Found May 29, 2014 on Sports-Glory:

Golden State Warriors star Stephen Curry said Thursday that the organization’s decision to quickly hire Steve Kerr as the next head coach was “kind of a shock.” “There’s no sugarcoating it – it was a weird, expedited situation that we didn’t see coming,” Curry said, via “And guys are human. You have to be able to adjust to it and have some time to respond. That’s kind of what happened. I think we’ll be fine once we have a clear picture of what’s going on next year.” The Warriors fired Mark Jackson May 6 after a 51-win season and back-to-back playoff appearances.  The Warriors agreed to a five-year, $25 million contract with Kerr on May 14. Curry, who had been Jackson’s strongest supporter, still believes the franchise is committed to winning. “One thing I can say about this organization, they want to win,” Curry said. “Each decision is geared toward winning. That’s 


Andrew Bogut Thinks Stephen A. is a Wanker

Stephen A. calls Bogut, “Andrew Bogus” and when Bogut was asked about it here is what he had to say courtesy of The Sydney Morning Herald via Larry Brown Sports. Smith was critical of Bogut earlier this month when the 7-footer missed the last few games of his team’s playoff series against the Los Angeles Clippers with a fractured rib. Smith referred to Bogut as “Andrew Bogus”...

Warriors in search of backup point guard

Though they were mostly pleased with the work of Steve Blake, acquired at the trade deadline, the Warriors continue to explore options in search of a point guard to play behind All-Star Stephen Curry. One target under consideration, according to multiple reports, is Knicks guard Toure' Murry, who showed flashes of potential in limited play as a rookie last season. The Warriors...

Ex-Warriors Coach Mark Jackson Allegedly Didn’t Want Gay Players In Locker room

The Golden State Warriors have a new head coach in Steve Kerr. Their old coach, Mark Jackson, already has a new job with ESPN covering the remainder of the NBA playoffs. But information is still surfacing regarding Jackson’s issues with management during his tenure with Golden State. Per the SF Bay, Jackson made remarks that could be viewed as anti-gay. Jackson was asked about...

Curry Expresses Thoughts on Mark Jackson Firing; Calls Kerr Hire ‘A Shock’

Photo Credit: David Zalubowski/AP On Tuesday morning, Golden State Warriors point guard Stephen Curry was presented with the NBA’s Kia community assistant season-long award at a press conference in the Warriors’ practice facility. Curry, whose charity of choice is ThanksUSA, called the award a “huge honor” and a team effort. He went on to thanks friends, family, teammates...

Mark Jackson on gays: ‘Not in my locker room’

It looks like Mark Jacksons return to the broadcast booth might be a permanent one. Reports are coming out that the former Warriors coach may have lost his job due to his views on homosexuality. SF Bay is reporting that Jackson’s view may very well have been the reason behind the Warriors splitting ties with Jackson. During a shoot-around on a road trip before Collins signed, reporters...

Andrew Bogut Calls Stephen A. Smith a “Wanker”

Golden State Warriors center Andrew Bogut missed their playoff series against the Los Angeles Clippers with a rib fracture, which was the latest in a long line of injuries for the former No. 1 overall pick.  ESPN commentator Stephen A. Smith took to the airwaves to question Bogut during that first-round playoff series. He called the big man “Andrew Bogus” and indicated that...

Andrew Bogut: Stephen A. Smith is a ‘wanker’

Golden State Warriors center Andrew Bogut feels the same way about Stephen A. Smith as thousands of others across the world feel about the ESPN analyst. He’s not the first one to call out Stephen A., but Bogut may be the first to refer to him as a “wanker.” Smith was critical of Bogut earlier […]

Andrew Bogut calls Stephen A. Smith a “wanker”

One of the ways in which Skip Bayless and Stephen A. Smith destroy the integrity of the ESPN brand and the sanctity of sports journalism all at once is their antagonism towards athletes.  The carnival barkers that pollute ESPN2′s morning airwaves continually bait athletes and make up insulting nicknames like “Bosh Spice” that are straight from the 3rd grade playbook.  It’s...

Bulls, Warriors, Nets interested in Knicks free agent Toure' Murry

ESPN New York reports that the Warriors, Bulls, and Nets are among the teams interested in Knicks free agent point guard Toure' Murry. Combo guard Toure' Murry, coming off his rookie season, is said to be on the radar of a handful of teams -- Chicago and Golden State among them -- that are hoping the shift in power in New York from the Knicks' previous administration...

Klay Thompson expected to receive max contract offers?

Oakland, CA - The Golden State Warriors will have some decisions to make this offseason, and one of those decisions will be about the future of shooting guard Klay Thompson. According to a report from Tim Kawakami of the Bay Area News Group, Thompson could get contract offers at or... The post Klay Thompson Could Get Max Contract Offers? appeared first on Hoops-Nation.

Stephen Curry still adjusting to coaching change

Stephen Curry still sounds like a man in a quandary. Two weeks after Steve Kerr was hired to replace Curry's beloved head coach Mark Jackson, the Warriors' point guard spoke openly Thursday about his emotions regarding the coaching swap and the direction of the franchise. "It's tough," Curry said after accepting the Kia Community Assist Seasonlong Award for...

Stephen Curry Says He Disagreed With Mark Jackson Firing

In his first public statement since head coach Mark Jackson was fired, Stephen Curry said that he disagreed with the decision. Via Fox Sports: Curry said the ”semi-quick hire” of Steve Kerr was ”kind of a shock” to most players, calling it ”a weird, expedited situation that we didn’t see coming.” Curry’s feelings are like many others. Mark Jackson completely turned...
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