The Nuggets have released the schedule for the Warriors vs. Nuggets series. It looks like Altitude will be an option to the national coverage through, at least, the first four games of the first round The first game will take place in Denver, CO at the Pepsi Center on April 20th at 3:30 p.m. MT. Here is the full schedule:

Game 1 – Sat April 20, Golden State at Denver, 3:30PM, ESPN/Altitude
Game 2 – Tue April 23, Golden State at Denver, 8:30PM, TNT/ALT
Game 3 – Fri April 26, Denver at Golden State, 8:30PM, ESPN2/ALT
Game 4 – Sun April 28, Denver at Golden State, 7:30PM, TNT/ALT
Game 5 – Tue April 30, Golden State at Denver, TBD, TBD
Game 6 – Thu May 2, Denver at Golden State, TBD, TBD
Game 7 – Sat May 4, Golden State at Denver, TBD, TBD

This is going to be a high-flying and fast-paced series. The pace of this series will be one that favors the Nuggets or, at least, is right up George Karl’s alley. How will the Nuggets cover Stephen Curry? How much time will Andre Iguodala spend on the pure shooting guard? We should have more answers from Karl and the Nuggets tomorrow after practice.

Karl spoke about not wanting to do too much to throw his players off their normal routines. He spoke about wanting to watch film on Golden State (or Houston, at the time) with his players and run through some things, but I got the sense that he didn't want to over-prepare and put too much information into his guys' heads. After-all, this team won 57 games — they are doing things the right way.

Will Kenneth Faried be ready to go for Game 1 on Saturday? According to Les Shapiro, Faried may not be made available to play until …

<blockquote class=”twitter-tweet”><p>Kenneth Faried day-to-day. I asked if he could be avail. by Game 2 (Monday?). Told very possible by mid-to-late first round. @<a href=””>1023espn</a> <a href=””>#nba</a></p>&mdash; Les Shapiro (@LesShapiro) <a href=”″>April 18, 2013</a></blockquote>

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Again, we'll hear more from Faried and the Nuggets tomorrow after practice.

Get excited!

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