But putting away a team as good as Golden State won't be easy, and now the Rockets will take their first crack at it on the road without CP3.
Steph Curry discusses the relationship he had with Chris Paul early in his career, learning about discipline and work ethic in his rookie season.
Included in that scoring output was a shot clock-beating 3-pointer in the fourth quarter.
After combining for zero points on 0-of-4 shooting in the first quarter, Curry and Thompson started building momentum in the second and closed the half with 18 combined points.
Paul arguably has been the Rockets' best player against the Warriors in the conference finals.
Each team wound up with as many turnovers as assists.
The Warriors have won two out of the last three National Basketball Association titles and are widely considered to be the best team in the league since the Michael Jordan-era Chicago Bulls. He's shot 46 percent from the field and 37 percent from three. If the Warriors force a Game 7, it will be held Monday night in Houston.
Golden State, whose streak of 16 straight home playoff wins was halted by the Rockets on Tuesday, will try to fend off elimination when they host Game 6 on Saturday.
"The last two games, we've done that". "We're right there. We found some things tonight that worked for us".