The Golden State Warriors dominated the Utah Jazz in game 4 Monday night. Stephen Curry led all scorers, shooting 9 of 15 for 30 points. The big three of Klay Thompson, Kevin Durant, and Draymond Green all contributed double figures. Gordon Hayward had 25 points, and Rudy Gobert had 12 points and 13 rebounds in the loss. The Warriors move on to the conference finals to take on the winner of the Spurs and Rocket


The Warriors jumped out to a huge lead at the beginning of the game. After just 15 minutes of action, they led the Jazz 39 to 17. Klay Thompson and Steph Curry completely dominated the beginning portions of the game.

This game was one where it almost seemed evident that Klay Thompson would go off.

In game one it was all Steph Curry, game 3 had Kevin Durant's name imprinted, and now in game 4, it was Klay Thompson's turn. Thompson finished with just 21 points, but he shot 9 of 16 from the floor and looked good. This whole series he was almost not noticeable in terms of being dominant. This guy is an all-star, and he was flying under the radar, but He made his mark in their clinching game of the series.

Utah Jazz just didn't have it

This isn't a surprise for anyone. The Utah Jazz just wasn't better than the Warriors. This isn't something to be sad about and really isn't something to be upset at the team about.

The Jazz is still a good, young group of players and they aren't going anywhere in the Western conference. They need some upgrades in this offseason. Primarily, they either need to land a star point guard or re-sign George Hill.

As for other options at point guard, Kyle Lowry has just opted out, and Chris Paul may opt out. Lowry is an intriguing selection because aside from the Jazz, the Spurs are the only other powerhouse team that needs a point guard.

If the Spurs go after or get Paul, Lowry would fit in in Utah right away. This is a couple of months away, but it's a big hole they need to fill.

Other than that, this team is solid they need to get better as a group and individually but they are close enough that you can look at their construction and be pleased with the progress.

They won a playoff series, they played competitive basketball against the Warriors for stretches of a series without a starting point guard, and they have tons of time in front of them.

The Jazz simply ran into a massive roadblock that no one is going to get through. This Warriors team is so complete that it giving them any competition is considered a win. Either way, the Warriors get a ton of rest before the Western Conference finals.