NBA: Golden State Warriors fight back to force Game 7

Golden State Warriors 108-101 Oklahoma City Thunder

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The Golden State Warriors fought back to secure a 108-101 win over Oklahoma City Thunder in the Western Conference Finals to level the series at 3-3.

The defending champions appeared to be heading out as the Thunder held an eight-point lead going into the fourth quarter at the Chesapeake Energy Arena, but Golden State rallied to grab a victory and force a deciding Game 7.

Steph Curry nearly managed a triple-double with 29 points, 10 rebounds and 9 assists but it was Klay Thompson who starred for the Warriors with a 41-point haul, including a play-off record of 11 three-pointers.

The shooting guard conjured up 19 points in the fourth quarter alone to turn the game on its head, scoring one more point than the Thunder, with 5-of-6 from beyond the arc in playing every second of the final frame.

Having trailed 3-1 after four games the advantage is now with Golden State, as they host the decisive seventh game at the Oracle Arena on Monday.

Oklahoma City did win their first road game of the Conference Finals series but the Warriors, who set a regular season record of 73-9 this season, have won the last two – outscoring the Thunder by a combined 36 points over the course of the two games.

The Winner will face Cleveland Cavaliers in the NBA Finals after the Cavs overcame the Toronto Raptors 4-2 in the Eastern Conference Finals.

Golden State are 1.80 to win the NBA Championship outright, Oklahoma City can be backed at 8.00 and Cleveland are 2.38.

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