Jason Thompson: Difference between Warriors and Kings is 'night and day'

Jason Thompson may have lost playing time and a larger role by being traded to the Golden State Warriors, but he's welcoming that adjustment over playing with his former team, the Sacramento Kings. "It’s kind of night and day with the difference," Thompson said, according to CSN Bay Area. Thompson’s role is undefined heading into next season. He will be in the mix with Festus...
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Draymond Green: Teams criticizing Warriors are 'like a bitter female'

The shots just keep on coming. Golden State Warriors guard Stephen Curry and forward Draymond Green fired back at critics Tuesday, just days after guard Klay Thompson and center Andrew Bogut made their displeasure with Los Angeles Clippers coach Doc Rivers’ comments known.Rivers made headlines last week by suggesting to Zach Lowe of Grantland that the Warriors were lucky to have...
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Green fires back at critics, compares them to ‘bitter females’

In some off-the-cuff comments that may come back to haunt him in some way, shape or form, Golden State Warriors forward Draymond Green had some words of advice for those detractors who have attempted to denigrate the success of the team: Stop behaving like a “bitter female.” “It’s funny. It’s like a bitter female,” Green said, via KNBR radio. “You ever dealt with...
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Golden State Warriors Officially Purchase Site of Future Arena

SAN JOSE, CA – OCTOBER 5: Andrew Bogut #12 of the Golden State Warriors, Stephen Curry #30 of the Golden State Warriors and Draymond Green #23 of the Golden State Warriors stand on the court during the preseason game against the Toronto Raptors on October 5, 2015 at SAP Center in San Jose, California (Photo by Noah Graham/NBAE via Getty Images) The Golden State Warriors already...
Via The Sports Journal
17 hours ago  |  Discuss

Draymond Green weighs in on Hibbert-Booker altercation

During Tuesday's matchup between the Los Angeles Lakers and Utah Jazz, Julius Randle and Trevor Booker got tangled up and Booker pushed the second-year forward off of him. Roy Hibbert jumped to Randle's defense, confronting Booker head on. Booker was unfazed, stepping towards Hibbert and throwing an open-handed left hook -- it's unclear whether it was a slap or a punch -- towards...
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Draymond Green: Warriors' leaders need to 'step up' in Kerr's absence

There isn't much that fazes Golden State Warriors forward Draymond Green.Coach Steve Kerr out indefinitely with an injured back? Not a problem. Green, interim head coach Luke Walton, Stephen Curry, Andrew Bogut and Andre Iguodala will just step up and make up for Kerr's absence. There's no telling how long Kerr will be out -- he was at practice the next day, and will reportedly...
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7 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Stephen Curry celebrates three with bench before it goes in

The Golden State Warriors already appear to be in mid-season form. During their 95-87 win over the Toronto Raptors in the preseason opener for both squads, we were reminded that both ball movement and Stephen Curry were alive and well in Northern California. Curry giving a high five before it goes in hahaha
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The 10 best value NBA draft picks: 2010-2014

Last week, I went through the top value picks in the 2000's. Now I've moved on to this decade and will examine the best value picks of the last five seasons. It's harder to fully gauge all the qualifying players because of their relative youth. But for the most part, I believe the guys on this list have showcased their unquestioned ability. The qualifications remain the same and...
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11 days ago  |  Discuss

Andre Iguodala not a fan of Sixth Man Award

    While Stephen Curry, Klay Thompson, and Draymond Green received much of the praise for the success of the Warriors last season, it was Andre Iguodala who walked away with the NBA Finals MVP Award. After starting every game he appeared in for the first 10 seasons of his career, Iguodala shifted to a bench role last year for Steve Kerr. Including the playoffs, Iguodala played...
Via Larry Brown Sports
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Small ball will be prevalent with Denver Nuggets this season

  The revolution of “small ball” in today’s NBA initially started picking up steam a few years ago and came to fruition when LeBron James, then of the Miami Heat, slid to the power forward spot, surrounded himself with shooters and changed the momentum of 2012 NBA Finals. Fast-forward three years and small ball has taken the league by storm. The Golden State Warriors shifted...
Via BSN Denver
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Draymond Green calls Kevin Durant the NBA’s most underrated trash talker

Warriors forward Draymond Green has often been known to run his mouth like a junkyard dog on caffeine. So when Green opens up about trash talk in the NBA, he probably knows what he’s talking about. In an appearance on ESPN Radio’s The Freddie Coleman Show on Thursday, the Michigan State product called Oklahoma City forward Kevin Durant one of the most underrated trash talkers...
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19 days ago  |  Discuss

Iguodala: Wearable technology helped Warriors win the championship

There are many reasons why the Golden State Warriors won the 2014-15 NBA championship.They had arguably the best roster in the league, endured one of the healthiest seasons for a champion ever, and discovered certain advantages -- Draymond Green at center, for example -- at key moments in the playoffs. And those are just the first three reasons that popped into my head.But another...
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19 days ago  |  Discuss

Draymond Green: Kevin Durant is one of the game's best trash-talkers

Draymond Green is the authority on trash-talking. The Golden State Warriors' human Swiss Army Knife is one of the game's premier trash-talkers -- he's unafraid to mix it up with everyone from Doc Rivers to the entire Cleveland Cavaliers franchise -- and people care about his opinion on who the game's other motormouths are.When appearing on ESPN radio's Freddie Coleman show, Green...
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19 days ago  |  Discuss

Green calls Durant an under-the-radar trash-talker

Golden State Warriors small forward Draymond Green has built a reputation for his trash-talking prowess, but he doled out some praise for Kevin Durant’s ability to fire back. In an appearance on the Freddie Coleman Show (h/t Anthony Slater, The Oklahoman), Green said Durant is an underrated trash-talker. “You know who I always thought (was a great trash-talker), but has...
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20 days ago  |  Discuss

Warriors offer Harrison Barnes $64M for four years

The Golden State Warriors have just offered small forward Harrison Barnes a four-year extension worth $64 million. Barnes was one of several players Golden State has worked to keep on board over the summer, including Draymond Green who was locked up in early July. Kyle Terada-USA TODAY Sports Barnes, who has two years remaining on his existing contract, will make $3.8 million...
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22 days ago  |  Discuss

Did Draymond Green bring a fake Larry O’Brien trophy to Michigan State for College Gameday?

Last Saturday, Golden State Warriors forward Draymond Green was the special guest picker on College Gameday at Michigan State. Green had on a Michigan State Letterman jacket and had the Larry O’Brien trophy with him as well. But now everyone is questioning Green about the trophy because teammate Festus Ezeli claims he had the original trophy at Vanderbilt for the weekend. So who...
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25 days ago  |  Discuss

How did Draymond Green and Festus Ezeli celebrate with the Larry O'Brien trophy at the same time?

The Golden State Warriors have been putting the Larry O'Brien trophy to work. Last week, the trophy was in Tokyo, Japan with Stephen Curry for his Under Armour Road Show tour, before making its way to Pullman, Wash., for Klay Thompson's celebration at his alma mater. This week, the trophy ended up in Lansing, Mich., at Michigan State with Draymond Green, who recently donated $3...
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28 days ago  |  Discuss

Why the Miami Heat Have One of the Most Versatile Rosters in the NBA

In the modern NBA, it’s no longer a luxury to have roster flexibility — it’s a necessity. Position play is slowly being phased out and in its favor is a more free-wheeling approach to the game. Versality is the name of the game. If last season was any indication, there is a new school of thought as it pertains to building successful NBA teams. Yes, superstars are still highly...
Via Heat Nation
September 12, 2015  |  Discuss

Draymond Green is 'fired up' that the Dubs aren't championship favorites

Golden State Warriors forward Draymond Green will look forward motivation any place he can find it, and right now he’s focusing on the fact that many experts are not picking the Warriors to repeat as champions."I'm definitely fired up," Green told USA Today Sports. "Obviously people are going to say what they're going to say. You know everyone says 'Oh, such and such was hurt ...
Via Fox Sports
September 11, 2015  |  Discuss

Photo: Draymond Green Brings The Larry O’Brien Trophy To East Lansing

It’s been a pretty eventful week for Michigan State alum Draymond Green. Thursday, it was announced that Green would be donating $3.1 million to the school – the largest donation in MSU history for a former athlete. Friday, it looks like Green is on campus with the Larry O’Brien Championship Trophy in hand to celebrate his NBA title with the Golden State Warriors with the school...
Via College Spun
September 11, 2015  |  Discuss

Draymond Green donates record $3.1 million to MSU

Former Michigan State Spartan and Golden State Warriors star Draymond Green loves his school and is clearly grateful for his time there. In fact, Green decided to show his appreciation by making a record donation to the university, to the tune of $3.1 million. News of Green’s donation was reported on Twitter by Joe Rexrode of the Detroit Free Press. Draymond giving $3.1 million...
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September 11, 2015  |  Discuss

Draymond Green Donates $3.1M To Michigan State

Draymond Green has donated $3.1 million to Michigan State athletics in support of the men's basketball program. Green recently signed a five-year, $82 million contract with the Golden State Warriors. “I was pretty heavy when I got here and not expected to be a pro or doing what I'm doing today,” Green said at a Breslin Center news conference with Izzo, MSU President Lou Anna...
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September 11, 2015  |  Discuss

Speights: Draymond Green is going to talk more trash next season

Golden State Warriors forward Draymond Green has a motormouth. There is a rarely a time you can catch a Green interaction -- on and off the court -- in which he isn't trash-talking an opponent. But after winning a championship and signing a monster extension with the Golden State Warriors, Green's trash-talking is going to go to another level, according to teammate Marreese Speights...
Via Fox Sports
August 31, 2015  |  Discuss

Hassan Whiteside, Draymond Green get into Twitter beef over small ball

The debate over the success of small ball just went to a whole other level.Fans and experts have been arguing over the polarizing issue for a few years, but now it has apparently seeped into NBA players' lexicon.Miami Heat center Hassan Whiteside ruffled some feathers on Tuesday when he tweeted that small ball only works against centers that can't score, specifically mentioning a...
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August 26, 2015  |  Discuss

Hassan Whiteside and Draymond Green Trade Jabs on Twitter

As with every long NBA offseason, the angst for players to get back on the court becomes more and more evident by the day. This time, Miami Heat rising star center Hassan Whiteside and forward Draymond Green of the defending champion Golden State Warriors took to Twitter to go after each other. The reason? Just another chapter in a league-wide debate over small-ball, which continued...
Via Heat Nation
August 26, 2015  |  Discuss
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