Warriors Rumors & News

  • Why did David Lee retire? Warriors impact on NBA 'did limit my options'

    NBC Sports Bay Area "Last season, David Lee appeared in 79 games (10 starts) for the Spurs, averaging 7.3 points and 5.6 rebounds over 18.7 minutes a night. He doesn't turn 35 years old until April 29. But over the weekend, he officially announced his retirement from the NBA. On Tuesday, the two-time All-Star..." November 22

  • David Lee feels Warriors’ dominance limited his free agent options

    Larry Brown Sports "Was David Lee pushed out of the NBA thanks to collateral damage from the Golden State Warriors? The NBA veteran officially announced his retirement over the weekend despite being only 34 and feeling up to playing more, and he admitted that part of the reason he called it a day was because of a..." November 22

  • Kevin Durant Plans on Playing vs. Russell Westbrook, Thunder with Ankle Injury

    Bleacher Report "Golden State Warriors superstar Kevin Durant is listed as probable to play against the Oklahoma City Thunder on Wednesday night, per Chris Haynes of ESPN.com, and made his intentions clear earlier in the day. "I feel good right now," he said. "I plan on playing." The Warriors star sat out..." November 22

  • Steve Kerr: Why Phil Jackson was ruined with Knicks

    New York Post "Warriors coach Steve Kerr gave a thoughtful assessment of the failed Phil Jackson presidential regime, feeling the Zen Master was due bad luck after his record-setting “11 Rings” coaching career, when everything went right. Jackson was fired after June’s draft, when owner James Dolan viewed..." November 22

  • Steph Curry, JaVale McGee Make Fun Bet Over Davidson-Nevada Game

    NBC Bay Area "When your alma mater plays the alma mater of your teammate, you have to put a wager on the outcome of the game. That's exactly what Steph Curry and JaVale McGee have done for Tuesday night's clash between the Davidson Wildcats and Nevada Wolf Pack. But money isn't on the line. Public..." November 22

  • Kevin Durant on playing in OKC: ‘I learned how to tune out the crowd’

    Sportsnaut "Kevin Durant and his Golden State Warriors will take on the conference rival Oklahoma City Thunder for the first time this season on Thursday. It’s not your normal regular season basketball game. Bitterness remains at a near all-time high after Durant left the Thunder for the eventual NBA..." November 21

  • Kevin Durant still questionable against Thunder due to ankle sprain

    247 Sports "Due to the presence of Kevin Durant, games between the Oklahoma City Thunder and Golden State Warriors are always filled with hype and anticipation. But Durant may end up missing Wednesday's game between the two teams due to a lingering ankle injury. Durant missed Golden State's game against..." November 21

  • Warriors GM Bob Myers has zero tolerance for two things

    NBC Bay Area "Warriors general manager Bob Myers traveled to the East Coast for the team's current road trip. With Golden State playing in Brooklyn on Sunday, Myers joined "The Woj Pod" for a conversation with ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski. One question from Woj: "What do you have no tolerance for? Is there..." November 20

  • Steve Kerr’s solution for Trump and LaVar Ball silence

    New York Post "Steve Kerr is done with President Trump’s Twitter spat with LaVar Ball, with the Golden State coach saying we’d all be better if the outspoken pair would just pipe the heck down. “Modern life,” Kerr said before the Warriors’ 118-111 win in Brooklyn. “Two people seeking attention and they’re..." November 20

  • David Lee retires from the NBA after 12 seasons

    NBA.com "David Lee announced his retirement after 12 years in the league on Instagram. Lee played for five different teams during his career, and won a championship with the Golden State Warriors in 2015 as a key reserve during those Finals. Lee, who was drafted by the New York Knicks with the 30th..." November 20

  • Durant won't play vs. Nets due to ankle sprain

    NBC Bay Area "A day after playing 33 minutes against the 76ers, Warriors forward Kevin Durant won't play Sunday against the Nets. The Warriors announced that Durant is dealing with a left ankle sprain. Durant finished with 27 points, five rebounds, three assists, two steals and two blocks in the Warriors'..." November 19

  • Warriors' Young insists 'there's no beef' with D'Angelo Russell

    San Jose Mercury News "The two patched up their personal differences during their final season together with the Los Angeles Lakers. But how will Warriors forward Nick Young feel when he sees Brooklyn guard D’Angelo Russell as an opponent when the Warriors (12-4) play the Nets (6-9)? “There’s no beef,” Young said...." November 19

  • Curry admits he immediately forgot Kerr's play-call after timeout vs. 76ers

    San Jose Mercury News "It took only seven seconds before Warriors coach Steve Kerr called a timeout to chew out his players for not running a play correctly. “We were completely confused, and that’s inexcusable,” Kerr said. “You call a timeout and draw the play, they have to run the play.” It took only 45 seconds..." November 19

  • Durant jokes that fear of Embiid's tweets sparked Warriors' comeback

    SLAM Online "Fighting back from a 22-point halftime deficit, the Warriors were able to defeat the Sixers 124-116 on Saturday. After the game, Kevin Durant quipped that the Warriors didn’t want to lose, especially because Joel Embiid would have “gone straight to twitter and start talkin’ shit.” " November 19

  • Steph Curry frustrated his Celtics Finals comment went viral

    Larry Brown Sports "Steph Curry is frustrated that his comment about the Boston Celtics making the NBA Finals went viral, because he feels like it was taken out of context. After his Golden State Warriors lost to the Celtics 92-88 on Thursday night, Curry said it was “very very likely” that Boston reaches the NBA..." November 19

  • Steve Kerr on Joel Embiid: ‘What he did in LA was terrifying’

    Sportsnaut "Steve Kerr and the Golden State Warriors will take on an upstart Philadelphia 76ers team for the second time in a week Saturday night. Having already played Philadelphia, Kerr knows how good this young team is. While Golden State did come out on top last Saturday, the team saw first hand what..." November 18

  • Former Michigan State player’s suit against Draymond Green halted in California

    Lansing State Journal "A California judge ruled Thursday that if a former Michigan State football player wants to seek monetary damages from NBA star Draymond Green, he'll have to do it Michigan. It was unclear Thursday night if Jermaine Edmondson, the former MSU player, will file a civil lawsuit against Green over..." November 17

  • ‘Still OKC’ Kevin Durant: ‘Ain’t no such thing’ as loyalty

    Sportress of Blogitude "Kevin Durant insists he still has love for the Oklahoma City Thunder, saying that “blue is going to be in my blood forever.” While some would argue the superstar is being disingenuous with that comment given he spurned the Thunder to join the Golden State Warriors ahead of last season, Durant..." November 17

  • Report: NFL Owners Asked Adam Silver About Becoming Commissioner

    SLAM Online "NFL owners reportedly reached out to Adam Silver to gauge his interest in succeeding Roger Goodell as commissioner of the league. According to ESPN’s Don Van Natta Jr and Seth Wickersham, Silver immediately declined. [NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell] knows that there’s no clear successor,..." November 17

  • Adam Silver, Michele Roberts Meet with Commission to Discuss One-and-Done Rule

    Bleacher Report "The NBA could be one step closer to changing its heavily debated "one-and-done" rule. According to Adrian Wojnarowski of ESPN, NBA Commissioner Adam Silver and NBPA executive director Michele Roberts met with the Commission on College Basketball Thursday to discuss possible changes. There is..." November 17

  • Draymond Green responds to Mark Cuban’s criticism over use of term ‘owner’

    San Francisco Chronicle "Speaking Thursday afternoon to a standing-room-only crowd at Harvard’s John F. Kennedy School of Government, Warriors forward Draymond Green detailed why he feels so strongly that “chairman” should replace the term “owner” in sports. “When you look at the word ‘owner,’ it really dates back to..." November 17

  • Brad Stevens on Steve Kerr: “He’s been a very good resource for me”

    San Jose Mercury News "The front-row seat as a CBS analyst gave Steve Kerr an up close view on Brad Stevens’ rising stock as a coach. The lunch table gave Stevens an intimate environment to learn from Kerr. Stevens became a rising commodity after leading Butler to two consecutive NCAA Finals appearances in 2010 and..." November 16

  • Kevin Durant Doesn’t Want To Be ‘The Face of the Franchise’

    SLAM Online "Kevin Durant says he’s happy to be in a situation with the Warriors where he’s not the face of the franchise. In a feature by GQ’s Zach Baron, Durant added that he’s “bad at saying, ‘Stand behind me and follow me.’” “Steph Curry is the face of the franchise, and that helps me out, because I..." November 16

  • Warriors star Kevin Durant on loyalty in NBA: 'Ain't no such thing'

    Sporting News "Kevin Durant is finally at peace. In an exclusive interview with Bleacher Report, the Warriors star opened up about his journey from Oklahoma City to the Bay Area, saying the hardship and criticism he endured on his way to an NBA title made him the player he is today. "Once we won, I'm..." November 16

  • Stephen Curry to Teach Basketball Classes Online

    Bleacher Report "Golden State Warriors star Stephen Curry announced Thursday that he will soon become an instructor for online basketball classes. According to ESPN.com's Chris Haynes, the two-time NBA MVP and two-time NBA champion said the following about his new venture: "If I think about where I was when..." November 16

  • Draymond Green: Cavaliers fans should worry about LeBron James’ workload, not slow start

    Pro Basketball Talk "Draymond Green called Warriors-Cavaliers a rivalry, and he has done his part to make it one. He said he wanted to destroy the Cavs, called them boring and called their fans dumb. So, with Cleveland 7-7 and playing the NBA’s worst defense, Green didn’t pass up an opportunity to size up the team..." November 15

  • Steve Kerr: Boston Celtics should be East's best 'for long time to come'

    NBA.com "Disaster struck the Celtics just five minutes into their season-opener, when star free-agent signing Gordon Hayward was lost for the season with a gruesome leg injury. Virtually everything has gone their way since, with a 13-game win streak pushing them atop the Eastern Conference even as..." November 15

  • Klay Thompson rebuffs rumor of him dating model Abigail Ratchford

    San Jose Mercury News "Klay Thompson seemingly dismissed that he is dating supermodel Abigail Ratchford in an interview Tuesday with Damon Bruce of 95.7 The Game. In an Instagram post this past summer, Ratchford might have insinuated she had relations with Thompson — whose aloofness in reply to Bruce’s inquiry on..." November 15

  • NBA Players Increasingly Switching To Plant-Based Diet

    Real GM Basketball "Kyrie Irving, Damian Lillard, Wilson Chandler, Al Jefferson, Garrett Temple, Enes Kanter, JaVale McGee and Jahlil Okafor have all made a switch to a vegan or vegetarian diet over the past year or so. "Been on more of a plant-based diet, getting away from the animals and all that," Irving told..." November 15

  • USA Basketball Announces Roster For First World Cup Qualifiers

    Hoops Rumors "USA Basketball has announced its 12-man roster for the first round of the FIBA Basketball World Cup 2019 Americas Qualifiers, bringing back four members of the squad that won gold earlier this year in FIBA’s AmeriCup tournament. Here’s Team USA’s full 12-man roster: Semaj Christon, PG..." November 14

  • Stephen Curry missed national anthem because “nature called”

    San Jose Mercury News "The military personnel lined up in front of the flag. The Warriors and Sixers stood on opposite ends of the court. The sell-out crowd at Oracle Arena stood on their feet. But when the national anthem played, Warriors guard Stephen Curry was not on the court. The reasons had nothing to do with..." November 12

  • Embiid excited to face Warriors, told Draymond he's 'gonna kick his ass'

    Pro Basketball Talk "Joel Embiid has fired the first shots in a 'friendly' war of words between him and Golden State Warriors All-Star forward Draymond Green. During an interview, Embiid detailed an experience with Green where the Philadelphia 76ers center told him exactly what was on his mind. "I saw Draymond..." November 10

  • Kevin Durant improved at defense to avoid being called out in Warriors' film sessions

    CBS Sports "Fear, as Kevin Durant has learned, can be a tremendous motivator. The reigning Finals MVP and four-time scoring champion has become a much better defender with the Warriors over the past season-plus, than he was earlier in his career with the Thunder. Just a few weeks ago, he blocked two..." November 10

  • Omri Casspi told Kevin Durant he was holding him back after MVP chants from Warriors fans

    Clutch Points "Omri Casspi got a taste of a frenzied Golden State Warriors home crowd at Oracle Arena, seizing the opportunity to see some minutes on the floor due to the absence of starter Kevin Durant. The Israeli international enjoyed a season-best all-around the board, tallying 13 points, three rebounds,..." November 09

  • Steve Kerr cuts his nails while waiting for reporters to tweet lineup news

    CBS Sports "Hours before the Golden State Warriors took on the Minnesota Timberwolves on Wednesday night, news broke that Kevin Durant would be sitting out with a bruised thigh. The injury was a result of a number of tough falls the reigning Finals MVP took during the Warriors' win over the Miami Heat on..." November 09

  • Warriors won’t have Kevin Durant against Timberwolves

    San Jose Mercury News "As the Warriors look to keep pace atop the Western Conference standings on Wednesday night against the Minnesota Timberwolves, they’ll have to do so without their all-star forward Kevin Durant due to a thigh contusion. Durant injured the thigh in the first quarter of Monday’s game against the..." November 08

  • Draymond: 'Mood' Instagram post wasn't meant to troll LeBron

    Clutch Points "Draymond Green defended his Instagram post after seeing many new outlets deem it a petty shot to LeBron James and his struggling Cleveland Cavaliers. James posted a picture of the cartoon Arthur with a clenched fist with the caption “mood” — after losing a narrow game against the Atlanta Hawks,..." November 07

  • Steve Kerr calls for gun control after Texas church shooting

    Sporting News "Warriors coach Steve Kerr has been an outspoken advocate of gun control, and again voiced his opinion on the matter after a gunman killed 26 people Sunday at a church in Texas. Kerr compared the recent gun violence to a "public health issue" Monday ahead of Golden State's game against the..." November 07

  • Nike 'working to implement a solution' after string of jersey tears

    ESPN "After at least five of Nike's NBA jerseys ripped on players this season, the world's largest shoe and apparel giant has acknowledged it will make substantive changes. The company, which signed an eight-year, $1 billion deal with the NBA that began this year, said in a statement provided to ESPN..." November 07

  • Why Warriors’ Nick Young has accepted different role

    San Jose Mercury News "With his outgoing personality, eclectic sense of fashion and a smile that never goes away, Warriors forward Nick Young seems to be the perfect candidate for his own reality television show. Apparently, numerous television executives agree. Young said they have approached him “plenty of times,”..." November 07

  • Draymond Green Declines To Respond To Mark Cuban's Comments

    Real GM Basketball "Draymond Green declined to comment further on remarks made by Mark Cuban. Cuban said Green owed the NBA an apology for suggesting the term "owner" has a bad connotation. "Nobody can prep me," said Green. "I'm going to always say what I want. Ain't no prepping me. At all. Ever. Don't ever..." November 06

  • Warriors’ Damian Jones expected to spend most of season with G-League team

    San Jose Mercury News "The Warriors’ deep roster makes them the favorites to win the NBA title again. It also has given Warriors coach Steve Kerr unique challenges on shuffling the players at the end of his rotation through a mix of opportunities, healthy scratches and appearances on the inactive list. The Warriors..." November 05

  • Draymond says Izzo told him to quit complaining to refs

    247 Sports "Golden State Warriors star Draymond Green has always worn his emotions on his sleeve and that has led to a number of instances over the years where that attitude gets him in trouble with the league's referees. With Green recently getting into a dust-up with Washington Wizards guard Bradley..." November 05

  • Stephen Curry confirms mother still fines him for turnovers

    Larry Brown Sports "He’s evolved into one of the NBA’s best players, but Stephen Curry still has his mother on his back trying to limit his turnovers. Curry confirmed on Saturday that his mother still fines him every time he turns the ball over — and he still pays up. Keep in mind that Curry has been doing this..." November 05

  • Warriors teammates defend Draymond Green after Mark Cuban criticism

    ESPN "Golden State Warriors forward Draymond Green acknowledged Saturday that he has read Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban's remarks about him, but he elected not to comment further on the matter. Asked if he was advised not to address Cuban's comments to ESPN, Green responded: "Nobody can prep me...." November 04

  • Warriors' Steve Kerr apologizes after being caught dropping 'F' bombs at refs

    CBS Sports "It was pretty clear just minutes into the Warriors' 112-92 win over the San Antonio Spurs on Thursday that Golden State coach Steve Kerr wasn't happy with the way the game was being officiated. He picked up a technical foul and had to be restrained by assistant coach Mike Brown, but that didn't..." November 04

  • Warriors told Stephen Curry in 2012 they’d pay him max if healthy, but he took smaller extension

    Pro Basketball Talk "As the 2012-13 season approached, Stephen Curry was eligible for a rookie-scale contract extension. He showed plenty of promise during his first three NBA seasons, but he missed 56 games the season before with ankle injuries and hurt his ankle again in the preseason. The Warriors offered a..." November 04

  • Mark Cuban to Draymond Green: We own equity, not people

    ESPN "Mark Cuban said he believes Golden State Warriors forward Draymond Green "owes the NBA an apology" for criticizing the usage of the term "owner" in sports. Green made the statement last week as part of an Instagram post reacting to Houston Texans owner Bob McNair's controversial comment that..." November 04

  • Kerr: Like Curry, Thompson 'is at his absolute peak' now

    San Jose Mercury News "Is there anything Klay Thompson cannot do? On a team that boasts lots of offensive talent, Thompson has made the most out of his lethal shooting stroke. On a team that still struggles with consistency, Thompson has remained as steady as ever. On a team still trying to establish a defensive..." November 03

  • Curry responds to GOP name-drop in proposed tax reform bill

    San Francisco Chronicle "In its 429-page tax plan unveiled Thursday, the GOP names one person: Warriors guard Stephen Curry. Curry’s name drop came in an example about individual wage income: “The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act includes specific safeguards to prevent tax avoidance and help ensure taxpayers of all income levels..." November 02

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