James Wiseman RUMORS & NEWS

  • It Could Be ‘Malpractice’ for the Golden State Warriors to Keep James Wiseman

    Heavy "The Golden State Warriors are nearing a crossroad, and one insider says the team may need to part ways with one of their most promising young players in order to take the path that leads to another NBA title. This season, the Warriors have been able to remain the edges of..." May 06

  • NBA Youngsters Who Could Be Traded for a Star This Offseason

    Bleacher Report "Young talent is the hottest commodity in the NBA. It's cheap, it has upside (which means hope for the fanbase), it's easier to control for long periods of time, and it comes with built-in retention advantages—like larger raises on new deals and matching rights in..." May 06

  • Since James Wiseman’s Injury, The Warriors Have Ranked No. 1 In Net Rating

    Fadeaway World "The Golden State Warriors have been on a roll lately, and finally, they look like they’re developing some chemistry. The outcome of this season has been up in the air since Klay Thompson’s injury, although the Warriors do look like they could end up making the playoffs via the..." April 26

  • Re-Drafting the 2020 NBA Draft

    Complex "You try re-drafting the first-round of the 2020 NBA Draft. It ain’t that easy.  But given that we like to stir things up and revel in the hypothetical here at Complex Sports, with three-quarters of the NBA season in the rearview mirror we thought it would be fun—while..." April 21

  • James Wiseman trade questions draw vague answer from Steve Kerr

    Clutch Points "The NBA trade deadline has come and gone, but teams will be allowed to trade once again after the season comes to an end. Steve Kerr, the head coach of the Golden State Warriors, was asked point-blank about James Wiseman’s possible availability this offseason. The Warriors rookie..." April 17

  • Warriors' James Wiseman to Miss Rest of Season After Surgery on Knee Injury

    Bleacher Report "The Golden State Warriors announced big man James Wiseman underwent successful surgery to repair his torn right meniscus on Thursday. He will miss the rest of the season and is slated to return for the 2021-22 campaign. This prevents the 20-year-old..." April 15

  • James Wiseman will get knee surgery this week, determining timetable

    The Athletic "James Wiseman will undergo right knee surgery later this week, either Thursday or Friday, per league sources. It’s a crucial moment for the Warriors’ near-term outlook and an early-career pivot point for the rookie center. The results of the surgery will determine the expected..." April 14

  • James Wiseman plans on training with Kevin Garnett in offseason

    NBC Sports Bay Area "  James Wiseman sustained a torn meniscus in his right knee early in the second quarter of the Warriors' win over the Houston Rockets on Saturday night. It's unclear at this point if he will suit up for any of Golden State's remaining 19 games,..." April 13

  • Warriors rookie James Wiseman to undergo MRI on knee

    CBS Sports "The Golden State Warriors got a rare win on Saturday night, securing a 125-109 win over the Houston Rockets for just their third positive result in their last 11 outings. Unfortunately, they may have lost rookie big man James Wiseman in the..." April 11

  • Warriors' James Wiseman Feared to Be out for Season After Knee Injury

    Bleacher Report "Golden State Warriors center James Wiseman reportedly suffered a torn meniscus in his right knee, according to Shams Charania of The Athletic and Stadium, and is "feared" to be out the rest of the season.  The injury came during a..." April 11

  • Warriors’ James Wiseman opens up about his rookie season

    Clutch Points "Friday night in the Chase Center, the Golden State Warriors dropped another nail-biter, this time against the Washington Wizards. The Warriors were up three points with 19 seconds left in the game but couldn’t close the deal. A four-point play by All-Star Bradley Beal..." April 10

  • Kevin Durant advising James Wiseman on how to fit in with Warriors

    USA Today "Golden State Warriors rookie James Wiseman on Monday revealed some of the advice given to him from Brooklyn Nets players Kevin Durant and Kyrie Irving. Wiseman, throughout the season, has received plenty of pointers from Draymond Green, Stephen Curry and other teammates on the..." April 06

  • Steve Kerr: Can't force issue with Warriors rookie James Wiseman's development

    ESPN "The Golden State Warriors remain confident that center James Wiseman will find his rhythm during the final stretch of the regular season despite an up-and-down rookie campaign, but head coach Steve Kerr says the team can't "force the issue." The No. 2..." April 06

  • James Wiseman, no longer a teenager, must show Warriors growth in coming weeks

    The Athletic "James Wiseman turns 20 on Wednesday. The teenage tag can be removed. That’s a symbolic shift. He’s only a day older, but this feels like a proper time in his early basketball journey to look for an incremental but noticeable advancement. The first few months of his 20s are..." April 01

  • Warriors’ General Manager Has Strong Response to James Wiseman's Future

    Heavy "Being the number 2 pick in the NBA Draft comes with a lot of criticism. If you’re unable to live up to the hype that most will bestow on you right away then you’re immediately thought of as a “bust” or worthless pick. For the Golden State..." March 28

  • Warriors' Stephen Curry out another week; James Wiseman named starting center

    The Athletic "Golden State Warriors guard Stephen Curry will miss at least three more games, after an MRI showed inflammation on his tailbone, head coach Steve Kerr said Tuesday. "This is going to be a little bit longer than we thought and hoped," Kerr said, adding Curry will be reevaluated in a..." March 24

  • The Rockets Want James Wiseman From Warriors In Victor Oladipo Trade

    Fadeaway World "Even without Klay Thompson, the Warriors have aspirations of making a rin in the Western Conference playoff this year. Unfortunately, countless obstacles and inconsistent play from most of the team have put the Dubs in a complicated position during the second half of the season...." March 19

  • James Wiseman, Eric Paschall out at least week due to NBA COVID-19 rules

    Yahoo! Sports "In addition to a potential absence for Steph Curry after a nasty fall near the end of the Warriors' win over the Houston Rockets on Wednesday night, the Warriors will be without a pair of big men for the next week at least. Rookie James Wiseman and..." March 18

  • Warriors rookie James Wiseman’s punishment over COVID-19 protocol violation could have been worse

    Clutch Points "Golden State Warriors rookie James Wiseman was recently punished by Steve Kerr for missing a COVID-19 test during the All-Star break. As a result, the youngster was benched for three whole quarters during Thursday’s game against the Los Angeles..." March 13

  • Draymond Green’s surprising reaction to Steve Kerr benching Warriors rookie James Wiseman

    Clutch Points "Golden State Warriors forward Draymond Green had a different opinion when asked about the benching of rookie center James Wiseman in their game against the Los Angeles Clippers on Thursday night. The veteran claimed that he was skeptical as to whether or not his..." March 13

  • Warriors' James Wiseman benched for missing COVID-19 tests

    ESPN "Golden State Warriors coach Steve Kerr benched rookie center James Wiseman for the first half of Thursday's 130-104 loss to the LA Clippers after Wiseman missed the first two COVID-19 tests he was scheduled for during the All-Star break. The missed tests..." March 12

  • James Wiseman loses professionalism points with missed COVID-19 test

    NBC Sports Bay Area "  There are certain mistakes an NBA rookie cannot make without being stripped of some professionalism points, and Warriors center James Wiseman made one over the All-Star break. He put himself in the uncomfortable position of having to apologize to his..." March 11

  • Warriors attach high price to any trade involving James Wiseman or top-three-protected draft pick

    NBC Sports Bay Area "  The Warriors reportedly would trade rookie center James Wiseman and/or the Minnesota Timberwolves' top-three protected 2021 first-round pick under just one condition. They would have to acquire a "generational" superstar, the San Francisco..." March 10

  • Steph Curry Advises Rookie James Wiseman to Ignore LaMelo Ball, Anthony Edwards Hype

    Heavy "After a tough 120-98 loss to the Phoenix Suns on Thursday, the Golden State  Warriors find themselves repeating their play from the beginning of the season. The team is now on a three-game losing streak heading into the halfway point of the season. Sitting at 19-18 just over the .500..." March 05

  • James Wiseman signs sneaker deal with Anta

    Clutch Points "The Golden State Warriors haven’t quite been the same since Klay Thompson’s injuries. So much so, they ended up with the second pick overall in the 2020 NBA draft. With that selection, the Warriors selected rookie phenom, James Wiseman, who has been playing great..." February 27

  • Warriors’ Steve Kerr Reveals Plan for James Wiseman

    Heavy "In only his second game back from a wrist injury, Golden State Warriors rookie James Wiseman put up 11 points and five rebounds to help the Warriors to a 111-107 victory over the Indiana Pacers on Wednesday. After the win, Golden State Warriors head coach Steve Kerr appeared..." February 26

  • Stephen Curry expected back Tuesday; James Wiseman nearing return

    ESPN "Golden State Warriors star Stephen Curry went through all of Monday's practice and is expected to play Tuesday after sitting out Saturday's game because of an illness. "He's feeling better today," Warriors coach Steve Kerr said during a video..." February 22

  • Warriors rookie James Wiseman gets real on injury status amid 8-game absence

    Clutch Points "Golden State Warriors big man James Wiseman is nearing a return to action as the rookie continues to make strides in his recovery from a sprained left wrist. The 19-year-old himself provided a timely update on his road to recovery, which will give Dubs fans something to smile..." February 16

  • Warriors rookie James Wiseman (wrist) out at least another week

    ESPN " Golden State Warriors rookie center James Wiseman will be out at least another week as he recovers from a sprained left wrist. Wiseman, who was initially injured in a win over the Detroit Pistons on Jan. 30, will be reevaluated in seven to 10 days, according to..." February 12

  • Every Top NBA Rookie's Biggest Strength and Weakness

    Bleacher Report "Many of this year's NBA rookies are off to promising starts, and each possesses an identity built around a signature strength. Every one of them also has a key deficiency that represents an obstacle in their transition from college or overseas to the NBA. We..." February 12

  • Warriors’ Draymond Green speaks out on his mentorship of James Wiseman

    Clutch Points "The Golden State Warriors saw a lot of potential in center James Wiseman, as the Warriors picked him number two overall in the 2020 NBA Draft. Forward Draymond Green has taken Wiseman under his wing, offering lots of wisdom to the rookie. Green reflected on his..." February 06

  • Warriors Give A Major Injury Update on Rookie James Wiseman's Recovery Process

    Heavy "To begin the Golden State Warriors game against the Dallas Mavericks it was noted in the TNT broadcast that none of their available players were taller than the Mavericks star forward Luka Doncic. This is due to the barrage of injuries the team has faced this season to their..." February 06

  • Warriors rookie James Wiseman out 7-10 days with sprained wrist

    The Score "Golden State Warriors rookie center James Wiseman has a sprained left wrist and will be re-evaluated in 7-10 days, the team announced Monday. " February 01

  • Warriors' James Wiseman earns raves, has career night in new bench role

    ESPN " The Golden State Warriors were always confident James Wiseman could handle anything that came his way during his rookie year. That faith was rewarded in a major way Wednesday night, when Wiseman racked up a career-high 25 points in 24 minutes in a 123-111..." January 28

  • 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

  • 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

  • The Warriors have no time to wait for James Wiseman to mature

    Clutch Points "The Golden State Warriors sit tied for seventh in the Western Conference with a 7-6 record through the first month of the NBA season. Despite losing Klay Thompson to another devastating injury, the Warriors are not in any mood to tank. They added rookie center James Wiseman..." January 19

  • Stephen Curry has great advice for struggling James Wiseman

    Larry Brown Sports "James Wiseman is having a rough go of things right now, but his superstar teammate is providing him with some good perspective. After the Golden State Warriors came back to defeat the Los Angeles Lakers on Monday, guard Stephen Curry received a question about the rookie..." January 19

  • James Wiseman gives honest take on guarding Nikola Jokic

    Clutch Points "Golden State Warriors rookie James Wiseman had his welcome to the NBA moment on Thursday, when he went head-to-head with arguably the best center in the league today, Nikola Jokic. After the Dubs’ 104-114 loss to Jokic and the Nuggets, the 19-year-old center said he learned..." January 16

  • The reason Warriors drafted James Wiseman over LaMelo Ball

    Clutch Points "The Golden State Warriors have gotten the most out of No. 2 pick James Wiseman at the start of the NBA season. Still, with the second pick in the draft, the Warriors had the chance to also grab guard LaMelo Ball instead, who was rumored to definitely be on..." January 14

  • James Wiseman’s honest reaction on not closing games with Stephen Curry, Warriors starters

    Clutch Points "Stephen Curry knows that Warriors rookie center James Wiseman was highly touted coming out of Memphis. The 7-footer went second overall and it seemed like a perfect fit for both parties. However, Wiseman has been on the bench in crunch time more often than not. The..." January 12

  • James Wiseman’s ‘tricky’ situation with win-now Warriors, per Mike Brown

    Clutch Points "Mike Brown knows the Golden State Warriors selected former Memphis Tigers center James Wiseman with the No. 2 overall pick in the 2020 NBA Draft. With the Warriors already without superstar shooting guard Klay Thompson due to injury, Golden State currently needs all the help..." January 11

  • Penny Hardaway: James Wiseman lacks the ‘meanness’ Shaquille O'Neal had

    Larry Brown Sports "James Wiseman is a new, emerging big man in the NBA and looking to find his place in the league. Wiseman was the No. 2 overall pick in the 2020 Draft by the Golden State Warriors. In seven games this season, he is averaging 11.4 points and 6.1 rebounds per game. Wiseman is very close..." January 07

  • Draymond Green Brilliantly Breaks Down James Wiseman’s Defensive Improvements And Areas For Growth

    Fadeaway World "Draymond Green has been given the job to mentor James Wiseman, the Golden State Warriors rookie big man who only played three games in college before declaring eligible for the NBA draft. Wiseman was still selected at No. 2 back in November and his development this season will be crucial for..." January 05

  • Warriors rookie James Wiseman impresses Steve Kerr with 'Giannis Antetokounmpo play'

    Sporting News "Most NBA big men would've given the ball up. James Wiseman had just blocked a Mason Plumlee hook shot, and the basketball fell into his arms. Wiseman is not like most NBA big men, though. The Warriors' rookie center, the No. 2 overall pick in the 2020 NBA Draft, kept the ball..." December 30

  • Warriors Top Pick ‘Impressed’ Himself In Brooklyn Nets Blowout

    Heavy "The Golden State Warriors officially began their 2020-21 NBA season last night as they faced the Brooklyn Nets led by their former two-time Finals MVP Kevin Durant. In a game that wasn’t very close, the Warriors were ultimately bested by their former..." December 24

  • Stephen Curry speaks out on James Wiseman’s huge NBA debut

    Clutch Points "Despite losing to the Brooklyn Nets on opening night, Golden State Warriors guard Stephen Curry wanted to look at the positives. One of them is the strong performance of rookie James Wiseman. In 24 minutes of action, Wiseman chalked up 19 points and six..." December 23

  • Warriors’ James Wiseman to start at center in season opener vs. Nets

    The Mercury News "The Warriors will start rookie James Wiseman at center in Tuesday night’s season opener at Brooklyn, a league source confirmed with the Bay Area News Group. This move signals just how much confidence the Warriors have in Wiseman, who has not played an organized game in 13..." December 22

  • James Wiseman speaks out on Draymond Green constantly yelling at him in Warriors practice

    Clutch Points "Draymond Green has made a name for himself as one of the most vocal figures in the NBA today. Love it or hate it, the fact remains that Green’s voice on and off the court has been key for the Golden State Warriors‘ success over the past few years. The three-time NBA..." December 17

  • Stephen Curry compares James Wiseman’s energy to a puppy

    Clutch Points "Golden State Warriors star Stephen Curry has some high praise for his new teammate in rookie James Wiseman, especially in regards to his manic energy on the court. The No. 2 overall pick recently joined his team’s practice in training camp for the..." December 16