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Curry: Harden’s MVP talk ‘doesn’t change what happened’

Reigning NBA Most Valuable Player Stephen Curry did his best to downplay arguments forwarded by Houston Rockets star James Harden that he deserved to win the MVP award last year. But that didn’t stop the Golden State Warriors sharpshooter from taking a slight dig at his rival by subtly pointing out what’s done is done and complaining about it isn’t going to change anything...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
8 hours ago  |  Discuss

Lee: Celtics will turn heads, have similarities to Warriors

The Golden State Warriors shipped David Lee to the Boston Celtics in a courteous move to give the power forward more playing time, yet the two-time All-Star thinks his new team has a little bit of the old. According to Tales Azzoni of the Associated Press, Lee conceded the Celtics don’t have a superstar but have the makings of a squad that can surprise the NBA. “It...
Via Sportsnaut
8 hours ago  |  Discuss

Your Morning Dump… Where David Lee sees similarities between the C’s and the Warriors

Every morning, we compile the links of the day and dump them here… highlighting the big story line. Because there’s nothing quite as satisfying as a good morning dump. Forward David Lee has played only one game since joining the Boston Celtics and is already seeing some positive similarities with his former team, the defending champion Golden State Warriors. The two-time All...
Via Red's Army
13 hours ago  |  Discuss

Golden State Warriors Leaders to “Step Up” During Steve Kerr’s Absence

Golden State Warriors’ Stephen Curry, right, cheers on his teammates as they play the Toronto Raptors during the second half of a preseason NBA basketball game Monday, Oct. 5, 2015, in San Jose, Calif. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez) Golden State Warriors’ head coach Steve Kerr is taking an indefinite leave of absence to recover from offseason back surgery. While his time away...
Via The Sports Journal
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Andre Iguodala says a new sleep schedule helped take him to another level

Like many people, Golden State Warriors forward Andre Iguodala struggled with his sleeping habits.On some nights, Iguodala wouldn't fall asleep until around 4 a.m., sleep for three hours and then wake up at 7 a.m. to get ready for practice. That, of course, is a terrible sleep schedule for a professional athlete, but it's a battle Iguodala dealt with ever since attending the University...
Via Fox Sports
2 days ago  |  Discuss

James Harden: I know I was the MVP, that’s 100 percent given

Houston Rockets superstar James Harden clearly remains miffed over the fact he was beat out by Golden State Warriors sharpshooter Stephen Curry in the MVP award voting last season. “I know I was the MVP,” Harden proclaimed recently, via’s Fran Blinebury. “That’s 100 percent given all the things that happened last season. Harden did give credit where credit was...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
2 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Stephen Curry celebrates three with bench before it goes in

The Golden State Warriors already appear to be in mid-season form. During their 95-87 win over the Toronto Raptors in the preseason opener for both squads, we were reminded that both ball movement and Stephen Curry were alive and well in Northern California. Curry giving a high five before it goes in hahaha
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WATCH: Stephen Curry throws insane pass, gives high-five mid-three-pointer

In case you were wondering, Stephen Curry is still an amazing basketball player. During a preseason game Monday night, the Golden State Warriors point guard pulled off what is easily the most impressive sequence of the year. While directing a fast break, Curry whipped the ball around his back, snapped a pass from right to left, jogged into the right corner and received a...
Via Sportsnaut
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Not much change for Golden State Warriors in win over Toronto

Following a ruckus regular and postseason, the Golden State Warriors laid low in the summer as the defending champs didn’t need much tweaking. That widely passed around assumption became factual tonight as the Warriors took care of the Toronto Raptors 95-87 at San Jose’s SAP Center in Golden State’s preseason opener. Noah Graham/NBAE/Getty Images Although all eyes were on...
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Warriors' Bogut lost 22 lbs. by cutting sugar from his diet

Sometimes the smallest changes can have the biggest impact. Case in point: Golden State Warriors center Andrew Bogut cut sugar out of his diet this summer and lost 22 lbs. Bogut's motivation? Besides being healthier and in better shape, he watched Is Sugar the New Fat?, a documentary from New Zealand, in August and realized just how unhealthy his diet was. After switching things...
Via Fox Sports
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Andrew Bogut lost 22 pounds thanks to sugar documentary

Golden State Warriors center Andrew Bogut shed 22 pounds this offseason thanks to a new diet inspired by a documentary about sugar. The 30-year-old checked into camp with his weight down from 275 to the low 250s, according to CSN Bay Area’s Monte Poole. He cut out processed sugars, the catalyst being a documentary he...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Photo: Steve Kerr returns to Warriors practice just one day after leave of absence

Apparently Golden State Warriors head coach Steve Kerr didn't get the memo. Kerr is supposed to be out indefinitely, rehabbing and recovering from two back surgeries he underwent earlier in the offseason. Luke Walton, the Warriors' lead assistant, is the new interim head coach. But there Kerr was on Friday at Warriors practice speaking with friend and part-time player development...
Via Fox Sports
6 days ago  |  Discuss

David Lee's Celtics Ceiling

Do you remember the David Lee of the 2009-10 New York Knicks? The 20 and 12 All-Star center playing more minutes than any other team member?How about the more recent 2012-13 Golden State rendition of Lee? Another All-Star appearance as a 19 and 11 power forward who played a strong second fiddle to Stephen Curry in a two-round playoff journey cut short only by the eventual...
Via The Sports Quotient
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Steve Kerr takes leave of absence, Luke Walton named interim coach

Golden State Warriors head coach Steve Kerr will be taking a leave of absence from the team as he recovers from back surgery. After two days of training camp, it became clear to Kerr that he needed to take time off to undergo additional rehabilitation on his back to fulfill his duties as head coach.Kerr's interim replacement? Assistant coach Luke Walton. Warriors assistant coach...
Via Yardbarker
7 days ago  |  Discuss

10 keys to the Warriors repeating as NBA champions

With training camps getting going around the NBA, it seems like the Golden State Warriors just won the title. Such is the nature of the beast for a basketball season that pretty much drags on for a good nine months out of the year.Fresh off their first title in 40 years, the Warriors are looking to repeat as champions. And while they will face stiff competition in an improved Western...
Via Yardbarker
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Andre Iguodala not a fan of Sixth Man Award

    While Stephen Curry, Klay Thompson, and Draymond Green received much of the praise for the success of the Warriors last season, it was Andre Iguodala who walked away with the NBA Finals MVP Award. After starting every game he appeared in for the first 10 seasons of his career, Iguodala shifted to a bench role last year for Steve Kerr. Including the playoffs, Iguodala played...
Via Larry Brown Sports
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Golden State Warriors Add Guard Ben Gordon

( The Golden State Warriors continued adding potential pieces to their bench heading into training camp, signing guard Ben Gordon on Monday. The Warriors didn’t release contract details, as the deal is expected to be officially signed on Tuesday. Gordon, 32, will compete with the likes of Chris Babb, Jarell Eddie, Ian Clark and Juwon Slaten for a bench spot, which is the...
Via The Sports Journal
10 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Harrison Barnes nearly drops Larry O'Brien trophy

    The Golden State Warriors didn’t offer starting forward Harrison Barnes a $64 million extension this summer to have slippery fingers. But over the weekend, they nearly cost him dearly. On Saturday, Barnes returned to his alma mater of North Carolina, along with fellow Warriors alum James Michael McAdoo, Larry O’Brien trophy in tow. The duo was honored at halftime of...
Via Larry Brown Sports
11 days ago  |  Discuss

ICYMI: Golden State Warriors’ week in review

Jason Richardson’s retirement was one of several Warriors headlines for this week From the retirement of a legend to a new player development coach, the Golden State Warriors were the center of some of the NBA’s key headlines this week. First up, to dismay among many Warrior fans, small forward Harrison Barnes rejected a four-year, $64 million contract extension. Barnes has...
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Shots fired: Harrison Barnes posts #TBT picture of his dunk on LeBron

Welcome to LeBron James’ bulletin board, Harrison Barnes’ Twitter. Whether Golden State Warriors forward Harrison Barnes meant for it to be a big deal or not (most likely the former), the #TBT (Throwback Thursday, for the uninitiated) picture that he posted of his dunk on Cavs star LeBron James — along with a not so subtle trophy emoji — made its way around the Twitter...
Via Waiting For Next Year
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Untangling the gridlock of Cleveland's frontcourt

Three months after it was initially reported that Tristan Thompson and the Cleveland Cavaliers had agreed to an extension on his rookie deal, the two sides are still no closer to an agreement, even with training camps set to open next week. Thompson and his agent Rich Paul see the salary cap set to explode next summer and they don't want to budge off a max offer while Cleveland is...
Via RealGM - NBA
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Warriors face conundrum in extending Harrison Barnes

Of all the class of 2012 players up for extensions on their rookie deals, none may be in a more fascinating position than Harrison Barnes, who reportedly just turned down a four-year, $64 million offer from the Golden State Warriors. Barnes has been up-and-down in his first three seasons in the NBA, but he has played at his best when the lights are brightest in the playoffs. The...
Via RealGM - NBA
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Golden State Warriors Propose Contract Extension to Harrison Barnes

OAKLAND, CA – JUNE 14: Harrison Barnes #40 of the Golden State Warriors reacts in the second half against the Cleveland Cavaliers during Game Five of the 2015 NBA Finals at ORACLE Arena on June 14, 2015 in Oakland, California. (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images) The Golden State Warriors have taken a step forward in their attempts to retain impending free agent Harrison Barnes....
Via The Sports Journal
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Warriors offer Harrison Barnes $64M for four years

The Golden State Warriors have just offered small forward Harrison Barnes a four-year extension worth $64 million. Barnes was one of several players Golden State has worked to keep on board over the summer, including Draymond Green who was locked up in early July. Kyle Terada-USA TODAY Sports Barnes, who has two years remaining on his existing contract, will make $3.8 million...
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Steve Kerr jokes about back surgery, Phil Jackson's 'throne'

Golden State Warriors head coach Steve Kerr underwent back surgery this offseason, prompting an interesting conversation with Bay Area sportswriter Tim Kawakami of the San Jose Mercury News. In discussing Kerr’s injury, Kawakami suggested the newly minted NBA champion coach could use a big chair like Phil Jackson did in his final years as a coach. After reassuring Kawakami that...
Via Sportsnaut
21 days ago  |  Discuss

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