James Wiseman RUMORS & NEWS

  • 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

  • 'Defensive synergy' between Draymond Green, James Wiseman on display

    ESPN "Golden State Warriors forward Draymond Green and No. 2 overall draft pick James Wiseman participated in their first practice of the season Monday after sitting out the first week of training camp while following league protocols. The Warriors never formally..." December 14

  • Warriors’ James Wiseman Improving 3-Pointers Before Season Begins

    Heavy "The Golden State Warriors were in an unexpected position before the 2020 NBA Draft. They were anticipating the return of their two-time MVP Steph Curry and their All-Star shooting guard Klay Thompson to pair with their former Defensive Player of the Year Draymond Green and their..." December 12

  • Steve Kerr: Draymond Green, James Wiseman 'very unlikely' to play in preseason

    The Score "Golden State Warriors fans hoping to catch a glimpse of second overall pick James Wiseman in a competitive setting will probably have to wait until the 2020-21 regular season. Ditto for veteran big man and former Defensive Player of the Year Draymond..." December 11

  • Warriors' Draymond Green, James Wiseman test positive for coronavirus

    CBS Sports "When the Golden State Warriors started training camp on Monday, they were without forward Draymond Green and recent No. 2 overall pick James Wiseman. Last week, it was reported that two Warriors players had tested positive for COVID-19, causing the team to delay the..." December 07

  • James Wiseman draws comparison to young Dwight Howard

    Clutch Points "Golden State Warriors rookie big man James Wiseman recently earned praises and drew comparisons with a young Dwight Howard during his Orlando Magic days. Lofty expectations were set on Wiseman as the eight-time All-Star in Howard was highly regarded as one of the best players in..." December 06

  • Stephen Curry expects rookie James Wiseman to 'help us win games'

    ESPN "Golden State Warriors star guard Stephen Curry is confident that new center James Wiseman can have an immediate impact for his team this season. "For sure," Curry said during a videoconference call with reporters. "What that means -- obviously..." December 02

  • Warriors James Wiseman’s Girlfriend Is Named Alana

    Black Sports Online "James Wiseman was drafted second overall in last weeks draft by the Warriors and they will certainly expect him to contribute right away. Wiseman only played 3 college games so there wasn’t much known about him and his game but we will find out if he’s really worth being..." November 26