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Warriors beat LA 113-105, take 3-1 series lead to Bay Area

LOS ANGELES (AP) A little scoreboard watching inspired Klay Thompson and Golden State. Seeing Houston up 3-0 on Utah combined with having dropped a game at home, the Warriors got back to business.

Kevin Durant scored 33 points and Thompson added 32 in a 113-105 victory over the Los Angeles Clippers on Sunday that gave the Warriors a commanding 3-1 lead in their first-round playoff series.

''We came in with that mindset to put our foot on the throttle and not let go,'' Thompson said. ''We let go in Game 2 and we won't do that the rest of the playoffs. I really believe that.''

After a quiet 12 points in Game 3, Thompson broke out for 27 points by halftime, when Durant had 19.

''In the first quarter, we really didn't need to do anything special. Klay was just amazing. K.D. was consistent the whole game,'' Stephen Curry said. ''For us, obviously with the threats we have out there, it is just a matter of trying to be as patient as possible.''

Curry's patience was tried as he missed his first six shots and was in foul trouble for the second straight game before finishing with 12 points. Andrew Bogut fouled out with 5:50 remaining in the game with eight points and 10 rebounds.

Game 5 is Wednesday in Oakland, when the two-time defending champions could close out the series.

The Warriors were 17 of 19 from the free throw line. They controlled the boards, 49-33, led by Curry and Bogut with 10 rebounds apiece.

''The rebounding really hurt us again,'' Clippers coach Doc Rivers said. ''Right now they are crushing us on the glass.''

Coming off a 27-point loss in Game 3, the Clippers played tougher defensively and hung in after trailing by 11 in the second quarter.

They outscored Golden State 30-25 in the third when they rallied to take a five-point lead. But Curry scored seven of the Warriors' final 10 points to send them into the fourth ahead 87-84.

''This team was just looking for a crack,'' Durant said of the Clippers. ''They don't stop. Even when you go home after the game you're going to be thinking of them because they're tough.''

The Clippers narrowed it to 87-86 early in the fourth, but Thompson sank his sixth 3-pointer and the Clippers never got close the rest of the way.

Rookie Shai Gilgeous-Alexander led the Clippers with a career-high 25 points. Danilo Gallinari added 16 points but was just 5 of 20 from the floor. Patrick Beverley had 12 points and 10 rebounds.

''He played with no fear,'' Durant said of Gilgeous-Alexander, ''and that's what kept them in the game most of the game.''

Super subs Lou Williams and Montrezl Harrell were held to 12 and 10 points, respectively. They were limited to a combined eight points in the second half.

''We hadn't been able to get everyone on the same page and to have good games on the same night,'' Williams said. ''My success has been predicated on everyone playing well and we just haven't been able to get that going.''

The Clippers opened the second on a 13-3 run to tie it 35-all, but Thompson made two free throws that put Los Angeles down 10 later in the quarter.

The Clippers closed within four but Durant completed a four-point play to stretch the lead to eight points at halftime.

TIP-INS

Warriors: Their streak of having at least 30 assists in three straight playoff games, which tied a franchise record, ended. They had 27 assists.

Clippers: C JaMychal Green started in place of rookie Ivica Zubac. Green scored a career playoff-high 15 points in Game 3, but had just six points. ... Retiring Hall of Fame announcer Ralph Lawler turned 81. ... The anthem singer was 7-year-old Malea Emma Andrawidjaja.

CURRY'S FOULS

Curry had five fouls in Game 3 and piled up four in Game 4.

He had written the words ''no'' on one shoe and ''reach'' on the other.

''He didn't reach as much tonight so that was good,'' coach Steve Kerr said. ''Steph sometimes loses focus. He's such a fascinating player. The same thing that makes him not hesitate to shoot a fadeaway 30-footer maybe is the same thing that gets him in foul trouble. He'll be fine.''

UP NEXT

Game 5 is Wednesday at Oracle Arena.

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1st Quarter

Time Team Play Score
12:00   Jumpball  
11:41   Unsportsmanlike technical foul  
11:41 +1 Stephen Curry made free throw 1-0
11:36   Draymond Green missed 3-pt. jump shot  
11:28   Bad pass turnover on Shai Gilgeous-Alexander, stolen by Kevin Durant  
11:14 +2 Shai Gilgeous-Alexander made layup 1-2
10:55 +2 Klay Thompson made fade-away jump shot, assist by Andrew Bogut 3-2
10:42 +2 Shai Gilgeous-Alexander made jump shot 3-4
10:29   Defensive rebound by Patrick Beverley  
10:23   Danilo Gallinari missed driving layup  
10:19   Personal foul on Shai Gilgeous-Alexander  
10:08   Stephen Curry missed 3-pt. jump shot  
10:06   Defensive rebound by Patrick Beverley  
10:02   Landry Shamet missed 3-pt. jump shot  
9:58   Defensive rebound by Kevin Durant  
9:49 +2 Andrew Bogut made dunk 5-4
9:30   Personal foul on Stephen Curry  
9:21   Patrick Beverley missed finger-roll layup  
9:19   Defensive rebound by Draymond Green  
9:19   Shooting foul on Landry Shamet  
9:19 +1 Draymond Green made 1st of 2 free throws 6-4
9:19 +1 Draymond Green made 2nd of 2 free throws 7-4
9:03   Draymond Green missed dunk, blocked by Patrick Beverley  
9:03   GS team rebound  
8:57 +2 Kevin Durant made jump shot, assist by Andrew Bogut 9-7
8:40   Defensive rebound by Draymond Green  
8:33   Personal foul on Danilo Gallinari  
8:20 +2 Kevin Durant made jump shot 11-7
8:02   Danilo Gallinari missed layup  
8:00   LAC team rebound  
7:53   Defensive rebound by Stephen Curry  
7:47 +2 Klay Thompson made jump shot, assist by Stephen Curry 13-7
7:34   Personal foul on Kevin Durant  
7:24   Shai Gilgeous-Alexander missed 3-pt. jump shot  
7:18   Defensive rebound by Kevin Durant  
7:04   Kevin Durant missed fade-away jump shot  
7:01   Defensive rebound by Danilo Gallinari  
6:50   Defensive rebound by Stephen Curry  
6:40   Defensive rebound by Patrick Beverley  
6:31 +3 JaMychal Green made 3-pt. jump shot, assist by Patrick Beverley 13-10
6:17 +2 Klay Thompson made driving layup, assist by Kevin Durant 15-10
5:56 +2 Shai Gilgeous-Alexander made reverse layup, assist by Patrick Beverley 15-12
5:36   Offensive foul on Stephen Curry  
5:36   Turnover on Stephen Curry  
5:19   Shooting foul on Draymond Green  
5:19 +1 Shai Gilgeous-Alexander made 1st of 2 free throws 15-13
5:19 +1 Shai Gilgeous-Alexander made 2nd of 2 free throws 15-14
5:06 +2 Klay Thompson made fade-away jump shot, assist by Kevon Looney 17-14
4:44   Personal foul on Kevon Looney  
4:33 +3 Shai Gilgeous-Alexander made 3-pt. jump shot, assist by Danilo Gallinari 17-17
4:18 +3 Klay Thompson made 3-pt. jump shot, assist by Draymond Green 20-17
3:56 +3 Patrick Beverley made 3-pt. jump shot, assist by Shai Gilgeous-Alexander 20-20
3:35   Andre Iguodala missed jump shot  
3:27 +2 Patrick Beverley made layup 20-22
3:15 +2 Draymond Green made floating jump shot, assist by Kevin Durant 22-22
2:47   Patrick Beverley missed turnaround jump shot  
2:44   Defensive rebound by Kevon Looney  
2:33   Kevin Durant missed fade-away jump shot  
2:31   Offensive rebound by Andre Iguodala  
2:29 +3 Klay Thompson made 3-pt. jump shot, assist by Andre Iguodala 25-22
1:58   Defensive rebound by Kevon Looney  
1:47   Offensive rebound by Kevon Looney  
1:44 +3 Klay Thompson made 3-pt. jump shot, assist by Kevon Looney 28-22
1:19   Defensive rebound by Kevon Looney  
1:14   Klay Thompson missed jump shot  
1:11   Defensive rebound by Danilo Gallinari  
1:06   Shai Gilgeous-Alexander missed 3-pt. jump shot  
1:02   Defensive rebound by Kevon Looney  
0:49   Defensive rebound by Lou Williams  
0:38   Montrezl Harrell missed layup, blocked by Draymond Green  
0:36   Defensive rebound by Draymond Green  
0:33   Klay Thompson missed floating jump shot  
0:33   GS team rebound  
0:33   Personal foul on Shai Gilgeous-Alexander  
0:27 +2 Kevin Durant made fade-away jump shot 30-22
0:06   Personal foul on Wilson Chandler  
0:06 +1 Kevin Durant made 1st of 2 free throws 31-22
0:06 +1 Kevin Durant made 2nd of 2 free throws 32-22
0:00   LAC team rebound  
0:00   End of period  

2nd Quarter

Time Team Play Score
11:48   Shooting foul on Andrew Bogut  
11:48 +1 Wilson Chandler made 1st of 2 free throws 32-23
11:48 +1 Wilson Chandler made 2nd of 2 free throws 32-24
11:28 +3 Andre Iguodala made 3-pt. jump shot 35-24
11:10 +2 Wilson Chandler made jump shot 35-26
10:58   Offensive foul on Andrew Bogut  
10:58   Turnover on Andrew Bogut  
10:37   Wilson Chandler missed 3-pt. jump shot  
10:34   Defensive rebound by Andrew Bogut  
10:27   Bad pass turnover on Andrew Bogut, stolen by Jerome Robinson  
10:15 +2 Montrezl Harrell made dunk, assist by Jerome Robinson 35-28
9:57   Stephen Curry missed 3-pt. jump shot  
9:53   Shooting foul on Andre Iguodala  
9:53   Garrett Temple missed 1st of 2 free throws  
9:51   Defensive rebound by Andrew Bogut  
9:29   Personal foul on Lou Williams  
9:19   Defensive rebound by Wilson Chandler  
9:08 +3 Jerome Robinson made 3-pt. jump shot, assist by Wilson Chandler 35-31
8:47   Andre Iguodala missed jump shot  
8:44   Defensive rebound by Wilson Chandler  
8:43   Lost ball turnover on Wilson Chandler, stolen by Alfonzo McKinnie  
8:42   Personal foul on Montrezl Harrell  
8:35   Stephen Curry missed 3-pt. jump shot  
8:30   Defensive rebound by Montrezl Harrell  
8:26   Shooting foul on Andrew Bogut  
8:26 +1 Jerome Robinson made 1st of 2 free throws 35-32
8:26 +1 Jerome Robinson made 2nd of 2 free throws 35-33
8:13   Bad pass turnover on Stephen Curry, stolen by Jerome Robinson  
8:10 +2 Jerome Robinson made dunk 35-35
7:52 +2 Kevin Durant made jump shot 37-35
7:37   Defensive rebound by Stephen Curry  
7:35   Shooting foul on Wilson Chandler  
7:35 +1 Shaun Livingston made 1st of 2 free throws 38-35
7:35 +1 Shaun Livingston made 2nd of 2 free throws 39-35
7:16 +2 Lou Williams made floating jump shot, assist by Montrezl Harrell 39-37
6:56 +3 Klay Thompson made 3-pt. jump shot, assist by Kevin Durant 42-37
6:37   Personal foul on Shaun Livingston  
6:31 +2 Montrezl Harrell made jump shot, assist by Lou Williams 42-39
6:19 +2 Kevon Looney made dunk, assist by Stephen Curry 44-39
6:09   Shooting foul on Klay Thompson  
6:09   Lou Williams missed 1st of 2 free throws  
6:09   LAC team rebound  
6:09 +1 Lou Williams made 2nd of 2 free throws 44-40
5:59 +2 Stephen Curry made driving layup 46-40
5:46   Montrezl Harrell missed layup  
5:44   Defensive rebound by Kevon Looney  
5:30 +3 Klay Thompson made 3-pt. jump shot, assist by Kevin Durant 49-40
5:03   LAC team rebound  
5:03   Personal foul on Kevon Looney  
5:03 +1 Shai Gilgeous-Alexander made 1st of 2 free throws 49-41
5:03 +1 Shai Gilgeous-Alexander made 2nd of 2 free throws 49-42
4:45   Personal foul on Patrick Beverley  
4:30   Defensive rebound by Danilo Gallinari  
4:16   Personal foul on Stephen Curry  
4:16   JaMychal Green missed 1st of 2 free throws  
4:16   LAC team rebound  
4:16 +1 JaMychal Green made 2nd of 2 free throws 49-43
4:06   Personal foul on Shai Gilgeous-Alexander  
4:06 +1 Klay Thompson made 1st of 2 free throws 50-43
4:06 +1 Klay Thompson made 2nd of 2 free throws 51-43
3:48   JaMychal Green missed hook shot  
3:44   Defensive rebound by Kevin Durant  
3:44 +1 Kevin Durant made 1st of 2 free throws 52-43
3:44 +1 Kevin Durant made 2nd of 2 free throws 53-43
3:33   Shooting foul on Draymond Green  
3:33 +1 Lou Williams made 2nd of 2 free throws 53-45
3:11   Andre Iguodala missed 3-pt. jump shot  
3:08   Defensive rebound by Patrick Beverley  
2:58   Defensive rebound by Stephen Curry  
2:50 +2 Klay Thompson made jump shot, assist by Andre Iguodala 55-45
2:27   Stephen Curry missed jump shot  
2:23   Defensive rebound by JaMychal Green  
2:22   Personal foul on Kevin Durant  
2:22 +1 Danilo Gallinari made 1st of 2 free throws 55-46
2:22 +1 Danilo Gallinari made 2nd of 2 free throws 55-47
2:00   Bad pass turnover on Kevin Durant, stolen by Patrick Beverley  
1:57 +2 Danilo Gallinari made dunk 55-49
1:49 +2 Kevin Durant made dunk, assist by Draymond Green 57-49
1:49   Shooting foul on Landry Shamet  
1:49 +1 Kevin Durant made free throw 58-49
1:44   Lou Williams missed running Jump Shot  
1:40   Defensive rebound by Andre Iguodala  
1:37   Bad pass turnover on Andre Iguodala, stolen by Landry Shamet  
1:27   Patrick Beverley missed 3-pt. jump shot  
1:26   LAC team rebound  
1:11 +3 Lou Williams made 3-pt. fade-away jump shot, assist by Montrezl Harrell 58-52
0:51   Lost ball turnover on Klay Thompson, stolen by Lou Williams  
0:47   Patrick Beverley missed 3-pt. jump shot  
0:43   Defensive rebound by Draymond Green  
0:32   Defensive rebound by Lou Williams  
0:16 +2 Montrezl Harrell made floating jump shot, assist by Lou Williams 58-54
0:02 +3 Kevin Durant made 3-pt. jump shot 61-54
0:02   Shooting foul on Danilo Gallinari  
0:02 +1 Kevin Durant made free throw 62-54
0:00   End of period  

3rd Quarter

Time Team Play Score
11:59   Out of bounds turnover on Shai Gilgeous-Alexander  
11:56   Bad pass turnover on Kevin Durant, stolen by JaMychal Green  
11:53   Traveling violation turnover on JaMychal Green  
11:44   Out of bounds turnover on Andrew Bogut  
11:27 +3 Shai Gilgeous-Alexander made 3-pt. jump shot, assist by Danilo Gallinari 62-57
11:12   Kevin Durant missed 3-pt. jump shot  
11:08   Defensive rebound by Patrick Beverley  
10:59   Defensive rebound by Andrew Bogut  
10:50 +2 Draymond Green made layup, assist by Andrew Bogut 64-57
10:36 +2 Danilo Gallinari made driving layup 64-59
10:23 +2 Andrew Bogut made floating jump shot, assist by Stephen Curry 66-59
9:54   Out of bounds turnover on Andrew Bogut  
9:30   Patrick Beverley missed floating jump shot  
9:27   Defensive rebound by Stephen Curry  
9:15   Kevin Durant missed jump shot  
9:11   Offensive rebound by Andrew Bogut  
9:11 +2 Andrew Bogut made dunk 68-62
9:02 +2 Shai Gilgeous-Alexander made turnaround jump shot 68-64
8:47 +2 Draymond Green made layup, assist by Stephen Curry 70-64
8:33 +3 Patrick Beverley made 3-pt. jump shot, assist by Shai Gilgeous-Alexander 70-67
8:12   Andrew Bogut missed hook shot  
8:07   Offensive rebound by Draymond Green  
8:07   Draymond Green missed dunk  
8:06   Offensive rebound by Draymond Green  
8:06   Draymond Green missed dunk  
8:03   Defensive rebound by Shai Gilgeous-Alexander  
7:48   Danilo Gallinari missed jump shot  
7:37   Stephen Curry missed 3-pt. jump shot  
7:35   Defensive rebound by Patrick Beverley  
7:20 +2 Shai Gilgeous-Alexander made jump shot 70-69
7:06 +3 Kevin Durant made 3-pt. jump shot, assist by Draymond Green 73-69
6:46   Shooting foul on Andrew Bogut  
6:46 +1 JaMychal Green made 1st of 2 free throws 73-70
6:46 +1 JaMychal Green made 2nd of 2 free throws 73-71
6:26   Kevon Looney missed layup, blocked by Patrick Beverley  
6:26   Defensive rebound by Landry Shamet  
6:19   Shooting foul on Kevon Looney  
6:19   Danilo Gallinari missed 1st of 2 free throws  
6:19   LAC team rebound  
6:19 +1 Danilo Gallinari made 2nd of 2 free throws 73-72
5:54   Defensive rebound by Patrick Beverley  
5:50 +3 Landry Shamet made 3-pt. jump shot, assist by Patrick Beverley 73-75
5:31 +2 Kevin Durant made jump shot, assist by Draymond Green 75-75
5:21 +2 Shai Gilgeous-Alexander made reverse layup 75-77
5:08 +2 Kevin Durant made jump shot 77-77
4:48   Danilo Gallinari missed layup  
4:47   Defensive rebound by Stephen Curry  
4:33   Klay Thompson missed jump shot  
4:31   Defensive rebound by Danilo Gallinari  
4:29 +3 Landry Shamet made 3-pt. jump shot, assist by Patrick Beverley 77-80
4:16   Personal foul on JaMychal Green  
3:57 +2 Montrezl Harrell made dunk, assist by Danilo Gallinari 77-82
3:40   Kevin Durant missed 3-pt. jump shot  
3:38   LAC team rebound  
3:18   Shai Gilgeous-Alexander missed jump shot  
3:10   Danilo Gallinari missed 3-pt. jump shot  
3:05   Defensive rebound by Stephen Curry  
3:00   Shooting foul on Landry Shamet  
3:00 +1 Stephen Curry made 1st of 2 free throws 78-82
3:00 +1 Stephen Curry made 2nd of 2 free throws 79-82
2:44   Traveling violation turnover on Danilo Gallinari  
2:32 +3 Andre Iguodala made 3-pt. jump shot, assist by Stephen Curry 82-82
2:20   Personal foul on Alfonzo McKinnie  
2:11   Out of bounds turnover on Wilson Chandler  
2:00   Stephen Curry missed 3-pt. jump shot  
1:57   Offensive rebound by Alfonzo McKinnie  
1:50 +3 Stephen Curry made 3-pt. jump shot 85-82
1:32   Landry Shamet missed 3-pt. jump shot  
1:30   Defensive rebound by Draymond Green  
1:23   Stephen Curry missed jump shot  
1:20   Defensive rebound by Patrick Beverley  
1:16   Wilson Chandler missed layup  
1:12   Defensive rebound by Kevon Looney  
1:04   Personal foul on Wilson Chandler  
0:48   LAC team rebound  
0:35   Personal foul on Garrett Temple  
0:35 +1 Stephen Curry made 1st of 2 free throws 86-84
0:35 +1 Stephen Curry made 2nd of 2 free throws 87-84
0:00   Offensive rebound by Andre Iguodala  
0:00   Andre Iguodala missed dunk  
0:00   End of period