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Western Conference finals: Rockets vs. Warriors

OAKLAND, Calif. -- After a generation of wishing and waiting, the Golden State Warriors have finally arrived on basketball's biggest stage again.

Stephen Curry had 26 points and eight rebounds, Harrison Barnes added 24 points and the Warriors advanced to the NBA Finals for the first time in 40 years with a 104-90 victory over the Houston Rockets on Wednesday night.

"Why not us?" Curry said to a roaring, golden-yellow shirt wearing crowd after the Warriors received the Western Conference trophy from Alvin Attles, the coach of their last championship team in 1975.

The Warriors shook off a slow start and sweated out a shaky finish in Game 5 to close out the Rockets and set up a matchup with LeBron James and the Cleveland Cavaliers beginning June 4. It was hardly the prettiest performance -- but one they'll savor nonetheless.

OAKLAND, CA - MAY 27: Dwight Howard #12
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OAKLAND, CA - MAY 27: Dwight Howard #12 of the Houston Rockets goes up for a shot as he is hit by Klay Thompson #11 of the Golden State Warriors in the first half during game five of the Western Conference Finals of the 2015 NBA Playoffs at ORACLE Arena on May 27, 2015 in Oakland, California. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this photograph, user is consenting to the terms and conditions of Getty Images License Agreement. (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

OAKLAND, CA - MAY 27: James Harden #13
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OAKLAND, CA - MAY 27: James Harden #13 of the Houston Rockets drives to the basket in the first half against the Golden State Warriors during game five of the Western Conference Finals of the 2015 NBA Playoffs at ORACLE Arena on May 27, 2015 in Oakland, California. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this photograph, user is consenting to the terms and conditions of Getty Images License Agreement. (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

OAKLAND, CA - MAY 27: Draymond Green #23
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OAKLAND, CA - MAY 27: Draymond Green #23 of the Golden State Warriors reacts after making a basket in the first quarter against the Houston Rockets during game five of the Western Conference Finals of the 2015 NBA Playoffs at ORACLE Arena on May 27, 2015 in Oakland, California. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this photograph, user is consenting to the terms and conditions of Getty Images License Agreement. (Photo by Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images)

OAKLAND, CA - MAY 27: Draymond Green #23
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OAKLAND, CA - MAY 27: Draymond Green #23 of the Golden State Warriors goes for the loose ball alongside Dwight Howard #12 of the Houston Rockets in the first half during game five of the Western Conference Finals of the 2015 NBA Playoffs at ORACLE Arena on May 27, 2015 in Oakland, California. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this photograph, user is consenting to the terms and conditions of Getty Images License Agreement. (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

OAKLAND, CA - MAY 27: Josh Smith #5
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OAKLAND, CA - MAY 27: Josh Smith #5 of the Houston Rockets drives on Klay Thompson #11 of the Golden State Warriors in the first half during game five of the Western Conference Finals of the 2015 NBA Playoffs at ORACLE Arena on May 27, 2015 in Oakland, California. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this photograph, user is consenting to the terms and conditions of Getty Images License Agreement. (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

OAKLAND, CA - MAY 27: Josh Smith #5
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OAKLAND, CA - MAY 27: Josh Smith #5 of the Houston Rockets goes up for the ball alongside Draymond Green #23 of the Golden State Warriors in the first half during game five of the Western Conference Finals of the 2015 NBA Playoffs at ORACLE Arena on May 27, 2015 in Oakland, California. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this photograph, user is consenting to the terms and conditions of Getty Images License Agreement. (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

OAKLAND, CA - MAY 27: Clint Capela #15
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OAKLAND, CA - MAY 27: Clint Capela #15 of the Houston Rockets goes after a loose ball between Draymond Green #23 and Festus Ezeli #31 of the Golden State Warriors in the first half during game five of the Western Conference Finals of the 2015 NBA Playoffs at ORACLE Arena on May 27, 2015 in Oakland, California. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this photograph, user is consenting to the terms and conditions of Getty Images License Agreement. (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

OAKLAND, CA - MAY 27: Stephen Curry #30
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OAKLAND, CA - MAY 27: Stephen Curry #30 of the Golden State Warriors reacts in front of Corey Brewer #33 of the Houston Rockets after making a three-pointer in the first half during game five of the Western Conference Finals of the 2015 NBA Playoffs at ORACLE Arena on May 27, 2015 in Oakland, California. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this photograph, user is consenting to the terms and conditions of Getty Images License Agreement. (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

Houston Rockets forward Terrence Jones, bottom, controls a
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Houston Rockets forward Terrence Jones, bottom, controls a loose next to Golden State Warriors guard Stephen Curry during the first half of Game 5 of the NBA basketball Western Conference finals in Oakland, Calif., Wednesday, May 27, 2015. (AP Photo/Tony Avelar)

OAKLAND, CA - MAY 27: James Harden #13
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OAKLAND, CA - MAY 27: James Harden #13 of the Houston Rockets dunks the ball against Andrew Bogut #12 of the Golden State Warriors in the first half during game five of the Western Conference Finals of the 2015 NBA Playoffs at ORACLE Arena on May 27, 2015 in Oakland, California. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this photograph, user is consenting to the terms and conditions of Getty Images License Agreement. (Photo by Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images)

OAKLAND, CA - MAY 27: Klay Thompson #11
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OAKLAND, CA - MAY 27: Klay Thompson #11 of the Golden State Warriors reacts in the first half while taking on the Houston Rockets during game five of the Western Conference Finals of the 2015 NBA Playoffs at ORACLE Arena on May 27, 2015 in Oakland, California. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this photograph, user is consenting to the terms and conditions of Getty Images License Agreement. (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

OAKLAND, CA - MAY 27: Klay Thompson #11
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OAKLAND, CA - MAY 27: Klay Thompson #11 of the Golden State Warriors reacts in the first half while taking on the Houston Rockets during game five of the Western Conference Finals of the 2015 NBA Playoffs at ORACLE Arena on May 27, 2015 in Oakland, California. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this photograph, user is consenting to the terms and conditions of Getty Images License Agreement. (Photo by Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images)

From left, Draymond Green, David Lee and Stephen
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From left, Draymond Green, David Lee and Stephen Curry of the Golden State Warriors cheer from the bench in the first half while taking on the Houston Rockets in Game 5 of the Western Conference Finals of the 2015 NBA Playoffs at ORACLE Arena on May 27, 2015 in Oakland, California.

OAKLAND, CA - MAY 27: Steve Kerr of
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OAKLAND, CA - MAY 27: Steve Kerr of the Golden State Warriors calls out in the first half while taking on the Houston Rockets during game five of the Western Conference Finals of the 2015 NBA Playoffs at ORACLE Arena on May 27, 2015 in Oakland, California. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this photograph, user is consenting to the terms and conditions of Getty Images License Agreement. (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

OAKLAND, CA - MAY 27: Stephen Curry #30
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OAKLAND, CA - MAY 27: Stephen Curry #30 of the Golden State Warriors shoots over Trevor Ariza #1 of the Houston Rockets in the first half during game five of the Western Conference Finals of the 2015 NBA Playoffs at ORACLE Arena on May 27, 2015 in Oakland, California. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this photograph, user is consenting to the terms and conditions of Getty Images License Agreement. (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

Golden State Warriors guard Stephen Curry (30) drives
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Golden State Warriors guard Stephen Curry (30) drives around Houston Rockets guard James Harden (13) during the first half in Game 4 of the NBA basketball Western Conference finals Monday, May 25, 2015, in Houston. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)

Golden State Warriors fans cheer before Game 4
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Golden State Warriors fans cheer before Game 4 of the NBA basketball Western Conference finals against the Houston Rockets Monday, May 25, 2015, in Houston.

HOUSTON, TX - MAY 25: Dwight Howard #12
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HOUSTON, TX - MAY 25: Dwight Howard #12 of the Houston Rockets reacts in the first quarter against the Golden State Warriors during Game Four of the Western Conference Finals of the 2015 NBA PLayoffs at Toyota Center on May 25, 2015 in Houston, Texas. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this photograph, user is consenting to the terms and conditions of Getty Images License Agreement. (Photo by Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)

HOUSTON, TX - MAY 25: Josh Smith #5
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HOUSTON, TX - MAY 25: Josh Smith #5 of the Houston Rockets shoots against the Golden State Warriors in the first quarter during Game Four of the Western Conference Finals of the 2015 NBA PLayoffs at Toyota Center on May 25, 2015 in Houston, Texas. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this photograph, user is consenting to the terms and conditions of Getty Images License Agreement. (Photo by Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)

Stephen Curry #30 of the Golden State Warriors
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Stephen Curry #30 of the Golden State Warriors reacts in the first quarter against the Houston Rockets during Game 4 of the Western Conference Finals of the 2015 NBA Playoffs at Toyota Center on May 25, 2015 in Houston, Texas.

HOUSTON, TX - MAY 25: Stephen Curry #30
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HOUSTON, TX - MAY 25: Stephen Curry #30 of the Golden State Warriors reacts in the first quarter against the Houston Rockets during Game Four of the Western Conference Finals of the 2015 NBA PLayoffs at Toyota Center on May 25, 2015 in Houston, Texas. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this photograph, user is consenting to the terms and conditions of Getty Images License Agreement. (Photo by Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)

Houston Rockets head coach Kevin McHale and center
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Houston Rockets head coach Kevin McHale and center Dwight Howard (12) talk during the first half in Game 4 of the NBA basketball Western Conference finals against the Golden State Warriors Monday, May 25, 2015, in Houston. (AP Photo/Pat Sullivan)

HOUSTON, TX - MAY 25: Harrison Barnes #40
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HOUSTON, TX - MAY 25: Harrison Barnes #40 of the Golden State Warriors drives against James Harden #13 of the Houston Rockets in the first quarter during Game Four of the Western Conference Finals of the 2015 NBA PLayoffs at Toyota Center on May 25, 2015 in Houston, Texas. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this photograph, user is consenting to the terms and conditions of Getty Images License Agreement. (Photo by Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)

HOUSTON, TX - MAY 25: Trevor Ariza #1
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HOUSTON, TX - MAY 25: Trevor Ariza #1 of the Houston Rockets goes up against Klay Thompson #11 of the Golden State Warriors in the first quarter during Game Four of the Western Conference Finals of the 2015 NBA PLayoffs at Toyota Center on May 25, 2015 in Houston, Texas. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this photograph, user is consenting to the terms and conditions of Getty Images License Agreement. (Photo by Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)

HOUSTON, TX - MAY 25: Stephen Curry #30
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HOUSTON, TX - MAY 25: Stephen Curry #30 of the Golden State Warriors reacts in the first quarter against the Houston Rockets during Game Four of the Western Conference Finals of the 2015 NBA PLayoffs at Toyota Center on May 25, 2015 in Houston, Texas. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this photograph, user is consenting to the terms and conditions of Getty Images License Agreement. (Photo by Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)

HOUSTON, TX - MAY 25: Stephen Curry #30
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HOUSTON, TX - MAY 25: Stephen Curry #30 of the Golden State Warriors reacts in the first quarter against the Houston Rockets during Game Four of the Western Conference Finals of the 2015 NBA PLayoffs at Toyota Center on May 25, 2015 in Houston, Texas. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this photograph, user is consenting to the terms and conditions of Getty Images License Agreement. (Photo by Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)

HOUSTON, TX - MAY 25: Harrison Barnes #40
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HOUSTON, TX - MAY 25: Harrison Barnes #40 of the Golden State Warriors drives against James Harden #13 of the Houston Rockets in the first quarter during Game Four of the Western Conference Finals of the 2015 NBA PLayoffs at Toyota Center on May 25, 2015 in Houston, Texas. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this photograph, user is consenting to the terms and conditions of Getty Images License Agreement. (Photo by Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)

HOUSTON, TX - MAY 25: James Harden #13
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HOUSTON, TX - MAY 25: James Harden #13 of the Houston Rockets shoots against the Golden State Warriors in the first quarter during Game Four of the Western Conference Finals of the 2015 NBA PLayoffs at Toyota Center on May 25, 2015 in Houston, Texas. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this photograph, user is consenting to the terms and conditions of Getty Images License Agreement. (Photo by Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)

HOUSTON, TX - MAY 25: Head coach Kevin
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HOUSTON, TX - MAY 25: Head coach Kevin McHale talks to Dwight Howard #12 of the Houston Rockets in the first quarter against the Golden State Warriors during Game Four of the Western Conference Finals of the 2015 NBA PLayoffs at Toyota Center on May 25, 2015 in Houston, Texas. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this photograph, user is consenting to the terms and conditions of Getty Images License Agreement. (Photo by Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)

HOUSTON, TX - MAY 23: Stephen Curry #30
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HOUSTON, TX - MAY 23: Stephen Curry #30 of the Golden State Warriors shoots a three pointer to set the record for most three pointers in a post season in the second quarter against the Houston Rockets during Game Three of the Western Conference Finals of the 2015 NBA PLayoffs at Toyota Center on May 23, 2015 in Houston, Texas. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this photograph, user is consenting to the terms and conditions of Getty Images License Agreement. (Photo by Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)

HOUSTON, TX - MAY 23: Dwight Howard #12
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HOUSTON, TX - MAY 23: Dwight Howard #12 of the Houston Rockets reacts in the second quarter against the Golden State Warriors during Game Three of the Western Conference Finals of the 2015 NBA PLayoffs at Toyota Center on May 23, 2015 in Houston, Texas. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this photograph, user is consenting to the terms and conditions of Getty Images License Agreement. (Photo by Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)

HOUSTON, TX - MAY 23: Dwight Howard #12
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HOUSTON, TX - MAY 23: Dwight Howard #12 of the Houston Rockets talks to referee Scott Foster #48 in the second quarter against the Golden State Warriors during Game Three of the Western Conference Finals of the 2015 NBA PLayoffs at Toyota Center on May 23, 2015 in Houston, Texas. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this photograph, user is consenting to the terms and conditions of Getty Images License Agreement. (Photo by Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)

HOUSTON, TX - MAY 23: Stephen Curry #30
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HOUSTON, TX - MAY 23: Stephen Curry #30 of the Golden State Warriors reacts in the second quarter against the Houston Rockets during Game Three of the Western Conference Finals of the 2015 NBA PLayoffs at Toyota Center on May 23, 2015 in Houston, Texas. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this photograph, user is consenting to the terms and conditions of Getty Images License Agreement. (Photo by Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)

HOUSTON, TX - MAY 23: Stephen Curry #30
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HOUSTON, TX - MAY 23: Stephen Curry #30 of the Golden State Warriors reacts in the second quarter against the Houston Rockets during Game Three of the Western Conference Finals of the 2015 NBA PLayoffs at Toyota Center on May 23, 2015 in Houston, Texas. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this photograph, user is consenting to the terms and conditions of Getty Images License Agreement. (Photo by Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)

HOUSTON, TX - MAY 23: Terrence Jones #6
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HOUSTON, TX - MAY 23: Terrence Jones #6 of the Houston Rockets rebounds against Festus Ezeli #31 and Draymond Green #23 of the Golden State Warriors in the first quarter during Game Three of the Western Conference Finals of the 2015 NBA PLayoffs at Toyota Center on May 23, 2015 in Houston, Texas. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this photograph, user is consenting to the terms and conditions of Getty Images License Agreement. (Photo by Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)

HOUSTON, TX - MAY 23: James Harden #13
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HOUSTON, TX - MAY 23: James Harden #13 of the Houston Rockets drives against Festus Ezeli #31 and Klay Thompson #11 of the Golden State Warriors in the first quarter during Game Three of the Western Conference Finals of the 2015 NBA PLayoffs at Toyota Center on May 23, 2015 in Houston, Texas. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this photograph, user is consenting to the terms and conditions of Getty Images License Agreement. (Photo by Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)

HOUSTON, TX - MAY 23: Head Coach Steve
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HOUSTON, TX - MAY 23: Head Coach Steve Kerr of the Golden State Warriors reacts in the second quarter against the Houston Rockets during Game Three of the Western Conference Finals of the 2015 NBA PLayoffs at Toyota Center on May 23, 2015 in Houston, Texas. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this photograph, user is consenting to the terms and conditions of Getty Images License Agreement. (Photo by Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)

HOUSTON, TX - MAY 23: Klay Thompson #11
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HOUSTON, TX - MAY 23: Klay Thompson #11 of the Golden State Warriors reacts in the second quarter against the Houston Rockets during Game Three of the Western Conference Finals of the 2015 NBA PLayoffs at Toyota Center on May 23, 2015 in Houston, Texas. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this photograph, user is consenting to the terms and conditions of Getty Images License Agreement. (Photo by Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)

Houston Rockets head coach Kevin McHale calls timeout
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Houston Rockets head coach Kevin McHale calls timeout during the first half in Game 3 of the NBA basketball Western Conference finals against the Golden State Warriors Saturday, May 23, 2015, in Houston. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)

Golden State Warriors guard Stephen Curry (30) is
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Golden State Warriors guard Stephen Curry (30) is defended by Houston Rockets forward Terrence Jones (6) during the first half in Game 3 of the NBA basketball Western Conference finals Saturday, May 23, 2015, in Houston. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)

HOUSTON, TX - MAY 23: Dwight Howard #12
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HOUSTON, TX - MAY 23: Dwight Howard #12 of the Houston Rockets goes up against the Golden State Warriors in the first quarter during Game Three of the Western Conference Finals of the 2015 NBA PLayoffs at Toyota Center on May 23, 2015 in Houston, Texas. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this photograph, user is consenting to the terms and conditions of Getty Images License Agreement. (Photo by Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)

HOUSTON, TX - MAY 23: Stephen Curry #30
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HOUSTON, TX - MAY 23: Stephen Curry #30 of the Golden State Warriors rebounds against the Houston Rockets in the second quarter during Game Three of the Western Conference Finals of the 2015 NBA PLayoffs at Toyota Center on May 23, 2015 in Houston, Texas. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this photograph, user is consenting to the terms and conditions of Getty Images License Agreement. (Photo by Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)

Houston Rockets center Dwight Howard (12) fouls Golden
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Houston Rockets center Dwight Howard (12) fouls Golden State Warriors guard Stephen Curry (30) during the first half in Game 3 of the NBA basketball Western Conference finals Saturday, May 23, 2015, in Houston. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)

HOUSTON, TX - MAY 23: Stephen Curry #30
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HOUSTON, TX - MAY 23: Stephen Curry #30 of the Golden State Warriors celebrates with Draymond Green #23 after setting the record for most three pointers in a post season in the second quarter against the Houston Rockets during Game Three of the Western Conference Finals of the 2015 NBA PLayoffs at Toyota Center on May 23, 2015 in Houston, Texas. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this photograph, user is consenting to the terms and conditions of Getty Images License Agreement. (Photo by Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)

OAKLAND, CA - MAY 21: Stephen Curry #30
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OAKLAND, CA - MAY 21: Stephen Curry #30 of the Golden State Warriors handles the ball against Terrence Jones #6 of the Houston Rockets in the third quarter during game two of the Western Conference Finals of the 2015 NBA PLayoffs at ORACLE Arena on May 21, 2015 in Oakland, California. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this photograph, user is consenting to the terms and conditions of Getty Images License Agreement. (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

Golden State Warriors forward Draymond Green (23) reacts
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Golden State Warriors forward Draymond Green (23) reacts during the second half of Game 2 of the NBA basketball Western Conference finals against the Houston Rockets in Oakland, Calif., Thursday, May 21, 2015. (AP Photo/Rick Bowmer)

OAKLAND, CA - MAY 21: Dwight Howard #12
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OAKLAND, CA - MAY 21: Dwight Howard #12 of the Houston Rockets looks on from the bench with teammates in the third quarter against the Golden State Warriors during game two of the Western Conference Finals of the 2015 NBA PLayoffs at ORACLE Arena on May 21, 2015 in Oakland, California. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this photograph, user is consenting to the terms and conditions of Getty Images License Agreement. (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

OAKLAND, CA - MAY 21: Stephen Curry #30
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OAKLAND, CA - MAY 21: Stephen Curry #30 of the Golden State Warriors reacts after a play in the third quarter against the Houston Rockets during game two of the Western Conference Finals of the 2015 NBA PLayoffs at ORACLE Arena on May 21, 2015 in Oakland, California. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this photograph, user is consenting to the terms and conditions of Getty Images License Agreement. (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

Golden State Warriors guard Stephen Curry (30) shoots
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Golden State Warriors guard Stephen Curry (30) shoots against Houston Rockets center Clint Capela (15) during the second half of Game 2 of the NBA basketball Western Conference finals in Oakland, Calif., Thursday, May 21, 2015. (AP Photo/Rick Bowmer)

Houston Rockets center Dwight Howard (12) reacts as
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Houston Rockets center Dwight Howard (12) reacts as he talks with referee Monty McCutchen (13) during the first half of Game 2 of the NBA basketball Western Conference finals against the Golden State Warriors in Oakland, Calif., Thursday, May 21, 2015. (AP Photo/Rick Bowmer)

OAKLAND, CA - MAY 21: James Harden #13
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OAKLAND, CA - MAY 21: James Harden #13 of the Houston Rockets reacts with teammates after a play in the first quarter against the Golden State Warriors during game two of the Western Conference Finals of the 2015 NBA PLayoffs at ORACLE Arena on May 21, 2015 in Oakland, California. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this photograph, user is consenting to the terms and conditions of Getty Images License Agreement. (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

OAKLAND, CA - MAY 21: Dwight Howard #12
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OAKLAND, CA - MAY 21: Dwight Howard #12 of the Houston Rockets reacts after a play in the first quarter against the Golden State Warriors during game two of the Western Conference Finals of the 2015 NBA PLayoffs at ORACLE Arena on May 21, 2015 in Oakland, California. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this photograph, user is consenting to the terms and conditions of Getty Images License Agreement. (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

OAKLAND, CA - MAY 21: Josh Smith #5
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OAKLAND, CA - MAY 21: Josh Smith #5 of the Houston Rockets shoots over Andrew Bogut #12 of the Golden State Warriors during the first half in Game Two of the Western Conference Finals of the NBA Playoffs at ORACLE Arena on May 21, 2015 in Oakland, California. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this photograph, User is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. (Photo by Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images)

OAKLAND, CA - MAY 21: Andrew Bogut #12
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OAKLAND, CA - MAY 21: Andrew Bogut #12 of the Golden State Warriors slam dunks against James Harden #13 of the Houston Rockets during the first half in Game Two of the Western Conference Finals of the NBA Playoffs at ORACLE Arena on May 21, 2015 in Oakland, California. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this photograph, User is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. (Photo by Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images)

OAKLAND, CA - MAY 21: Andre Iguodala #9
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OAKLAND, CA - MAY 21: Andre Iguodala #9 of the Golden State Warriors reacts with Shaun Livingston #34 after a dunk in the second quarter as head coach Kevin McHale of the Houston Rockets looks on during game two of the Western Conference Finals of the 2015 NBA PLayoffs at ORACLE Arena on May 21, 2015 in Oakland, California. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this photograph, user is consenting to the terms and conditions of Getty Images License Agreement. (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

OAKLAND, CA - MAY 21: Andre Iguodala #9
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OAKLAND, CA - MAY 21: Andre Iguodala #9 of the Golden State Warriors reacts with Shaun Livingston #34 after a dunk in the second quarter against the Houston Rockets during game two of the Western Conference Finals of the 2015 NBA PLayoffs at ORACLE Arena on May 21, 2015 in Oakland, California. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this photograph, user is consenting to the terms and conditions of Getty Images License Agreement. (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

OAKLAND, CA - MAY 21: Kevin McHale of
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OAKLAND, CA - MAY 21: Kevin McHale of the Houston Rockets looks on in the second quarter against the Golden State Warriors during game two of the Western Conference Finals of the 2015 NBA PLayoffs at ORACLE Arena on May 21, 2015 in Oakland, California. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this photograph, user is consenting to the terms and conditions of Getty Images License Agreement. (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

OAKLAND, CA - MAY 21: Dwight Howard #12
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OAKLAND, CA - MAY 21: Dwight Howard #12 of the Houston Rockets handles the ball against Festus Ezeli #31 of the Golden State Warriors in the first quarter during game two of the Western Conference Finals of the 2015 NBA PLayoffs at ORACLE Arena on May 21, 2015 in Oakland, California. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this photograph, user is consenting to the terms and conditions of Getty Images License Agreement. (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

OAKLAND, CA - MAY 21: Corey Brewer #33
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OAKLAND, CA - MAY 21: Corey Brewer #33 of the Houston Rockets defends Harrison Barnes #40 of the Golden State Warriors in the second quarter during game two of the Western Conference Finals of the 2015 NBA PLayoffs at ORACLE Arena on May 21, 2015 in Oakland, California. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this photograph, user is consenting to the terms and conditions of Getty Images License Agreement. (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

OAKLAND, CA - MAY 21: Josh Smith #5
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OAKLAND, CA - MAY 21: Josh Smith #5 of the Houston Rockets looks on in the first quarter against the Golden State Warriors during game two of the Western Conference Finals of the 2015 NBA PLayoffs at ORACLE Arena on May 21, 2015 in Oakland, California. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this photograph, user is consenting to the terms and conditions of Getty Images License Agreement. (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

OAKLAND, CA - MAY 21: Dwight Howard #12
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OAKLAND, CA - MAY 21: Dwight Howard #12 and Jason Terry #31 of the Houston Rockets react after a play in the first quarter as Stephen Curry #30 of the Golden State Warriors looks on during game two of the Western Conference Finals of the 2015 NBA PLayoffs at ORACLE Arena on May 21, 2015 in Oakland, California. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this photograph, user is consenting to the terms and conditions of Getty Images License Agreement. (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

OAKLAND, CA - MAY 21: Draymond Green #23
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OAKLAND, CA - MAY 21: Draymond Green #23 of the Golden State Warriors handles the ball against Jason Terry #31 of the Houston Rockets in the first quarter during game two of the Western Conference Finals of the 2015 NBA PLayoffs at ORACLE Arena on May 21, 2015 in Oakland, California. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this photograph, user is consenting to the terms and conditions of Getty Images License Agreement. (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

OAKLAND, CA - MAY 21: James Harden #13
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OAKLAND, CA - MAY 21: James Harden #13 of the Houston Rockets handles the ball against Stephen Curry #30 of the Golden State Warriors in the second quarter during game two of the Western Conference Finals of the 2015 NBA PLayoffs at ORACLE Arena on May 21, 2015 in Oakland, California. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this photograph, user is consenting to the terms and conditions of Getty Images License Agreement. (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

OAKLAND, CA - MAY 19: James Harden #13
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OAKLAND, CA - MAY 19: James Harden #13 of the Houston Rockets looks on in the third quarter against the Golden State Warriors during Game One of the Western Conference Finals of the 2015 NBA Playoffs at ORACLE Arena on May 19, 2015 in Oakland, California. (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

OAKLAND, CA - MAY 19: Stephen Curry #30
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OAKLAND, CA - MAY 19: Stephen Curry #30 of the Golden State Warriors goes up against Josh Smith #5 of the Houston Rockets in the fourth quarter during Game One of the Western Conference Finals of the 2015 NBA Playoffs at ORACLE Arena on May 19, 2015 in Oakland, California. (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

Houston Rockets coach Kevin McHale, top, gestures as
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Houston Rockets coach Kevin McHale, top, gestures as he talks with referee Marc Davis (8) during the second half of Game 1 of the NBA basketball Western Conference finals against the Golden State Warriors in Oakland, Calif., Tuesday, May 19, 2015. (AP Photo/Tony Avelar)

OAKLAND, CA - MAY 19: James Harden #13
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OAKLAND, CA - MAY 19: James Harden #13 of the Houston Rockets reacts in the first half against the Golden State Warriors during Game One of the Western Conference Finals of the 2015 NBA Playoffs at ORACLE Arena on May 19, 2015 in Oakland, California. (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

Fans cheer after Golden State Warriors guard Stephen
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Fans cheer after Golden State Warriors guard Stephen Curry, center, scored against the Houston Rockets during the first half of Game 1 of the NBA basketball Western Conference finals in Oakland, Calif., Tuesday, May 19, 2015. (AP Photo/Tony Avelar)

OAKLAND, CA - MAY 19: Andre Iguodala #9
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OAKLAND, CA - MAY 19: Andre Iguodala #9 of the Golden State Warriors knocks the ball away form Terrence Jones #6 of the Houston Rockets in the first half during Game One of the Western Conference Finals of the 2015 NBA Playoffs at ORACLE Arena on May 19, 2015 in Oakland, California. (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

OAKLAND, CA - MAY 19: James Harden #13
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OAKLAND, CA - MAY 19: James Harden #13 of the Houston Rockets reacts after being called for a foul in the second quarter against the Golden State Warriors during Game One of the Western Conference Finals of the 2015 NBA Playoffs at ORACLE Arena on May 19, 2015 in Oakland, California. (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

OAKLAND, CA - MAY 19: Josh Smith #5
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OAKLAND, CA - MAY 19: Josh Smith #5 of the Houston Rockets reacts after shooting an air ball in the second quarter against the Golden State Warriors during Game One of the Western Conference Finals of the 2015 NBA Playoffs at ORACLE Arena on May 19, 2015 in Oakland, California. (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

OAKLAND, CA - MAY 19: Corey Brewer #33
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OAKLAND, CA - MAY 19: Corey Brewer #33 of the Houston Rockets and Festus Ezeli #31 of the Golden State Warriors vie for posession in the second quarter during Game One of the Western Conference Finals of the 2015 NBA Playoffs at ORACLE Arena on May 19, 2015 in Oakland, California. (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

OAKLAND, CA - MAY 19: Corey Brewer #33
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OAKLAND, CA - MAY 19: Corey Brewer #33 of the Houston Rockets defends against Festus Ezeli #31 of the Golden State Warriors in the second quarter during Game One of the Western Conference Finals of the 2015 NBA Playoffs at ORACLE Arena on May 19, 2015 in Oakland, California. (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

OAKLAND, CA - MAY 19: Corey Brewer #33
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OAKLAND, CA - MAY 19: Corey Brewer #33 of the Houston Rockets shoots against the Golden State Warriors in the second quarter during Game One of the Western Conference Finals of the 2015 NBA Playoffs at ORACLE Arena on May 19, 2015 in Oakland, California. (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

OAKLAND, CA - MAY 19: Shaun Livingston #34
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OAKLAND, CA - MAY 19: Shaun Livingston #34 of the Golden State Warriors rebounds against Dwight Howard #12 of the Houston Rockets in the first half during Game One of the Western Conference Finals of the 2015 NBA Playoffs at ORACLE Arena on May 19, 2015 in Oakland, California. (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

OAKLAND, CA - MAY 19: Shaun Livingston #34
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OAKLAND, CA - MAY 19: Shaun Livingston #34 of the Golden State Warriors goes up against Dwight Howard #12 of the Houston Rockets in the second quarter during Game One of the Western Conference Finals of the 2015 NBA Playoffs at ORACLE Arena on May 19, 2015 in Oakland, California. (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

Houston Rockets center Dwight Howard (12) shoots against
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Houston Rockets center Dwight Howard (12) shoots against Golden State Warriors forward Harrison Barnes during the first half of Game 1 of the NBA basketball Western Conference finals in Oakland, Calif., Tuesday, May 19, 2015. (AP Photo/Tony Avelar)

Golden State Warriors forward Harrison Barnes (40) reacts
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Golden State Warriors forward Harrison Barnes (40) reacts after scoring, in front of teammate Andre Iguodala (9) and Houston Rockets forward Terrence Jones (6) during the first half of Game 1 of the NBA basketball Western Conference finals in Oakland, Calif., Tuesday, May 19, 2015. (AP Photo/Tony Avelar)

OAKLAND, CA - MAY 19: Corey Brewer #33
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OAKLAND, CA - MAY 19: Corey Brewer #33 of the Houston Rockets shoots against the Golden State Warriors in the second quarter during Game One of the Western Conference Finals of the 2015 NBA Playoffs at ORACLE Arena on May 19, 2015 in Oakland, California. (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

OAKLAND, CA - MAY 19: Draymond Green #23
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OAKLAND, CA - MAY 19: Draymond Green #23 and Stephen Curry #30 of the Golden State Warriors celebrate in the second quarter against the Houston Rockets during Game One of the Western Conference Finals of the 2015 NBA Playoffs at ORACLE Arena on May 19, 2015 in Oakland, California. (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

OAKLAND, CA - MAY 19: Draymond Green #23
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OAKLAND, CA - MAY 19: Draymond Green #23 of the Golden State Warriors reacts in the second quarter against the Houston Rockets during Game One of the Western Conference Finals of the 2015 NBA Playoffs at ORACLE Arena on May 19, 2015 in Oakland, California. (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

OAKLAND, CA - MAY 19: Fans react after
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OAKLAND, CA - MAY 19: Fans react after Stephen Curry #30 of the Golden State Warriors scored at the end of the seocnd quarter against the Houston Rockets during Game One of the Western Conference Finals of the 2015 NBA Playoffs at ORACLE Arena on May 19, 2015 in Oakland, California. (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

OAKLAND, CA - MAY 19: Josh Smith #5
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OAKLAND, CA - MAY 19: Josh Smith #5 and Jason Terry #31 of the Houston Rockets celebrate against the Golden State Warriors in the second quarter during Game One of the Western Conference Finals of the 2015 NBA Playoffs at ORACLE Arena on May 19, 2015 in Oakland, California. (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

OAKLAND, CA - MAY 19: James Harden #13
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OAKLAND, CA - MAY 19: James Harden #13 of the Houston Rockets reacts after being called for a foul in the second quarter against the Golden State Warriors during Game One of the Western Conference Finals of the 2015 NBA Playoffs at ORACLE Arena on May 19, 2015 in Oakland, California. (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

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