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Warriors blow out Rockets, 114-81, to advance to second round of NBA playoffs

Warriors blow out Rockets, 114-81, to advance to second round of NBA playoffs

Klay Thompson made seven three-point shots and scored 27 points and the Golden State Warriors rolled into the second round of the playoffs without injured superstar Stephen Curry, thoroughly embarrassing the Houston Rockets, 114-81, on Wednesday night in Game 5 in Oakland.

Draymond Green added 15 points, nine rebounds and eight assists for the Warriors, who will face the winner of the Clippers-Portland Trail Blazers series.

Thompson became the first player in NBA history to make at least seven threes in consecutive playoff games, while Shaun Livingston scored 16 points for his third double-digit performance in three games while starting in Curry's place this...

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