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CP3, Rockets take down Warriors

2:06

Houston overcomes Harden's off night to push the champs to the brink

James Harden shot 5-for-21, and Chris Paul suffered a late hamstring injury, but the Rockets held on to grab Game 5 and put the Warriors 48 minutes from elimination.

CP3 shimmies past Steph after 3

Chris Paul knocks down a triple with Steph Curry all over him, then celebrates by staring at Curry while shimmying.

0:26

CP3 gets injured, Cook can't hit open 3

Chris Paul lands awkwardly leaving the Rockets a man down on defense, but Quinn Cook can't hit the open 3-pointer.

0:30

Green mishandles pass late

Draymond Green loses the ball on a pass from Steph Curry with under 10 seconds remaining in Game 5 of the WCF.

0:37

Kerr 'feels great' after loss in Game 5

Steve Kerr explains that despite the players being angry the Warriors are in great shape and is confident they can turn the series around.

1:03

Harden says Game 5 win was emotional

James Harden expresses the team's emotions in Game 5 after the tragedy in Houston and how the Rockets relied on defense down the stretch.

1:00

Draymond on final possession: 'We were supposed to score'

Draymond Green doesn't take too much time explaining what fell apart on the final possession, but he says "I lost the ball, not much more to it."

1:07

D'Antoni on CP3: 'He's one of the best to play the game'

Mike D'Antoni sheds some light on how Chris Paul is feeling heading into Game 6 with a potential injury and how the Rockets will move forward.

0:48

Stephen A.: 'Kevin Durant is a big problem'

Stephen A. Smith says that Kevin Durant is simply "not showing up" in his first "adverse circumstance" since joining Golden State.

1:50

Stephen A. says CP3's Game 6 status questionable

Stephen A. Smith says that coach Mike D'Antoni may put someone else on the court in order to save Chris Paul for a potential Game 7.

0:54

Curry can't connect on go-ahead layup

With under 20 seconds to go, Steph Curry drives to the basket and misses the potential go-ahead layup.

0:25

Watt, Timberlake in awe of CP3's 3-pointer

Chris Paul drains another tightly-contested shot from beyond the arc, and J.J. Watt and Justin Timberlake are beside themselves.

0:24

Curry uses English to score reverse lay-in

Steph Curry accelerates by James Harden, then scores the reverse layup off the glass.

0:16

Capela meets Draymond at the rim and denies him

Clint Capela rises and blocks Draymond Green's dunk attempt.

0:17

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