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  • NBA Superstars Who Will Be on Trade Watch by Trade Deadline

    Bleacher Report "Another star is always on the verge of being traded in the NBA. Even if he needs to come out of nowhere, the league always has a next man up. This summer alone is proof. The New Orleans Pelicans shipped Anthony Davis to the Los Angeles Lakers. The Oklahoma City Thunder..." July 20

  • NBA Power Rankings Post-Free Agency

    Bleacher Report "OK, what just happened? That seismic shift you just felt on the NBA landscape? That was one of the wildest months in NBA history shaking up your favorite team; your parents' favorite team; your uncle's favorite team; heck, even the cat's favorite..." July 19

  • Klay Thompson does physical therapy for his left ACL while his bulldog

    San Francisco Gate "Golden State Warriors star Klay Thompson is on the road to recovery from his torn left ACL. And it seems that no matter how ruff his comeback is, he'll have his bulldog Rocco by his side. Thompson posted a photo to Instagram Stories on Thursday of him doing physical therapy on an..." July 19

  • Best contracts of 2019 NBA free agency: Lakers, Warriors find bargains during busy offseason

    Sporting News "Roughly 40 percent of the NBA entered free agency this offseason. Yeah, that's a big number. With so much talent flooding the market, some free agents were inevitably going to be signed to cheaper deals than expected. Which GMs managed to snag valuable players on bargain..." July 19

  • Worst contracts of 2019 NBA free agency: Hornets, Kings weren't only teams to hand out bad deals

    Sporting News "Early in the 2016 NBA offseason, it became clear teams were passing out crazy contracts to average-at-best players. That's what happens when the league sees an unprecedented salary cap spike. Over the past three years, some general managers have gotten smarter with..." July 19

  • NBA Rumors: Wolves Could Acquire D’Angelo Russell For Package Centered On Robert Covington

    Inquisitr "After failing to convince Kevin Durant to stay, the Golden State Warriors were able to find a way to prevent losing him as an unrestricted free agent without getting anything in return. In a sign-and-trade deal with the Brooklyn Nets, the Warriors acquired All-Star point guard D’Angelo..." July 19

  • NBA Rumors: 30 Free-Agent Targets for 30 Teams Next Offseason

    Bleacher Report "Following a summer that saw Kevin Durant, Kawhi Leonard, Kyrie Irving, Kemba Walker, Al Horford, Jimmy Butler, Anthony Davis, Mike Conley and more change teams, 2020's free-agency class looks a bit sparse by comparison. That's not meant as a slight to players..." July 18

  • Steph Curry calls out trolls who mocked wife Ayesha’s dance moves

    Larry Brown Sports "Ayesha Curry was mocked by Twitter trolls for having a good time at the opening of her restaurant this week, and her husband had her back as usual. Mrs. Curry and celebrity chef Michael Mina were in Del Mar, Calif., to open their fourth International Smoke location. Ayesha was..." July 18

  • 10 NBA stars facing the most pressure in 2019-20

    Sportsnaut "Now that most of the pieces have been moved during what has been a frantic summer around the NBA, it’s time to look forward to the 2019-20 season. The Los Angeles Lakers added Anthony Davis to team up with LeBron James, creating a ton of pressure for both..." July 18

  • The NBA's Supermax Is Doing What It Was Supposed To

    Deadspin "The provisions of a collective bargaining agreement can be tricky things. After all, by definition they’re negotiated and agreed upon by parties with different and largely opposed interests, who will want different and often directly conflicting things out of them. The purpose or intent..." July 18

  • 5 NBA Players Poised for a Breakout Year in 2019-20

    12 Up "1. Lonzo Ball The NOLA Bayou is a far cry from the bright LA lights, which is perfect for Lonzo Ball. Ball came in with immense expectations, and like D’Angelo Russell, can thrive with a change of scenery as a former No. 2 overall pick. Zo hounds his opponents on defense while..." July 18

  • NBA scout unsure about D'Angelo Russell, won't be surprised if he peaked

    NBC Sports Bay Area "Newly-acquired Warriors guard D'Angelo Russell entered the NBA as the No. 2 overall pick in the 2015 NBA Draft, where he was selected by the Los Angeles Lakers. Here are his stats from his first four seasons: -2015-16 = 13.2 points, 3.3 assists, 41.0 percent overall,..." July 18

  • NBA Insider Reveals Why Warriors ‘Abandoned’ Idea Of Giving Klay Thompson Less Than The Max In Free Agency

    Inquisitr "After the 2018-19 NBA season officially came to an end, Golden State Warriors shooting guard Klay Thompson became one of the most coveted superstars on the free agency market. Unfortunately for NBA teams who were interested in getting his service, Thompson immediately signed a five-year, $190..." July 18

  • Who are next NBA stars (James Harden?!) to ride trade wave?

    Yardbarker "Jimmy Butler, Chris Paul and Paul George are “Patients Zero” for the trade epidemic that has rocked the NBA the past two years. Following disappointing ends to their respective 2016-17 seasons, each demanded a trade and was subsequently dealt to a new team that June. Butler went to..." July 17

  • Warriors waive Julian Washburn, who was acquired in Andre Iguodala trade

    NBC Sports Bay Area "The Warriors waived two-way forward Julian Washburn, the team announced on Wednesday afternoon. Golden State acquired Washburn on July 7 in the trade that sent Andre Iguodala to the Memphis Grizzlies. Washburn played in the Dubs' final two Summer League games in Las..." July 17

  • Warriors Defense in Trouble Without Klay Thompson, Kevin Durant, Andre Iguodala

    Bleacher Report "The Golden State Warriors' dynasty was known best for its turbocharged offense, but it was made possible by the support of its defensive backbone. Spearheaded by Draymond Green, who single-handedly revolutionized the way defense is played, the Warriors were able to go small,..." July 17

  • NBA Rumors: GSW Could Explore Possibility Of Trading Draymond Green

    Inquisitr "The 2019 NBA offseason featured several crazy transactions with numerous NBA superstars choosing to leave their respective teams to chase for an NBA championship title somewhere else. One of the NBA teams who took a huge blow this summer is the Golden State Warriors. After a failed three-peat,..." July 17

  • Every NBA Team's Biggest Hole After Free-Agency Madness

    Bleacher Report "Another hectic round of NBA free agency has come and gone, and with the dust now settling, teams are left to grapple with the roster holes that went unfilled. Nothing, of course, is set in stone so far from training camps. But barring any more blockbuster trades, depth..." July 17

  • 3 Winners and Losers From the Hectic NBA Offseason

    12 Up "It really does feel like the NBA offseason is more entertaining than the regular season sometimes. This summer has shaken up the league tremendously with a bunch of old faces in new places, and plenty of mouths left agape after finding out who’s going where. Let’s take a look at..." July 16

  • Jimmer Fredette starts overseas campaign in Greece after leaving Warriors

    Sporting News "Jimmer Fredette has found a new team. The 30-year-old guard left the Warriors' summer league team after just two games to help minimize injury and contemplate playing overseas. Fredette ultimately made the decision to sign with Greece's Panathinaikos BC, announcing..." July 16

  • The Best Player From Every NBA Team

    Fadeaway World "Summer Leauge is already here which means most of the NBA rosters are already set, and while we’re going to see a lot of trades go on throughout the season, several top-tier players are likely to stay put for most of the season. You just can’t win in this league unless you..." July 16

  • Canada’s FIBA World Cup training camp features 17 NBA players

    Pro Basketball Talk "No Andrew Wiggins, no problem. The disconnect between Wiggins and Canada Basketball seemed like a big deal when Wiggins looked like a budding star from a country without much basketball pedigree. But Wiggins has stagnated. Canada, on the other hand, looks like a rising..." July 16

  • The Warriors Apparently Worried Kevin Durant May Leave After His Muted Reaction To Winning Titles

    Dime Magazine "Kevin Durant’s tenure with the Golden State Warriros lasted just three years, as the superstar forward joined the team, went to three straight Finals, won Finals MVP and rings in two of them, and departed for the East. Durant will join his friend Kyrie Irving in Brooklyn, where..." July 16

  • Predicting 5 Years from Now Which 2019 NBA Offseason Moves Look Best

    Bleacher Report "Nothing lasts forever. That's the lesson of the 2019 NBA offseason. Actually, based on the shake-ups, teardowns, undertakings and overhauls we saw this summer, it seems more accurate to say nothing lasts for more than a year or two. Example: Of the 25 players named to..." July 16

  • The 11 best rookies at the NBA Summer League, ranked

    SB Nation "NBA summer league lost its main attraction when Zion Williamson exited with a knee injury just nine minutes into his debut for the New Orleans Pelicans. Williamson wasn’t the only top draft pick to miss time in Las Vegas: Ja Morant, Jarrett..." July 16

  • Steve Kerr ready to have Shaq kiss his feet over NBA Finals comment

    Larry Brown Sports "Steve Kerr is ready to have Shaquille O’Neal pay up on a comment made several years ago. Shaq’s Los Angeles Lakers won three straight championships from 2000-2002 and made the NBA Finals before losing to the Pistons in 2004. Shaq thought the team’s accomplishment of..." July 16

  • Steph Curry Believes Draymond Green Has ‘Proven’ His Value Entering His Contract Year With The Warriors

    Dime Magazine "For the first time in a (very) long time, the Golden State Warriors are not the betting favorites to win the upcoming NBA title. That comes with the territory when realizing Kevin Durant is in Brooklyn and Klay Thompson is recovering from knee surgery but, beyond that, the Warriors..." July 15

  • Bob Myers on D’Angelo Russell: ‘We didn’t sign him with the intention of just trading him’

    KNBR "Bob Myers does not have plans to trade D’Angelo Russell; at least, not immediately. Myers addressed media on Monday following a flurry of moves which effectively sealed the Warriors’ roster at 14 players, with a hard cap, put into place by the sign-and-trade acquisition of..." July 15

  • Warriors GM Bob Myers says there’s ‘no new information’ on Klay Thompson’s progress from ACL surgery

    Clutch Points "Golden State Warriors general manager Bob Myers says there’s “no new information” on Klay Thompson’s progress from ACL surgery. Myers says he’s going to visit Thompson in Los Angeles soon. Some believe Klay Thompson can return to the floor in..." July 15

  • Lakers beat out Warriors, Thunder for Troy Daniels

    Clutch Points "Troy Daniels had received interest from the Golden State Warriors and Oklahoma City Thunder before ultimately signing with the Los Angeles Lakers, according to Bill Oram of The Athletic. Daniels received a minimum deal from the Lakers, citing Anthony Davis and general manager Rob..." July 15

  • Bob Myers doesn’t think Warriors could have done anything different to convince Kevin Durant to stay

    Clutch Points "Kevin Durant departed the Golden State Warriors for the Brooklyn Nets at the start of free agency this summer, a decision that may have been inevitable for quite some time. Warriors general manager Bob Myers says that he spoke to Durant for an hour before he found out the..." July 15

  • Predicting the Next Wave of Breakout NBA Stars

    Bleacher Report "Who will be the breakout stars of the 2019-20 NBA season?  Before we answer that question, we need to address what the term means, as both "breakout" and "star" can be somewhat subjective.  For the purpose of this article, we'll..." July 15

  • The next 3 NBA stars to change teams

    SB Nation "There has been unprecedented movement of NBA stars in recent years. It’s not over. It’s never over. The churn is eternal thanks to shorter NBA contracts, a player mindset that is less wed to the concept of staying with a single franchise over an entire career, and teams..." July 15

  • NBA rumors: Cavaliers offered J.R. Smith-Andre Iguodala trade to Warriors

    NBC Sports Bay Area "J.R. Smith forever will be remembered for his gaffe against the Warriors in Game 1 of the 2018 NBA Finals. One year later, the Cavaliers reportedly tried to send the shooting guard to Golden State.  The Cavs tried to trade Smith to the Warriors for Andre Iguodala,..." July 15

  • Did Kevin Durant or the Warriors Benefit More from Their Time Together?

    Bleacher Report "The Golden State Warriors wanted their association with Kevin Durant to continue, but Durant didn't share that desire. Maybe that tells us everything we need to know about who benefited most from the three-year relationship. If Durant had been as fulfilled as..." July 15

  • Steph Curry explains what went down at his NYC meeting with Kevin Durant

    San Francisco Gate "In the aftermath of Kevin Durant's quick decision to sign with the Brooklyn Nets, there were a lot of rumors about how his former Warriors teammates learned the news. One persistent rumor is that Stephen Curry was on the plane back from his Under Armour Asia tour, ready..." July 15

  • How Every Bad Free-Agency Signing Could Actually Work

    Bleacher Report "Did your favorite NBA team overspend on free agents this summer? Still scratching your head over that $60 million deal for the career backup? Has your team's front office lost it, or is there actually a plan here? For some big-money free agents, the initial numbers may..." July 15

  • Five Players Who Boosted Their Stock at NBA Summer League

    The Big Lead "The NBA Summer League is filled with illusions. There have been hundreds of players over the years fans got excited about who amounted to nothing after dominating in summer league. But there are still some summer league standouts who earned a roster spot and continue to play productive..." July 15

  • NBA Rumors: Knicks, Warriors Could Explore Trade Deal Centered On D’Angelo Russell

    Inquisitr "One of the Golden State Warriors’ worst nightmares happened in the 2019 NBA offseason when Kevin Durant decided to leave in free agency. Luckily for the Warriors, they didn’t lose Durant without getting anything in return. In a sign-and-trade deal with the Brooklyn Nets, the..." July 15

  • Steve Kerr Calls Out Congress for Not Standing up to President Trump After Controversial Tweets

    12 Up "Golden State Warriors head coach Steve Kerr has become an outspoken figure in the NBA when it comes to politics. Most notably, he has not shied away from criticizing President Donald Trump whenever the opportunity arises. After Trump let out a string of..." July 15

  • Top 10 NBA Players To Never Have A Triple-Double

    Fadeaway World "We can all agree that personal stats don’t always reflect on the true impact on your team, as you can have the best performance of your life and still lose by 20 points when playing in the NBA. However, some players have made a living out of piling up stats and logging..." July 15

  • Trades to Save Every NBA Free-Agency Loser

    Bleacher Report "The summer of 2019 has been the wildest offseason ride in NBA history. In less than a month, we were treated to the following transactions (and this is just a taste of everything that went down): There's more to a lot of those deals. For example, Butler went to..." July 15

  • NBA executives fine with D’Angelo Russell move for Warriors

    Clutch Points "After losing to the Toronto Raptors in the NBA Finals, the Golden State Warriors had to turn over a new leaf. With Kevin Durant announcing that he would be signing with the Brooklyn Nets, Golden State scrambled to orchestrate a sign-and-trade that would bring Nets guard D’Angelo Russell..." July 14

  • Stephen Curry has no plans for load management next season

    NBC Sports Bay Area "This upcoming season will have a different feel for Steph Curry and the Warriors. With Kevin Durant, Andre Iguodala, DeMarcus Cousins and Shaun Livingston all gone, and with Klay Thompson slated to miss most of next season while recovering from the torn ACL suffered in Game 6 of the..." July 14

  • Former Warriors center Ognjen Kuzmic reportedly badly injured in car crash

    San Francisco Gate "Former Warriors center Ognjen Kuzmic has been hospitalized with serious injuries incurred in a car crash, Serbian media outlets are reporting. Kuzmic was driving near Banja Luka in Bosnia and Herzegovina when his Porsche was reportedly involved in a collision with a BMW on..." July 14

  • Charles Barkley thinks Warriors will struggle to make NBA playoffs

    Sporting News "Charles Barkley isn't confident about the Warriors' playoff chances next season. The Warriors undoubtedly will look different after losing Kevin Durant in free agency to the Nets, and star Klay Thompson likely will be sidelined next season after tearing his..." July 14

  • DeMarcus Cousins used to trash talk Warriors’ Alen Smailagic

    NBC Sports Bay Area "Alen Smailagic spent the 2018-19 season with the G League's Santa Cruz Warriors, and says he learned a new English word from former Warriors center DeMarcus Cousins while the former All-Star was there for a rehab assignment. In a recent profile from The Athletic, the 18-year-old..." July 14

  • Gersson Rosas suggests Minnesota was ‘very confident’ about signing D’Angelo Russell before trade to Warriors

    Zone Coverage "When the 2019 NBA offseason kicked off, the Minnesota Timberwolves appeared to have a plan: reporting suggested that they’d bid to move up in the draft and then pursue the commitment of restricted free-agent D’Angelo Russell. Gersson Rosas completed the first of those..." July 13

  • Warriors Could Reportedly Consider Trading D’Angelo Russell For Kevin Love

    Fadeaway World "With the departure of Kevin Durant, the Warriors 3-year unquestioned dominance came to an end. But despite the Dubs having taken a step back, they can still be very competitive in the West, especially with the addition of D’Angelo Russell. He makes things interesting, not..." July 13

  • Warriors sign Alen Smailagic to four-year deal, guarantee first two years of contract

    Golden State Of Mind "The details of the Golden State Warriors rookie contract with second-round pick Alen Smailagic have been revealed. According to The Athletic’s Michael Scotto, Smailagic has been given a four-year, $4.13 million contract. Only the first two years of the deal are..." July 13