David Lee RUMORS & NEWS

  • David Lee is no longer useful to the Warriors

    SB Nation "David Lee was the starter at power forward for the past four years for the Warriors. According to Steve Kerr he would have continued to be, at least to start the season, had he not been injured. His hamstring got him out of the lineup, and Draymond Green's improved play ensured he'd never get back..." March 13

  • Warriors' Lee 'odd man out' in Kerr's rotation

    CSN Bay Area "Considered not long ago to be a Warriors cornerstone, David Lee sat at his cubicle the other day discussing his greatly diminished role and, moreover, how he is coping with it. He doesn’t like it, but he understands. Winning, he says, makes it easier to digest the extended periods of..." March 10

  • Warriors Could Explore Trading David Lee Before Deadline

    Real GM Basketball "The Golden State Warriors will almost certainly find themselves paying the luxury tax next season unless they unload David Lee's $15 million salary. Ownership hasn't said a deal to trad away Lee has to be found before the deadline as they don't want to upset the team's current chemistry. " February 17

  • Warriors’ David Lee says he’s cleared to extend his minutes played

    San Francisco Chronicle "A day after David Lee scored a season-high 13 points while logging a season-best 25 minutes against Philadelphia, the Warriors’ power forward ecstatically proclaimed Wednesday that his minutes limit has been lifted. The two-time All-Star played only 6:45 in the team’s first 25 games but has..." January 02

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    Sean Cunningham @News10Sean

    David Lee to play for the Warriors tonight vs. Kings. Reinjured left hamstring back on Nov. 5.Only played in 1 game this season.

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    Carl Steward @stewardsfolly

    David Lee did practice today. Not talking about it until tomorrow, though. Getting post-practice "maintenance."

  • Warriors GM Myers reveals time frame, goal for Lee's return

    CSN Bay Area "David Lee originally injured his left hamstring in Golden State's preseason finale on Oct. 24. He missed the first three games of the regular season, and aggravated it during the Warriors' fourth game, a 121-104 win over the Clippers. When will the 2013 All-Star suit up again? "He hasn't..." December 18

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    Rusty Simmons @Rusty_SFChron

    The Warriors announce that David Lee (left hamstring) will miss his 16th straight game Wednesday. Andrew Bogut (right knee) is questionable.

  • 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

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    Diamond Leung @diamond83

    David Lee out for the road trip vs Houston, Phoenix

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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.

  • 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

  • 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.

  • Warriors’ Lee rediscovers his midrange jumper

    San Francisco Chronicle "Warriors power forward David Lee averaged 18.2 points and 9.3 rebounds last season, but still, he wasn’t satisfied with his individual performance. It must be nice to be upset about finishing 47 rebounds shy of averaging a double-double for a fifth season. As Lee researched what he needed to..." October 02

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    Rusty Simmons @Rusty_SFChron

    Warriors PF David Lee said he's 100 percent after his "minor core muscle" surgery. He's just upset that he missed Team USA play.

  • 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