Best-Of-Seven Game Series Begins In Denver On Saturday; First Home Game At Oracle Arena Set For April 26
After opening the series with two games on the road, the Warriors will return to Oracle Arena to host Game 3 on Friday, April 26 at 7:30 p.m. and Game 4 on Sunday, April 28 at 6:30 p.m. before the series returns to Denver for Game 5, if necessary, on Tuesday, April 30. Should the series extend to six games, Golden State will host Game 6 at Oracle Arena on Thursday, May 2.
Golden State completed the 2012-13 regular-season tonight with a 99-88 victory at Portland, finishing the campaign with a 47-35 (.573) record – which marks the team’s second-highest win total since 1994. After finishing last season with a 23-43 (.348) record, the Warriors posted the second-highest winning percentage improvement in the NBA this season (+.225).
The Warriors return to the Playoffs for the first time since 2007, when the club advanced to the Second Round by beating the top-seeded Dallas Mavericks in six games (4-2).
Below is the schedule for the First Round series between the Golden State Warriors and Denver Nuggets:
|GAME||DAY, DATE||TIME (PDT)||LOCATION||LOCAL TV||RADIO|
|Game 1||Saturday, April 20||2:30 p.m.||Pepsi Center – Denver, CO||CSN (HD)||KNBR 1050|
|Game 2||Tuesday, April 23||7:30 p.m.||Pepsi Center – Denver, CO||CSN (HD)||KNBR 1050|
|Game 3||Friday, April 26||7:30 p.m.||Oracle Arena – Oakland, CA||CSN (HD)||KNBR 1080|
|Game 4||Sunday, April 28||6:30 p.m.||Oracle Arena – Oakland, CA||CSN (HD)||KNBR 680|
|Game 5*||Tuesday, April 30||TBD||Pepsi Center – Denver, CO||TBD||TBD|
|Game 6*||Thursday, May 2||TBD||Oracle Arena – Oakland, CA||TBD||TBD|
|Game 7*||Saturday, May 4||TBD||Pepsi Center – Denver, CO||TBD||TBD|
Information on individual game tickets, as well as local TV/Radio broadcast information, for the First Round will be announced in the coming days.
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