(KTXL) — The Sacramento Kings drop their third straight playoff contest in a 123-116 loss to the Golden State Warriors in Game 5 at the Golden 1 Center.

The Kings face a must-win situation, as they are now down 3-2 in the first-round series going into Game 6 in San Francisco on Friday.

In another game that came down to the final minutes, Steph Curry made a two-point layup with 22.1 seconds to play put the game away for the Warriors.

Curry finished with a game-high 31 points with Klay Thompson (21 points), Draymond Green (21) Andrew Wiggins (20) each finishing with 20 points.

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De’Aaron Fox finished with a team-high 24 points while Domantas Sabonis and Malik Monk each finished with 21 points.

Fox played in the game with a fractured left index finger, an injury he suffered in the team’s Game 4 126-125 loss on Sunday.

After his status was uncertain, the Kings confirmed their all-star point guard was available to play prior to tip off on Wednesday. 

Following a non-contact practice on Tuesday, Fox told reporters he planned on playing in the game. 

The Warriors led 99-90 after the third quarter and went into halftime with a 60-56 advantage. The Kings held a 10-point lead at one-point, but the Warriors went on a 16-6 run to end the half.

The Kings led 36-33 at the end of the first quarter after their starters went 8-for-12 from the 3-point line. Sacramento was 0-for-9 in the second quarter from beyond the arc.

Sacramento finished the game going 10-for-34 in 3-point shots.

Friday’s game in San Francisco is scheduled for a 5 p.m. tip off.

If the Kings even the series at 3-3, Game 7 will be at the Golden 1 Center on Sunday.