Sport:5 wild stats from the Golden State Warriors’ record collapse

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The top-seeded Warriors began the postseason as overwhelming favorites to beat the Los Angeles Clippers and cruise to the NBA Finals yet again, but the three-time champions may be in trouble after surrendering a 31-point lead on Monday to lose Game 2.

The Warriors dominated the Clippers at home in the first half, but bench scorer Lou Williams and big man Montrezl Harrell led Los Angeles to a record comeback. The Warriors preparing for the rest of the series without DeMarcus Cousins, who suffered a leg injury in the first quarter and is expected to be out.

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Here are five amazing stats from the Warriors' collapse:

1. The Clippers pulled off the largest comeback in the history of the NBA playoffs

The record was previously held by the Los Angeles Lakers, who trailed the Seattle Supersonics by 29 points in the first half but came back to win in 1989. The Jazz hold the record for the largest regular-season comeback at 36 points.

2. The Warriors allowed 85 points in the second half.

3. Lou Williams was unstoppable

Lou Williams set a new franchise record with 36 points off the bench. Williams finished the game with 36 points, 11 assists, two rebounds and two steals.

4. The Warriors blew a 99.99% chance to win the game

The Warriors led 94-63 with 7:57 remaining in the third quarter. At the time, the Clippers' win probability was just .01 percent, according to ESPN.

Even after the Clippers went on a massive run to cut the deficit, the Warriors still had a 99.5 percent chance to win the game with just under eight minutes to play in the fourth quarter. Los Angeles then went on a 17-3 run to pull within two points with five minutes left.

5. Six of the last seven teams to surrender a 20-point lead at home in the playoffs have gone on to lose the series.

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