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Golden State Warriors: The Klay Thompson crossroads

The Golden State Warriors kept Klay Thompson over Kevin Love. By doing that they feel that he gives them a better chance to win than Love does. Whether or not that’s true remains to be seen. However, if they truly feel that Thompson is a more valuable player than Love, that means they have to pay Thompson a max contract or risk losing him next season to free agency. What will the...
Via isportsweb.com
11 hours ago  |  Discuss

Warriors' Mark Jackson will call people who buy wife's album

Mark Jackson is going to extreme lengths to get his wife’s album to sell. Jackson’s wife Desiree Coleman Jackson, released a single called ‘Strip’ and check out Mark’s creative way of promoting it. Come on, man. Tweet me a pic of my wife Desiree Coleman Jackson’s new single “STRIP” purchased with ur phone #. I will personally call and Thank U! — Mark Jackson (...
Via BlackSportsOnline
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Mark Jackson Will Call You If You Buy His Wife’s New Single

Former Golden State Warriors coach Mark Jackson has a lot of free time these days. He doesn’t have to prepare for an upcoming NBA season as a head coach, and his gig as third wheel on ABC’s lead NBA announcing crew doesn’t pick up again until Christmas. In the meantime — and in addition to his sidewalk preaching duties — it appears Jackson has some phone calls to make....
Via Next Impulse Sports
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Clock ticking for Warriors, Thompson

With an expiring contract, rising stock, an astute agent and an employer that loves him, Klay Thompson is positioned to receive one of the largest contracts in Warriors history. The Warriors say they want to reward him. But giving him an extension before the Oct. 31 deadline, without first clearing salary-cap space, could force the team into the luxury tax in 2015-16. Not giving...
Via Pro Sports Daily
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Golden State Warriors: Thompson is worth max deal

Klay Thompson’s name was involved in multiple trade talks this off-season but let’s get one thing straight. Thompson wants a maximum contract from the Golden State Warriors and there is no reason why he should be denied. After earning a gold medal with USA at the FIBA World Cup, Klay Thompson’s next focus is receiving a maximum contract from the Warriors. Is he worth it? This...
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Golden State Warriors: Grading Curry and Thompson’s Performances for Team USA

Golden State Warriors: Grading Curry and Thompson’s Performance’s for Team USA By Josh Morgan: VP and Director of Content at Hoopstuff… During the World Cup only two NBA franchises had multiple players represent Team USA and they weren’t two marquee organizations like the Celtics or Lakers or even new “it” teams like the Cavaliers or the Heat, they were the Sacramento...
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2 days ago  |  Discuss

Warriors’ Marreese Speights pleads not guilty to DUI charge

Warriors center Marreese Speights pleaded not guilty Tuesday to a charge of driving under the influence stemming from his arrest in August in Tampa. A written not guilty plea was entered by an attorney at Speights’ arraignment, Hillsborough County State Attorney’s Office spokesman Mark Cox said Wednesday. Speights’ attorney did not immediately return a message seeking comment.
Via Pro Sports Daily
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Agent: Klay Thompson is a better two-way guard than Kobe

TweetGolden State Warriors shooting guard Klay Thompson will be entering a contract year in 2014-2015 and if you believe his agent, Thompson is a better player right now than Kobe Bryant. According to agent Bill Duffy, Thompson — fresh off of playing a key role in Team USA’s FIBA gold medal performance — is the best shooting guard in the NBA right now. Duffy is widely known...
Via Los That Sports Blog
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Festus Ezeli: ‘hungry, itching’ to get back on the court

It didn’t take long for Warriors assistant coach Ron Adams to develop a relationship with center Festus Ezeli. During one of their initial meetings, Adams told Ezeli that he worked with Chicago center Joakim Noah from 2010-13. “That was the first thing he sold me on,” Ezeli said Tuesday after a back-to-school event at the EnCompass Academy in Oakland. “Joakim is my guy...
Via Pro Sports Daily
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Klay Thompson’s Agent Says His Client is Better Than Kobe

Sharpshooter Klay Thompson is coming off a successful run in Spain during the FIBA World Cup. Some questioned Golden State for not pulling the trigger on a Kevin Love deal, but they refused to give up Thompson and we can see why. Thompson will be seeking a max contract soon, which his agent fully thinks he deserves based on his bold statement. Duffy is widely known to be demanding...
Via BlackSportsOnline
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Klay Thompson Prefers To Avoid Becoming Free Agent In 2015

Coming off an impressive showing in the FIBA World Cup of basketball, Warriors guard Klay Thompson is looking to cash in immediately. Thompson and the Golden State Warriors have until Oct. 31 to reach a new contract extension. Failure to do so would lead to Thompson becoming an unrestricted free agent.   RealGM is reporting via agent Bill Duffy that Thompson wants a max deal, and...
Via Thacover2
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Klay Thompson’s Agent: Thompson a Better Two-Way Player than Kobe Bryant

Golden State Warriors shooting guard Klay Thompson is one of the best shooters in the NBA.  His ability to lock up on the defensive end of the court on top of his silky smooth offensive game makes him arguably one of the three best shooting guards in the league. Thompson is fresh off a solid FIBA World Cup performance and is due for a contract extension. In today’s world of overpaying...
Via Standing O Sports
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Thompson 'Super Excited' Warriors Didn't Trade Him For Love

Klay Thompson was involved in trade speculation with the Minnesota Timberwovles and Kevin Love, but preferred to stay with the Golden State Warriors. "I'm super excited to be back," Thompson said. "I love the Bay Area. I love the Warriors, the fans. I just love our team. "I wasn't really pissed. I was more just worried about being traded, just because...
Via RealGM
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Klay Thompson Prefers To Avoid Becoming Free Agent In 2015, Seeks Max Deal

Klay Thompson and the Golden State Warriors have until Oct. 31 to reach a new contract extension. Faliure to reach a deal would lead to Thompson becoming a restricted free agent in 2015, a scenario he and his agent prefer to avoid. Bill Duffy is widely known to be demanding a maximum deal for Thompson and sees the shooting guard as the best two-guard in the NBA. "I don't...
Via RealGM
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Klay Thompson rises to NBA elite with golden offseason

Klay Thompson bound out of the celebratory Team USA locker room, his feet floating forward but his eyes focused downward on the new piece of memorabilia that he carried like a newborn. It was the kind of basketball you never bounce. Each of his NBA brethren on this American team that won the FIBA World Cup gold medal had signed the ball, and Thompson — a 24-year-old from the...
Via Pro Sports Daily
4 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Stephen Curry and Kenneth Faried have interesting shooting battle

Team USA is all about winning games and proving to the world why the United States of America is still the premiere force in basketball. But the team does tend to have it’s fair share of fun in between games. This video shows Stephen Curry, of the Golden State Warriors, competing in a shooting contest with Kenneth Faried, of the Denver Nuggets. It’s safe to say that Curry has...
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7 days ago  |  Discuss

Warriors, Jerry West Agree To Two-Year Extension

The Golden State Warriors have locked-in Jerry West until the 2016-17 season. West admitted that he considered retiring prior to his contract extension. The Warriors, who won 51 games last season, are only expected to get better as Stephen Curry, Klay Thompson, Andre Iguodala, David Lee and Andrew Bogut gain more experience with... The post Warriors, Jerry West Agree To Two-Year...
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8 days ago  |  Discuss

Stephen Curry and Kenneth Faried have shooting contest from bench

During Team USA practice, Stephen Curry and Kenneth Faried had a little shooting contest from the bench. They put up shots while sitting on the bench. Check out the video: I’m positive most of you guessed that Curry would win their little contest. This is why he has the green light to shoot anywhere. And if it were legal, I’m sure the Golden State Warriors would draw up a play...
Via That NBA Lottery Pick
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Stephen Curry, Kenneth Faried take shots from the bench (Video)

Stephen Curry and Kenneth Faried held an impromptu shooting contest while sitting on the bench during a recent Team USA practice session as they prepare to advance in the FIBA Basketball World Cup.Not surprisingly, Curry was able to sink a shot first. Did Faried even have a chance?On Thursday, Team USA plays in the tournament semifinals against Lithuania.Video via NBA. This post...
Via Holdout Sports
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Leandro Barbosa Officially Signs With Warriors

The Golden State Warriors signed Leandro Barbosa to a contract on Wednesday. Barbosa, 31, appeared in 20 games with the Phoenix Suns last season, averaging 7.5 points, 1.9 rebounds and 1.6 assists in 18.4 minutes per contest.
Via RealGM
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Golden State Warriors: Trading Barnes and Iguodala

Golden State Warriors: Trading Barnes and Iguodala By Nekias Duncan: Lead Writer/Hoopstuff… It may be time for the Warriors to shake up their perimeter due to a few things: the improvement of Klay Thompson, the addition of versatile defender Shaun Livingston, the stagnation of Harrison Barnes, the pending extensions of Draymond Green and Klay Thompson, and the Warriors’ lackluster...
Via HoopStuff
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Jerry West, Warriors Agree Upon Two-Year Extension

Jerry West and the Golden State Warriors have agreed upon a two-year extension through the 16-17 season. West had one year remaining on his original deal with the team and this new deal will be tacked on, for a total of a three-year commitment from this point. West recently told associates he was considering retring for good. According to multiple sources, West, along with coach...
Via RealGM
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Under Armour ClutchFit Drive

Golden State Warriors guard Stephen Curry showcases the new Under Armour ClutchFit Drive in the latest Foot Locker commercial. Featuring an upper engineered with UA ClutchFit™ Technology which acts as a second skin for extra lock down and added comfort. Underneath a full-length Micro G foam helps to cushioned landings while a herringbone pattern rubber outsole provides traction...
Via Hooped Up
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Golden State Warriors Sign Jrue Holiday’s Big Brother, Justin

Justin Holiday, the older brother of NBA All Star Jrue Holiday, was one of the standout performers in the NBA’s Summer League this year. His best game came against the Spurs when he dropped 29 points and grabbed 13 rebounds, and the Warriors saw enough from the young guard to earn him a spot on the roster for the upcoming year. Per the team’s official release: Holiday, 25,...
Via Standing O Sports
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Warriors Sign Justin Holiday

The Golden State Warriors have signed Justin Holiday. Holiday played for the Warriors at the 2014 NBA Summer League in Las Vegas, starting all five games and averaging a team-high 14.8 points to go with 5.0 rebounds in 22.8 minutes. Holiday, 25, played professionally last season in Hungary, where he posted averages of 12.2 points, 4.6 rebounds and 1.8 assists in 50 games with Szolnok...
Via RealGM
11 days ago  |  Discuss
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