Warriors Rumors & News

  • Warriors Sign Alex Hamilton

    Hoops Rumors "The Warriors have filled out their roster for training camp by signing free agent guard Alex Hamilton to a contract, the team announced today in a press release. The move increases Golden State’s roster count to 20 players. Hamilton, who turns 24 next month, played his college ball at Louisiana..." September 22

  • Steve Kerr ‘on a good path’ health-wise

    San Francisco Chronicle "Growing up in Los Angeles, Steve Kerr came to appreciate one of the great Dodgers play-by-play announcer Vin Scully’s go-to axioms: “We’re all day-to-day.” It is a phrase the Warriors’ head coach figures sums up his current health status. After an offseason spent trying to find a solution to..." September 22

  • Curry will vote against Warriors’ team trip to White House

    Larry Brown Sports "The Golden State Warriors will hold a team vote on whether to accept an invite to the White House, but one prominent player won’t be in favor. Stephen Curry said Wednesday on “The Jump” that he will vote no on a trip to the White House in protest of President Donald Trump." September 22

  • Draymond Green had no sympathy for Kevin Durant over Twitter shenanigans

    Sporting News "When it comes to social media mishaps, Draymond Green had it a lot worse than Kevin Durant, so he had no sympathy for his Warriors teammate's recent Twitter woes. Durant admitted earlier this week he had created fake Twitter accounts to defend himself online after getting caught posting about..." September 22

  • Thunder GM Sam Presti praises Kevin Durant in wake of tweets

    ESPN "In the wake of Kevin Durant's deleted tweets that slammed his former team and coach, Oklahoma City Thunder general manager Sam Presti responded on Friday by taking the high road and praising Durant's time in Oklahoma City. "I think the only thing I can say to that is just to be consistent with..." September 22

  • Steve Kerr: No decision on White House visit until we discuss as team

    ESPN "The Golden State Warriors plan to meet as a team this fall to discuss whether they'll celebrate their NBA championship at the White House, team and league officials told ESPN. "We will meet as a team to discuss it and make a decision," Warriors head coach Steve Kerr told ESPN. The Warriors,..." September 22

  • NBA Modifies Closeout, Continuation Rules

    Hoops Rumors "The NBA has decided to re-evaluate how it handles two particular fouling situations, Brian Mahoney of the Associated Press writes, and two players will see their names live on in notoriety as a result. In what can colloquially be referred to as the Zaza Pachulia rule, officials will be granted..." September 22

  • Converse to release shoes made from authentic NBA jerseys

    Sportsnaut "Converse is getting back into the NBA game. We all remember just how big this shoe company was in the 1980s and early 1990s, with multiple stars sporting the iconic brand. Now, as shoe deals and apparel contracts take on a whole new meaning, Converse itself will release sneakers made from..." September 21

  • Stephen Jackson rips Kevin Durant for having fake social media account

    Larry Brown Sports "Kevin Durant claims he did not intend to use a fake social media account when he criticized Billy Donovan and the Oklahoma City Thunder over the weekend, but you can count former NBA player Stephen Jackson among the many who do not believe the Finals MVP. During Wednesday’s edition of “The..." September 21

  • NBA's hope for draft lottery reform tied to research showing fans hate tanking

    ESPN "The NBA's pursuit of draft lottery reform is rooted in research that "many fans continue to say that so-called tanking is making them less interested in the league," president of league operations Byron Spruell told ESPN. Lottery reform is moving toward a Sept. 28 vote at the NBA's board of..." September 21

  • Warriors players and team officials perplexed by Kevin Durant’s offseason

    Larry Brown Sports "Kevin Durant’s bizarre summer has his Golden State Warriors just as confused as the rest of us. According to a report by Chris Mannix of The Vertical on Wednesday, many within the Warriors are bewildered by the strange offseason Durant has had. Per Mannix: Many in Golden State, team..." September 20

  • Kevin Durant Explains on YouTube That Because He Slides in DMs & Has Acne He is Just Like Us

    Black Sports Online "Kevin Durant is going through something. I am not exactly sure what, but it is something. I’d recommend seeing a psychiatrist, it might help. One would think winning a championship would eliminate a lot of the things he felt about life, but if anything it has seemed to intensify. Maybe he..." September 20

  • Charles Barkley Ripped The ‘Babies’ In The NBA That Want More Rest Between Games

    Uproxx "Charles Barkley is on the same side as all the other Olds that once played in the NBA. The latest generation of NBA stars are lazy, lack grit and are just generally whiny, at least that’s what all the retired players think. Barkley reiterated that point on Wednesday when he was asked about players..." September 20

  • Kevin Durant Hit ‘Rock Bottom’ After Leaving OKC

    SLAM Online "Kevin Durant was an emotional wreck after deciding to leave OKC behind and take his talents to Northern California last summer. KD says he was taken aback by the intensity of the backlash to him joining the Warriors. Durant’s mind was eventually put at ease by integrating himself into Golden..." September 20

  • Enes Kanter counters Kevin Durant on Thunder organization, ‘those cats’

    Pro Basketball Talk "Kevin Durant – criticizing the Thunder organization in third-person tweets that seemingly were intended to come from an alternate account – wrote, “Kd can’t win a championship with those cats.” Of course, Oklahoma City center Enes Kanter piped up. The Durant-Russell Westbrook relationship..." September 20

  • Magic Johnson subpoenaed as witness in Draymond Green civil lawsuit

    ESPN "Magic Johnson has been subpoenaed as a witness in a civil lawsuit accusing Golden State Warriors star Draymond Green of assault, according to court documents obtained by the Detroit Free Press. Johnson, the Los Angeles Lakers' president of basketball operations, and Green both played basketball..." September 20

  • How does the Thunder feel about Kevin Durant's comments?

    The Oklahoman "Andre Roberson didn't come to the Oklahoma State Fair expecting to answer questions about Kevin Durant. Neither did Patrick Patterson or Doug McDermott, two players who have no idea what it's like to suit up for an entire season with the former Thunder star. The world wanted an answer for..." September 20

  • Iguodala's wild free agency had him on verge of leaving Warriors

    ESPN "As yellow confetti poured down from Oracle Arena's rafters, Andre Iguodala leapt onto the scorer's table in front of 20,000 fans and stood with his arms upward, soaking in the electric atmosphere. "Oh s---, oh s---," he shouted. "Oh s----------." It was a moment of exhilaration for the..." September 20

  • Remorseful Kevin Durant feels terrible about Twitter incident: 'Disappointed in myself'

    USA Today "Kevin Durant owned it. Two days after his Twitter snafu seen ‘round the world, where the Golden State Warriors star used that third-person voice to be highly critical of his former Oklahoma City Thunder coach and teammates and had people wondering how this sort of thing could happen, the..." September 20

  • Bob Myers doesn’t want you to know he’s the NBA’s best general manager

    San Jose Mercury News "When Warriors general manager Bob Myers says he’s not a fan of the spotlight, he means it. It’s not false modesty. Sure, Myers can handle the attention — but that doesn’t mean he inherently enjoys it. As the architect of two championship teams and perhaps the greatest roster in the NBA’s..." September 20

  • Kevin Durant cops to tweets, calls elements of them ‘childish’ and ‘idiotic’

    Pro Basketball Talk "Kevin Durant – tweeting in the third person, suggesting he forget to switch to a secret Twitter account – said he left the Thunder because he didn’t like the organization or playing for Billy Donovan and that Oklahoma City’s surrounding cast around himself and Russell Westbrook was lacking. Durant..." September 19

  • Social Media All-Star Joel Embiid Trolls KD Ghost Twitter Account

    Black Sports Online "Joel Embiid has had his share of bad fortune on the hardwood but he’s top five all-time when it comes to social media trolling. As the Twitter world dug deeper into KD’s rumored ghost account after the forward accidentally used his verified account to send out slanderous OKC tweets, Embiid did..." September 19

  • Why Warriors’ Zaza Pachulia believes “we’re going to be even better this year”

    San Jose Mercury News "The jet leg caught up to Warriors center Zaza Pachulia, as he adjusted both to a drastic time-zone difference and varying sleeping patterns. Those two things paled, however, to the countless sources of energy that have left him in high spirits. Pachulia is only three months removed from winning..." September 19

  • Bob Delaney will no longer oversee NBA's game officials

    ESPN "Bob Delaney, the NBA's Vice President for Referee's Development and Performance, will no longer oversee the league's game officials, league sources tell ESPN. The NBA has been pursuing a more data-driven and analytical management structure over the NBA's referees, integrating searching more..." September 18

  • NBA Releases ‘I’m Why’ Commercials To Preview the 2017-18 Season

    SLAM Online "With a series of new documentary-style commercials, the NBA launched the next chapter of the “This Is Why We Play” campaign on Monday. The new series entitled “I’m Why” portrays the unique perspectives that make NBA basketball special. " September 18

  • Kevin Durant Trashes Former Coach, Teammates On Twitter

    Deadspin "Thanks to the eagle eye of Twitter user @harrisonmc15, we get to enjoy these since-deleted tweets from Golden State Warriors star Kevin Durant. Okay, so one of two things happened here. Either Durant was feeling particularly feisty and wanted to tweet at a hater in the third person, or, as..." September 18

  • ACL injury in NBA athletes not associated with number of minutes played

    Healio "Results published in Orthopedics showed the risk for ACL injury among players did not increase with the number of minutes played in a single National Basketball Association game. To determine the influence of minutes played on injury risk, researchers assessed minutes played in the injury game,..." September 18

  • Richard Jefferson says NBA Finals was closer than it looked

    CSN Bay Area "Richard Jefferson is still very upset that the Cavs lost to the Warriors in the 2017 NBA Finals. And according to the 37-year old, the series could have gone the other way. "Fans don't fully grasp it," he explained on The Bill Simmons Podcast. "We lose 4-1, right. We didn't play great. But..." September 17

  • Durant dismisses rift with Curry: Everyone's trying to 'break us up'

    CBS Sports "Kevin Durant not-so-subtly took a jab at Under Armour and, by extension, his teammate Stephen Curry by saying earlier this summer that no one wants to play in Under Armours. It wasn't a direct shot aimed at his teammate from Durant, a marquee Nike athlete, but considering Curry is the brand's..." September 16

  • Durant: I support Jemele Hill 'for standing up for what she believes in'

    TMZ "Kevin Durant says he's 100% behind Jemele Hill "standing up for what she believes in" ... telling TMZ Sports he totally supports the embattled ESPN star. "I'm behind Jemele -- I support her," Durant told us outside Poppy in L.A. Donald Trump came at ESPN on Friday for Hill's "white..." September 15

  • Draymond Green offers Carmelo defense — and dose of reality

    New York Post "Draymond Green agrees with Carmelo Anthony to an extent. The Warriors volatile forward talked to ESPN.com about the website’s controversial list that set Anthony off on Twitter, and led to other NBA players venting their frustration on social media. “I think when you look at Melo, Melo has..." September 15

  • Report: NBA commissioner may soon have power to fine teams for resting players

    CBS Sports "The NBA may soon have new rules for the draft lottery. Adrian Wojnarowski of ESPN reported Friday that the competition committee has sent the reform proposal through to the Board of Governors, who will vote on the issue at the end of September. Much of the focus of that report is on the..." September 15

  • Report: NBA Would Prefer Teams Lie About Injuries

    Deadspin "Adrian Wojnarowski has another scoop related to an upcoming NBA board of governors meeting, during which potential rule changes will be voted on, and this one makes the league look pretty stupid This is in response to the occasional fits the league gets thrown into when a (not coincidentally)..." September 15

  • NBA board of governors to vote on draft lottery reform Sept. 28

    ESPN "The NBA's Competition Committee has recommended the league's proposal on draft lottery reform, sending it to the board of governors for a vote on Sept. 28, league sources told ESPN. The draft reform changes would start with the 2019 Draft, if passed by the board of governors. Among proposed..." September 15

  • Warriors rookie Jordan Bell on guarding LeBron as best he could: 'It didn’t matter'

    CBS Sports "Guarding LeBron James is one of the tougher -- if not toughest -- tasks in the NBA. Even the most dominant of defenders in the league have faltered when given the difficult assignment of guarding No. 23. Warriors rookie forward Jordan Bell says he learned this valuable lesson the hard way last..." September 14

  • Draymond Green respects Kyrie Irving's choice to leave LeBron: 'That's tough to do'

    CBS Sports "The Golden State Warriors have made more history, inking the most lucrative NBA jersey advertisement deal ever, entering into a three-year, $20M partnership with Japanese tech firm Rakuten, which they officially announced during a press conference Tuesday afternoon. Following the presser,..." September 13

  • Kevin Durant releases NBA Finals shoes

    Fanrag Sports "The shoes that Golden State Warriors star Kevin Durant wore during the 2017 NBA Finals hit the market on Tuesday. While finally capturing his first title as a professional, Durant was also selected as the 2017 NBA Finals MVP. What do we think NBA fans? Yay or nay? That’s right: Nike’s KD 10..." September 12

  • NBA lottery changes would be nice, but will not fix the league's real problem

    CBS Sports "The NBA lottery system is again under scrutiny, and it looks like this time, there may be some real change. A report last week from ESPN outlined myriad changes the competition committee and NBA Board of Governors were to examine this week to the NBA's system for determining draft order. Among..." September 12

  • Magic Johnson Turned Down Offers From The Knicks And Warriors Before Getting The Lakers Job

    Uproxx "It feels like Magic Johnson was always going to be involved with the Los Angeles Lakers somehow, but it turns out the Lake Show’s current team president had a number of other offers before the Lakers finally came calling. Johnson appeared on ESPN’s “First Take” on Tuesday and said the Lakers..." September 12

  • Warriors' Steph Curry 'not on the extreme' but wants to be more of a social activist

    CBS Sports "Stephen Curry recently attended a 49ers game where he posted on his Snapchat, #FreeKaep in reference to Colin Kaepernick remaining unsigned by a single NFL team. Many believe that he remains unsigned due to his decision to kneel during the national anthem last season in protest of racial violence..." September 12

  • Warriors sign jersey patch advertising deal with Rakuten

    ESPN "The Golden State Warriors signed the largest of the NBA ad patch deals this week, selling the space on its jersey for the next three years to Japanese tech holding company Rakuten. Sources say the deal is worth $20 million a year, nearly doubling the second-highest deal signed by the Cleveland..." September 12

  • Bucks, Wolves Interested In Jason Terry

    Real GM Basketball "Jason Terry is receiving free agent interest from the Milwaukee Bucks and Minnesota Timberwolves. Terry played for the Bucks last season. Terry averaged 4.1 points in 18.4 minutes a game and shot the ball well, connecting on 43 percent from the field and 3-point range." September 11

  • Like father, like son: Steph Curry says he wants to play at least 16 seasons like Dell

    CBS Sports "Stephen Curry isn't the first Curry to take the NBA by storm with his shooting. Curry's father, Dell Curry, was once one of the NBA's top shooters. Thanks to a jumper that aged like a fine wine, Dell Curry was able to play a long and successful career before retiring in 2002. He is now a..." September 11

  • Stephen Curry on Kevin Durant shoe comment: 'I know for a fact' people want Under Armours

    ESPN "Stephen Curry responded to Kevin Durant taking shots at Under Armour, telling the Charlotte Observer that the teammates had a conversation and that the issue won't affect the Golden State Warriors' chemistry. Durant, a Nike spokesperson, told The Ringer on a podcast last month that "nobody..." September 11

  • Chris Paul Told Celtics and Warriors He Wouldn’t Re-Sign in 2011

    SLAM Online "The Boston Celtics and Golden State Warriors went hard after Chris Paul back in 2011, but CP3 told both franchises that they were wasting their time. “I will not re-sign with you,” Paul reportedly said. Paul wanted to end up in L.A., and thought he had become a Laker, before eventually..." September 11

  • Proposal for NBA draft lottery reform to disincentivize tanking, set even odds for worst teams

    USA Today "When the NBA’s competition committee meets to discuss lottery reform later this week, it will be presented with a proposal designed to disincentivize the race for the league’s worst record and best odds to win the draft lottery. The proposal has three main elements, four people with direct..." September 11

  • Steph Curry, the NBA's Global Golden Boy, Can Handle the Good Guy Shade

    Complex "It’s 11:30 a.m. in Hangzhou, China. Stephen Curry is on the third leg of his annual Under Armour-sponsored Asia tour. You’d think he’d be tired from the 12-hour jet lag, nonstop promotional appearances, or two-a-day workouts that he’s been powering through the past four days, but the reigning NBA..." September 09

  • Nick Young Inadvertently Started the Gilbert Arenas Gun Drama

    TMZ "Nick Young says he taught JaVale McGee everything he knows about the card game Bourre ... which might be a problem since it was THAT game that ignited the biggest gun standoff in NBA history. Here's the deal ... Kevin Durant recently praised JaVale's Bourre card game skills during an interview..." September 08

  • Enes Kanter says teammate told him not to interact with Kevin Durant

    Fanrag Sports "For those still in Oklahoma City, the infamous departure of current Golden State Warriors forward Kevin Durant still serves as a very sore subject. However, this notion not only holds true with the Oklahoma City Thunder fan base, but also the team’s players — or so it appears at least. During a..." September 08

  • Jeff Van Gundy dismisses any chance of Warriors not repeating as NBA champs

    CBS Sports "With Kyrie Irving now a member of the Boston Celtics, the Cleveland Cavaliers' odds of winning the 2018 NBA title have decreased drastically. Even if the Cavs dealt their newly acquired 2018 first-round pick for a plug-and-play talent to make a run at the title in LeBron James' contract year,..." September 07

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