The Golden State Warriors were unable to close out the Denver Nuggets Tuesday night at the Pepsi Center in Denver. Rather than coming home to prepare for a second-round series against the San Antonio Spurs, the Warriors are instead headed back to the Bay Area to prepare for a Game 6 against the Nuggets.
The Dubs would love to close out the series at home in front of their fans, who are guaranteed to raise the decibel level at Oracle arena to a deafening level Thursday night.
Beyond the normal desire to win the series and close out their opponent, the Warriors may have a bit of revenge on their mind following controversy over perhaps illegal, or at least dirty, plays against Stephen Curry Tuesday evening.
“They tried to send hit men (at Curry),” Warriors coach Mark Jackson said in his post-game press conference following the 107-100 loss.
“The screen on Curry by the foul line is a shot at his ankle, clearly, it can’t be debated,” Jackson said. “I have inside information that some peo...