The Golden State Warriors clawed back in their NBA playoff series against Sacramento with a 114-97 rout of the Kings.
The reigning champion Warriors avoided a 3-0 hole, despite the absence of star Draymond Green, who was suspended one game for stamping on Sacramento’s Domantas Sabonis in game two.
The Warriors, who were 33-8 at home in the regular season, led wire-to-wire, pushing the advantage to as many as 23 points to cut the series deficit to 2-1.
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The Warriors got the fast start and led 29-20 at the first change.
Asked at quarter-time how his team was handling paying attention to detail, Kings coach Mike Brown said: “Not great. We told them that the refs ain’t going to be calling the game in our favour –…