After Kevin Durant called the Nuggets an “elite” team at Tuesday morning’s shootaround and Stephen Curry countered by saying the high-stakes matchups that pitted the top two teams in the West against one another was a “big game” for the two-time defending champs, you had the feeling that tonight’s tilt was one the Warriors wanted and one they wanted badly.

You could say that again.

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Harrison Wind is the Denver Nuggets beat reporter for DNVR Nuggets. Hear him every day on the DNVR Nuggets Podcast. Follow Harrison on Twitter - @HarrisonWind