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Result: Golden State Warriors on verge of fifth straight NBA Finals

Result: Golden State Warriors on verge of fifth straight NBA Finals
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Golden State beat Portland to put their playoff final at 3-0.

The Golden State Warriors are a win away from their fifth straight NBA finals after closing out a 110-099 win over the Portland Trail Blazers.

The defending champions have opened up a commanding 3-0 Western Conference finals lead over the Trail Blazers, thanks to 36 points and six rebounds from Steph Curry on Saturday night.

With talisman Kevin Durant sidelined with a calf injury, Draymond Green stepped up the plate to add 20 points, 13 rebounds and 12 assists, while Klay Thompson scored 19.

The Trail Blazers had led by up to 18 during the second quarter.

Trailing 66-53 at half-time, the Warriors staged a third-quarter revival to go into the closing quarter 82-79 ahead.

CJ McCollum scored 23 points for the Trail Blazers and Damian Lillard added 19.

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