Blazers GM roasts reporter for suggesting culture is a problem

When the clock struck zero in the fourth quarter Monday night in Portland, it was readily apparent that the Blazers were out-classed by their Western Conference counterparts.The Golden State Warriors held a 28-point first quarter lead in a game that reminded most of us what it was like to play NBA2K with cheat codes.When all was said and done, Golden State handed Portland a 25-point...
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NBA Referee Hotline Bling: Steph Curry pushes OKC's buttons

The NBA has created a hotline for players to call and complain about NBA referees. They can complain about calls, clarify official rules, and leave Foot Locker-based Missed Connections posts. It's the telecommunications version of Chris Paul throwing his arms out and making an incredulous face. Each week, we’ll present a look at the hotline’s responses, which are about as real...
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March 21, 2017  |  Discuss

Magic Johnson says he turned down opportunity to own the Warriors

With Magic Johnson working for the Los Angeles Lakers, all seems right with the world. But it nearly didn’t happen. In fact, Magic was given the chance to work in the front office of at least three other teams.Included that group is the Golden State Warriors. According to Magic, Joe Lacob and Peter Guber approached him about joining their group as co-owner of the Warriors.“When...
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February 15, 2017  |  Discuss

Michael Jordan had harsh words for Warriors owner

Leave it to Michael Jordan to put an NBA owner in place.Golden State Warriors owner Joe Lacob joined 95.7 The Game’s “The Afternoon Delight” with Greg Papa on Tuesday and talked about the harsh words MJ gave him after last season.“On the collective bargaining agreement, I was on the labor committee and I was in New York having a bunch of dinners with Michael Jordan and other...
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February 07, 2017  |  Discuss

Warriors owner Joe Lacob: Other owners mad over Durant signing

The Golden State Warriors sent shock waves throughout the NBA when it created to the superteam to end all superteams by signing Kevin Durant. According to Warriors owner Joe Lacob, the team’s ability to swoop in and sign the offseason’s most coveted free agent left his fellow NBA owners a little angry with him. “I know there are a lot of other owners and teams that are...
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October 11, 2016  |  Discuss

Warriors owner boasts about being ahead of rest of NBA again

The Golden State Warriors are just days away from suffering the worst collapse in NBA Finals history, but that hasn’t changed owner Joe Lacob’s opinion of his team. In a lengthy New York Times feature about the Warriors’ business model earlier this year, Lacob bragged that his team is “light-years ahead” of every other NBA team in the way it is structured. Losing to the...
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June 23, 2016  |  Discuss

Warriors owner: Team will be aggressive during the summer

An otherwise historical season for the Golden State Warriors came to a gut-wrenching conclusion Sunday night after the team fell to the Cleveland Cavaliers in Game 7 of the NBA Finals. As fans and players alike look to move on from this most disappointing end to the season, the Warriors’ front office is getting down to brass tacks with the NBA Draft scheduled for later this week...
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June 20, 2016  |  Discuss

Report: Warriors owner Joe Lacob argued with Thunder fan

After setting the NBA record for wins in a single season with 73, the Golden State Warriors have found themselves in the unexpected predicament of being on the brink of playoff elimination. From the sound of it, team owner Joe Lacob is not taking it all that well. In a feature that examines the tension surrounding the Warriors at the moment, Sam Amick of USA Today Sports reported...
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May 26, 2016  |  Discuss

Warriors owner charters flight, books rooms for full-time staff

By David Kenyon The Golden State Warriors are seeking their first championship in 40 years, and team owner Joe Lacob apparently doesn’t want his people to miss the action. According to Dieter Kurtenbach of KNBR, Lacob chartered a flight to Cleveland for all full-time employees so they can watch Game 3 of the NBA Finals at Quicken Loans Arena. Brian Witt, the Digital Marketing...
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June 09, 2015  |  Discuss

Warriors owner moved seats because Rihanna was annoying

By Steve DelVecchio Golden State Warriors owner Joe Lacob sat next to Rihanna during Game 1 of the NBA Finals last week - at least for a little while. Early in the game, Lacob and Rihanna were spotted sitting courtside together and chatting it up. Shortly after that, Lacob’s fiancée wound up sitting between Joe and Rihanna, which led to speculation that the Warriors owner...
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June 08, 2015  |  Discuss

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