Once again, Stephen Curry waited for the perfect time last night before unleashing a barrage of dimes and triples on Denver. The Nuggets controlled the first half of Game 6, dominating the glass and holding Golden State’s crowd in check. But just like Game 4, Curry came out of the locker room spitting fire. Once the storm was over, they had to pull the plug on the Nuggets season. Read More »
Golden State did just about everything possible to blow Game 6 in the closing minutes before holding on to advanced to the second round with a 92-88 victory over the Nuggets. Mark Jackson might’ve blamed God for all of the good and bad, but it was Steph Curry (22 points) who spearheaded a huge third quarter spurt, and Andrew Bogut (21 rebounds, four blocks), who was bashing heads all night. Read More »
Kevin Durant (photo. Nike)
We’re not even through the first round of the NBA Playoffs and we’ve already seen game-winners, fights, sweeps, comebacks, and yes, monster highlights. The most amazing thing about this list you’re about to see isn’t necessarily that all of the plays came within the past two weeks, but that LeBron James doesn’t make one single appearance. Read More »
Go back five years and you probably couldn’t find a soul who was predicting Stephen Curry would one day be dictating playoff series in the NBA. Yet it has come to that, with Denver using physical punishment to stop the best shooter on the planet. It worked last night — Curry finished with only 15 points on 19 shots. Read More »
We posted this video of last night of a super-frustrated Stephen Curry getting into it with a Nuggets fan after Golden State lost a physical game in Denver.
Check out this video from a different angle: You will see Carl Landry backing up his guy by ripping a towel out of the fan’s hand. Serious question: Does this garner some sort of fine (or worse) from the league’s front office? Read More »
/ May 1, 2013 / 12:52 am
Mark Jackson was not the least bit happy after Tuesday night’s loss to Denver. The frustrated Jackson went so far as to accuse the Nuggets in his post game press conference of playing “dirty” and trying “to send hit men” at Steph.
These are the plays he was apparently referencing: Read More »
The Denver Nuggets we came to love in the second half of the season finally showed up tonight against the Warriors in Denver, extending their season with a 107-100 win. Denver came out in a “big” lineup and proceeded to beat up Golden State, dominating in the paint and attacking viciously on the break.
Denver’s performance was embodied by Kenneth Faried, who was seemingly everywhere, hitting the glass, antagonizing Andrew Bogut and running the floor. Check out this sick chase-down block on Jarrett Jack: Read More »
/ Apr 30, 2013 / 2:00 pm
The Golden State Warriors came into the playoffs with little expectations. They nearly lost their No. 6 seed to the Houston Rockets before finishing at 47-35 (and amazingly, Houston dropped back down to No. 8). They finished 3-3 in their last six games, had been in a .500 funk for the second half of the season, and really weren’t the dominant team they seem to be now. Read More »
Last night in Golden State’s runaway Game 4 victory over the visiting Nuggets, Stephen Curry started slow and Mark Jackson even contemplated shutting down his star for the night. His sore left ankle was bothering him, and at some point, the Warriors had to think ahead. The Warriors couldn’t have their best player re-injuring his problem area. This series still isn’t over — even at 3-1 — because Denver has two more home games. Instead, Curry sucked it up, and scored 22 points during a six-minute stretch in the third. Read More »
/ Apr 27, 2013 / 1:36 am
Sometimes in the NBA Playoffs, two squads will matchup and eventually it’ll become so obvious who the better team is that even the players just have to give in. The Knicks and Celtics have reached that point, and they got there in the early moments of the second half during New York’s 90-76 Game 3 win. Carmelo Anthony was lighting people up on his way to 26 points, and whenever he took a break, J.R. Smith (15 points) responded with fadeaways and pull-ups. Read More »