Klay Thompson initially hoped extension done b4 USA camp, but source says "he's honored to play for USA & not thinking about anything else"
Yahoo! Sports "Klay Thompson is confident he will still be with the Golden State Warriors next season amid the Kevin Love trade talk. The Warriors have spoken with the Minnesota Timberwolves about acquiring Love, but also have strong competition from the Cleveland Cavaliers, Chicago Bulls, Boston Celtics and..." July 28
Bloomberg "The National Basketball Association players’ union spent about $5.42 million on the internal audit that resulted in the firing of Executive Director Billy Hunter, according to public records. The union spent $5,421,965 on matters pertaining to what it labeled NBPA Internal Review &..." July 23
Yahoo! Sports "The NBA warned a touring group of its stars that they could face financial fines for participating in clinics in Manila, Philippines, that include short scrimmages and games of "H-O-R-S-E," league sources told Yahoo Sports. Several NBA stars, including Blake Griffin, James Harden, Kawhi Leonard..." July 22
In a deal agreed to last week, #Warriors today announce official signing of 6-6 wing Brandon Rush.
San Jose Mercury News "The Warriors have an interesting decision to make on 2013 first-round pick Nemanja Nedovic, who did not exactly inspire gushing reviews through the team’s Las Vegas Summer League run, which just ended yesterday. It’s certainly not a Kevin Love/Klay Thompson level decision; just one of those..." July 20
USA Today "Kevin Love and Stephen Curry will be teammates soon enough, but not in the sense that so many have expected. The Minnesota Timberwolves forward who wants to wear a new jersey will suit up for Team USA later this month, as will the Golden State Warriors point guard whose team has been debating..." July 20
CBSSports.com "The Golden State Warriors have reportedly said time and again that they want to keep Klay Thompson and not include him in a potential deal for Kevin Love. If they do keep Thompson, it looks like it's going to cost them a whole lot. From USA Today: The Thompson debate doesn't stop with the..." July 20
Not to burst Cavs fans bubble but if Warriors are willing to include Thompson that trumps Cavs. Wolves prefer Klay bc more ready per source.
Basketball Insiders "According to a source with knowledge of the situation the Golden State Warriors are increasing their efforts to land Minnesota Timberwolves All-Star forward Kevin Love. Love has recently been linked to trade talks with the Cleveland Cavaliers. LeBron James has even reached out and voiced his..." July 18
Reports.. Staff and personnel of the Warriors Organization are becoming frustrated in Kerr's un-willingness to deal Klay Thompson
SB Nation "The NBA Commissioner met with reporters on Tuesday in Las Vegas to discuss potential changes to the association. Adam Silver had some bold new ideas for the crowd of reporters waiting for him on Tuesday at the Las Vegas Summer League, including one that has several scratching their heads -- a..." July 16
Hoops Rumors "The Warriors and Brandon Rush have reached agreement on a two-year deal with a player option for the final season, reports Adrian Wojnarowski of Yahoo! Sports (Twitter links). It’ll be worth a total of $2.5MM, a source tells Shams Charania of RealGM (Twitter link). The precise value is most likely..." July 16
The Wall Street Journal "Could there be a better time for the NBA to be looking to negotiate a TV deal? The league just enjoyed a fantastic playoff season, capped off be a marquee Finals matchup. Then its biggest sports star, LeBron James, captivated millions across the globe with his intriguing free agency run that led..." July 15
Real GM Basketball "Baron Davis has been training and hopes to make a return to the NBA this season. Davis said the Los Angeles Clippers and Golden State Warriors would be the best fits and that he could play 15 to 20 minutes per game." July 15
San Francisco Chronicle "Warriors David Lee was omitted from the 19-man roster of participants for Team USA training released Monday, because the power forward had surgery to repair a core muscle in his pelvic area. The Warriors consider the injury to very minor and expect Lee to be fully recovered by early August." July 14
Oakland Tribune "Warriors coach Steve Kerr has yet to get together with forward David Lee after several meetings were postponed, including the forward's trip to Las Vegas. But the two have spoken several times, with Kerr early on having talked to both Lee and Klay Thompson about their names surfacing in trade..." July 13
Andre Iguodala will not participate in Team USA due to knee.
The Shaun Livingston signing is now official.
Steve Blake's deal with Portland is a two-year, $4.2 million deal with a player option for year two, league source says.
Atlanta Journal-Constitution "The NBA announced that the salary cap for the 2014-15 season will be an all-time high of $63.065 million, an increase by 7.5 percent. The tax level for the season will be $76.829 million, an increase of 7.1 percent. The minimum team salary, which is set at 90 percent of the cap, is $56.759..." July 10
CSN Bay Area "The Wait for Festus, expanded from six months to nine, and then to 13, continues. Festus Ezeli, confirmed Monday morning to be on the Warriors Summer League roster, was directed back to the sidelines on Monday night. The 6-foot-11 center, who spent the season rehabbing his surgically..." July 09
Due to their guard logjam & payroll, Warriors are willing to help their free agent guard Jordan Crawford with sign and trade, a source said.
Ws could've dealt HBarnes to Orl for Arron Afflalo + future 1st, source says. Passed. AA would've eased losing Klay in KLove deal.
Lakers free agent G Kent Bazemore is receiving interest from BOS (meeting), SA (meeting), ATL, HOU, UTAH, GS, LAL, PHX, DAL, a source said.
CSN Bay Area "On Tuesday evening, Luke Walton was reportedly finalizing an agreement to become an assistant coach with the Warriors. On Thursday afternoon, he confirmed the news to 95.7 The Game. "Coach Kerr and myself started talking a couple weeks back," Walton told Damon Bruce, "And he offered the job..." July 04
Lakers free agent guard Kent Bazemore still lives in the Bay Area & worked at Stephen Curry's elite camp this week, but has not met with GS.
Golden State has reached an agreement with Nets free agent guard Shaun Livingston, league sources tell Yahoo Sports.
Luke Walton is finalizing an agreement with Golden State to become an assistant coach, league sources tell Yahoo Sports.
Free agent Spencer Hawes met w/ Warriors' GM Bob Myers in LA, who has trade exception to use; meeting with Doc Rivers shortly, sources say.
San Jose Mercury News "No matter what happens with the still-in-the-air Kevin Love trade talks, the Warriors will be making a back-up point guard high priority. Even if they get Love, which still can happen (and could get more likely if competing offers don’t improve), the Warriors still need someone behind Stephen..." July 01
First calls into Pau Gasol tonight came from Lakers, Bulls, Mavs and Warriors
As expected, the Warriors will let G Jordan Crawford become an unrestricted free agent after deciding not to extend him a qualifying offer.
Golden State's Steve Kerr is discussing an assistant coaching job on his staff with Luke Walton, league sources tell Yahoo Sports.
Oakland Tribune "The Warriors' Andre Iguodala is recruiting former University of Arizona teammate Channing Frye to Golden State, where the free agent-to-be could fit in as a jump-shooting big man. Frye, 31, shot 37 percent from 3-point range in what could be his final season for the Phoenix Suns after he..." June 27
PSD Staff Thursday night's draft should be one of the best in recent memory. But more importantly, the draft day rumors should be flying around all day long with dozens of teams looking to move up into the lottery positions. Buckle up! June 26
ESPN.com "The Minnesota Timberwolves and Golden State Warriors continue to discuss a Kevin Love trade, though the odds remain against a deal materializing in conjunction with Thursday night's NBA draft, according to sources close to the process. Sources told ESPN.com that the teams have resumed dialogue..." June 26
Real GM Basketball "Andre Iguodala believes the Golden State Warriors should not include Klay Thompson in a trade for Kevin Love. “That’s not going to happen,” Iguodala said on Sirius XM on Thursday. “I want to clear that up right now. We should not trade Klay Thompson. “I tell Klay this every day. I text Klay and..." June 26
USA Today "As we've learned so many times before this time of year, trade talks are often dead until they're not dead. They always seem to have this wild way of coming back from the grave, like some sort of NBA version of The Walking Dead where general managers rise up and grab their cell phones just in time..." June 24
Sources: KLove deal to Warriors is dead. Love "unlikely" now to be dealt before draft.
CBSSports.com "Ron Adams accepted an offer to join Steve Kerr's coaching staff with the Golden State Warriors on Sunday, as first reported by the Boston Globe's Baxter Holmes. He had two years left on his contract an assistant coach with the Boston Celtics, but the team allowed him to interview with the Warriors..." June 23
As stretch four with big role in Suns' surprising season, Frye said to be on radar of both Warriors & Cavs if he indeed opts for free agency
To add to the @ESPNSteinLine report, I've also heard that Steve Kerr and Jerry West are strong advocates of keeping Klay Thompson...
ESPN New York "Do the Golden State Warriors have interest in Tyson Chandler? The Warriors struggled to deal with the void left by injured big man Andrew Bogut in this year's playoffs. In light of those struggles, Golden State recognizes a need to acquire a big man this summer, according to ESPN’s Stephen A...." June 22
ESPN.com "The Golden State Warriors have hit an impasse in their trade pursuit of All-Star forward Kevin Love due to what is being described as an "organizational split" on the willingness to part with prized shooting guard Klay Thompson, according to sources close to the process. After it appeared that..." June 22
Fox Sports West "The Lakers have been in discussions to acquire Golden State Warriors guard Klay Thompson for the seventh pick in next week's draft, The Times has learned. The deal would be part of a larger three-way trade that sends Minnesota All-Star Kevin Love to the Warriors. The Lakers are interested but..." June 21
San Francisco Chronicle "The Warriors held a news conference Friday afternoon, but not to announce a trade for Minnesota power forward Kevin Love. This thing was arranged a while back, to give reporters a chance to talk to Golden State general manager Bob Myers about next week's NBA draft - even though the Warriors..." June 21