By Annie Ross
Kevin Durant exploded 38 points and 13 rebounds and the Golden State Warriors beat the Utah Jazz, 102-91, to take a 3-0 lead in the Western Conference semifinal series.
Stephen Curry and Klay Thompson were a combined 7 of 29 from the field and 3 of 15 from 3-point range, leaving Durant to pace the Warriors.
Utah led, 75-74, early in the fourth quarter, but Golden State went on a 10-4 run and did not trail again. Curry and Durant hit back to back 3-pointers to give the Warriors a 92-84 lead with 3 minutes 4 seconds remaining.
Curry finished with 23 points, shooting 6 of 20.
Gordon Hayward led the Jazz with 29 points. Rudy Gobert added 21 points and 15 rebounds.
Game 4 is scheduled for Monday night in Utah.