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NBA Playoffs TV Schedule Tonight: Golden State Warriors vs. Houston Rockets Game 5 Live Stream Free, TV Channel, Score, Latest Odds

The NBA playoffs are in action tonight (Wednesday, May 8) with one of the hottest matchups in the league so far: It’s the Golden State Warriors vs. Houston Rockets in game 5 action.

These Western Conference semifinals teams are tied up 2-2, with the Rockets winning two consecutive games to even the series behind the play of James Harden. The Warriors are at home tonight so they hope to regain their magic touch, particularly hoping guard Steph Curry regains his shooting.

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Game 5 Rockets vs. Warriors

Date:  Wednesday, May 8

Time:  10:30 p.m. ET

Location:  Oracle Arena -- Oakland, California

TV channel:  TNT

Get Tonight's Score with Live stats here:  GameTracker  

Online streaming:  fuboTV ( try it for free tonight with trial)  

Odds:  Warriors -6 (Over/Under 220.5)

Harden and the have won two straight games but they don’t think they’ve played their best. That’s why tonight’s Game 5 action may be foretelling for how the series will go.

In game four, Harden scored 38 points with his isolation style and they pulled out a 112-108 overtime win in the best-of-seven series.

"When you're dealing with these guys, if you let Klay (Thompson) and Steph (Curry) run around and shoot 3s you don't have no chance," Harden said after the game, according to the AP. "The only chance we have is to be in to their bodies and make every shot that they take contested."

From the AP on Game 4:

The Rockets were up by nine before the Golden State scored the next seven points, capped by a 3 from Stephen Curry, to get within 110-108 with 19 seconds left. Harden made one of two free throws with 11.5 seconds left. Kevin Durant missed a 3 after that. But the Warriors got the rebound and Curry also missed a 3-point attempt before Golden State was forced to foul Chris Paul.

"We got a couple of wide-open looks," Durant said. "They just didn't fall for us."

Paul made one of two free throws with 2.9 seconds left to secure the victory.

Golden State coach Steve Kerr was asked about the physical play of the Rockets, who have several players who are much stockier than his squad.

"They've got a lot of middle linebackers on that team," he said. "They're sturdy and we're like volleyball players, long and lean ... everybody tries to be physical with us because they should. That's the best way to try to beat us."

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