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  • Ex-Warriors teammate tells crazy story of how Stephen Curry motivates himself

    Larry Brown Sports "Andrew Bogut has a story to tell to anyone who has doubts about Stephen Curry’s killer instinct. Speaking this week on his “Rogue Bogues” podcast, the retired ex-Golden State Warrior had a crazy revelation about how Curry motivates..." January 26

  • NBA community mourns the loss of basketball writer, NBA TV analyst Sekou Smith

    NBA.com "The NBA community mourns the loss of renowned basketball writer and NBA TV analyst Sekou Smith, who has passed away at the age of 48. " January 26

  • Warriors talked potential Kelly Oubre trade with Pelicans

    Report Door "Kelly Oubre recorded 14 points (2-for-3 from deep), six rebounds, four assists, three steals and one block in the Warriors’ win over the Minnesota Timberwolves on Monday night. And on Tuesday afternoon, his name popped up in a report regarding a potential trade. " January 26

  • How The Boston Celtics Can Create A Big Three

    Fadeaway World "The Boston Celtics have a great team this season led by superstar Jayson Tatum. For years, the Celtics always seemed too young to be a legitimate contender. But that is no longer an excuse, as Tatum has elevated his game as one of the top-15 players in the world. But still, the..." January 26

  • Does Kevin Love Really Make Sense for Brooklyn Nets or Any Other Contender?

    Bleacher Report "Despite having played in just one full game this season, Cleveland Cavaliers power forward Kevin Love just can't stay out of trade rumors. After already going all-in on the offensive end by swapping Jarrett Allen, Caris LeVert, Taurean Prince and their draft capital for..." January 26

  • NBA League Pass Viewership Up 46 Percent From Last Season

    Real GM Basketball "The NBA says League Pass viewership is up 36 percent from last season. The league's annual subscription plan starts at $150. " January 26

  • Warriors’ James Wiseman Reacts to Losing His Starting Position

    Heavy "  The Golden State Warriors‘ starting lineup looked a little different in Monday night’s 130-108 win over the Minnesota Timberwolves. Ahead of the matchup, head coach Steve Kerr placed rookie James Wiseman on the bench and instead started veteran..." January 26

  • NBA Teams That Should Blow It Up Now

    Bleacher Report "The NBA doesn't want teams to push the red button. Flattened lottery odds made the race to the bottom less of a sure thing, and last year's addition of a play-in tournament expanded the list of "postseason" entrants in each conference to 10. Those are clear..." January 26

  • 5 Early Predictions for the 2021 NBA Trade Deadline

    Bleacher Report "The 2021 NBA trade deadline is now less than two months away, although a blockbuster four-team James Harden trade has already caused ripples throughout the league. Harden joining the Brooklyn Nets means other title contenders may now be pressured to upgrade their..." January 26

  • Exposing the NBA's Worst Shooters so Far

    Bleacher Report "Identifying the NBA's worst shooters is a process overrun with subjectivity. Statistics are always part of the calculus, but which ones? And how are they weighted? And how do you account for the level of difficulty on field-goal attempts? Or the context of a player's role? And..." January 26

  • Lonzo Ball's regression, Warriors' starting-lineup woes among most disappointing NBA early season developments

    CBS Sports "Believe it or not, we've reached the quarter pole of the shortened 2020-21 NBA season, and in that time a number of surprising storylines have taken shape. Most are of the happy-surprise variety, like how hard LeBron James is playing when we all figured he would approach his 18th..." January 26

  • Klay Thompson Makes Reverse Layup In a Walking Boot

    The Big Lead "Klay Thompson is still in the early stages of recovering from a torn right Achilles suffered during a pick-up game before the preseason this year. But he is still better at basketball than 99 percent of the world. Thompson was in attendance for the Warriors' win..." January 26

  • NBA targeting early March for potential All-Star Game

    Yardbarker "Despite the cancellation of the traditional All-Star Weekend festivities, the NBA is still trying to put together an All-Star Game for the 2020-21 season. According to Adrian Wojnarowski of ESPN, the NBA and National Basketball Players Association are discussing the possibility..." January 25

  • Steve Kerr shakes up Warriors’ starting lineup vs Timberwolves

    Clutch Points "After a disappointing loss to the Utah Jazz Saturday night, Warriors head coach Steve Kerr is ready to make changes. The team heads into Monday’s matchup at 8-8 and desperately need a win to switch momentum.  The Warriors do believe in their rookie center..." January 25

  • 8 NBA Players Who Could Get Moved Before the Trade Deadline

    Complex "The biggest splash of the 2020-21 NBA season has already been made. After nine decorated seasons with the Rockets, James Harden was shipped to a new city. Houston loaded up on future assets in a massive four-team deal that sent the 2018 MVP to Brooklyn, joining forces with Kyrie Irving and..." January 25

  • Steph Curry Shares Brutal Opinion on Warriors’ Starting Lineup

    Heavy "The Golden State Warriors endured another tragic loss on Saturday to the Utah Jazz. The team is now sitting at 8-8 for the season after 16 games. After this tough loss to the Jazz on Saturday, Warriors’ All-Star Steph Curry shares his honest opinion on the team’s..." January 25

  • Andrew Wiggins reveals true thoughts on his time with Timberwolves

    Star Tribune "Andrew Wiggins has no illusions about how some Timberwolves fans may view the five-plus seasons Wiggins spent in Minnesota — that some wanted more out of his time here than just one playoff appearance after the Wolves traded for the 2014 No. 1 overall pick in the summer he was..." January 25

  • Warriors must change their awful starting lineup before it’s too late

    Clutch Points "Many of us expected the Golden State Warriors to return this season in full gear. But unfortunately, after draft night, it was announced that Klay Thompson tore his Achilles. Once again, it was a huge blow for the team to lose one of its star players again. It has been a..." January 24

  • Reggie Miller congratulates Steph Curry: 'Jesus Shuttlesworth' is next

    NBC Sports Bay Area "The Warriors' highlight reel in their 127-108 loss to the Utah Jazz on Saturday night isn't a long one. Turnovers, poor defense and empty offensive possessions plagued them from the tip. T But there was a moment that sweetened the blow. At the start of the..." January 24

  • Steph Curry passes Reggie Miller for 2nd all time in made 3-pointers

    The Score "Stephen Curry is now one step from claiming his spot atop the NBA's 3-point summit. With his fourth triple on Saturday against the Utah Jazz, the Golden State Warriorssharpshooter surpassed Indiana Pacers icon Reggie Miller for second on the NBA's all-time..." January 24

  • Frustrated Draymond Green reveals key to Warriors finding success

    Clutch Points "Golden State Warriors forward Draymond Green expressed his frustrations after absorbing another lopsided loss against the Utah Jazz on Saturday. He claimed that the team has yet to find its true identity as a unit and questioned whether or not the Warriors..." January 24

  • Weird Week in Hoops: Kevin Porter's food fight and Bernie on the bench

    The Score "Kevin Porter Jr. tosses his lunch The Kevin Porter Jr. experience in Cleveland is over thanks in large part to a recent locker-room outburst in which the recent No. 30 pick reportedly yelled at staff and threw food. For Cavaliers fans, the..." January 24

  • Stephen Curry’s secret ability that explains why he never gets tired

    Clutch Points "Apart from his unworldly ability to shoot the basketball, Golden State Warriors superstar Stephen Curry has another unique skill. This peculiar talent allows him play his exhausting brand of basketball, without growing tired as much as a normal human would. As..." January 23

  • “Giannis Antetokounmpo Isn't Better Than LeBron James, Kevin Durant, Steph Curry, James Harden, And Kawhi Leonard”

    Fadeaway World "Giannis Antetokounmpo is a 2x MVP, 4x All-Star, and reigning NBA Defensive Player of The Year. To many, his skill set, size, and resume are enough to put him amongst the NBA’s elite — even at 26-years-old. To some, he’s right up there with LeBron James for the title of being..." January 23

  • The ‘huge difference’ with Andrew Wiggins on Warriors, per ex-coach Tom Thibodeau

    NBC Sports Bay Area "Tom Thibodeau was one of Andrew Wiggins' head coaches during the former No. 1 overall pick's time with the Minnesota Timberwolves, and unlike many in the Twin Cities, the now-New York Knicks head coach always has believed in Wiggins. After New York beat the Warriors on..." January 23

  • Knicks get best of Stephen Curry in building-block win

    New York Post "Something special is happening here. There have not been many shining moments for the Knicks against Stephen Curry since the Warriors drafted him in 2009. But this became one of them on a Thursday night in San Francisco, when the Tom Thibodeau Knicks train came rolling..." January 22

  • Desperation Trade Targets to Create New NBA Contenders

    Bleacher Report "The Brooklyn Nets went all-in on James Harden, surrendering control of their first-round picks through 2027 and sacrificing depth in exchange for superstar talent that (they hope) will give them a better shot at a championship. It was a bold bet. Maybe even a desperate one. The..." January 22

  • Warriors forward Draymond Green’s dubious second technical vs. Knicks rescinded

    Talk Basket "Step back from the NBA. The Athletic’s Shams Charania reported on Friday that the NBA will rescind the second technical foul that Draymond Green was issued on Thursday in the Golden State game against the Knicks, which saw him sent off in the second quarter. " January 22

  • 5 NBA Blockbuster Trades Ideas Before The Deadline

    Fadeaway World "The NBA trade deadline is not until March 25 but that doesn’t mean that a blockbuster, or two, couldn’t happen before then. We have already seen the Houston Rockets and Brooklyn Nets shock the world with their four-team blockbuster featuring James Harden go down. With nearly two..." January 22

  • How Russell Westbrook, Chris Paul and 13 key NBA offseason additions are faring with new teams

    CBS Sports "It may not seem like it, but we're nearly a quarter of the way through the 2020-21 NBA schedule. Postponements and thinning rosters due to health and safety protocols have made it difficult to judge the early returns for many teams, but we're starting to get a sense of how the pieces..." January 22

  • The East Has Become The Best Conference In The NBA After 21 Years

    Fadeaway World "For years, the Western Conference has had the stigma of being the stronger conference in the NBA. Teams such as the Spurs, Lakers, and Warriors have dominated the last 2 decades of professional basketball and they have some of the greatest players ever. Tim Duncan, Kobe Bryant, Shaquille..." January 22

  • Kobe Bryant meant more to current NBA players than LeBron James or Michael Jordan

    USA Today "On Jan. 9, San Antonio’s DeMar DeRozan scored 38 points in the Spurs' overtime victory against Minnesota. None of his made field goals was a 3-pointer. The longest shot he made came from 19 feet. It was an efficient 13-for-23 shooting from the field and 12-for-13 on free throws..." January 22

  • Adam Silver Suggests NBA Won't Expand For Under $2.5 Billion Franchise Fee

    Real GM Basketball "The NBA has reportedly considered expansion in the medium-term with a possible franchise fee of $2.5 billion. Adam Silver said he is “not ready” to confirm the number of teams or the price point the league would seek if it were to add clubs. He said it “doesn’t..." January 22

  • The unstoppable Kobe Bryant, as told by the defenders tasked with stopping him

    ESPN "DURING A STORIED 14-year NBA career, Tony Allen was named to six All-Defensive teams and earned the nickname "The Grindfather" for his abilities as one of the league's most hard-nosed perimeter defenders. But on Feb. 22, 2005, he was a 24-year-old rookie..." January 22

  • Draymond Green stunned by refs' 'privilege' after ejection

    NBC Sports Bay Area "  The three-man referee crew for the Warriors' game against the New York Knicks on Thursday made a glaring "mistake" right before halftime. With a minute remaining in the first half, referee John Butler ejected Draymond Green, who was yelling at..." January 22

  • Draymond Green’s teammate Marquese Chriss rips referees for ejection

    Clutch Points "Marquese Chriss of the Golden State Warriors is pleading for referees to do better. The 23-year-old big man, who’s recovering from a broken leg, was one of many who were dumbfounded when his teammate Draymond Green was ejected in the opening half of their..." January 22

  • Steve Kerr: Officials admit Draymond Green's ejection for yelling at James Wiseman was mistake

    ESPN "Golden State Warriors forward Draymond Green was mistakenly ejected late in the second quarter of Thursday night's 119-104 loss to the New York Knicks after yelling at rookie teammate James Wiseman. Warriors coach Steve Kerr said after the..." January 22

  • Canada Basketball blindsided by FIBA sanctions, $227K fine

    CBC "Canada Basketball president and CEO Glen Grunwald says he was blindsided by sanctions levied against the program on Wednesday. The International Basketball Federation, or FIBA, fined the Canadian governing body for the sport up to $227,138 and threatened to dock..." January 22

  • Warriors’ Rookie James Wiseman Shares Honest Opinion of What He’s Learning From Draymond Green

    Heavy "Rookie James Wiseman is beginning to see himself fit into a larger role with the Golden State Warriors. Just after having his worst performance in the previous game against the Western Conference front runners, the Los Angeles Lakers, the forward put up his best..." January 21

  • Japan privately concludes Tokyo Olympics should be canceled due to coronavirus

    Fox 8 "Japan’s government has privately concluded the Tokyo Olympics will have to be canceled because of the coronavirus pandemic, The Times reported, citing an unnamed senior member of the ruling coalition. The government’s focus is now on securing the Games for Tokyo..." January 21

  • NBA Moves Back Start Times For 20 Games

    Hoops Rumors "As the NBA begins implementing new same-day COVID-19 PCR testing protocols, the league will be moving back the start times for 20 upcoming games to accommodate testing, Tim Bontemps of ESPN tweets. These games will be moved to at least 8 p.m. local time during the week and 7 p.m...." January 21

  • Finding Trade Partners for NBA's Deadline Buyers and Sellers

    Bleacher Report "It takes two (or more) dance partners to get the NBA trade market grooving. Sellers can't sell without interested buyers. Shoppers can't fill their carts without something on the shelves. It's simple supply and demand and yet another reminder that professional..." January 21

  • Steph Curry Was In Complete Shock After A Reporter Called Him By His Real Name: ‘Wardell’

    Total Pro Sports "The Athletic’s Marcus Thompson asked Steph a question following Wednesday night’s 121-99 win over the San Antonio Spurs, and shocked him when he actually referred to him by his real name: Wardell. Steph was born Wardell Stephen Curry II. " January 21

  • The reasons why half the NBA can't trade their first-round pick right now

    ESPN "When Houston Rockets general manager Rafael Stone explained last week why he prioritized a bundle of first-round picks and not a current All-NBA player like Ben Simmons in a James Harden trade, he said it was because, "In the NBA, picks -- especially..." January 21

  • Nearly Half Of NBA’s Teams Have Open Roster Spots

    Hoops Rumors "After the NBA’s transactions wire remained relatively quiet for the first few weeks of the 2020/21 season, teams have begun making moves with a little more frequency as of late. While one recent transaction – the four-team trade that sent James Harden to Brooklyn..." January 21

  • 3 NBA players making the leap in 2021

    The Score "Every year, numerous NBA players take significant steps forward in their development. That progression, when it's dramatic enough and happens within a single season, is often colloquially termed "the leap." Some are breakouts that most can see coming. It usually happens..." January 21

  • Steve Kerr's admission about Warriors' starting lineup puts long-view approach into focus

    CBS Sports "After starting out the season looking like one of the worst teams in the league, the Golden State Warriors have ground out wins in seven of their last 11 games -- including a 22-point comeback over the Clippers and a thrilling 19-point rally past the Lakers -- and..." January 21

  • Karl Malone Shares The Story Of When He Wanted To Kick Chris Webber’s A**

    Fadeaway World "Karl Malone and Chris Webber were big friends and rivals whenever they clashed on the court. They want at it on uncountable occasions, always trying to prevail over one another, as Malone has stated before. They are two of the best power forwards the league has seen and their duels were..." January 20

  • 11 NBA players test positive for COVID-19 since Jan. 13

    Sportsnet "The NBA and NBPA announced on Thursday that 11 of the 502 players tested for COVID-19 since Jan. 13 have returned positive results. Any player who returns a positive test must isolate until they are cleared under the rules established... " January 20

  • NBA to station security to enforce pre-, postgame safety rules

    The Score "The NBA is expanding its efforts to enforce health and safety measures regarding contact between players outside of the game setting, The Athletic's Shams Charania reports. Beginning Wednesday, the league will reportedly place team security staff at halfcourt before and..." January 20