Warriors Rumors & News

  • Steve Kerr: 'I would vote for Russell Westbrook' for MVP

    ESPN.com "This was supposed to be a possible preview of the Western Conference finals, with the Golden State Warriors rolling into Memphis one victory shy of matching a franchise record and facing the only team they've yet to beat during their remarkable run this season. The only suspense, though, came..." March 29

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    GSWStats @gswstats

    Andre Iguodala (rest) and Draymond Green (rest) will not play tonight at Milwaukee.

  • Report: Salary cap could rise to $105 million in 2017-18

    Pro Basketball Talk "The NBA’s current salary cap is $63.065 million. Larry Coon projects $67.4 million for next season. When I projected future caps under the new national TV contracts, using admittedly conservative numbers, I got $87 million for 2016-17 and $94 million for 2017-18. Either the league..." March 28

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    Rusty Simmons @Rusty_SFChron

    Steve Kerr said he doesn't plan to rest anyone tonight vs. Memphis.

  • Bogut reveals why Warriors have had success

    CSN Bay Area "Andrew Bogut didn't want to reveal any more of his personal secrets, the little things he does to augment his game on the court. He was, however, willing to offer his opinion on why the Warriors are 58-13 and having, so far, the best regular season in franchise history. He credits widespread..." March 27

  • Wizards coach Randy Wittman: 'I don't give a crap what Speights thinks'

    CSN Washington "Marreese Speights should check his mail in a few weeks. If the sliding Washington Wizards start winning games, coach Randy Wittman might send the Golden State center a thank you card. The Wizards returned home following a 107-76 blowout against the Warriors on Monday, their third straight loss...." March 26

  • Warriors beat Blazers, clinch Pacific crown

    CSN Bay Area "For the first time since 1976, the Warriors are Pacific Division champions. After a relatively lethargic first half, they came out in the third quarter and blitzed the Trail Blazers en route to a 122-108 victory at Moda Center in Portland. The Warriors (58-13) not only clinched the division..." March 25

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    Rusty Simmons @Rusty_SFChron

    The Warriors will rest Shaun Livingston tonight at Portland.

  • Wizards are routed by Warriors after disastrous second half

    Washington Post "On Sunday evening, minutes removed from a disappointing loss to the inferior Sacramento Kings, Washington Wizards Coach Randy Wittman insisted offense was not his team’s dilemma even though it had mustered just 86 points against the NBA’s 27th-ranked defense. Instead, he emphatically asserted..." March 24

  • Speights: We Knew Wizards Would Argue, Quit If We Turned Up Defense

    Real GM Basketball "Marreese Speights said he knew the Washington Wizards would falter in Monday's game if the Golden State Warriors elevated their defense. "We just turned up a little," Speights said. "We knew if we hit them, if we got a couple stops they would start arguing with each other and quit. We went out..." March 24

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    Marc J. Spears @SpearsNBAYahoo

    Warriors coach Steve Kerr said Klay Thompson will probably start and play with a 25-minute restriction tonight vs Washington.

  • 6d
    Monte Poole @MontePooleCSN

    G Klay Thompson, who has missed last 3 games, upgraded from doubtful to probable for #Wizards tonite, according to #Warriors.

  • Barbosa, Curry lead Warriors past stingy Jazz

    CSN Bay Area "The Warriors won their 12th consecutive game this season at Oracle Arena, throttling the persistent Utah Jazz 106-91 on Saturday night. The victory reduced their magic number to two to win the Pacific Division, while their magic number to earn the No. 1 seed in the Western Conference playoffs..." March 22

  • Magic Johnson calls Draymond Green one of Top 5 all-around NBA players

    Michigan Live "Magic Johnson knows greatness when he sees it. The Michigan native led Michigan State to a National Championship before embarking on one of the best careers in NBA history earning MVP honors and championships with the Los Angeles Lakers en route to a spot in the Hall of Fame. And he sees..." March 22

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    Jimmy Spencer @JimmySpencerNBA

    Kerr says he doesn't plan on giving anyone the night off Saturday or Monday. "Everyone will play tomorrow."

  • NBA commissioner Adam Silver talks potential labor strife, draft lottery changes and salary cap

    Houston Chronicle "NBA commissioner Adam Silver remained optimistic about many of the changes he has sought, but said the changes to the draft lottery approved by the majority of NBA teams will likely be postponed because the NBA Players Association turned down his proposal for a more gradual increase of the salary..." March 21

  • Warriors get even, soar past Hawks

    CSN Bay Area "The local and national TV audiences wanted to get a look at the potential NBA Finals matchup. They instead got a screening of new-age Warriors basketball. With five Warriors scoring in double figures and the entire team playing spectacular defense, they rolled to a 114-95 win over the imposing..." March 19

  • Report: Warriors ‘going to match whatever’ offer Draymond Green receives as restricted free agent

    Pro Basketball Talk "Draymond Green has been an incredible two-way player for the Warriors, with his contributions on the defensive end of the floor speaking volumes in terms of the impact he’s had for his team this season. Golden State leads the league in defensive efficiency, and the only Warriors player that..." March 18

  • 12d
    Rusty Simmons @Rusty_SFChron

    Steve Kerr said Klay Thompson will be out a week or 10 days.

  • Playoff berth assured, Warriors struggle to win

    San Francisco Chronicle "The Warriors clinched a playoff berth midway through Monday night’s game against the Lakers and then hung on to beat Los Angeles 108-105 in front of a national TV audience and the 114th consecutive sellout crowd at Oracle Arena. But the Warriors weren’t doing much celebrating, having expected..." March 17

  • Stephen Curry's MVP Vote Would Go to LeBron James

    Complex "As of right now, NBA players have absolutely no say in who wins the MVP award at the end of the season. Guys like Kevin Durant have suggested changing that. But at the moment, only certain members of the media are allowed to vote for the NBA MVP. If Stephen Curry had a vote, though, he knows..." March 17

  • Klay Thompson Out 7-10 Days With Ankle Sprain

    Real GM Basketball "Klay Thompson will miss one week to 10 days for the Golden State Warriors with a right ankle sprain." March 17

  • NBA playoffs may need a format change

    USA Today "Enticing cross-conference NBA playoff matchups capture the imagination, presenting the idea of a fair and just basketball world in which only the best of the best are welcome. Dare to dream about the possibilities. LeBron James vs. Kevin Durant (or, for that matter, Russell Westbrook) as..." March 17

  • Mychal Thompson upset Warriors able to rest Klay as relative paying for tickets among fans who missed out at Denver

    Inside the Warriors "Mychal Thompson, the father of Warriors guard Klay Thompson, is unhappy that the team was able to rest healthy players including his son at Denver on Friday. “This is a disgrace to the fans,” Mychal told 95.7 The Game as he was in town to broadcast the Los Angeles Lakers game Monday. “It is a..." March 17

  • Steve Kerr e-mails fans after Klay Thompson, Steph Curry sit

    CBSSports.com "Despite never being a head coach before, his experience playing for great coaches like Phil Jackson and Gregg Popovich qualified Steve Kerr to become the head coach of the Golden State Warriors. Kerr has used bits and pieces from both of these coaches to get his team to a West-leading 52-13..." March 15

  • 15d
    Rusty Simmons @Rusty_SFChron

    Thanks for your 16 points and five rebounds last night, the Warriors send James Michael McAdoo back to the NBA Development League.

  • Warriors' Speights suspended one game by NBA

    CSN Bay Area "Warriors big man Marreese Speights will serve a one-game suspension without pay Friday night at Denver in the wake of pleading no contest to reckless driving, the NBA announced Friday morning. Speights was arrested last August in Florida for suspicion of driving under the influence, pleaded to..." March 13

  • 16d
    Rusty Simmons @Rusty_SFChron

    Bogut, Iguodala, Curry and Thompson will rest tonight.

  • 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 survive back-and-forth with Pistons

    CSN Bay Area "The Warriors were sometimes outfought and occasionally outfoxed Wednesday night before coming back in the fourth quarter to put away the surprisingly pesky Detroit Pistons. The Warriors cranked up the defense when it mattered most, locking up Detroit late and salvaging a 105-98 win before a..." March 12

  • NBA Players Union rejects cap smoothing, setting up ridiculous 2016 free agency summer

    SB Nation "The NBA Players Association has officially rejected cap smoothing when the new TV deal comes into play. Get ready for an absolutely wild summer in 2016. The National Basketball Players Association has informed the NBA that it will not agree to "smoothing" of the salary cap prior to the 2016-17..." March 12

  • Green focused on winning title, not joining Pistons

    Detroit Free Press "Draymond Green saw it. There was no way he could miss it. Green, the 2012 Golden State Warriors second-round pick, was very interested in returning to Michigan to play for the Detroit Pistons this off-season, according to a Yahoo! Sports report. The state is the place where he first made..." March 12

  • Clippers’ Glen Davis receives flopping warning for ridiculous play against Warriors

    Pro Basketball Talk "Glen Davis committed one of the more egregious flops we’ve seen recently, flying wildly out of control well after he received contact during Sunday’s nationally televised contest against the Warriors. The announcers laughed at the time, Leandro Barbosa tweeted about it a couple of days later,..." March 11

  • Warriors run past Suns, 98-80

    San Francisco Chronicle "Warriors head coach Steve Kerr felt the rare need to get on his superstar at halftime Monday. After Stephen Curry committed a careless turnover with 1:32 remaining in the second quarter, Phoenix closed the half on an 8-0 run to tie the score 46-46. “The last two minutes of the first half..." March 10

  • 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

  • 20d
    Tim Kawakami @timkawakami

    Warriors source: The team continues to have very little interest in signing JaVale McGee. Entertained the thought, but have moved on.

  • Warriors foil Clippers strategy in easy win

    Oakland Tribune "The Los Angeles Clippers' tried-and-true method of frustrating the Warriors backfired. Getting the ball out of Stephen Curry's hands once worked for the Clippers, especially last season in the playoffs. The Warriors showed Sunday in a 106-98 win at Oracle Arena and on national television that..." March 09

  • Dahntay Jones Bumps Draymond Green during postgame interview, Green responds “he doesn’t play”

    Pro Basketball Talk "Despite all the Stephen Curry showcase plays, it was Draymond Green who led the Warriors in scoring Sunday with 23 points. Which means he got the postgame interview on ABC… then this happened. Again the highlights from Green: “I think he wanted a reaction from me, but he don’t play,” Green..." March 09

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    Rusty Simmons @Rusty_SFChron

    Warriors head coach Steve Kerr said he texted with Houston GM Daryl Morey, and Morey knew Kerr's MVP campaign comments were tongue-in-cheek.

  • Curry, Warriors mop up Mavs

    CSN Bay Area "Home continues to be sweet for the Warriors, as they won their fifth in a row at Oracle Arena on Friday, pushing their overall home record to an NBA-best 26-2, with a 104-89 lashing of the Mavericks. The Warriors (48-12) took the lead midway through the opening quarter and never lost it,..." March 07

  • Steve Kerr on MVP race: “If Daryl Morey wants to run his own one-man campaign for James Harden, he can do that”

    Pro Basketball Talk "As the NBA season enters March, the MVP race is heating up, and the two frontrunners so far are Stephen Curry and James Harden. So far, their teams have taken vastly different approaches to doing PR for the battle. Rockets GM Daryl Morey has been very vocal about Harden’s credentials, while the..." March 06

  • Warriors run away in fourth, dispatch Bucks

    CSN Bay Area "Stephen Curry spent Wednesday night on a search. He was searching for teammates, which he frequently found. He was searching for his shot, which did not locate until fourth quarter. It just so happens that's also when the Warriors intensified their defense. As for Draymond Green, well, he..." March 05

  • Warriors' Speights pleads no contest to reduced charge

    CSN Bay Area "Warriors reserve big man Marreese Speights on Monday pleaded no contest to reduced charges stemming from being arrested in Tampa and charged with suspicion of DUI in August. The charges were reduced to misdemeanor reckless driving, with Speights paying $903 in fines and court costs. The plea..." March 04

  • 26d
    Chris Broussard @Chris_Broussard

    Source: Golden State has major interest in signing JaVale McGee. He's viewed as potential insurance for Andrew Bogut

  • Nets survive hellacious Stephen Curry for best win of year

    New York Post "For a few fleeting moments Monday night, what once looked like it would be the signature win of the Nets’ season instead was about to be engulfed in the flames shooting out of Stephen Curry’s right hand. But after the league MVP candidate pulled the Warriors back from a 10-point deficit with..." March 03

  • 27d
    GSWStats @gswstats

    Leandro Barbosa (viral upper respiratory infection) will not play tonight in Brooklyn.

  • Charles Barkley makes an enemy in Draymond Green

    Oakland Tribune "Warriors forward Draymond Green fired back at Charles Barkley again Saturday, this time after the Hall of Famer and current TNT analyst was critical of Green's size and toughness. Green caught wind of Barkley's comments about Green being small and not "tough enough" after Golden State lost to..." March 01

  • 29d
    Rusty Simmons @Rusty_SFChron

    Steve Kerr said he'd like to rest Andrew Bogut on Sunday at Boston, but the team is waiting to hear if Festus Ezeli will be suspended.

  • Warriors' Festus Ezeli suspended for altercation

    NBA.com "Golden State Warriors center Festus Ezeli has been suspended one game without pay for initiating an altercation with Toronto Raptors forward-center Tyler Hansbrough by grabbing his throat, it was announced today by Rod Thorn, President, Basketball Operations. " February 28

  • Baron Davis -- Planning NBA Comeback ... In Talks with 'Playoff Contender'

    TMZ.com "Baron Davis is in talks to return to the NBA ... TMZ Sports has learned ... with sources telling us the 35-year-old has been in communication with multiple "playoff contenders." Davis -- a 2-time NBA All-Star -- hasn't played in the league since 2012 ... but we're told he's been keeping himself..." February 28