WARRIORS RUMORS & GOSSIP

Steve Kerr admits Steph Curry ‘not quite where he needs to be’

Warriors coach Steve Kerr admitted that Stephen Curry is not in optimal shape, but blamed the injury layoff instead of injuries themselves. Kerr blamed Curry’s struggles against Oklahoma City on the layoff Curry had experienced with his multiple injuries. Steve Kerr said Stephen Curry was mostly bothered by long layoff: "He may just not be quite where he needs to be, but it’s...
Via Larry Brown Sports
13 hours ago  |  Discuss

Once-flawless Warriors have been pushed to the brink

Fool me once, shame on you. Fool me twice, shame on me. The Warriors were taken apart by the Thunder in Game 3, came back in Game 4, made no adjustments, and took another beating that has put them on the brink of elimination and sparked a red alert throughout the Bay Area. We are watching something […] Once-flawless Warriors have been pushed to the brink - Blue Man Hoop - Blue...
Via Blue Man Hoop
17 hours ago

Steven Adams suffered testicular contusion from Draymond Green kick

To say that Steven Adams is tough as balls would be a painfully understated assessment — although the terminology arguably is apropos — given that TNT’s Craig Sager reported Tuesday night that the Oklahoma City Thunder center suffered a testicular contusion after being kicked by Draymond Green earlier in the Western Conference Finals. Craig Sager says Steven Adams suffered...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
17 hours ago  |  Discuss

Klay Thompson embarrassingly thought Warriors had 40 assists

Klay Thompson was so desperate to find a silver lining after the Golden State Warriors were blown out for a second straight game on Tuesday night that he added 25 assists to his team’s total. While speaking to reporters after his 26-point performance, Thompson was glancing over the stat sheet searching for some positives. For a brief moment, he thought he found one. “I mean...
Via Larry Brown Sports
18 hours ago  |  Discuss

Klay Thompson gives hilarious interview after loss to Thunder (video)

It’s not easy to find the positives after a 118-94 loss that slaps a team in a 3-1 hole. Klay Thompson of the Golden State Warriors tried to do so after Tuesday’s loss, reading through the stat sheet for the silver lining—and discovering in a hurry no such lining existed, per Guy Haberman: Klay sums up the night. This is classic. pic.twitter.com/YYdEkJnIM8 — Guy Haberman...
Via The Sports Daily
21 hours ago  |  Discuss

Draymond Green on recent play: ‘I’ve been awful’

All-Star forward Draymond Green is taking responsibility for his role in the Golden State Warriors being pushed to the brink of elimination in the Western Conference Finals. Over four games against the Oklahoma City Thunder, Green has averaged 11.3 points, 7.0 rebounds and 4.0 assists, while shooting 33 percent and committing 3.3 turnovers per game. “I bring the energy to this...
Via The Sports Daily
21 hours ago  |  Discuss

Steve Kerr says Steph Curry is healthy, Woj report says otherwise

Following another poor performance, Stephen Curry’s health has come into question. The Oklahoma City Thunder continued to shock the basketball world by once again blowing out the Golden State Warriors, with an 118-94 Game 4 victory in the Western Conference Finals. The win gave the underdog Thunder a commanding 3-1 series lead. The Warriors aren’t playing as their usual dominant...
Via The Comeback
21 hours ago  |  Discuss

Report: Stephen Curry’s knee is ’70 percent at best’

Stephen Curry had one of the worst games of his career against the Oklahoma City Thunder in Game 4, leading many to wonder if his knee is still bothering him. According to one report, it is. Adrian Wojnarowski of The Vertical was told by a source that Curry’s knee is not really close to 100 percent healthy, and the Thunder know it. More from Woj: Curry has been a shell of himself...
Via Larry Brown Sports
22 hours ago  |  Discuss

Russell Westbrook daggers Warriors with triple-double in Game 4

Oklahoma City Thunder point guard Russell Westbrook has been playing like a man possessed in the Western Conference Finals so far, and he delivered what was likely the dagger in the defending champion Warriors’ record-setting season with a dominant performance from start to finish in Game 4 on Tuesday night. Westbrook put together a triple-double and dropped 36 points, hauled in...
Via The Sports Daily
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Charles Barkley: 'I’ve never seen the NBA as bad as it is'

This year the Golden State Warriors finished with the best record in NBA history, 73-9. Their star, Steph Curry, became the first unanimous MVP in league history after shattering all sorts of records. But despite all of this, NBA on TNT analyst Charles Barkley still thinks the NBA is at the worst level he’s ever seen. Speaking with ArizonaSports.com, Barkley said the following...
Via The Comeback
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Warriors vs Thunder NBA playoff preview: Golden State looks to avoid back-to-back losses, tie series

This is a must win Game 4 for Golden State where Oklahoma City leads the series 2-1. Can the Warriors bounce back from Sunday’s ugly performance? Matchup Golden State Warriors1-2 (0-1 ROAD) vs Oklahoma City Thunder2-1 (1-0 HOME) Details May 24, 2016 Chesapeake Energy Arena — Oklahoma City, OK 6 p.m. PST TNT | KNBR 680 AM Blog Buddy: Welcome to Loud City...
Via Golden State of Mind
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Golden State Warriors: low blow

Earlier today, the league decided not to suspend Golden State Warriors’ star Draymond Green for kicking Thunder center Steven Adams in the groin. I assume that everyone has seen the play in in question by now, but if you haven’t you can watch it below. I am a Draymond Green fan. He’s tough, plays hard, and is the emotional leader of this Golden State basketball team. But this...
Via isportsweb.com
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Golden State trails 2-1: What’s new and what’s not?

The Golden State Warriors have been here before. Last year, the Memphis Grizzlies took a 2-1 lead into Game 4 of a Western Conference playoff series on their home floor. The Warriors defeated them to turn around a series they eventually won in six games. Last year, the Cleveland Cavaliers took a 2-1 lead into Game 4 of the 2015 NBA Finals on their home floor. The Warriors defeated...
Via Crossover Chronicles
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Draymond Green fined, avoids suspension

Draymond Green’s kick heard around the world into the groin of Oklahoma City Thunder center Steven Adams will reportedly not earn him a suspension. Adrian Wojnarowski of Yahoo Sports is reporting that the Golden State Warriors forward will not be suspended for Game 4. The NBA will not suspend Golden State's Draymond Green for Game 4, league sources tell @TheVertical. — Adrian...
Via Sportsnaut
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Suspension or not, Draymond Green’s kick may cost Warriors

Who would have thought that the outcome of the Western Conference Finals may hinge on a kick? In a series in which Russell Westbrook, Kevin Durant and Steph Curry are on the floor giving fans a nightly show, the deciding factor in the series may not fall on their world-class talents. Of all things possible, a kick has the probability of being the most important moment of the series...
Via The Sports Fan Journal
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Draymond Green fires back at Russell Westbrook

The war of words is heating up just as much as the action is between Draymond Green, Russell Westbrook, the Golden State Warriors and Oklahoma City Thunder. Green, who is potentially facing a suspension for kicking Steven Adams in the family jewels, didn’t appreciate Westbrook saying he did the deed on purpose. Draymond Green: "Russell said I did it on purpose but he's a part...
Via Sportsnaut
2 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Warriors Fall to OKC 133-105 in Game 3

The Warriors fall to the Thunder 133-105 in Game 3 of the Western Conference Finals on Sunday night in OKC.
Via YouTube
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Stephen Silas to interview for top Warriors assistant job

The Golden State Warriors will lose former interim head coach and top assistant Luke Walton at the conclusion of the 2016 NBA Playoffs. Walton’s focus after this run will be on rebuilding the Los Angeles Lakers after he accepted the team’s head coaching job earlier this month. It’s the second consecutive year that Warriors head coach Steve Kerr has lost a top assistant to...
Via Sportsnaut
3 days ago  |  Discuss

GSW-OKC Game 3: Golden State tries to slay a particular demon

The Golden State Warriors are playing more than one opponent in the Western Conference Finals. The Oklahoma City Thunder represent the official foe for the NBA champions, but Steve Kerr and his roster know that an opponent as formidable as OKC can be found within the Warriors’ own bones and marrow. Golden State is its own toughest opponent. The Warriors are good enough to be able...
Via Crossover Chronicles
4 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Warriors Stories – XO Jet Experience Part I

The Douglas family has been part of the Warriors family ever since Draymond Green connected with them during the holidays to help the family out through some troubling times. Since then, the Douglas family has been to their first ever Warriors game and they’re about to head to their second, on a private jet in Oklahoma City for their first ever out of state family vacation.
Via YouTube
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Gary Payton questions Stephen Curry's unanimous MVP award

Naismith Basketball Hall of Famer Gary Payton became the latest former NBA player to question the true legitimacy of Stephen Curry being named the first-ever unanimous winner of the MVP award, arguing it is more “about era” than anything else. Payton suggested during a recent interview that the likes of Michael Jordan and Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, among others, probably deserved...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
5 days ago  |  Discuss

The Warriors right the ship in Game 2. Now what?

After spending the second half of Game 1 of the Western Conference Finals impersonating a non-73-win basketball team, the Golden State Warriors got back to business in Game 2, running the Oklahoma City Thunder out of Oracle Arena. Now the series moves (after another three-day break, of course) to Chesapeake Energy Arena, where Game 3 looms as possibly the pivotal game in the series…...
Via Crossover Chronicles
6 days ago  |  Discuss

10 takeaways from Game 2 of the Western Conference Finals

The uber-exciting series between the Golden State Warriors and the Oklahoma City Thunder is knotted up at 1-1. Past playoff history shows that Game 2 is arguably the most important game of a playoff series. Teams can take a commanding 2-0 lead or a team can bounce back to tie it up just as Golden State did. With the two games in the books, class was in session during last night’s...
Via The Sports Fan Journal
6 days ago  |  Discuss
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