The Golden State Warriors are headed to the Western Conference Finals to meet the Houston Rockets, but like the Rockets, they'll be a little shorthanded. Backup big man Marreese Speights is still sidelined with a right calf injury and hasn't received an official update on his timetable to return. Speights last appeared in Game 3 of the Western Conference Semifinals against the Memphis...
Marreese Speights will be out at least one week with a strained right calf.
The Warriors said Sunday that Speights had an MRI exam that showed a moderate strain.
Speights was hurt in the fourth quarter Saturday night of a 99-89 loss to Memphis.
Warriors reserve forward Marreese Speights has a strained right calf that could keep him out for the rest of Golden State's series with the Memphis Grizzlies.
The Warriors said Sunday that Speights had an MRI exam that showed a moderate strain, and the forward will be re-evaluated in one week.
Golden State trails Memphis 2-1 in the Western Conference semifinal with Game 4 on Monday...
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13 days ago
Already on the ropes, down two games to one, the Golden State Warriors will be without big man Marreese Speights, who is out with a calf injury.
Jimmy Spencer broke the news on Sunday afternoon:
Per @warriors: "Warriors forward Marreese Speights underwent an MRI this morning that revealed a moderate right calf strain." OUT for Gm 4.
— Jimmy Spencer (@JimmySpencerNBA) May 10, 2015...
MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) Golden State Warriors reserve forward Marreese Speights strained his right calf in the fourth quarter and will not return against the Memphis Grizzlies on Saturday night.
Speights scored six points in 41 seconds in the fourth quarter pulling Golden State within 83-70 before he hopped to the sideline during a timeout. Then he walked gingerly to the locker room...
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14 days ago
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...