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Game Links #R1G3: Golden State Warriors 110 vs Denver Nuggets 108 - Traps? Physical defense? 13pt deficit? That's not stopping us!

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Warriors: Golden State of Mind
Recap: Recap: Warriors Magically Top Nuggets 110-108
Postgame: Post game parrrrrrrrty - Keep the ROAR going!
Game thread 2: Second half game thread: Golden State Warriors vs. Denver Nuggets at Roaracle (1430+ comments)
Game thread 1: Golden State Warriors vs Denver Nuggets Game 3 PLAYOFF Community Live Blog: Too hot for 680! (920+ comments)
Preview: Golden State Warriors vs Denver Nuggets Game 3 PLAYOFF Preview: Welcome to the Roaracle!

Nuggets: Denver Stiffs
Recap: Nuggets at Warriors Game 3 recap: Where the Nuggets play better but finish worse
Postgame: Nuggets at Warriors Game 3: Post game thread
Game thread 2: Nuggets at Warriors Game 3: 2nd half thread
Game thread 1: Nuggets at Warriors Game 3: 1st half thread
Preview: Nuggets at Warriors Game 3 preview: A confederacy of exaggerations


Associated Press: Curry leads Warriors past Denver in Game 3 | Photo Gallery
Sports Network: Warriors edge Nuggets, take series lead
Rusty Simmons: First Round, Game 3: Warriors 110, Denver 108
Rusty Simmons: Curry, Bogut lead Warriors over Nuggets
Monte Poole: Poole: Warriors fans roar while team roars back to win
Marcus Thompson II: Golden State Warriors win Game 3, take control of series
Marcus Thompson II: Golden State Warriors hang on, take 2-1 lead in series
Marcus Thompson II: Golden State Warriors notebook: Warriors survive a rash of turnovers
Ray Ratto: Instant Replay: Warriors survive, take 2-1 series lead
Carl Steward: Jarrett Jack has shaky moments but helps Golden State Warriors beat Denver Nuggets
Feltbot: The Curry Adjustment: Warriors 110 Nuggets 108 — Game 3
Adam Lauridsen: At the Margin (Warriors 110, Nuggets 108)

Pregame News

- Notes from shootaround.
Rusty Simmons: Pregame notes: Game 3 GSW vs. DEN — Jack on Curry: “He’s playing; he’s playing”

- An interview with ESPN's Jon Barry about the Warriors and this game.
Rusty Simmons: Pregame notes: Game 3 GSW vs. DEN — Barry: Oracle is the best “atmosphere in the game during the playoffs”

- MT2 had a brief conversation with ESPN analyst Bruce Bowen.
Marcus Thompson II: Bruce Bowen Explains How He Would Defend Stephen Curry

- Previews of the game.
Adam Lauridsen: Game 3: Will the Warriors Make the Nuggets Homesick?
Matt Steinmetz: Nuggets-Warriors Game 3 preview

- If we need a Game 6, tickets will go on sale on Monday, Apr 29. Warriors Individual Tickets For Game 6 Of The Playoffs, Presented By Kaiser Permanente, Available During Exclusive Presale Event At 9:00 A.M. Monday, April 29

Pregame Videos

- KNBR, 95.7 FM Audio
23:51 min: KNBR: Jerry West with Gary and Larry
8:42 min: 95.7 FM: Mitch Richmond on The Wheelhouse

Matt Steinmetz: Multiple thoughts before Game 3.

Mark Jackson at shootaround.

Jarrett Jack at shootaround.

Time lapse: Setting up for Game 3.

- A video chat between MT2, Monte Pool, and the Denver Post's Benjamin Hochman about the game.
Marcus Thompson II: NBA playoffs: Golden State Warriors vs. Denver Nuggets, Game 3 preview

Mark Jackson pregame interview, by dreamleague.

Warriors Player Intros vs Nuggets Game 3 2013 NBA, by dreamleague.

Warriors Pre-Game Playoff Player Intros - 4/26/13, by GoldenStateWarriors.

Warriors Intro 2013 NBA Playoffs First Round Game 3, by BASportsGuy.

Warriors v. Nuggets 4/26. Player intros, by Saam Esfandiari.

Postgame News

- No postgame news.

Postgame Videos

Oracle arena chants Warriors, by dreamleague.

Ric Bucher interviews Harrison Barnes right after the game.

Mark Jackson at the podium.

Stephen Curry at the podium.

Jarrett Jack at the podium.

Andrew Bogut in the locker room.

Klay Thompson in the locker room.

Draymond Green in the locker room.

More Draymond Green in the locker room.

Even more Draymond Green in the locker room.

Festus Ezeli in the locker room.

CSN higlights, recap.

Warriors TV game wrap.

Highlights by gumbywithpokey, part 1.

Highlights by gumbywithpokey, part 2.

- Recap and highlights from's game page:
Jack to Bogut
Nuggets vs. Warriors
Press Pass: Mark Jackson (at the podium)
Press Pass: Jarrett Jack (at the podium)
Press Pass: Stephen Curry (at the podium)
Nuggets vs. Warriors: Game 4 Preview (by NBATV)

- Postgame quotes and stuff from recap
Photo Gallery

Warriors vs. Nuggets: Postgame Interviews (4/26/13) by Warriors
Mark Jackson
On the crowd tonight:
“The crowd was off the chart. There’s nothing like something being as good as advertised. They were loud. They were consistent and we fed off of them even when we didn’t match their intensity in the first half. The great thing about it is that when you are a part of an environment like this, you want more. It was a great job by the fans and I’m awfully proud of our guys.”

On his team getting their edge back:
“We never lost it. We struggled, we’re a young basketball team and we certainly struggled. We lost five or six in a row. One thing I did after losing six in a row is I had my video guys take each player and ask them about making the playoffs and being successful. Because it’s easier to answer that question after winning six or seven in a row, but not when you’re facing adversity. We struggled at times, but we’re a team that works extremely hard, we’re tied together, we compete, and we’re a defensive minded team. When you make defense your primary focus, you’re going to be in ball games. That’s what happened, especially in that second half which was a thing of beauty. We gave up 42 second half points because we locked in and we competed.”

On being a young team:
“We are a young basketball team. This is a new experience for us and we’re going to make mistakes during the process. Turnovers, five second violations, carelessness, bad shots, what we went through last year and during the course of this year has put us in position to finish ball games. There was a point in time where if we did not score on the last possession or turn the ball over on a five second violation, where we would panic. We got into the huddle we said ‘this is how we win ball games, on the defensive end. Let’s go get a stop.’ I’m so proud of my guys because at that time, I’ve been a part of teams that are pointing the finger and panicking, wondering who made the mistake. My guys, without saying a word, said ‘Let’s get a stop.’ It was a big time win for us.”

On Draymond Green:
“I’m so glad for him because people probably thought I was crazy for putting him in down the stretch in Game 1 to guard Andre Miller. Andre Miller is a big time player and made a big time play. Like I said after that game, Draymond Green is a competitor. We’re going to trust him. He has an incredible IQ for the game of basketball. He battles, he competes and I thought he gave us great energy, he rebounded and defended. He’s the type of guy whose energy and effort is contagious and he gave us a spark.”
Stephen Curry
On the playoff crowd being a factor:
“A little on defense a couple of times when we were trying to brace for a pick-and-roll. Our bigs do a good job of being vocal and loud but after an offensive basket or something that might happen to get the crowd going it was tough to hear. We had some miscommunications at times but we got better as the game went on adjusting to the atmosphere and I think it showed in the second half once we started to pick up defensively.”

On how his ankle feels:
“It feels good. I’m just thankful to be able to get through the game without having any incidents so I’ll continue my treatment and hopefully it will feel even better come Sunday.”

On being able to make adjustments:
“After three games you’ve got a good feeling of what adjustments or what they might throw at you. We’ve seen a lot of different looks from trapping us when we come to half court to switching pick-and-rolls, to almost every look on defense you can think of. We’ve just got to make the right plays and not turn the ball over is the best thing for us to do to try to continue this lead in the series. They’re a great fast break team. If you give them fast break baskets they show you how lethal they can be.”

On skipping practices:
“We’ll see how I feel tomorrow. It might be the case. I’ve done that in the past where you have a game every other day and you stay locked in to adjustments. Mentally you do what you have to do to rest your body. You feel 100 percent for the next game but it all depends on how I feel tomorrow and we’ll make that decision.”


- No interesting notes tonight.

What's next?

- OK, you know those turnovers? Like dribbling it off your foot, or that 5 second violation? CUT THAT OUT!!! Because we're back at the ROARacle on Sunday with a chance to take a commanding lead, just like 2007. Note the 6:30pm start time.

Day Date Time Opponent TV Radio
Sun Apr 28 6:30 PM Nuggets CSNBayarea TNT KNBR 680
Tue Apr 30 TBD @Nuggets CSNBayarea TBD TBD
Thu May 2 TBD Nuggets CSNBayarea TBD TBD
Sat May 4 TBD @Nuggets CSNBayarea TBD TBD

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