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Golden State Warriors
The Nuggets are a better team than the Warriors. They’ve won 10 more games. They’re one of the hottest teams in the NBA over the last four or five months. And they dominate at home. I can see the Warriors pulling off the upset (out of the Spurs, Thunder and Nuggets, the Nuggets were the most favorable opponent), but there’s no denying the Nuggets are the superior team. Here are a few things that stand out to me.
Depth: The Nuggets arguably have the best bench in basketball. That’s probably still the case even after Danilo Gallinari went down for the rest of the season. Much has already been said about how deep the Nuggets are. But to shed light something that hasn’t gotten a whole lot of attention—Evan Fournier, a rookie from France, who’s been growing roots at the end of the bench for the whole season, has seen an increased role over the last 10 games while the Nuggets were combating an onslaught of injuries and has given the team some surprisingly productive minutes. It just spea...
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Denver Nuggets forward Kenneth Faried said Sunday that he will play in Game 2 of the Nuggets’ first-round playoff series against the Golden State Warriors on Tueaday night. Faried sat out of the Nuggets’ 97-95 victory in Gmae 1 on Saturday with an ankle injury.
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.
Check the video out here:
H/T to Sports Illustrated for the video.
The Denver Nuggets and Golden State Warriors will face each other in the 1st round of the West Playoffs, which should be a very high scoring series. Both teams are among the best in the NBA on offense and scoring, with multiple players on both teams who can score 20+ points on any given day. This will be a very exciting playoff series.
Yes the Nuggets have lost Danilo Gallinari,...
For the Golden State Warriors success is not something they are used to. In the last 19 seasons the team has made the post season one other time, in the '06-07 season. Otherwise you have to look back to the 1993-94 campaign--when Chris Webber was Rookie of the Year.
After a solid season this year the Warriors were looking to take advantage of a Nuggets team that had been hit...
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.
David Lee waiting eight years to play in his first playoff game. And for now that’s all he’ll play in.
The Warriors announced on Sunday their all-star forward is done for the rest of the playoffs after it was revealed he suffered a torn right hip flexor.
Lee came out of Saturday’s Game 1 early in the fourth quarter after taking an awkward fall under the basket. He could barely...
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:
The playoffs are coming, which means NBA fans will be bombarded with talk about LeBron James, Carmelo Anthony and Kevin Durant. And with good reason. April, May and June are when true stars shine and pretend ones fade, and all three of those bona fide superstars have experience with both triumph and failure.
It takes more than one player to win a championship, however, and even James...
Golden State at Denver
This might be the first round series I am looking the most forward to watching. The Nuggets with their style of play and killer home numbers makes them the most intriguing team in this whole field. I didn’t get a ton of chances to just sink right into a lot of their games during the regular season and cant wait to do so now that the playoffs have started...
Denver Nuggets center JaVale McGee put Golden State Warriors center Andrew Bogut on a poster with this monster dunk.
Tweet In game one of the NBA Playoffs between the Golden State Warriors and the Denver Nuggets, Warriors forward David Lee went down with an apparent leg injury early in the fourth quarter, seen here: Now, CBSSports.com NBA Insider Ken Berg is reporting that Lee will be out for the rest of the season with [...]
An already uphill battle just got tougher.