The win eliminated the Rockets and advanced the Warriors to the NBA finals, where they'll face the Cavaliers.
Curry made 7 of 21 shots from the field, which included going 3 for 11 from three-point land. It wasn't his best game given the number of shots he was forced to put up, but he came through with some clutch plays in the fourth quarter.
After suffering a scary fall during his team's Game 4 loss,
Curry was wearing a shooting sleeve with an elbow pad on his right arm during shootaround and said that he was sore all over, but that he was "good to go" for the game. Curry is averaging 32.5 points in the conference finals.
It was a scary moment for Curry, who hit his head on the court after flipping over Trevor Ariza under the basket. Curry was forced to exit the game but was able to walk under his own power with some assistance.
Curry was tested for a concussion and then did some jogging in the tunnel by the locker rooms. After the game, Warriors general manager Bob Myers was asked if Curry did sustain a concussion.
"If he did, he wouldn't have played," Myers said, via ESPN. "That's pretty hard line"
Curry finished the game with 23 points on 7-of-18 shooting from the field. He made six of hi 13 three-point attempts. After the game, he said he would be ready for Game 5 on Wednesday.
"It's all kind of minor stuff compared to how it looked," Curry said. "I'll get some good rest tonight and be ready to go. Since it happened to now, nothing's gotten worse. I expect that to continue in the hours leading to Wednesday."
Curry is questionable to return due to a head contusion.
On a fast break, Curry trailed down the court and jumped in the air to contest a shot from Rockets forward Trevor Ariza, who was pump-faking under the basket. Curry connected with Ariza's back and rolled over him, hitting his head on the court.
Team trainers came on to the court to evaluate him. He was able to walk off of the court with some assistance.
When he was injured at the 5:52 mark of the second quarter, Curry had scored 11 points.
It was the second time this postseason Curry has scored at least 40 points and is averaging 29.9 points per game. Curry also dished out seven assists and grabbed five rebounds in the game. Curry and the Warriors will look to close out the series and advance to the NBA Finals on Monday in Houston.
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