Warriors Rumors & News

  • Warriors' Andre Iguodala out for Game 4 against Rockets

    ESPN "Though the Golden State Warriors had upgraded Andre Iguodala to questionable from doubtful earlier Tuesday, the veteran will not play in Game 4 against the Houston Rockets. Iguodala has a bruise on his lower left leg, suffered when he banged knees with James Harden in Game..." May 22

  • Rockets’ Clint Capela has intriguing take on Stephen Curry

    Sportsnaut "The Houston Rockets’ season could very well be on the line in Game 4 of the Western Conference Finals against the Golden State Warriors in Oakland Tuesday evening. Houston is coming off a franchise-worst 41-point playoff loss in Game 3 of the conference finals and are taking on..." May 22

  • Andre Iguodala's status upgraded prior to Game 4 vs Rockets

    NBC Sports Bay Area "Already bracing for a difficult test Tuesday night when they meet the Rockets in Game 4 of the Western Conference Finals, the Warriors may be forced to make yet another lineup change in their effort to take a commanding 3-1 lead. Pregame coverage on NBC Sports Bay Area Plus begins at..." May 22

  • Mitchell, Simmons Voted Unanimous All-Rookie First Teamers

    SLAM Online "Jazz guard Donovan Mitchell and Sixers guard Ben Simmons were voted as unanimous NBA All-Rookie First Team selections, the NBA announced on Tuesday. Celtics wing Jayson Tatum would have been unanimous First-Team, if not for one Second-Team..." May 22

  • NBA playoffs mired in worst pre-Finals competitive-game drought ever

    Pro Basketball Talk "Exciting games. Clutch plays. Close finishes. Remember those? The NBA playoffs have hit a lull. It has been 11 days since the last game decided by fewer than 10 points. Longer competitive-game droughts have occurred – though not many, and never before..." May 22

  • Gloria Govan Says Husband Derek Fisher and Ex Matt Barnes Are Not on Good Terms

    12 Up "The infamous Derek Fisher-Matt Barnes beef doesn't seem as if it's been resolved as people previously thought.  Matt Barnes' ex-wife Gloria Govan is getting married to Derek Fisher, and a TMZ sports reporter asked if Barnes would be invited to the..." May 22

  • Warriors' Andre Iguodala Doubtful for Game 4 vs. Rockets with Knee Injury

    Bleacher Report "Golden State Warriors wing Andre Iguodala is doubtful for Tuesday's Game 4 matchup against the Houston Rockets with "knee soreness," according to Anthony Slater of The Athletic.  Per Slater, "Iguodala's left knee contusion worsened overnight. Didn't..." May 21

  • Klay Thompson on Stephen Curry’s profane outburst: ‘I hope Riley didn’t see it’

    Pro Basketball Talk "Through halftime of Game 3, Stephen Curry was shooting 3-of-20 on 3-pointers in the Western Conference finals. The Rockets targeted him relentlessly while he was on defense. The Warriors had been outscored with him on the court. For days, questions swirled. Is Curry..." May 21

  • Could the NBA Conference Finals Be Any More Boring?

    The Big Lead "The NBA is a feel-good place where the public focuses on the positives instead of wading into the muck and mire to bring everyone down. And, hey, that’s a good thing because sports are supposed to be fun. But what might it look like if we applied the same “is this bad for the..." May 21

  • Kevin Durant had perfect response to Charles Barkley about 'annoying' Draymond Green

    CBS Sports "The Inside the NBA crew has taken their show on the road for the Western Conference finals, so they were at Oracle Arena for Game 3 between the Golden State Warriors and Houston Rockets. And because they were at the arena for the show, they were able to have Kevin Durant on the set after the..." May 21

  • Steve Kerr: Warriors bracing for ‘incredibly difficult’ Game 4 vs. Rockets

    Larry Brown Sports "The Golden State Warriors looked more than pleased to be home in their blowout win over the Houston Rockets on Sunday night, but Steve Kerr expects the Western Conference Finals to get a lot tougher going forward. After his team cruised to a 126-85 win, Kerr stressed the importance of..." May 21

  • Stephen Curry Given a Stern Lecture By His Mom After Hitting Rockets With F-Bomb Tirade

    ESPN "Stephen Curry was cooking so much in the third quarter of Game 3 that after a successful driving floater in traffic, he faced the crowd, took his mouthpiece out and shouted, "This is my f---ing house!" "I blacked out," he said. Curry's emotions..." May 21

  • Players Among Those Who Built The Bridge Between Durant And Golden State

    Hoops Rumors "Peak Stephen Curry came to play during Game 3 of the Western Conference Finals. The two-time MVP hit all seven of his shots from the field during a third quarter that essentially put the game out of reach. He finished with a game-high 35 points, delivering a series of highlights..." May 21

  • Kerr thinks Andre Iguodala will be ‘alright’ after bumping knees

    Larry Brown Sports "Andre Iguodala left Sunday’s Game 3 of the Western Conference Finals with what looked like a leg issue, but Golden State Warriors coach Steve Kerr does not seem to be worried about it. Kerr said after the game that Iguodala should be “alright” and that he just bumped..." May 21

  • Mike D'Antoni Says Rockets 'Played Soft' in Game 3 Blowout Loss vs. Warriors

    Bleacher Report "Head coach Mike D'Antoni isn't mincing words after the Houston Rockets' 41-point embarrassment at the hands of the Golden State Warriors Sunday. "We played soft, actually. You can't do that with these guys—these guys are good," D'Antoni told..." May 21

  • Warriors set NBA playoff record with 16th straight home win

    The Score "Death, taxes, and the Golden State Warriors winning playoff games at Oracle Arena. By defeating the Houston Rockets 126-85 in Game 3 of the Western Conference finals Sunday, the reigning NBA champions established a new league record with their 16th straight playoff victory on their..." May 21

  • Trae Young on being likened to Stephen Curry: ‘I love the comparisons’

    Sportress of Blogitude "One of the hottest names in the upcoming NBA Draft will be former Oklahoma guard Trae Young. Young set the college basketball world ablaze when he averaged 27.4 points, 3.9 rebounds and 8.7 assists per game during his freshman campaign. Due to his playing time, the quick comparison for his..." May 20

  • Draymond Green Says The Warriors Allow One Letdown Game Per Series But Are Now ‘Locked In’

    Dime Magazine "The Houston Rockets surprised many when they blitzed the Golden State Warriors in Game 2, en route to a 127-105 win to even the series at 1-1 heading to Oakland. After a Game 1 in which Houston seemed out of sorts at times on offense and had few answers for the Warriors on the..." May 20

  • Draymond Green says Warriors 'at our best when we feel threatened'

    ESPN "After the Golden State Warriors suffered a 22-point blowout loss to the Houston Rockets in Game 2 of the Western Conference finals, Draymond Green said he expects his team to have an edge heading into Game 3 on Sunday. "I think we're at our best when we feel threatened,"..." May 20

  • Draymond Green says Warriors 'at our best when we feel threatened'

    ESPN "After the Golden State Warriors suffered a 22-point blowout loss to the Houston Rockets in Game 2 of the Western Conference finals, Draymond Green says he expects his team to have an edge heading into Game 3 on Sunday. "I think we're at our best when we feel threatened,"..." May 19

  • Warriors' Lacob may buy 2nd-round pick again

    The Score "The Golden State Warriors have made a habit out of purchasing second-round draft picks, and that could continue this summer. Currently in possession of the 28th overall selection, Warriors owner Joe Lacob would be willing to once again pay for a second-rounder, "For us,..." May 19

  • Curry confident he'll snap out of shooting slump

    ESPN "Although Stephen Curry is shooting 2-for-13 from beyond the arc in the Western Conference finals, he says he's not "losing any sleep" over his offensive struggles. "I've gone 0-for-11 before shooting 3s and 1-for-8, whatever the case is," Curry said after..." May 19

  • Draymond Green's mother blames Kevin Durant for team's Game 2 struggles

    CBS Sports "When things are going well for the Warriors, they look like an unstoppable force. But when things don't quite go as planned, such as Wednesday's 127-105 Game 2 loss to Houston, the appearance of them not looking so invincible doesn't sit well with even their most high-profile..." May 18

  • Kevin Durant Says Stephen Curry Is 'Best Shooter to Ever Play' in NBA

    Bleacher Report "Golden State Warriors star Kevin Durant isn't concerned about Stephen Curry's shooting struggles through the first two games of the Western Conference Finals. In an interview ESPN.com passed along, Durant called Curry "the best shooter to ever play." He added:..." May 18

  • Kerr: Rhythm, not injuries, ailing Curry's game

    Clutch Points "The Golden State Warriors are looking at two games back home in Oracle Arena to seize a potential 3-1 lead over the Houston Rockets in the Western Conference Finals. Right now, they’re likely favored to win Games 3 and 4, but they won’t be able to do so without their All-Star point..." May 18

  • Under Armour releases Curry 5 signature sneakers

    The Score "Golden State Warriors point guard Stephen Curry will be outfitted with some new gear in Game 3 of the Western Conference finals. Under Armour released the Curry 5 signature sneakers on Friday, and released two promotional videos for the drop. May 18

  • Personal trainer describes 'what really needs be done moving forward' by Steph Curry

    NBC Sports Bay Area "In Game 1 vs the Rockets, Steph Curry registered 18 points and eight assists. He went 8-for-15 from the field and only turned the ball over one time. In Game 2, the two-time MVP scored 16 points and dished out seven assists. He went 6-for-11 on shots inside the arc and only turned the..." May 18

  • NBA reportedly told Stephen Curry 'no' over Panthers opportunity

    247 Sports "Stephen Curry may have wanted to own a piece of the Carolina Panthers, but the NBA wasn't going to allow him to fulfill his dream. It's not that the NBA won't let players get involved in the ownership or business side of other professional sports. But Curry - the..." May 18

  • Stephen Curry working toward hosting PGA event

    ESPN "Golden State Warriors guard Stephen Curry has long professed his love of golf. Now he's close to hosting a PGA Tour event. ESPN has learned that Curry's representatives at Octagon are working with the PGA Tour to finalize a deal that allows the agency to work..." May 18

  • Stephen Curry insists he's past knee injury

    CBS Sports "The Warriors were without superstar Stephen Curry for 16 of the last 17 games of the regular season and the first six games of the postseason with an MCL sprain. His return signified a huge moment for the second-seeded Warriors, as he clearly remains one of the key components to..." May 17

  • Report: Draymond Green applies for 'Hampton 5' trademark

    NBC Sports Bay Area "Draymond Green is looking to make some... ...green. The three-time All-Star filed to own the trademark to "Hampton 5," according to TMZ Sports. An excerpt: We noticed someone had filed for the "Hampton 5" trademark in 2017..." May 17

  • 2018 NBA Draft Picks By Team

    Hoops Rumors "While the Sixers were knocked out of the 2018 playoffs in the Eastern Conference Semifinals by the underdog Celtics, few teams are better positioned in this year’s draft than Philadelphia. The 76ers own six of the 60 picks in the 2018 NBA draft, including a pair of..." May 17

  • Kerr not worried about Stephen Curry after underwhelming games vs. Rockets

    Clutch Points "Stephen Curry has found it tough to regain his full rhythm after coming back from a Grade 2 MCL sprain that kept him out nearly six weeks. For the first time in a series, Curry has had back-to-back subpar games — scoring less than 20 points in Games 1 and 2 against the Houston..." May 17

  • Kevin Durant: 'We're Not Invincible' After Game 2 Loss vs. Rockets

    Bleacher Report "Kevin Durant provided a dose of perspective in the aftermath of the Golden State Warriors' 127-105 Game 2 loss to the Houston Rockets on Wednesday night. After being asked if he was surprised that Houston outscored the defending champions by 17 points with the..." May 17

  • Steve Kerr Thinks Draymond Green Is the 'Next Charles Barkley'

    Complex "Golden State Warriors forward Draymond Green and NBA great and Inside the NBA commentator Charles Barkley don’t exactly love each other. In the second round of the playoffs, after Green and New Orleans Pelicans guard Rajon Rondo came this close to really mixing it up, Barkley said he..." May 16

  • Curry on Rockets' isolation strategy: 'I'm going to make some plays'

    USA Today "Steph Curry gets it. The Golden State star knows why the Houston Rockets are picking on him in these Western Conference finals, following through on their “weakest link” defensive strategy that Eric Gordon broadcast when these two teams met back in January and..." May 16

  • NBA Owners To Gain From Legalized Sports Betting, Players Could Be Next

    Hoops Rumors "New Jersey is expected to offer sports bets by the end of the month and many states will likely open up their own shops in the coming months. It’s a huge win for the gambling community and those in the gaming industry, but it’s also a huge win for owners of NBA..." May 16

  • Here Are The Odds For Every Team (And Every Pick) In The 2018 NBA Draft Lottery

    Dime Magazine "The 2018 NBA Draft order will finally be set on Tuesday night when the league completes its annual Draft Lottery to determine who gets the first 14 picks of the first round. The Phoenix Suns hold the top spot in the lottery, earning themselves a 25 percent at landing the top pick, but..." May 15

  • Steve Kerr: 'No way I could have played' in today's NBA

    Sportsnaut "Golden State Warriors head coach Steve Kerr was a solid role player in his day as a three-point specialist, winning five NBA championships over the course of his 15-year career. Yet he looks around at the players today, sees what they can do and is convinced there’s no way he..." May 15

  • Rockets not panicking after Game 1 loss to Warriors

    USA Today "Clint Capela isn’t about to change his tune now. Even with Golden State stealing home-court advantage from Houston in Game 1 of the Western Conference finals, and with Game 2 on Wednesday now qualifying as a must-win for this team that built its roster with this challenge in..." May 15

  • Kevin Durant Upset With Being Pulled From Game During Hot Streak

    Real GM Basketball "Steve Kerr subbed out Kevin Durant with 2:23 remaining in Game 1 of the Western Conference Finals after he made his fifth field goal of the third quarter to put the Warriors up by 13 points. A confused Durant walked toward the bench yelling, "Why?" The Rockets then..." May 15

  • The Rockets Are Favored In Game 2 Despite The Warriors Big Win On Monday

    Dime Magazine "Aside from a ridiculous, 41-point performance from James Harden, very little went right for the Houston Rockets in Game 1 against the Golden State Warriors. With that in mind, the good folks in Las Vegas appear to be placing some trust (at least when playing the perception..." May 15

  • After Draymond Green gets a technical in first 67 seconds against Houston, he says he was a bit “overzealous”

    San Jose Mercury News "It took 67 seconds for Draymond Green to pick up his first technical foul of the Western Conference Finals. After James Harden drove into the lane for a layup, Green shoved Harden in the neck region. It happened before the Warriors even scored their first basket. “I..." May 15

  • Kevin Durant isn’t satisfied with Warriors’ Game 1 performance

    Clutch Points "The Golden State Warriors managed to get off on the right foot with a 119-106 win versus the Houston Rockets in Game 1 of the Western Conference Finals. However, small forward Kevin Durant is not satisfied with the team’s performance to start the series. It..." May 15

  • Nick Young had the strangest dream before Game 1

    San Francisco Examiner "On Sunday — the eve of the Western Conference Finals against the Houston Rockets — Golden State Warriors guard Nick Young said he had a dream. In that dream, he said, head coach Steve Kerr told him to “stay on guard. I want you to knock down a couple..." May 15

  • Steph Curry gets calf worked on during Game 1

    Larry Brown Sports "The status of Steph Curry’s calf is something to keep your eye on moving forward in the NBA playoffs. Curry played 35 minutes, which was less than what Draymond Green, Kevin Durant and Klay Thompson all played in Game 1 of the Western Conference Finals against the Houston..." May 15

  • Watch: Draymond shoves Harden, picks up technical 67 seconds into Game 1

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