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Warriors upset with dirty play in loss to Nuggets

DENVER — Mark Jackson is standing up for his smooth-shooting guard who’s constantly getting knocked down. The Golden State Warriors coach believes Denver is targeting Stephen Curry and intentionally trying to hurt him. A push here. An elbow there. Anything to throw an already hobbled Curry off his game. That’s why Jackson was upset after the Nuggets beat the Warriors 107-100 in Game 5 on Tuesday night at Pepsi Center. Jackson felt some of the tactics employed by Denver were “dirty.” “We went up 3-1 playing hard, physical, clean basketball, not trying to hurt anybody,” said Jackson, whose team takes …

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