Will the Golden State Warriors Win the Western Conference Again?

Golden State Warriors players Stephen Curry (C-R) and Klay Thompson (C-L) along with other members of the team pose with the NBA Finals trophy after beating the Cleveland Cavaliers in Game Six of the NBA Finals at Quicken Loans Arena in Cleveland, Ohio, USA, 16 June 2015. (Mandatory Credit: EPA/LARRY W. SMITH) The Golden State Warriors are coming off one of the most impressive seasons...
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1 day ago  |  Discuss

Are the Magic the next Warriors?

The Warriors took a few years to build a team that eventually win 67 games and won the NBA Finals. The Magic are at least trying to do the same thing, but will they be successful in doing it? Anthony Balladares implies they have a shot. From his piece at ISportsWeb:Unfortunately Orlando doesn't have Stephen Curry or Klay Thompson or Draymond Green. Also, it unfortunately has no...
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5 days ago  |  Discuss

Golden State Warriors Top Ten best plays from 2014-15 season

After winning their first championship since 1975, the Golden State Warriors have become one of the greatest teams to ever play the sport of basketball. Led by Stephen Curry and Klay Thompson, the Warriors have an opportunity to be the first team to repeat as champions since the Los Angeles Lakers did five years ago. Check out some of team’s best plays from the past season in the...
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Golden State Warriors announce Leandro Barbosa's 1-year deal

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) The deal struck last week between the Golden State Warriors and veteran guard Leandro Barbosa is complete. The Warriors announced Barbosa's signing Monday. The contract is worth about $2.5 million. The 32-year-old combo guard is one of coach Steve Kerr's favorites from their time together in Phoenix, where Kerr was the general manager. The Brazilian-born Barbosa...
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19 days ago  |  Discuss

The Golden State Warriors Keep Core Group Together, What’s Next?

CLEVELAND, OH – JUNE 16: The Golden State Warriors celebrate winning the 2015 NBA Championship in Game Six of the 2015 NBA Finals against the Cleveland Cavaliers at The Quicken Loans Arena on June 16, 2015 in Cleveland, Ohio. (Mandatory Credit: ESPN/ Getty Images) Not even a month has past by since the Golden State Warriors captured their fourth franchise title and talks about...
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24 days ago  |  Discuss

Golden State Warriors ‘2015 Champs’ Illustration

Designer Caroline Blanchet from France salutes the 2015 NBA Champion Golden State Warriors. With piece featuring Stephen Curry, Klay Thompson, Andre Iguodala, Draymond Green, Harrison Barnes and head coach Steve Kerr. The post Golden State Warriors ‘2015 Champs’ Illustration appeared first on Hooped Up.
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25 days ago  |  Discuss

Golden State Warriors: No time to rest

The Golden State Warriors are NBA Champions. However, they are far from perfect. Great teams can always upgrade; this is exactly what the Warriors should be looking to do. They helped themselves out on draft night by stealing UCLA’s Kevon Looney at 30th overall. Even though he won’t be an impact player right away, within 3 years he will be looked at as one of the steals of the...
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June 28, 2015  |  Discuss

WATCH: Klay Thompson Enjoying Post-Championship Life in Style

Golden State Warriors guard Klay Thompson may have struggled through a substandard NBA Finals performance, but he’s not letting that stop him from partying it up after his team earned the title last week. Hanging out in Las Vegas, Thompson was seen drinking with a few lovely ladies poolside. He was also seen with some other ladies twerking on him in Vegas: Courtesy of TMZ Thompson...
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June 22, 2015  |  Discuss

Golden State Warriors: Klay Thompson- A Lack Of Respect

(Source: Ezra Shaw/Getty Images North America) By Eldrin Masangkay: Staff Writer at Hoopstuff… The spotlight was large when the clock hit zero last Wednesday. It encompassed a team that shared the ball and worked together both on and off the court. As time progressed however, this spotlight thinned. Soon only two people were mentioned time and time again by the media or on Twitter...
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June 21, 2015  |  Discuss

Three Important Takeaways From Game 6

The Golden State Warriors closed out The Finals on Tuesday with a 105-97 win over the Cleveland Cavaliers in Game 6. 1. Replication of Game 4 Losing Kevin Love and Kyrie Irving to injuries resulted in the Cavaliers discovering a new identity as a power team. Playing that style worked to frustrate the Warriors in the first three games, but ultimately was ineffective against Golden...
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June 17, 2015  |  Discuss

Klay Thompson calls Stephen Curry the ‘best player in the world’ (Video)

Klay Thompson paid Stephen Curry a major compliment after the Golden State Warriors won the NBA championship on Tuesday night, and he may have taken a not-so-subtle jab at LeBron James in the process. While sitting next to Curry and speaking to reporters, Thompson labeled his teammate the “best player in the world.” “It feels...Read More
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June 17, 2015  |  Discuss

Report: Jerry West threatened to leave the Warriors if they traded Klay Thompson for Kevin Love

NBA legend Jerry West know a little bit about evaluating elite talent. West, who is part owner of the Golden State Warriors also serves as a consultant for the team as well. West’s knowledge was put to the test last summer when the Warriors were trying to acquired Kevin Love, who was in Minnesota. Timberwolves president Flip Saunders wouldn’t accept the trade unless Klay Thompson...
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June 17, 2015  |  Discuss

Have a Good Night, Everybody: Warriors-Cavaliers, Game 6, Behind the Box Score

Golden State Warriors 105Cleveland Cavaliers 97Box ScoreWarriors win NBA Finals, 4-2 In the hours before Game 6 at Quicken Loans Arena, it started to set in. It was already there, but as the sun set and tipoff drew nearer, it became more pronounced. The tingles in the fingers. The restlessness in the legs. The beat, beat, beat of an anxious heart. The building energy that needed...
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June 17, 2015  |  Discuss

Cavalier Film Room: Riffing Off LeBron and Narrow Margins

Prepare yourselves, Cavs fans. Game 6 is going to be an absolute brawl to scratch and claw the Cavaliers to a Friday night date with a Game 7 in Oakland. Despite all of the gloom and doom, someone was going to be leading this series 3-2 after five games in all likelihood. Despite the uncharacteristic nature of those outcomes against home court advantage, it makes sense that team...
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June 16, 2015  |  Discuss

Three important takeaways from Game 5 of the NBA Finals

The Golden State Warriors defeated the Cleveland Cavaliers by a final score of 104-91 in Game 5 to take a 3-2 series lead. 1. Small Ball Losing by 21 points in Game 4 meant it was David Blatt's turn to adjust. He responded to the blowout loss in pretty much the same way that his counterpart, Steve Kerr, did after the Warriors fell down 2-1. That is, Blatt decided to dramatically...
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June 15, 2015  |  Discuss

NBA Lottery Picks Who Should be Role Players

​ Whether the Cleveland Cavaliers or the Golden State Warriors end up winning the NBA Finals, either team will have done so with the help of lottery picks. And I don’t just mean help from superstars Stephen Curry (seventh overall) or LeBron James (first overall). Both the Warriors and Cavaliers have other high lottery picks on their rosters who—despite not being franchise...
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June 15, 2015  |  Discuss

Long-misunderstood Iguodala is Warriors key to Finals so far

  Andre Iguodala’s biggest flaw has always been that he says what he means.   Candor is frowned upon in tough, cold Northeastern cities, where we like our professional athletes gritty, reliable and, most of all, boring. It’s why the “Patriot Way” is revered in New England, say-nothing Derek Jeter was deified in New York and Iguodala was never a good fit in...
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June 12, 2015  |  Discuss

Klay Thompson’s dad takes shots at Matthew Dellavedova

Mychal Thompson is laughing in the face of those who think Matthew Dellavedova can stop Stephen Curry. In fact, he thinks the Golden State Warriors’ struggles in the NBA Finals are due to their players having off nights rather than the Cavaliers’ defense. “Dellavedova, he couldn’t stop Steph if Steph was asleep,” Thompson, the father...Read More
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June 11, 2015  |  Discuss

Mychal Thompson on Dellavedova: 'It’s a joke to think he can stop Curry'

Mychal Thompson may have played 13 seasons in the NBA. We may be able to hear him talk about the game of basketball on the radio in Southern California throughout the year. However, the former NBA star is surely showing that reality doesn’t have much of a place when it comes to analyzing a series that his son, Klay, is playing in. Appearing on ESPN Radio on Thursday, the two...
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June 11, 2015  |  Discuss

Cavalier Film Room: Dehydrating Defense

The Cavaliers have held the Golden State Warriors to less than 60 points in the first three quarters over the last two games. In order to do that to Golden State’s offensive arsenal, the Cavs have given an unprecedented defensive effort. From going over the top in pick and roll situations to dissuade the Warriors’ shooters to chasing them off the arc and protecting the rim...
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June 11, 2015  |  Discuss

Curry, Thompson put spotlight on second generation stars

Kyle Terada-USA TODAY SportsThese days, basketball fans are met with images and stories related to the Golden State Warriors’ dynamic-duo of Steph Curry and Klay Thompson at every turn of their daily search for relevant and enticing NBA content. Both All-Stars and irreplaceable parts of Golden State’s playoff machine, both key figures within the league’s newest generation of...
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June 11, 2015  |  Discuss

Three Important Takeaways From Game 3

The Cleveland Cavaliers took a 2-1 series lead with their 96-91 win over the Golden State Warriors in Game 3. 1.) Dellavedova Does It Again Golden State made it clear from the outset of the series that their defensive strategy would involve guarding LeBron James with one defender for as long as possible. They understood that utilizing such a strategy might enable James to score...
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June 10, 2015  |  Discuss

Klay Thompson: “If we get our offense back, which we will, we’re gonna win this series.”

The Cleveland Cavaliers defeated the Golden State Warriors 96-91 Tuesday night at Quicken Loans Arena to take a 2-1 series lead in the 2015 NBA Finals. LeBron James scored 40 and Matthew Dellavedova1 scored 20 for the Cavs, while Stephen Curry paced Golden State with 27, including 7-of-13 three-pointers. Klay Thompson scored 14 points in 39 minutes on 6-of-16 shooting, but he...
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June 10, 2015  |  Discuss

Klay Thompson: ‘We’re going to win this series’

After a loss in Game 3 of the NBA Finals Tuesday night, the Golden State Warriors have their backs against the wall heading into what is essentially a must-win Game 4 in Cleveland. Klay Thompson does not seem overly concerned. The biggest story over the past two games has been the NBA’s best shooting team...Read More
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June 10, 2015  |  Discuss

Stephen Curry, Klay Thompson Understand Mandate To Get Right Or Suffer Finals Upset

CLEVELAND - Before Klay Thompson could grasp a box score inside Quicken Loans Arena, there was Stephen Curry pouring in jumpers and prolonging an inevitable outcome. Thompson dropped, lifted his head and shook it. Too little, too late. The partnership between the Golden State Warriors' backcourt guards has long been competitive, something of a selfish desire within each to perform...
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June 10, 2015  |  Discuss
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