Score Strip

  1. League: NBA
  2. Indiana vs. Orlando
    Final
    101 IND
    86 ORL
  3. Chicago vs. Charlotte
    Final OT
    86 CHI
    91 CHA
  4. Washington vs. Boston
    Final
    118 WAS
    102 BOS
  5. Houston vs. New Orleans
    Final
    100 HOU
    105 NO
  6. Brooklyn vs. Cleveland
    Final
    85 BKN
    114 CLE
  7. Philadelphia vs. Miami
    Final
    100 PHI
    87 MIA
  8. Atlanta vs. Milwaukee
    Final
    111 ATL
    103 MIL
  9. Utah vs. Minnesota
    Final 2OT
    136 UTA
    130 MIN
  10. Toronto vs. New York
    Final
    92 TOR
    95 NY
  11. LA Lakers vs. San Antonio
    Final
    113 LAL
    100 SA
  12. Detroit vs. Oklahoma City
    Final
    111 DET
    112 OKC
  13. Dallas vs. Memphis
    Final OT
    105 DAL
    106 MEM
  14. Golden State vs. Denver
    Final
    116 GS
    112 DEN
  15. LA Clippers vs. Portland
    Final
    104 LAC
    110 POR
  16. Phoenix vs. Sacramento
    Final
    104 PHO
    99 SAC
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Ball Don't Lie

Stephen Curry gets into it with fan after final buzzer of Warriors’ loss to Nuggets (Video)

Dan Devine
Ball Don't Lie

The Denver Nuggets staved off elimination on Tuesday night, beating the Golden State Warriors 107-100 to extend their best-of-seven first-round series to a sixth game. It was a frustrating night for Warriors sharpshooter Stephen Curry, who came into Game 5 on an absolutely torrid run over his past three games (30 points per game on 55.4 percent shooting from the field and a 14-for-28 mark from 3-point land) but struggled at the Pepsi Center, missing 12 of his 19 shots and six of his seven long balls en route to a sluggish 15-point, eight-assist, four-rebound outing.

The frustration appeared to boil over when Curry exited the floor after the final buzzer, as TNT's cameras caught the star point guard stopping his egress to confront a heckling fan seated next to the tunnel through which the players travel to the locker room:

Asked after the game what transpired as he walked off the court, Curry offered this response:

It looks like it was at least a little more than that, but how much more is unclear. That was something of a trend in the aftermath of Game 5, as players and coaches from both sides made postgame statements (some veiled and some direct) charging their opposition with dirty play. All that rancor sure seems to set the stage for a barn-burner of a Game 6, scheduled for Thursday night at the raucous Oracle Arena in Oakland.

If the clip above isn't rocking for you, feel free to check the verbal sparring out elsewhere, thanks to @cjzero. Hat-tip to Tom Read of the Believe the Hype NBA Podcast.

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