OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — The Latest from Friday night’s Game 4 of the NBA Finals (all times local):
Stephen Curry says Game 4 is “a must-win” for his Golden State Warriors.
The NBA’s cameras caught up with the Warriors guard as he walked into Oracle Arena for Game 4 on Friday afternoon. Curry was stoic as he talked and walked for a few seconds.
Curry says, “It’s a must-win. Every game’s a must-win for us. That’s how we feel. But tonight especially, we’ve got to get back in the series and take it from there.”
Toronto leads Golden State 2-1 in the title series going into Friday’s matchup
Mychal Thompson agreed with the Warriors’ decision not to play his son in Game 3 of the NBA Finals because of Klay’s strained left hamstring.
Klay Thompson missed the first postseason game of his career to snap a streak of 120 straight playoff games.
He is set to return for Game 4.
Mychal Thompson, a former two-time NBA champion, said Friday Kobe Bryant was Klay’s inspiration and his idol growing up and “he knew that Kobe didn’t sit out for nagging injuries and he wants to try to follow that…