You can be the judge on this one — but I’d expect very few people outside of Denver to side with anyone aside from Mark Jackson and his Golden State Warriors.
The Denver Nuggets toughened things up in their 107-100 victory over Golden State last night — toughened to the point that Jackson told the media afterward that he had been tipped off by someone on the Nuggets that there would be some rough stuff coming.
The play that particularly galled Jackson came when it appeared Kenneth Faried tried to stick a leg out and trip Curry, whose ankles are notoriously delicate and injury prone.
“The screen on Curry by the foul line is a shot at his ankle, clearly,” Jackson said. “That can’t be debated. I’ve got inside information that some people don’t like that brand of basketball, and they clearly didn’t co-sign it. So they wanted to let me know that they had no parts in what was taking place.”
Here is the play in question: