Skip navigation
Sign up to follow your favorites on all your devices.
Sign up

Warriors grandstand in Game 2 demolishing of Nuggets

Stephen Curry in 2022 NBA Playoffs - Denver Nuggets v Golden State Warriors

SAN FRANCISCO, CA - APRIL 18: Stephen Curry #30 of the Golden State Warriors celebrates during Round 1 Game 2 of the 2022 NBA Playoffs on April 18, 2022 at Chase Center in San Francisco, California. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this photograph, user is consenting to the terms and conditions of Getty Images License Agreement. Mandatory Copyright Notice: Copyright 2022 NBAE (Photo by Noah Graham/NBAE via Getty Images)

NBAE via Getty Images

For the Warriors, celebration.

For the Nuggets, aggravation.

Golden State had so much fun in its 126-106 Game 2 win Monday, taking a 2-0 lead in the first-round series. Denver, which hosts Game 3 Thursday.... not so much.

Stephen Curry (who scored 34 points off the bench and looked much more agile than Game 1) shimmied:

Jordan Poole (whos scored 29 points and dished eight assists) converted a four-point play:

Then Curry converted his own four-point play:

Poole held his stroke a loooong time:

Poole also made a step-back 3-pointer with his move starting barely outside the paint:

Draymond Green blew kisses:

Green also imitated Nikola Jokic (who led the Nuggets with 26 points and 11 rebounds):

Jokic was in a bad mood after getting blocked then slapped on the rear end by Gary Payton II:

Though not as bad a mood as DeMarcus Cousins and Will Barton, who got into it during a timeout:

Eventually, Jokic got ejected: