With their season on the line, the Golden State Warriors showed their championship pedigree.
Trailing by six points with 3:28 remaining in Game 5, Stephen Curry and Klay Thompson scored six unanswered points - all from the 3-point line - to give the Warriors the lead. A layup from Kyle Lowry a few seconds later made it a one-point game with less than a minute to go, but the five-time All-Star was unable to knock down a 3-pointer in the closing seconds to get the win.
After the buzzer sounded, a number of NBA players took to Twitter to share their thoughts on Golden State extending the Finals with a gritty win.
Well damn it's going 7 now!- Isaiah Thomas (@isaiahthomas) June 11, 2019
Wow. This game...- Dirk Nowitzki (@swish41) June 11, 2019
Down 6 with 2:30 left...wow.- Kevin Love (@kevinlove) June 11, 2019
Well to fast, Great ending! That why it's the finals 🙏🏾- Bismack Biyombo (@bismackbiyombo) June 11, 2019
Going 7. Anything can happen. Sports are awesome. 😂😂- Kevin Love (@kevinlove) June 11, 2019
Damn! Headed back to Oracle! GSW have been there, done that. The series just got VERY interesting.- Meyers Leonard (@MeyersLeonard11) June 11, 2019
KD won that game... Sometimes the leaders 50 percent is all the confidence the troops need... WOW💯💯💯- DeMarre Carroll (@DeMarreCarroll1) June 11, 2019
This series just got interesting! Steph best game of the series hands down! Toronto blew a Golden opportunity! This could be trouble and for some strange reason I'm thinking a Game 7!- Kendrick Perkins (@KendrickPerkins) June 11, 2019
MVP of the game KD! #HeartofaChampion- Festus Ezeli (@festus) June 11, 2019
I still think without KD they cannot beat the Raptors... but we shall see...💯💯💯- DeMarre Carroll (@DeMarreCarroll1) June 11, 2019
Nurse got outcoached....KerrBall- David West (@D_West30) June 11, 2019