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There’s always been a sort of wild west appeal to the NBA’s Western Conference, and this year is no different. Both the Denver Nuggets and Golden State Warriors, who have collided in the first round of the playoffs, serve as textbook examples of it. Each team is more than capable of making a deep playoff run, but neither register as more than a blip on the typical East Coaster’s radar.
Through the first two games of their Western Conference Quarterfinal, the Nuggets and Warriors sit tied at a game apiece. The results of each match have come down to whoever sets the pace of the game from the onset.
In Game 2, it was Golden State’s high-octane attack, spearheaded by point guard Stephen Curry, that drew the Warriors back even in the series. Curry’s 30 points and 13 assists were enough to get his club out in front in the first half and never look back.
Considering that in Game 1 Denver’s depth and defense was loaded, it’s no wonder the Nuggets were able to start the series off with a wi...
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Given Stephen Curry’s absolutely exceptional season combined with the Golden State Warriors’ decisive path to the 2013 playoffs, it comes as no surprise that Curry has accrued a wide variety of fans at an alarmingly rapid rate over the past few months.
Thus, naturally, Curry supporters have recently been paying homage to the sharpshooting star in some unique ways. Most notable...
Despite suffering a sprained left ankle that is badly swollen, electric Golden State Warriors guard Stephen Curry expects to play against the Denver Nuggets in Game 3 on Friday night at the Oracle Arena in Oakland. Curry, who averaged 22.9 points, 4.0 boards and 6.9 dishes over 78 games, sustained the injury in the third quarter of the sixth-seeded Warriors 131-117 win over Denver...
Despite scoring 30 points in Golden State’s 14-point game two victory over the Denver Nuggets, Warriors guard Stephen Curry didn’t completely go unscathed from the game.
In the third quarter of play, Curry was attempting to score against the Denver Nuggets defense but play ended up being stopped due to an offensive foul being called on Warriors forward Carl Landry.
Stephen Curry said on Thursday that his sprained left ankle would have kept him out of Game 3 if it were that night. A day later—the actual day of the game—his status is still uncertain.
Curry is officially a game-time decision to play. He didn’t participate in morning shootaround on Friday. He was not available to speak to the media but is reportedly willing to take pain...
Golden State Warriors point guard Stephen Curry is unsure if his sprained left ankle will be healthy enough for him to play in Game 3 against the Denver Nuggets on Friday night.
Curry said his ankle became swollen after Tuesday night's 131-117 win at Denver evened the best-of-seven series at a game apiece. He sat out practice Thursday.
Curry said he'll continue treatment...
Stephen Curry had 30 points and 13 assists and the Golden State
Warriors handed the Denver Nuggets their first loss at home in more
than three months, a 131-117 stunner Tuesday night that evened
their playoff series at a game each.
Warriors guard Stephen Curry and ESPN's Rick Reilly joined forces to help fight malaria in Africa. In this video, Reilly and Curry challenge each other in a shooting competition.Reilly tells Curry that he can make more three-point shots than Curry can make half court shots and the loser has to wear nothing but a net.
Andre Miller didn't even wait for the final horn to sound before trudging off the court.
The Denver Nuggets guard was far from alone as many of the fans bolted the Pepsi Center early, too. They had seen quite enough of Stephen Curry & Co. making shot after shot as the Nuggets were humbled at home for the first time in three months.
Behind blistering shooting, Golden State...
Sleep deprived but back in the Bay Area, the Golden State Warriors returned home Wednesday calm and confident that their Mile High City masterpiece will be no fluke.
The Warriors wrestled away home-court advantage by dominating Denver 131-117 on Tuesday night, evening the best-of-seven series at a game apiece. They shot nearly 65 percent, made 14 of their 25 3-point attempts and...
In the third quarter of tonight's Game 2 in Denver, Golden State led by a dozen, and were simply playing beautiful basketball. This wasn't a Road Steal Kind of Effort; they were simply hitting on all cylinders. Stephen Curry and Klay Thompson were raining down jumpers to the point of contagion. It started to become more rare when a shot actually touched the rim, rather than...