Pro Basketball Talk "From the moment Golden State owners Joe Lacob and Peter Guber stood on a pier overlooking San Francisco Bay and spoke dreamingly of an arena on a pier, there were skeptics. And opponents. Coastal development in California is brutal — the city and state both get a say, and in this case the location..." April 22
Los Angeles Times "Resoundingly and emphatically, the Clippers responded to the challenge presented to them in Game 2 of their Western Conference first-round playoff series by winning in historic fashion Monday night at Staples Center. Blake Griffin answered the call with a playoff career-high 35 points. And Doc..." April 22
ESPN.com "The NBA has informed teams that it is projecting a rise in the salary cap of nearly $5 million for next season, which could aid clubs such as Chicago and Houston in their attempts to steal free agent-to-be Carmelo Anthony from the New York Knicks, according to sources familiar with the forecasts...." April 21
San Jose Mercury News "Warriors coach Mark Jackson said it didn't matter that friend and former broadcasting partner Jeff Van Gundy voiced support for a contract extension during the telecast of the playoff opener. Jackson said Sunday he doesn't listen to the chatter about his job status that persists despite the..." April 21
Warriors guard Nemanja Nedovic (strained right calf) is out indefinitely, according to the team.
Fansided "The relationship between Golden State Warriors owner Joe Lacob and head coach Mark Jackson is a bit icy to say the least. We’ve heard reports in recent weeks suggesting that Lacob would wait until after the season to make a decision on Jackson’s future and now Ken Berger of CBS has added a bit..." April 20
NBA concludes with 18.9 seconds left in Game 1 LAC Chris Paul was fouled by GS Draymond Green & Paul should have been granted 2 free throws.
USA Today "So, Mark Jackson had a good day. A really good day. The kind of day where no one would blame a guy for gazing in the mirror when he got back to the hotel and popping the old collar a time or two. Or — and this would be way too far but oh-so fun — even indulging one's self in a "I guess I can..." April 20
Oakland Tribune "Stephen Curry wasn't himself, certainly not the dominant player he had been to close the regular season. But that didn't seem to throw the Warriors off their game too much because they had another playmaker: Klay Thompson. The Warriors took Game 1 from the host Clippers because Thompson..." April 20
Fansided "In the game, Blake Griffin is known as a pest, his flopping and flailing ways making him one of the least liked players in the league. But off the court, there hasn’t been anything revealing that paints Griffin as a bad guy. After seeing him dump a cup of water unsuspectingly on a Golden State..." April 20
Fansided "Here is some bad news for Golden State Warriors fans. During the second quarter in Game 1 of the 2014 NBA Playoffs versus the Los Angeles Clippers, forward Draymond Green suffered a knee injury on a fast break that would force him to leave the game and head to the locker room." April 19
Nemanja Nedovic (calf) said he won't dress after originally getting hurt in Game 2 of Santa Cruz playoffs vs. Los Angeles D-Fenders.
ESPN.com "Golden State Warriors guard Klay Thompson said he didn't regret his now-famous "bull in the china shop" quotes regarding Los Angeles Clippers forward Blake Griffin said on a San Francisco radio station earlier this week. "At this point I don't really care. No regrets, it's fine," Thompson said..." April 19
ESPN.com "Two days after Golden State Warriors guard Klay Thompson called out Clippers star Blake Griffin for flopping and playing out of control, L.A. coach Doc Rivers said he wants Griffin to keep doing what he's been doing this season, even if that includes flopping. "That's Klay's opinion; I don't..." April 19
Here we are in April, where we as fans get to see some familiar and not so familiar faces showcase what they’ve been working towards for 82 games. Big names will strive to add to their legacy, while rising stars will be looking to make their first big splash. April 19
The Warriors announced that they recalled Ognjen Kuzmic from Santa Cruz of the D-League.
ESPN.com "Yes, Blake Griffin heard that Golden State Warriors guard Klay Thompson called him "a bull in a china shop," adding to the familiar narrative that the All-Star forward plays a bit "out of control" for some people's tastes. No, Griffin will not punch back after the first volley in what promises..." April 18
ESPN Los Angeles "The trash talking between the Los Angeles Clippers and Golden State Warriors has started -- even before their first-round playoff series became official late Wednesday night. Earlier in the day, Warriors guard Klay Thompson called Clippers forward Blake Griffin out for flopping and playing..." April 18
CSN Bay Area "Having locked up the No. 6 seed in the Western Conference playoffs, Warriors coach Mark Jackson emptied his bench Wednesday night. He sent starting shooting guard Klay Thompson onto the floor with four reserves – point guard Steve Blake, small forward Harrison Barnes, power forward Marreese..." April 17
San Francisco Chronicle "Warriors head coach Mark Jackson is wont to spew hyperbole, so when he claimed last month that Klay Thompson is "the best two-way shooting guard in the world," it was widely written off as rhetoric. But with Thompson's ever-growing game having taken even more shape in April, Jackson's claim..." April 16
Official: @andrewbogut has been diagnosed w/ a rib fracture and will be sidelined indefinitely.
San Francisco Chronicle "The Warriors kind of had to feign a postgame celebration Monday after a comeback from 19 points down led to a 130-120 victory over Minnesota that clinched the No. 6 seed in the Western Conference. That's because before the game started, they were dealt a blow that could derail their playoff..." April 15
NBA.com "The Golden State Warriors have recalled center Ognjen Kuzmic and guard Nemanja Nedovic from the Santa Cruz Warriors of the NBA Development League, the team announced today. Both Kuzmic and Nedovic helped the Santa Cruz Warriors earn a 2-0 series victory over the Los Angeles D-Fenders in the..." April 15
The Warriors have recalled Ognjen Kuzmic and Nemanja Nedovic from D-League Santa Cruz.
Oregonian "Forget, for a moment, about the playoffs. Ignore the looming matchup with the Houston Rockets and stop wondering if the Trail Blazers can slow James Harden, stop Dwight Howard, and end their first-round postseason drought. Instead, take a little bit of time to savor the Blazers’ 119-117..." April 14
CBSSports.com "With a win Friday night, the Golden State Warriors will have clinched back-to-back playoff berths for the first time since 1991 and 1992. In less than four years with Joe Lacob and partners owning the Warriors, this franchise has already seen more success than it had in the previous 20 years. This..." April 12
Oakland Tribune "Warriors coach Mark Jackson received a handshake from co-owner Joe Lacob, and the two embraced after the final buzzer made it official. The Warriors are headed back to the playoffs, clinching a berth with a 112-95 win against the Los Angeles Lakers on Friday that gave Golden State cause for at..." April 12
Fansided "The Golden State Warriors had a relatively easy task on Thursday night – defeat the struggling Denver Nuggets and lock yourself into the NBA playoffs. But unfortunately the Warriors were unable to do either and they now sit just a game out of the Western Conference’s final playoff seed and two..." April 11
Denver Stiffs "Does it get any sweeter than that? I mean seriously, that's about as good as it gets this season. In what can only be described as a massive upset, the Denver Nuggets stunned the Golden State Warriors 100-99 on Kenneth Faried's game-winning jump hook with 00.5 seconds left. The Manimal's first..." April 11
Oakland Tribune "While unable to provide a timetable for his return, Warriors forward David Lee said Wednesday not to count him out as far as getting back on the court, possibly even before the regular season ends. "Reports that say I'm done for the season I think are very premature," said Lee, who has a right..." April 10
San Francisco Chronicle "Warriors power forward David Lee, who has missed six games with a strained right hamstring, could be sidelined for an extended period. The 6-foot-9, 240-pounder missed Tuesday's practice, will miss Thursday's game against Denver, and now has been diagnosed with nerve inflammation in his back..." April 09
Real GM Basketball " The Golden State Warriors have signed center Hilton Armstrong for the remainder of the season. Armstrong had signed two 10-day contracts with the Warriors. Armstrong has appeared in 12 games with Golden State this season, averaging 1.3 points and 3.1 rebounds in 5.3 minutes." April 09
Fansided "The Oakland Athletics don’t have a for sale sign yet, but any fan of the franchise will tell you what they’re being put through isn’t fair. Seeing that, Golden State Warriors owner Joe Lacob has allegedly had talks with Athletics owner John Fisher about purchasing the team but so far it’s a no..." April 08
San Francisco Chronicle "For several days now, the question has been whether the Warriors are a "dysfunctional" organization, as reported by Yahoo.com in the wake of assistant coach Brian Scalabrine's demotion. Now we have another bizarre incident - assistant Darren Erman was fired Saturday - and a definitive, two-part..." April 07
David Lee's recent MRI showed some inflammation, so he continues to be out indefinitely, maybe for a while longer.
San Francisco Chronicle "With seeming chaos swirling all around them off the court, the Warriors continued to show great stability in between the end lines Sunday night at Oracle Arena. A day after assistant coach Darren Erman was fired for violating company policy and two weeks after assistant coach Brian Scalabrine..." April 07
CSN Bay Area "For the second time in less than two weeks, the Warriors have dismissed an assistant coach. Darren Erman, the No. 2 assistant and one of the chief strategists under head coach Mark Jackson, was fired after meeting with key team officials late Friday night. General manager Bob Myers, visibly..." April 05
Oakland Tribune "The Warriors didn't let the absences of David Lee and Andrew Bogut get in their way Friday night as they delivered a 102-69 beating to the Sacramento Kings. A team that's found a way to struggle at home too often against inferior opponents never fell victim to that. Golden State earned its..." April 05
The Warriors say Andrew Bogut and David Lee are out tonight vs. Sacramento. Andre Iguodala is a game-time decision.
Pro Basketball Talk "The NBA doesn’t have a Hall of Fame, leaving the duty of honoring its all-time greats to the Basketball Hall of Fame – an organization hung up on honoring players and coaches (way too many coaches) based on accomplishments at lesser levels. Its processes are both screwed up and secretive (though..." April 04
Pounding The Rock "Wednesday night, the Golden State Warriors came to San Antonio hoping to put a stop to the Spurs' ridiculous win streak. The Spurs came in winners of their last 18 in a row and were looking to increase their lead on the overall number one seed to ensure home-court advantage throughout the..." April 03
David Lee (hamstring) is out tonight, according to Mark Jackson. The coach said he'll monitor Jermaine O'Neal's minutes in the back-to-back.
Harrison Barnes is starting tonight. Because of his knee tendinitis, Andre Iguodala is being given a night of rest in the back-to-back set.
NBA.com "Rod Thorn, NBA President, Basketball Operations, issued the following statement today regarding a non-call during overtime of the Golden State Warriors’ 122-120 win over the Dallas Mavericks on April 1, at American Airlines Center: “Upon review at the league office, we have found that a shot..." April 02
CSN Bay Area "It looked like a playoff game, felt like a playoff game and 48 minutes were not enough for the Warriors and Mavericks on Tuesday night. Stephen Curry's 3-pointer with .01 left in overtime gave the Warriors a 122-120 victory over the Mavericks at American Airlines Center in Dallas. The..." April 02
ESPN.com "The Golden State Warriors arrived at the American Airlines Center with a drastically depleted frontcourt. Center Andrew Bogut didn't make the trip due to a pelvis/groin contusion. Power forward David Lee is doubtful because of a strained right hamstring. That takes 25.1 points and 19.5..." April 01
New York Post "So what’s the chances of another ex-Knick named Jackson making the move back to New York City? Barring a late-season collapse, Warriors coach Mark Jackson will guide Golden State to its second straight playoff berth. But if the team doesn’t advance at least to the second round, there’s a..." April 01
New York Daily News "Deny, deny, deny was the Knicks’ defensive strategy against Steph Curry and yet in the closing seconds and with the game on the line, the most dangerous shooter on the floor had the ball in his hands. And he passed. “I don’t know, it happens,” Carmelo Anthony said when asked if he were..." March 31
Pro Basketball Talk "Jermaine O’Neal is in his 18th NBA season, and when he hasn’t been busy confronting opponents outside the locker room following games or causing lane violations with the hitch in his free throw stroke, he’s been a pretty decent contributor for the Warriors off the bench this season. He’s also a..." March 30
Looks like David Lee and Andrew Bogut will miss tonight's game vs. #Knicks but Warriors have beaten them 10 of last 11 in Oakland.