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Stephen Curry did whatever that he could to help the Golden State Warriors steal Game One of their playoff series from the Denver Nuggets.
Playing on the Nuggets homecourt, Curry hit a dramatic game-tying three-pointer with just a few ticks left on the clock.
It was not enough to force overtime as the Nuggets relied on Andre Miller to drive into the paint and layup the game-winner as seen below.
The 97-95 battle is a sign of what is to come in what will amount to a best-of-seven war.
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JaVale McGee doing JaVale McGee things. JaVale McGee reminded folks that he isn’t here to mess around. McGee threw down this monstorous dunk during the end of the second quater. The best part is McGee’s reaction to the dunk, throwing Bogut to the ground.
Behind the 28 points from Andre Miller and the game-winning shot, the Nuggets pulled off the thrilling Game 1 win, 97-95.
Denver Nuggets center Javale McGee’s athletic ability is off the charts. The question has just always been whether or not he has it all together upstairs as well. This dunk against Andrew Bogut of the Warriors shows that when he does have it together, the finished product can spectacular.
It’s a shame one of theses teams had to lose this game because both teams battled from the beginning to the end, in what was an exciting game. Denver Nuggets veteran point guard Andre Miller was virtually unstoppable all game and with the score tied with 14.5 seconds to go, he put the team on his back.
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H/T to Sports Illustrated for the video.
It only took the second game of the 2013 NBA playoffs to possibly have the best “poster dunk” of these playoffs. As you might figure, Denver Nuggets center JaVale McGee had something to do with it.
The play happened in the second quarter of game one between the Nuggets and the Warriors as McGee took a feed from Andre Igoudala and threw down a terribly nasty dunk on Andrew Bogut:
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