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WATCH: Road to Recovery: Damian Jones' Rookie Year

An injury delayed the start of Warriors rookie Damian Jones' professional career, but he overcame that and eventually made his way to the NBA stage with the help of some development with the Santa Cruz Warriors.
Via YouTube
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Kevin Durant perpetuates 'Cupcake Wars' with Thunder

Kevin Durant appeared to up the ante in a beef with the Oklahoma City Thunder by posing with a tray of cupcakes while attending a San Francisco Giants game Thursday night at AT&T Park.The Golden State Warriors superstar, enjoying some R&R while waiting for the second round of the playoffs, cheerfully posed with Giants mascot Lou Seal while holding some cupcakes. Making the...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
2 days ago  |  Discuss

NBA announces eight new awards to be voted on by fans

If you were wondering how the NBA plans to fill a prime-time awards show, we got part of the answer today.TNT announced eight new awards to be voted on by fans through social media: Assist of the Year, Best Style, Block of the Year, Dunk of the Year, Game Winner of the Year, Performance of the Year, Best Playoff Moment and Best Social Game. Fans can vote on NBA.com, Twitter, Facebook...
Via Sportsnaut
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Golden State's First Major Obstacle: Steve Kerr's Health

During his postgame press conference following his team’s 29-point drubbing of the Portland Trail Blazers last Wednesday, Warriors’ head coach Steve Kerr seemed his normal self. He answered questions politely, facetiously took credit for Patrick McCaw’s success, and attributed deserved praise to both the rookie and his teammates. Everything was going according to plan for...
Via The Sports Quotient
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Warriors invite members of ‘We Believe’ team to playoff game

In 2007, the Golden State Warriors took the basketball world by storm. For the first time in 13 years, the Warriors made the playoffs. Once there, they eliminated the No. 1 overall seed — the 67-win Dallas Mavericks — in the first round. They were dubbed the “We Believe” team.The 2017 Warriors will invite four players from that team to attend a second-round game.“Baron...
Via Sportsnaut
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Draymond Green, Drake troll each other on Instagram

Draymond Green and Drake are at it again.The Golden State Warriors forward and the rapper are mock-feuding on Instagram once again, trading memes on Monday.Drake started it with a joke at Green’s expense. Green wasn’t going to take that lying down, mocking Drake’s Degrassi past. Drake and Green have a long-standing mock-feud, and they seem to love jabbing at each other. Who...
Via Larry Brown Sports
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Blazers GM roasts reporter for suggesting culture is a problem

When the clock struck zero in the fourth quarter Monday night in Portland, it was readily apparent that the Blazers were out-classed by their Western Conference counterparts.The Golden State Warriors held a 28-point first quarter lead in a game that reminded most of us what it was like to play NBA2K with cheat codes.When all was said and done, Golden State handed Portland a 25-point...
Via Sportsnaut
4 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: I’m Not Stephen Curry

Meet Trent Fuller, a young hoopster with a handle and look that’s reminiscent of the Warriors’ #30.
Via YouTube
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Warriors find their playoff gear

Golden State steps on the gas and sweeps Portland in Round 1. They’re too small. They have no depth. They rest too much. Stephen Curry doesn’t show up in the playoffs. They just aren’t as good this year. Agree or disagree, much has been made about the “flaws” of the Golden State Warriors. But make no mistake, if their first round sweep of the Portland Trail Blazers...
Via Golden State of Mind
5 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Stephen Curry taunts Blazers fans after draining jumper

There’s a report out there that states LeBron James and others have “disdain” for Stephen Curry. While we don’t know if that’s completely true, judging by Steph’s actions on the court, it’s not hard to believe.Curry has been seen taunting opposing players and fans, and the Warriors really like to celebrate, sometimes before their shots even go in. So that report may...
Via The Sports Daily
5 days ago  |  Discuss

The Warriors just trucked the Blazers with 8 threes, 45 points in the first quarter

Well, that really got out of hand. The Golden State Warriors opened up an early can of, well, Golden State basketball on Portland as they go for the series sweep.Steve Kerr isn’t coaching the team, and in fact might be out for some time, but despite his absence, the Warriors jumped out to a 45-22 lead after the first quarter. A returning Kevin Durant certainly bolstered the lineup...
Via The Comeback
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Kevin Durant thinks meme of him and Draymond Green is ‘hilarious’

Kevin Durant saw what the internet did with an exchange he had with Draymond Green and thinks it’s pretty funny.During Game 1 of the first round series between the Warriors and Blazers, Green got into the face of Durant in what appeared to be an attempt to get him fired up. Green was quite intense while Durant just nodded in response. From that moment, a meme was born. You can...
Via Larry Brown Sports
5 days ago  |  Discuss

How the Golden State Warriors can eliminate Portland

The Golden State Warriors stormed back against the Portland Trail Blazers in game three, turning a sixteen point deficit into a six point victory. Blazers’ guards Damian Lillard and C.J. McCollum have struggled valiantly to carry their team against Golden State, but have been unable to translate their effort into victories. Jusuf Nurkic returning from his injury in game three...
Via isportsweb.com
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Steve Kerr does not rule out missing remainder of playoffs

Golden State Warriors coach Steve Kerr admitted that he will not return to the sidelines during the postseason if his condition does not improve.Kerr spoke to the media and confirmed Sunday that he will not coach in Game 4, and left the door open to missing significantly more time than that. It sounded like Kerr was poised to miss the remainder of Golden State’s opening round series...
Via Larry Brown Sports
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Sad Blazers’ face paint fan and happy Warriors’ face paint fan tell you the story of Game Three

Saturday night’s Game Three of the Golden State Warriors-Portland Trail Blazers series was an epic one, with the Blazers leading 67-54 at the half and extending that lead to 16 later, but the Warriors storming back to win 119-113 and take a 3-0 lead. They did so without head coach Steve Kerr, who missed the game thanks to illness, and without forward Kevin Durant, who’s still...
Via The Comeback
7 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: JaVale McGee boinks Damian Lillard in face with basketball

JaVale McGee has experienced a career resurgence this year, as joining the Warriors has pretty much been the best thing for him. Not only does he average 15 minutes a game, but he also has a legitimate chance to win a title, something he didn’t have in Dallas, Philadelphia, Denver or Washington.McGee provides the team with good minutes coming off the bench, and always plays with...
Via The Sports Daily
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Kevin Durant ‘doubtful’ for Game 2 against Blazers

Kevin Durant’s questionable status for the Golden State Warriors’ Game 2 showdown with the Portland Trail Blazers reportedly has been downgraded to doubtful.The Warriors have been preparing for the possibility of Durant not playing due to a strained calf. A tweet from USA Today’s Sam Amick seems to confirm it’s a long shot for the superstar to suit up Wednesday night. ESPN’s...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Video shows how NBA’s basketballs go from factory to game-ready

One of the most underrated aspects that play a major role in sporting events is the equipment involved. In the NFL, we saw how big of a story Deflategate was, and how just a slight adjustment in psi makes such a large difference for quarterbacks.The NBA has never really had an issue with their basketballs not being up to par, mainly because of how meticulous Spalding is when it comes...
Via The Sports Daily
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Draymond Green ‘absolutely’ ready for postseason scrutiny

Draymond Green knows he’s a marked man of sorts, especially given how the postseason went last season. The Golden State Warriors forward was suspended for Game 5 of the NBA Finals due to an accumulation of flagrant foul points, a setback that arguably played a significant role in dooming the Warriors’ ultimate quest for back-to-back NBA titles.And with another playoff run set...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
16 days ago  |  Discuss
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