Golden State Warriors

Stephen Curry's 32 points, Kevin Durant's 27 push the Golden State Warriors past the Oklahoma City Thunder

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Stephen Curry, Paul George [NBA Getty Images]

The NBA's first night back was no let down.

The action started with a rematch of last year's Eastern Conference semi-finals between the Boston Celtics and Philadelphia 76ers. If you missed any of the action from that game, we had you covered with live updates and highlights from the Celtics' 105-87 victory.

The nightcap began with the Warriors' 2018 NBA Championship ring ceremony and concluded with a 108-100 victory for Golden State over the Oklahoma City Thunder.

Stephen Curry finished with 32 points, nine assists and eight rebounds, shooting 11-for-20 from the field, burying five threes as the game's top performer.

The Warriors had a commanding 57-47 lead at the half, but Paul George and the Thunder came gunning out in the second half. They took the lead early in the third and the game went back-and-forth from there. George's 21-point second half was nearly enough to get the job done for Oklahoma City, but the Warriors closed the game out down the stretch.

If you missed the game, you can check out the best plays and action from the night below.

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Warriors vs. Thunder: Score, highlights and updates

Box Score | Play-by-play

Final: Warriors 108, Thunder 100

1:19 a.m. - We have a final score at Oracle Arena:

Team Stats:

1:16 a.m. - Kevin Durant hits a dagger of a floater over Steven Adams to give the Warriors a seven point lead with 24.8 seconds to go. That should just about seal the game.

1:12 a.m. - The Thunder had cut the lead to two, but a huge and-1 jumper from Stephen Curry put their lead to five at 102-97 with 1:40 to play. Steven Adams responded quick with a layup to cut the lead back to one possession.

1:07 a.m. - This monster putback by Kevon Looney gave the Warriors a six point lead. They now lead by five, 99-94 with three minutes left in the game.

12:56 a.m. - Golden State leads 89-87 with eight minutes remaining in the game. The Warriors are 2-for-11 from beyond the arc in the second half.

12:51 a.m. - Another day, another sell-out crowd at Oracle.

End of third quarter: Warriors 83, Thunder 79

12:44 a.m. - The Thunder have came roaring back, but the Warriors still lead 83-79. Paul George's 15 points in the third quarter has his scoring total up to 21 points on the night. Schroder has added 19 points, eight rebounds and five assists. Stephen Curry is nearing a triple-double with 27 points, eight rebounds and seven assists and Kevin Durant has 19 points, six boards and four assists.

12:37 a.m. - Andre Iguodala is questionable to return to the game with calf soreness.

12:32 a.m. - Stephen Curry has regained the lead for the Warriors, 75-71 with 4:30 left in the third. He has 25 points, seven rebounds and five assists shooting 5-for-7 from beyond the arc!

12:24 a.m. - The Thunder are on a 22-9 run to start the second half! They have taken the lead, 69-66, less than five minutes into the third quarter! Golden State has taken a timeout to talk things over. All of a sudden Paul George has 18 points and five assists, leading the charge on this comeback.

12:20 a.m. - Here we go... Paul George has the first 9 points for the Thunder out of the half. Oklahoma City has cut the lead to three, 59-56.

Halftime: Warriors 57, Thunder 47

12:11 a.m. - Check out the team stats from the first half. The Warriors are making things difficult for the Thunder on the offensive end, shooting 31.3 percent from the field.

12:00 a.m. - Halftime! The Warriors lead the Thunder by 10, 57-47. Stephen Curry has 19 points on an efficient 6-for-9 from the field. Kevin Durant has 14 points, four boards and four assists to help contribute to the lead. For the Thunder, Dennis Schroder has been the spark with 12 points, six rebounds and one assist. Paul George only has six points shooting 1-for-8 from the field, but he's added four steals to the box score.

11:51 p.m. - The Warriors remain in the lead 52-39 with just over three minutes to play in the half. Stephen Curry's 17 points shooting a perfect 3-for-3 from long range leads all scorers. Steven Adams has nine points and five rebounds for the Thunder; Paul George has picked up his third personal foul but is playing through the foul trouble.

11:44 p.m. - Dennis Schroder hustling back for the chase down block! He's doing a little bit of everything in his Oklahoma City Thunder debut

11:38 p.m. - It's a Jordan Bell block party in the paint and Jerami Grant and Hamidou Diallo are both invited.

End of first quarter: Warriors 31, Thunder 23

11:25 p.m. - Golden State leads 31-23 after one. Stephen Curry and Kevin Durant have picked up right where they left off last season, combining for 22 points in the first quarter. The Warriors have assisted on 11 of their 12 made field goals. Dennis Schroder's six points is a team-high for the Thunder. Paul George has four points shooting 1-for-5 from the field and has two personal fouls early.

11:13 p.m. - The Warriors lead the Thunder 20-16 with 4:24 remaining in the first quarter. Stephen Curry has yet to miss a shot, shooting 2-for-2 from the field with seven points early. Steven Adams and Dennis Schroder have five points each for OKC.

11:01 p.m. - Draymond Green lobs it up and Damian Jones throws it down! Jones with the big time finish in his first career start.

10:43 p.m. - The Warriors championship rings are... reversible?

10:28 p.m. - The starting lineups for both teams are in! The inactives list is also in, though none of the names should come as a surprise.

9:30 p.m. - The NBA wouldn't really be back until Stephen Curry hits his tunnel shot.

9:00 p.m. - In case the ring ceremony doesn't remind you who won the 2018 NBA Finals, Jordan Bell's kicks are here to refresh your memory.

6:34 p.m. - The Warriors are bringing the heat with their ring ceremony warm-ups.

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