Warriors Rumors & News

  • Warriors Sign Georges Niang

    Hoops Rumors "The Warriors have added another player to their training camp roster, according to ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski, who reports (via Twitter) that former Pacer Georges Niang has inked a partially guaranteed deal with the defending champs. It’s a one-year pact. Golden State already has 15 players on..." August 16

  • Russell Westbrook, Kevin Durant Open With Best Odds to Win 2017-18 MVP

    SI "Russell Westbrook and Kevin Durant opened as the favorites to win the 2017-18 NBA MVP award, according to SportsInsights. The former teammates came in at +350, creating a decent gap between themselves and the rest of the pack. Kawhi Leonard is third on the list at +550, followed up by last..." August 16

  • Kevin Durant rules out possibility of ever playing for Knicks

    Clutch Points "Finals MVP Kevin Durant has been making the most of his offseason, not only staying in sunny L.A., but traveling to India, and most recently to New York City to a charity function. The Washington D.C. native inaugurated a court in the East Side of the so called Mecca of basketball, giving back..." August 16

  • It's no surprise Dahntay Jones doesn't consider Stephen Curry a top-10 player

    Sporting News "Warriors star Stephen Curry is a four-time NBA All-Star, two-time MVP, two-time NBA champion and quite possibly the greatest shooter of all time. It's crazy not to consider him a top-10 player, right? Insert Dahntay Jones, noted basketball instigator. Jones, who was signed by the Cavs ahead of..." August 14

  • Durant apologizes for comments about India that 'were taken out of context'

    Fox News Sports "Pro basketball superstar Kevin Durant tweeted an apology Friday after making comments critical of India during an interview with sports website the Athletic. Durant, a member of the NBA champion Golden State Warriors, traveled to India recently, where he apparently experienced some culture..." August 12

  • The Warriors reportedly once tried to trade for Chris Paul before they were a superteam

    CBS Sports "The Warriors are a franchise that makes a run at the biggest stars they possibly can. Ever since Joe Lacob and Bob Meyers took over that has become what they're known for. Sure, they got Stephen Curry, Klay Thompson, and Draymond Green through a mix of development and luck. However, they've always..." August 11

  • Kevin Durant: Playing Against Russ, PG, Adams ‘Is Going To Suck’

    SLAM Online "Warriors star Kevin Durant is not looking forward to playing against the Thunder’s Big Three of Russell Westbrook, Paul George and Steven Adams next season. In an interview with The Athletic, Durant said that facing OKC “is going to suck” for every team in the NBA, including his Warriors:..." August 11

  • NBA expected to approve player-resting rules

    Chicago Sun-Times "NBA owners are expected to approve player-resting rules in September designed to cut back on teams benching healthy players for regular-season games, a person with direct knowledge of the situation told USA TODAY Sports. The person requested anonymity because he was not authorized to speak..." August 10

  • Durant rationalizes paycut: 'My money ... I can do what the hell I want with it'

    CSN Bay Area "The Finals MVP has spoken. Kevin Durant, in an interview with Anthony Slater of the Athletic, made his first public comments addressing the criticism revolving around his new deal that will see him suit up for the Golden State Warriors for about $10 million below the max. And he made it very..." August 10

  • Warriors preparing to make a run for Paul George

    CBS Sports "Paul George kindly informed the Indiana Pacers front office this offseason that he had no intentions of re-signing with the team when he hit the free-agent market in 2018, prompting a trade to send him to the Oklahoma City Thunder in exchange for Victor Oladipo and Domantas Sabonis the night..." August 10

  • Darrell Arthur: Nuggets can be 'right up there' with Warriors

    The Score "Darrell Arthur has very high expectations for the Denver Nuggets. After narrowly missing out on a playoff spot last season, the eight-year veteran believes the Nuggets will not only reach the postseason in 2017-18, but also make a run at a championship. "We can be a contender for sure, right..." August 09

  • Stephen Curry Believes Warriors Improved In Offseason

    Real GM Basketball "The Golden State Warriors were able to keep their core together while also adding three potential rotation players. “We have a great potential and opportunity to do amazing things and win more championships,” Stephen Curry said. “When you have that chemistry, you don’t want it to end. You don’t..." August 08

  • Steph Curry Says His Rivalry With LeBron James Is Nothing Personal

    Complex "For two guys who don't really stand toe-to-toe that often, Steph Curry and LeBron James have developed what looks like a hostile relationship from the outside looking in. After Cleveland pulled off that infamous 3-1 Finals comeback, LeBron and his teammates ate cookies with names of the Warriors..." August 07

  • Did Nick Young take shot at D’Angelo Russell with T-shirt at Drew League?

    Larry Brown Sports "Swaggy P is quickly becoming Subtle P from the looks of it. Golden State Warriors swingman Nick Young made an appearance at a Drew League game on Saturday and was spotted on the Warriors’ official Snapchat Story wearing a T-shirt that read “You Snitch.” That shirt could be interpreted by..." August 06

  • 'Kevin Durant Oklahoma Doesn't Hate You!!' ... Says Senator

    TMZ "Dear Kevin Durant, Not everyone in Oklahoma hates your guts. In fact, one of the most powerful people in the state is welcoming you back with open arms ... Senator Jim Inhofe. "Kevin Durant would be welcome back in Oklahoma any time he's willing to come and I want to be the first one he..." August 05

  • David West: Warriors don’t have issues because we communicate

    Yardbarker "While the Cleveland Cavaliers have been the talk of the NBA this summer for numerous reasons, the Golden State Warriors have been quietly reloading for another championship pursuit. The Warriors re-signed many of their key pieces, which should be enough for them to repeat as champs. The team..." August 05

  • Warriors star Steph Curry impresses with 4-over 74 in professional golf debut

    CBS Sports "Stephen Curry pumped his right fist, raised his arms in the air with club in hand and gave a firm shoulder bump to caddie Jonnie West, his golf partner on road trips with the Golden State Warriors. After three bogeys in five holes of his professional golf debut, a birdie was worthy of..." August 04

  • Michael Jordan backs Kevin Durant’s right to choose Warriors

    Pro Basketball Talk "Kevin Durant took a lot of heat for his choice to leave a good Oklahoma City team to turn Golden State into a juggernaut. Not that he cared — he got the ring he craved, and a Finals MVP to go with it. Among the groups of critics were many former players — coincidentally, most without rings —..." August 03

  • Draymond Green set to join elite company with signature shoe

    Sportsnaut "Golden State Warriors forward Draymond Green might not average 20-plus points per game. He’s not a super star in the true sense of the word. Though, an argument could surely be made that Green is one of the top-10 all-around players in the NBA. And it looks like Nike is giving him that..." August 03

  • Stephen Curry Says He Didn’t Mock LeBron James With Dance

    SLAM Online "A clip of Stephen Curry perfoming his own version of the #LeBronChallenge at a wedding made the rounds on the Internet this week, and with Kyrie Irving looking on and laughing, people assumed Curry was making fun of LeBron James. Not so, says Steph. Curry explains that he’s obsessed with..." August 02

  • Stephen Curry said he offered to take salary discount for Warriors

    Pro Basketball Talk "Kevin Durant famously took $9.5 million less than he could have squeezed out of Golden State for next season, which Warriors GM Bob Myers has said helped the team re-sign Andre Iguodala, Shaun Livingston, and David West, keeping the core of the championship Warriors together for at least a couple..." August 02

  • Report: Ian Clark signs one-year deal with New Orleans Pelicans

    NBA.com "After a two-year stint with the Golden State Warriors, guard Ian Clark reportedly is on his way to the New Orleans Pelicans. Shams Charania of The Vertical reported the free-agent deal, which has not been announced by New Orleans." August 02

  • Stephen Curry least favored to win Ellie May Classic

    ESPN "With the summer still in full swing, Stephen Curry is entering his first professional golf event this week: the Web.com Tour's Ellie Mae Classic. His entry via a sponsor's exemption has drawn enough buzz that one Las Vegas sportsbook has booked odds on him winning the tournament and making the..." August 01

  • Dwyane Wade cracks great joke about how to stop Stephen Curry

    Sportress of Blogitude "Dwyane Wade couldn’t help but crack a joke after he was asked about how to slow down the seemingly unstoppable Stephen Curry. The Chicago Bulls star responded to an inquiry on Twitter asking how to stop the Golden State Warriors sharpshooter by making reference to Ayesha Curry’s renowned skills..." August 01

  • Kevin Durant says in YouTube comment that LeBron James is not better than him

    CBS Sports "Kevin Durant is one of the most extremely online players in the NBA. Twitter users have no doubt seen his multitude of incredible tweets from the early days of the platform, and he's gotten back in the Twitter game this offseason. But now he's taken to a new platform to share his..." August 01

  • Stephen Curry crashed random party after Harrison Barnes’ wedding

    Sportsnaut "Golden State Warriors All-Star point guard Stephen Curry is living it up this summer. After attending the wedding of ex-teammate Harrison Barnes, Curry rounded up some of his friends and crashed a random party, according to TMZ Sports. Bud Light was the choice of drink at the 20-something..." August 01

  • Matt Barnes: People focus on hating LeBron instead of 'witnessing history'

    Cavs Nation "Through his first 14 years in the league, LeBron James has been arguably the best player in the league through a majority of his time. This territory comes with the criticism or hatred toward superstar players for their shortcomings or simple dislike. During an appearance on Fox Sports One..." July 31

  • LeBron Jr’s Team Loses Game; Fans Chant WARRIORS

    Black Sports Online "LeBron may or may not protested the outcome of this game, maybe it was become a few fans were trolling him after Bron Jr took a L. Overtime has the video of fans chanting WARRIORS after the final buzzer." July 31

  • Kyrie cheers as Curry appears to mock LeBron's workout videos

    USA Today "The Kyrie Irving trade request saga is bordering on soap opera levels of absurdity. And now Steph Curry has thrust himself into this little drama brewing in Cleveland, where Irving has requested a trade. Curry and Irving attended Harrison Barnes’ wedding over the weekend, and the two appeared..." July 30

  • Kevin Durant breaks Guinness world record in India

    San Francisco Chronicle "During a summer trip to India, Kevin Durant made history. The 2017 NBA Finals MVP arrived in India this week to donate basketball courts and coach some of its top players. He also made set a Guinness World Record. Durant and 3,459 Indian children from the Reliance Foundation Jr. NBA program..." July 29

  • Kevin Durant weighs in on Kyrie Irving saga from India

    Sportress of Blogitude "Not even being half a world away could prevent Kevin Durant from being confronted with questions about the perpetually evolving drama surrounding Kyrie Irving. The Golden State Warriors superstar, during an appearance at the NBA Academy India in Noida, addressed Irving’s demand for a trade from..." July 28

  • Warriors To Sign Antonius Cleveland

    Hoops Rumors "Antonius Cleveland has agreed to sign with the Warriors, tweets Ian Begley of ESPN. The 6’6″ guard went undrafted out of Southeast Missouri State after averaging 16.6 points and 5.2 rebounds per game as a senior." July 27

  • Report: JaVale McGee will re-sign with Warriors

    CSN Bay Area "JaVale McGee isn't going anywhere. McGee will re-sign with the Warriors, according to ESPN's Chris Haynes. Soon after the news surfaced on Twitter, JaVale posted on Instagram Golden State could only offer the big man the minimum of $2.1 million. In 77 games (10 starts) with the..." July 27

  • Draymond Green's civil suit accuser says, 'I still feel his hand on my jaw'

    NBC Bay Area "Draymond Green, a star forward for the Golden State Warriors, was slapped with a lawsuit Tuesday. Jermaine Edmondson and Bianca Williams brought claims of physical assault, bullying and misleading statements against the professional basketball player stemming from two incidents in Michigan last..." July 26

  • NBA Sees Expansion As Inevitable But Not Sure On Timeline

    Real GM Basketball "In an interview in June with C.J. McCollum for The Players Tribune, Adam Silver talked about expansion. "I think it's just a question of when's the right time to seriously start thinking about expansion," said Adam Silver. "Think about the state we're in the league right now, where amazing to..." July 26

  • Warriors release statement following Draymond Green’s new lawsuit

    Clutch Points "Following the recent lawsuit against Draymond Green brought into the forefront by a California-based attorney, related to last year’s incident in East Lansing, Michigan — the Golden State Warriors have released a statement regarding their All-Star forward. “This lawsuit relates to an incident..." July 25

  • Draymond Green to be sued for assault

    SLAM Online "Warriors star Draymond Green is facing charges of assault and battery in a civil lawsuit to be filed on Tuesday. According to a press release obtained by ABC News’ Sabina Ghebremedhin, Green is being accused of “physical assault, bullying and [making] misleading statements” toward a young man..." July 24

  • Steve Kerr: 'I'd like to see JaVale back' with Warriors

    CSN Bay Area "Though the Warriors haven’t decided who will nab their 15th and final roster spot, when they will fill it -- if at all -- the head coach is willing to offer his opinion. Steve Kerr is lining up with a vocal segment of Warriors fans who would like another season of JaVale McGee. “I’d like to..." July 24

  • Draymond Green and Conor McGregor Trade Shots on Instagram

    Complex "The WWE-style trash talking about the upcoming boxing match between Conor McGregor and Floyd Mayweather isn’t merely between the two fighters. NBA Defensive Player of the Year Draymond Green of the Golden State Warriors has joined the fray. Fellow players such as the now-retired Paul Pierce can..." July 23

  • Warriors' Bell calls out site for selling fake game-worn jersey

    USA Today "Former Oregon forward Jordan Bell was drafted by the Bulls in the second round this year, but then the Warriors made a deal with Chicago to have him join their championship squad as the only rookie. So now the 22-year-old is getting a bit more attention than he would have if he had stayed on the..." July 23

  • Draymond Green scoffs at Blazers’ talk of being a major threat with Carmelo Anthony

    Washington Post "The Portland Trail Blazers seem to be putting the cart way ahead of the horse with their talk of Carmelo Anthony. The New York Knicks forward has let it be known that he’d be willing to waive his no-trade clause to be possibly dealt to the Cleveland Cavaliers or Houston Rockets, not necessarily to..." July 21

  • Warriors to become first NBA team with broad use of personal seat licenses

    ESPN "The Golden State Warriors are bringing the personal seat license to the NBA. Officials with the defending NBA champions acknowledged Wednesday that to get season tickets at the team's new privately financed $1 billion Chase Center, which is slated to open in 2019, fans will have to pay a fee..." July 20

  • Kevin Durant to make trip to India in effort to boost NBA footprint

    ESPN "Golden State Warriors All-Star Kevin Durant will visit India next Thursday to further fortify the growing popularity of basketball in the country and serve as a coach to some of its top players. The first order of business for the NBA champ and 2017 Finals MVP will be stopping in New Delhi to..." July 20

  • Adam Silver predicts legal sports gambling ‘in the next few years’

    Larry Brown Sports "Long bullish regarding the prospect of legalizing sports gambling in the United States, NBA commissioner Adam Silver thinks it will happen sooner rather than later. Silver said Wednesday that he expects sports betting to be legalized within a few years, saying it would provide “enormous..." July 20

  • Warriors to name Aaron Miles head coach of G-League affiliate

    San Francisco Chronicle "Golden State is expected to name former Warriors point guard Aaron Miles as the head coach of its NBA Gatorade League affiliate in Santa Cruz, a source confirmed with The Chronicle. The news was first reported by 2ways10days.com. Miles, 34, comes to the Warriors after spending last season as..." July 19

  • NBA eliminates home and road uniforms, teases new Nike jerseys

    CBS Sports "NBA games will look a lot different next season, as the league has uniform major changes planned as they begin their partnership with Nike. One of the big changes in store is that the league is doing away with home and away jerseys, so expect to see plenty of color vs. color uniform matchups..." July 18

  • JaVale McGee reportedly unhappy with Warriors

    Larry Brown Sports "JaVale McGee and the Golden State Warriors may be headed towards divorce. Marcus Thompson II of The Mercury News reported on Friday that McGee, who remains unsigned as an unrestricted free agent, is unhappy with the Warriors over the way the offseason has transpired. Per Thompson: At..." July 16

  • Nick Young jokes that Steve Kerr is Warriors’ best shooter

    Sportsnaut "Who’s the best shooter on the Golden State Warriors? Stephen Curry? Klay Thompson? Kevin Durant? According to new Warrior Nick Young, none of the above. A fan took to Twitter to ask Young who his team’s best shooter was. He went with his new coach. To be fair, Young is probably just having..." July 15

  • Russell Westbrook and Kevin Durant are friends again

    Pro Basketball Talk "Paul George said he spoke with Kevin Durant about joining the Thunder, but Oklahoma City’s newest star added he didn’t want to know too much about the Durant-Russell Westbrook relationship. George learned something, though. George on The Woj Pod, as transcribed by Adam Kemp of The..." July 15

  • Klay Thompson's Dad-Carmelo On The Rockets? 'Serious Threat To Warriors'

    TMZ "Klay Thompson's dad, Mychal, says the Warriors better hope the Carmelo Anthony trade is dead, 'cause if the Rockets get Melo, they'll be a legit threat to dethrone his son's team. Houston's already stacked with James Harden and CP3 ... so we asked Thompson -- a former NBA stud himself -- if..." July 14

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