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WATCH: Warriors Talk: Kerr, Thompson and Green - 4.30.16

Hear from the Warriors a day before the first game of the Western Conference Semifinals.
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Luke Walton: Lakers will not run the triangle offense

Luke Walton has been head coach of the Los Angeles Lakers for less than a day, but he already has a good idea about how he’s going to run the team. For starters, he says the team will not run the triangle offense. Walton spoke with the media on Saturday and provided some insight about what the system he’s planning to implement. Walton will not run the triangle offense as...
Via Larry Brown Sports
6 hours ago  |  Discuss

Lakers hiring Luke Walton good first step in right direction for turnaround

The Los Angeles Lakers filled their head coaching vacancy on Friday night, stealing coveted assistant Luke Walton from the Golden State Warriors. Walton appeared to be the favorite throughout the Lakers’ hiring process. The 36-year-old’s stock skyrocketed after he led the Warriors to a 39-4 regular season start, the second-best in league history. The Warriors very much looked...
Via The Comeback
12 hours ago  |  Discuss

Lakers hire Luke Walton as next head coach

The Los Angeles Lakers have themselves a new head coach. The team announced Friday that Luke Walton agreed to a multi-year deal to become the team’s next head coach. “We’re excited to bring Luke back to Los Angeles, where we feel he’s going to start an outstanding coaching career,” GM Mitch Kupchak said. “He’s one of the brightest young coaching minds in the game and...
Via Larry Brown Sports
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Stephen Curry Regular Season Transcript Illustration

We already know Stephen Curry and the Golden State Warriors had a fantastic season but lets get a look-back at their regular season transcript with help from this piece created byHyperthree Ye from China. Best record in the league: ✅ Longest winning streak: ✅ Scoring title: ✅ Steals title: ✅ Back-to-Back MVP awards (obviously): ✅ The post Stephen Curry Regular Season...
Via Hooped Up
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Livingston enjoying the moment filling in for injured Curry

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) Shaun Livingston's left leg could have been amputated nine years ago. The knee injury he suffered while with the Clippers in 2007 was that severe. Going for a layup, Livingston's leg buckled backward, parallel to the court, when he fell in a freak accident. He screamed and writhed in agony. Now, healthy and reliable, Livingston is making a new name for himself...
Via Associated Press
2 days ago  |  Discuss

2016 NBA Playoffs: Who was the first round series MVP for the Golden State Warriors?

The Warriors beat the Rockets largely playing without the help of Stephen Curry. So who was the most valuable player for the Warriors while playing without their NBA MVP? As expected, the Golden State Warriors beat the Houston Rockets in the first round of the 2016 NBA Playoffs and will advance to the second round to face either the L.A. Clippers or Portland Trail Blazers. Yet before...
Via Golden State of Mind
2 days ago  |  Discuss

James Harden reportedly will play role in picking next Rockets coach

The Houston Rockets on Wednesday night saw an extremely disappointing season come to an end courtesy of a 114-81 playoff elimination loss to the Golden State Warriors. One of the biggest issues facing the Rockets, a team that went from appearing in the Western Conference Finals last season to barely sneaking into the playoffs this year, is determining the organization’s future...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Warriors reach second round with MVP Stephen Curry sidelined

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) Perhaps a corny catchphrase to some, those three words really resonate with the Golden State Warriors: ''Strength in Numbers.'' They are bought into this mantra, all right. Now more so than ever with Stephen Curry on the sidelines. Poll a few Warriors and they surely will bring up the defending champions' depth and ability to push forward, no matter who goes...
Via Associated Press
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Steph Curry is one cheerful cheerleader on bench during Warriors' win

The last time we saw Stephen Curry, he was pretty messed up. Rolling around on the floor with a sprained knee, then emotional on the bench when he was told he couldn't return to the game.What a difference a few days made. On Wednesday night, despite the fact he was relegated to cheerleader, Curry was all smiles and bouncing off the bench to celebrate 3 after 3 as Klay Thompson and...
Via Fox Sports
2 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Warriors vs. Rockets Game Five Pregame Talk

Warriors head coach Steve Kerr talks before Wednesday night's Game Five against the Rockets at Oracle Arena.
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3 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Warriors Talk: Bogut and Thompson - 4.27.16

Hear from Andrew Bogut and Klay Thompson ahead of the Warriors' Game 5 matchup against the Rockets on Wednesday.
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3 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Journalist who asked Draymond Green flood question fired

After Sunday’s victory by the Warriors over Houston, a reporter asked Draymond Green a question that was roundly criticized for being insensitive in nature. Now, it appears, that reporter is no longer employed by the outlet he was representing. Henry Wofford of CSN Bay Area reported on Tuesday that the reporter was fired approximately one hour after Sunday’s press conference...
Via Larry Brown Sports
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Steve Kerr named NBA Coach of the Year

After coaching his Golden State Warriors to a new NBA record for regular season wins, Steve Kerr took home some hardware of his own. The league has named Kerr this year’s recipient of the Red Auerbach Trophy for NBA Coach of the Year. In just his second season with the franchise, Kerr has put together quite an impressive body of work. He followed up last season’s NBA championship...
Via The Comeback
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Warriors news: Golden State's chances without Stephen Curry, Draymond Green's will and the heart of a champion

With Steph Curry's MRI results coming in yesterday afternoon, the Warriors are no longer the consensus favorites to repeat as champions. Other things happened this past week too, so let's get to our links. As just about every NBA fan knows by now, Golden State Warriors superstar suffered a low-grade MCL injury against the Houston Rockets on Sunday and will be out at least two weeks...
Via Golden State of Mind
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Stephen Curry injury leaves Warriors vulnerable in second round

The Golden State Warriors may have to go the entire second round without Stephen Curry on the court. Granted, the Warriors still have to move past the pesky Houston Rockets, but it seems like an afterthought in the spotlight of Curry’s injury suffered Sunday, which left him in tears and with a shaky prognosis for the next couple of weeks at best. Curry sprained his knee Sunday...
Via The Sports Daily
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Draymond Green blasts reporter for stupid question (VIDEO)

Draymond Green has no problem speaking his mind, no matter who he’s addressing. One reporter learned that lesson after Sunday’s game against the Rockets. The Warriors had just emerged victorious 121-94, and the team was in high spirits, but that doesn’t mean it was a good time to sneak in a moronic question that attempted to find correlation between Golden State’s wins and...
Via The Sports Daily
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Steph Curry cried in huddle when told he couldn’t return

The basketball world took a collective gasp when Stephen Curry was forced to leave Golden State’s 121-94 Game 4 victory with a knee injury. The reigning MVP scarily ended up slipping on a wet spot on the floor and didn’t return to action. Warriors forward Draymond Green told ESPN Radio postgame that Curry was so upset, he was crying in the huddle when he was told he wasn...
Via The Comeback
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Draymond Green tees off on reporter after question

Former Michigan State star Draymond Green has no problem speaking his mind, but that doesn’t mean you’re going to catch him saying something he doesn’t mean. Sunday night, Green, after Golden State’s victory over Houston, was asked a ridiculous question in his post-game presser and made it clear that he wasn’t going to get tripped up. Green, specifically, was asked by...
Via College Spun
6 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Stephen Curry suffers sprained knee, leaves Game 4

Right before halftime on Sunday, Stephen Curry slipped on a wet spot and took an awkward tumble. Afterwards, he limped off the court, which can only be bad news for the Golden State Warriors. Here is a clip of the slip: Here is what caused Steph Curry to limp back to the locker room. Not good. https://t.co/yIdv0U0PDM — Alex Kennedy (@AlexKennedyNBA) April 24, 2016 Curry reportedly...
Via Sportsnaut
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Dwight Howard tells people criticizing him to ‘shut up’

Dwight Howard did not appear to be too happy when James Harden hit what ended up as the game-winning shot in Thursday’s playoff game against the Golden State Warriors. But the Houston Rockets center has two words for anyone criticizing him: “Shut up.” Okay, then. Howard actually had a little more to say, via Jonathan Feigen of the Houston Chronicle. “They’re known...
Via Sportsnaut
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Warriors-Rockets series holds unexpected drama… and unclear meanings

There’s an old saying about NBA playoff competitions: “The series doesn’t start until someone loses a home game.” Never has that been less true than in the Golden State-Houston first-round series. Houston “held serve” by winning its first home game Thursday night, so by the old axiom, everything is going according to plan. In reality, this series changed gears when the...
Via Crossover Chronicles
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Rockets GM Daryl Morey blasts Warriors for playing dirty

The Houston Rockets at least temporarily salvaged its first-round match-up with a 97-96 Game 3 victory over the Golden State Warriors Thursday night, cutting the series deficit in half heading into Game 4 Sunday when they could even up the series at two games apiece. But Rockets general manager Daryl Morey was in no mood to celebrate the win. Instead, he took to Twitter to blast...
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8 days ago  |  Discuss

Stephen Curry participates in shootaround ahead of Game 3

Just as it seemed Golden State Warriors guard Stephen Curry would miss his second consecutive outing after suffering an ankle injury in the team’s Game 1 win over the Houston Rockets over the weekend, he might be back sooner than most expected. According to the Bay Area News Group’s Diamond Leung, Curry participated in shootaround Thursday morning: Stephen Curry went through...
Via Sportsnaut
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Warriors’ terrible fashion photoshoot spawns Twitter monster

Stephen Curry and the Golden State Warriors might be blasting their way through the NBA playoffs, but they’ve taken one of the biggest Ls of all time after a terrifying photoshoot just went public. It wasn’t a horror shoot, but terrifying is the right word. The pictures in question: Why are the @warriors dressed like they’re about to give the greatest youth ministry sermon...
Via The Sports Daily
9 days ago  |  Discuss
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