GOLDEN State manager Mark Jackson has indicted Denver of deliberately perplexing to harm Warriors star Stephen Currey, as a Nuggets hold on 107-100 in diversion 5 to means their hopes of reaching a second turn of a NBA playoffs.
Andre Iguodala scored 25 points and grabbed 12 rebounds on Tuesday as Denver cut a lead of Andrew Bogut’s Golden State to 3-2 in a best of 7 series, that contninues in dual days during Golden State.
But Jackson has lifted a tensions in a Western Conference matchup with his bomb accusations.
The array leader will face Western Conference tip seed San Antonio in a second turn of a playoffs.
“Tonight was a good quarrel for us,” Iguodala said.
“We’ve got to go behind there and figure some things out.”
Wilson Chandler and Ty Lawson combined 19 points any for Denver, that had 6 double-digit scorers, while Harrison Barnes led a Warriors with 23 points, Jarrett Jack combined 20 and Klay Thompson netted 19.
“They were a some-more earthy team. They were a aggressor,” Jackson said.
“They harm us in a initial half. They scored in a paint. They done us compensate for a turnovers. It wasn’t magic. They outplayed us.”
Curry scored usually 15 points on 7-of-19 sharpened and after a diversion Jackson complained that a Nuggets were perplexing to harm him on purpose.
“They attempted to send hitmen on Steph,” Jackson said.
“There were some unwashed plays early. We went adult 3-1 (in a series) personification hard, physical, purify basketball – not perplexing to harm anybody.”
Jackson pronounced a shade set during a giveaway chuck line in a initial half was a bid to harm Curry’s ankle and hinted that someone in a Nuggets’ stay was revelation him there was an vigilant to injure.
“I’ve got inside information,” Jackson said.
“Some people don’t like that kind of basketball. Let everybody leave here healthy. That’s not good basketball.”
Iguodala pronounced he felt he took a hardest strike in a array progressing when Australian centre Bogut ran into him and combined that a Warriors started a bumping in a series.
“They kind of brought a physicality to a array and we stopped being a receivers and started bringing some of that back,” Iguodala said.
“But as for a inexpensive shots, we don’t acquit that. That’s not in my game.”
Asked about a fouls, Golden State’s Jack pronounced only, “It felt like good defence. We’re a battle-tested bunch. Nothing can get us out of a rhythm.”