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.
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.
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.
Warriors coach Mark Jackson said the Nuggets “tried to send hit men on Steph Curry.”
Whether the pain in Stephen Curry’s sprained left ankle will subside enough for him to be on the court when the Golden State Warriors host the Denver Nuggets is not something the point guard could say for sure.
The Golden State Warriors have been winning, and they deserve some respect for it.
Golden State Warriors coach Mark Jackson is at a loss for why his squad can’t seem to get out of its funk, but he’s certainly not about to panic.
At the end of the Warriors’ 140-109 loss to the Rockets Tuesday night, Golden State coach Mark Jackson had his team intentionally foul Rockets players to prevent them from setting an NBA record for three-pointers.
The Warriors (17-9) are off to their best start since the 1991-92 season, when the team began 21-8 behind Tim Hardaway and Chris Mullin. Golden State enters Friday night’s game against Curry’s hometown Charlotte Bobcats playing like a playoff-bound team in the Western Conference.
David Lee had 30 points and 15 rebounds, Stephen Curry scored 28 points, and the Golden State Warriors gave coach Mark Jackson a winning return to Brooklyn by beating the Nets 109-102 on Friday night.