Found May 01, 2013 on Diehardsport:
Although it will be the post-game shenanigans that will steal the show, Tuesday night’s Game 5 between the Denver Nugget and Golden State Warriors continued the trend of sensational playoff basketball between the two teams. Following the game, Golden State Warriors head coach Mark Jackson and star guard Stephen Curry voiced their frustation with the physical play by the Nuggets, according to Tim Kawakami of the Mercury News. Steph Curry definitely agreed that he thought Denver was targeting him.And he’s absolutely fired up about it. — Tim Kawakami (@timkawakami) May 1, 2013 Curry: “I understand if I’m going to the basket you want to give a hard foul, it’s the playoffs… But there’s a time and place.” — Tim Kawakami (@timkawakami) May 1, 2013 The great comedian he is, Denver Nuggets’ Javale McGee responded to Jackson with the following. Center @javale McGee on Mark Jackson accusing #Nuggets of playing dirty: “If we played dirty, they must’ve played unsanitary.” — Denver Nuggets (@denvernuggets) May 1, 2013 Kenneth Faried also said that the Warriors play dirty every night. “They play dirty every night. They have targeted me,” Kenneth Faried responded to Mark Jacksons comments #Nuggets — 9NEWS Sports Denver (@9NEWSSports) May 1, 2013 This has all the makings of an epic Game 6 on Thursday night at Oracle Arena.
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