Warriors Rumors & News

  • Lakers come to play while Kobe's away, stun Warriors without Bryant

    Los Angeles Times "For the first time this season, the crowd's reaction to the Lakers' player introductions at Staples Center did not reach its normal feverish climax when Kobe Bryant steps on the court. Bryant was not in the house Tuesday night. But even as a fatigued Bryant was rested, the sold-out crowd of..." December 24

  • Jermaine O’Neal says whether or not he plays this season will be ‘a pure family decision’

    Pro Basketball Talk "Jermaine O’Neal played 18 NBA seasons for seven different teams, and proved he was still impactful in a reserve role last year with the Golden State Warriors. O’Neal has contemplated retirement, however, and has yet to make a decision on whether or not he’ll catch on with someone — most likely..." December 23

  • Sources: Kings prefer George Karl, not serious about hiring Mark Jackson

    Pro Basketball Talk "The Sacramento Kings shocked many in the NBA world when they abruptly fired head coach Mike Malone last week. Malone is respected in league circles and most rival scouts, coaches and executives believe he had been doing a good job coaching the team. He was also popular in the Kings’ locker room,..." December 23

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    Sean Cunningham @News10Sean

    David Lee to play for the Warriors tonight vs. Kings. Reinjured left hamstring back on Nov. 5.Only played in 1 game this season.

  • Adam Silver on tanking: 'I absolutely don't think any team is trying to lose'

    ESPN.com "NBA commissioner Adam Silver says that the perception of tanking in the league is greater than the reality of it. "I absolutely don't think any team is trying to lose," Silver said in an interview with ESPN's Andy Katz for "Outside the Lines." "No player is going out there to lose," Silver..." December 21

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    Carl Steward @stewardsfolly

    David Lee did practice today. Not talking about it until tomorrow, though. Getting post-practice "maintenance."

  • Warriors' Andrew Bogut likens restoring cars to caring for battered body

    Yahoo! Sports "Injury-riddled Andrew Bogut escapes his NBA frustrations by getting wrapped up into his love of old cars. Bogut, the son of a mechanic, has owned as many as 35 vehicles and his latest passion off the court is restoring a 1949 Cadillac Coupe de Ville and a 1969 Shelby Mustang. It's not uncommon..." December 20

  • Curry, Warriors down Thunder 114-109

    CSN Bay Area "The Warriors reverted to their winning ways Thursday night, outlasting the Oklahoma City Thunder 114-109 at Oracle Arena. One game after their franchise-record 16-game win streak was snapped at Memphis, the Warriors fell behind early but rallied back to remain in front for most of the game to..." December 19

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    Marc J. Spears @SpearsNBAYahoo

    Warriors forward Harrison Barnes is scheduled to undergo a minor procedure tomorrow to re-straighten his broken nose.

  • 5d
    Marc Stein @ESPNSteinLine

    O'Neal makes home in DFW area and has long hoped to play for Mavs. But now, with Rondo there, I'm told he's highly intrigued by possibility

  • 6d
    Diamond Leung @diamond83

    Warriors center Andrew Bogut underwent platelet rich plasma therapy on right knee, and there is no timetable for his return.

  • Warriors' Bogut won't face Thunder

    Oakland Tribune "In a development that's hardly a surprise, center Andrew Bogut was declared out for the Warriors' Thursday night game against the surging Oklahoma City Thunder at Oracle Arena. The question remains how serious Bogut's injury is and how long he might be sidelined. The 7-footer is suffering from..." December 18

  • Warriors GM Myers reveals time frame, goal for Lee's return

    CSN Bay Area "David Lee originally injured his left hamstring in Golden State's preseason finale on Oct. 24. He missed the first three games of the regular season, and aggravated it during the Warriors' fourth game, a 121-104 win over the Clippers. When will the 2013 All-Star suit up again? "He hasn't..." December 18

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    David Aldridge @daldridgetnt

    Andrew Bogut had PRP (platelet-rich plasma) procedure on knee today. Likely to have another in a week. Same procedure as @DwightHoward had.

  • 7d
    Rusty Simmons @Rusty_SFChron

    Warriors center Andrew Bogut (right knee) and power forward David Lee (left hamstring) are listed as out for Thursday's game vs. OKC.

  • 7d
    Rusty Simmons @Rusty_SFChron

    The Warriors have assigned reserve center Ognjen Kuzmic to their NBA Development affiliate in Santa Cruz.

  • Grizzlies end Golden State's streak, 105-97

    Memphis Commercial Appeal "Grizzlies coach Dave Joerger didn’t appreciate being down after the first quarter mainly because his starters were slogging along. That all changed when the second unit stepped onto the court Tuesday night. Memphis picked up the pace, started the second period by scoring 20 unanswered points..." December 17

  • Andre Iguodala gets technical foul for dancing

    Sporting News "Andre Iguodala is normally a pretty cool customer, but during Tuesday night's loss against the Grizzlies, he wound up getting a technical foul for . . . dancing? Golden State's do-it-all forward was complaining to referees that Memphis point guard Mike Conley had taken an extra step on a drive..." December 17

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    Rusty Simmons @Rusty_SFChron

    The Warriors have updated Andrew Bogut's status for Tuesday's game at Memphis to doubtful. His right knee was reevaluated by team docs Mon.

  • Kerr upset with play of Cunningham

    ESPN.com "Golden State Warriors coach Steve Kerr said the team will send two plays involving Pelicans forward Dante Cunningham to the league for review. Kerr presides over a 16-game win streak and the league's best record, but he's not happy with the way Cunningham swung his elbows in the proximity of..." December 15

  • Steve Kerr: Warriors won't win 72

    ESPN.com "The Golden State Warriors have begun the season 21-2 and are on a 16-game win streak, but first-year Warriors coach Steve Kerr is rejecting comparisons to the 1996 72-win Chicago Bulls team on which he played. When asked if the Warriors could pull it off, Kerr responded, "Oh God, no...." December 15

  • Warriors coach Steve Kerr: David Lee won't play Sunday

    CBS Sports Fantasy News "Warriors coach Steve Kerr said following a 105-98 victory over the Mavericks on Saturday that power forward David Lee will not play Sunday in New Orleans, reports the San Francisco Chronicle. Lee has only appeared in one game this season due to a nagging hamstring injury. He remains without a..." December 14

  • Warriors reached out to Ray Allen's representation

    CSN Bay Area "A report surfaced earlier this week claiming that the Warriors were interested in free agent shooting guard Ray Allen. Has Golden State reached out to the 10-time All-Star? Warriors GM Bob Myers told 95.7 FM The Game on Thursday afternoon that the club has in fact reached out to Allen's..." December 13

  • Barnes steps up in Warriors' win over Rockets

    CSN Bay Area "Steve Kerr is in the record books. Barely. Kerr became the first rookie coach in NBA history to win 19 of his first 21 games, as the Warriors defeated the Rockets 105-93 in a bruising battle before a sellout crowd (19,596) Wednesday night at Oracle Arena. The Warriors extended their..." December 11

  • Warriors tune out owner-created 'distraction,' keep winning

    Sporting News "The Warriors are unconscious. They beat the Rockets on Wednesday for their franchise-record 14th consecutive victory. They did so a few days after their former coach and one of the team's owners sniped at each other. First, co-owner Joe Lacob claimed that ex-coach Mark Jackson was not liked..." December 11

  • 14d
    Jonathan Feigen @Jonathan_Feigen

    Andrew Bogut out for Warriors. Ezeli to start at center against Tarik Black. Bogut day-to-day.

  • Toilet gibes spur Warriors to rethink Mission Bay arena design

    San Francisco Chronicle "The Golden State Warriors have given their planned Mission Bay arena a design do-over intended to make everyone forget about an earlier set of drawings in which the 18,000-seat venue looked very much like a toilet. Gone is much of the rectangular viewing deck that, when coupled with the oval..." December 10

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    Rusty Simmons @Rusty_SFChron

    The Warriors announce that David Lee (left hamstring) will miss his 16th straight game Wednesday. Andrew Bogut (right knee) is questionable.

  • Warriors beat T'Wolves, run streak to 13

    CSN Bay Area "The Warriors won their 13th consecutive game Monday night, putting away the Timberwolves 102-86 at Target Center in Minneapolis. Five Warriors scored in double figures, led by 21 points each from Stephen Curry and Klay Thompson. Shaun Livingston and Marreese Speights each put in 12, while..." December 09

  • Ex-Warriors coach Mark Jackson says in sermon Joe Lacob ‘said I was good for nothing’

    Inside the Warriors "Former Warriors coach Mark Jackson referenced Joe Lacob in his sermon at his church Sunday, saying the co-owner “put me on blast.” Smiling as he spoke to members of a cheering congregation, Jackson said in recorded comments that Lacob “said I was good for nothing, an owner that knew me for..." December 09

  • Love trade talks don't weigh on Warriors' Kerr

    Minneapolis Star Tribune "Golden State arrived at Target Center on Monday with a 17-2 record and a franchise-record winning streak that had reached 12 games, which was the NBA’s best record and best season start in team history. So did the Warriors do right when they refused to trade young shooting guard Klay Thompson..." December 09

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    Diamond Leung @diamond83

    Andrew Bogut has right knee irritation, and his return is questionable.

  • Warriors co-owner apologizes for Mark Jackson comments

    San Jose Mercury News "Warriors co-owner Joe Lacob apologized Sunday for comments he made last week at a venture capitalists luncheon in Menlo Park regarding his reasons for firing coach Mark Jackson. "I have a tremendous amount of respect for Mark Jackson and what he accomplished as our head coach," Lacob wrote in..." December 08

  • 18d
    Diamond Leung @diamond83

    Steve Kerr says David Lee back next week, but not sure when. Out for Chicago.

  • Warriors owner says Mark Jackson “couldn’t get along with anybody else in the organization”

    Oakland Tribune "Warriors co-owner Joe Lacob praised coach Steve Kerr at a time when the team is off to its best start in franchise history and listed the reasons he fired Mark Jackson in a speaking appearance before venture capitalists in Menlo Park this week. While crediting Jackson for changing the Warriors'..." December 06

  • Warriors owner says Mark Jackson “couldn’t get along with anybody else in the organization”

    Pro Basketball Talk "Right now, Steve Kerr is in the middle of a grand honeymoon. He came into Golden State and has run smarter sets, putting players in different roles and positions that play to their strengths much more than Mark Jackson did last year. Plus Kerr is getting them to play good defense (something..." December 05

  • Warriors soar to 11th straight win 112-85 over the Pelicans

    CSN Bay Area "The Warriors on Thursday won their 11th consecutive game, matching the franchise record, with a 112-85 dispatching of the Pelicans before a sellout crowd (19,596) at Oracle Arena. Five players scored in double figures, with Klay Thompson leading the way with 23 points. Stephen Curry added 19..." December 05

  • Curry nails game-winner, W's win 10th straight

    CSN Bay Area "Stephen Curry had missed two chances to put away the Orlando Magic. Given a third opportunity, he nailed it. Curry's 3-pointer with 2.2 seconds remaining Tuesday night pulled the Warriors out of hole and into a 98-97 victory over Orlando before a sellout crowd at Oracle Arena. The comeback –..." December 03

  • Criminally underpaid Stephen Curry expected to outplay contract

    Sporting News "As is often the case with Stephen Curry, the Golden State Warriors point guard played brilliantly against the Detroit Pistons on Sunday. Curry had 16 points and nine assists when he tweaked his left ankle in the third quarter and needed to leave the game. In this case, Curry's X-ray came back..." December 03

  • How should the Warriors utilize David Lee once he returns from injury?

    Golden State Of Mind "Having a deep basketball team is a luxury and the Golden State Warriors possess it. With depth at multiple positions, the Warriors can afford to unleash starting-caliber players like Andre Iguodala and Shaun Livingston from the bench. Of course, bringing talented players off the pine requires..." December 02

  • Warriors win at Detroit to complete 5-0 trip

    San Francisco Chronicle "After two seasons of doling out more than 50 tickets to family and friends when the Warriors swing through Michigan, Draymond Green decided to trim the list to 22 for this season’s homecoming. That means about 30 of Green’s family and friends missed a firsthand look at one of the most..." December 01

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    Diamond Leung @diamond83

    Stephen Curry x ray negative

  • Stephen Curry: ‘I’ve always thought about’ playing for Hornets

    Oakland Tribune "Dell and Sonya Curry still keep a room for their son, Stephen, in their Charlotte, North Carolina, home where they hosted Warriors teammates and about 40 family members for Thanksgiving. Memorabilia from Stephen's high school days at Charlotte Christian School remains inside the household..." November 30

  • Led by Speights, Warriors overtake Hornets for 8th win in a row

    San Francisco Chronicle "Well, these Warriors sure do have a knack for finding unusual ways to win. On a Friday night when the league’s best field-goal defense allowed the Hornets to shoot 50 percent into the fourth quarter and the league’s best backcourt shot 16-of-42 from the floor, the Warriors coaxed more magic out..." November 29

  • Warriors' Stephen Curry talks of home before Charlotte game

    Oakland Tribune "Dell and Sonya Curry still keep a room for their son, Stephen, in their Charlotte, North Carolina, home where they hosted Warriors teammates and about 40 family members for Thanksgiving. Memorabilia from Stephen's high school days at Charlotte Christian School remains inside the household where..." November 28

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    Diamond Leung @diamond83

    Isiah Thomas told Sirius XM Stephen Curry is NBA's best point guard. "He's also trying to dominate you on the defensive side of the ball."

  • Curry breaks Ray Allen's NBA record against Heat

    CSN Bay Area "Stephen Curry lit it up in the Warriors' 114-97 win over the Miami Heat on Tuesday night, totaling 40 points on 12-for-19 shooting and 8-for-11 from 3-point range to go along with seven assists, six rebounds, three steals and two turnovers in 37 minutes. In the process, he recorded his 51st..." November 27

  • Warriors handle Magic, extend streak to seven

    CSN Bay Area "The Warriors got back to scrimmage mode Wednesday night, and Stephen Curry once again emerged as the star. One night after scoring 40 points in Miami, the All-Star point guard poured in 28 in 24 minutes to lead the Warriors to a 111-96 annihilation of the Magic at Amway Center in..." November 27

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    Rusty Simmons @Rusty_SFChron

    Leandro Barbosa (right knee) will not play, according to the Warriors.

  • Curry gets hot, Warriors beat Heat 114-97

    CSN Bay Area "After a one-game slump, Stephen Curry and Klay Thompson, AKA "The Splash Brothers,'' were back to themselves Tuesday night. Curry scored a season-high 40 points and Thompson added 24, as the Warriors posted a 114-97 win over a Heat team that kept things close until the final minutes in..." November 26