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Last Saturday night, the Warriors defeated the Rockets 131-106.
It was the third time this season Golden State handed Houston a loss.
Prior to the opening tip, James Harden had a message for his teammates:
"They beat us already twice, dog. They beat us already twice. They ain't that good, man. Let's go. Bounce back from last game. Swag champs on three..."
Harden responded with one of his worst games of the season: 12 points on 4-15 FG, four rebounds, four assists, three turnovers, five fouls.
Stephen Curry, who, along with Harden, is considered one of the Top 2 MVP candidates, registered 27 points, seven rebounds, 11 assists and three steals.
Klay Thompson, who, along with Harden, is considered one of the Top 2 shooting guards in the NBA, contributed 27 points, five rebounds, a steal and a career-high five blocks.
Warriors television analyst Jim Barnett said it was arguably the best all-around game of Thompson's career.
"I just played him (Harden) like I always do," Thompson said following the win. "Try to keep your hands back. When he goes to the rim, do not reach. And, try to make him take mid-range shots between that 15 to 20 mark.
"You don't want to let him get in the key, because that's where he's dangerous."
The Warriors will go for the season sweep of the Rockets on Wednesday night at Oracle Arena.