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Going into Saturday’s game, the Golden State Warriors (7-3) looked to put a stamp on an undefeated road trip.

They wound up doing that and more, beating the Denver Nuggets (5-5) 127-108.

After struggling from the three-point line to start the season, Warriors forward Draymond Green started the contest making his first three from beyond the arc on his way to a near triple-double (15 points, 8 assists, 7 rebounds).

Can’t ask for a better shot for Draymond to open the game pic.twitter.com/YrkwrjRyEL

— Drew Shiller (@DrewShiller) November 5, 2017

Golden State guard Klay Thompson added to Green’s hot start, making six three-pointers in the first half, finishing with 15 points.

Why they act like they forget about Klay? 👌👌👌 pic.twitter.com/fPlCsD3rad

— Warriors on NBCS (@NBCSWarriors) November 5, 2017

Steph to Klay 👀 pic.twitter.com/8jhL390mqZ

— Warriors on NBCS (@NBCSWarriors) November 5, 2017

Thompson’s typical hot shooting night caused some to inquire the reasoning behind this particular night.

Klay on fire after an off-day in Denver?… pic.twitter.com/u4CBRfX7Xr

— warriorsworld (@warriorsworld) November 5, 2017

Despite the hot start from their two-star players, the Warriors struggled to start the second quarter, surrendering a 21-3 run to start the period, even falling behind 43-47, prompting some to question the reason behind the collapse.

This is the battle. Nuggets on a back to back, Warriors only weakness, such as it is, is transition defense. https://t.co/o9hzDLL2fo

— Hardwood Paroxysm (@HPbasketball) November 5, 2017

Mike Malone has told his players this about the Warriors: “They’ll let you get back in the game.” And here we are. Warriors up 36-33

— Mark Medina (@MarkG_Medina) November 5, 2017

What a horrific quarter. Dubs just can’t seem to build on momentum yet. #LetsGoWarriorsLive

— LetsGoWarriors👌💛💙 (@LetsGoWarriors) November 5, 2017

A silver lining in the Warriors’ second-quarter play was the performance of center JaVale McGee, who scored 11 points in the game, but none better than this putback.

Steph Curry with the fake shot pass to Javale McGee pic.twitter.com/iOiIP9K9D9

— The Render (@TheRenderNBA) November 5, 2017

JaVale getting Warriors JaVale buckets.

— Hardwood Paroxysm (@HPbasketball) November 5, 2017

In addition to McGee’s exploits, Warriors forward Kevin Durant helped right the ship, scoring 15 first-half points, helping not only erase the Nuggets brief lead but push the …read more

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Warriors Rewind: How they took down Denver 127-108 to cap perfect trip

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