The Golden St Warriors will look to rebound off a tough loss as they face the Denver Nuggets in game two of the best of seven playoff series in an NBA pro basketball game on Tuesday night. Tip off time from Denver is scheduled for 10:30PM Eastern Time with national television coverage provided by TNT.
The NBA odds from this playoff game have the home team Denver Nuggets favored by -8 points with an over under line of 207 points. There has been no line movement since the odds were released a few hours ago.
The Warriors fell behind 0-1 in this best of seven playoff series after a 97-95 road defeat to the Denver Nuggets as a +8 point road underdog. The game finished under the total.
Golden St had a bad third quarter coming out of the halftime break as they get outscored by the Nuggets 27-16 in defeat. The Warriors shot 41.3% in the loss and made 8 of 22 three pointers. They fail to take advantage of a plus ten rebounding edge by committing 18 turnovers. Klay Thompson led Golden St with 22 points on 10 of 19 shooting. Stephen Curry scored 19 points and dished out nine assists as he made 7 of his 20 shots. It was terrible news for Golden St as they suffer a season ending hip flexor injury to forward David Lee a vital piece for the Warriors cause. Lee had 14 rebounds for the Warriors in game one and averaged 18.5 points and 11.2 boards this season.
The Nuggets shot 44.7% from the floor in their win. Their two flaws nearly cost Denver the game as they make just 3 of 16 free throws and missed 10 of 28 free throws. Andrew Miller came off the bench for 28 points and five assists as he made 11 of his 16 shots. Miller made the drive late in the game and sank the game winning late up with a second on the clock to earn the win. Denver is 25th in the league from three point range and the third worst free throw shooting team in basketball. Those two areas nearly cost the Nuggets the game on Saturday.