In his postgame press conference, Green was asked if he thinks that the Blazers are done.
He didn't shy away from the question one bit. From ESPN's Ethan Sherwood Strauss:
“Do I think they're done? Of course I think they're done,” he said.
Green went on:
“If I don't think they're done, I don't know who else is going to think it? We're going home with a 3-1 lead. It's up to us to close it out. And I trust my teammates, I trust our team to come out ready to go and close this series out. Of course I think they're done. It's time for us to close the series.”
The Blazers brought their A-game, but it wasn't enough with the resurgence of MVP to be Stephen Curry. Curry came off the bench, but after Shaun Livingston was ejected in the second quarter, his minutes shot up, and the Blazers were ultimately doomed.
By the end of the game, Steph had dropped 40 points, including 17 to outscore the Blazers on his own in overtime.
Portland fans and players alike were stunned. The feeling was palpable around the building, especially to Green.
“That's a gut punch (the Blazers) caught tonight.”
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