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Explain One Play: new Warrior Otto Porter Jr is Otto-matic with 3 threes in a minute to blow open the Rockets game
And how the Warriors try to force feed him for a fourth
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I want to have a look at the end of the second quarter when the Warriors were locked in a pretty tight fight with the Houston Rockets, young, talented, and disorganized. It's a one point game with under two minutes to go and suddenly Otto Porter Jr. went supernova. Good team offense and defense got Otto Porter Jr. 3 threes in one minute, and blew open the game. and, in the Warriors way, then tried to force feed him for a 4th three using the Klay Play. This gave the Warriors a cushion that lasted the rest of the game.
Co-starring Jordan Poole the scoring thread, Kevon Looney the quick decision maker, Gary Payton II the big small defender, Andrew Wiggins the solid defender and too-convincing screen faker, and Chris Chiozza the well-intentioned play breaker. Plus Stephen Curry losing his mind in celebration, Steve Kerr as the Buddha and Moses Moody, Draymond Green and Mike Brown as Otto Porter Jr’s re-launching pad.
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