Warriors Rumors & News

  • 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

  • Golden State Warriors' Draymond Green says the 'best is yet to come'

    BBC "Draymond Green has warned that basketball has "not yet seen the best" of the Golden State Warriors. Green won his second NBA title as the Warriors beat Cleveland Cavaliers 4-1 to regain the NBA Championship in June. The Warriors can become the seventh franchise in NBA history to win..." July 14

  • Pacers wanted Klay Thompson for Paul George

    San Jose Mercury News "Dealing away Klay Thompson was clearly a non-starter for the Warriors, even when the return package included Paul George. Still, George spent some time thinking about what it would be like to join Golden State. That was before the Pacers traded George to the Thunder, of course. But George..." July 13

  • Kevin Durant was reportedly in on Peyton Manning’s ESPYs joke

    Larry Brown Sports "Kevin Durant may have looked angry when Peyton Manning threw a well-timed zinger his way at the ESPYs Wednesday night, but apparently the Golden State Warriors star was just putting his acting skills to work. According to ESPN’s Chris Haynes, Durant knew the joke was coming and was simply..." July 13

  • The NBA Is Reportedly Moving Up The Trade Deadline Next Season

    Dime Magazine "The NBA trade deadline has, for years, happened after the NBA All-Star break. The weekend breeds trade rumors as executives have the chance to meet in person and reporters dig for details of those discussions amid the parties and festivities. Then, the week after celebrating the league’s best,..." July 13

  • Adam Silver: Changing NBA playoff structure 'not at top of agenda right now'

    CBS Sports "There has been talk for years about disregarding conferences when it comes to the NBA playoffs and seeding the teams 1-16 based on records. The idea resurfaced recently, after All-Stars Paul George and Jimmy Butler were traded to the Western Conference, making it even more formidable than it..." July 12

  • Kevin Durant on joining Warriors: 'I didn't go there to make my life easier'

    CBS Sports "Since Kevin Durant made his decision to join the Golden State Warriors last summer, the sports media world has been inundated with takes expressing everything from contempt -- ESPN's Stephen A. Smith said that Durant's decision to join the Warriors was "the weakest move I've seen from a superstar"..." July 12

  • Kevin Durant, Warriors have funny nickname for Steve Nash

    Larry Brown Sports "Steve Nash may only be a part-time consultant for the Golden State Warriors, but it’s clear that he has a lot of sway over the team. Kevin Durant discussed his relationship with Nash in the latest entry in his “Still KD” web series, and he revealed that he and his Warriors teammates have a..." July 12

  • Olympic Channel to air all original broadcasts of 1992 Dream Team's gold medal run

    SI "We live in an endless era of basketball debates—LeBron versus Durant, should you or should you not trust The Process, and is Danny Ainge crazy or crazy like a leprechaun? Here’s the one thing most pro basketball fans can agree on is this: The 1992 United States Olympic Team is the greatest in the..." July 12

  • Still KD: Through the Noise

    SLAM Online "Kevin Durant’s decision to leave the Oklahoma City Thunder for the Golden State Warriors last summer shocked the basketball world. In a letter published on the Players Tribune on July 4th, 2016, Durant expressed he was leaving the franchise he spent the last nine years with to head west and join..." July 11

  • Paul George says Kevin Durant sold him on OKC: 'That place will blow you away'

    CBS Sports "All-Star forward Paul George, who was traded to the Thunder shortly after the NBA Draft, has already been sold on the organization from an unlikely face who left town for greener pastures a year ago: Kevin Durant. "KD was like, 'That place will blow you away,'" George told Sports Illustrated..." July 11

  • Steve Kerr would love to have JaVale McGee back

    Clutch Points "The Golden State Warriors have aimed and hit on every free agency target they had locked into this offseason, between landing all of their returning players to scoring a couple additions to complement the roster needs. With their roster set at 14 and already deep into the salary cap luxury..." July 11

  • Steve Kerr calls Kevin Durant's contract 'remarkable gesture'

    ESPN "Warriors coach Steve Kerr seems extremely grateful for Kevin Durant's willingness to take less than a max contract to help keep Golden State's title-winning core together. Speaking to the Bay Area News Group on Monday, Kerr called Durant's two-year, $53 million deal a "remarkable..." July 11

  • Five NBA teams that improved the most during free agency

    Sportsnaut "Money might have flown around the NBA during the early stages of free agency, but that wasn’t the only avenue teams used to upgrade their rosters. More so than in previous years, the trade route become a prevalent area for teams to address weaknesses. From the Houston Rockets adding Chris Paul..." July 11

  • Warriors GM says the team is 'way over' budget after a free agency that has included $334 million in contracts

    Business Insider "The Golden State Warriors have locked in a dynamic core for years to come, but the one concern over how long it might last comes down to money. After a free-agency period that included re-signing Stephen Curry, Kevin Durant, Andre Iguodala, and Shaun Livingston to join Klay Thompson and..." July 11

  • Ian Clark: ‘No hard feelings’ over likely departure from Warriors

    Larry Brown Sports "Ian Clark’s time with the Golden State Warriors is almost certainly up, and he seems to be at peace with that. The guard was a valuable contributor to Golden State, but financial realities likely mean that he’ll have to find a new team, and he knows it. “It’s part of the business,” Clark..." July 11

  • Prime opportunity awaits Damian Jones if Warriors don’t re-sign JaVale McGee

    San Jose Mercury News "JaVale McGee remains in free agency limbo as the Warrior roster sits at 14. Perhaps no current player is affected by the decision on that final spot more than second-year center Damian Jones. If Bob Myers works something out with McGee and brings him back for the veteran minimum — which is all..." July 10

  • Jordan Bell says playing Guitar Hero helped him with timing on blocked shots

    Larry Brown Sports "Jordan Bell is a firm believer in the ol’ hand-eye coordination defense of the value of video games. In a feature by Anthony Slater of the San Jose Mercury News that ran over the weekend, the Golden State Warriors rookie said that playing Guitar Hero helped him with his timing on blocked..." July 10

  • Omri Casspi took less than half the salary to join Warriors

    Pro Basketball Talk "Kevin Durant took a big discount to play for the Warriors next season. He isn’t the only one. So did Omri Casspi, who’s signing a one-year minimum contract. Zach Lowe of ESPN: Casspi turned down a one-year, $4.5 million offer from a likely lottery team, according to a league..." July 10

  • Bucks, Ian Clark have mutual interest

    Clutch Points "The Milwaukee Bucks have shown a mutual interest in free agent shooting guard Ian Clark, as the organization looks to add shooting depth to its ranks, according to Gery Woelfel of the Racine Journal Times. Clark played an important role off the Golden State Warriors‘ bench last season,..." July 10

  • Richard Jefferson talks smack with Steph Curry, Andre Iguodala at Kent Bazemore's wedding

    Sporting News "The NBA offseason continues to find new ways to entertain basketball fans. Hawks wing Kent Bazemore got married on Saturday and several prominent NBA players were in attendance, including some of his former Warriors teammates. Cavaliers forward Richard Jefferson was seated at the same table..." July 09

  • Jordan Bell Signs With Warriors

    Hoops Rumors "The Warriors have announced the signing of second-round pick Jordan Bell, tweets Anthony Slater of The San Jose Mercury News. Bell will receive a two-year minimum-salary deal, which was all Golden State could offer because of its cap situation. A 6’9″ junior out of Oregon, Bell was taken 38th..." July 08

  • Warriors GM: Team won’t call Nick Young ‘Swaggy P’

    Sportsnaut "Nick Young is the newest member of the Golden State Warriors and he’s already brought some controversy, although it is lighthearted. Will the “Swaggy P” moniker come with him to Golden State? For his part, Young doesn’t think that doing away with the nickname is possible. He feels that the fans..." July 08

  • Warriors bring back starting center Zaza Pachulia on one-year deal

    San Jose Mercury News "The fifth member of the Warriors’ starting lineup is officially returning to the Bay Area. Zaza Pachulia, the team’s starting center and nightly enforcer, re-signed on a one-year deal Friday afternoon. It is for $3.5 million, as first reported by USA Today’s Sam Amick. Because the Warriors..." July 07

  • Kevin Durant takes credit for big contracts for ex-teammates Roberson, Waiters

    CBS Sports "When it launched in 2014, The Players Tribune gave athletes a medium to get their message out to the fans. It doesn't have the word limitations of Twitter, allowing athletes to explain their decisions in full without interruption or the chance of misinterpretation. Kevin Durant, however,..." July 06

  • JaVale McGee to meet with Kings

    247 Sports "JaVale McGee may just remain in California after all. The free agent center is scheduled to visit the Sacramento Kings on Thursday, according to Chris Haynes of ESPN. McGee is gauging his value on the market after meeting with the Los Angeles Clippers on Wednesday. The Kings are looking for..." July 06

  • Nick Young will sign one-year, $5.2 million deal with Warriors

    Hoops Hype "The Golden State Warriors will sign former Los Angeles Lakers guard and California native Nick Young to a one-year, $5.2 million deal. Young reportedly also received an offer from the Timberwolves, speculated to be worth $4.3 million each season for two years. Young and the Pelicans had mutual..." July 05

  • Clippers Rumors: JaVale McGee Reportedly Meeting with LA Amid Warriors Talks

    Bleacher Report "Free-agent center JaVale McGee has a meeting scheduled with the Los Angeles Clippers on Wednesday, according to ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski. Wojnarowski also reported McGee remains engaged in talks with the Golden State Warriors. The 29-year-old provided quality play off the bench for the Dubs..." July 05

  • Report: Warriors expected to re-sign Zaza Pachulia

    CSN Bay Area "Zaza Pachulia took less money last summer to join Golden State. And the Warriors are expected to re-sign their starting center, according to USA Today Sports' Sam Amick. Pachulia averaged 6.1 points, 5.9 rebounds and 1.9 assists over 70 games last season. He shot over 53 percent from the..." July 04

  • Warriors sign forward Omri Casspi to one-year deal

    Clutch Points "After successfully retaining their core this summer, with the re-signing of Shaun Livingston, Andre Iguodala and Kevin Durant, the Golden State Warriors are still finding ways to further improve their roster. Although they have been linked to Jamal Crawford and Nick Young, the Warriors are headed..." July 04

  • Kevin Durant would have taken even less money for Rudy Gay

    Larry Brown Sports "Kevin Durant will sacrifice nearly $10 million in his next deal with the Golden State Warriors, and he was reportedly willing to go even lower if the situation called for it. Multiple reports on Monday indicated that Durant will sign a two-year, $53 million deal with the Warriors that includes..." July 04

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