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Mark Jackson, left, and Stephen Curry.  (Garrett Ellwood/Getty Images)

Analysis: All Eyes On Curry, But Watch Your Words Coach

Mark Jackson said what he said, and there’s no taking it back now. Whether you agree or disagree, the goal has been accomplished: All eyes will be on Stephen Curry in Game 6 between the Golden State Warriors and Denver Nuggets.

05/01/2013

Head Coach George Karl of the Denver Nuggets directs his team against the Golden State Warriors in Game Four of the Western Conference Quarterfinals during the 2013 NBA Playoffs on April 28, 2013 at Oracle Arena in Oakland. Photo by Rocky Widner/NBAE via Getty Images)

Karl Disputes Jackson’s ‘Hit Men’ Claims On Curry

Denver Nuggets coach George Karl lashed back at Warriors coach Mark Jackson on Wednesday after Jackson said the Nuggets had sent “hit men” at Golden State guard Stephen Curry during Tuesday night’s Game 5 in a pre-meditated attack with intent to injure the thin shooter.

05/01/2013

Stephen Curry

Warriors, Nuggets Prep For Testy Game 6

Kicks in the ankles. Forearms to the throat. Elbows at the head. Illegal screens. Hard shoves. Bloody lips. Puffy eyes. Body bruises. Even “hit men.”

05/01/2013

Stephen Curry #30 of the Golden State Warriors is fouled by Kosta Koufos #41 of the Denver Nuggets as referee Tony Brothers #25 oversees the action during Game Five of the Western Conference Quarterfinals of the 2013 NBA Playoffs at the Pepsi Center on April 30, 2013 in Denver. (Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)

Daily Madden: Warriors Should Have Expected A Fight

Coach Madden said he didn’t see the same “dirty play” that was referenced by Mark Jackson after the game, that it was just playoff basketball.

05/01/2013

Stephen Curry

Analysis: How The Nuggets Finally Snuffed Curry’s Fire

Whether the contact Denver forced on Stephen Curry was legal or not, the one thing the Nuggets did for certain was attack Curry in the best way they have all series.

05/01/2013

Stephen Curry #30 of the Golden State Warriors is fouled by Kosta Koufos #41 of the Denver Nuggets as referee Tony Brothers #25 oversees the action during Game Five of the Western Conference Quarterfinals of the 2013 NBA Playoffs at the Pepsi Center on April 30, 2013 in Denver. (Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)

Blood Bath Brewing In Warriors-Nuggets Series

And all of a sudden, the series that was all about Stephen Curry’s fire and the Warriors rising to the clouds has become about trash, dirt, and hit men. Welcome to the street fight noir, authored by Denver and Golden State after the Nuggets’ Game 5 win.

05/01/2013

Warriors coach Mark Jackson talk with Stephen Curry during the Warriors playoff series with the Denver Nuggets. (Photo by Garrett W. Ellwood/NBAE via Getty Images)

Warriors’ Jackson Accuses Nuggets Of Dirty Play In Game 5

Warriors coach Mark Jackson said the Nuggets “tried to send hit men on Steph Curry.”

05/01/2013

Stephen Curry #30 of the Golden State Warriors shoots a layup against JaVale McGee #34 of the Denver Nuggets in Game Four of the Western Conference Quarterfinals. (Photo by Garrett W. Ellwood/NBAE via Getty Images)

Curry On Fire As Warriors Look To Finish Off Nuggets

People are going crazy over the shooting display that Golden State Warriors guard Stephen Curry has been putting on during his series against the Denver Nuggets.

04/30/2013

Denver Nuggets v Golden State Warriors - Game Four

Nuggets Down To Final Chance, Trail Warriors 3-1

The Denver Nuggets left behind a hole in the wall just inside the visiting locker room at Oracle Arena, courtesy of frustrated forward Kenneth Faried’s size 16 sneaker. Escaping the hole they’re in against the Golden State Warriors won’t be so easy.

04/30/2013

Denver Nuggets v Golden State Warriors - Game Four

Daily Madden: The Warriors Take A Commanding Lead

Even making the playoffs was a big deal for the team this year, but to be a probable first round winner at this point – who would have thought?

04/29/2013

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