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Warriors roll again as Curry sits out fourth, misses shot at triple-double

PHOENIXStephen Curry nearly had a triple-double before sitting out the fourth quarter, and the Golden State Warriors stormed into the All-Star break on an 11-game winning streak with a 112-104 victory over the free-falling Phoenix Suns on Wednesday night.Curry had 26 points, nine rebounds and nine assists for the defending NBA champions. At 48-4, the Warriors have the best record...
Via Associated Press
23 hours ago  |  Discuss

Stephen Curry, Warriors Credit Ankle Scares For Reaching MVP Level

Stephen Curry signed a four-year, $44 million extension with the Golden State Warriors in 2012, which was seen as a gamble on the team's part at the time due to his ankle issues and is now the best contract in the NBA by a near absurd margin. "I wish we could've paid Steph more," Bob Myers says with a grin. "So we decided to bet on a couple of things," Myers explains. "We bet on...
Via RealGM
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Unspectacular Unsung Hero of the Golden State Warriors: Andrew Bogut

Andrew Bogut is a force in the paint. He is a nightmare to try to out-rebound and a nightmare to box out. He does not average big numbers: as of this year he is averaging 5.5 PPG, 7.5 RPG, and 1.7 BPG, but he does so efficiently, only averaging 20.8 minutes per game. He is shooting a very efficient 61% from the field this season, the second best total of his ten year career. Something...
Via The Sports Journal
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Cleveland, San Antonio, Golden State lead rise in NBA local ratings despite major market struggles

The Golden State Warriors’ incredible dominance this season has helped to boost national NBA packages on TNT, ABC and ESPN, and NBA TV, and they’re also finding a huge amount of success with their regional broadcasts. Sports Business Journal‘s John Ourand and John Lombardo report that the Warriors have more than doubled their average rating this season, and that’s helped...
Via Awful Announcing
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Golden State Warriors’ Festus Ezeli to Undergo Arthroscopic Surgery

Golden State Warriors’ center Festus Ezeli hasn’t been considered an impact player to the team until this season. Since his addition to the Warriors back in the 2012-2013 season, he has yet to play in all 82 regular season games. In fact, during the Warriors’ championship run last year, Ezeli only participated in 46 games, where he earned statistics like a .547 FG%, nine assists...
Via The Sports Journal
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Lakers would fire Byron Scott to hire Luke Walton

The Los Angeles Lakers would reportedly fire Byron Scott if presented with the opportunity to hire Luke Walton as coach. Stephen A. Smith, speaking to ESPN LA’s Max & Marcellus show, said that the Lakers would get rid of Scott if it meant they could get Walton. “I’m hearing [Scott]’s gone if Luke Walton wants to come in and take the job next season,” Smith said. “That...
Via Larry Brown Sports
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Warriors' TV ratings double as record-breaking season rolls on

Even people who don't like the Golden State Warriors have to admit that watching them play basketball is a unique experience. Not only has the NBA never seen a team this good, it's also never had a team that's this incredibly entertaining to watch. The people have spoken, and they really love what they see: Television ratings are through the roof (via SBD):This shouldn't surprise...
Via Fox Sports
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Warriors' Festus Ezeli undergoes knee surgery; timetable unknown

Golden State Warriors backup center Festus Ezeli will undergo surgery on his left knee, according to the team (via Rusty Simmons of the San Francisco Chronicle):There is no timetable for Ezeli's return, as the nature of the surgery is "exploratory":Ezeli, who has missed the past five games because of the knee injury, was ruled out until after the All-Star break last week. The third...
Via Fox Sports
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Steph Curry trolls himself with Jordan face meme

Steph Curry had no choice but to get out in front of the Carolina Panthers’ loss to the Denver Broncos, and he did so by trolling himself. The North Carolina native is a big Panthers fan and has supported the team for years. He was one of their most high-profile fans throughout the Super Bowl run, even being brought out to the big game at Levi’s Stadium to bang the drum pregame...
Via Larry Brown Sports
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Hall of Fame coach: Stephen Curry is the best of all time

Lefty Driesell coached for parts of six decades in college basketball. He earned 13 appearances in the NCAA Tournament, making it as far as the Sweet 16 eight times. While acting as Maryland’s head coach, Driesell recruited the likes of Len Elmore, John Lucas, Buck Williams, and Len Bias, all of whom played under him with the Terps. Heck, Driesell originated the nationwide...
Via Sportsnaut
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Golden State’s Steph Curry Offers Advice To Panthers’ Cam Newton

The bromance that has formed between Golden State’s Steph Curry and Carolina’s Cam Newton has been one of the cooler storylines this season. Curry, who grew up a Panthers fan, has been rooting for Newton and his team every step of the way. Curry has regularly been seen wearing a custom Panthers jersey, and has even pounded the gong in a Panthers game earlier this season. On...
Via Gamedayr
4 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Kerr told Warriors he was happy to have close game

The Oklahoma City Thunder pushed the Golden State Warriors a bit more than they’re used to on Saturday night, and Warriors coach Steve Kerr was quite pleased with that. During a timeout, Kerr told his players, “about time we got a close game to play in.” The Warriors have generally been beating teams by double digits. On this night, however, the game was tied with under...
Via Larry Brown Sports
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Golden State Warriors leave no doubt in win over the Oklahoma City Thunder

There was one regular season test left to truly determine if there was a team that would be able to crack the Golden State Warriors, and although the Oklahoma City Thunder came close, it just wasn’t enough, falling to the Warriors 116-108 in front of a star-studded crowd at Oracle Arena on Saturday night. Steve Kerr sent a message early, after the Warriors fell down 9-0, letting...
Via The Comeback
4 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Steph Curry does 'Dab' on court on eve of Super Bowl

Golden State warriors guard Stephen Curry is a huge Carolina Panthers fan, and he did his best to show his support in Saturday night’s game agains the Thunder by dabbing during the game. It’s the first time we’ve seen Curry dab on the court, and we’re going to assume he did it to wish the Panthers luck in Super Bowl 50. Curry didn’t dab with the same passion that he...
Via The Sports Daily
4 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Golden State Coach Steve Kerr Keeping It Real During A Huddle Saturday Night

Coaching the Golden State Warriors has been pretty easy for Steve Kerr. Most of the time his team runs away with it so eh doesn't have too much he needs to do other than tell his guys to keep it up. That was not the case Saturday night against Oklahoma City. For much of the game it was. His team took a 73-59 lead into the half, but the Thunder were not done.They pecked away at the...
Via FatManWriting
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Golden State Warriors: Dangerous depth

A few days ago the Golden State Warriors beat the Philadelphia 76ers on a last second game winning shot. The shot was important for two reasons. The first reason is that the shot bailed Golden State out since the Warriors completely fell asleep at the wheel. They took their foot off the gas pedal and let the 76ers come back from a 24-point deficit and threaten to win the game. The...
Via isportsweb.com
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Klay Thompson's first five years in historical context

"I'm going to go with myself." That was Klay Thompson's response when asked to name the league's best shooting guard. While media members and players alike were quick to dismiss this proclamation, Thompson has a right to make this claim due to the success he's had over his first five NBA seasons. As a result of playing on the same team as the reigning MVP (Stephen Curry) and a...
Via RealGM - NBA
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Warriors must ground themselves amidst Durant talk

Milwaukee did it first. Dallas, Denver, and Detroit all followed suit. But now, amid heavy talk that Kevin Durant could join the blue and gold next summer, the Warriors need grounding by the team that knows them best – themselves. Golden State has flirted with immortality this season, especially after throttling Chicago, Cleveland, and San Antonio all by at least 30 points in...
Via isportsweb.com
8 days ago  |  Discuss

NBA players search for answers on how to stop Steph Curry and the Warriors

The entire NBA is looking for the answers on how stop Golden State. To put it mildly, not many strategies have worked against the 44-4 Warriors this season. But that hasn’t stopped NBA teams from trying to find that optimal game plan in order to beat the seemingly invincible defending champions. Having spent the previous five seasons with Golden State before an offseason trade...
Via The Comeback
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Fan wants seat so close that Stephen Curry’s ‘sweat drips on me’

Stephen Curry without a doubt is one of the biggest stars in the NBA and he and the Golden State Warriors are huge draws when they hit the road and visit other arenas. But one clearly rabid Curry fan recently posted an ad on Craigslist seeking a ticket to Wednesday’s Warriors road game against the Washington Wizards graphically illustrates just how much this particular person...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Golden State Warriors face a daunting task this offseason

The Golden State Warriors are in the midst of a historical season. Having already set the record for best start to a season by winning 28 straight games, they are also on pace to break the NBA’s win-loss record of 72-10 set by the Chicago Bulls in the 1996 season. To top it all off, they’ve also just had three of their starters named to this years All-Star Game in Toronto...
Via isportsweb.com
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Harrison Barnes drains game-winner to sink 76ers

Golden State Warriors forward Harrison Barnes returned from injury a few weeks ago, and it didn’t take him long to knock down a big shot to lift the team to victory. Barnes found himself wide open in the corner in Saturday night’s game against the 76ers with the game tied 105-105. Draymond Green received the ball after Stephen Curry tossed the ball to him in the paint, and he...
Via The Sports Daily
11 days ago  |  Discuss

QUIZ: Name every player on the Golden State Warriors 2015 NBA Finals-winning team

Can you name the 13 players who were part of Golden State's 2014-15 NBA championship-winning team?
11 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Steph Curry even signs autographs from long distance

Is there anything reigning NBA MVP Stephen Curry can’t do from a great distance? The superior Splash Brother went for a fan’s unusual autograph request — hook, line and sinker. Here’s the setup: Friday night, when arriving at Wells Fargo Arena in Philadelphia for practice in advance of Saturday’s game between his Golden State Warriors and the 76ers, Curry was approached...
Via The Comeback
12 days ago  |  Discuss
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