The Warriors came out firing against the Rockets in Game 4 of the Western Conference Finals and entered the 4th quarter with a 10 point lead. However, the Warriors played historically bad in that 4th quarter and ended up giving up the lead and the game.
Clay Travis thinks that this was the best outcome that the NBA could have hoped for. All season long we operated on the assumption that it was inevitable that the Warriors would be crowned NBA champions yet again. It made the playoffs somewhat unexciting. Now, for the first time, there is a bit of doubt about the Warriors repeating.