NBA Playoffs: Warriors look to win series against Nuggets in Game 4


Golden State Warriors (53-29, third in Western Conference) vs. Denver Nuggets (48-34, sixth in Western Conference)

Denver; Sunday, 3:30 p.m. EDT

FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK RANGE: Nuggets -4; plus/minus is 224.5

WESTERN CONFERENCE FIRST ROUND: Warriors lead series 3-0

BOTTOM LINE: The Golden State Warriors are looking to win the series against the Denver Nuggets in Game 4 of the Western Conference First Round. The Warriors beat the Nuggets 118-113 in the final game. Jordan Poole led the Warriors with 27 points and Nikola Jokic led the Nuggets with 37 points.

The Nuggets are 29-23 in Western Conference games. Denver is third in the league with 27.8 assists per game. Jokic leads the Nuggets with an average of 7.9.

The Warriors went 33-19 against Western Conference opponents. Golden State is eighth in the Western Conference with 9.8 offensive rebounds per game led by Kevon Looney averaging 2.5.

TOP PERFORMERS: Jokic is averaging 27.1 points, 13.8 rebounds, 7.9 assists and 1.5 steals for the Nuggets. Will Barton is averaging 2.8 3-pointers in Denver’s last 10 games.

Stephen Curry is shooting 38.0 percent from beyond the arc with 4.5 3-pointers per game for the Warriors, while averaging 25.5 points, 5.2 rebounds and 6.3 assists. Poole is shooting 48.2 percent and averaging 26.1 points over Golden State’s last 10 games.

LAST 10 GAMES: Nuggets: 4-6, averaged 118.3 points, 44.1 rebounds, 28.4 assists, 7.2 steals and 3.5 blocks per game while shooting 50.1 percent from the field. Their opponents are averaging 121.9 points per game.

Warriors: 8-2, averaging 114.1 points, 41.9 rebounds, 28.7 assists, 7.1 steals and 5.5 blocks per game while shooting 49.9 percent from the field. Their opponents average 106.6 points.

INJURIES: Nuggets: Michael Porter Jr.: Out (back), Jamal Murray: Out (knee).

Warriors: James Wiseman: out for the season (knee).

Watch Game 4 of the Western Conference First Round at 12:30 p.m. PST on ABC7, followed by After The Game.

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