With an NBA ring from the Golden State Warriors, former Gators Marreese Speights and David Lee extended Florida championship dominance.
OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) The Golden State Warriors have exercised their $3.8 million team option on reserve big man Marreese Speights for next season. The announcement Monday brings back a key member of the NBA champions' second unit. Speights averaged a career-high 10.4 points along with 4.3 rebounds in 15.9 minutes per game during the regular season. He averaged 3.7 points in just...
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While the Golden State Warriors surprised the basketball world by winning an NBA Championship for the first time in 40 years, perhaps no member of the team outperformed expectations more than reserve big man Marreese Speights.Speights averaged 10.4 points per game in just 15.9 minutes a night, and came to be known as "Mo Buckets" for his scoring contributions. Speights has a team...
There are times in life where we make mistakes and when the moments are big, they tend to be a little bit more magnified than usual. With time running down in the third quarter of game two of the 2015 NBA Finals, Golden State Warriors Marreese Speights appeared to have an easy slam dunk. Sadly for Mo Speights, he was unable to complete it: *** Speights Missed Dunk [SB Nation...
The Warriors picked up their sixth win in a row on Monday when they beat the Wizards 107-76 at home. Washington was down by just three at halftime. Then, Golden State came out in the third quarter and raised the intensity of their defense, allowing the Wizards to make just one shot from the floor...Read More
There’s kicking a man when he’s down, and then there’s what Golden State Warriors backup center Marreese Speights did to the Washington Wizards following his team’s 107-76 win last night. Via Ben Standig of CSNWashington.com: “We just turned up a little,” Speights said of Golden State’s defense to reporters following the win. “We knew if we hit them, if we got a couple...
No one would blame Golden State Warriors center Marreese Speights if he was having trouble focusing on basketball this week. Early Monday morning, Speights reportedly had a gun pulled out him outside of a nightclub in San Francisco. Law enforcement sources told KTVU that Speights was at the Cellar Night Club when a convicted felon...Read More
What a different a year makes. Marreese Speights went from a struggling bench player under Mark Jackson to a sixth man of the year candidate under Steve Kerr. Why has Speights suddenly become a better player? Is it anything Kerr is doing? The answer is simple, confidence. Last season Speights was borderline awful as he only averaged 6.4 ppg and shot .44 percent in just about 12 minutes...
TAMPA, Fla. (AP) -- Golden State Warriors player Marreese Speights faces a drunken driving charge in Florida. Tampa police say the former Florida Gator was arrested early Tuesday morning and charged with driving under the influence. The Warriors said in a news release that the team was aware of the arrest but had no comment. According to a police report, an officer pulled over Speights...
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