TIt’s the number 3 seed Golden State Warriors Comfortably defeated number 6 Denver Nuggets Saturday evening at Chase Center Jordan Paul He scored 30 points on his debut in postseason.
Stephen Curry He came off the bench for Golden State and went 0-5 from the field before getting his first bucket in the closing minutes of the second quarter. By that point, the Warriors were already 11 points ahead and with Curry’s hat-trick, Dubs finished the opening inning 18-4 to come close to breaking up by 11 points.
Warriors advance 20 points to start the fourth quarter
In the third frame, the Warriors beat the Nuggets by nine points and led by 20 points in the final clip. Paul continued his scoring attack to finish the game with 5 of 7 shots from outside the arc and a total of 9 of 13 from the ground.
nuggets coach Michael Malone He finally ceded the white flag and cleared the bench just over three minutes before play. Nikola Jokic He finished the night with 25 points and 10 rebounds, and Will Barton He added 24 points.
While only two Nuggets hit double digits in scoring, five Warriors scored over 10 points. In fact, of the 14 Golden State players who earned minutes in the first game, only Andre Iguodala Failed to get bucket.
Curry will probably start Game 2
Curry played in his first game since being injured late in the season. He missed 12 games and had to shake off Rust, but ended up scoring 16 points Klay Thompson 19 added with five brands of depth.
Andrew Wiggins Also scored 16 and Draymond Green Put 12 points with a few dipped highlight points and a pointer 3. Game 2 of the first round of the NBA Playoffs is scheduled to begin Monday, April 18 at 7:00 PM PT at Chase Center, and Curry will likely start that contest .