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  • Pat McCaw, Warriors still waiting each other out before training camp

    NBC Sports Bay Area "Counting down the hours until training camp begins Tuesday, there is only one unresolved issue immediately facing the Warriors. Guard Pat McCaw, a restricted free agent considered part of the team’s future, still has not accepted the $1.74 million qualifying offer the Warriors..." September 21

  • NBA announces three rule changes for 2018-19 season

    247 Sports "Some changes will be coming to the NBA for the 2018-19 season.  According to a press release from the league office, the NBA's Board of Governors unanimously voted to pass three rule changes for the 2018-19 season. The tweaks include a change to the shot clock..." September 21

  • Report: Silver memo encourages teams to put more women in leadership roles

    The Score "NBA commissioner Adam Silver sent a memo "strongly" encouraging all 30 teams to increase the number of women in their organizations in general, including in leadership roles, and improve reporting processes for sexual harassment, sources told The Athletic's Shams..." September 21

  • Gilbert Arenas suing ex-girlfriend for $10 million

    Larry Brown Sports "Gilbert Arenas has had his fair share of trouble with women over the years, and the former NBA star is now seeking a lot of money from an ex-girlfriend as a result. According to a report from TMZ, Arenas has filed a lawsuit against a woman who got a restraining order against him..." September 20

  • Owner says Golden State will have to re-recruit Kevin Durant next summer

    Clutch Points "Kevin Durant signed a third one-and-one deal with the Golden State Warriors this summer, and while he’s proven to love his new team and the success he’s enjoyed with it, owner Joe Lacob knows he will be a No. 1 priority once next summer comes around. Lacob was asked..." September 19

  • Report: Warriors expected to sign former Cavs guard to Exhibit 10 contract

    NBC Sports Bay Area "When the Warriors open training camp next Tuesday, the anticipation is that Will Cherry will be wearing a Golden State uniform. The former Cavs guard is expected to sign an Exhibit 10 deal with the Warriors, a source told Sportando. You may be asking yourself:..." September 19

  • Patrick McCaw likely to concede, sign qualifying offer before deadline

    Clutch Points "Patrick McCaw’s impending qualifying offer has proven one last screw to adjust before the Golden State Warriors start training camp. The two-year forward has had $1.7 million sitting on the table for roughly two months now, likely still unhappy that his deal isn’t as beefy..." September 19

  • Matt Barnes Says He Smoked Weed Before NBA Games

    TMZ "If you've seen Ex-NBA tough guy Matt Barnes play basketball, chances are you've seen him high as a kite ... because MB says he smoked weed before every game he played ... SINCE HIGH SCHOOL.  Barnes appeared on Van Lathan's 'Red Pill Podcast' and..." September 18

  • NBA Rumors: Durant will join Lakers next year

    247 Sports "Take this for what you will, but Kevin Durant is apparently lining up to join the Los Angeles Lakers next season. According to a source who spoke with Brandon 'Scoop B' Robinson, Durant is planning a move to join the Lakers and team up with LeBron James next..." September 18

  • Lakers should add Jamal Crawford or Nick Young

    247 Sports "I know the Los Angeles Lakers are stubborn in their approach. We've heard it all offseason long. Rob Pelinka put together this team with the idea that they could beat the Golden State Warriors by being a non three-point shooting team. They've seen what's happened with..." September 14

  • Jamal Crawford has offers from Lakers, Sixers, Warriors

    Clutch Points "It is quite a surprise that Sixth Man extraordinaire, Jamal Crawford is still one of the free agents available at this stage of the offseason. The 38-year-old veteran guard is known for his ability as a microwave scorer who has killer handles with the ball. Last season, Crawford spent..." September 13

  • Rockets no closer to Warriors after unspectacular offseason

    The Score "Houston Rockets GM Daryl Morey spent last season obsessing over one thing: dethroning the Golden State Warriors. Houston nearly pulled off the impossible, pushing Golden State to the brink in the Western Conference finals. And while Clutch City only produced an avalanche of..." September 12

  • Isaiah Thomas said he'd still rank himself ahead of Steph Curry and Russell Westbrook

    USA Today "Since being traded from the Boston Celtics, an injury-riddled Isaiah Thomas hasn’t been the same player. He struggled in 15 games with the Cleveland Cavaliers before getting traded to the Lakers. Yet, Isaiah Thomas would still rank himself ahead of the NBA’s..." September 11

  • LeBron James: ‘That Trophy Goes Through Golden State’

    SLAM Online "LeBron James points out the obvious: everyone in the NBA is chasing Golden State. James says the defending, two-time champion Warriors are “the team that everybody is trying to catch.” September 11

  • How Warriors’ rookie Jacob Evans prepares for 2018-19 season

    San Jose Mercury News "Nearly everywhere he turned, Jacob Evans learned something new. Evans sat in the backseat of a black SUV en route to San Francisco. The Warriors’ rookie soon realized traffic congestion will often await him. Moments later, Evans arrived at the JP Morgan Corporate Challenge on..." September 10

  • Stephen Curry: ‘We Want More’

    SLAM Online "Stephen Curry and the two-time defending NBA champion Golden State Warriors are far from satisfied. “We want more,” says Curry. Steph feels that he’s reached his peak as a player, and wants to remain..." September 10

  • At least 18 NBA players will play for home country in FIBA World Cup qualifiers this month

    Pro Basketball Talk "We’ve focused mostly on the big names not taking part — Giannis Antetokounmpo, Danilo Gallinari, Marco Belinelli, any notable player for Team USA — in the September qualifying window for FIBA’s World Cup next season. If you..." September 10

  • DeMarcus Cousins Experiment Comes with No Guarantees in Golden State

    Bleacher Report "If you were the Golden State Warriors, and the chance to sign DeMarcus Cousins for the mid-level exception fell into your lap, you would have done the same thing. It's an imperfect analogy, but imagine you already had a garage full of luxury cars. A stranger shows..." September 07

  • LeBron And Durant’s Long-Lost Rap Song Has Apparently Hit The Internet

    Dime Magazine "Plenty of basketball players have crossed into the rap game when they have some free time. While not everyone is as accomplished on the mic as Damian Lillard, using music as a form of expression and a hobby pursue has piqued the interests of a number of dudes in the NBA. This list..." September 07

  • Lakers Prefer Klay over Kawhi in '19 Free Agency

    Bleacher Report "Like many other teams, the Los Angeles Lakers are looking ahead to the star-studded 2019 free-agent class, and they may already have a primary target in mind. Speaking on ESPN LA 710's Mornings with Keyshawn, LZ and Travis, ESPN.com's Ramona Shelburne reported Golden..." September 06

  • Report: McCaw likely to accept Warriors' qualifying offer

    Yardbarker "Patrick McCaw will probably accept the Warriors’ qualifying offer before training camp opens, writes Anthony Slater of The Athletic. A restricted free agent, McCaw has been waiting all summer for a team to offer more than Golden State’s QO of $1.74M. A disappointing..." September 06

  • Warriors bringing former Raptors wing Alfonzo McKinnie to training camp

    Clutch Points "The powerhouse team of the NBA is still not done shaping their roster as Anthony Slater of The Athletic has announced that the Golden State Warriors have brought in ex-Toronto Raptors forward Alfonzo McKinnie to their training camp to see if he can earn a spot on their..." September 06

  • DeMarcus Cousins moving well, showing off handles in workout

    Clutch Points "Golden State Warriors big man DeMarcus Cousins has been attacking his recovery after missing a large part of the season with an Achilles injury, now seemingly putting in work to get back into his normal playing shape. The new addition to the Warriors star-studded roster..." September 05

  • Alfonzo McKinnie Gets Camp Deal From Warriors

    Hoops Rumors "Former Raptors forward Alfonzo McKinnie has reached a training-camp agreement with the Warriors, Anthony Slater of The Athletic tweets. The 6’8” McKinnie appeared in 14 games with Toronto last season, averaging 1.5 PPG in 3.8 MPG. The Raptors waived McKinnie on..." September 05

  • Enes Kanter begins Kevin Durant’s Knicks recruitment

    New York Post "When Warriors superstar Kevin Durant played Oklahoma City for the first time early in the 2016-17 season, then-Thunder center Enes Kanter was the only former teammate to give Durant beef — trash-talking him from the bench. Now Kanter hopes Durant, a free agent in 2019, will..." September 05

  • Iguodala hints that Walton trying to recruit Klay to Lakers

    The Sports Daily "The Los Angeles Lakers are coming off a huge offseason that has seen them land the big fish in the open market with All-Star forward LeBron James. However, the front office has positioned their salary cap space to be able to lock up another superstar player to a max contract next..." September 04

  • Warriors felt Omri Casspi's 'attitude was suboptimal'

    USA Today "The Warriors’ decision to waive veteran forward Omri Casspi for Quinn Cook paid on-court dividends at the close of the 2017-18 NBA season. Casspi had picked up intermittent DNP’s throughout the year, was sidelined with an ankle injury, and the team needed a point guard to step in..." September 04

  • Warriors, Celtics heavy favorites in latest NBA championship betting odds

    The Score "Safe money has the reigning two-time NBA champion Golden State Warriors and loaded Boston Celtics on a collision course for the 2018-19 title. The Warriors are coming off their third title in four years and acquired All-Star big man DeMarcus Cousins this summer on a cheap one-year..." September 04

  • Klay Thompson sports new look, muses about joining Big3

    Clutch Points "Golden State Warriors sharpshooter Klay Thompson may not be much of a talker on the court but his recent Instagram post speaks volumes. Thompson hilariously hints on a future BIG3 appearance when he posted a group picture starring him, Luke Walton, Carmelo Anthony, and Tracy..." September 02

  • DeMarcus Cousins is ‘right on schedule’

    Yardbarker "Warriors center DeMarcus Cousins continues to make steady progress from a ruptured left Achilles tendon but there’s no timetable for his return, coach Steve Kerr told Mark Medina of the San Jose Mercury News. “He’s right on schedule. He hasn’t had any setbacks...." September 01

  • NBA rumors: Walt Frazier ruining Knicks' chances at Kevin Durant?

    Newark Star-Ledger "When next summer arrives, the Knicks are expected to go big-game hunting in NBA free agency. From point guard Kyrie Irving, to all-star wing Jimmy Butler, to defensive stalwart Kawhi Leonard, the Knicks likely won't be shy about trying to add major..." August 31

  • Warriors Felt Omri Casspi's Attitude Was Suboptimal

    Real GM Basketball "Omri Casspi had a strange season with the Golden State Warriors, struggling with injuries and his three-point shot. Casspi was waived in April to create a roster spot for Quinn Cook.  "I don't know if (it) was a 'blowup' necessarily," wrote Ethan..." August 31

  • David West likely to receive offers to coach, front office role post-retirement

    Clutch Points "After logging 15 seasons in the NBA, David West has announced his retirement. The two-time champion with the Golden State Warriors revealed the news on Thursday morning. While his playing days might be coming to an end, a new door of opportunity in coaching could be on the..." August 30

  • David West Announces Retirement

    Hoops Rumors "Longtime NBA big man David West has announced his retirement from the NBA after 15 seasons. West issued a statement on Twitter confirming his decision, which comes one day after he turned 38 years old. “I have been fortunate enough to live out my childhood..." August 30

  • Stephen A. Smith says Celtics have a 45% chance to beat Warriors

    247 Sports "With LeBron James having moved on from the Cleveland Cavaliers to don the Purple and Gold of the Los Angeles Lakers, the Eastern Conference is as wide open as it has been in roughly a decade which should lead to some new blood, on one side at least, competing in the 2019 NBA..." August 30

  • Walt Frazier criticizes Durant: 'There will be an asterisk next to his name'

    New York Daily News "Walt Frazier believes Kevin Durant severely damaged his legacy by taking the easy road with the Warriors, even saying the Finals MVP’s accomplishments deserve an “asterisk.” “Durant, as great a player he is, I would still hold back (giving him credit) because..." August 30

  • ESPN ranks Lakers tied with Warriors for best offseason moves

    Yardbarker "The Los Angeles Lakers made some major splash moves this offseason that was headlined by the addition of All-Star forward LeBron James on a four-year, $153 million deal. In a recent panel grading of the offseason moves conducted by ESPN, the Lakers are placed tied with the Golden..." August 29

  • NBA's No. 1 Options Who Would Be Better Off as Sidekicks

    Bleacher Report "In the perfect-world NBA, all player roles fit like skinny jeans and prove ideal vehicles for their abilities. In the actual Association, roster construction and team dynamics often force players into roles that either mask their full range of skills or ask too much of..." August 29

  • Draymond Green on evolution of LeBron: “I think Bron over the last four years became LeBron James”

    Pro Basketball Talk "Already this morning we said to go watch LeBron James‘ new HBO show “The Shop.” It was an authentic, wide-ranging conversation that covered LeBron’s regrets over naming his oldest son after himself, about motivation, about how black athletes and..." August 29

  • The NBA Will Remove Restrictions On What Color Sneakers Players Can Wear Next Season

    Dime Magazine "For quite some time, the NBA has led the way when it comes to player expression and individualism, especially when compared to other major American sports. Players are generally entertaining on social media, fashion before and after games has been a point of popular monitoring, and the..." August 29

  • Warriors signing Jonas Jerebko brings Pistons lessons with him

    NBC Sports Bay Area "Jonas Jerebko entered the NBA in 2009, straight from Sweden to the Detroit Pistons, where he toiled under five head coaches in five seasons. He listened to them to varying degrees, but mostly found himself applying lessons taught by teammates. There may not have been a better..." August 29

  • Steve Kerr: Warriors won’t change style of play for DeMarcus Cousins

    Pro Basketball Talk "The Warriors push the pace. They keep moving offensively, both the ball and themselves. They frequently switch defensively. DeMarcus Cousins doesn’t always hustle up court. He often holds the ball as he surveys the floor. He’s not very comfortable defending on the..." August 27

  • Kerr calls Trump an 'irrational human being in the White House'

    247 Sports "Always willing to comment on political and societal issues affecting America, Golden State Warriors coach Steve Kerr recently talked with Scott Ostler of the San Francisco Chronicle about a wide range of topics relating to politics. Here are some takeaways from..." August 27

  • Knicks’ Enes Kanter says Kevin Durant will never ‘get the respect he wants’

    Clutch Points "Enes Kanter of the New York Knicks has once again taken a shot at former Oklahoma City Thunder teammate Kevin Durant. The 6-foot-11 big man recently sat down with Royce Young of ESPN and shared why he thinks the Golden State Warriors star will..." August 27

  • Curry supports equal pay: 'Seeing things through the eyes' of my daughters

    The Player's Tribune "T here’s this miracle happening at home right now. And before it’s over, I feel like I need to put it on paper — just to make sure I have some documented proof. So let the record state: Riley, our six-year-old daughter, wants to be..." August 26

  • Nick Young Repeatedly Yells 'Am I Resisting?' in New Arrest Video

    Complex "Two days after NBA star Nick Young was arrested for not cooperating with police during a traffic stop in Los Angeles, new video footage of the incident surfaced. Obtained by TMZ Sports, the 75-second clip appears to show Young being handcuffed by Hollywood police as he asks..." August 26

  • Nick Young Arrested After Alleged Incident During Traffic Stop

    Bleacher Report "Veteran NBA guard Nick Young was reportedly arrested on obstruction of justice charges in Hollywood on Friday night.  Per TMZ Sports, Young was pulled over for a routine traffic violation when he allegedly refused to cooperate with the police officers on the..." August 25

  • NBA Rumors: Durant signed short deal with Warriors so he’d have ability to re-sign for five years next summer

    Pro Basketball Talk "Kevin Durant is leaving $5,654,150 on the table next season. Why? Answering that question could go a long way in deciphering his future with the Warriors. Durant getting his full max salary next season would’ve required locking in for at least two more years. As..." August 24

  • Kobe Bryant: ‘You Can’t Beat Golden State By Playing Golden State-Style’

    SLAM Online "Kobe Bryant says you can’t beat the Golden State Warriors by emulating their style of play. Hence why The Black Mamba thinks the Los Angeles Lakers are “building the team smartly” around LeBron James. Bryant believes you need physical,..." August 24