Warriors Rumors & News

  • Seth Curry thinks he's a better shooter than brother Stephen, but what do the numbers say?

    Sporting News "Seth Curry has laid claim to the throne sitting in the home of the First Family of Shooting. The Mavericks guard, brother of Warriors MVP Stephen and son of former Hornets 3-point ace Dell made an appearance on FS1's "Second Take" "Undisputed" on Tuesday and was posed an interesting question:..." May 23

  • Kevin Durant apologizes for response to fans complaining about blowouts

    ESPN "All-Star forward Kevin Durant has caught flack ever since he said, "If you don't like it, don't watch it," during a postgame interview session after Game 3 of the Western Conference finals pertaining to the plethora of blowouts this postseason. Although competitive games have been rare during..." May 23

  • Steve Kerr “uncertain” if he will coach in NBA Finals

    Pro Basketball Talk "The Warriors have gone 12-0 through the playoffs, the first team to sweep the first three rounds of the playoffs since the NBA went to a best-of-7 in all three rounds (a couple Lakers teams did it when the first round was best-of-5). That doesn’t mean they haven’t missed Steve Kerr as coach,..." May 23

  • Gregg Popovich: Criticism of Warriors is ‘disrespectful’

    Larry Brown Sports "The Golden State Warriors on Monday finished off a sweep of the San Antonio Spurs in the Western Conference Finals, making them 12-0 in the playoffs so far. The Warriors were expected before the season to compete for the NBA title and reach their third consecutive finals, which they have done...." May 23

  • Warriors owner: We were better than Cavs last year

    Yardbarker "Golden State Warriors owner Joe Lacob just gave the Cleveland Cavaliers some bulletin board material for the NBA Finals. After his Warriors swept the San Antonio Spurs to reach their third consecutive finals, Lacob said he wants the Cavs again because he feels the Warriors were the better team..." May 23

  • Warriors owner wants Cavs again: 'We have some unfinished business'

    Bleacher Report "The Golden State Warriors finished their Western Conference Finals sweep of the San Antonio Spurs on Monday with a 129-115 victory, but owner Joe Lacob was already looking ahead to a potential Finals rematch. "I don't care who we play, but my preference is Cleveland," he said, per Marc J...." May 23

  • Warriors sweep Spurs to reach Finals, become 1st team to start playoffs 12-0

    USA Today "You knew it was over when Steph Curry put on his wizard’s hat in the first quarter. Sure, it was just four minutes in. And yes, the score of Game 4 in the Western Conference finals was still in single digits. But there was something about the way the Golden State Warriors star dribbled..." May 23

  • Kevin Durant Sends Another Veiled Criticism in Russell Westbrook's Direction About Having Fun

    The Big Lead "Kevin Durant played alongside Russell Westbrook from 2008 to 2016. On the court they had great success, but their approaches to life were obviously very different. Westbrook turned out to be a crazy stat-hungry monster and Durant really just wanted to make friends and have fun. Here’s Durant’s..." May 22

  • Steph Curry still sore after 'dirty play' by Spurs big man Dedmon

    CSN Bay Area "With a bag of ice strapped to his left knee, Stephen Curry limped out of AT&T Center after Warriors shootaround Monday showing the effects of a play he considered dirty. With less than four minutes remaining in Game 3 of the Western Conference Finals on Saturday, Spurs backup center Dewayne..." May 22

  • Ayesha Curry: Hosting cooking show ‘was a nightmare’

    Sportsnaut "Golden Stater Warriors four-time All-Star Steph Curry is one of the most electrifying athletes of the current generation. He’s more than just a basketball talent, with his impressive off-the-court presence making him someone who has captured our attention. His wife Ayesha Curry has also made a..." May 22

  • Durant: ‘I Made The 100 Percent Correct Decision’ To Join The Warriors

    The Undefeated "Kevin Durant kept it “100” about his decision to join the Golden State Warriors. After a five-year hiatus, Durant is one win shy from returning to the NBA Finals with the Warriors. The Warriors can advance to their third straight Finals by defeating the San Antonio Spurs in Game 4 of the..." May 22

  • Warriors' Zaza Pachulia on Kawhi Leonard injury: 'I wish it didn't happen'

    USA Today "A week after the Golden State Warriors’ Zaza Pachulia became public enemy No. 1 to so many San Antonio Spurs fans, his view hadn’t changed about the controversial play that might have ended Kawhi Leonard’s season in Game 1 of the Western Conference finals. Pachulia, whose family dealt with..." May 22

  • Extra security needed at school of Zaza Pachulia's kids

    USA Today "Zaza Pachulia can handle being the villain of the Western Conference finals. The Golden State Warriors big man would even understand if Kawhi Leonard were angry with him after the ill-fated meeting of their feet in Game 1, when the San Antonio Spurs star rose for a jumper and came down with a..." May 22

  • Steph Curry calls Dewayne Dedmon's screen in Game 3 a 'dirty play'

    ESPN "Late in the fourth quarter of Game 3 between the Golden State Warriors and San Antonio Spurs, it appeared Spurs big man Dewayne Dedmon got away with a dangerous moving screen on Stephen Curry. ESPN approached Curry and acting head coach Mike Brown on the topic after practice on Sunday. "I..." May 22

  • Did Dewayne Dedmon take cheap shot to Stephen Curry’s knee in Game 3?

    Larry Brown Sports "San Antonio Spurs center Dewayne Dedmon is under fire for a perceived Pachulia in Saturday’s Game 3 of the Western Conference Finals. Video emerged on Sunday of Dedmon taking an apparent cheap shot to the knee of Golden State Warriors star Stephen Curry while setting a ball screen late in the..." May 21

  • Will a title cement Warriors as the greatest team ever?

    Sportsnaut "Last season, it was all we heard from December to June. The Golden State Warriors were going to be the greatest team of all-time. It was practically set in stone before they won 73 games — the most ever — and it was a foregone conclusion before they blew a 3-1 lead in the Finals. Continuously, we..." May 21

  • Rockets, Wizards almost certainly would've tested Cavs, Warriors more than this

    CBS Sports "The Warriors and Cavaliers were always going to meet in the Finals. We knew this last June when the buzzer sounded on Game 7. We knew this in July when Kevin Durant signed with Golden State. We knew it in preseason. We knew it on Christmas, at the trade deadline, at the end of the season, and..." May 21

  • Steph Curry passes Rick Barry as Warriors' all-time leader in playoff points

    CSN Bay Area "Stephen Curry entered Game 3 of the Western Conference Finals needing three points to become the Warriors’ all-time leader in playoff scoring. It didn’t take long for him to get them. Curry drained a 3-pointer with 9:01 remaining in the first quarter Saturday against the Spurs to move past..." May 21

  • Kevin Durant on boring, predictable NBA playoffs: 'If you don't like it, don't watch'

    CBS Sports "Here we are, a week away from the NBA Finals, and two teams have yet to lose. And who are they? The same two teams everybody would have predicted to be undefeated heading into the Finals before the season even started. And it's not just that the Cavaliers and Warriors are undefeated -- it's..." May 21

  • Hawks reach out to assistant GMs with Warriors, Wizards, to fill Atlanta’s top spot

    Pro Basketball Talk "The Atlanta Hawks need a new General Manager/head of basketball operations, and they are not afraid to think big — they asked Portland if they could speak to GM Neil Olshey about a new job, but were shot down. Besides the big name targets, they are looking at some of the more respected..." May 20

  • Zaza Pachulia Ruled Out, Andre Iguodala Probable for Game 3 vs. Spurs

    Bleacher Report "The Golden State Warriors won't be at full strength for Game 3 of the Western Conference Finals on Saturday at AT&T Center. According to Chris Haynes of ESPN, center Zaza Pachulia will be inactive as the Warriors look to take a commanding 3-0 series lead over the San Antonio Spurs. On the plus..." May 20

  • Silver: Warriors', Cavaliers' dominance 'not a concern' for NBA

    Pro Basketball Talk "Before the season, NBA commissioner Adam Silver said perception of the Warriors’ and Cavaliers’ dominance was not good for the league. But the actual dominance of Golden State (10-0 in the playoffs) and Cleveland (9-0 in the playoffs)? Silver on ESPN: It’s not a concern. I think that..." May 19

  • Kevin Durant used LaVar Ball's 'Stay in your lane' to respond to a reporter's question

    USA Today "Even NBA superstars in the middle of the playoffs have seen LaVar Ball’s controversial and threatening appearance on FS1’s The Herd. The same day Kristine Leahy — the reporter on the other end of Ball’s “Something’s coming to you” threats — said she hoped networks stopped putting Ball on their..." May 19

  • All-NBA second-teamer Kevin Durant says he probably should have been on first team

    CBS Sports "Kevin Durant had a pretty incredible season when he was healthy. At the beginning of the season he was far and away the best player on the Warriors and his impact on the defensive side of the ball was huge. But when he went down with an injury the Warriors noticeably struggled without him. After..." May 19

  • Draymond Green says 'it's BS' that Klay Thompson was left off All-NBA teams

    CBS Sports "Another set of awards comes out, another set of players complaining about the results. Never shy about speaking his mind, Warriors forward Draymond Green made a fuss during his media availability on Thursday. Green himself made the All-NBA Third Team with fellow Warriors stars Kevin Durant and..." May 18

  • Anthony Davis chosen first-team All-NBA for second time in three seasons

    NBA.com "With one week remaining in the 2016-17 regular season, Anthony Davis half-jokingly told the media that although being chosen for an All-NBA team would be meaningful for him, “last year it would’ve meant a lot more.” Davis was referring to a clause in his New Orleans Pelicans contract that..." May 18

  • Steve Kerr: Trump is a 'blowhard' who 'couldn't be more ill-suited to be president'

    CBS Sports "Warriors coach Steve Kerr is known for being socially aware, and never has been one to shy away from speaking about politics. Chris Ballard of Sports Illustrated wrote about Kerr's Warriors this week and shared a quote that didn't make it into his final piece. Ballard asked Kerr about what it..." May 18

  • A Spurs Fan Is Suing Zaza Pachulia And The Warriors Over The Kawhi Leonard Injury

    Uproxx "San Antonio is still without the services of Kahwai Leonard and now Spurs fans are pursuing litigation. Leonard was knocked out of Game 1 of the Western Conference Final by a defensive close out by Golden State‘s Zaza Pachulia in the third quarter. The Spurs were leading big at the time of the..." May 18

  • Warriors rally to win opener after Spurs lose Leonard

    The Sports Xchange "OAKLAND, Calif. -- Composure and firepower were two staples of San Antonio Spurs teams that won five championships in the Tim Duncan era. On Sunday, those qualities belonged to the new Western power, the Golden State Warriors, especially after the Spurs lost their current standout, Kawhi..." May 17

  • Warriors throttle Spurs to take 2-0 lead

    The Sports Xchange "OAKLAND, Calif. -- San Antonio Spurs coach Gregg Popovich expected more from his ballclub Tuesday night in Game 2 of the Western Conference finals. Golden State Warriors acting coach Mike Brown was happy to see his team stroll to a blowout victory, but he was prepared to head to San Antonio..." May 17

  • Steve Kerr expected to join the Warriors on trip to San Antonio

    San Jose Mercury News "Steve Kerr isn’t expected to coach the Warriors from the sidelines in Games 3 and 4 of the West Finals, but he will be making the trip to San Antonio, Bob Myers told 95.7 The Game on Wednesday afternoon. This is the latest sign of Kerr’s progress. After being away from the team for about a week..." May 17

  • Bruce Bowen Says Zaza Pachulia Intentionally Tried To Injure Kawhi Leonard

    SLAM Online "Retired Spurs forward Bruce Bowen wants to make it clear that he has no sympathy for Zaza Pachulia. Known as a “dirty” player in his day, Bowen weighed in on the play where Kawhi Leonard landed on Pachulia’s foot and twisted his ankle. (Kawhi was forced to leave Game 1 and remains questionable..." May 16

  • Iman Shumpert says Zaza Pachulia's play is 'part of the game,' believes offense has enough advantages

    Cleveland Plain Dealer "In the aftermath of Kawhi Leonard's ankle injury, one that helped the Golden State Warriors rally from a 25-point deficit in the second half to steal Game 1 against the San Antonio Spurs and led to subsequent chatter about the league's role in protecting players, Cleveland Cavaliers swingman Iman..." May 16

  • Report | Andre Iguodala does not have structural damage in knee

    Fanrag Sports "An MRI revealed Golden State Warriors forward Andre Iguodala has no structural damage in his left knee, according to Shams Charania of The Vertical. Iguodala has already been listed as questionable for Tuesday night’s Game 2 matchup against the San Antonio Spurs. Iguodala was limited to just 10..." May 16

  • Mike Brown defends Zaza Pachulia after Gregg Popovich criticism

    Larry Brown Sports "Acting Golden State Warriors coach Mike Brown is standing by his player after some blistering criticism from Gregg Popovich. Brown backed center Zaza Pachulia over the controversy involving his defending against San Antonio’s Kawhi Leonard, dismissing it as Popovich defending his own player and..." May 15

  • Zaza Pachulia Responds to Gregg Popovich's Criticism, Says He's Not Dirty

    Bleacher Report "After San Antonio Spurs head coach Gregg Popovich called him out for a closeout that aggravated Kawhi Leonard's ankle injury, Golden State Warriors center Zaza Pachulia is remaining level-headed going into Game 2 of the Western Conference Finals on Tuesday. "It doesn't bother me," Pachulia said..." May 15

  • Pop rips Warriors' Pachulia for 'unsportsmanlike' play that injured Kawhi

    CBS Sports "After Kawhi Leonard's injury in the Spurs' 113-111 Game 1 loss to the Warriors, the discussion was about whether Zaza Pachulia's closeout that sent Leonard to the locker room was dirty. The Warriors big man closed out on Leonard's jumpshot, and Leonard landed on Pachulia's foot, twisting the..." May 15

  • Draymond Green: ‘You Want To See Kawhi Leonard Get Back Out There’

    SLAM Online "The Spurs had a 21-point lead in the third quarter when Kawhi Leonard left Game 1 with an ankle injury on Sunday. Leonard was torching the Warriors, having already scored 26 points (on 13 shots) and grabbing 8 boards in less than 24 minutes of action. Golden State went on to outscore San..." May 15

  • NBA Team Option Decisions For 2017/18

    Hoops Rumors "Having created a post last week to track this offseason’s player option decisions, we’re turning our attention today to team options. In the coming weeks, we’ll use the space below to keep tabs on all the team options for 2017/18, making note of whether they’re picked up or declined. True team..." May 15

  • Warriors' chemistry is so good, they even complain to ref in perfect sync

    CBS Sports "The Golden State Warriors overcame a 25-point deficit on Sunday to steal Game 1 of the Western Conference finals against the Spurs. All season long the chemistry among the Warriors, who boast the No. 1 offense in the NBA, has been what has made this team so difficult to oust. It's been their..." May 15

  • Steve Kerr will reportedly attend Game 1 at Oracle Arena

    CBS Sports "Warriors coach Steve Kerr appears to be feeling better after he underwent a spinal cord leak procedure last week in an attempt to alleviate complications stemming from a 2015 back surgery. Kerr attended practice with the Warriors on Saturday, and now it look as if he will be in the building for..." May 14

  • Spurs-Warriors: Popovich reveals complex strategy to stop Golden State: 'Pray'

    CBS Sports "The Warriors have one of the most intimidating starting lineups in NBA history -- one that contains arguably four future Hall of Famers -- so it's not going to be an easy task for the Spurs to stop them in the Western Conference finals. Golden State is a colossal favorite, and Spurs coach Gregg..." May 14

  • Why Spurs can keep Warriors from another NBA Finals

    USA Today "Why even play the Western Conference finals? The Golden State Warriors are destined to meet the Cleveland Cavaliers for a third consecutive time in the NBA Finals, right? They’re so dominant, so dangerous and so deep that the San Antonio Spurs ought to just stay home rather than lace ‘em up at..." May 14

  • Steve Kerr attends first full home practice since taking leave

    ESPN "Golden State Warriors coach Steve Kerr attended Saturday's practice leading up to Game 1 of the Western Conference finals against the San Antonio Spurs on Sunday. It's the first time Kerr has been at a home practice since he took a leave of absence in the middle of the first round to find a..." May 14

  • Steph Curry: 'I was always chasing KD's numbers' in college

    CBS Sports "In college, few players were as entertaining to watch as Kevin Durant at Texas and Stephen Curry at Davidson. Obviously their paths differed greatly with Durant being a one-and-done while Curry spent three years in college. However, the entertainment value behind both of them was off the charts..." May 14

  • Gregg Popovich responds to Mike Brown’s comments

    Sportsnaut "The San Antonio Spurs and Golden State Warriors have been the two-best teams in the Western Conference over the past three seasons. That’s not really disputable. Though, the two teams share an admiration for one another. There’s a certain level of respect, something we don’t see in other..." May 13

  • Steve Kerr at Warriors’ facility for long coaches’ meeting

    Larry Brown Sports "There has been a lot of concern from sports fans and especially Warriors fans about the health of Steve Kerr, but there is a good sign about his recovery. According to the Bay Area News Group’s Tim Kawakami, Warriors assistant coach Jarron Collins said that Kerr was at Golden State’s facility..." May 13

  • Mike Brown not intimidated by Popovich, jokes he could beat him up

    San Jose Mercury News "The Warriors didn’t have to say a word Thursday to show how much they respect the San Antonio Spurs. Their practice ran far longer than normal — approximately two hours — in preparation for Game 1 of the Western Conference finals on Sunday. After practice was finally over, the Warriors then..." May 13

  • Why the Cavaliers and Warriors’ NBA dominance could end sooner than you think

    Fox Sports "Congratulations to the San Antonio Spurs for their second-round series victory over the Houston Rockets, and good luck to the Boston Celtics as they attempt to close out the Washington Wizards. You're both on the verge of Armageddon. How else can you describe the slaughter that awaits each..." May 12

  • Warriors massive favorites over Spurs in conference finals

    Yardbarker "Most people who follow basketball are predicting the Golden State Warriors to beat the San Antonio Spurs in the Western Conference Finals, but the extent to which they’re favorites is still shocking. The Warriors opened as a 10 to 10.5-point favorite over the Spurs in Game 1 of their upcoming..." May 12