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Warriors top Nuggets in regular season finale

Having locked up the No. 6 seed in the Western Conference playoffs, Warriors coach Mark Jackson emptied his bench Wednesday night. He sent starting shooting guard Klay Thompson onto the floor with four reserves – point guard Steve Blake, small forward Harrison Barnes, power forward Marreese Speights and center Hilton Armstrong – to face the Nuggets in the season finale at Pepsi...
Via Pro Sports Daily
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Stephen Curry dishes insane behind-the-back pass to Steve Blake

While most of us know Golden State Warriors guard Stephen Curry for his amazing shooting stroke, he can dish out an incredible assist from time to time. During last night’s Warriors/Lakers game at the Staples Center, Curry somehow found teammate Steve Blake for the corner three pointer in the third quarter of play: It’s like he has eyes in the back of his head! *** Curry image...
Via That NBA Lottery Pick
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Lakers officially become worst squad in franchise history

LOS ANGELES -- Steve Blake can empathize. He was once in the locker room and part of the team down the hall from where he dressed with his new Warriors teammates. Blake appeared inside Staples Center as a visitor Friday for the first time to take on his old team since being traded by the Lakers to Golden State in February, helping the Warriors to a 112-95 win. The loss for the Lakers...
Via Fox Sports West
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Warriors' 16-0 run help them top Suns

Warriors head coach Mark Jackson sent Steve Blake to the scorer's table with every intention of subbing out Stephen Curry in the third quarter of Sunday's game. But the All-Star point guard campaigned to stay on the floor, despite his cranky quadriceps. Jackson sided with Curry, and he rewarded the decision with five points and six assists in a nine-minute, third-quarter...
Via Pro Sports Daily
March 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Steve Blake would like to stay with Warriors

Veteran point guard Steve Blake was very happy to play for the Los Angeles Lakers and had even earned the respect of future Hall-of-Fame guard Kobe Bryant. However, with Bryant out because of his knee injury and the Lakers going through a very poor season, they dealt Blake to the Golden State Warriors. The Warriors were looking for a player who can back up Stephen Curry and even...
Via Pro Sports Daily
February 28, 2014  |  Discuss

RealGM Radio: Leroux Talks Warriors With Matt Steinmetz

In this episode, host Daniel Leroux (@DannyLeroux) talks with longtime Warriors reporter Matt Steinmetz (@MMS_Steinmetz) about the team's present and future, including the recent addition of Steve Blake, Andrew Bogut's defensive impact, what to do with Harrison Barnes and Klay Thompson, Mark Jackson's future, and his unique method of defending Stephen Curry. Click here...
Via RealGM
February 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Steve Blake on Kobe Bryant: “He’s one of the best teammates I’ve ever had”

I think we can dispel all the “bad teammate” talk now. For years, Kobe Bryant has been described as a hard guy to play with. However, there’s no real evidence to backup this way of thinking. Aside from Smush Parker, who has almost made a second career from dissing Bryant, both former and current teammates rave about Kobe’s leadership qualities. Steve Blake is no different...
Via Lakerholicz.com
February 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Golden State Warriors to embark on a six game road trip

Golden State Warriors to embark on a six game road tripThe Golden State Warriors are off to the start they needed to get on after the all-star break, they have won all of their games this past week vs the Kings, Rockets, and Nets and on top of that, they added some help by trading for point guard Steve Blake from the Los Angeles Lakers Wednesday night, the Warriors are now taking...
Via isportsweb.com
February 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Kobe Bryant not mad with Lakers management for trading Steve Blake

“Not cool with @SteveBlake5 being gone AT ALL.” Those were the strong words Kobe Bryant sent out from his Twitter account after Steve Blake was traded to the Golden State Warriors on Wednesday night, leading to many people thinking that the Black Mamba was mad with Lakers management. However, it doesn’t seem like that’s the case. According to ESPN Los Angeles’ Ramona Shelburne...
Via Lakerholicz.com
February 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Lakers News: Mitch Kupchak explains why Steve Blake was traded

When the Los Angeles Lakers traded Steve Blake to the Golden State Warriors on Wednesday night, many people were confused and angry by the move, including Kobe Bryant. So, why exactly did the Lakers trade the point guard who has been with the team for the last four years? “As a person, as player, we loved him,” Lakers general manager Mitch Kupchak said on Thursday. “But our...
Via Lakerholicz.com
February 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Nets-Warriors Preview

Following Steve Blake's debut, the Golden State Warriors will try to build on what they considered one of their best victories of the season. The Brooklyn Nets hope to receive a boost from new addition Marcus Thornton, especially if Paul Pierce is unable to recover from an apparent leg injury. The Warriors go for their third straight victory following the All-Star break while...
Via AP on Fox
February 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Lakers Trade Rumors: Kobe Bryant upset after Lakers trade Steve Blake

Los Angeles Lakers star guard Kobe Bryant expressed his feelings on the Steve Blake trade to Golden State following Thursdays trade deadline and his exact words were "not cool." The Lakers acquired two reserve guards in Kent Bazemore and MarShon Brooks which saved them $4 million in salary/luxury tax money."It really got to the point where we needed to...
Via Sports Rumor Alert
February 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Breaking down the NBA trade deadline moves

The NBA trade deadline came in like a lion and went out like a lamb, as with most trade deadlines the speculation far outweighed the actual amount of moves that were made. While the majority of moves made by teams are inconsequential in the grand scheme of things, there were a few that may have implications for this season and many seasons to come for the teams involved. Here is...
Via Players View
February 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Blake begins with Warriors after trade from Lakers

Steve Blake arrived in the San Francisco Bay Area on Thursday afternoon, checked into a hotel and headed straight to Oracle Arena for the first time as a member of the home team. The Golden State Warriors hope he can learn his way around the court just as quickly. A night after the Warriors acquired Blake from the Los Angeles Lakers for reserve guards Kent Bazemore and MarShon...
Via AP on Fox
February 20, 2014  |  Discuss

NBA trade deadline: Lakers send Steve Blake to the Golden State Warriors

Looks like the Warriors long search for a backup PG for Stephen Curry has ended. Yes, they did trade for Jordan Crawford but he is more of a scorer than actually running PG duties. Image via: Wikimedia CommonsIn a season where trades have been "slow" compared to previous seasons, as the trade deadline came and passed it seemed like the major headline was the trade between...
Via Sports Rumor Alert
February 20, 2014  |  Discuss

VIDEO: Steve Blake all smiles during Lakers warmups, leaves moments later in suit after being traded

This is the harsh reality of the NBA: One minute you’re warming up for a game with a team who you’ve been with for the last four years, and the next – just like that – you’re gone. That was the case with Steve Blake on Wednesday night. Just over an hour before tip-off, Blake was informed that he’d been traded to the Golden State Warriors and had to change from his warmups...
Via Lakerholicz.com
February 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Kobe Bryant “not cool at all” with Steve Blake trade

Photo: L.A. Times And we all thought the Black Mamba would be mad about a Pau Gasol trade. Steve Blake was traded to the Golden State Warriors for Kent Bazemore and MarShon Brooks on Wednesday night and Kobe Bryant was not pleased. “Not cool with @SteveBlake5 being gone AT ALL,” Bryant wrote on his Twitter page on Thursday after the trade deadline had passed. “One of my closest...
Via Lakerholicz.com
February 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Steve Blake Sent to the Warriors for Two Players

D.J. O’Connor Golden State Warriors Writer The Golden State Warriors made a deal Wednesday night that will strengthen what has been an under-performing bench.  The Warriors acquired Steve Blake from the Los Angeles Lakers in exchange for Kent Bazemore and MarShon Brooks. Although the Warriors gave up two players for one, what they gave away in quantity they made up for in quality...
Via TopSportsReport
February 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Mitch Kupchak: The Lakers 'are not having a good year'

Kobe Bryant has never been shy about being vocal. He came to the aid of teammate Pau Gasol on multiple occasions during multiple trade rumors. On Thursday, he took to Twitter to express his thoughts on the player he dubbed "Vino Blanco," Steve Blake, being traded to the Golden State Warriors. "Not cool with @SteveBlake5 being gone AT ALL," Bryant tweeted. "...
Via Fox Sports West
February 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Kobe tweets his displeasure about the Steve Blake trade

As the NBA turned out the lights on the trade deadline today, Steve Blake of the Los Angeles Lakers found a new home with the Golden State Warriors. For those of you wondering how Kobe Bryant reacted to hearing that Blake was traded, it appears that he wasn’t exactly happy about it according to this tweet: Not cool with @SteveBlake5 being gone AT ALL One of my closest teammates...
Via That NBA Lottery Pick
February 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Kobe Bryant ‘not cool’ with Lakers trading Steve Blake

The Lakers made it pretty clear that they are rebuilding and aiming for the best draft pick possible when they traded Steve Blake to the Golden State Warriors on Wednesday for Kent Bazemore and MarShon Brooks. Blake wasn’t with the Lakers long enough to really become a total fan favorite, but his departure didn’t sit […]
Via Larry Brown Sports
February 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Kobe Says He Isn’t Cool With Steve Blake Trade

Even though the Lakers ended up saving a couple million dollars by dealing Steve Blake, Kobe Bryant is not happy about that deal: Not cool with @SteveBlake5 being gone AT ALL One of my closest teammates and psycho competitor GS picked up gem #smartmove — Kobe Bryant (@kobebryant) February 20, 2014 By all accounts, Blake was very well liked and a big part of the LA community...
Via BlackSportsOnline
February 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Kobe Bryant Seems Totally Thrilled With Steve Blake Being Traded To The Warriors

Hopefully somebody told Kobe Bryant that this trade was happening before it went down, but from the looks of his latest Tweet it doesn’t seem that way.   The Black Mamba took to Twitter to express how ‘not cool’ it is to have Steve Blake gone from the Lakers. Article found on: Next Impulse Sports
Via Next Impulse Sports
February 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Pacers Win Big, Acquire Evan Turner From Philadelphia

The trade deadline passed, with Steve Blake, Marcus Thornton, and Spencer Hawes being the biggest names that were moved throughout the week. We were for the Knicks and Clippers to swap Iman Shumpert and Darren Collison (with other pieces involved), but trades talks stalled, started back up, heated up, and ultimately failed to result in […]
Via Full Scale Sports
February 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Los Angeles Lakers: NBA Trade Deadline Moves

Although the Los Angeles Lakers were expected to make a few moves before today’s NBA Trade Deadline at noon, they only struck a deal with the Golden State Warriors. The Lakers sent point guard Steve Blake to the Warriors for shooting guards MarShon Brooks and Kent Bazemore. For the most part, it was an unexpected trade. Rumors had been swirling that the Lakers would trade Pau Gasol...
Via isportsweb.com
February 20, 2014  |  Discuss

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