The Warriors in their season opener beat the Los Angeles Lakers by 14 points, and led by as many as 27. The Denver Nuggets in their opener suffered a shocking upset loss to the Utah Jazz, losing by 21 points.

Brown made his first three shots and finished with 20 points, including a tough mid-range bucket a crucial 3-pointer and a fast-break dunk that put the Nuggets up three with 13 seconds left.

So naturally it was the Warriors who came out and found themselves in a major first-half hole against the Denver Nuggets on Friday night at Chase Center, trailing by 18 points as they went back to the locker room at halftime.

Jordan Poole made a backcourt steal from Bones Hyland and scored 14.7 seconds left to get Golden State within 124-123 then Bruce Brown dunked immediately.

The Warriors had another chance and Klay Thompson missed a potential tying 3 from the top with 9.3 seconds left.

Golden State debuted revamped “Run TMC” blue jerseys to celebrate the 30th anniversary of Hall of Famer Chris Mullin’s gold medal with The Dream Team at the 1992 Olympics.

These two teams are sure to be atop the Western Conference standings all season long. Last season, the Warriors were 1-3 against the Nuggets in the regular season, but beat them in five games to open the postseason.

The score was all tied up at 20 points apiece when Green was forced to sit in the first quarter thanks to having two fouls. He didn't return until the 6:40 mark of the second quarter, and the Warriors were down 52-41.