David Lee RUMORS & NEWS

  • David Lee’s surgery keeps him out of Team USA training

    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

  • Warriors' David Lee: Don't count me out

    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

  • Recovery of Warriors' Lee hindered by nerve problem in back

    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

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    Tim Kawakami @timkawakami

    David Lee's recent MRI showed some inflammation, so he continues to be out indefinitely, maybe for a while longer.

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    Rusty Simmons @Rusty_SFChron

    The Warriors say Andrew Bogut and David Lee are out tonight vs. Sacramento. Andre Iguodala is a game-time decision.

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    Rusty Simmons @Rusty_SFChron

    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.

  • Bogut out, Lee doubtful vs. Mavs

    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

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    Marc Berman @NYPost_Berman

    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.

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    Rusty Simmons @Rusty_SFChron

    Mark Jackson said David Lee (hamstring) hasn't done any live running yet, & he'll be smart despite the power forward's desire to play vs NY.

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    Diamond Leung @diamond83

    David Lee hamstring strain still bothering him, unsure about status Friday. Says wouldn't be able to play had there been a game tonight/tomo

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    Chicago Bulls @chicagobulls

    Warriors coach Mark Jackson said David Lee will play tonight after missing 2 games with the flu. #GSWvsCHI

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    Rusty Simmons @Rusty_SFChron

    Mark Jackson said David Lee and Andrew Bogut are out again tonight vs. Phoenix.

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    Rusty Simmons @Rusty_SFChron

    Mark Jackson said Lee, Bogut and O'Neal all missed practice. Lee is out Saturday, Bogut is questionable and O'Neal is probable.

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    Monte Poole @MontePooleCSN

    PF David Lee & C Jermaine O'Neal both questionable for #Warriors tonight vs Bobcats. That's an upgrade for JO.

  • David Lee working his way out of fall slump

    San Francisco Chronicle "David Lee is playing like a man scorned. He had one sequence Tuesday that consisted of mauling an opponent to grab an offensive rebound and then, in an instant, turning into a ballet dancer for a swift spin move and layup. After that, he sprinted and beat everyone to the opposite rim,..." December 19

  • 2013/2014 Golden State Warriors Season Preview
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    Rusty Simmons @Rusty_SFChron

    David Lee is officially out because of his dental work according to Warriors head coach Mark Jackson.

  • Lee's taste of Warriors' success gives motivation

    San Francisco Chronicle "It's easy to recognize that David Lee has lowered his body-fat percentage lost 8 pounds added lean muscle and boosted the quickness and explosion of his movements this preseason. Warriors head coach Mark Jackson also sees something a little less tangible - and maybe more important - in his..." October 11

  • Should The Warriors Consider Using David Lee As A Sixth Man?

    Blue Man Hoop "The addition of small forward Andre Iguodala to the Golden State Warriors has been one of the most noteworthy free-agent signings of the past month. Iguodala a lockdown defender and wing scorer allows the Dubs to experiment with countless more lineups than they otherwise would have been able to..." August 04

  • Report: Warriors shopping forward Lee

    Fox Sports "David Lee could be on the move. The Warriors are dangling the All-Star power forward in potential trade offers, according to Yahoo! Sports. Lee, who averaged 18.5 points and 11.2 rebounds last season, has three years and $44 million remaining on his deal. The Warriors might be trying to shed..." July 01

  • Warriors' Lee undergoes successful hip flexor surgery

    CSN Bay Area "Golden State Warriors forward David Lee underwent successful surgery Thursday morning to address a torn right hip flexor, the team announced in a press release. Following the procedure, which was performed by Dr. William Meyers at the Vincera Institute in Philadelphia, Lee is expected to begin..." May 30

  • David Lee says he probably needs surgery, but waiting till after season

    CBSSports.com "David Lee should not be playing, by normal standards. He has a torn hip flexor, which was supposed to keep him out of the playoffs. Instead, he has played in three games since the injury. And while it has only been for a tiny amount (11 total minutes vs. San Antonio, including almost eight in..." May 13

  • Lee will be active for Spurs series

    CSN Bay Area "David Lee will be active when the Warriors series begins Monday in San Antonio. What that means for his involvement remains unclear. "I'll be in uniform, but we'll just have to see how it progresses and maybe actually play a couple minutes," Lee said. After tearing his hip flexor in Game 1..." May 05

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    Rusty Simmons @Rusty_SFChron

    The Warriors say no decision on surgery was made after David Lee's doctor visit Monday in Philly. They hope the hip flexor heals on its own.

  • Faried in, Lee out for Warriors-Nuggets

    San Francisco Chronicle "The highly anticipated matchup between the All-Star and the All-Star snub will not happen in this best-of-seven series. Denver power forward Kenneth Faried on Sunday promised that he will return from a sprained left ankle for Tuesday's Game 2. The Warriors announced that their power forward,..." April 22

  • Warriors' David Lee suffers torn hip flexor, done for season

    CBSSports.com "Ken Berger of CBSSports.com reports that David Lee suffered a torn hip flexor and is done for the season. Here's video of the injury Lee sustained in a Game 1 loss to the Nuggets. Lee said immediately afterwards that he "felt a pop" which is never good. It's devastating not only for the..." April 21

  • Golden State Warriors forward David Lee suffers strained hip flexor

    San Jose Mercury News "It was clear immediately something was wrong as Warriors forward David Lee grunted and grabbed the top of his right thigh. "Ahhhh, I felt a pop," Lee could be heard saying on the video of the injury. He was knocked out of his first career playoff game early in the fourth quarter of the Warriors'..." April 21

  • Dwight Howard wants to win, not retaliate

    L.A. Daily News "The sting over a busted lip that required three stitches quickly evaporated for Dwight Howard. But two weeks after taking an elbow to the face from Golden State forward David Lee, Howard will meet him for the first time since then when the Lakers (42-37) host the Warriors (45-33) tonight at..." April 12

  • Lee: 'Just keep taking care of our business'

    CSN Bay Area "As Stephen Curry and David Lee go, so do the Warriors. Golden State’s two best players turned in typical performances Wednesday night, leading the team to a 105-97 win against Detroit before 19,596 people at Oracle Arena. “Those guys are our leaders and they do a great job of carrying the..." March 14

  • Warriors' Lee eager for games that count

    San Francisco Chronicle "The Warriors are officially listing David Lee as "questionable" for Monday's game against New York, but anyone who has paid much attention to the power forward's track record knows that he should almost always be deemed "probable." "If I can walk, I'm going to play," Lee said, hobbling through..." March 11

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    Rusty Simmons @

    Warriors coach Mark Jackson said David Lee (knee) "looks like a go" for tonight's game vs. NY.

  • Golden State Warriors' David Lee ruled out against Milwaukee Bucks

    San Jose Mercury News "Forward David Lee has been ruled out for the Warriors' game Saturday night against the Milwaukee Bucks because of a right knee contusion. The hope is that two days of rest will heal the sizable bruise on his right knee. Lee said playing on the knee now would leave him playing at last than 100..." March 09

  • David Lee, Roy Hibbert suspended for Pacers-Warriors brawl

    USA Today "The Golden State Warriors and Indiana Pacers each lost a key starter for a game because of their Tuesday night fight. Warriors All-Star forward David Lee and Pacers center Roy Hibbert were suspended one game each for their roles in a bench-clearing brawl that nearly spilled into the stands late..." February 27

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    SB Nation @

    Roy Hibbert and David Lee have been suspended a game each without pay following their shoving match

  • Lee contributes to West's All-Star win

    San Francisco Chronicle "Deep in the bowels of Houston's Toyota Center, a half-hour after the Western Conference's 143-138 victory Sunday in the NBA All-Star Game, the Warriors' David Lee had an interview with TNT reporter David Aldridge. "This is your first NBA All-Star experience," Aldridge started. "How was it?" Lee..." February 18

  • Bulls' Robinson, Warriors' Lee are Players of the Week

    NBA.com "The Chicago Bulls' Nate Robinson and the Golden State Warriors' David Lee on Monday were named Eastern and Western Conference Players of the Week, respectively, for games played Monday, Jan. 28 through Sunday, Feb. 3. Robinson led the Bulls to a 3-1 week, which included road wins over the..." February 04

  • Player of Week David Lee staying put

    San Francisco Chronicle "David Lee won't be answering his phone Tuesday. The power forward knows all too well what happened the last time a Warrior was named Western Conference Player of the Week. "The last time this happened, our best player got traded the next day," Lee joked Monday, fresh off the team's..." December 18

  • Golden State Warriors forward David Lee finally turning stats into victories

    Oakland Tribune "Once again, Warriors power forward David Lee is putting up numbers that rival the league's best. He's tied for third in the league with 12 double-doubles and is averaging 18.5 points and 11.3 rebounds per game. "He's a heck of a player," coach Mark Jackson said of Lee. "I think he's the same..." December 10

  • Jackson defends playing small, Lee's defense

    CSN Bay Area "When you lose an agonizing game like the Warriors did to Denver on Saturday night, and it's followed by three off-days, it's impossible not to look back at that game and get into a detail or two. There were a lot of things going on. Had a chance to talk to Warriors coach Mark Jackson about some..." November 13

  • Warriors' David Lee is done waiting to win

    CBSSports.com "Golden State Warriors forward David Lee has to give more and do less this year at the same time. The man who made huge bank in 2010 with a reported 6-year, $80 million deal in a sign-and-trade with the Warriors after five seasons in New York has been known for his gaudy stat lines. But that..." October 16

  • Latest ailing Warrior: David Lee

    Oakland Tribune "Warriors forward David Lee might be done for the season because of a groin injury. "The doctors called me and said you've got to shut this guy down," Warriors general manager Larry Riley said. The morning after scoring a game-high 30 points in a loss to Dallas, Lee had an MRI in an attempt..." April 14

  • David Lee sparks Warriors win in role reversal

    San Francisco Chronicle "In a bit of role reversal Saturday night at Oracle Arena, the Warriors looked like the team fighting for its playoff life in a 112-97 victory over Denver, which is a game ahead of Phoenix and Utah for the Western Conference's final playoff berth. The Warriors (22-33) had lost 12 of their past..." April 08

  • Warriors' banged-up David Lee sets fine example

    San Francisco Chronicle "Warriors power forward David Lee has a fresh scar from stitches above his right eye, bruises up and down both arms and a back that almost creaks when he sits. In a season that has lost any playoff prospect, the easy thing would be for Lee to shut it down. Instead, he has stepped up. "He's..." March 28

  • David Lee's 29 points lead Golden State Warriors past Cleveland Cavaliers

    Oakland Tribune "He scored a game-high 29 points to lift the Warriors to a 105-95 win over the Cleveland Cavaliers. He put up 13 points in the fourth quarter, including a shot clock-beating, nail-in-the-coffin 18-footer with 44.8 seconds left. But the hero Tuesday night wasn't who you might expect. "It..." January 18

  • David Lee takes on 1-on-1 challenge of guarding LaMarcus Aldridge

    Oregonian "With Golden State's game against the Trail Blazers tied 47-47 at halftime, Warriors coach Keith Smart was meeting with his coaches in the visitors' locker room at the Rose Garden when he heard his players talking. "We heard through the door, the players were talking about what they wanted to..." April 06

  • David Lee's intangibles add up, so Warriors see his first season as success

    Contra Costa Times "When the Warriors acquired forward David Lee in the offseason, it was for a host of tangible reasons. He was one of the few guys in the NBA who averaged at least 20 points and 10 rebounds per game. He was an All-Star. He was the cure for the Warriors' rebounding woes, help for their inside..." April 02