Basketball
Denver Survives The Warriors
By Luis Cuevas
Apr 30, 2013 - 11:07:10 PM

DENVER—On Tuesday, April 30, the Denver Nuggets held off the Golden State Warriors to fight another day. The Nuggets won 107-100 at home against the Warriors to make it a 3-2 series.

 
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Wilson Chandler

 

Andre Iguodala had a near triple double with 25 points, 12 rebounds, seven assists and two steals. Wilson Chandler and Ty Lawson both scored 19 points for the Denver Nuggets, a playoff career high for Wilson Chandler. Kenneth Faried had 13 points for the Denver Nuggets including 10 rebounds. Three players grabbed double doubles for Denver including Kenneth Faried, Andre Iguodala, and Ty Lawson.

 

The Warriors had a furious comeback in the fourth quarter of the game bringing it down to a five-point game on multiple occasions. Golden State rookie Harrison Barnes led the Warriors with 23 points and nine rebounds for the game. Jarett Jack had 20 points, six rebounds and five assists, but he shot poorly from the field. Stephen Curry had 15 points and eight assists, but he only made one of his seven three-point attempts.

 

The Nuggets and the Warriors next play on Thursday in Golden State. The Warriors look to close the series out and move to next round for the first time since 2007 when they beat the No.1 seeded Dallas Mavericks as the No. 8 seed.



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