Warriors Rumors & News

  • Carmelo belives he's a better scorer than Curry, LeBron

    SLAM Online "During an appearance on “The Dan Patrick Show” Thursday, New York Knicks All-Star forward Carmelo Anthony was asked if he believes he’s a better scorer than both LeBron James and Stephen Curry, and he (of course) answered in the affirmative. " April 29

  • Stephen Curry replacement Shaun Livingston helps Warriors not miss a beat

    San Jose Mercury News "Whether he has been asked to provide 15-20 minutes of stability off the bench or step in for the best, flashiest basketball player on the planet, Shaun Livingston's demeanor hasn't seemed to waver. He's the same self-assured, buttoned-down, laconic Livingston. Take over for Stephen Curry as the..." April 28

  • Rockets reportedly receive permission to interview Luke Walton

    Larry Brown Sports "Despite all the issues they’ve had to deal with this season, the Houston Rockets coaching job is actually a fairly attractive one. No surprise, then, that one of the hottest potential candidates is on their radar. According to Marc J. Spears of The Undefeated, the Rockets have received..." April 28

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    Draymond embraces notion that Curry makes him better: "If he doesn't make you better, YOU suck"

  • Warriors easily eliminate Rockets in Game 5

    The Sports Xchange "OAKLAND, Calif. -- The Golden State Warriors believe in their strength in numbers. Those numbers are so strong, even Stephen Curry's knee injury turned into an addition by subtraction Wednesday night. The Warriors didn't skip a beat without their star point guard, routing the Houston..." April 28

  • Stephen Curry To Begin Testing Knee Next Week

    Real GM Basketball "Stephen Curry is starting to feel better a few days after injuring his MCL. Curry is expected to begin testing his knee on the court next week." April 28

  • Warriors grant Lakers permission to interview Luke Walton

    ESPN "The Golden State Warriors have granted permission to the Los Angeles Lakers to interview Warriors assistant coach Luke Walton for their coaching vacancy. Steve Kerr, who was named the NBA Coach of the Year on Tuesday, revealed before Wednesday night's series-clinching Game 5 win over the..." April 28

  • Green: Warriors remain confident despite Curry injury

    The Score "Draymond Green believes the Golden State Warriors will have no problem navigating their way through the playoffs despite a knee injury to Stephen Curry. "We're still very confident, but if I told you our confidence level was the same without Steph, that's a lie," Green told reporters Wednesday...." April 27

  • Draymond Green Put The Injuries To Chris Paul And Steph Curry In The Proper Perspective

    Dime Magazine "Draymond Green does a lot of things on a basketball court, and he’ll be asked to do even more with Steph Curry sidelined. Off the court, however, he only does one thing: He keeps it real. He kept it real when a reporter asked him an inappropriate question about Houston floods, for example, and it..." April 27

  • Jason Terry Guarantees A Rockets Win Over The Warriors In Game 5

    Uproxx "With their first-round opponent missing their MVP and the frontrunner for a second-round matchup missing their two best players, the Houston Rockets should be feeling very lucky. No eighth seed in recent memory has had this many lucky breaks in such a short time. Maybe that’s why backup point..." April 27

  • Ettore Messina To Get ‘Legit Look’ If Luke Walton Declines

    Lakers Nation "Coaching rumors surrounding the Los Angeles Lakers have been moving furiously since the team decided to fire Byron Scott. Among the numerous candidates rumored as possibilities for the position, Warriors assistant Luke Walton and Spurs assistant Ettore Messina seem to be emerging as..." April 27

  • Reporter Who Asked Draymond Green That Odd Question About The Houston Floods Gets Fired

    Deadspin "After the Warriors beat the Rockets in Game 4 on Sunday, a reporter started to ask Draymond Green a strange question about the connection between the floods in Houston and his team’s performance when Green stopped him and went off on the guy for over a minute. Green said that the reporter had..." April 27

  • Craig Sager Helped Talk Dennis Rodman Out of Committing Suicide in 1993

    Complex "Dennis Rodman thought long and hard about taking his own life back in 1993, and in the past, he hasn’t shied away from talking about it. He wrote about his suicidal thoughts in his 1996 book, Bad As I Wanna Be, and during an interview on In Depth with Graham Bensinger in 2011, he spoke openly..." April 26

  • Steve Kerr named 2016 NBA Coach of the Year, according to report

    SB Nation "After helping lead his team to a regular season record 73 wins, Warriors head coach Steve Kerr has been named NBA Coach of the Year, according to ESPN's Marc Stein. Kerr, 50 and in his second year as Warriors head coach, was forced to miss Golden State's first 43 games after undergoing..." April 26

  • Steph Curry could have MCL sprain

    USA Today "If you didn’t know any better, you just might wonder if the Golden State Warriors were even worried about their Stephen Curry crisis. Not long after their Game 4 win over the Houston Rockets on Sunday, in that visitor’s locker room inside the Toyota Center where a 3-1 series lead was nothing..." April 25

  • Spurs favored to win NBA championship following Curry injury

    ESPN "For months, the Golden State Warriors have been the clear-cut, outright favorites to win the NBA title. Not anymore. The San Antonio Spurs moved into the role of favorites Monday at the Westgate SuperBook in Las Vegas after it was announced that Warriors star Stephen Curry will miss at least..." April 25

  • Stephen Curry's knee injury is an MCL sprain, will miss 1-2 weeks

    SB Nation "If the Warriors want to continue marching toward a title, they will have to do it without Stephen Curry for a little while. The NBA's reigning MVP suffered a Grade 1 MCL sprain in Golden's State's Game 4 victory on Sunday and could miss about two weeks, according to Yahoo! Sports' Adrian..." April 25

  • Draymond calls out Rockets fans who cheered Curry's injury

    USA Today "Stephen Curry wanted back in — again. All around him at the Toyota Center on Sunday afternoon, with the Golden State Warriors’ hopes of a title defense hanging in the balance and the reigning MVP with tears in his eyes having just been told that a third-quarter return from this right knee..." April 25

  • Luke Walton, Kevin Ollie among Lakers' coach candidates

    CBS Sports "The Los Angeles Lakers are once again in the market for a head coach. A franchise known for its stability and continued excellence has suffered through an absence of both over the past four years. Mike Brown, Mike D'Antoni and now Byron Scott, all gone in less than two full years. The decision for..." April 25

  • Stephen Curry sprains knee in Game 4, doesn't return after half

    Sportsnaut "Right before halftime on Sunday, Stephen Curry slipped on a wet spot and took an awkward tumble. Afterwards, he limped off the court, which can only be bad news for the Golden State Warriors." April 25

  • Steve Kerr Says The Warriors ‘Have To Move On’ As They Await Results Of Steph Curry’s MRI

    Dime Magazine "The Warriors took a 3-1 series lead against the Rockets on Sunday, but yet another Steph Curry injury is giving fans in the Bay Area sweaty palms. After sitting out Games 2 and 3 with a tweaked ankle, the reigning MVP suited up and started Game 4 in Houston but slipped on a wet spot late in the..." April 25

  • Warriors set record for most 3-pointers made in playoff game

    The Score "The Golden State Warriors set the NBA record for most threes made in a playoff game on Sunday by hitting 21 treys in their emphatic Game 4 victory over the Houston Rockets. The previous mark of 20 had been matched by four different teams since 1996 - most recently by the Cleveland Cavaliers,..." April 24

  • Warriors win, but Curry injured again

    The Sports Xchange "HOUSTON -- Having ignited the scoring barrage that not only secured Game 4 but in all likelihood this first-round series, Klay Thompson and Draymond Green were pointed in their commentary regarding the loss of Stephen Curry and how the Golden State Warriors subsequently responded to it...." April 24

  • Curry returns for Game 4 vs. Rockets

    NESN "NBA Scoreboard Stats Standings Teams Players Odds Steph Curry Injury: Warriors PG Probable To Return In Game 4 Vs. Rockets by NESN Staff on Sun, Apr 24, 2016 at 1:44PM 1,846 Share this: The Golden State Warriors are expecting to have reigning NBA MVP Stephen Curry back in the lineup when they..." April 24

  • Steph Curry Joined Pope Francis As A ‘Titan’ Of Time’s 100 Most Influential People List

    Uproxx "When you start to break historic NBA records and knock down the most 3-pointers in a season (for the third time in your career) while becoming perhaps the first unanimous MVP in NBA history, people outside the world of basketball begin to notice. This year TIME has named Stephen Curry one of..." April 23

  • Draymond in trouble with NBA? Warriors F under league review

    CSN Bay Area "Draymond Green may be in trouble with the NBA. Green as the ball was being inbounded for the final play of the Warriors’ 97-96 loss to the Rockets executed an impressive takedown of Michael Beasley, tossing the Rockets forward to the floor just ahead of the final buzzer. There was no call by..." April 23

  • Curry looking good for return to action in Sunday's Game 4

    NBA.com "With the Warriors coming off their first loss of the playoffs, most of the basketball world expects to see Stephen Curry back in the lineup for Game 4 against the Rockets. Count Curry among them. When asked if he'd be surprised to be held out of action again on Sunday, the reigning MVP..." April 23

  • Harden's late jumper lifts Rockets over Warriors

    The Sports Xchange "HOUSTON -- The frantic, final moments nearly undermined all the Houston Rockets built in scratching out a double-digit lead, but James Harden took advantage of the disarray by doing what he does best. Harden nailed a step-back jumper with 2.7 seconds left, and the Houston Rockets claimed a..." April 22

  • Steph Curry Was Willing To Play In Game 3, Hopeful For Game 4

    Real GM Basketball "Stephen Curry was willing to play in Game 3 but a group decision led to him sitting the Golden State Warriors' loss to the Houston Rockets. “We talked to Steph after shootaround, and he felt pretty good. He moved well. He wanted to play,” Kerr said before the game. “But ultimately, we didn’t..." April 22

  • Curry becomes 1st reigning MVP to finish top 10 in MIP voting

    The Score "In case you needed another reminder of how singularly spectacular Steph Curry's season has been, he just got voted the NBA's fourth-most improved player, a season after being named the league's most valuable. According to SportsCenter, Curry is the first reigning MVP to ever finish in the top..." April 22

  • Green blames himself for Warriors' loss: 'I was horrible'

    San Francisco Chronicle "Stephen Curry wasn’t around to save the Warriors, so Marreese Speights gave it a whirl Thursday night. So did Shaun Livingston. And then Ian Clark, of all improbable people. Nice try, at least. In the end, none of them could push James Harden and Houston to the brink of playoff..." April 22

  • Curry voted into Southern Conference Hall of Fame

    San Francisco Chronicle "Long before he won an NBA title, a league MVP award and he and the Warriors began re-writing the NBA record book, Stephen Curry was a pretty successful player at Davidson College in North Carolina. On Tuesday, his Wildcats career was honored with his being named to the Southern Conference Hall of..." April 21

  • NBA Players Admit to Checking Their Cell Phones at Halftime

    Complex "It’s been more than seven years now since Charlie Villanueva made headlines—and pissed off then-Bucks head coach Scott Skiles—by sending out this tweet at halftime of a Milwaukee game And while most NBA players have refrained from tweeting during games since then, they apparently haven’t..." April 21

  • Under Armour Released It’s First Quarter Earnings And They Should Probably Send Steph Curry An Edible Arrangements

    BroBible "In 2014, a not-quite-yet-the-real-deal Steph Curry famously signed with Under Armour, which at the time owned a measley 0.35 percent of the basketball retail market and whose trademark signing had previously been Brandon Jennings (now averaging and underwhelming 7 points, 3.5 assists per game for..." April 21

  • Stephen Curry not optimistic about playing in Game 3

    Sportsnaut "The good news first. An MRI on Stephen Curry’s injured ankle conducted on Tuesday showed no structural damage after he missed the Golden State Warriors Game 2 outing against the Houston Rockets. The bad news for those of you who love to be entertained watching NBA basketball. Curry is not too..." April 21

  • Why the Entire NBA Playoffs Could Hinge on Steph Curry's Ankle

    Bleacher Report "Stephen Curry's mysterious ankle is injecting uncertainty into a team, season and playoff race whose fate has felt predetermined since November. The latest news is good, with Tuesday's MRI revealing nothing of concern, per Diamond Leung of the Bay Area News Group. Curry told reporters, per..." April 20

  • Warriors’ Luke Walton on Vlade Divac’s wish list

    Sacramento Bee "Luke Walton is young, ambitious and bright, and the Kings are just down the road. So, sure, when the time is right – probably after the Golden State Warriors-Houston Rockets playoff series – the Warriors’ lead assistant and former interim head coach is expected to meet with Kings general manager..." April 20

  • Iggy: Playoff game vs. Rockets like practice scrimmage

    The Comeback "The Golden State Warriors are undoubtedly the best team in the NBA, and arguably the greatest team in regular-season NBA history with their 73-9 mark for the 2015-16 season. Monday night, the Warriors were without Steph Curry, the soon-to-be two-time reigning league MVP. Despite his absence, it..." April 20

  • Warriors' Stephen Curry will have MRI

    San Jose Mercury News "Stephen Curry is scheduled to undergo an MRI exam on Tuesday, according to a Warriors spokesman. The Warriors listed Curry as questionable to play in Game 3 of their first-round series at Houston on Thursday because of a right foot/ankle injury. "It's the back of his foot," Warriors coach..." April 19

  • Even without Curry, Warriors roll past Rockets

    The Sports Xchange "OAKLAND, Calif. -- With Stephen Curry out of action due to an ankle injury Monday night, Golden State Warriors coach Steve Kerr was comforted knowing he had Shaun Livingston in reserve. Oh, and the 2015 NBA Finals Most Valuable Player, too. Livingston began and ended a key..." April 19

  • Stephen Curry MRI Reveals 'Nothing Of Concern'

    Real GM Basketball "Stephen Curry underwent an MRI on his right foot and ankle, which revealed "nothing of concern." Curry remains questionable for Game 3. “It’s the back of his foot,” Steve Kerr said after Curry missed Game 2. “It’s underneath the ankle. It’s something down there."" April 19

  • Warriors to allow top assistant Luke Walton to speak with other teams

    ESPN "Golden State Warriors coach Steve Kerr said Monday that lead assistant Luke Walton will receive permission to interview for any head-coaching job he wishes to pursue, but Kerr stressed that no team has formally requested to speak to Walton. In his pregame media session Monday before Game 2 of..." April 19

  • Phil Jackson didn’t have Warriors’ approval in Luke Walton mess

    New York Post "Phil Jackson has gotten his warning. Warriors coach Steve Kerr said the Knicks president failed to get permission to speak with assistant coach Luke Walton, but said he does not deem it tampering … this time. Walton confirmed Monday he spoke to Jackson Saturday, but did not deem it a job..." April 19

  • Stephen Curry's selfless style on display as Warriors' head cheerleader

    USA Today "How’s this for the Stephen Curry branding that you never saw coming? The NBA’s reigning MVP, this Golden State Warriors star whose image is as pristine as you’ll find in pro sports, is a bold-faced liar. Just ask him. "I thought I was good (to play) tonight, so my word is not very good on..." April 19

  • Warriors’ Draymond Green: ‘I don’t think I set illegal screens’

    Inside the Warriors "Houston Rockets star James Harden laughed when asked about seeing some moving screens in Game 1 against the Warriors that the officials didn’t call. “What do you think?” Harden said Sunday. “You saw it.” ClutchFans, a Rockets fan website, went ahead and released a compilation video of..." April 19

  • Steph Curry says that he played basketball at Drake’s house

    USA Today "Drake is a huge basketball fan — and even the Global Brand Ambassador of the Toronto Raptors. But that doesn’t mean he’s just a Raptors fan. If your team is winning, odds are that Drake is a fan. No basketball team wins more than the Golden State Warriors, so it makes perfect sense that he had..." April 19

  • Phil Jackson talked with Luke Walton about Knicks job

    New York Post "Warriors assistant coach Luke Walton already has interviewed with at least two teams, including the Knicks and Nets, according to an NBA source. Walton had pulled himself out of consideration from the Nets, who announced the hiring of Kenny Atkinson on Sunday. According to a source, Knicks..." April 18

  • Warriors wouldn’t stop Knicks from interviewing Luke Walton during playoffs

    New York Post "If Knicks president Phil Jackson wanted to talk to Warriors stud assistant Luke Walton during their expected long playoff run, Golden State would not stand in the way, according to an NBA source. Golden State’s position is that an assistant can interview for a head-coaching position “as long as..." April 17

  • Steph Curry skips practice, but says he'll play Game 2 against the Rockets

    CBS Sports "An ankle injury forced Stephen Curry to play just under 20 minutes in Golden State's blowout Game 1 win over the Houston Rockets on Saturday. Curry was rolling, hitting five three-pointers and scoring 24 points before injuring his right ankle in the second quarter. He left the game, got his ankle..." April 17

  • Curry questionable for Game 2 vs. Rockets

    SB Nation "Stephen Curry headed back to the Warriors' locker room late in the first half after turning his right ankle in Game 1 of Golden State's series against the Rockets Saturday afternoon. Curry returned for the start of the second quarter, but wasn't moving well. With Golden State sporting a big lead..." April 17