Warriors News: Marresse Speights Option & Free Agency Rumours

Monday the Warriors announced they will be exercising their $3.8 million club option on Marresse Speights’ contract for the 2015-16 season. Marcus Thompson from the Bay Area News Group reported: Warriors picking up the option for Marreese Speights' … $3.8 million was too much of a bargain to pass up — Marcus Thompson (@ThompsonScribe) June 29, 2015 A bargain it is when you...
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5 days ago  |  Discuss

Warriors Exercise $3.8M Option On Marreese Speights

The Golden State Warriors have exercised their $3.8 million team option on the contract of Marreese Speights for the 15-16 season. Speights played minutes at both power forward and center this past season. Speights averaged 10.4 points per game in 76 regular season appearances.
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6 days ago  |  Discuss

Warriors exercise Speights' contract option for next season

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) The Golden State Warriors have exercised their $3.8 million team option on reserve big man Marreese Speights for next season. The announcement Monday brings back a key member of the NBA champions' second unit. Speights averaged a career-high 10.4 points along with 4.3 rebounds in 15.9 minutes per game during the regular season. He averaged 3.7 points in just...
Via AP on Fox
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Warriors GM: ‘I think we’re inclined’ to bring Marresse Speights back

The NBA season has come and gone. The Golden State Warriors are the world champions. The NBA draft has come and gone. The Warriors selected Kevin Looney out of UCLA with their first pick, 30th overall. Now, free agency begins. We pretty much knew before, but received our answer while the Warriors were on the plane ride back from Cleveland that Golden State would be working with the...
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8 days ago  |  Discuss

Warriors GM Myers: 'I think we're inclined' to bring Marreese Speights back

While the Golden State Warriors surprised the basketball world by winning an NBA Championship for the first time in 40 years, perhaps no member of the team outperformed expectations more than reserve big man Marreese Speights.Speights averaged 10.4 points per game in just 15.9 minutes a night, and came to be known as "Mo Buckets" for his scoring contributions. Speights has a team...
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9 days ago  |  Discuss

Florida Basketball: A Gator will win the NBA Championship Trophy

The 2015 NBA Finals has been the most-watched NBA championship series ever for ABC. People are glued to their screens around the nation and around the world for what’s been an enticing and thrilling series thus far. Whether the self-declared best player in the world LeBron James and the Cleveland Cavaliers or the talented shooter Steph Curry and the Golden State Warriors come out...
19 days ago  |  Discuss

Livingston’s rebounding could be a game-changer for Warriors

Golden State was let down mightily by its role players in the first three games of the NBA Finals. Harrison Barnes lost his shot, Draymond Green lost his confidence, and Marreese Speights even lost his dignity. With Cleveland successfully managing the might of the Splash Brothers, the drop-off from the Dubs’ typically-stupendous supporting cast was magnified as they went down 2...
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22 days ago  |  Discuss

Why was Timofey Mozgov on the bench in the second half?

It is amazing how a win can overshadow the use of a highly questionable strategy. Such was the case in Game 2 of the NBA Finals on Sunday night in Oakland. A bounce of the ball in a different direction, a made uncontested dunk by Golden State Warrior reserve Marreese Speights, or LeBron James not continuing to have an all-time type of a game, are all things that could have made...
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27 days ago  |  Discuss

Video: Marreese Speights blows wide open dunk to end the 3rd quarter

The Golden State Warriors and Cleveland Cavaliers have put on a great show in the NBA Finals. Both games have went into overtime and now the series is tied at 1-1. One thing that it very clear about this series is that both teams are fighting hard so every possession is magnified. An example of that is what happened to Warriors’ forward Marreese Speights. The big man had a chance...
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27 days ago  |  Discuss

Marreese Speights hilariously blows wide-open dunk

There are times in life where we make mistakes and when the moments are big, they tend to be a little bit more magnified than usual. With time running down in the third quarter of game two of the 2015 NBA Finals, Golden State Warriors Marreese Speights appeared to have an easy slam dunk. Sadly for Mo Speights, he was unable to complete it: *** Speights Missed Dunk [SB Nation...
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28 days ago  |  Discuss

Three Important Takeaways From Game 1

The Golden State Warriors came from behind to beat the Cleveland Cavaliers in Game 1 in overtime. Here are three important takeaways from Game 1: 1.) LeBron's Individual Scoring One reason that LeBron James is such a gifted player is that he is able to expertly maintain a balance between his overpowering inside scoring and his sensational playmaking ability. When playing in Miami...
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29 days ago  |  Discuss

End of the Road: Cavaliers-Warriors NBA Finals Preview

The Cleveland Cavaliers captured the Eastern Conference crown in 2015. This means two very important things: 1) I get to buy a new t-shirt celebrating a Cleveland sports accomplishment, and 2) the club will play in the NBA Finals starting Thursday night. Their opponent, the Golden State Warriors, won 67 regular season games, the Pacific Division, and the Western Conference. Both...
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June 03, 2015  |  Discuss

Report: Steve Kerr Expects Marreese Speights to Play in Game 1 of NBA Finals

The Golden State Warriors starting lineup, headlined by All-Stars Stephen Curry and Klay Thompson, is the biggest reason Steve Kerr’s team has reached the NBA Finals. But the squad wouldn’t be complete without a tremendous reserve unit, and the second-stringers have played without a key piece for a strong portion of the postseason. Marreese Speights, a 6-foot-10 center capable...
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June 02, 2015  |  Discuss

Marreese Speights won't play in Game 1 of the Western Conference Finals

The Golden State Warriors are headed to the Western Conference Finals to meet the Houston Rockets, but like the Rockets, they'll be a little shorthanded. Backup big man Marreese Speights is still sidelined with a right calf injury and hasn't received an official update on his timetable to return. Speights last appeared in Game 3 of the Western Conference Semifinals against the Memphis...
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May 18, 2015  |  Discuss

Marreese Speights Out At Least One Week With Strained Right Calf

Marreese Speights will be out at least one week with a strained right calf. The Warriors said Sunday that Speights had an MRI exam that showed a moderate strain. Speights was hurt in the fourth quarter Saturday night of a 99-89 loss to Memphis.
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May 10, 2015  |  Discuss

Warriors forward Marreese Speights sidelined with strained calf

  Warriors reserve forward Marreese Speights has a strained right calf that could keep him out for the rest of Golden State's series with the Memphis Grizzlies. The Warriors said Sunday that Speights had an MRI exam that showed a moderate strain, and the forward will be re-evaluated in one week. Golden State trails Memphis 2-1 in the Western Conference semifinal with Game 4 on Monday...
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May 10, 2015  |  Discuss

Warriors forward Marreese Speights out with strained calf

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) Warriors reserve forward Marreese Speights has a strained right calf that could keep him out for the rest of Golden State's series with the Memphis Grizzlies. The Warriors said Sunday that Speights had an MRI exam that showed a moderate strain, and the forward will be re-evaluated in one week. Golden State trails Memphis 2-1 in the Western Conference semifinal...
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May 10, 2015  |  Discuss

Warriors Forward Marreese Speights Out for Game 4 vs. Grizzlies with Calf Strain

Already on the ropes, down two games to one, the Golden State Warriors will be without big man Marreese Speights, who is out with a calf injury. Jimmy Spencer broke the news on Sunday afternoon: Per @warriors: "Warriors forward Marreese Speights underwent an MRI this morning that revealed a moderate right calf strain." OUT for Gm 4. — Jimmy Spencer (@JimmySpencerNBA) May 10, 2015...
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May 10, 2015  |  Discuss

The Golden State Warriors Are Girlie Men Who Shoot Jumpers, And Other Moments Of Deep Hurting

Does Not Analyze The NBASo the Golden State Warriors are now down 2-1 to the underdog Grizzlies, and I spent most of the entire game wondering just who the hell was in their uniforms, especially in the first half, on defense. Not to throw shade on the home team, who are truly playing very well and all, but...> Stephen Curry and Klay Thompson went 6 for 11 from the freaking free...
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May 10, 2015  |  Discuss

Marreese Speights hurts right calf in 4th vs. Memphis

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) Golden State Warriors reserve forward Marreese Speights strained his right calf in the fourth quarter and will not return against the Memphis Grizzlies on Saturday night. Speights scored six points in 41 seconds in the fourth quarter pulling Golden State within 83-70 before he hopped to the sideline during a timeout. Then he walked gingerly to the locker room...
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May 09, 2015  |  Discuss

Marreese Speights Leaves Game With Strained Calf

Marreese Speights suffered a strained right calf in the Golden State Warriors' game on Saturday, the team announced. Speights left the game against the Memphis Grizzlies and did not return.
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May 09, 2015  |  Discuss

Anthony Davis gets back-to-back blocks on Marreese Speights

As the Golden State Warriors-New Orleans Pelicans first round playoff series shifted to New Orleans, it seems that Anthony Davis is ready to play some defense. In the third quarter of tonight’s game three, Golden State’s Marreese Speights appeared to have an easy lay-up but Anthony denied him not once but twice: Anthony Davis is incredible! *** Anthony Davis blocks [SB Nation...
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April 23, 2015  |  Discuss

Marreese Speights posterizes Glen Davis with monster jam (Video)

Golden State Warriors center Marreese Speights posterized Los Angeles Clippers big man Glen "Big Baby" Davis with a monster one-handed jam during the third quarter of Tuesday night's game at the Staples Center.Speights went right around Blake Griffin and threw down the powerful slam: Speights scored 13 points off the bench in the 110-106 Warriors victory.Video via NBA. This post...
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April 01, 2015  |  Discuss

Marreese Speights posterizes Glen Davis with baseline slam dunk

This Clippers/Warriors game on Tuesday night has been bananas. Stephen Curry already put Chris Paul on skates that got everyone on Twitter talking. Later in the game, Marreese Speights put it on Glen Davis on the baseline: Nice try, Glen. In fact, I was a little surprised he was able to get that high! *** Marreese Speights pic from Getty Images. Vine from the NBA.
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April 01, 2015  |  Discuss

Warriors C Marreese Speights on Wizards: We knew they would quit

By Gordon DixonThe Warriors picked up their sixth win in a row on Monday when they beat the Wizards 107-76 at home. Washington was down by just three at halftime. Then, Golden State came out in the third quarter and raised the intensity of their defense, allowing the Wizards to make just one shot from the floor in the period.The strategy helped turn a once-close game into a blowout...
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March 25, 2015  |  Discuss
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