Tip-Off for 4/24/13 (featuring Cedric the Entertainer): Steph Curry and the Golden State Warriors shoot themselves back into the series; defeat Denver Nuggets 131-117

Posted in Blogroll on April 24th, 2013 by Ron Glover

(David Zalubowski/AP)

Golden State Warriors forward Harrison Barnes, front, goes up for a reverse dunk past Denver Nuggets forward Anthony Randolph in the fourth quarter of the Warriors' 131-117 victory in Game 2 of the teams' NBA first-round playoff series in Denver on Tuesday, April 23, 2013. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski)

Bad News Barnes: Harrison Barnes’ reverse dunk was the highlight of the Warriors Game 2 victory.

The Golden State Warriors shot a blistering 65 percent from the field and 56 percent from beyond the arc in their Game 2 victory over the Denver Nuggets. Denver — who is one of the NBA’s best defensive teams, was torched for 105 points over the final three quarters. The best of seven series is even at one game apiece.

Golden State was without leading rebounder David Lee — who is out for the series. Rookie Harrison Barnes pick up some of the offensive slack — scoring 24 points, including 17 in the second half.

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