The Golden State Warriors played the Portland Trail Blazers in Oakland on Wednesday night with a chance to end the Western Conference Semifinal series in five games.

Up 3-1 in the series and playing at home, the Warriors had all the luck they needed on their side to finish off the Blazers, as evidenced by this free throw from Golden State center Festus Ezeli.

Shooter's touch, I guess.

Ezeli would make both free throws to put the Warriors down three points toward the end of the first half.

As has often been the case in previous games between these two teams, it was a close game to the end. The Warriors were able to pull out the 125-121 win and advance to the Western Conference Finals for the second year in a row.

Next they'll take on the winner of the SpursThunder series, which the Thunder currently lead 3-2.

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