Found December 07, 2011 on
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By Marc Stein, ESPN.com and Chris Broussard, ESPN The Magazine
Golden State Warriors guard Stephen Curry and Los Angeles Clippers guard Eric Gordon are the two players New Orleans has pursued the hardest in the Hornets' fast-moving search for a workable Chris Paul trade, according to sources briefed on the talks.
But the Hornets continue to meet with resistance from the Warriors and the Clippers on Curry and Gordon, sources told ESPN.com, because both teams are reluctant to part with their young backcourt cornerstones with no assurance from Paul that he will stay beyond this season.
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Tim Kawakami of the Mercury News reports:
By the way, this is probably why Boston recently contacted the Warriors to talk about the outlines of a deal potentially centering around Rajon Rondo-for-Curry (which I believe the GSWs flat-out rejected)…
If Boston got Curry, the Celtics would be in position to flip him straight to New Orleans in a Paul package.
I generally agree...
Stephen Curry is but one member of the Warriors who’d be thrilled if Tyson Chandler moved to the Bay Area. From the San Fran Chronicle: “Don’t laugh. The Warriors could find a way to sign prized free-agent center Tyson Chandler. It would take some major roster finagling, but the Warriors’ front office is aggressively studying all of the requisite moves to make the signing...
(Associated Press) Stephen Curry woke up Wednesday morning to a flurry of text messages from friends and family back home in Charlotte wondering about the trade talk surrounding the Golden State Warriors point guard."Seven text messages saying 'Hornets, question mark,' " Curry said, chuckling.
Stephen Curry woke up Wednesday morning to a flurry of text messages from friends and family back home wondering about the trade talk surrounding the Golden State Warriors point guard.
Stephen Curry is one of the names being tossed around as possible trade bait in the Chris Paul Trade Sweepstakes, but he tells the San Fran Chronicle that he’s not losing sleep over it: “Stephen Curry has heard all of the rumors, the newest being that the Warriors could ship him along with Ekpe Udoh and Klay Thompson to New Orleans for Chris Paul. The scuttle, however, doesn’t...
OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) -- Stephen Curry says he has received assurances from team executives that he is "safe and secure" with the Golden State Warriors despite the latest round of trade talks surrounding the point guard.
Golden State, according to multiple sources, is not interested in trading point guard Stephen Curry to New Orleans for Chris Paul since the team would have no assurance that the star point guard would sign with the Warriors long term.