Warriors hope to secure championship spot with Game 7 win

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A win Monday night is a must for the Warriors if they want to secure their spot in the championship series. (AP Photo/Sue Ogrocki)

A win Monday night is a must for the Warriors if they want to secure their spot in the championship series.

It's Game 7 of what's been a challenging series against the Oklahoma City Thunder. The Warriors rallied from behind to secure a Game 6 victory.

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"The last game almost gave me a heart attack, but I'm not nervous now. I'm very confident," Warriors fan Aaron Dove said.

Fans are pumped going into Game 7. "I feel the energy today that they will win," fan Roel Fulo said.

Warriors do have home court advantage. Roaracle will be packed and loud.

"Oklahoma City can't beat them out. No they can't. They're coming out strong," Dove said.

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But fans know it's not going to be easy. The Thunder crushed the Dubs by more than 20 points in Games 4 and 5.

"To your credit, you can't sleep on them. Westbook is a beat but if they want it, they're going to have to win it on our turf," Warriors fan John Hurston said.

Tickets sold out in minutes and resale prices are starting at $358.

Some courtside seats are more than $15,000.

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BART track maintenance is being put on hold and regular service will get people to and from Oracle.

Coach Steve Kerr knows firsthand the pressure of Game 7. He played in three of them during his career.

"You can be nervous. You can be overhyped. You can be excited. But the biggest thing is you just remind yourself it's just a game," he said.

Tipoff is at 6 p.m. and doors open at 4 p.m.

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