Warriors Continue to Roll Without Durant

By: TC Martin

The Golden State Warriors and Stephen Curry picked up right where they left off in Houston with an easy one-sided victory over the Portland Trail Blazers 116-94 in Game 1 of the Western Conference Finals.

Curry, who had all of his 33 points in the second half in eliminating Houston last Thursday, spread out his production this time knocking down nine 3-pointers in tallying 36 points to pace the two-time defending champions.  Without Kevin Durant for the second consecutive game, Curry and Klay Thompson led the charge with a calm yet clinical demeanor in routing Portland.

Despite not having Durant, it was a perfect spot for Golden State.  They had three extra days of rest while Portland had an emotional come from behind victory at Denver on Sunday and traveled straight to Oakland without having any practice or even a shoot-around.  The Blazers looked out of sync with 21 turnovers and played with very little urgency.

Portland will have to regroup quickly as Game 2 is Thursday night.  The Blazers are now 1-9 vs Golden State in the playoffs.

Author: TC Martin

“The Doctor” TC Martin is back in Las Vegas where his sports talk radio career began. The TC Martin Show has informed and entertained millions of sports talk radio listeners both nationally and locally since 1992. The program is unique in so many facets. From TC’s high octane personality and diverse knowledge to innovative production elements and quality special guests, the show is truly one of kind. The show focuses on the hot daily sports topics with energetic commentary and live listener interaction with a call-in format. The program is high on information and entertainment while giving listeners the opportunity to hear from the biggest names in the sports and the entertainment industry. Listeners appreciate the wide range of guests, knowledge and topics that TC brings on a daily basis giving listeners a much needed reason to tune in everyday. The TC Martin Show has aired nationally in over 100 markets on the Sports Entertainment Network and Sports Fan Radio Network originating from the Las Vegas studios. In local markets TC worked at KVEG (Las Vegas), KHTK (Sacramento) WDUZ and WNFL (Green Bay) and WSSP (Milwaukee). He worked very closely with all the professional and collegiate teams in those markets including hosting pre and post game shows and players and coaches shows. TC has a unique entertaining and passionate style that immediately connects with listeners. He is known as one of the most entertaining and well-rounded knowledgeable sports talk show hosts in the country. The TC Martin Show is an addictive and fun experience for all sports fans. More about TC... Wrestling and Boxing fans in Las Vegas may remember that TC founded the NWC (National Wrestling Conference) in 1994 and hosted the locally produced television program “NWC Slammin”. The NWC sold out monthly shows at it’s home venues The Silver Nugget and Aladdin Hotel & Casino. The NWC featured the biggest names in professional wrestling including The Ultimate Warrior, Cactus Jack, Sabu, Terry Funk, Rob Van Dam, Jake The Snake Roberts, Junkyard Dog, Honky Man and so many more. TC also has been very involved in the boxing industry while announcing many boxing events in Las Vegas and promoting shows and managing world championship fighters.

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