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The way in which Mark Jackson mixes his role as head coach of the Golden State Warriors with his ubiquitous Christian faith has been a topic of media conversation in recent days following a story by Mercury News' beat writer Marcus Thompson III that was referenced during ESPN's telecast of Game 1.
The Warriors have several players who identify themselves as Christians, most notably team leaders Stephen Curry and David Lee.
Jackson was asked on Thursday whether he treats non-Christian players equally.
"(Jesus) didn't just hang around a bunch of Christians," said Jackson. "He hung around everybody."
The response echoed what he told Thompson.
"It's who I am," Jackson said. "I've watched people overcome, I've watched people accomplish, I've watched people bounce back -- all because of the Word. I've watched it work powerfully in my life. Why not use it? If I can use John Wooden's seven steps, then why can't I use...
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The Golden State Warriors have taken a 2-1 lead in their Western Conference quarterfinals series with the Denver Nuggets.
Despite losing David Lee, the Warriors have been further propelled by the inspired play of point guard Stephen Curry.
On Friday, Curry scored 29 points and had 11 rebounds.
This video showcases his ball-handling skills and his soft touch while going to the...
Despite suffering a sprained left ankle that is badly swollen, electric Golden State Warriors guard Stephen Curry expects to play against the Denver Nuggets in Game 3 on Friday night at the Oracle Arena in Oakland. Curry, who averaged 22.9 points, 4.0 boards and 6.9 dishes over 78 games, sustained the injury in the third quarter of the sixth-seeded Warriors 131-117 win over Denver...
Golden State Warriors guard Stephen Curry is officially the best shooter in the NBA today. His flawless shooting stroke combined with his underrated ability to pass make Steph one of the best young point guards in the league. And after dropping 54 on the New York Knicks in Madison Squad Garden earlier this season, on [...]
Despite scoring 30 points in Golden State’s 14-point game two victory over the Denver Nuggets, Warriors guard Stephen Curry didn’t completely go unscathed from the game.
In the third quarter of play, Curry was attempting to score against the Denver Nuggets defense but play ended up being stopped due to an offensive foul being called on Warriors forward Carl Landry.
Stephen Curry said on Thursday that his sprained left ankle would have kept him out of Game 3 if it were that night. A day later—the actual day of the game—his status is still uncertain.
Curry is officially a game-time decision to play. He didn’t participate in morning shootaround on Friday. He was not available to speak to the media but is reportedly willing to take pain...
Golden State Warriors point guard Stephen Curry is unsure if his sprained left ankle will be healthy enough for him to play in Game 3 against the Denver Nuggets on Friday night.
Curry said his ankle became swollen after Tuesday night's 131-117 win at Denver evened the best-of-seven series at a game apiece. He sat out practice Thursday.
Curry said he'll continue treatment...
Stephen Curry had 30 points and 13 assists and the Golden State
Warriors handed the Denver Nuggets their first loss at home in more
than three months, a 131-117 stunner Tuesday night that evened
their playoff series at a game each.
When the Golden State Warriors lost David Lee for the duration of the post season it would have been easy to dismiss the Warriors from having any hope of moving forward. They are a good team, but good enough to overcome losing such an important piece of the puzzle? Many would say no.
And they would all be wrong.
The Warriors more than picked up the slack with Lee being...
Warriors guard Stephen Curry and ESPN's Rick Reilly joined forces to help fight malaria in Africa. In this video, Reilly and Curry challenge each other in a shooting competition.Reilly tells Curry that he can make more three-point shots than Curry can make half court shots and the loser has to wear nothing but a net.
Andre Miller didn't even wait for the final horn to sound before trudging off the court.
The Denver Nuggets guard was far from alone as many of the fans bolted the Pepsi Center early, too. They had seen quite enough of Stephen Curry & Co. making shot after shot as the Nuggets were humbled at home for the first time in three months.
Behind blistering shooting, Golden State...
Sleep deprived but back in the Bay Area, the Golden State Warriors returned home Wednesday calm and confident that their Mile High City masterpiece will be no fluke.
The Warriors wrestled away home-court advantage by dominating Denver 131-117 on Tuesday night, evening the best-of-seven series at a game apiece. They shot nearly 65 percent, made 14 of their 25 3-point attempts and...