Warriors Rumors & News

  • Kevin Durant would ‘love’ to make All-Defensive Team

    Larry Brown Sports "There is some evidence that the Golden State Warriors have made Kevin Durant even better, particularly defensively. Durant registered a career-high seven blocks on Friday against the New Orleans Pelicans, and admitted after the game that being considered for the All-Defensive Team is something..." October 21

  • Thompson donating $1,000 per point to wildfire relief efforts

    San Francisco Chronicle "Klay Thompson is typically one of the Warriors’ quietest players, but he is making his voice heard to support Wine Country wildfire relief efforts. In a video posted Friday afternoon to his Twitter account, Thompson announced that he will donate $1,000 for every point he scores in Golden..." October 20

  • Draymond Green, Andre Iguodala cleared to play vs. Pelican Friday

    Pro Basketball Talk "Without Draymond Green in the fourth quarter Tuesday night in the opener, and with Andre Iguodala out for the game, the Warriors defense fell apart against Houston. The Rockets scored 34 points in the quarter and came from behind to beat a Warriors team that had been in control of the game up to..." October 20

  • GM Bob Myers: Steve Kerr can coach Warriors ‘as long as he wants’

    Pro Basketball Talk "Rick Carlisle coached 13 seasons, including seven in Dallas, when the Mavericks stated he could coach them as long as he wanted. Steve Kerr needed just three seasons with the Warriors. Kerr has done an amazing job in Golden State, implementing a pace-setting offense predicated on movement..." October 19

  • Draymond Green has MRI on his left knee

    San Jose Mercury News "Warriors forward Draymond Green underwent an MRI on Wednesday after straining his left knee in Tuesday’s season-opening loss to Houston. The Warriors considered the exam a standard procedure, and expect to have the results at least by Thursday if not earlier. Nonetheless, that leaves Green’s..." October 19

  • Mike D’Antoni trolls Draymond Green over defensive criticisms

    Larry Brown Sports "Houston Rockets coach Mike D’Antoni couldn’t help but taking a shot back at Golden State’s Draymond Green over defensive criticisms. Green said Monday that he didn’t know “how serious [the Rockets] take defense” on Monday ahead of the season-opening clash between the two teams, but it was the..." October 18

  • NBA's Opening Night was a missed opportunity to elevate protest conversation to a new level

    New York Daily News "The stars were aligned for Tuesday to be a very special day for the NBA. In one of the most anticipated Opening Nights in the history of the league, the Cleveland Cavaliers and Boston Celtics were facing off against each other in the first game, with the finale featuring the Houston Rockets and..." October 18

  • Draymond Green Says He'll Be 'Fine' After Knee Injury vs. Rockets

    Bleacher Report "Golden State Warriors forward Draymond Green downplayed the knee injury that forced him to miss the final quarter of Tuesday's season-opening loss to the Houston Rockets. According to ESPN's Chris Haynes, Green said, "I'll be good. I'm fine." Per Haynes, Green suffered a left knee strain..." October 18

  • Warriors to sign Quinn Cook

    Fanrag Sports "The Golden State Warriors will be signing guard Quinn Cook to a two-way contract, according to Shams Charania of Yahoo! Sports’ The Vertical. A two-way contract allows a team to sign a player and have him play the majority of his time with the team’s G-League affiliate. In this case, Cook will..." October 17

  • Warriors’ Andre Iguodala out for season opener

    Yardbarker "Even before they’ve had a chance to defend their title, the Golden State Warriors are already being bitten by the injury bug. The team announced hours before their season opener against the Houston Rockets that super-sub Andre Iguodala will miss Tuesday’s game. It seems to be a somewhat..." October 17

  • Why you shouldn't expect NBA players to kneel for national anthem

    USA Today "When LeBron James voiced his opinion on the topic of anthem kneeling last month, saying “My voice and what I do in my community is more powerful than getting on a knee,” he was speaking for the NBA masses. In a league nearly three-fourths African American, where even NBA legend Bill Russell..." October 17

  • Draymond on Rockets: “I don’t know how serious they take defense”

    San Jose Mercury News "The concept endlessly amuses Warriors forward Draymond Green. In his mind, the Warriors have the most talent and the most confidence to win an NBA championship in what would mark their third in the past four years. That expectation has only prompted several of the other 29 NBA teams to stockpile..." October 17

  • Health issues put Kerr extension on back burner: 'I want to keep coaching, but...'

    NBC Bay Area "Despite two NBA titles and the best three-season record of any coach in league history, Warriors coach Steve Kerr enters Year 4 of a five-year deal worth $25 million without a contract extension. Though the topic has been raised, it is not currently a priority for general manager Bob Myers or..." October 16

  • Kerr says Curry more impactful than Jordan: 'He puts the fear of God into defenses'

    CBS Sports "Golden State Warriors coach Steve Kerr gets a lot of credit for taking a team with most of the pieces in place and immediately turning it into a dynasty, but he clearly understands the main reason for his success. On Thursday, Kerr gushed about his two-time MVP point guard Stephen Curry and the..." October 15

  • Steph Curry Has a Foot Fetish ... Ayesha Says

    TMZ "Steph Curry loves the thrill of victory ... but he's also a fan of da feet. Turns out, the Golden State Warriors superstar has a thing for footsies, according to his wife Ayesha Curry. "My husband really loves my feet," Ayesha admitted Friday on The Real (check local listings). "So, when..." October 14

  • Durant: Antetokounmpo's ceiling is 'best player to ever play'

    Bleacher Report "Kevin Durant's fandom of Giannis Antetokounmpo has been well-documented over the past year, and the reigning NBA Finals MVP heaped more praise on the Milwaukee Bucks stud Friday. In a Q&A video posted to his YouTube page, Durant said Antetokounmpo is his favorite player to watch and..." October 14

  • Jerry West’s Slow Removal From Golden State Reportedly Included A $1 Million Pay Cut

    Dime Magazine "We’re starting to learn a lot more about how Jerry West picked a job with the Clippers over continuing his stint with the Warriors. The Los Angels Clippers hired West to help fix the franchise over the summer, and the move came after a long period of success that West had as part-owner and advisor..." October 13

  • Report: NBA teams now staying away from Trump Hotels

    Pro Basketball Talk "NBA players on the road stay in the kind of high-end hotels you don’t tell friends coming to town about because why should they spend that much? Ritz-Carltons, Four Seasons and the like are the norm. Some hotels that want to be regular NBA team stops have made adjustments for them such as taller..." October 13

  • Steve Kerr says Steph Curry is at his absolute peak right now

    Clutch Points "Coming off the best individual postseason of his career, Stephen Curry will enter his ninth season with little left to accomplish after netting two championships, two Most Valuable Player awards, multiple All-Star stints, and a cornucopia of records bearing his name. Yet, the Golden State..." October 13

  • Draymond Green reveals the best advice Kobe gave him

    USA Today "Draymond Green revealed that he turned to Kobe Bryant for advice when he was feeling down after the Warriors lost to the Cavaliers in the 2016 Finals in a GQ feature story by Clay Skipper. Green says he didn't know how to deal with everyone thinking he was kicking other players on..." October 13

  • Draymond Green on 2017 NBA Finals: The Cavs 'Didn't Stand a F--king Chance'

    Bleacher Report "Simply beating the Cleveland Cavaliers in the 2017 NBA Finals wasn't enough for Draymond Green. "They didn't stand a f--king chance," Green said in an interview with GQ's Clay Skipper (Warning: link contains NSFW language). "It pissed me off we didn't sweep them, though." After falling to..." October 12

  • Stephen Curry already has some ideas if he’s an All-Star Game captain

    San Jose Mercury News "The game is still roughly four months off, but Warriors guard Stephen Curry already sounds like he’s preparing mentally for what he might do if he is selected as one of the new all-important captains for the 2018 NBA All-Star Game in Los Angeles. In a compelling revamping of the All-Star..." October 12

  • Sneaker wars? Golden State Warriors' Steph Curry says 'there's enough space for all of us'

    USA Today "The lobby at the Ritz-Carlton in Shanghai isn’t always as manic as it was last week. But the Golden State Warriors have a way of sparking hysteria whenever they visit. The week-long excursion may have been their third trip in 10 years, but the fans still lined up overnight and slept on the..." October 12

  • Report: Warriors Find Russell Westbrook Easy to Defend

    SLAM Online "Russell Westbrook‘s relentless style of play may strike fear in the hearts of most opponents, but the Golden State Warriors aren’t shook at all. The defending NBA champs apparently find it remarkably easy to keep the MVP in check. For the Dubs, guarding Russ is reportedly “like cake to..." October 11

  • The Charcuterie Board That Revolutionized Basketball

    ESPN "The sanctuary for the early check-ins, the merely laid-over and the maddeningly delayed is tucked between Gates 25 and 26 in Terminal 2 at Oakland International Airport. It's called Vino Volo, Italian for "wine flight," and it offers some 200 labels of the former, in advance of the aggravations of..." October 11

  • NBA expands international reach with a reported $225M deal in Japan

    Sporting News "With continued efforts to expand the NBA internationally, the league announced on Monday a multiyear partnership with Japanese tech company Rakuten to become the official broadcast partner for live games in Japan. The NBA will make $225 million during the partnership, but it's not clear how..." October 10

  • Stephen Curry, mom team up in NBA's initiative to aid youth basketball parents

    ESPN "The NBA is trying to help parents improve their children's basketball-playing experience, and the league recruited Stephen Curry and his mother to help. The two-time MVP from the Golden State Warriors and his mother, Sonya Curry, will take part Wednesday in a parent workshop and panel..." October 10

  • Russell Westbrook appears to take shot at Kevin Duran with 'adopt a cat' shirt

    Sporting News "Did Russell Westbrook take a subtle shot at Kevin Durant with his outfit choice on Sunday? NBA fans think so. Following the Thunder's win over Melbourne United, Westbrook spoke to reporters while wearing an “adopt a cat” shirt. NBA fans were quick to point out Durant's third-person tweets..." October 09

  • Kevin Durant wants a slice, invests in pizza company Pieology

    Bleacher Report "Kevin Durant is officially in the pizza business. On Sunday, Darren Rovell of ESPN.com reported Durant's company, the Durant Co., invested in the pizza chain Pieology. According to Rovell, the Durant Co. will own a stake in Pieology as well as some of its franchises. "I went to a one of them..." October 09

  • Warriors offer Anderson Varejao championship ring for last season, he accepts

    Pro Basketball Talk "Anderson Varejao played 14 games for the Golden State Warriors last season, after having been part of their Finals team down the stretch the season before. However, partway through last season, when Shaun Livingston was banged up, the Warriors waived Varejao to make room to sign Briante Weber, a..." October 08

  • NBA games in China a rousing success, but come at a cost

    USA Today "Joe Lacob had been resting for quite some time. Inside a private airport outside of the city of Shenzhen on Thursday night, about an hour’s drive from where his Golden State Warriors had fallen to the Minnesota Timberwolves in a preseason affair that tipped off at 2 p.m. local time, the..." October 07

  • Report: Warriors GM talked owner out of low-balling Curry this summer

    Pro Basketball Talk "Stephen Curry is the definition of a max player — two-time MVP, 25.5 points per game scorer, All-NBA player, All-Star, the leader who sets the tone and culture for the two-time champions, and a fan favorite who packs buildings in Oakland and on the road. Last summer, Curry was coming off a..." October 07

  • Klay Thompson: Warriors aspire to be Michael Jordan's Bulls

    ESPN "As the Golden State Warriors get set to embark on what could be their third championship season in four years, Klay Thompson isn't hiding from the fact that his team aspires to be this era's version of the 1990s Chicago Bulls that won six championships in eight seasons, led by Michael..." October 07

  • Rockets Coach D'Antoni: Warriors 'not Gonna Stop Us Either'

    NBC Bay Area "Last regular season, the Warriors were No. 1 in offensive rating at (113.2). The Rockets were No. 2 (111.8). And with Chris Paul now onboard, Houston's head coach is feeling even better about his team's offense. In year 1 under D'Antoni, the Rockets shot an unprecedented 40.3 3-point..." October 06

  • Warriors submit bid for NBA All-Star Game at Chase Center

    San Jose Mercury News "The Warriors could host the NBA All-Star Game at Chase Center as soon as the 2021 season. Golden State submitted a bid for the midseason showcase to be held at the franchise’s new San Francisco arena, sources confirmed to Bay Area New Group. Chase Center, currently under construction, is..." October 06

  • Warriors owner considered offering Stephen Curry a contract below the max

    CBS Sports "The Warriors' run the last few years has been a mix of incredible team building, smart use of assets and, yes, a whole lot of luck. They changed basketball with revolutionary offense and a defense that can maintain a high level even at a high pace. However, none of that is possible if Stephen..." October 05

  • NBA Won't Rule Out Reducing 82-Game Schedule In Future

    Real GM Basketball "The NBA is willing to consider changing the length of the season from 82 games, especially if it opens up opportunities for more games or even teams in international markets “We can play games in China and Europe, or occasional preseason games as a one-off, but under existing airline..." October 05

  • ‘Golden' excerpt: Inside Steph Curry’s road to redemption

    The Athletic "By the time Steph Curry exited the Warriors’ locker room, his black championship shirt was soaked in champagne, his championship dad hat turned to the back. In one hand, he had a bottle of Moët with a white LED light bulb inside. In the other hand, his championship cigar, the one he’d been waiting..." October 05

  • Warriors delight Chinese crowd in entertaining loss to Minnesota

    San Francisco Chronicle "In July, after buying a blue No. 0 Warriors jersey at the NBA Store in New York City, Ken Wang had a curious request: Could an employee stitch the nickname of his favorite player — Nick “Swaggy P” Young — onto the back? At 5 a.m. Thursday, Wang, a 16-year-old aspiring point guard from..." October 05

  • NBA GMs Have Picked The Warriors To Repeat And LeBron To Win NBA MVP

    Uproxx "The annual preseason poll of NBA general managers is out, and LeBron James is the consensus pick to claim the league’s most valuable player award. James was the big winner in the polling, winning the top selection in seven categories overall. LeBron was picked as the league’s most best small..." October 04

  • Steve Kerr wants one more All-Star Game change

    Sportsnaut "The NBA recently announced a new format for its annual All-Star Game, but Golden State Warriors coach Steve Kerr would’ve also liked to see a change in who represents the league. According to ESPN’s Nick Friedell, Kerr said he supports the new style where the leading vote-getter from each..." October 04

  • Steve Kerr on Vegas massacre: ‘I hope we can do more than just offer victims our thoughts and prayers'

    The Athletic "Flying separate from his team due to a passport delay, Steve Kerr and his wife, Margot, were waiting in an LAX terminal late Sunday night for their flight to Hong Kong. But right before boarding, Kerr spotted some breaking news on a nearby television. Early reports were surfacing of a mass..." October 04

  • NBA changes 2018 All-Star Game format, eliminates traditional East vs. West

    CBS Sports "The NBA has eliminated the traditional Eastern Conference vs. Western Conference format for the 2018 All-Star Game, and will instead implement a model that could see top stars like LeBron James and Kevin Durant playing on the same team. In the new format, the leading fan vote-getters from the..." October 03

  • Klay Thompson says he's open to taking a discount to stay with Warriors in two years

    CBS Sports "Klay Thompson is a key part of why the Warriors are able to be the dominant force they are. Thompson is always capable of catching fire and helping the Dubs overwhelms their opponents with 3-pointers at any moment. In two years when Thompson's contract expires, the Warriors are going to be left..." October 03

  • Draymond Green explains why the Warriors didn't take a knee in first preseason game

    CBS Sports "After many NFL players and teams took the knee during the national anthem last week, most people were wondering if any NBA teams would follow the same path. In particular, all eyes were on the Golden State Warriors given the recent comments from the likes of Steph Curry and Draymond Green, as well..." October 01

  • Curry dismisses notion NBA players immune to social, racial inequality

    ESPN "Golden State Warriors superstar Stephen Curry is very much aware that he lives a life most people can't relate to. But he made it abundantly clear that it doesn't mean he can't be a voice for those people. In an interview with ESPN, the two-time MVP said it's disturbing when his critics deem..." October 01

  • Josh Jackson clarifies his comments about Steph Curry

    Yardbarker "Phoenix Suns rookie Josh Jackson wants everyone to know that his comments about Stephen Curry being “unathletic” were not meant as shade. Jackson used Twitter on Friday to clarify exactly what he meant when he made the remarks — noting that he simply has a standard for athleticism, and not..." September 30

  • Did Russell Westbrook troll Kevin Durant on his birthday with new contract?

    Yardbarker "There was a lot of talk about whether or not Oklahoma City Thunder star Russell Westbrook would sign his extension to remain with the team going forward. Rumors of him sticking around for a year and then jumping ship to Los Angeles were circulating, as some tried to predict what next summer’s..." September 29

  • Suns Rookie Josh Jackson Says Stephen Curry Is 'Small and Unathletic'

    Bleacher Report "Phoenix Suns forward Josh Jackson has yet to play a minute in the NBA, so forgive him if he has some unfounded thoughts about Stephen Curry. Appearing in a video for Vice Sports released Wednesday, the No. 4 overall pick said the two-time MVP has the NBA skill set least comparable to his...." September 29

  • Multiple players cut ties with top NBA agent in wake of NCAA basketball bribe scandal

    ESPN "In the wake of the FBI corruption probe that has shaken the college basketball world this week, multiple clients have severed ties with Andy Miller, one of the NBA's most prominent agents, and another has filed a $13.5 million arbitration claim, alleging he was defrauded, league sources told..." September 29

Warriors Forum Top 5

  1. I'm scared of OKC
    Last post: eDush
  2. Game 2: Warriors (0-1) @ Pelicans (0-1)
    Last post: eDush
  3. Game 1: Rockets vs Warriors
    Last post: eDush
  4. Off Topic
    Last post: PetroffDV97
  5. 2017/18 Preseason
    Last post: Scoots