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Stephen Curry takes over OT as Warriors top Pelicans for 16th straight win

  Stephen Curry scored eight of his 34 points in overtime, and the Golden State Warriors won their 16th straight, 128-122 over the New Orleans Pelicans on Sunday night. Klay Thompson added 29 points for the Warriors, whose franchise-long winning streak includes a club-record 10 straight road victories. Tyreke Evans scored 34 points for the Pelicans, but fouled out with three minutes...
Via AP on Fox
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Golden State Warriors flush toilet bowl arena, unveil new design

            NBA.com The Golden State Warriors have changed their designs for their new arena after the original concept resembled a giant toilet bowl. “We believe this plan is a perfect fit for Mission Bay, for San Francisco, and for the entire region,” said Joe Lacob, Co-Executive Chairman and CEO of the Warriors. “Our...
Via Sports-Glory
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Warriors' Curry, Thompson were nearly Timberwolves

MINNEAPOLIS -- As assistant coach Luke Walton edged Warriors guard Stephen Curry in an impromptu 3-point contest after the team's morning shootaround, most of the club's players sat in the Target Center stands underneath the basket and cheered, jeered and laughed. "We're not going to talk about that," Curry, the NBA's leader in 3s made every year since 2011, told reporters with a...
Via Fox Sports North
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Kerr: Not Trading Klay Thompson For Love Has 'Worked Out'

The Golden State Warriors play the Minnesota Timberwolves on Monday for the first time since their trade talks in the offseason regarding Kevin Love for Klay Thompson. "Ultimately, here we are, and this is what we wanted," Steve Kerr said of Thompson, who rather than being traded was signed to a contract extension through the 2018-19 season. "This is what we decided on, and it's...
Via RealGM
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Warriors beat Bulls for franchise-record 12th straight win

CHICAGO -- Draymond Green scored a career-high 31 points and the Golden State Warriors beat the Chicago Bulls 112-102 on Saturday night to set a franchise record with their 12th straight victory. Klay Thompson added 24 points for the Warriors, who extended their league-best record to 17-2. Jimmy Butler led the Bulls with 24 points. Pau Gasol added 22 points and 20 rebounds. The...
Via AP on Fox
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Important Things to Know About Klay Thompson Before Saturday’s Warriors-Bulls Showdown

  BEST – The red-hot Golden State Warriors head to the United Center to take on the Bulls on Saturday in a highly anticipated showdown between two of the better teams in their respective conferences. While Steph Curry gets most of the hype and is an absolute assassin from long range, Klay Thompson is the second half of the Splash Brothers duo….the Luigi to Curry’s Mario you...
Via Sports Mockery
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Stephen Curry goes behind the back twice to set up Klay Thompson for three

The Golden State Warriors were up by eleventy billion points against the New Orleans Pelicans on Thursday night when Stephen Curry decided to put the icing on a very delicious cake near the end of the game. Curry goes behind the back twice to set up Splash Brother Klay Thompson for the wing three: The babyface assassin that is Curry didn’t show any mercy. Up by 22? No problem...
Via That NBA Lottery Pick
15 days ago  |  Discuss

It’s Pretty! Steph Curry with the dish to Klay Thompson

Golden State Warriors guard Stephen Curry should be on your early list for MVP. Steph is shooting 56% on regular shots and 41% from the 3 point line this season. The Warriors are off to a 16-2 start, with Steph’s offense leading the way. Plus dishing pretty assists like this one to Klay Thompson against the Pelicans.     Plus, he and his wife were ON with their take...
Via Jocks and Stiletto Jill
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Steve Kerr inherited a lot, but already has improved Warriors

It is easy to look at the Warriors roster and just say “Splash Brothers.” The duo single handedly saved Golden State from a poor effort Tuesday when Curry drained three 3-pointers including the game-winner against the Magic. That is the, ahem, magic this duo can provide. They are never out of the game so long as Curry or Klay Thompson can get up a shot. That is not what is...
Via Crossover Chronicles
16 days ago  |  Discuss

NBA Dribbles: Warriors want to have fun, and it shows

News, notes and random dribbles from around the NBA: 1. If you think the NBA is all business, you should take a look at the Golden State Warriors. Not only are they winning and winning a lot, they just look like they're having tons of fun. And behind the breathtaking backcourt of Stephen Curry and Klay Thompson, they're definitely tons of fun to watch. 2. Curry is averaging 23.7...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
16 days ago  |  Discuss

NBA Week 4 in Review: Small Sample Size Theater Is Winding Down

As we move further and further into the season, the odd kinks at the beginning of the season start to solidify and the patterns are emerging. For some fans, like in Portland and Toronto, this is encouraging, but for others in Cleveland or Charlotte this is distressing. Yet, as everyone has said repeatedly in November, the sample sizes are too small and we should still be a bit cautious...
Via Analytics Game
25 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Lakers could have had Klay Thompson in 2010

Klay Thompson would have entered the 2010 NBA Draft out of Washington State had the Los Angeles Lakers guaranteed they would take him in the first round. Thompson returned to school for his junior season and became the 11th overall pick by the Golden State Warriors in the 2011 NBA Draft. The Lakers had already traded their first round pick in the 2010 NBA Draft, though they did...
Via RealGM
November 17, 2014  |  Discuss

NCB Instagram Girl of the Week (Week of 11.17)

Name:   Hannah Stocking Instagram:   @hannahstocking Who is she?  Former collegiate volleyball player and girlfriend to NBA star Klay Thompson of the Golden State Warriors _______________________________________________________________ No visits yet The post NCB Instagram Girl of the Week (Week of 11.17) appeared first on No Coast Bias.
Via No Coast Bias
November 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Thompson, Curry lead Warriors to lopsided win over Hornets

  Klay Thompson scored 21 points, Stephen Curry added 19 points and nine assists, and the Golden State Warriors beat the Charlotte Hornets 112-87 on Saturday night to extend their best start in 20 years. Andrew Bogut had 13 points and nine rebounds, Harrison Barnes scored 17 points and Marreese Speights had 13 off the bench to help Golden State to its second straight win following...
Via AP on Fox
November 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Hornets taken down by Warriors

OAKLAND, Calif. -- Klay Thompson scored 21 points, Stephen Curry added 19 points and nine assists, and the Golden State Warriors beat the Charlotte Hornets 112-87 on Saturday night to extend their best start in 20 years. Andrew Bogut had 13 points and nine rebounds, Harrison Barnes scored 17 points and Marreese Speights had 13 off the bench to help Golden State to its second straight...
Via AP on Fox
November 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Thompson, Curry lead Warriors past Hornets, 112-87

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) Klay Thompson scored 21 points, Stephen Curry added 19 points and nine assists, and the Golden State Warriors beat the Charlotte Hornets 112-87 on Saturday night to extend their best start in 20 years. Andrew Bogut had 13 points and nine rebounds, Harrison Barnes scored 17 points and Marreese Speights had 13 off the bench to help Golden State to its second straight...
Via AP on Fox
November 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Hornets taken down by Warriors

OAKLAND, Calif. -- Klay Thompson scored 21 points, Stephen Curry added 19 points and nine assists, and the Golden State Warriors beat the Charlotte Hornets 112-87 on Saturday night to extend their best start in 20 years. Andrew Bogut had 13 points and nine rebounds, Harrison Barnes scored 17 points and Marreese Speights had 13 off the bench to help Golden State to its second straight...
Via Fox Sports Carolinas
November 16, 2014  |  Discuss

What’s in a Coach, Anyway?

A quick look over at Basketball Reference’s league leaders page generally provides a good summary of how the league’s talent stacks up against themselves, even after two weeks of play. It doesn’t take extreme mathematics to understand that the Cavaliers will struggle, the Lakers will struggle hard, and Klay Thompson deserved every last dollar of his contract extension. Maybe...
Via The Sports Post
November 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Klay Thompson: Half of "The Splash"

Klay Thompson makes one half of "The Splash Brothers" in Oakland. Thompson and teammate Steph Curry have been deemed the best backcourt in the league by most. Former Golden State Warriors coach Mark Jackson took it one step further and labeled them the “greatest shooting backcourt in the history of the game.” Curry has definitely made an impression on the league and is considered...
Via Holdout Sports
November 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Warriors Injury Update: Klay Thompson 100% certain he'll be back Tuesday

The Golden State Warriors dropped their first game of the season on Friday to the Phoenix Suns by the score of 107-95. At 5-1, the Warriors are half a game ahead of the Sacramento Kings in the Pacific Division. Stephen Curry lead the Warriors with 28 points and 10 assists in the losing effort. The Warriors were without guard Klay Thompson, who is certain he'll return Tuesday against...
Via NBA Injury News
November 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Klay Thompson Misses First Game Of Career

Klay Thompson did not play in the Golden State Warriors' 107-95 loss at the Phoenix Suns on Sunday due to a sprained right hand. X-rays were negative on the hand, and Thompson said he was sure he would play in the team's next game against the San Antonio Spurs. The game was the first in which Thompson has missed in his four-year career.
Via RealGM
November 10, 2014  |  Discuss

With Klay Thompson sidelined, Warriors fall to Suns

  Isaiah Thomas scored 15 of his 22 points in the fourth quarter to lead the Phoenix Suns to a come-from-behind 107-95 victory Sunday over the Golden State Warriors, leaving the NBA with no unbeaten teams. Fellow reserve Gerald Green added 16 of his 19 points in the final quarter, when the Suns surged ahead after trailing by eight through three. Stephen Curry scored 28 points but...
Via AP on Fox
November 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Warriors' Klay Thompson misses game with sprained right hand

  Golden State guard Klay Thompson will not play in the Warriors' game against Phoenix on Sunday because of a sprained right hand. Thompson is averaging 23.8 points and shooting 40.6 percent from 3-point range for the Warriors, who came in as the NBA's lone unbeaten team. Leandro Barbosa is expected to start in place of Thompson against his former team. 
Via AP on Fox
November 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Golden State Warriors: Legit title threat?

The first week of the NBA season has had an interesting start with teams like the Cleveland Cavaliers as expected, struggling with chemistry, the Oklahoma City Thunder dealing with injuries to superstars and the San Antonio Spurs struggling at 2-2. As predicted, the Western Conference is again a jugernaut with teams like the Houston Rockets at 6-0, the Sacramento Kings at 4-1 and...
Via isportsweb.com
November 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Report: Klay Thompson’s new deal is not a max contract

The Golden State Warriors signed guard Klay Thompson to a what we thought was a max contract a few days go. After a lot of talk from both sides, Thompson deal is supposed to be in the $70 million range over a four-year span. That sounds like a max contract but apparently the Warriors might have pulled one over on Thompson. According to Zach Lowe of Grantland, Thompson did not get...
Via No Guts, No Glory
November 06, 2014  |  Discuss
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