Warriors Rumors & News

  • Curry gets hot, Warriors beat Heat 114-97

    CSN Bay Area "After a one-game slump, Stephen Curry and Klay Thompson, AKA "The Splash Brothers,'' were back to themselves Tuesday night. Curry scored a season-high 40 points and Thompson added 24, as the Warriors posted a 114-97 win over a Heat team that kept things close until the final minutes in..." November 26

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    Ethan J. Skolnick @EthanJSkolnick

    Steve Kerr says Andrew Bogut is likely to play tonight, but David Lee is still not ready. #warriors #heat

  • Speights bails out Warriors in OKC

    CSN Bay Area "Steve Kerr's new favorite player may have upgraded his status Sunday night. Marreese Speights continued his run of fine offensive performances, putting in 28 points as the Warriors won their fifth consecutive game, a 91-86 grinder over the Thunder at Chesapeake Energy Arena in Oklahoma..." November 24

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    Rusty Simmons @Rusty_SFChron

    Steve Kerr said there's a chance David Lee (hamstring) could play by the end of the trip, most likely Charlotte or Detroit.

  • Warriors’ Klay Thompson gamble paying off in spades

    New York Post "The Golden State Warriors found themselves in quite the enviable position this summer. Already armed with possibly the best shooter in NBA history in Stephen Curry, the best shooting power forward in the NBA, Kevin Love, was theirs for the taking. All it would cost them was Klay Thompson, a..." November 22

  • Still no definite timetable for David Lee’s return

    San Francisco Chronicle "Warriors power forward David Lee progressed to full-court drills in 5-on-0 scenarios Wednesday, but the team won’t release a complete re-evaluation on his condition until Thursday. Lee initially strained his hamstring in the final preseason game Oct. 24, and he missed the regular season’s first..." November 20

  • Draymond Green Expected To Get At Least $8M Per Season

    Real GM Basketball "Draymond Green is making just $915,000 this season as a former second round pick for the Golden State Warriors. Green will become a restricted free agent this summer and figures to receive a substantial raise. "You could make the argument that his value is somewhat like Taj Gibson's is to..." November 19

  • Report: Klay Thompson would have entered 2010 NBA draft with a Lakers first-round promise

    Pro Basketball Talk "In 2011, Klay Thompson left Washington State after three years. He impressed in workouts and worked his way up to No. 11 in the draft, where the Warriors took him. Three years later, the Lakers were reportedly interested in trading their No. 7 pick to get him. Instead, he stayed with Golden..." November 18

  • Curry, Warriors crush Kobe, Lakers in LA

    CSN Bay Area "The Warriors for the second consecutive night sized up their opponents and quickly blew them off the court. One night after a 25-point win over the Hornets in Oakland, the Warriors on Sunday went into Staples Center and executed a 136-115 demolition of the Lakers. Point guard Stephen Curry..." November 17

  • Warriors roll over Hornets

    San Francisco Chronicle "Asked about how Charlotte beat the Warriors in both meetings last season, shooting guard Klay Thompson joked. “That was the Charlotte Bobcats — not the Charlotte Hornets.” While the Charlotte franchise is the one that changed its moniker in the offseason, it was Golden State on Saturday night..." November 16

  • Warriors Recall Holiday and Kuzmic from Santa Cruz Warriors of NBA D-League

    NBA.com " The Golden State Warriors have recalled guard Justin Holiday and center Ognjen Kuzmic from the Santa Cruz Warriors of the NBA Development League, the team announced today. The duo helped lead Santa Cruz to a 122-95 season-opening victory over the Los Angeles D-Fenders last night in Santa Cruz. " November 15

  • Warriors beat Nets, end two-game slide

    San Jose Mercury News "The Warriors' losing streak is no more, and the remedy was for the team to clean up its play. The Warriors hung on and beat Brooklyn 107-99 on Thursday, snapping a two-game losing streak while committing a season-low 11 turnovers. Klay Thompson scored a game-high 25 points, and perhaps more..." November 14

  • Kerr faces early rotation issue with Warriors

    CSN Bay Area "With five consecutive victories followed by two losses in a row, the tone of the noise related to the Warriors has gotten darker. There is no panic, per se, but a couple slivers of anxiety are creeping through the sunlight. There is the legitimate worry about turnovers. A high turnover rate..." November 13

  • NBA owners expendable, NBPA director says

    ESPN.com "Michele Roberts, the NBA players' union executive director, on Wednesday questioned several of the principles that for decades have governed owner-player relations in the league, objecting to the concept of a salary cap while making clear she'd push for much more than a 50-50 split of..." November 13

  • Barnes soaring, but Iguodala struggles for Warriors

    San Francisco Gate "When Steve Kerr was asked to compare forward Harrison Barnes to a current NBA player during the preseason, the head coach said he believed Barnes could develop into the Warriors’ version of Kawhi Leonard. Leonard is San Antonio’s a versatile, all-league defender who took his game to new heights..." November 13

  • 12d
    Marc Stein @ESPNSteinLine

    Serbian guard Nemanja Nedovic released yesterday by Warriors because he asked to be let go so he could return to Europe to play regularly

  • 14d
    GSWStats @gswstats

    Tonight marked the first time in 76 games that Stephen Curry did not hit a three. He finished with the fifth longest streak in NBA history.

  • Spurs ‘back in business’ with second straight road victory

    San Antonio Express-News "Gregg Popovich said recently that his team cannot hope to duplicate its play in the last three games of the 2014 Finals, a stretch in which the Spurs elevated team basketball to the level of performance art. They can still do a reasonably good impression, however, as evidenced by Tuesday’s..." November 12

  • Warriors waive Nemanja Nedovic

    Sportando "The Golden State Warriors have officially waived Serbian point-guard Nemanja Nedovic. He was selected with 30th pick in the 2013 draft. Roster now stands at 14." November 12

  • Suns bench wears down Warriors in 4th win, 107-95

    Arizona Republic "Goran Dragic and Markieff Morris were enjoying the fourth-quarter view Sunday night from their US Airways Center bench seats next to fellow starter Eric Bledsoe. "Me and Markieff were talking, 'This is nice,'" Dragic said. They were not kicking back watching some scrubs take home a blowout...." November 10

  • Warriors overcome miscues to beat Rockets

    CSN Bay Area "The Warriors and the Rockets each entered Toyota Center with perfection stamped on their foreheads. And each exited the downtown Houston arena with its imperfections fully exposed. The Warriors, however, did not pay a price for their flaws. They remain perfect (5-0), and for that they can thank..." November 09

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    Diamond Leung @diamond83

    David Lee reevaluated in two weeks.

  • W's run roughshod over Clippers in blowout

    CSN Bay Area "After two days of buildup, the game was no contest. The Warriors on Wednesday night blew the Clippers off the Oracle Arena floor, taking a 121-104 victory over their Southern California rivals. Stephen Curry scored 28 points to lead five Warriors in double figures, as the squad pushed its..." November 06

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    Diamond Leung @diamond83

    David Lee out for the road trip vs Houston, Phoenix

  • Klay: I should give Bogut a percentage of my contract

    CSN Bay Area "Through three games this season, Klay Thompson is leading the NBA at 29.7 points per game. Head coach Steve Kerr places a great emphasis on ball and player movement, and Thompson is benefitting from the new philosophy. On Monday, the 24-year old shooting guard, who signed a four-year, $70..." November 06

  • Klay Thompson's Contract Only A Max Under $66.5M 15-16 Cap

    Real GM Basketball "Klay Thompson's extension with the Golden State Warriors is not a max contract despite reports to the contrary, according to sources. The first-year salary of a true max contract is set as a percentage of the cap rather a dollar figure amount, which is 25 percent of the cap for players coming..." November 05

  • Bad blood runs deep in pivotal Warriors-Clippers showdown

    USA Today "As is always the case when the Golden State Warriors and Los Angeles Clippers prepare to face off, that tired, overused, overly simplistic word that doesn't truly define what they have going here was dragged out yet again. Rivalry. "It's not a rivalry," Warriors small forward Andre Iguodala..." November 05

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    Rusty Simmons @Rusty_SFChron

    David Lee (hamstring) said he plans to play vs. the Clippers tomorrow. Doesn't know if he'll start or come off the bench.

  • Thompson, Warriors outlast Blazers

    CSN Bay Area "Too few rebounds, too many costly turnovers and maybe an element of fatigue almost cost the Warriors on Sunday night. Klay Thompson made sure it didn't. Thompson made a driving floater over Wes Matthews with 8.7 seconds remaining to give the Warriors a one-point lead and they went on to a..." November 03

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    Jeff Zillgitt @JeffZillgitt

    NBA players of the week: Heat's Chris Bosh (25.7 pts, 11.3 rebs, 4 assts) in East & Warriors' Klay Thompson (29.7 pts, 45.5% on 3s) in West.

  • Thompson's career-high 41 lifts Warriors over Lakers

    CSN Bay Area "Holding court late Saturday afternoon, 27 hours after signing a $70 million contract extension, Klay Thompson pledged to become more efficient on offense. He wasted no time diving into his goal. Thompson went out and scored a career-high 41 points, all the while staring down the legend Kobe..." November 02

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    Rusty Simmons @Rusty_SFChron

    David Lee is out for tonight's home opener. Brandon Rush is probable.

  • 25d
    Marc Stein @ESPNSteinLine

    ESPN sources say Klay Thompson is a done deal with Warriors. Four-year maximum extension just agreed this afternoon

  • Adam Silver Wants To Help Set Rules For Legalized Sports Gambling

    ThePostGame.com "In Adam Silver's opinion, the current gambling laws aren't stopping fans from betting on sports -- they're only restricting domestic opportunities. As sports gambling in New Jersey inches closer to a reality, Silver believes now is the time to start accepting the "inevitable" future. The NBA..." October 31

  • Klay Thompson, Warriors Hold No New Extension Talks

    Real GM Basketball "Klay Thompson and the Golden State Warriors have not held new extension talks ahead of Friday's deadline. Thompson would become a restricted free agent in 2015 without a new deal." October 31

  • Warriors pull away from Kings to win opener

    CSN Bay Area "It was outright eyesore, as ugly as one-eyed, toothless pink toad. And yet the Warriors, on a Wednesday night without vanity, will claim it, perhaps knowing that months from now appearances will not matter. With David Lee sidelined by a strained hamstring and Andrew Bogut restricted to 19..." October 30

  • Klay Thompson becomes eligible for higher qualifying offer

    Pro Basketball Talk "By starting the Warriors win over the Kings last night, Klay Thompson positioned himself to make a little more money next season. Of course, Thompson’s preferred way to get paid is a contract extension, but Golden State has yet to make a max offer. So, Thompson must consider..." October 30

  • Lee injury likely means Warriors’ depth will be tested early

    San Francisco Chronicle "The Warriors believe they have great depth this season, and that premise will be tested right from Opening Night on Wednesday in Sacramento. Starting power forward David Lee was labeled by head coach Steve Kerr as “doubtful” with a hamstring injury, joining reserves Shaun Livingston (toe) and..." October 29

  • PSD’s 2014-2015 NBA Western Conference Preview
    PSD Staff, Featured Content Team

    The Western Conference is filthy. In the Eastern Conference their are two elite teams and everyone else, the west has seven teams that, with a bit of luck, could win the NBA championship. The regular season and playoffs are going to be battle of attrition with furious competition and a list of teams and fan bases ready for long playoff runs. October 29

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    Marc J. Spears @SpearsNBAYahoo

    The Warriors will exercise center Festus Ezeli's contract for the 2015-16 season, a source told Yahoo Sports.

  • Warriors co-owner uses 'hoodish' in email to team employees, says he meant 'Yiddish

    Yahoo! Sports "Golden State Warriors co-owner Peter Guber expressed regret to team employees late Monday for listing "hoodish" as a language he planned to learn in reply to an email commending the franchise for having five international players on this season's roster. Guber said he meant to type "Yiddish," and..." October 28

  • Warriors' Lee questionable for season opener

    Oakland Tribune "Warriors forward David Lee is questionable for Wednesday's season opener at Sacramento because of a strained left hamstring. The injury could give Draymond Green more of an opportunity to show just how much he has adjusted to new coach Steve Kerr's offense. Green averaged the same number of..." October 28

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    Rusty Simmons @Rusty_SFChron

    According to the Warriors' injury report, David Lee (hamstring) missed practice and is questionable for the opener.

  • Steve Kerr still leaning toward bringing Andre Iguodala off bench

    Oakland Tribune "Andre Iguodala has been brilliant in the eyes of Steve Kerr. So while the Warriors coach appears to be leaning toward starting the season with Iguodala as the team's sixth man, Kerr acknowledges the decision to have the player lead the team's second unit is a dilemma. "I could make an..." October 27

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    Rusty Simmons @Rusty_SFChron

    Brandon Rush and Shaun Livingston both participated in practice, and Rush is now probable for opening night. Livingston is still doubtful.

  • Aaron Craft among 5 Warriors cuts; agent says he's going to D-League

    CBSSports.com "The Golden State Warriors have released Aaron Craft, James Michael McAdoo, Jason Kapono, Sean Kilpatrick and Mitchell Watt, the team announced late Friday. Craft, a defensive-minded guard who starred at Ohio State, is headed to Golden State's D-League affiliate, the Santa Cruz Warriors, his agent..." October 25

  • Mark Jackson expects Warriors' Klay Thompson to get max deal

    Oakland Tribune "Former Warriors coach Mark Jackson at a time when the team is negotiating a contract extension for Klay Thompson said he expects the guard will ultimately receive a maximum-salary contract. "He's a guy that will make a boatload of money and in my opinion the best two-way shooting guard in the..." October 23

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    Adrian Wojnarowski @WojYahooNBA

    The NBA draft lottery reform has been voted down at Board of Governors meeting, league sources tell Yahoo Sports. System stays.

  • Why the NBA's draft lottery reform is a slippery slope

    Yahoo! Sports "Everyone understands the reasons the Philadelphia 76ers want the NBA to wait on implementing a plan to reform the draft lottery: They need one more season to complete a most brazen two-year tanking cycle. The Sixers didn't invent the idea of gutting a roster to short-circuit a path to the No. 1..." October 21

  • The weird Warriors are the perfect team for the modern NBA

    SB Nation "Because of the style they play, the Golden State Warriors sometimes look like a fatally flawed team. The Warriors shoot as many three-pointers as anyone, often play loose on offense and gamble constantly. They get up and down the floor, have little collective conscience and evoke memories of the..." October 20