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Watch the Warriors hurt the Nuggets by setting high double screens for Stephen Curry who uses his gravity to get himself and other players open. Co-starring Nick Young, Jordan Bell and Draymond Green, with a flashback to Andrew Bogut days. Video from the Jan 8 2018 Nuggets-Warriors game.

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GSOM’s own Justin Mak wrote:

The third quarter saw the Warriors’ lead get chewed through as the Nuggets and Jokic refused to let them break away. They would finally even the score and essentially reset the game.

But Stephen Curry pulled out all the stops again to almost single-handedly rebuild a double digit lead for the Warriors, scoring 13 points in the quarter with three 3-pointers — including another one of those patented “deeper than your drum-circle poetry slam” treys.

Today let’s take a quick look at a play the Warriors ran a few times with different personnel.

Watch the Warriors hurt the Nuggets by setting high double screens for Stephen Curry who uses his gravity to get himself and other players open. Co-starring Nick Young, Jordan Bell and Draymond Green, with a flashback to Andrew Bogut days.

When Nick Young is a screener, he’s lethal popping out after setting the screen. But what does Jordan Bell do when he’s far from the basket with the ball and with two men chasing Curry?

Steph Gets High Double Screens

Watch the Warriors hurt the Nuggets by setting high double screens for Stephen Curry who uses his gravity to get himself and other players open. Co-starring Nick Young, Jordan Bell and Draymond Green, with a flashback to Andrew Bogut days.

Posted by Golden State of Mind on Tuesday, January 9, 2018

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