Found December 15, 2011 on
Inside Bay Area:
Consider the towering sign near Oracle Arena, visible to thousands driving through Oakland on I-880, telling us "Big Things Are Coming," a promise from the hearts of new Warriors owners Joe Lacob and Peter Guber.
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Oscar Wilde once wrote that “ambition is the last refuge of failure.” The Warriors’ abbreviated off-season kicked off with plenty of ambition, but there’s no masking that its likely conclusion — the signing of Kwame Brown — is a failure. Brown undoubtedly will help the team at the margin. But in the big picture, he’s [...]
Kwame Brown flew into the Bay Area late Tuesday after signing a one-year, $7 million contract with the Warriors. He met with the media Wednesday, saying "I don't get a lot of blocked shots, but every guy that I play against feels me every second of every game."
Here's a look at the rest of an interview with the 6-foot-11, 270-pound banger:
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Since Monta Ellis entered the league six years ago, we’ve seen a lot of talent and a lot that will make you shake your head. Ellis has spent his entire NBA career with the Golden State Warriors, he should be the leader of the team but his attitude has kept him out of that position. Ellis says those days are over.
"I think it's going to be a breakout season for the Warriors...
The Warriors have claimed 23-year old point guard Ishmael Smith off waivers from the Rockets. Smith played in 43 games (3 starts) last year for the Rockets & Grizzlies and he averaged 10.3 minutes, 2.3 points, 1.1 rebounds and 1.8 assists per game. He only shot 37.4% from the floor last year and that will need to improve before he gets consistent minutes for the Warriors. ...
Monta Ellis, Stephen Curry and David Lee were named Warriors’ tri-captains on Friday. Warriors coach Mark Jackson said the team voted on captains at practice on Thursday, and that threesome got the nod.
“I expect those guys to be an extension of me on the floor and it starts with point guard (Curry),” Jackson said. “As [...]
The Charlotte Bobcats confirmed Thursday they've signed former Golden State Warriors point guard Reggie Williams to a two-year contract.Terms of the new deal have not been made available.The Warriors were forced to rescind the rights to the restricted free agent as part of their efforts to secure a center.Several teams were in the running for Williams, who averaged 9.2 points...
Former No. 1 draft pick agrees to a one-year, $7 million deal
The Golden State Warriors agreed to terms with free agent center Kwame Brown on Wednesday.
Sure, they're costing $16 million combined this season. Yes, they each are beleaguered in their own right.
The Golden State Warriors have signed free agent forward Dominic McGuire, the team announced today. Per team policy, terms of the agreement were not released.
McGuire, 26, played with the Charlotte Bobcats last season, appearing in 52 games (eight starts) and averaging 3.3 points and 3.8 rebounds in 14.6 minutes per contest. In eight starting assignments, [...]
The Golden State Warriors have been awarded guard Ish Smith off of waivers, the team announced today.
Smith, 23, spent last season with the Houston Rockets and Memphis Grizzlies, appearing in 43 games (three starts) and averaging 2.3 points, 1.1 rebounds and 1.8 assists in 10.3 minutes per contest. In three starting assignments, the 6’0” guard [...]
He may not have as sexy a name as the other two big men the Warriors sought, but center Kwame Brown just may be...