Golden State Warriors’ Festus Ezeli to Undergo Arthroscopic Surgery

Golden State Warriors’ center Festus Ezeli hasn’t been considered an impact player to the team until this season. Since his addition to the Warriors back in the 2012-2013 season, he has yet to play in all 82 regular season games. In fact, during the Warriors’ championship run last year, Ezeli only participated in 46 games, where he earned statistics like a .547 FG%, nine assists...
Via The Sports Journal
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Warriors center Festus Ezeli undergoes left knee surgery

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) Golden State Warriors center Festus Ezeli has undergone arthroscopic surgery on his left knee to remove debris and is scheduled to be re-evaluated in six weeks. The defending NBA champions said Ezeli's operation was performed by Dr. Arthur Ting at the Fremont Surgery Center on Monday morning. The team said it expects him to return this season. Ezeli, averaging...
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Report: Lakers would fire Byron Scott to hire Luke Walton

The Los Angeles Lakers would reportedly fire Byron Scott if presented with the opportunity to hire Luke Walton as coach. Stephen A. Smith, speaking to ESPN LA’s Max & Marcellus show, said that the Lakers would get rid of Scott if it meant they could get Walton. “I’m hearing [Scott]’s gone if Luke Walton wants to come in and take the job next season,” Smith said. “That...
Via Larry Brown Sports
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Warriors' TV ratings double as record-breaking season rolls on

Even people who don't like the Golden State Warriors have to admit that watching them play basketball is a unique experience. Not only has the NBA never seen a team this good, it's also never had a team that's this incredibly entertaining to watch. The people have spoken, and they really love what they see: Television ratings are through the roof (via SBD):This shouldn't surprise...
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Curry's special All-Star kicks are the competition's worst nightmare

Steph Curry's shoe game is almost on the same level as his, um, actual game. The Golden State Warriors' MVP is shaking up the sneaker market with his signature Under Armour kicks, and it feels like only a matter of time before his shoe is the most popular shoe—if it isn't already.With the release of a special colorway for All-Star Weekend, Curry's ascendence to the top spot might...
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Warriors' Festus Ezeli undergoes knee surgery; timetable unknown

Golden State Warriors backup center Festus Ezeli will undergo surgery on his left knee, according to the team (via Rusty Simmons of the San Francisco Chronicle):There is no timetable for Ezeli's return, as the nature of the surgery is "exploratory":Ezeli, who has missed the past five games because of the knee injury, was ruled out until after the All-Star break last week. The third...
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Rockets-Warriors Preview

Another one of the league's top scorers is coming to town to try to help snap the Golden State Warriors' home win streak. James Harden has enjoyed some big efforts at Oracle Arena, but he and the Houston Rockets don't have fond memories of their last trip there. The Warriors look to make it 42 straight in the regular season at home Tuesday night in Harden and the Rockets' first...
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Luke Walton not entertaining head coaching offers until the offseason

For those asking if Luke Walton will become a head coach this season, forget it. He’s not going anywhere. According to ESPN’s Marc Stein, Walton is determined to see out this season in Golden State and not entertain head coaching offers until the offseason. The Warriors set the record for the best start to a season in NBA history at 24-0 with Walton serving as interim head coach...
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Report: Luke Walton will not consider coaching offers until offseason

The New York Knicks firing Derek Fisher as head coach on Monday led to immediate speculation that they might be interested in Luke Walton. Unfortunately for them, it sounds like Walton may not be ready to discuss coaching jobs just yet. ESPN's Marc Stein reports that Walton will not consider head coaching offers until the offseason: ESPN sources say Luke Walton is determined...
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NBA Efficiency Differential Rankings: Spurs, Warriors, OKC, Cavs, Raptors Remain Top-5

The San Antonio Spurs remain first in Efficiency Differential yet again with a mark of +14.2, ahead of the Golden State Warriors' +12.5. The Toronto Raptors remain fifth with a +4.7 Efficiency Differential.Week 15 Rankings 1. San Antonio: 14.2 2. Golden State: 12.5 3. Oklahoma City: 7.9 4. Cleveland: 6.0 5. Toronto: 4.7 6. Boston: 4.3 7. L.A. Clippers: 4.2 8. Indiana: 2.8 9. Atlanta...
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Remember when Skip Bayless claimed Derek Fisher will be a better coach than Steve Kerr

As many of you may already know, the New York Knicks decided they needed a change and fired head coach Derek Fisher. It seemed like the players started to tune out Fisher and the result of that is a five game losing streak. Meanwhile, Steve Kerr who chose the Golden State Warriors over the Knicks has his team gearing up for another championship run. That made me find the tweet that...
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Luke Walton, Brian Shaw Considered Top Long-Term Candidates For Knicks

Brian Shaw and Luke Walton are considered the top long-term candidates for the New York Knicks to replace Derek Fisher. Fisher was fired by the Knicks on Monday. Walton had an excellent run with the Golden State Warriors on an interim basis and is familiar with Phil Jackson and the triangle offense. Shaw was fired last season by the Denver Nuggets. Tom Thibodeau is also currently...
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Steph Curry trolls himself with Jordan face meme

Steph Curry had no choice but to get out in front of the Carolina Panthers’ loss to the Denver Broncos, and he did so by trolling himself. The North Carolina native is a big Panthers fan and has supported the team for years. He was one of their most high-profile fans throughout the Super Bowl run, even being brought out to the big game at Levi’s Stadium to bang the drum pregame...
Via Larry Brown Sports
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Check out Steph Curry's 'Crying Jordan' face after Panthers' epic SB 50 loss

Stephen Curry is a miraculous basketball sensation who, generally speaking, has very little to complain about. The Golden State Warriors are the best team in the NBA and he's on his way to a second-straight MVP and second-straight championship.But in his down time, Curry is also a huge fan of the Carolina Panthers, and when your favorite team loses in the Super Bowl it's basically...
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Warriors defeat Thunder, 116-108 for 41st straight home win

In a Super Bowl sized showdown, the Golden State Warriors and the Oklahoma City Thunder met for the first time this season at Oracle Arena on Saturday night. With rumors of Kevin Durant wanting to join the Warriors in the offseason he didn’t fail to disappoint. Durant had 40 points but it wasn’t enough as the Warriors defeated the Thunder, 116-108. Stephen Curry scored 26 points...

Hall of Fame coach: Stephen Curry is the best of all time

Lefty Driesell coached for parts of six decades in college basketball. He earned 13 appearances in the NCAA Tournament, making it as far as the Sweet 16 eight times. While acting as Maryland’s head coach, Driesell recruited the likes of Len Elmore, John Lucas, Buck Williams, and Len Bias, all of whom played under him with the Terps. Heck, Driesell originated the nationwide...
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Golden State’s Steph Curry Offers Advice To Panthers’ Cam Newton

The bromance that has formed between Golden State’s Steph Curry and Carolina’s Cam Newton has been one of the cooler storylines this season. Curry, who grew up a Panthers fan, has been rooting for Newton and his team every step of the way. Curry has regularly been seen wearing a custom Panthers jersey, and has even pounded the gong in a Panthers game earlier this season. On...
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Kerr tells players 'about time we got a close game' in win over OKC

The Warriors have played 50 games to this point of the season and have only lost four times, but what's been even more incredible during this historic run is just how many of them end up as complete blowouts by the time the evening is finished.Saturday night's win over a very good Thunder team was the exception, as Oklahoma City was tied with Golden State with under three-and-a-half...
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Stephen Curry congratulates Cam Newton, offers advice

Prior to his team’s win over the Oklahoma City Thunder on Saturday night, Golden State Warriors guard Stephen Curry congratulated friend Cam Newton on making it to the Super Bowl. Curry also offered up some advice to the Carolina Panthers quarterback just hours before he’s set to take on the Denver Broncos in Super Bowl 50. “Congratulations on all the success so far but...
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WATCH: Kerr told Warriors he was happy to have close game

The Oklahoma City Thunder pushed the Golden State Warriors a bit more than they’re used to on Saturday night, and Warriors coach Steve Kerr was quite pleased with that. During a timeout, Kerr told his players, “about time we got a close game to play in.” The Warriors have generally been beating teams by double digits. On this night, however, the game was tied with under...
Via Larry Brown Sports
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Golden State Warriors leave no doubt in win over the Oklahoma City Thunder

There was one regular season test left to truly determine if there was a team that would be able to crack the Golden State Warriors, and although the Oklahoma City Thunder came close, it just wasn’t enough, falling to the Warriors 116-108 in front of a star-studded crowd at Oracle Arena on Saturday night. Steve Kerr sent a message early, after the Warriors fell down 9-0, letting...
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WATCH: Steph Curry does 'Dab' on court on eve of Super Bowl

Golden State warriors guard Stephen Curry is a huge Carolina Panthers fan, and he did his best to show his support in Saturday night’s game agains the Thunder by dabbing during the game. It’s the first time we’ve seen Curry dab on the court, and we’re going to assume he did it to wish the Panthers luck in Super Bowl 50. Curry didn’t dab with the same passion that he...
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WATCH: Golden State Coach Steve Kerr Keeping It Real During A Huddle Saturday Night

Coaching the Golden State Warriors has been pretty easy for Steve Kerr. Most of the time his team runs away with it so eh doesn't have too much he needs to do other than tell his guys to keep it up. That was not the case Saturday night against Oklahoma City. For much of the game it was. His team took a 73-59 lead into the half, but the Thunder were not done.They pecked away at the...
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2 days ago  |  Discuss

Warriors Watch

CHASING HISTORY How the 2015-16 Golden State Warriors compare to the 1995-96 Chicago Bulls, who set the NBA single-season record with 72 wins. Warriors' record through 50 games: 46-4. Last result: Beat Oklahoma City, 116-108. Next game: Host Houston, Tuesday. 1995-96 Bulls' record through 50 games: 45-5.
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Golden State Warriors: Dangerous depth

A few days ago the Golden State Warriors beat the Philadelphia 76ers on a last second game winning shot. The shot was important for two reasons. The first reason is that the shot bailed Golden State out since the Warriors completely fell asleep at the wheel. They took their foot off the gas pedal and let the 76ers come back from a 24-point deficit and threaten to win the game. The...
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