Warriors closed out the series without Curry

Golden State Warriors secured a spot in the second round by defeating Houston Rockets, 114 - 81. Even without Curry they easily dominated the game with the help from Shaun Livingston, who contributed 16 points, 3 rebounds and 3 assists, they also got 27 points from Thompson and 15 points, 9 rebounds and 8 assists from Green.

Harden lead the Rockets with 35 points (25 in 1st half) and 6 assists. He carry all the load in today's game and only Michael Beasley scores is twin digits after him (11 points). Meanwhile Dwight Howard finished the game with only 8 points while grabbing 21 rebounds.

Warriors will be facing the winner of Clippers - Trailblazers match up in the second round. Trailblazers leads the series 3 -2.