Curbing Stephen Curry and his three-point prowess is job No. 1 for the Denver Nuggets.
Curry leads the Golden State Warriors into the Pepsi Center for a first-round series starting Saturday that many consider the marquee matchup of the first round because it pits two exciting, high-octane teams that love to run.
Might as well dust off the old red, white and blue basketball from the old ABA as much as everyone's expecting these two teams to get up and down the court.
While the Nuggets pile on points in the paint better than any team in the league, the Warriors do their damage from the fringe. They led the NBA with a 40.3 three-point percentage.
Curry, storming back from two years of ankle problems, shot his way into NBA history by sinking 272 3-pointers this season, three more than former record-holder Ray Allen had for Boston in 2005-06.
On Friday, he became the first Warriors player since Chris Mullen in November of 1990 to win Western Conference Player of the Month honors aft...