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VIDEO: Golden State Warriors dismantle Trail Blazers in fourth quarter comeback

Without Stephen Curry, the Warriors pulled off one of the most epic fourth quarter comeback wins of the 2015-16 season. In the playoffs, no less.

Bay Area News Group’s Courtney Cronin and Marcus Thompson break down what went wrong for the Warriors in three quarters of Game 2 of the Western Conference Semifinals and how Klay Thompson, Festus Ezeli and Draymond Green were able to pick up the Warriors in the fourth quarter and lead GSW to a 2-0 lead in the Western Conference Semifinals.

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Warriors’ Harrison Barnes mum on Lakers possibility, Mychal Thompson says ‘he could be more of a featured scorer’ in LA

Golden State Warriors forward Harrison Barnes, left, makes guard Stephen Curry laugh on the bench during the second half of an NBA preseason basketball game against the Los Angeles Lakers in Anaheim, Calif., Thursday, Oct. 22, 2015. The Warriors won 136-97. (AP Photo/Alex Gallardo)

Golden State Warriors forward Harrison Barnes, left, makes guard Stephen Curry laugh on the bench during the second half of an NBA preseason basketball game against the Los Angeles Lakers in Anaheim, Calif., Thursday, Oct. 22, 2015. The Warriors won 136-97. (AP Photo/Alex Gallardo)

Warriors forward Harrison Barnes will be a restricted free agent this summer, and Golden State would watch him depart if it chooses not to match a lucrative offer sheet he signs.

Might that the team that lands Barnes be the Los Angeles Lakers, where current Warriors assistant Luke Walton will the head coach? Barnes isn’t talking about the possibility.

When it was brought up that Walton might look to install a Warriors-like system and look for a Warriors-like player on the open market to bring with him, Barnes said while laughing Monday on 95.7 The Game, “See, that’s tampering at that point. That’s just tampering.”

Barnes also deadpanned about Walton: “We’re definitely going to miss him, but we’ll have to just beat him four times a year.”

The Lakers will have money to spend on the free agent market, and Lakers analyst Mychal Thompson — father of Warriors guard Klay Thompson — said Monday on the ESPN LA radio show he co-hosts that Barnes “wants $20 (million per year)…Somebody might give it to him.”

Barnes averaged 11.7 points and 4.9 rebounds this season in 66 games this season. the elder Thompson feels Barnes could do more with the Lakers.

“I think he’s capable of averaging 18 a game here if the Lakers sign him and brought him here.” Thompson said. “I think he could be more of a featured scorer, maybe a No. 2 option, maybe even a No. 1 on certain nights. He’s capable of putting up in the high-20s. He’s a very good shooter, can get to the basket, very athletic. He just hasn’t been asked to do very much in Golden State, but coming here, he’d be asked to do more, and I think he could.”

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Live playoff updates tonight: Warriors vs. Blazers, Game 2

The Golden State Warriors' Draymond Green (23) sets a screen for teammate Klay Thompson (11) against the Portland Trail Blazers' C.J. McCollum (3) in the second half of Game 1 of their second round NBA Western Conference playoff game at Oracle Arena in Oakland, Calif., on Sunday, May 1, 2016. (Dan Honda/Bay Area News Group)

The Golden State Warriors’ Draymond Green (23) sets a screen for teammate Klay Thompson (11) against the Portland Trail Blazers’ C.J. McCollum (3) in the second half of Game 1 of their second round NBA Western Conference playoff game at Oracle Arena in Oakland, Calif., on Sunday, May 1, 2016. (Dan Honda/Bay Area News Group)

Follow along as the Warriors try to grab a 2-0 lead over the Blazers in the Western Conference semifinals Tuesday at 7:30 p.m. at Oracle. Get the latest score and analysis during the game from our writers.

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Live playoff updates today: Warriors vs. Blazers, Game 1 at 12:30 p.m.

Basketball fans do the wave towards the end of a time-out during the Golden State Warriors game against the Houston Rockets in the fourth quarter of Game 5 of the first round of the NBA Western Conference playoffs at Oracle Arena in Oakland, Calif., on Wednesday, April 27, 2016. (Nhat V. Meyer/Bay Area News Group)

Basketball fans do the wave towards the end of a time-out during the Golden State Warriors game against the Houston Rockets in the fourth quarter of Game 5 of the first round of the NBA Western Conference playoffs at Oracle Arena in Oakland, Calif., on Wednesday, April 27, 2016. (Nhat V. Meyer/Bay Area News Group)

Follow along as the Warriors begin the Western Conference semifinals against the Portland Trail Blazers Sunday at 12:30 p.m. at Oracle. Get the latest score and analysis during the game from our writers.

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Live updates tonight: Warriors vs. Rockets in Game 5

Golden State Warriors' Draymond Green (23) congratulates teammate Shaun Livingston (34) after a basket against the Houston Rockets during the fourth quarter of Game 2 of the first round of the NBA Western Conference playoffs at Oracle Arena in Oakland, Calif., on Monday, April 18, 2016. (Jose Carlos Fajardo/Bay Area News Group)

Golden State Warriors’ Draymond Green (23) congratulates teammate Shaun Livingston (34) after a basket against the Houston Rockets during the fourth quarter of Game 2 of the first round of the NBA Western Conference playoffs at Oracle Arena in Oakland, Calif., on Monday, April 18, 2016. (Jose Carlos Fajardo/Bay Area News Group)

Follow along as the Warriors try to clinch their best-of-7 first-round series against the Rockets tonight at 7:30 in Game 5 at Oracle. Get the latest score and analysis during the game from our writers.

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Warriors’ Klay Thompson on Houston Rockets’ Jason Terry guaranteeing Game 5 win: ‘Good for him’

Golden State Warriors' Klay Thompson (11) attempts to shoot against the Dallas Mavericks in the first half of an NBA game at Oracle Arena in Oakland, Calif., on Wednesday, Jan. 27, 2016. (Ray Chavez/Bay Area News Group)

Golden State Warriors’ Klay Thompson (11) attempts to shoot against the Dallas Mavericks in the first half of an NBA game at Oracle Arena in Oakland, Calif., on Wednesday, Jan. 27, 2016. (Ray Chavez/Bay Area News Group)

OAKLAND — Rockets reserve guard Jason Terry guaranteed his team would beat the Warriors in Game 5 on Wednesday to send the first-round series back to Houston.

“We believe we can get a win here tomorrow, and that’s going to be a long flight for them to come back home to Houston,” Terry told reporters Tuesday at Oracle Arena.

“I’m guaranteeing it. I mean, if I don’t, then what? It’s a loss, right? So I guarantee a victory because that’s what it’s going to take. I know we can get a win here and this thing back home to Houston.”

The Warriors will play without Stephen Curry, who is out indefinitely due to a sprained right knee.

Asked about Terry’s comments, Warriors guard Klay Thompson said, “Good for him.”

“I don’t care,” Warriors center Andrew Bogut said. “I mean, we’ll see what happens. I guess he’s trying to rally the troops or whatever he’s trying to do.”

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Luke Walton won’t address Lakers job opening, says of Warriors: ‘I love my job here. I absolutely love it.’

Golden State Warriors interim head coach Luke Walton walks to the bench while playing against the Chicago Bulls in the second quarter of their game at Oracle Arena in Oakland, Calif., on Friday, Nov. 20, 2015. (Jose Carlos Fajardo/Bay Area News Group)

Golden State Warriors interim head coach Luke Walton walks to the bench while playing against the Chicago Bulls in the second quarter of their game at Oracle Arena in Oakland, Calif., on Friday, Nov. 20, 2015. (Jose Carlos Fajardo/Bay Area News Group)

OAKLAND — Warriors assistant coach Luke Walton smiled as he deflected questions about head coaching openings and said he would only answer ones about the playoffs.

Asked about the Los Angeles Lakers job opening, the former Lakers player said, “All I’m worried about is the playoffs right now.”

Told he was among the coaches being mentioned for the Sacramento Kings job opening, he said, “Nice, it’s nice of them.”

Walton has also been linked to the New York Knicks’ possible opening if interim Kurt Rambis isn’t retained as head coach.

Walton spoke after he had been on the dais during the Coach of the Year press conference for Steve Kerr. Walton finished ninth in the voting, receiving one second-place vote and two third-place votes. He served as interim head coach when the Warriors went 39-4, including an NBA-record 24-0 start.

“I love my job here,” Walton said. “I absolutely love it. I love the playoff battles that we’re in right now. We’ve got prep work to do. Every bit of focus right now should be on the playoffs. So any questions I’m asked about anything else is a distraction in my opinion, and then I’m being selfish. So I’m not answering anything about anything except for our team and the playoffs.”