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Golden State Warriors Advance to their First NBA Finals since 1975

May 27, 2015; Oakland, CA, USA; Golden State Warriors players celebrate with the western conference championship trophy after defeating the Houston Rockets in game five of the Western Conference Finals of the NBA Playoffs at Oracle Arena. Mandatory Credit: Kelley L Cox-USA TODAY Sports What a season it has been for the Golden State Warriors. First, they fire head coach Marc Jackson...
Via The Sports Journal
5 hours ago  |  Discuss

Warriors Oust Rockets, Clinch First NBA Finals Appearance Since 1975

OAKLAND, Calif. — After a generation of wishing and waiting, the Golden State Warriors have finally arrived on basketball’s biggest stage again. Stephen Curry had 26 points and eight rebounds, Harrison Barnes added 24 points and the Warriors advanced to the NBA Finals for the first time in 40 years with a 104-90 victory over the Houston Rockets on Wednesday...
Via NESN.com
17 hours ago  |  Discuss

Golden State Warriors Advance To NBA Finals Behind Unlikely Heroes

The wait is now over. After 40 years, the Golden State Warriors are heading back to the NBA Finals. Stephen Curry led all players with 25 points as Golden State defeated the Houston Rockets 104-90 to take Game 5 and clinch the series four games to one. It wasn’t a pretty game by any stretch of the imagination but the Warriors and their fans don’t care. Golden State will now take...
Via BaySportsNet
18 hours ago  |  Discuss

Warriors eliminate Rockets, end 40-year NBA Finals drought

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) Stephen Curry had 26 points and eight rebounds, Harrison Barnes added 24 points and the Golden State Warriors advanced to the NBA Finals for the first time in 40 years with a 104-90 victory over the Houston Rockets on Wednesday night. After decades of wishing and waiting for this moment, the Warriors have finally arrived. They shook off a slow start and sweated...
Via AP on Fox
18 hours ago  |  Discuss

Warriors top Rockets to reach NBA Finals; Harden sets turnover record

  The Golden State Warriors reached the NBA Finals for the first time since 1975 by closing out the Western Conference finals Wednesday night with a 104-90 victory over the Houston Rockets in Game 5. The Rockets managed to extend the series with a home victory in Game 4, but they were unable to overcome James Harden's NBA playoff-record 13 turnovers in Game 5. Stephen Curry led...
Via AP on Fox
19 hours ago  |  Discuss

Harrison Barnes soars for one-handed dunk in Game 5 against Rockets

While Stephen Curry and Klay Thompson get most of the fanfare for the Warriors, let us not forget that Harrison Barnes is a pretty good player himself. In the fourth quarter of tonight’s game five of the Eastern Conference Finals against the Houston Rockets, Barnes had a memorable dunk. Check out this impressive drive with a high-flying one-handed slam to finish it: *** Barnes...
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19 hours ago  |  Discuss

Auxiliary Players Must Step Up For Golden State In Game Five

The Golden State Warriors accomplished their goal in Houston by gaining a split, but there is concern about their performance in Game 4. With a chance to bury the Rockets, the Warriors were flat and lethargic as Houston blitzed Golden State to the tune of 45 points in the first quarter. As the series shifts back to Oakland for Game 5 tomorrow night, it’s time for the role players...
Via BaySportsNet
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Harrison Barnes Works On a Retail Sales Back Up Plan

A high percentage of NBA athletes go broke within five years of retiring and that’s terrifying. So Golden State Warriors forward and multimillionaire Harrison Barnes has a backup plan to become a retail salesman and that’s hilarious. The Backup Plan with Harrison Barnes from Funny Or Die The post Harrison Barnes Works On a Retail Sales Back Up Plan appeared first on Hooped Up.
Via Hooped Up
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Golden State Warriors: Finals bound?

The Golden State Warriors finally put everything together in game 3 of the Western Conference Finals. With the 35-point victory they are now one game away from the NBA Finals. Is a sweep inevitable or will Houston battle back? Before this series started I picked the Warriors to win in 5 games. Maybe I gave Houston too much credit. The Warriors finally put it all together in game...
Via isportsweb.com
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Jerry West is taking Harrison Barnes under his wing

Golden State Warriors forward Harrison Barnes entered the league with high expectations. Although he's steadily improved, he hasn't become the instant star that he was projected to be as the top high school player in the nation.That hasn't deterred Barnes from continuing to work on his game, or to look for help from those who have been stars in the league long before him.This offseason...
Via Fox Sports
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Golden State’s Versatility On Full Display In Game One

The Golden State Warriors were a team out of sync. After the first 19 minutes of the opening game of the Western Conference Finals, the Warriors found themselves trailing the visiting Houston Rockets 49-33. Oracle Arena was stunned. Then, head coach Steve Kerr decided to flip the game on its head. Kerr went to a small lineup, one where Harrison Barnes was the tallest listed player...
Via BaySportsNet
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Memphis Series Was Harrison Barnes’ Coming-Out Party

The Golden State Warriors will go as far as Steph Curry will carry them. That is inarguable. That being said and agreed to, how far that will be depends rather dramatically on how well his teammates play. If you don’t believe me, sit down for a chat with Curry’s predecessor, Rick Barry. The star of the 1970s Warriors was incredibly skilled, and able to win games all by himself...
Via Crossover Chronicles
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Memphis Series Was Harrison Barnes’ Coming-Out Party

The Golden State Warriors will go as far as Steph Curry will carry them. That is inarguable. That being said and agreed to, how far that will be depends rather dramatically on how well his teammates play. If you don’t believe me, sit down for a chat with Curry’s predecessor, Rick Barry. The star of the 1970s Warriors was incredibly skilled, and able to win games all by himself...
Via Bloguin Best
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Warriors, not Cavaliers, favorites to win NBA championship

Kyle Terada-USA TODAY Sports The Golden State Warriors are the odds-on favorites to win the 2015 NBA championship. Heading into the conference finals, the Warriors are 4-7 favorites to win the championship, according to Bovada. The Cleveland Cavaliers are next at 13-5, followed by the Atlanta Hawks at 9-1, and the Houston Rockets at 10-1. Golden State and the Rockets...
Via Sports-Glory
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Harrison Barnes Does Cringe-Inducing Split, Somehow Is Not Dead (Video)

If you’ve ever had any sort of groin injury in your life, we suggest you look away. Things were going just fine for Harrison Barnes and the Golden State Warriors in Game 5 of their Western Conference playoff series against the Memphis Grizzlies. That is, until the Grizzlies’ Courtney Lee put the moves on Barnes and almost tore the poor guy’s body in half. This embed...
Via NESN.com
14 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Harrison Barnes Does the Splits After Getting Crossed Up By Courtney Lee

The Golden State Warriors would love to take a 3-2 series lead over the Memphis Grizzlies with a win in Wednesday night's game. Of course to do that everyone has to bring their "A" game. That means everyone better be prepared to go above and beyond the call of duty to make the play.So if that means doing the splits like Harrison Barnes after getting crossed up by Courtney Lee than...
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14 days ago  |  Discuss

Stephen Curry wins NBA MVP over James Harden, LeBron James

Kyle Terada-USA TODAY Sports The Golden State Warriors point guard Stephen Curry has won the 2014-15 Kia NBA Most Valuable Player Award, the NBA announced today. The 6-3 guard becomes the second Warriors player to win the award, joining Wilt Chamberlain. Curry totaled 1,198 points, including 100 of 130 first-place votes, from a panel of 129 sportswriters and broadcasters. ...
Via Sports-Glory
24 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Stephen Curry to be named NBA MVP

Derick E Hingle-USA TODAY Sports Golden State Warriors guard Stephen Curry will be named NBA MVP this week, reports Monte Poole of csnbayarea.com. Marc Spears of Yahoo Sports was able to confirm the report. Warriors guard Stephen Curry will be named the NBA’s Most Valuable Player, a source told Yahoo. Story was first reported by @MontePooleCSN. — Marc J. Spears (@SpearsNBAYahoo...
Via Sports-Glory
24 days ago  |  Discuss

Stephen Curry finds Harrison Barnes with no-look pass against Pelicans

There are few players in basketball like Golden State Warriors star Stephen Curry and during tonight’s game four against the New Orleans Pelicans, he showed off his passing fancy. In the third quarter of play, Curry was defended well by the Pelicans but watch as he delivers the no-look assist to Harrison Barnes for the easy basket: Incredible pass from Steph! *** Curry no-look...
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April 25, 2015  |  Discuss

Flop of the night: Warriors’ Barnes

And the envelope please. Oh my! Wow! And the award for the best flop of the night in the NBA goes to… Warriors’ Harrison Barnes. (crowd applause) Barnes, whose flop on Pelicans’ Anthony Davis, pulled off the ac in classic fashion with whipping head, falling to the court as if hit by a punch from Superman and topped it by duping the ref to make the calls. Congratulations Barnes...
Via Crossover Chronicles
April 24, 2015  |  Discuss

Flop of the night: Warriors’ Barnes

And the envelope please. Oh my! Wow! And the award for the best flop of the night in the NBA goes to… Warriors’ Harrison Barnes. (crowd applause) Barnes, whose flop on Pelicans’ Anthony Davis, pulled off the ac in classic fashion with whipping head, falling to the court as if hit by a punch from Superman and topped it by duping the ref to make the calls. Congratulations Barnes...
Via Bloguin Best
April 24, 2015  |  Discuss

Harrison Barnes flies out of nowhere with ferocious putback dunk

The Golden State Warriors are trying to have a comeback for the ages. Stephen Curry puts up a three and misses… …but Harrison Barnes jumps out of the sky for this dunk: My gosh. FALCON PUNCH. *** Harrison Barnes pic from Getty Images.
Via That NBA Lottery Pick
April 24, 2015  |  Discuss

Well-rounded Warriors only concerned with winning

Kyle Terada-USA TODAY Sports Past the obvious advantages, earning one of the two top-seeds in the NBA playoffs is an accomplishment that usually sets expectations somewhere near ridiculous and paints a target squarely on the back of the conference’s top-team. But for the Golden State Warriors, who are currently at the forefront of a significant power-shift within the Western...
Via Sports-Glory
April 23, 2015  |  Discuss

Stephen Curry incredible flip assist to Harrison Barnes against Timberwolves

As you probably know by now, Golden State Warriors guard Stephen Curry is having an MVP-type season and during tonight’s game against the Minnesota Timberwolves, he showed off his passing ability. In the first half of play, Curry drove down the lane and was able to use a simple flip assist to find teammate Harrison Barnes open for a three-pointer: Yep, Stephen Curry is amazing...
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April 11, 2015  |  Discuss

WATCH: Crazy End to Warriors Win over the Suns

Now at 62-13, it’s probably time to talk about the Golden State Warriors regular season from a historical lens. Winners of 11 in a row and playing out the string before heading into the Western Conference playoffs with home-court advantage, Steve Kerr’s squad still isn’t take its foot off the gas. While Golden State was outplayed by a struggling Phoenix Suns team on Thursday...
Via Sportsnaut
April 03, 2015  |  Discuss
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