn't take a shower and fix your hair before the interview?'"

You got to love Maddy and Margot Kerr for keeping it real.

No word yet on if Kerr at least was able to put on some deodorant.

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Warriors' Steve Kerr calls 2014 memory one of best feelings of his life

Warriors' Steve Kerr calls 2014 memory one of best feelings of his life

When Steve Kerr was hired as head coach of the Warriors in May 2014, he had no prior coaching experience.

That is not entirely true, actually, as he reminded everybody in April 2016:

Anyways, since Kerr took over the reigns in Golden State, the Warriors have won three titles and reached the NBA Finals five straight seasons from 2015 to 2019.

When you experience that sort of unprecedented success, you create a lot of memories along the way. So last Friday, Warriors play-by-play broadcaster Bob Fitzgerald asked the eight-time NBA champion a tough question:

"What is your favorite coaching memory? That's a hard one. But is there a memory that might not jump out to everybody that you kind of hold dear that still a really cool one for you?" Fitzgerald asked.

Kerr proceeded to take a walk down memory lane to mid-November 2014.

"I suppose on a really personal level I will share this one. My first year coaching -- I came in with all these big ideas and grand plans, and deep down I had no idea if any of it would work," he told Fitzgerald. "You come in and you plan for something and you hold your breath and go, 'All right. I hope I can make this connection, I hope we can win some games and I hope these plays that we're putting in work.'

"We were playing well but I was a little nervous. We played a game in LA -- it was maybe the 12th game of the year -- we played the Lakers. And we had a four-day break after the game. I told the players, 'If we handle our business tonight, I'm gonna give you the next two days off.' I might as well have told them all that I was gonna give them a million dollars each (laughter).

"You couldn't imagine the excitement in that locker room. Andre Iguodala was like, 'Hell yeah, I got two days of golf coming up. Don't f this up guys. Come on. Let's go.' The Lakers were down that season, but we went out and we just trounced them.

"I came down to San Diego because I had given the guys two days off. I like to surf. I hadn't surfed in a while. I went out and I surfed -- which is just an amazing feeling to start with -- but I just remember being out on my surfboard thinking, 'We're 10-2, the guys are happy -- this stuff is working. This is gonna work. It's gonna happen.'

"It's one of the best feelings I've ever had."

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First and foremost, that reaction from Iguodala is perfectly on-brand and not a surprise whatsoever. He's an avid golfer.

Secondly, the Warriors crushed the Lakers, 136-115, and led by as many as 38 points. Steph Curry racked up 30 points and 15 assists, and Marreese Speights scored 24 points off the bench.

[RELATED: Warriors make fun of Draymond same way once each year]

The win -- their third in a row -- moved the Warriors to 8-2 on the season. They ended up winning 13 more consecutive games before finally losing to the Memphis Grizzlies on Dec. 16.

So lastly, Kerr absolutely was correct. His stuff was working and would continue to work. 

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