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Damian Lillard is having the best rookie campaign so far. Anthony Davis may very well be the future of the league. Terrence Ross is a highlight moment waiting to happen. Another rookie racking up the highlights is Warriors rookie Harrison Barnes. The former UNC stand out came in to the league with a reputation as a guy who is good at a little bit of everything, sort of in the Luol Deng role. What a lot of people didn't realize is that Barnes might be the best athlete in the draft. That was put on display again Monday night when Barnes made Raptors Center Aaron Gray look really silly with this dunk,
Not bad for a guy who goes by the nickname the Black Falcon. Barnes' throw down is just the latest example of why you don't challenge him at the rim. He's fearless and there's a decent chance he's more athletic than the guy protecting the rim. Exhibit A came early in the season when Barnes recorded what's still the dunk of the year on Timberwol...
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Looking for the slam dunk of Monday night in the NBA? We here at Outside the Boxscore have a high-flying one from Golden State Warriors rookie Harrison Barnes.
In the final minute of the Raptors/Warriors game, Barnes found a wide-open lane and exploded to throw down a dunk on Toronto's Aaron Gray:
Center Andrew Bogut is in the starting lineup for the Golden State Warriors on Monday against the Raptors, his first action since November 7.
The No. 1 overall draft pick out of Utah in 2005, Bogut has been limited to just four games this season while recovering from microfracture surgery on his left ankle.
When he was acquired from Milwaukee last season, the 7-foot Bogut was recovering...
Warriors starting center Andrew Bogut is aiming at coming back Monday night in Toronto. It will all depend on how he feels after pregame warmups. But multiple sources said Bogut is planning to give it ago.
At Monday’s shootaround at the Air Canada Centre, Bogut was wearing his practice jersey on the blue side — reserved for the starters. Plus there was a buzz about the center’s...
The Golden State Warriors may have won the game, but they lost Stephen Curry with a mild ankle sprain, according to Warriors beat writer Rusty Simmons.
Curry injured his balky ankle after playing 26 minutes, finishing with 17 points (7-12 FG, 2-2), a three, a rebound, five assists and a steal.
Curry is likely questionable for Tuesday's game in Cleveland. If he can'...
One of the NBA's snubbed players for this year's All-Star Game, Stephen Curry, has received an invite to participate in the ASG Three-Point Contest. Although Curry did not receive an invite to play in the game, he may still participate in the contest. Curry, who has battled through injuries this year understands it would be a big commitment to go just for the three-point...
Jarrett Jack talked with me about how much fun it has been to play on a team that's in the playoff mix and how Andrew Bogut's return will help Golden State tighten things up on the defensive end.
CLEVELAND (AP) -- Klay Thompson scored a career-high 32 points and the short-handed Golden State Warriors beat the Cleveland Cavaliers 108-95 on Tuesday night.
The Warriors were missing three starters -- guard Stephen Curry (ankle), center Andrew Bogut (ankle) and forward Harrison Barnes (knee). Also, Carl Landry, one of the first players off Golden State's bench, didn't...
An injury last night may have made up Stephen Curry's mind for him. The Golden State Warriors' guard was contemplating whether or not he should accept an invite to play in the three point contest during NBA All-Star Weekend. Last night, he rolled his ankle and had to exit the game.Curry has battled ankle problems off an on all season. Last night, he appeared to have...
Andrew Bogut hadn't played for 38 games after playing in three of the first four games of the season.
Steph Curry talked with me about the impact Jarrett Jack has had on him and the Warriors this season, how high his confidence is right and the Antoine Walker shimmy he busted out against Oklahoma City last week.
Andrew Bogut last played on Nov. 7 against the Cavaliers, missing 38 games.
David Lee is going to have some familiar company at All-Star Weekend in Houston.
Harrison Barnes and Klay Thompson, Jarrett Jack’s favorite player, on Wednesday were both named by the NBA as participants of the Rising Stars Challenge.
Barnes and Thompson are part of a pool of 18 first- and second-year players who will be separated into teams when they are drafted gym-class style...
Actually Andrew Bogut came back but I needed to make the title work for it to be a play on the Baby Got Back song. Just pretend got really says came and we’re good. Anyhoo! Last night Bogut made a surprise and somewhat coy return just one day after it was announced he would be sidelined for up to a month longer with his ankle injury. What, now Bill Belichick is also coaching the...