Warriors Rumors & News

  • Harden, Rockets outlast Warriors in double OT

    The Sports Xchange "OAKLAND, Calif. -- When asked before the Thursday game about the key to beating the Houston Rockets, Golden State Warriors coach Steve Kerr insisted his team must keep from fouling James Harden. Never in his wildest imagination could Kerr have envisioned how one foul on the Rockets standout..." December 02

  • Draymond after kicking Harden: Rockets deserved flagrant as well

    San Jose Mercury News "Let’s just say two things right off the bat: I totally understand the flagrant foul assessment on Draymond Green in double-overtime of the Warriors’ loss to Houston tonight, because it’s impossible to toss away his recent history with kicking out and striking opponents in sensitive areas, and..." December 02

  • Charles Barkley slams Warriors: 'I'm never gonna like that girly basketball'

    Deadspin "Charles Barkley’s role on Inside the NBA is to spout unfiltered takes and tell viewers how the NBA is stupid now because nobody punches each other. Occasionally he lays down a good take but, more often than not, he grumbles out crotchety opinions about back in the day and straddles the border..." December 02

  • Harden becomes Draymond's latest kicking victim

    USA Today "Draymond Green kicked someone — again. Late in the second overtime period of the Houston Rockets'132-127 victory over the Golden State Warriors, Green was fouled by James Harden but flung his leg up on the way down following a shot, catching Harden with a foot to the face. The play, which..." December 02

  • Efficient as ever, Kevin Durant on pace for historic season

    USA Today "Andre Iguodala, resident Golden State Warriors veteran and would-be analyst, isn’t one for platitudes. So when the 32-year-old whose career began alongside Allen Iverson in Philadelphia says that Kevin Durant is only going to get better in his new basketball home, it’s worth taking note. “KD..." December 01

  • Iman Shumpert on potential Cavs-Warriors Finals rematch: ‘We gon’ bust they a**’

    Larry Brown Sports "The juiciest rivalry in the NBA today just got another layer of intrigue. In an interview with Karizza Sanchez of Complex, Cleveland Cavaliers swingman Iman Shumpert was asked about Golden State Warriors forward Draymond Green’s recent trash talk regarding a potential NBA Finals rematch between..." November 30

  • Stephen Curry won't rule out signing with the Hornets in 2017

    CBS Sports "It would take an enormous mistake for the Golden State Warriors to allow Stephen Curry to walk this summer when he becomes an unrestricted free agent. Curry has repeatedly responded to rumors about his upcoming free agency by saying that he would love to remain with Golden State. The two-time MVP..." November 30

  • Green's D sparks Warriors to tight win over Hawks

    The Sports Xchange "OAKLAND, Calif. -- The Golden State Warriors didn't have Andrew Bogut around to duel with Atlanta Hawks big man Dwight Howard on Monday night. Just gimpy-ankled, undersized Draymond Green. Turns out, that was plenty good enough. Andre Iguodala powered a key run early in the..." November 29

  • Stephen Curry: It's Hard To See Myself Anywhere Else

    Real GM Basketball "Stephen Curry said the Bay Area feels like home to him just a few months before he's set to become a free agent for the first time in his career. “It’s hard to see myself anywhere else,” said Curry. Curry will come off a four-year, $44 million extension signed in 2012." November 29

  • Hawks announcer agitated by Draymond’s dancing after game-winning block

    KNBR "Draymond Green was the talk of the interview room after the Warriors’s 12th victory in a row, this time a 105-100 win against the Atlanta Hawks. With 45 seconds left, Green blocked back-to-back shots, both on driving Hawks guards Dennis Schroder and Kent Bazemore. It was one the most impressive..." November 29

  • Draymond Green and Adam Schefter trade barbs via Twitter

    KNBR "Outspoken Warriors power forward Draymond Green got into a minor spat with ESPN NFL insider Adam Schefter of all people via Twitter on Sunday evening, with the conversation continuing into Monday morning. It all started with a rather innocuous tweet by Schefter regarding the Sunday night football..." November 29

  • Stephen Curry wears Raiders jersey after losing bet

    Larry Brown Sports "The Raiders defeated the Panthers on Sunday. That meant Stephen Curry had to don the silver & black. Curry, a noted Panthers fan, had to be feeling pretty good when Carolina held a 32-24 lead early in the fourth quarter. However, Oakland scored the final 11 points of the game to come away with..." November 28

  • Curry (34 points) helps Warriors win 11th straight

    The Sports Xchange "OAKLAND, Calif. -- The last time Draymond Green missed a game, the Golden State Warriors began a tailspin into a runner-up finish in the NBA Finals. This time, they're streaking in the other direction. Stephen Curry poured in 17 of his game-high 34 points in the third quarter Saturday..." November 27

  • Warriors top Lakers for 10th straight win

    The Sports Xchange "LOS ANGELES -- Despite a 24-point rout of the Los Angeles Lakers, Golden State Warriors coach Steve Kerr wasn't impressed. "It was one of the worst basketball games I've seen in my life," Kerr said. "We were awful, and they were awful. The people who bought tickets should get their money..." November 26

  • Warriors receive good news on Draymond Green's scary ankle injury

    Fox Sports "Although the Golden State Warriors easily took care of business against the Los Angeles Lakers on Friday, the night did include one scare for Draymond Green's team. Late in the third quarter of Golden State's 109-85 win in Los Angeles, Green and teammate Ian Clark collided on the defensive end...." November 26

  • Steve Kerr calls Warriors’ win over Lakers one of the worst basketball games ever

    Larry Brown Sports "On Friday night, the Golden State Warriors went on the road and defeated the Los Angeles Lakers by 24. They held Los Angeles to 85 points, won their tenth straight, and moved atop the Western Conference standings. Coach Steve Kerr hated it. In fact, he went as far as to say it was one of the..." November 26

  • Warriors' Draymond Green says he quickly learned Luke Walton was a go-to guy

    Los Angeles Times "When Draymond Green began working with Luke Walton, he knew right away Walton would be someone he could trust. “He understood what I was trying to do before I really knew what I was trying to do,” Green said. “He helped me out a lot. It was someone I could always talk to about anything. Luke..." November 26

  • Draymond sustains ankle injury following scary collision with Clark

    NBA.com "All-Star power forward Draymond Green and Warriors teammate Ian Clark left Friday night’s game against the Lakers after being hurt on the same play under the basket late in the third quarter in Los Angeles. Clark was on the court in the paint after getting tangled trying to get in position to..." November 26

  • Golden State Fan Roni Rose Gets Proposed to, Engaged, at Warriors-Lakers Game

    Complex "Roni Rose, the Golden State Warriors fan who either got caught trying her damnedest to seduce Stephen Curry, or simply got snapped yawning in an era where people think way too far into things on social media (depending on your point of view) got engaged at the Warriors' blowout of the Lakers on..." November 25

  • Warriors blast Walton's Lakers 149-106

    The Sports Xchange "OAKLAND, Calif. -- The NBA schedule conspired to doom the Los Angeles Lakers on Wednesday night. But truth be told, they brought some of it upon themselves. Stephen Curry bombed in four first-quarter 3-pointers as the Golden State Warriors ran off to a double-digit lead 3:33 into the..." November 24

  • Golden State Warriors head coach talks politics, Trump

    CNN "Golden State Warriors head coach Steve Kerr hears the same refrain all the time from fans who think his sole focus should be basketball: "Stick to sports." But that has never been the approach of the well-traveled Kerr, who was born in Beirut, lived in Egypt, and hasn't shied away from..." November 24

  • Stephen Curry trolls Luke Walton after Warriors win over Lakers

    CBS Sports "The Golden State Warriors more than made up for their early season loss to the Los Angeles Lakers on Wednesday night as they cruised to a 149-106 victory over their Pacific Division rival at Oracle Arena. Following the win, Warriors All-Star point guard Stephen Curry took a subtle shot at..." November 24

  • Warriors guard Shaun Livingston donates $1 million to his Peoria elementary school

    San Jose Mercury News "Late Saturday night, Shaun Livingston’s teammates took off on a private jet from Milwaukee to Indianapolis, zipping their way to the final leg of a tiring road trip. But the Warriors’ veteran point guard hung back, hopped in a car and made the long drive to Indianapolis with a rather important..." November 23

  • Amazon is pushing for sports rights, but NBA turned them down for League Pass

    Awful Announcing "The Amazon buildup towards trying to gain live sports rights continues. They quietly hired SI/120 Sports veteran James DeLorenzo in March to head a new sports group, and they’ve since hired content-acquisition people and made attempts to land particular sports rights. According to The Wall Street..." November 23

  • Stephen Curry shoe sales fall hard, along with Under Armour stock

    Sporting News "Under Armour lost about $600 million in value after retailer Foot Locker said sales of Steph Curry's new shoe were softer than expected. Foot Locker CEO Dick Johnson said (via ESPN.com ) the Curry 3 “started off a bit slower than the previous models,” causing a sell-off in the stock..." November 22

  • Warriors start push for Draymond Green as Defensive Player of Year

    ESPN "They're only 14 games into the regular season, but that isn't preventing the Golden State Warriors from campaigning for an individual honor on behalf of Draymond Green. "I hope he wins [Defensive Player of the Year]," Warriors coach Steve Kerr said after Monday's 120-83 win over the Indiana..." November 22

  • It’s Time for These NBA Teams to Bottom Out

    The Ringer "As we go through life, we’re taught about different levels of shame in sports. Being a sore loser is shameful, sure, but being an eager and willing loser is a downright sin. Tanking in the NBA has long been considered one of the most shameful things in all of sports. But sometimes we learn to live..." November 22

  • Steph Curry hopes visit to hospital provides 'lasting memory' for Brody

    Indianapolis Star "Steph Curry stared down at the bracelet on his left wrist, turning it over as reporters gathered around him during the Golden State Warriors’ shootaround Monday morning at Bankers Life Fieldhouse. This wasn’t the same yellow bracelet he had worn two nights earlier when he scored 20 points..." November 22

  • Warriors run away from injury-plagued Pacers

    The Sports Xchange "INDIANAPOLIS -- It's difficult enough to challenge the Golden State Warriors with a full complement of healthy players. The Indiana Pacers weren't close to full strength on Monday night in Bankers Life Fieldhouse and outcome was predictable. Stephen Curry, Klay Thompson and Kevin..." November 21

  • Kevin Durant sees why LeBron James offended by Phil Jackson's posse remark

    ESPN "Include Golden State Warriors forward Kevin Durant as another high-profile player who didn’t approve of Phil Jackson’s use of the word “posse” when describing the business partners of Cleveland Cavaliers forward LeBron James. “I see why LeBron took offense to it,” Durant told ESPN. “He doesn’t..." November 20

  • Warriors’ Steve Kerr fined $25,000 for public criticism of officials

    Fanrag Sports "According to a Sunday morning report from Marc J. Spears of ESPN, Golden State Warriors’ head coach Steve Kerr has been fined $25,000 for what is being referred to as public criticism of officiating during a recent radio interview. Kerr was specifically upset with the lack of traveling calls..." November 20

  • Is Warriors’ defense a problem?

    Fanrag Sports "It took a few games, but the Golden State Warriors have by-and-large righted themselves, as you knew they would. They’re 10-2, having won six in a row, a half-game behind the Los Angeles Clippers for the best record in the league. The resurgence has come almost entirely thanks to their offense...." November 19

  • Retired NBA commissioner David Stern went off about cheating and ethics

    Quartz "As NBA commissioner, David Stern was a strict and unyielding monarch, who presided over a successful and growing empire for 30 years. In retirement, unshackled from those responsibilities, he is happy to let loose with his raw, undiplomatic opinions about the ills befalling sports and..." November 19

  • Draymond: Celtics fans booing Durant might scare away free agents

    Mass Live "Golden State Warriors star Draymond Green believes some Boston Celtics fans need to reevaluate their lives after deciding to boo Kevin Durant on Friday night. During his first meeting with the Celtics since passing on them in free agency this summer, Durant was booed a bit harder than the rest..." November 19

  • GM Bob Myers: Warriors aren’t trading Klay Thompson

    CSN Bay Area "Brian Scalabrine's comments about Klay Thompson created quite the stir in the basketball world on Monday. On Wednesday, Warriors GM Bob Myers was asked about what transpired. "I think the hard thing is in this day and age of media, what I'd love to see, is if you're gonna say something like..." November 19

  • Warriors blow out Celtics for sixth straight win

    The Sports Xchange "BOSTON -- A loud fire alarm rang through TD Garden minutes after Friday night's game. It came about an hour late for the home team. It came after the Golden State Warriors put on a third-quarter clinic -- at both ends of the floor. "I think defensively the third quarter was..." November 18

  • Warriors coach Steve Kerr unhappy with how NBA refs handle traveling calls

    The Comeback "Golden State Warriors head coach Steve Kerr joined San Francisco’s KNBR radio on Thursday, and the interview turned into a scathing rant against NBA referees and, in Kerr’s opinion, their immense struggles to correctly call travels. “(Traveling) is a point of emphasis on one particular..." November 18

  • Warriors get past Raptors in fifth straight win

    The Sports Xchange "TORONTO -- The Golden State Warriors probably won their game with the Toronto Raptors in the second quarter Wednesday night. They outscored the Raptors 32-15 to take a 66-53 lead into the half. They led by as many as 19 points in the second half and withstood a late Toronto rally to win..." November 17

  • Draymond Green wants Defensive Player of the Year Award ‘bad’

    Larry Brown Sports "Widely heralded as one of the Association’s most versatile defensive specimens, Golden State Warriors forward Draymond Green is looking to change the fact that he’s still without a Defensive Player of the Year Award in his trophy case. In a recent interview with Chris Haynes of ESPN, Green..." November 17

  • Despite summer fling, Kevin Durant feels 'no attachment' to Boston Celtics

    ESPN "On Friday, Golden State Warriors forward Kevin Durant will face a Boston Celtics team that courted him vigorously in the offseason and failed. Boston presented a creative pitch at The Hamptons outside New York that included its players and management and the assistance of New England Patriots..." November 17

  • Unnamed NBA GM: Klay Thompson is not a good fit with the Warriors

    Sportsnaut "Rumors surfaced earlier this week that the Golden State Warriors might be open to trading All-Star shooting guard Klay Thompson. Specifically, the indication was that Golden State might be in conversations with the Boston Celtics to send Klay back east (more on that here). While the Warriors..." November 17

  • Russell Wilson: “Seattle needs basketball back”

    Pro Basketball Talk "Russell Wilson announced via Twitter on Monday that he was joining the ownership group pushing to return the SuperSonics to Seattle. Now, Wilson has penned his feelings about doing so in The Players’ Tribune. In the article, the Seattle Seahawks quarterback says that, as a kid of the ’90s,..." November 16

  • Making sense of the Klay Thompson fake trade rumors and reality for the Warriors

    CBS Sports "On Monday, the internet invented a rumor. Brian Scalabrine was on XM Radio, and said he had "heard this weekend" that Golden State Warriors guard Klay Thompson might be available in trade, and that the Celtics were involved in talks. Scalabrine is a former NBA player, and a current analyst for..." November 15

  • The Changes to Expect in the NBA’s Upcoming Collective Bargaining Agreement

    The Ringer "The NBA and the National Basketball Players Association expect to finalize terms on a new collective bargaining agreement “just after Thanksgiving” or in “early December,” a source familiar with the negotiations told The Ringer. The source confirmed previously reported details of the new..." November 15

  • Despite rumors, Warriors not looking to trade Klay Thompson

    USA Today "You knew this was coming, right? Klay Thompson struggles early on in this debut season of the Golden State Super Villains, sparking doubt about whether he’s a good fit with their new star-studded Warriors crew and questions about his dispensability. Add in their struggles with rim protection..." November 15

  • Draymond Green: 'I'm one of the best players in the NBA'

    ESPN "Draymond Green's point production is down through the first 10 games of the season, but that's about it, and he's proving that he's still a legitimate All-Star. Even while incorporating seven-time All-Star Kevin Durant, Green continues to find ways to fill the stat sheet. He leads the Golden..." November 15

  • The Monstars are back just in time to celebrate Space Jam's 20th birthday

    USA Today "Way back on November 15, 1996, when Michael Jordan only had four titles, Space Jam released in theaters. Now, 20 years later, Jordan is a billionaire, and his company, Jordan Brand, has released a teaser for the anniversary campaign and fresh apparel to get everyone hyped about the 90s basketball..." November 15

  • Ex-NBAer has ridiculous source for Klay Thompson trade rumors

    New York Post "If Brian Scalabrine wants to gain credibility in his new sports broadcasting career, he should reevaluate his sources. The former NBA utility player, who spent the majority of his career with the Celtics and returned to Boston in 2015 as a basketball analyst for Comcast SportsNet, tried to..." November 15

  • Duncan, Leroux Announce Twitter NBA Show

    Real GM Basketball "A year and a half ago, the Dunc’d On Basketball Podcast launched with invaluable support from RealGM so it feels appropriate to use this space to detail the new project Nate Duncan and I have been working on for a little while now that launches this week. A little while back, Twitter reached..." November 15

  • Warriors shoot down rumors that Thompson is available for trade

    SLAM Online "Celtics TV analyst Brian Scalabrine floated a rumor this morning that Klay Thompson may be “available”, and that Boston could be in play for the All-Star shooting guard’s services. Once the soundbite went viral, Scalabrine was quick to walk back his commments. The Golden State Warriors are..." November 14