The Golden State Warriors, led by Stephen Curry and up 1-0 in the NBA’s best-of-seven Western Conference Finals, meet the Houston Rockets, led by James Harden, in Game 2 on Wednesday, May 16, 2018 (5/16/18) at Toyota Center in Houston, Texas. The Warriors won Game 1, 119-106, on Monday.

The Golden State Warriors, led by Stephen Curry and up 1-0 in the NBA’s best-of-seven Western Conference Finals, meet the Houston Rockets, led by James Harden, in Game 2 on Wednesday, May 16, 2018 (5/16/18) at Toyota Center in Houston, Texas.

The Warriors won Game 1, 119-106, on Monday.

Here’s what you need to know:

Who: Golden State Warriors vs. Houston Rockets

What: Game 2, Western Conference Finals

When: Wednesday, May 15, 2018

Where: Toyota Center, Houston

Time: 9 p.m. Eastern

TV: TNT

Livestream: TNTdrama

Line: Rockets -1.5

Over/under: 224.5

Money line: Warriors +105, Rockets -125

The Rockets have plenty of things to fix after squandering their coveted home-court advantage in the Western Conference finals.

Tops on their list: limiting turnovers, eliminating open 3s and making things tougher on the Golden State Warriors — particularly Kevin Durant.

“Kevin Durant and (Stephen) Curry, they’re good. So they’re going to make” shots, Houston coach Mike D’Antoni said. “Our head can’t explode that they go one-on-one and make shots … you have to be able to absorb some of their greatness; at the same time, don’t make the mental errors that we did. That would accumulate for 15, 20 points, and that’s the difference in the game.”

Some almost sounds like the Rockets will have to play almost perfect beat the Warriors. They wouldn’t go as far as to say that, but James Harden, who scored 41 in Game 1, did say that at this level the margin for error gets razor thin.

“It’s the (conference) finals,” he said. “There’s four teams here for a reason. Obviously …read more

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