What bit the Warriors on Saturday was two of their three best players having subpar games and a playoff-rookie mistake at the worst possible time.
It will be the playoff debut for many young Warriors players on Saturday and how they respond to the challenge will be key.
Matt Steinmetz believes that the ball handling, decision making, and three-point efficiency of Stephen Curry and Klay Thompson are key to the Warriors' chances of upsetting the Nuggets.
With a chance to beat the Lakers on Friday night, Carl Landry took the last shot, not Stephen Curry, who had 47 points in the game. Was this the right call?