WARRIORS RUMORS & GOSSIP

WATCH: LeBron James, Kevin Durant play pick-up basketball game

Earlier in the summer, LeBron James took to social media to ask for a pick-up basketball game. He was sick of the entire offseason and wanted to get back on the court. Just a short while later, Golden State Warriors forward and reigning NBA Finals MVP Kevin Durant answered that call.Here, you will see James, Durant and fellow All-Star Carmelo Anthony taking part in a pick-up basketball...
Via Sportsnaut
10 hours ago  |  Discuss

What makes Klay Thompson the 19th best player in the NBA?

Throughout the offseason, we’ll be counting down the Top 50 players in the NBA from 50 to 1. Who will just miss the cut? Which names do you expect to see? Regardless, you’ll be able to find them all right here.Why He’s Great: Klay Thompson scored 0.91 points per possession on pick-and-rolls. Russell Westbrook scored 0.89.Yes, the sample is small. And yes, Thompson has the...
Via The Sports Post
21 hours ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Dub Nation Pets: 2017-18 Regular Season Schedule

With the help of some puppies from Rocket Dog Rescue, the Warriors reveal their 2017-18 regular season schedule.
Via YouTube
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Dahntay Jones on Steph Curry: 'I've got him outside the top 10'

Dahntay Jones played 14 years in the NBA. He earned an NBA title with the Cleveland Cavaliers back in 2016. The Duke product also averaged all of 5.4 points throughout his career.Despite this, Jones felt compelled to speak up recently about the status of a true NBA star, Golden State Warriors guard Stephen Curry.And it wasn’t kind.“People get mad at me, because I don’t declare...
Via Sportsnaut
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Kevin Durant: Pay cut criticized because people ‘love to hate’ Warriors

Kevin Durant wasn’t the first athlete to take a pay cut to help out the organization he plays for, but his decision was criticized largely because he’s a member of the Warriors.Heading into the offseason fresh off of an NBA championship, the Warriors had a few questions that needed to be resolved regarding their roster. Andre Iguodala and Shaun Livingston, two key contributors...
Via Larry Brown Sports
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Kevin Durant defends taking pay cut for the Warriors

Reigning NBA Finals MVP Kevin Durant found himself the subject of a somewhat ridiculous debate earlier this summer. Durant took a sizable pay cut with the Golden State Warriors in an attempt to help the defending champs retain their core group of players.Normally, when someone does something of that ilk, he is lauded for being selfless. But in Durant’s case, there were some who...
Via Sportsnaut
5 days ago  |  Discuss

SB Nation Mock Expansion Draft: Warriors protected players

In light of Commissioner Adam Silver’s recent comments hinting at an expansion team in the near future, we take a look into the eight players the Warriors might protect in a hypothetical expansion draft. For the Player’s Tribune, C.J. McCollum asked NBA Commissioner Adam Silver about the possibility of league expansion, specifically back to Seattle. Silver responded that expansion...
Via Golden State of Mind
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Is Klay Thompson involved with a popular Instagram model?

Instagram model Abigail Ratchford may have gotten the rumor mill spinning regarding a possible relationship with Golden State Warriors superstar Klay Thompson with some interesting social media activity earlier this week.Ratchford, 25, posted a story on her wildly popular Instagram account (7.9 million followers) that includes a photo of Rocco, Thompson’s dog, along with a pic...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Things We Love About The Warriors: Gratitude

Golden State bids adieu to three players following the 2016-17 championship season, with gratitude for their service and well-wishes for the future. Things We Love About The Warriors is a series focused on traits we admire about the team as a whole, or individual players, that extend beyond the boundaries of the court. It takes a healthy dose of humility to play far fewer minutes...
Via Golden State of Mind
7 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Warriors Talk: Stephen Curry 8.7.17

Warriors guard Stephen Curry talks about his SC30 Select Camp, his busy offseason and the return of the Dubs' core for the 2017-18 season.
Via YouTube
8 days ago  |  Discuss

David West: Warriors don’t have issues because we communicate

While the Cleveland Cavaliers have been the talk of the NBA this summer for numerous reasons, the Golden State Warriors have been quietly reloading for another championship pursuit.The Warriors re-signed many of their key pieces, which should be enough for them to repeat as champs. The team they have met three years in a row in the NBA Finals — the Cavs — added Derrick Rose,...
Via Larry Brown Sports
11 days ago  |  Discuss

An expansion and realignment plan for the NBA

The NBA is booming. It’s flush with cash (even though some teams can’t figure out how to spend it). Rosters are filling up with quality players who could make cases for added minutes elsewhere.That’s been fueling the speculation that the time is right for expansion… something the commissioner has called “inevitable”Now I don’t really believe that, and I think these...
Via The Sports Daily
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Michael Jordan defends Kevin Durant’s ‘right’ to join Warriors

Michael Jordan has come out to defend Kevin Durant’s “right” to join the Golden State Warriors last offseason … at least 4to a certain extent.Durant of course was roundly criticized after announcing his decision to join the Warriors, with many of the barbs related to the notion that Durant simply was chasing a ring, although some big names did come out in support of Durant...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Stephen Curry sets modest goals for Web.com Tour event

Stephen Curry will play in the Web.com Tour's Ellie Mae Classic later this week thanks to a sponsor exemption. And the Golden State Warriors superstar appears to understand that even making the cut will prove incredibly difficult for the professional golf neophyte.In light of the stiff challenge he faces, Curry has set modest goals for himself before he tees off Thursday at 11:55...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Klay Thompson throws out first pitch at Athletics game

Klay Thompson is a great two-way player, as he can both defend and shoot three-pointers like the best of them.And he can also toe the rubber, apparently.Thompson threw out the first pitch before Thursday’s Athletics game, and yeah, his form was pretty great.Check out this windup. Klay can do it all.
Via The Sports Daily
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Curry mocks LeBron's workout videos while Irving eggs him on

It’s no secret that LeBron James and Stephen Curry aren’t the best of friends.Once James crossed the line and used Curry as a prop at his Halloween party a year ago, that pretty much set the tone for how their relationship would be from then on.Now that the Warriors are world champions, though, the tables have been turned and it’s Curry’s turn to troll.And he did just that...
Via The Sports Daily
16 days ago  |  Discuss
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