Warriors Rumors & News

  • Terrence Jones To Join Warriors’ G League Team

    Hoops Rumors "Former first-round pick Terrence Jones is poised to join the Warriors’ G League affiliate, according to Sam Amick of USA Today. As Amick reports, the Santa Cruz Warriors currently have the top waiver priority, so they intend to snag Jones once the veteran power forward officially signs a G League..." December 13

  • Who's on the hot seat? Evaluating job security of every NBA coach

    Sporting News "When Phoenix gave the pink slip to Earl Watson in October, it ended a remarkable stretch of NBA coaching stability. Before the move to replace Watson, it had been a year-and-a-half since the league last had a coach get fired. Since then, we’ve already had another firing, a stunner that saw..." December 12

  • Nick Young leaves Monday night’s game with concussion

    San Jose Mercury News "Warriors guard Nick Young left with a concussion in the third quarter of Golden State’s 111-104 victory over the Portland Trailblazers Monday night Young was injured after an inadvertent hit to the head by Jordan Bell in the third quarter. Though he stayed in the game to for a possession after..." December 12

  • Warriors’ Zaza Pachulia ruled out of Portland game with sore shoulder

    San Francisco Chronicle "Warriors center Zaza Pachulia has been ruled out of Monday night’s game against Portland. Pachulia missed last Monday’s win over New Orleans with left shoulder soreness. He returned for the Charlotte game, but didn’t come back after heading to the locker room with a recurrence of shoulder pain..." December 11

  • Kerr: Draymond 'was an absolute monster; exactly where he needs to be'

    NBC Sports Bay Area "Draymond Green only scored two points against the Pistons last Friday night. He went 0-for-5 from 3-point territory. But the reigning Defensive Player of Year dished out 13 assists to go along with 6 rebounds, 6 blocks (tied a career high) and 3 steals. "He was brilliant," Steve Kerr told..." December 11

  • Matt Barnes calling it a career, says he did it his way

    ESPN "Matt Barnes is wrapping up his wild ride through the NBA. The 37-year-old forward, who won a title with the Golden State Warriors last season but hasn't played this year, posted his retirement announcement on Instagram on Monday. He wrote: "Had a cool 15yr run!! Traveled the world met alota..." December 11

  • Steve Kerr: Warriors will get better with Steph Curry out 'because we have to'

    Sporting News "Warriors coach Steve Kerr said Stephen Curry's injury is "a good thing for our team" in a certain way. Curry is out two weeks with an ankle sprain. "I think big picture-wise over the next couple weeks it’s an opportunity for our team to get better because we have to," Kerr told reporters..." December 08

  • Stephen Curry on injury: Better now than later

    Sportsnaut "Injuries are never a welcomed development, but there are ideals moments for them to happen. Stephen Curry is looking at the bright side. ESPN’s Chris Haynes notes the Golden State Warriors point guard was disappointed he couldn’t play against his hometown Charlotte Hornets but said the timing..." December 07

  • Report: NBA to establish G-League franchise in Mexico as soon as possible

    Larry Brown Sports "In an effort to expand its product internationally, the NBA is reportedly starting a G-League franchise south of the border. Marc Stein of the New York Times reported on Thursday that the NBA intends to “move quickly” to establish a team in Mexico, with play potentially beginning as early as..." December 07

  • Steve Kerr: Curry Injury ‘Good Thing’ for Warriors

    SLAM Online "Steve Kerr thinks Stephen Curry being out for a couple of weeks due to a sprained right ankle is a “good thing” for the Golden State Warriors. Kerr says the defending champs can benefit from being forced to learn how to play without the two-time MVP. Kevin Durant led the defending NBA champs..." December 07

  • Shaun Livingston has no objections over one-game suspension

    Clutch Points "Golden State Warriors point guard Shaun Livingston was recently at the center of one of the most controversial ejections of the 2017-18 NBA season. The veteran guard was protesting a no-call when he and referee Courtney Kirkland literally bumped heads during the game. Livingston was ejected..." December 07

  • Teams Eyeing Patrick McCaw As Free Agent Target?

    Hoops Rumors "Patrick McCaw will be a restricted free agent after the season and the second-year wing is “regarded as a top target” for teams as they look ahead to the 2018 free agent class, Bobby Marks of ESPN.com writes. Opposing teams like McCaw’s age and versatility and he could draw offers despite the..." December 07

  • Warriors to start G-League star Quinn Cook in Stephen Curry’s absence

    Sportsnaut "In shocking news out of the Bay Area, the Golden State Warriors indicated on Wednesday that the team will start Duke product and G-League star Quinn Cook in Stephen Curry’s absence for the foreseeable future. “We’re going to start Quinn Cook and we’ll bring Shaun off the bench just because..." December 06

  • After string of ejections, Steve Kerr wants Warriors to stay composed

    San Francisco Chronicle "In the wake of the Warriors’ 125-115 win Monday night over the Pelicans, Golden State head coach Steve Kerr took issue with his team’s repeated emotional outbursts. “It’s absolutely too much,” Kerr said. “We’re not composed out there. We’re a championship team. We have to be poised, and we have..." December 06

  • Warriors Projected To Spend $1.1B On Salary, Tax Between 2017-2021

    Real GM Basketball "The Golden State Warriors are projected to spend more than $1.1 billion in player salary and luxury tax payments between the 17-18 season and 20-21. "Finances are the only thing that will break up this Warriors team," said one league executive. While Stephen Curry is signed for four more..." December 06

  • Report: Steph Curry’s MRI Showed No Damage To Ankle, But He Could Be Out ‘A While’

    Uproxx "The Warriors received positive news on Tuesday regarding star Steph Curry’s sprained ankle that he suffered on Monday night in Golden State’s win over the Pelicans. Curry had his MRI on Tuesday and the results came back negative for any structural damage to his ankle, per The Vertical’s Shams..." December 05

  • Stephen Curry will not play Wednesday versus Hornets

    247 Sports "Stephen Curry will not be playing Wednesday night. After badly rolling his right ankle on a defensive closeout versus the New Orleans Pelicans on Monday night, the two-time MVP has been ruled out versus his hometown Charlotte Hornets on Wednesday. " December 05

  • 'I'm not going to fight nobody': DeMarcus Cousins, Kevin Durant ejected after heated on-floor confrontation

    The Advocate "Late in Monday's 125-115 loss to the Golden State Warriors, New Orleans Pelicans forward DeMarcus Cousins was dealt his second ejection this season after he and Warriors forward Kevin Durant confronted each other in a heated argument with 1:14 remaining in the fourth quarter. Cousins received..." December 05

  • DeMarcus Cousins, Kevin Durant separated by security in hallway altercation after ejections

    Clutch Points "Monday night’s game between the Golden State Warriors (19-6) and the New Orleans Pelicans (12-12) was quite crazy, to say the least. In the final two minutes of the contest, two of the NBA’s biggest stars in the Warriors’ Kevin Durant and the Pelicans’ DeMarcus Cousins got into a heated..." December 05

  • Steph Curry leaves game against Pelicans with sprained right ankle; X-rays negative

    ESPN "Golden State Warriors guard Stephen Curry left Monday's 125-115 win over the New Orleans Pelicans after spraining his right ankle. X-rays taken after the game were negative. But Curry left Smoothie King Center in a walking boot and on crutches, and the angle to which his ankle was bent looked..." December 05

  • NBA's TV viewership up 32%, highest since 2010-2011 season

    USA Today "Whether it was this summer’s unprecedented player movement or the NBA’s abundance of intriguing story lines, the league's television ratings are up substantially from last season. Between ESPN, TNT and NBA TV, the league’s viewership is up 32% this season and averaging 1.4 million viewers..." December 05

  • Warriors’ Zaza Pachulia listed as questionable vs. Pelicans

    San Francisco Chronicle "Warriors center Zaza Pachulia is questionable for Monday night’s game against the Pelicans with a sore left shoulder. In Sunday night’s 123-95 win over the Heat, Pachulia had eight points, four rebounds and two assists in 18 minutes. If he is ruled out in New Orleans, JaVale McGee, David West,..." December 04

  • Warriors await possible punishment for Shaun Livingston

    San Francisco Chronicle "Midway through the second quarter of the Warriors’ 123-95 win Sunday night over the Heat, Golden State point guard Shaun Livingston was ejected for making physical contact with an official. Livingston, upset for what he viewed as a no-call on a 13-foot jumper with 6:24 left in the half, stomped..." December 04

  • Shaun Livingston given one-game suspension, while official receives one-week suspension

    San Jose Mercury News "The NBA penalized Warriors guard Shaun Livingston with a one-game suspension and official Courtney Kirkland for their role in what the league called “an on-court altercation” during the Warriors’ game on Sunday in Miami. The NBA determined that the incident began when Livingston “aggressively..." December 04

  • The NBA Has Been Making Behind The Scenes Moves For The Legalization Of Sports Gambling

    Uproxx "The Supreme Court will hear oral arguments for Christie v. NCAA on Monday, better known as the sports betting legalization case. Gambling, particularly on sports, was once taboo, but has now become part of the sports fan’s lexicon and a ubiquitous presence around sports coverage. A look at..." December 04

  • Warriors' Kevin Durant jokingly says he owns a mansion on Waiters Island

    CBS Sports "Once upon a time, Kevin Durant and Dion Waiters were teammates on the Oklahoma City Thunder. But while both of them have moved on from OKC, and now play on opposite coasts, they're still close. Ahead of the Golden State Warriors' matchup with the Miami Heat on Sunday night, Durant spoke about..." December 04

  • Warriors' Kevin Durant jokingly says he owns a mansion on Waiters Island

    CBS Sports "Once upon a time, Kevin Durant and Dion Waiters were teammates on the Oklahoma City Thunder. But while both of them have moved on from OKC, and now play on opposite coasts, they're still close. Ahead of the Golden State Warriors' matchup with the Miami Heat on Sunday night, Durant spoke about..." December 03

  • Kevin Durant on ejection: ‘The refs run the game’

    San Jose Mercury News "In normal circumstances, the moment may have prompted Kevin Durant to show excitement over bullying past Orlando forward Aaron Gordon into the paint and pulling up for an easy floater. Instead, Durant turned toward official Eric Lewis, glared at him and expressed his displeasure over a non-call..." December 02

  • Omri Casspi wanted Warriors to dictate his future: 'At the end of the day...'

    NBC Sports Bay Area "Omri Casspi did not anticipate the Warriors to come calling in free agency. But early in the morning on July 1 -- when Casspi was at home in Israel -- Golden State came knocking. "I knew this was where I wanted to put myself," Casspi told ESPN's Kevin Arnovitz. "I wanted to be a part of this..." November 29

  • Stephen Curry, Kevin Durant have Lonzo Ball’s back, say give him time

    Pro Basketball Talk "In Stephen Curry‘s first two months in the NBA, he averaged 10.2 points on 44 percent shooting (39.5 percent from three) and 5.4 assists per game. He played well, but nobody was watching him thinking “this is a future two-time MVP and leader of a championship team.” It took some time for Curry to..." November 29

  • Swaggy 'going to go in and try to kill' the Lakers

    San Jose Mercury News "It seems inevitable the insults will spill out of Nick Young’s mouth as quickly as he takes shots. When the Warriors (15-6) visit the Los Angeles Lakers (8-12) on Wednesday, it won’t just mark Young’s return since ending a four-year run with the Lakers to join the Warriors in hopes of winning..." November 28

  • Ayesha Curry disputes Twitter's claim that Steph ignored young fan

    New York Post "Hell hath no fury like a scorned Ayesha Curry on Twitter. A Twitter user posted a video with a young fan with Warriors players, sans two-time MVP Stephen Curry. The tweet read, “Steph Curry ain’t s–t.” “So tired of seeing this,” the mother of two began, saying the shots were from a Nov. 19..." November 28

  • Warriors Stephen Curry and Kevin Durant listed as questionable vs Lakers

    San Jose Mercury News "On Tuesday, the Golden State Warriors announced that forward Kevin Durant and Stephen Curry are listed as questionable for Tuesday’s contest against the Los Angeles Lakers. While Durant continues to nurse an injured ankle suffered in a Nov. 18 matchup against the Philadelphia 76ers, Curry is..." November 28

  • Draymond Green says Kings ‘really athletic’ minus Zach Randolph

    Clutch Points "The Golden State Warriors are looking to keep their two-game win streak going tonight as they square off against the lowly Sacramento Kings. Although the Kings have largely struggled the entire 2017-18 NBA season, their explosive, young core still helps them match up athletically with just about..." November 28

  • Draymond Green says ‘more guys should be like’ Jordan Bell

    Clutch Points "Jordan Bell’s road to the NBA has been a rollercoaster with huge ups like a mythical five-by-five during the Summer League and downs like sitting four consecutive games as the likes of Kevon Looney, David West, and JaVale McGee see divided minutes on the floor. In near poetic justice, Bell got..." November 27

  • Stephen Curry, Kevin Durant are out vs Kings, while Andre Iguodala is doubtful

    San Jose Mercury News "As the Golden State Warriors look to notch their 3rd straight victory Monday night against the Sacramento Kings, they’ll have to do so without guard Stephen Curry and forward Kevin Durant, while forward Andre Iguodala remains doubtful, according to the team. While Durant recovers from an..." November 27

  • How David West’s leadership extends to the bench

    San Jose Mercury News "The loud voice boomed across the court. Those sitting at press row could hear the message, too. “That’s a travel!!!” Warriors reserve forward David West yelled out from the end of the bench. Moments later, officials determined the same thing. So they called Minnesota center Karl-Anthony Towns..." November 27

  • Warriors’ Kevin Durant to miss second consecutive game

    Sportsnaut "The Golden State Warriors will be without reigning NBA Finals MVP Kevin Durant for the second consecutive game when they take on the New Orleans Pelicans Saturday night. Durant suffered a sprained ankle against the Philadelphia 76ers last Saturday. After missing the next game against Brooklyn,..." November 25

  • Jordan Bell on strong game vs. Bulls: “I wanted to see how cash considerations was playing”

    Pro Basketball Talk "Last June, the Chicago Bulls traded the rights to the No. 38 pick to the Golden State Warriors for $3.5 million cash. Not that the Bulls were really hurting for cash, and as a rebuilding team the Bulls could have used that pick, but Jerry Reinsdorf still owns the team, so cash won the day. The..." November 25

  • Kerr regrets playing Durant vs. Thunder

    ESPN "Golden State Warriors forward Kevin Durant is doubtful for Saturday's game against the New Orleans Pelicans with what the team is calling a sprained ankle -- an issue that Warriors coach Steve Kerr said was bad enough that he regrets playing Durant against the Oklahoma City Thunder on..." November 25

  • Draymond Green and Kevin Durant out for Friday’s game vs Bulls

    San Jose Mercury News "As the Warriors look to get back to their winning ways Friday night against the Chicago Bulls, they’ll have to do so without forwards Kevin Durant and Draymond Green. While Durant will be held out with a sprained ankle suffered in Saturday’s game against the Sixers, Green will miss his first..." November 24

  • Russell Westbrook on dust-up with Kevin Durant: 'I play the same way every night'

    ESPN "Tensions ran hot between Russell Westbrook and Kevin Durant on the court once again, as the two went forehead-to-forehead briefly in the third quarter and were each assessed a technical foul in the Thunder's 108-91 win over the Golden State Warriors on Wednesday night. "Man, that's just ball,"..." November 23

  • 25 Players Still On Non-Guaranteed 2017/18 Salaries

    Hoops Rumors "There are 25 players around the NBA playing on 2017/18 salaries that aren’t yet fully guaranteed. While having those salaries guaranteed will be a mere formality for some players, others may be at risk of losing their roster spot with decision day nearing. If teams keep non-guaranteed players..." November 23

  • Kevin Durant called Russell Westbrook a ‘pu**y’ during altercation

    Clutch Points "As expected, the first meeting between the Golden State Warriors and Oklahoma City Thunder this was not without heightened emotions, as Kevin Durant and Russell Westbrook had their own heated exchange. The two went face-to-face after the reigning MVP almost stole the ball, and many wondered..." November 23

  • Knicks’ Enes Kanter thrilled Thunder fulfilled his parting wish

    Larry Brown Sports "Enes Kanter is now a member of the New York Knicks, but his heart was still very much with Oklahoma City on Wednesday night. Kanter played two and a half seasons with the Thunder and was teammates with Kevin Durant for one and half of them. He was a part of the team’s run to the Western..." November 23

  • Kevin Durant says it’s not only about him and Russell Westbrook

    Fanrag Sports "The Golden State Warriors ultimately came up short against the Oklahoma City Thunder on Wednesday evening while superstar forward Kevin Durant notably returned to where it all began. Even so, the Warriors swingman still insists that these games are not only about him and Thunder point guard..." November 23

  • Kevin Durant And His Mom Think The Perceived Beef With Russell Westbrook Is ‘Too Hyped’

    Dime Magazine "Russell Westbrook got the best of Kevin Durant and the Golden State Warriors on Wednesday night, scoring 34 points with a near-triple double to propel the Oklahoma City Thunder to a lopsided victory. While that result was somewhat unexpected, the headliner of the evening was Westbrook and Durant..." November 23

  • Jordan Bell: Rookie year with Warriors 'like being a freshman all over again'

    NBC Sports Bay Area "Warriors rookie Jordan Bell made an instant impact for the team this season. But as of late, his playing time has dwindled. In four of the Warriors' last five games, Bell has been inactive. “It's just the life of a rookie,” Bell said to The Athletic. “That's what Steve Kerr always tells me...." November 23

  • Draymond Green on double techs: 'Maybe everyone should stop playing with passion'

    CBS Sports "Draymond Green is an emotional guy that plays with a fire and demeanor that can get him into trouble. He'll pick up technical fouls for a lot of reasons whether it's arguing with officials, talking trash, or getting too physical with his opponents. He was once suspended from a game in the NBA..." November 23

  • 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

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