Warriors Rumors & News

  • Report: Jordan Bell likely out Thursday vs. Clippers

    Clutch Points "The Golden State Warriors may need to play shorthanded on Thursday when they go up against the L.A. Clippers. Despite already being able to practice, rookie forward Jordan Bell is unlikely to see action on the night, according to Monte Poole of NBC Sports Bay Area. The 23-year-old has been..." February 22

  • The NBA is having real discussions about a playoffs play-in tournament

    ESPN "Recent comments from NBA commissioner Adam Silver about tweaking the league's playoff format drew intense media coverage, but sources say there is also some behind-the-scenes momentum for the idea of a play-in tournament determining the last two seeds in each conference -- to the point that two..." February 22

  • Report: Warriors to visit with kids in lieu of White House trip

    247 Sports "In lieu of a taking a trip to the White House at the end of February to celebrate their recent title, the defending NBA champion Golden State Warriors will visit with local children, according to a report from ESPN.com's Chris Haynes and Ramona Shelburne. In September, President Donald Trump..." February 22

  • Seattle to host Warriors-Kings preseason game

    Sacramento Bee "The Kings and Golden State Warriors have scheduled a preseason game next season in Seattle, according to multiple league sources. The Oct. 6 meeting between Northern California teams will be the first NBA game in the Key Arena since the Sonics moved to Oklahoma City after the 2007-08 season and..." February 21

  • JaVale McGee: Warriors want playoffs to arrive, 'we're definitely anxious'

    NBC Sports Bay Area "Did you know that the Warriors aren't taking the regular season as seriously this year? Of course you knew that already. During the All-Star break, JaVale McGee told Vice Sports about the state of the team right now. "I feel like we’re definitely anxious," McGee explained. "I feel like..." February 21

  • ESPN’s NBA Countdown is moving to Bristol, then New York, while The Jump is expanding to a full hour

    Awful Announcing "With Michelle Beadle and Jalen Rose heading to the upcoming Get Up morning show with Mike Greenberg while retaining their NBA Countdown roles (at least for now), it was clear that the NBA studio show would be leaving Los Angeles. But we now have details on when and for where, with Ryan Glasspiegel..." February 21

  • Steve Kerr believes the Warriors are 'primed to really take off'

    NBC Sports Bay Area "The Warriors are not playing great all-around basketball right now. Golden State is 4-4 in its last eight games. Since Dec. 30, the Warriors are 18th in the league in defensive rating. But Steve Kerr is optimistic. “Focus, concentration, energy, level of interest, level of … what's the..." February 20

  • Draymond Green, Kevin Durant: Warriors do not care about having best record

    Larry Brown Sports "The Golden State Warriors have had the best record in the NBA for the last three consecutive seasons, but they probably won’t be breaking their backs to make it a fourth this year. In a feature by Anthony Slater of The Athletic that was published on Tuesday, Warriors forwards Draymond Green and..." February 20

  • Isiah Thomas Says LeBron Should Sign With The Warriors This Offseason

    Total Pro Sports "Over the past 10-15 years, the NBA has gained a bunch of popularity in the States and overseas, but if there’s one thing people don’t like to see, it’s superstars teaming up to increase their chances of winning an NBA Championship. The biggest issue is that not many teams out there can compete..." February 20

  • NBA beats odds, sees gain in local ratings

    Sports Business Daily "The NBA continues to buck the television ratings trend, with both national and local viewership showing impressive gains as the league headed into the All-Star break. Nationally, NBA games on ABC, ESPN, NBA TV and TNT are showing double-digit viewership increases. The combined 15 percent jump..." February 20

  • Warm-loving Klay Thompson, 2019 free agent, doesn't sound too keen on relocating to a place like New York

    New York Daily News "The Knicks have their eyes set on 2019 free agency, when they hope to make their big splash, but one of the biggest fish expected on the market doesn’t sound too keen on relocating to a place like New York. In addition to declaring his love for the California beaches, Klay Thompson — an L.A...." February 20

  • Adam Silver after NBA All-Star success: 'Sounds like we're going to have a televised draft'

    USA Today "Toronto Raptors All-Star shooting guard DeMar DeRozan made the most vocal plea for televising the player draft immediately following Sunday’s All-Star Game. “Televise it,” he said. “Give the people what they want. I think everybody wants to see it. At the end of the day, every single person..." February 20

  • Draymond Green started laughing during Fergie's bizarre national anthem performance

    USA Today "Everything about the NBA All-Star Game pre-game show was laughably bad. But nothing — really, nothing! — topped Fergie’s rendition of the Star-Spangled Banner. When the 25-minute introduction show finally completed, Fergie took the mic to perform the national anthem. And let’s just say it..." February 19

  • Adam Silver: NBA still considering changing playoff format

    Sportsnaut "NBA Commissioner Adam Silver gave his version of the state of the league address during All-Star Weekend in Los Angeles on Saturday evening. The innovative commissioner touched on a ton of topics, including the Association considering drastically changing its playoff format. It was previously..." February 18

  • Durant blames himself for relationship with Westbrook, 'I f---ed that up'

    NBC Sports Bay Area "When you get them in the same building, all eyes are on Kevin Durant and Russell Westbrook. Everyone already knows the background, we're not going there. The two are no longer teammates, but for one weekend they have been again for the last two years in the NBA All-Star Game. To no surprise,..." February 18

  • Steph Curry Walks Away from a James Harden Question

    The Big Lead "NBA All-Star and team captain Stephen Curry was asked a straightforward question about this year’s MVP award. He did not give a clear answer. “Ha,” said the two-time MVP, who beat out Harden after the 2014-15 season. This year, however, Curry has some making up to do while having another..." February 17

  • Durant on Fox News host's LeBron tirade: 'It was racist'

    USA Today "The timing was perfect. While social media was still buzzing Friday about Laura Ingraham’s segment on Fox News, where the host told LeBron James and Kevin Durant to “shut up and dribble” rather than share their views about President Trump as they had in a recent joint interview, people across..." February 17

  • Steph Curry: All Star draft will ‘definitely’ be on TV next year

    Larry Brown Sports "At least two NBA players want the league to televise the All-Star draft next year, and one says the league “definitely” will do so. Steph Curry and LeBron James got to serve as captains and pick their All-Star teams in a draft format. The Golden State Warriors star thinks the draft would be..." February 17

  • Klay Thompson’s “goal” is to play for Warriors his whole career

    San Jose Mercury News "The answer seemed as expected as Klay Thompson draining another shot. After all, he already has won two NBA titles in the past three seasons Does Thompson want to re-sign with the Warriors once he becomes an unrestricted free agent in 2019? “Absolutely,” Thompson told Bay Area News Group...." February 15

  • Steve Kerr: "It Doesn't Seem To Matter To Our Government That Children Are Being Shot To Death"

    Deadspin "Steve Kerr—never one to shy away from expressing his takes on politics and gun control in particular—was asked about the horrifying school shooting in Broward County, Florida before tonight’s game against the Blazers. A subdued Kerr called for Americans who are also fed the hell up with the NRA’s..." February 15

  • Steve Kerr says he might let Warriors players run huddles again

    Pro Basketball Talk "Steve Kerr allowing Warriors players to run huddles during a win over the Suns was more nontroversy than controversy. Was anyone actually upset with Kerr besides Phoenix guard Troy Daniels, who clearly directed his dismay at Kerr (and seems to look for chips to stack on his shoulder)? Even Suns..." February 15

  • Durant on coaching flak: 'Everybody just loves to hate on the Warriors'

    247 Sports "Kevin Durant is not holding back in his opinion. According to the reigning Finals MVP, people are giving the Golden State Warriors flack for Steve Kerr's decision to let the players coach versus the Phoenix Suns all because the NBA fan base loves to hate them. Durant isn't wrong in his..." February 14

  • Patrick McCaw Out Four Weeks With Wrist Injury

    Hoops Rumors "Warriors guard Patrick McCaw will be sidelined for approximately the next four weeks, according to ESPN’s Chris Haynes, who reports (via Twitter) that McCaw has suffered a small fracture in his left wrist. Mark Medina of The San Jose Mercury News confirms McCaw has a non-displaced fracture,..." February 14

  • Tyronn Lue has perfect response to Steve Kerr letting his players coach

    Sportsnaut "Golden State Warriors head coach Steve Kerr pulled some more magic out his bag of tricks for Monday night’s game against the Phoenix Suns, letting his players call the plays during timeouts. In reality, the players actually coached the game in what would ultimately become a 129-83 win over..." February 13

  • Apple developing series inspired by Durant's life

    Variety "Apple is developing a drama series based on the early life and career of NBA superstar Kevin Durant. Titled “Swagger,” the series is inspired by Durant’s youth basketball experiences. It will explore the world of Amateur Athletic Union (AAU) basketball and the lives of the players, their..." February 13

  • Jared Dudley says Steve Kerr disrespected Suns

    247 Sports "Steve Kerr has beef with at least one person from the Phoenix Suns. Following a blowout victory by the Golden State Warriors over the Suns in which Kerr allowed his players to coach the game, Jared Dudley didn't hold back in his feelings—it was a blatant sign of disrespect, according to the..." February 13

  • Steve Kerr says allowing players to coach wasn't meant as disrespect

    247 Sports "Steve Kerr wants to clear the air he wasn't trying to be disrespectful. Following the Golden State Warriors' 129-83 win over the Phoenix Suns, Kerr explained why he was allowing his players to draw up plays and coach the team throughout the evening. Considering the Suns' lackadaisical 18-39..." February 13

  • Steve Kerr lets Warriors players coach themselves during timeouts

    Larry Brown Sports "Steve Kerr tried some next-level coaching on Monday. In fact, his strategy was to let his players coach themselves during timeouts. During the Golden State Warriors’ game against the Phoenix Suns, Kerr was seen stepping aside during timeouts and letting his players run the huddle." February 13

  • JaVale McGee making Warriors look wise for not trading him

    San Francisco Gate "Warriors center JaVale McGee is well-schooled on the business side of the NBA. During his 10 years in the league, he has been waived and traded twice, at one point accepting a nonguaranteed training-camp invite to keep his career alive. Over the past eight weeks, as his name was mentioned in a..." February 12

  • NBA contacted Joe Lacob about throwing his jacket, 'I have been told...'

    NBC Sports Bay Area "Last Tuesday, the Warriors got smacked at home by the Thunder, 125-105. Remember this play late in the third quarter? Last Friday, Lacob joined the Murph and Mac show on KNBR 680 and the topic of him throwing his jacket was brought up. "I have been told not to disrobe in public...." February 12

  • NBA's buyout market: Which players could be available?

    USA Today "The buyout market is open for business, offering teams their last chance at upgrades ahead of the postseason. We've already seen some significant movement from guys who could potentially influence a playoff series or bolster the backend of a roster. Teams have until March 1 to add a player on..." February 12

  • Warriors’ Draymond Green picking up technical fouls at troubling rate

    San Francisco Gate "A brash, emotional leader, Warriors forward Draymond Green is at his best when playing the villain. Try to rein in his bravado, and you risk diminishing his greatness. Therein lies the conundrum for Golden State head coach Steve Kerr over the next two months: He wants Green to continue setting..." February 12

  • Warriors GM addressed team about technical fouls

    Larry Brown Sports "The Golden State Warriors are getting rung up far too much for general manager Bob Myers’ liking this season. Chris Haynes of ESPN reported on Saturday that Myers recently addressed the team at a shootaround to share his concern about their growing number of technical fouls. Haynes also adds..." February 11

  • Steve Kerr becomes fastest coach in American sports history to 250 wins

    ESPN "Steve Kerr became the fastest coach to win 250 games after his team defeated the San Antonio Spurs 122-105 on Saturday night. The Golden State Warriors head coach reached the 250 career mark in just 302 games, 44 faster than Phil Jackson's previous record. It's also the fewest games to 250 wins..." February 11

  • Draymond fined $50K for directing 'offensive language' toward official

    NBA.com " Golden State Warriors forward Draymond Green has been fined $50,000 for directing inappropriate and offensive language toward a game official, it was announced today by Kiki VanDeWeghe, Executive Vice President, Basketball Operations." February 08

  • Draymond Green to wear braces “for a couple weeks”

    San Francisco Gate "After getting elbowed in the mouth in Tuesday night’s loss to the Thunder, Warriors forward Draymond Green will wear braces for the next couple weeks. “My tooth got knocked back,” said Green, who spent a good chunk of Wednesday receiving dental work. “My big tooth, my front tooth. It is what it..." February 08

  • Report: Warriors would have interest in Channing Frye if bought out

    Larry Brown Sports "As the NBA trade deadline plays itself out, a robust buyout market is slowly taking shape behind it. Brian Windhorst, appearing on ESPN’s trade deadline edition of The Jump, said that there is some question as to whether the Los Angeles Lakers will buy out newly-acquired big man Channing Frye...." February 08

  • Rachel Nichols, Katie Nolan to coach NBA All-Star Celebrity Game

    Awful Announcing "What do Charles Barkley, Kenny Smith, Diddy, Ashton Kutcher, Eva Longoria, Queen Latifah, Gabrielle Union, Magic Johnson, Julius Erving, Bill Walton, Kevin Durant, Russell Westbrook, James Harden, Jalen Rose, Bill Simmons, Mike Golic, Mike Greenberg, Jemele Hill, Michael Smith, Kevin Hart, Drake..." February 08

  • NBA rumors: Teams shifting focus out of trade market and into buyout possibilities

    Clutch Points "Teams have started to shift their focus out of a frenzied trade deadline market, instead focusing on the buyout market soon to ensue, according to ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski. The deadline for contract buyouts is March 1. Just as teams are looking to aggressively sell some of their star and role..." February 08

  • JaVale McGee: “I don’t want to get traded”

    San Jose Mercury News "JaVale McGee has been through this before. As the Warriors approach Thursday’s NBA trade deadline, he knows that anything could happen. “I’ve been traded plenty of times,” McGee said. “It’s business. It’s the NBA. It’s how my career goes. So I’m not really worried about that. If I get..." February 07

  • Draymond mum after latest ejection, clash with refs: 'I'm going to save my money'

    CBS Sports "The Golden State Warriors had a rough night on Tuesday, falling by 20 points at home to the Oklahoma City Thunder, their second blowout loss against OKC this season. It was also a tough night for the Warriors' emotional leader, Draymond Green. The All-Star forward was ejected for the third..." February 07

  • NBA Team Values 2018: Every Club Now Worth At Least $1 Billion

    Forbes.com "A weeklong selloff wiped out $4 trillion from global stock markets but don't expect the value of NBA teams to suffer. The average team is worth a record $1.65 billion, 22% over last year, and every team is worth at least $1 billion for the first time. Franchise values have tripled over the past..." February 07

  • NBA rumors: Tyreke Evans, Lou Williams headline surplus of wings available at the trade deadline

    USA Today "By the time the NBA trade deadline arrives at 3 pm EST on Thursday, at least a few general managers will be relaying the bad news to their owners. “Well sir, we weren’t able to land that first-round pick for our expendable, talented wing player because it turns out there were quite a few of..." February 07

  • Why patience may be a virtue as NBA trade deadline approaches

    New York Post "There will be buyers, sellers, renters and movers. And there is another group adorning the NBA landscape as Thursday’s trade deadline approaches: The waiters. No, not Dion’s kin or the Restaurant Workers Union, but rather executives around the league waiting to pounce on players bought out,..." February 07

  • KD doesn't want to keep discussing his relationships with Thunder players

    ESPN "Golden State Warriors forward Kevin Durant is ready to play his former team, the Oklahoma City Thunder, but he isn't up for divulging the depths of his relationships with players on that team. "I got a question: Why do you care so much?" the 2017 Finals MVP said when a reporter asked him if he..." February 06

  • Hawks GM suggests LeBron James and his camp leaked rumor about Warriors meeting

    CBS Sports "Last week, an interesting report surfaced that said LeBron James would be willing to meet with the Golden State Warriors this summer if they had enough cap space to offer him a max salary. Of course, the rumor was mostly dismissed. LeBron himself called it "nonsense," while Kevin Durant shot..." February 06

  • Players Who Are Ineligible To Be Traded At Deadline

    Hoops Rumors "At the start of any NBA season, there’s generally a long list of players who can’t be traded. Most of those players signed new contracts during the offseason and subsequently don’t become trade-eligible until at least December 15. Offseason signees who meet certain criteria don’t have their trade..." February 06

  • Report: Warriors looking to add bench depth before trade deadline

    Pro Basketball Talk "The Golden State Warriors are the best team in the NBA. They are the defending champions, they have the best record in the NBA (41-21 as you read this ), and they are outscoring opponents by 9.6 points per 100 possessions (1.6 better than the second-place Rockets). The Warriors have the best..." February 06

  • Golden State Inquired About Avery Bradley

    Bleacher Report "The Golden State Warriors may be defending champions and the closest thing there is to a dynasty in today's NBA, but they are still reportedly looking to improve their bench and reached out about Los Angeles Clippers guard Avery Bradley. On Monday, Zach Lowe of ESPN.com reported "the Warriors..." February 06

  • Warriors’ ‘Hamptons 5’ lineup not in sync

    San Francisco Chronicle "Two and a half years after they hastened the league’s small-ball craze by riding an undersize lineup to the 2015 NBA title, the Warriors face a bit of a conundrum: Why is the group known as the “Hamptons 5” relatively ineffective? One of the best lineups in NBA history — Stephen Curry, Klay..." February 05

Warriors Forum Top 5

  1. Off Topic
    Last post: likemystylez
  2. 2017 General NBA Discussion
    Last post: Scoots
  3. Game 54: OKC (30-24) at Warriors (41-12)
    Last post: Scoots
  4. Game 53: Warriors (41-11) at Nuggets (27-25)
    Last post: Scoots
  5. So glad I picked Utah as my 2nd team!
    Last post: Spanklin