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Klay Thompson's injury hurts Warriors' chances at NBA Title

This past Wednesday in Game 5 of the Western Conference Final between the Houston Rockets and Golden State Warriors, All-Star guard Klay Thompson left the court with an injury in the fourth quarter. He sustained the injury when Houston Rockets forward Trevor Ariza inadvertently kneed him in the head. Originally the injury was identified as a gash in the right ear, which required...
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NBA Finals: Cavs-Warriors lacks easy comparison and that's great

The fact that LeBron James is making his sixth NBA Finals appearance leads to an obvious question: Which previous NBA Finals series most closely resembles this one? Several commonalities exist, but they’re evenly distributed among the possible choices. Is there one NBA Finals which obviously stands out above the rest? It’s hard to say yes to that question… and that’s...
Via Crossover Chronicles
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NBA Finals: A series 39 years in the making

In the lead-up to the 2015 NBA Finals, you’re going to see (and hear) plenty of discussion about the 1975 NBA champion Golden State Warriors, now in their second NBA Finals. However, don’t forget the Cleveland Cavalier team from the mid-1970s that very nearly created a Cavs-Warriors Finals in 1976. Cavs/Warriors was almost an NBA Finals in 1976. 39 years later, THE WAIT...
Via Crossover Chronicles
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Did Andrew Bogut take a shot at Mark Jackson?

Andrew Bogut took what many are interpreting as a shot at Mark Jackson when talking about Golden State Warriors head coach Steve Kerr. Kerr is a rookie coach who led the Dubs to the best record in the league and a spot in the NBA Finals. When talking about his head coach Friday, Bogut complimented...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
18 hours ago  |  Discuss

If the Warriors win the NBA title, the parade will be for Oakland

If the Golden State Warriors happen to win the NBA title, a championship parade will be held in Oakland, not San Francisco. Here's why that's important to The Town. The post If The Warriors Win The NBA Title, The Parade Will Be Guaranteed Town Biz appeared first on The Sports Fan Journal.
Via The Sports Fan Journal
21 hours ago  |  Discuss

Klay Thompson officially diagnosed with concussion

This could end up being one of the big stories as the 2015 NBA Finals between the Cleveland Cavaliers and Golden State Warriors approaches. All-Star Warriors guard Klay Thompson took a knee to the head in the team’s series-clinching win over the Houston Rockets on Wednesday night. After heading to the locker room for an examination, Thompson was cleared by team doctors to return...
Via Sportsnaut
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Dwight Howard suspended for first game of 2015-16 season

Even if the Houston Rockets had pulled off a win against the Golden State Warriors in Game 5 of the Western Conference Finals, they would have likely been without center Dwight Howard for the following game. The NBA announced on Friday that Howard has been suspended for the first game of the 2015-16 season for throwing an elbow at Andre Iguodala. HOU's D. Howard has common foul...
Via Sportsnaut
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WATCH: Stephen Curry rides a mini-horse

For better or worse, in 2015, an NBA superstar riding a mini horse is sports news. Full disclaimer: We use both the words “sports” and “news” very liberally in this sense. Regardless, NBA MVP Stephen Curry took the Internet by storm Friday for a remarkably short piece of video that, out of context, is really kind of ridiculous. Actually, even with context, it’s still...
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Cavs could have Anderson Varejao in NBA Finals

The Cleveland Cavaliers may have forward-center Anderson Varejao at their disposal during the NBA Finals. Though thought to be done for the season,’s Brian Windhorst stated that the team will potentially have Varejao at the ready for their trip to Oakland next week, only to be deployed if the situation gets dire. On his most recent edition of “Hey Windy!”, Windhorst...
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Golden State Warriors Are NBA Title Favorites

The Golden State Warriors are NBA title favorites, according to BetDSI.
Via Gamedayr
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Why the Golden State Warriors will not be champions

Only one game separates the Golden State Warriors from reaching the franchise’s second ever NBA Finals appearance.  James Harden and the Houston Rockets are sure to put up a valiant effort to stave off elimination, attempting to halt the “Dubs” championship aspirations, and it wouldn’t be out of the realm of possibility to think that they could extend this series to six...
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Golden State of Being: Ugly win a beautiful thing for Warriors

The Golden State Warriors played a sloppy, disjointed, foul-filled, injury-affected game Wednesday night against the Houston Rockets, but there was one phase of the game that they nailed. Defensively, they never allowed the Rockets to breathe, and because of that they’re on their way to the NBA Finals for the first time in 40 years. Actually, it was the defense and one other...
Via Crossover Chronicles
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NBA Finals schedule: Cavaliers vs. Warriors

Cary Edmondson-USA TODAY Sports The Golden State Warriors beat the Houston Rockets 104-90 on Wednesday night to return to the NBA Finals. The Warriors stand as the West’s lone representative, ready to face the East’s Cleveland Cavaliers. The four-time NBA MVP LeBron James vs. the newly crowned MVP Stephen Curry. The Warriors rolled to a franchise-record 67 wins in...
Via Sports-Glory
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Six moves that made the Warriors NBA title contenders

It’s been 40 years in the making, but the Golden State Warriors are finally heading back to the NBA Finals. By virtue of a sloppy 104-90 win over the Houston Rockets in Game 5 of the Western Conference Finals on Wednesday night, Golden State will play the Cleveland Cavaliers for the NBA title. When looking at how the Warriors got to this point, it’s important to remember where...
Via Sportsnaut
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Klay Thompson suffers concussion-like symptoms ‘after’ win

To be filed under “How Convenient:” With nine minutes left in Golden State’s series-clinching win over Houston, guard Klay Thompson took a knee to the head after pump-faking Trevor Ariza out of his jockstrap. It was quite a blow, as Thompson started bleeding from the ear like Ricardo Montalban had put one of those Star Trek II leeches inside of it. After visiting the locker...
Via Rumors and Rants
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Lil B takes credit for Harden's terrible game, lifts curse

James Harden had one of his worst games of the season in a Game 5 season-ending loss to the Golden State Warriors Wednesday, and one man is taking credit for the MVP runner-up’s poor performance. Rapper Lil B was in attendance for Game 5 to watch his beloved Dubs and continued talking about how he...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Riley Curry steals show at postgame news conference

It didn’t take long for Stephen Curry’s daughter, Riley, to steal the show once again after the Warriors advanced to the NBA Finals by defeating the Houston Rockets in Game 5 on Wednesday night. Riley had previously caused an uproar of sorts after she joined her dad at the podium and urged him to “be quiet” after the Warriors defeated the Rockets in Game 1. Many sports...
Via The Sports Daily
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Riley Curry shows everyone the Warriors are No. 1 (Video)

Riley Curry was the center of attention after the Golden State Warriors beat the Houston Rockets in Game 5 Wednesday to advance to the NBA Finals, and she went viral for yet another adorable moment. The young daughter of league MVP Steph Curry was on the court and being held by her father when ESPN...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
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Golden State Warriors May Not Want the Start of the NBA Finals Moved Up

With the Cavaliers sweeping Atlanta and Golden State expected to beat Houston Wednesday night (like they did) the NBA has been rumored to be looking in to seeing what it would take to move the start of the NBA Finals up. However, after the last two games the Warriors may want the week off to heal before the Game One next Thursday.Steph Curry is not 100 percent after taking a hard...
Via FatManWriting
2 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Klay Thompson takes knee to head from Ariza

The Golden State Warriors took care of the Houston Rockets and emerged victorious in Game 5 of the Western Conference Finals on Wednesday night, but a big question mark surrounds the health of the Splash Brothers—Stephen Curry and Klay Thompson. Curry took a scary fall and exited Game 4, although he did later return. The league’s MVP struggled on Wednesday as well, draining...
Via The Sports Daily
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Harrison Barnes soars for one-handed dunk in Game 5 against Rockets

While Stephen Curry and Klay Thompson get most of the fanfare for the Warriors, let us not forget that Harrison Barnes is a pretty good player himself. In the fourth quarter of tonight’s game five of the Eastern Conference Finals against the Houston Rockets, Barnes had a memorable dunk. Check out this impressive drive with a high-flying one-handed slam to finish it: *** Barnes...
Via That NBA Lottery Pick
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The 3-point shot has become a divisive metaphor in the NBA

Thirty-five seasons ago, the NBA instituted its 3-point arc. Much has changed regarding the details of this extra, ever-important stripe on the...
Via Athlon Sports
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Joey Crawford trips, falls and slides during Warriors-Rockets Game 4 (Video)

NBA referee Joey Crawford tripped and fell running down the court and slid about 20 feet while following the action in Monday night's Game 4 of the Western Conference Finals between the Golden State Warriors and Houston Rockets.Crawford was OK, and he's done this before, so we know we can laugh about this without feeling too bad for him. Seriously, though, look how far he slides...
Via Holdout Sports
3 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Stephen Curry's daughter steals the show

Stephen Curry was recently named NBA MVP, but it was his daughter, Riley, who stole the show after Game 1 of the Western Conference Finals on Tuesday night. Curry led all players in scoring and dropped 34 points in the 110-106 victory, but it’s hard to forget about the funny quote his two-year-old daughter delivered during the press conference that followed the game. With Steph...
Via The Sports Daily
10 days ago  |  Discuss

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