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Following a loss in Game 5 to the Denver Nuggets in which he scored 15 points on just 1-7 shooting from beyond the arc, Stephen Curry got into a verbal altercation with a Nuggets fan as he walked back to the locker room. During his postgame interview, Curry said the fan said something “stupid” and he told him to “shut up.”
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The Warriors / Nuggets series has been one of the few exciting series’ of this year’s NBA playoffs. We’ve seen the emergence of Stephen Curry into a legitimate megastar. The SF Bay Area might have known how good he is, but now the world knows.
In game 4 in Oakland, Curry displayed the best natural shot in the league in what might have been the best 3rd quarter performance in...
Denver Nuggets’ Kenneth Faried should feel frustrated, after all he returned – from an ankle injury – to the Nuggets lineup just as David Lee – who suffered a season-ending injury – left the series. Denver is the no. 3 seed, but you wouldn’t know it if you turned into Sunday’s night game between Denver [...]The post Kenneth Faried Kicked A Hole In Wall After Sunday’s...
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...
Mark Jackson complained after the Golden State Warriors’ 107-100 loss to the Denver Nuggets on Tuesday night that Denver sent “hitmen” at his best player, Steph Curry.
“[They] tried to send ‘hitmen’ on Steph [Curry],” Jackson said after the game.
When asked to elaborate, Jackson did.
“There were some dirty plays earlier. It’s playoff basketball, that’s alright...
In the opening minutes of the third quarter of Game 5 of the Golden State Warriors and Denver Nuggets game on Tuesday, Golden State cut Denver’s double-digit lead to just nine points before Denver, led by Andre Iguodala, went on a run to give them a double-digit cushion again. After a Denver possession, JaVale McGee shows his [...]The post JaVale McGee Is Very Happy (GIF...
Denver Nuggets are in an elimination game atmosphere during Game 5 of the Golden State Warriors of the Western Conference quarterfinals on Tuesday in Denver; Denver looked like a completely different team as they came out of the game with defensive pressure, a new starting lineup, and precise execution. The increased effort may have gotten to Andrew [...]The post Andrew Bogut...
Danilo Gallinari underwent surgery to repair meniscus in his left knee on Monday and will undergo an additional procedure at a later date to fix his ACL.
Gallinari will undergo rehab on his knee before a date is scheduled to repair his ACL.
Gallinari was hurt on April 4.
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So the post-game discussion following the Warrior loss in Denver in Game Five of their first-round series is how the Nuggets might have cheap-shotted fragile shooting star Stephen Curry. A few quick points about this...
> Curry's ankles are such an obvious issue that I'm kind of amazed that anyone would wonder why he'd freak out on trips and...
There are flagrant fouls and then there are flagrant fouls… During game five between the Golden State Warriors/Denver Nuggets, Warriors center Andrew Bogut was called for a flagrant one foul when he pushed Denver forward Kenneth Faried in the neck/throat region:
Kenneth Faried brought the energy and the Denver Nuggets
rediscovered their toughness in time to stave off elimination
Tuesday night with a 107-100 win over the Golden State
Mark Jackson accused the Denver Nuggets of taking cheap shots at Stephen Curry during the Golden State Warriors' loss in Game 5.
Jackson said that Denver people warned him of what would take place with "inside info".
"They tried to send hit men on Steph," said Jackson. "It wasn't magic, they outplayed us."
Curry agreed that he seemed targeted...
Game 5 saw tempers flare on several occasions from both the Nuggets and Warriors, and the emotions spilled over into the postgame press conferences.
While giving the Nuggets their due for outplaying the Warriors, Mark Jackson also dropped this, uh, nugget, per Marcus Thompson:
“They were the more physical team. They were the aggressor. … They tried to send hit men on (Curry...
The Denver Nuggets left behind a hole in the wall just inside the visiting locker room at Oracle Arena, courtesy of frustrated forward Kenneth Faried's size 16 sneaker.
Escaping the hole they're in against the Golden State Warriors won't be so easy.
The sixth-seeded Warriors have won three straight games since losing All-Star David Lee, the league's leader in double...
The postseason in any sport teams are looking to do whatever it takes to win. A team’s defense starts to tighten up as teams play more on the aggressive side. The cliché during playoff time is win or go home. Last night the Denver Nuggets were facing elimination as they took on the Golden State Warriors.
One way the Nuggets felt that they could win was by shutting down Warriors...