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The Oklahoma City Thunder crushed the Golden State Warriors on Tuesday night, decisively winning Game 4 118-94. It was the first time the Warriors lost back-to-back games all season long, and they now find themselves on the brink of elimination. This Klay Thompson blunder perfectly describes the state of the Warriors right now, as nothing’s going right for this record-setting club.
Klay sums up the night. This is classic. pic.twitter.com/YYdEkJnIM8
— Guy Haberman (@GuyHaberman) May 25, 2016
Russell Westbrook was outstanding on Tuesday, scoring 36 points, grabbing 11 boards, and dishing out 11 assists to record his fifth career playoff triple-double. But it was most definitely a team win for the Thunder, as they had five other players that scored in double digits. Kevin Durant (26), Serge Ibaka (17), Andre Roberson (17), Steven Adams (11), and Dion Waiters (10) all played big parts in OKC being able to take a commanding 3-1 lead.
While the Thunder had a variety of guys making plays, Thompson was the only Warrior to fill it up. Thompson lead Golden State with 26 points on 9-17 shooting from the floor, with 19 of those coming in a huge 3rd quarter. Both Steph Curry and Draymond Green had disappointing nights for the Warriors. Curry scored 19 points while shooting a dreadful 6-20 from the floor, and Green ended up with the same amount of points (6) as turnovers (6).
The Western Conference Finals will head back to Oakland for Game 5, which has gotta be music to the Warriors’ ears. Golden State went 39-2 at home during the regular season, and they’re 7-1 at home during the playoffs. They’ll need all the help they can get from their home crowd, as teams that trail 3-1 have a 9-223 series record in NBA playoff history (SportsCenter).
Warriors vs. Thunder Game 5 Time, TV Channel & Viewing Details
Date: Thursday, May 26, 2016
Time: 9:00 p.m. ET
TV Channel: TNT
Location: Oracle Arena, Oakland, CA
Spread: Warriors -7.5, O/U 220.5
Warriors vs. Thunder Game 5 Live Stream Online Options
Your best bets for watching Game 5 via a live stream are TNT Overtime, Watch TNT, and Sling TV. TNT Overtime is pretty cool in that it providers viewers with different options to watch games. Instead of being stuck with the standard television broadcast, you can watch up to four camera angles at once.
If you already have a cable or satellite provider, you can watch the game online at Watch TNT. You just need your log-in and password information and you’re good to go.
You can also roll with Sling TV for tonight’s game. Their Best of Live TV package costs $20 a month and it includes access to TNT. If that’s too rich for your blood, you can try out Sling TV with a free 7-day trial.
Warriors vs. Thunder Game 5 on Phone, Tablet & Other Devices
If you can’t watch tonight’s game on your TV or computer, you can still use the aforementioned TNT and Sling TV options. Download the free NBA app and you can watch TNT Overtime on your phone or tablet. With cable or satellite access, you can watch Steven Adams light up radar guns on your phone or tablet by downloading the free Watch TNT app from the App Store or Google Play.
Sling TV subscribers can use their Sling TV app to watch tonight’s game on a plethora of options such as phones, tablets, and XBox Ones if they’re not too busy dominating 14-year-olds in FIFA. You can check out their full list of compatible devices here.