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Festus Ezeli Undergoes MRI On Left Knee, Results Inconclusive

Festus Ezeli missed his second straight game Saturday because of a sore left knee. Ezeli tweaked his knee during a 10-minute stretch Monday against San Antonio, and he had an MRI exam Tuesday. The results were inconclusive and the Golden State Warriors' doctors will confer about next steps. Ezeli is averaging 7.5 points, 5.9 rebounds and 1.2 blocked shots in 17.8 minutes this season...
Via RealGM
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Warriors' Ezeli is emerging as a defensive force

Golden State Warriors center Festus Ezeli made a national statement on Wednesday night by emphatically blocking the dunk attempt of Los Angeles Clippers star Blake Griffin.Griffin has made a career of embarrassing big men who rotate over late and try to block his shot. That's exactly what Ezeli did. But he leveraged his size, length and athleticism to thwart Griffin's dunk."Every...
Via Fox Sports
November 06, 2015  |  Discuss

WATCH: Larry Nance Jr. dunks all over Warriors' Ezeli

Larry Nance won the NBA's first slam dunk contest back in 1984, and his son seems to have been blessed with a similar level of bounce.Larry Nance Jr., a rookie with the Lakers, got way up before throwing down a monster slam on the Warriors' Festus Ezeli in preseason action on Saturday. The shrug afterward was great, because it indicated that even he was surprised at what had just transpired.
Via Fox Sports
October 18, 2015  |  Discuss

The extension dilemma: Festus Ezeli and the Warriors

In addition to training camps and preseason games going on across the league this month, it’s time for draftees of the Class of 2012 to negotiate extensions with their teams. If no deal is reached by Oct. 31, then the player will become a restricted free agent next July 1. Some deals, like those for franchise cornerstones Anthony Davis and Damian Lillard, have already been struck...
Via The Sports Post
October 10, 2015  |  Discuss

Festus Ezeli brings championship trophy to Vanderbilt

The NBA champion Golden State Warriors have paraded the shiny gold Larry O’Brien trophy all over the place during this off-season. When it was center Festus Ezeli’s turn to show off the “championship gold” he took it back to Nashville to share it with his “family” at Vanderbilt. Ezeli hit up SEC Network with a cheering crowd in the background, before joining in the festivities...
Via Campus Sports Net
September 13, 2015  |  Discuss

Warriors C Ezeli suspended for altercation with Hansbrough

NEW YORK -- Golden State Warriors center Festus Ezeli was suspended for one game without pay Saturday for initiating an altercation with Toronto's Tyler Hansbrough on Friday night. Ezeli pushed Hansbrough in the throat after they tangled under the basket late in the third quarter in Golden State's blowout victory in Toronto. Hansbrough responded by chasing after Ezeli, shoving him...
Via Associated Press
February 28, 2015  |  Discuss

Tyler Hansbrough, Festus Ezeli ejected after scrap (Video)

Toronto Raptors forward Tyler Hansbrough and Golden State Warriors center Festus Ezeli were ejected after getting into a scrap during the final seconds of the third quarter in Friday night's game at the Air Canada Centre.It started with Hansbrough and Ezeli were jockeying for position during a Warriors offensive position. After the Warriors scored, the trash talk continued up the...
Via Holdout Sports
February 28, 2015  |  Discuss

WATCH: Tyler Hansbrough, Festus Ezeli ejected for fight

By Larry Brown Tyler Hansbrough and Festus Ezeli were ejected from Friday’s Raptors-Warriors game after getting into a scrap towards the end of the third quarter when Golden State was winning by a blowout.  Ezeli and Hansbrough were fighting down low for position, and their physical play continued as they went up the court, with Ezeli going at Hansbrough’s throat. Hansbrough...
Via Larry Brown Sports
February 28, 2015  |  Discuss

Warriors center Festus Ezeli can't stop losing credit card roulette at team dinners

Tucked within an interesting story about the origins of the Golden State Warriors' team chemistry, there's an amusing subplot about center Festus Ezeli's costly bout with bad luck.  The league-leading Warriors (41-9) credit much of their on-court chemistry with their enjoyment with hanging out with one another off the hardwood. In fact, according to the Wall Street Journal, a group...
Via Fox Sports
February 11, 2015  |  Discuss

Warriors Injury Update: Festus Ezeli will miss Summer League due to shin inflammation

The Golden State Warriors enjoyed a successful 2013-2014 season in which they won 51 games and finished second in the Pacific Division. Although the Warriors lost in the first round of the Western Conference Playoffs after advancing to the second round in 2012-2013, the future should be bright. The Warriors have six players on their roster that are 24 years old or under. Combine...
Via Sports Injury Alert
July 09, 2014  |  Discuss

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