The snow gave way to sun by midday in Denver on Tuesday. The Golden State Warriors then brought rain into the forecast.
A downright downpour.

Playing without All-Star power forward David Lee, the Warriors went small and turned their shooters loose in Game 2 of their first-round playoff series against the Denver Nuggets.

The result was a deluge of 3s from Stephen Curry, Klay Thompson and Harrison Barnes as Golden State hit 14 shots from long range en route to a 131-117 victory over the Nuggets at Pepsi Center.

The victory evened the best-of-7 series 1-1, with Game 3 set for Friday night in Oakland.

“If we try to outshoot this team, we’re just crazy,” Nuggets coach George Karl said. “They’re probably the best shooting team in the NBA, maybe the best shooting team I’ve seen in the league for a long time.”

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