Warriors Rumors & News

  • Harrison Barnes could be out “a few weeks” with ankle injury

    Pro Basketball Talk "The Warriors’ Friday night 135-116 win over the Suns was bittersweet: Harrison Barnes suffered a sprained left ankle in the third quarter and left for the remainder of the game. He missed Saturday night’s blowout win over the Kings as well, which extended the Warriors’ best-ever start to the..." November 29

  • Green makes Warriors history with back-to-back triple-doubles

    CSN Bay Area "Wilt Chamberlain ranks among the most dominating players in NBA history. Draymond Green, for one night, shared a spiritual moment with the Hall of Fame center. Green posted a triple-double Saturday night in the Warriors’ 120-101 win over the Sacramento Kings, totaling 13 points, 12 assists and..." November 29

  • Green, Warriors race by Kings for No. 18

    CSN Bay Area "The greatest show in sports played without a cast member and still delivered a bravo performance Friday night at Oracle Arena. The Warriors replaced the injured Harrison Barnes with Brandon Rush, who turned in his most impressive game in more than three years in a 120-101 thumping of the..." November 29

  • Warriors lose Harrison Barnes to sprained ankle vs. Suns

    ESPN "Golden State forward Harrison Barnes sprained his left ankle and missed the remainder of Friday night's 135-116 win over the Suns. Interim coach Luke Walton said after the game that it wasn't known how long Barnes might be out. With just more than nine minutes left in the third quarter,..." November 28

  • Warriors, Curry soar right past Suns

    CSN Bay Area "Three days after going where no NBA team has ever gone, the Warriors on Friday outdid themselves by going where no major American professional sports team has gone. By hanging a 135-116 defeat on the Suns at Talking Stick Resort Arena, the Warriors upped their record to 17-0, becoming the first..." November 28

  • Warriors coach Luke Walton might get credit for victories

    Oakland Tribune "Maybe Luke Walton is going to get credit for those 17 Warriors wins after all. The NBA is looking into the long-held custom of wins and losses not being credited to interim coaches but rather to head coaches on leave such as the Warriors' Steve Kerr, a source said Friday. The reconsideration..." November 28

  • Golden State up to 17-0, with perfection imperfections

    ESPN "How do you stop a team that stomps opponents on off nights? Here's an illustration of what's terrifying about the 17-0 Warriors, aside from the fact they're 17-0. On Friday night, Golden State was torched on defense, ceding 116 points on 92 shots to the host Phoenix Suns. The Warriors were..." November 28

  • Jerry West calls Draymond Green top-10 player, most underrated in NBA

    CBS Sports "Golden State Warriors executive Jerry West called Draymond Green one of the 10 best players in the league when he appeared on KNBR radio this week. You can hear it at the 4:48 mark here. "I think honestly we have two of the top 10 players in the league -- Draymond Green is the second one," West..." November 27

  • Warriors taking aim at NBA record of 33 straight wins

    San Francisco Chronicle "The Warriors didn’t talk publicly about a 16-0 start until they were within a few wins of the record, but they’re already talking about the No. 33. “It’s important to have tangible goals that you can look at it and really work for, but obviously, for us, we do a great job of just staying in the..." November 27

  • Steve Kerr helping to draw up plays for Warriors

    Larry Brown Sports "Steve Kerr still has not resumed his position as head coach of the Golden State Warriors, but that does not mean he is not helping out his team. Still out recovering from back surgery over the summer and complications that resulted in a spinal fluid leak, Kerr and the Warriors decided to have..." November 26

  • Warriors make easy work of Lakers on the way to historic 16-0 start

    San Jose Mercury News "The Warriors went where no other NBA team has ever gone on Tuesday and made it all part of their normal, blissful routine. They don't lose any more. On nights like this one, when the sports world is watching, the Warriors look like they can't lose. Which they seem to enjoy quite a..." November 25

  • Klay Thompson's Dad: 'Showtime Lakers would beat new time Warriors'

    The Score "Mychal Thompson wasn't shy when asked about his Showtime Lakers' chances against son Klay's Golden State Warriors. "I think in a seven-game series, Showtime vs. New Time, I'm going with Showtime," the senior Thompson said on ESPNLA 710, according to Diamond Leung of Bay Area News..." November 25

  • Value of Warriors coach Steve Kerr even more appreciated in his absence

    CBS Sports "To fully understand how the Golden State Warriors keep humming along -- undefeated and one win away from the NBA's best start ever at 16-0 -- you have to go back long before Steve Kerr was even a flicker of an idea as the team's head coach. You have to go back in the memory banks of the man..." November 24

  • Iguodala trying to get Barnes 'as much as possible' in contract

    CSN Bay Area "On Friday night against the Bulls, Harrison Barnes registered 20 points and nine rebounds. He made 7-of-13 shots, including 3-of-6 from 3-point range. With the Warriors clinging to a 96-92 lead late in the fourth quarter, Barnes drilled a 3-pointer. On Golden State's next possession, he..." November 24

  • Kobe Bryant called Luke Walton next Phil Jackson – ‘an average player with a messed-up back’

    Pro Basketball Talk "When the Lakers play the Warriors tonight – hey, Kobe Bryant said Los Angeles had a chance – Kobe will see a familiar face on the opposing sideline. Kobe and Golden State interim coach Luke Walton played together with the Lakers under Phil Jackson." November 24

  • Warriors Coach Luke Walton Has His Car Stolen in Oakland

    Black Sports Online "I am going to assume the thieves didn’t know it was Walton’s car. No way the robbed the coach of the undefeated DUBS. But, then again this is Oakland. One of the cars stolen during an Oakland Hill crime spree belong to Golden State Warriors coach Luke Walton, Alameda County District Attorney..." November 24

  • Klay Thompson celebrated first pay check of new contract with Chick-fil-A

    Larry Brown Sports "Last year, the Warriors and Klay Thompson agreed to a four-year extension worth $70 million to keep the sharp-shooting back court of he and Stephen Curry together through the 2016-2017 season. The extension kicked in this season, meaning Thompson is making quite a bit more now and that calls for a..." November 24

  • Magic Johnson says Warriors will set winning-streak record against Lakers

    Sporting News "Kobe Bryant may think his Lakers can shock the Warriors, but another one of the franchise's all-time greats isn't so sure. Magic Johnson is pretty certain the Lakers aren't going to be the ones to end the Warriors' season-opening winning streak at 15. " November 24

  • LeBron, Curry named Players of the Week

    NBA.com "The Cleveland Cavaliers' LeBron James and the Golden State Warriors' Stephen Curry were today named NBA Eastern and Western Conference Players of the Week, respectively, for games played Monday, Nov. 16 through Sunday, Nov. 22. James helped the Cavaliers to a 2-1 week, which included wins over..." November 23

  • Warriors tie best start in NBA history with win over Nuggets

    Sporting News "Golden State is one win away from the best start in NBA history. The Warriors put together another impressive performance Sunday night, beating the Nuggets 118-105 to win their 15th-straight game, joining the 1948-1949 Washington Capitols and the 1993-94 Houston Rockets as the only teams to..." November 23

  • Klay Thompson's father believes the Lakers will play spoiler to the Warriors

    Sporting News "The Warriors are rolling and nobody can stop them. Except for the Lakers, apparently. While the Lakers have one of the worst records in the NBA, Mychal Thompson, a two-time champion with the franchise and father of Warriors star Klay Thompson, believes that'll work in their favor when they..." November 22

  • Curry, Barnes lift Warriors over Bulls, to 14-0

    CSN Bay Area "For the fourth consecutive game, the Warriors were sent wobbling and staggering about the floor. And, like the three previous occasions, they stayed upright long enough to finish off another stubborn opponent. So the streak lives on. The season-opening win streak moved to 14 after a 106-94..." November 21

  • Warriors claw past Clippers, stay unbeaten

    CSN Bay Area "Not until the final two minutes did the Warriors ever take a lead. Not until the final buzzer was the victory, as well as their season-opening win streak, safe and secure. Down by as much as 23 points to the Los Angeles Clippers on Thursday night, the Warriors rallied back for an astonishing..." November 20

  • Blake Griffin After Another Loss to Warriors: "I Wouldn't Call This a Rivalry. They're the Better Team"

    Complex "The Golden State Warriors are now a perfect 13-0 on the season, after coming from 23 points down to beat the Clippers in Los Angeles. And what has been the league's most contentious rivalry over the past few seasons seems to have all but disappeared thanks to the Warriors' dominance. As a..." November 20

  • Warriors’ Kerr makes first trip with team; brings message for players, Walton

    San Francisco Chronicle "Warriors head coach Steve Kerr, who is on a leave of absence while recovering from two offseason back surgeries, travelled with the team for the first time during the regular season and provided his usually stirring oratory skills before Thursday morning’s shootaround. “It’s great, obviously...." November 19

  • Steve Nash on Curry: “You’d be hard pressed to find a player more skilled than him in the history of he game”

    San Jose Mercury News "I’m working on a longer piece trying to plot out Stephen Curry’s place in the NBA cosmos as he follows up his MVP performance last season with–so far–something grander, more sublime and tangibly better this season. Curry’s a moving target, though; he and the Warriors keep rising, and that’s..." November 19

  • Warriors fend off Raptors, run record to 12-0

    CSN Bay Area "The wins are still coming, but the work is getting harder – much harder. The Warriors look as if they’re wearing perfection around their necks and, moreover, it’s getting heavy. After racing out to an 18-point lead in the first half, the Warriors gave it all back and had to come from behind for..." November 18

  • Kevin Durant on the Warriors: The rest of the NBA's nightmare could happen

    Sporting News "No NBA team ever has had two former MVPs in their primes on the same roster. That could change, though, if the Golden State Warriors — with Stephen Curry, last season’s championship and this year’s best record at 11-0 — were to sign Oklahoma City Thunder star Kevin Durant next summer. And yes, it..." November 18

  • Champions League set to debut in 2016 with former NBA players, 16 teams

    USA Today "When it comes to jobs that are hard to land, it doesn’t get much tougher than the NBA. At most, there are 450 roster spots to be had by the world’s best players. Consider there were approximately 5,600 Division I men’s college players in 2014 in America alone, and you start to understand it’s..." November 18

  • Billy Hunter files amended wrongful-termination complaint against NBPA

    The Score "Former NBPA boss Billy Hunter continues to seek damages from the union for the circumstances surrounding his termination in 2013. Hunter's attorneys filed an amended complaint in Los Angeles County Superior Court on Monday, seeking a jury trial on four breach-of-contract claims, reports Ken..." November 17

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    Rusty Simmons @Rusty_SFChron

    Klay Thompson (back) and Draymond Green (flu) won't have minutes limit tonight, but Luke Walton will be observing carefully.

  • Source: Bogut likely to start over Ezeli when Warriors face Raptors

    CSN Bay Area "After raising the team’s defensive standard while grabbing 18 rebounds in a win over Brooklyn last Saturday, center Andrew Bogut will return to the starting lineup for the Warriors. The move could happen as soon as Tuesday night, when the Warriors meet Toronto at Oracle Arena. After starting..." November 17

  • Ron Harper: 72-win Bulls would sweep Warriors 'for sure'

    The Score "With the Golden State Warriors off to an 11-0 start and coming off of a 67-win championship season last year, whispers of 70 wins and the fabled 1995-96 Chicago Bulls are starting to emanate from the Bay Area. At least one member of that 72-win Bulls team, though, doesn't think Stephen Curry's..." November 17

  • Stephen Curry passes father Dell Curry in all-time 3-point makes

    The Score "Step aside, dad. Golden State Warriors point guard Stephen Curry passed his father, Dell Curry, in career 3-point makes with his 1,246th career 3-pointer against the Brooklyn Nets on Saturday. Stephen drained three in the first half before hitting his fourth to pass Dell with three minutes..." November 15

  • Warriors survive scare from Nets, stay perfect

    CSN Bay Area "The streak survives, barely. The Warriors continued their run through the NBA, but this time they have to work extra for it, overcoming the resilient Brooklyn Nets 107-99 in overtime Saturday night at Oracle Arena. The Warriors moved to 11-0 and continued their ongoing franchise record for..." November 15

  • Kevin Garnett compares Steph Curry to Michael Jordan

    Larry Brown Sports "Kevin Garnett was around when Michael Jordan was still in his heyday, so when he favorably compares Jordan and Stephen Curry, people take note. It’s the takeaway Garnett had after his Minnesota Timberwolves were beaten 129-116 on Thursday night, a night in which Curry put up 46 points. “Like..." November 15

  • Ron Harper says 72-win Bulls team would sweep Warriors

    Larry Brown Sports "With the Warriors getting off to a perfect 10-0 start, and in such dominating fashion, it’s not surprising there’s talk of if they can challenge the record of 72 wins set by 1995-1996 Chicago Bulls. Players are managed differently in today’s game, with some coaches opting sit players for one..." November 15

  • Warriors GM doubts his team can break Michael Jordan Bulls' wins record

    Sporting News "If you think the 10-0 Warriors can tie or break the record for most wins in an 82-game NBA season, first ask the team's general manager Bob Myers. Klay Thompson said earlier in the month that while it will be extremely difficult, Golden State has the talent to win 70 or 72 games . But in an..." November 14

  • Warriors improve to franchise-best 10-0 behind Curry’s 46 points

    San Francisco Chronicle "Every time Stephen Curry plays at the Target Center, the Timberwolves’ fans cringe at the reminder of their nightmare 2009 draft, when Minnesota selected point guards with both the No. 5 and No. 6 picks. The No. 7 pick that year was Curry — the guy who lit up the Timberwolves for 21 of his 46..." November 13

  • Garnett compares Curry to Jordan: 'This guy is his own thing'

    CSN Bay Area "Prior to Thursday's game in Minnesota, Kevin Garnett offered some high praise for Stephen Curry. "Michael Jordan was a whole 'nother thing and this guy is his own thing," the future Hall of Famer declared. "It's beautiful for basketball and beautiful for the sport." How did Curry respond? By..." November 13

  • Warriors' Steph Curry becoming most marketable NBA player worldwide

    CBS Sports "Leading the undefeated Golden State Warriors and already on pace for 400 3-pointers, Stephen Curry is dominating not only on the court but off it as well. Curry was the most popular player in the NBA last season and since then, his popularity has grown by leaps and bounds. According to the..." November 13

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    Rusty Simmons @Rusty_SFChron

    Warriors reserve guard Leandro Barbosa (family matter) is not with the squad in Minneapolis for tonight's game, according to the team.

  • Warriors beat Grizz, match franchise-best start

    CSN Bay Area "If the Warriors are going to win 70 games, or even 65, they’ll need to summon a few more performances like the one they delivered Wednesday in Memphis. In their sloppiest effort of the season thus far, the Warriors managed to out-grind the bulldozing Memphis Grizzlies and slink out of FedEx..." November 12

  • Warriors' Bogut cleared to play, won't start vs Pistons

    CSN Bay Area "Warriors center Andrew Bogut, who missed six games after sustaining a concussion on Oct. 27, was a full participant in shootaround Monday morning, cleared the NBA's concussion protocol and is expected to be in uniform against the Pistons on Monday night at Oracle Arena. Bogut will not start,..." November 10

  • Warriors motor past Pistons, improve to 8-0

    CSN Bay Area "The Warriors ran their record to 8-0 by outlasting the Pistons and taking a 109-95 victory Monday night before a sellout crowd at Oracle Arena. Five Warriors scored in double figures led by 24 points from guard Klay Thompson. Stephen Curry poured in 22, Andre Iguodala finished with 13, Harrison..." November 10

  • Klay played through 'back stuff,' admits he should have sat out

    CSN Bay Area "There was a bounce to Klay Thompson’s step late Monday night, and not just because he led the Warriors in scoring for the first time this season. There was a bounce because Thompson’s aching back has subsided enough to allow him to, well, bounce. That alone is cause for good cheer, given he was..." November 10

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    Monte Poole @MontePooleCSN

    C Andrew Bogut (concussion) has cleared protocol, worked out and is expected to play for #Warriors Monday night against #Pistons.

  • Warriors tested by Kings, but survive

    CSN Bay Area "The Warriors entered Sleep Train Arena Friday night with eight consecutive wins over the Sacramento Kings, with most of those wins classified as routs. The defending champs pushed it to nine in a row, but there was no rout. Not even close. In a game during which they trailed in the fourth..." November 08

  • Curry stays hot as Warriors hold off Nuggets

    CSN Bay Area "The concerns about a Warriors letdown were buried so early that when it finally came, it was too late for the Nuggets to take advantage. The Warriors built a 30-point halftime lead and kept their record spotless (6-0) by cruising to a 119-104 victory over Denver Friday night before the 138th..." November 07

  • Judge dismisses StubHub’s lawsuit against Warriors, Ticketmaster

    SI "A federal judge dismissed StubHub’s antitrust lawsuit brought against the Golden State Warriors and Ticketmaster on Thursday, ESPN reports. StubHub filed the lawsuit in March, claiming that the Warriors and Ticketmaster were “conspiring to create an illegal resale market” by informing season..." November 06