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Same old story for Rockets as defense struggles in loss to LakersESPN.com Updated 5 hours agoSame old story for Rockets as defense struggles in loss to LakersShare Tweet
Lakers exercise options on Randle, Russell, Nancenba.com 11 hours agoLOS ANGELES (AP) -- The Los Angeles Lakers have exercised their team options for the 2017-18 season on guard D'Angelo Russell and forwards Julius Randle and Larry Nance Jr.Share Tweet
Steven Adams Is Too Busy Watching ‘Anime’ To Care About A Warriors Gamedimemag.com 18 hours agoGetty/Shueisha The NBA’s regular season is 82 games. But when basketball media sinks its teeth into a story and refuses to let go, the season can feel like an eternity, as if we’re stuck in purgatory and surrounded by First Take guest hosts. For this se…Share Tweet
Kawhi Leonard Already Showed Why He’ll Be In The MVP Running This Year By Dominating The Warriorsdimemag.com 19 hours agoGetty Image Kawhi Leonard was the rain on the Golden State Warriors’ pre-championship parade. The Warriors were supposed to announce themselves as the dominant team in the NBA, an assemblage of talent the likes of which have never been seen, and Leonard…Share TweetUSA TODAY Sports So, the Warriors’ coming out party as a three-point bombing, defensive-switching, all-encompassing death star didn’t go quite as planned. They weren’t quite cohesive offensively or defensively on Tuesday night, and they let the San Anto…Share Tweet
The Cavs Championship Rings Include An Eternal Reminder That The Warriors Blew A 3-1 Leaddimemag.com 22 hours ago24-karat 3-1 trolling right there… (via Richard Jefferson's snapchat) pic.twitter.com/OUyKdeWaDV — Tommy Beer (@TommyBeer) October 26, 2016 You know, with the new NBA season underway, it can be easy to forget that the Golden State Warriors blew a 3-1 le…Share Tweet
So, The Warriors Got Their Asses Kickeddeadspin.com 23 hours agoLet’s briefly acknowledge all the required caveats: that this was just the first game of a long season, that recent history has proven super teams always take time to gel, that the Golden State Warriors are still going to kick tons of ass this year.Read…Share TweetJonathon Simmons with the SWAT on @NBAonTNT! #NBARapidReplay — NBA (@NBA) October 26, 2016 The San Antonio Spurs put a whooping on the Golden State Warriors on opening night, 129-100, ruining what was supposed to be the coming out party of one of the gr…Share Tweetdimemag.com 23 hours agoGetty Image Welcome to Hoop Dreams, a season preview unlike any other. The premise is simple: We’ll be providing 30 of these fictional forays because it simply stinks that only one team can win the title each year. The list of contending teams seems to …Share Tweet
Draymond Green’s Mom Is Already Mad Online About The New-Look Warriorsdimemag.com 24 hours agoGetty Image The Golden State Warriors, for all the talk of them being an unbeatable super team this year, were thoroughly chastened by the San Antonio Spurs at home, 129-100. The Warriors looked out of sync on both offense and defense, which is not that…Share Tweet
Gregg Popovich Gave A Hilarious Response To A Question About Life After Tim Duncandimemag.com Oct 25 (yesterday)Timmy D may be gone, but Coach Pop is back in action. — NBA on TNT (@NBAonTNT) October 26, 2016 Gregg Popovich did his first in-game interview on Tuesday night during San Antonio’s season opener against Golden State. TNT’s David Aldridge asked about the…Share Tweetdeadspin.com Oct 25 (yesterday)On Thursday, the Sacramento Kings will play their first game in a new arena that the city chipped in $255 million to build. They scraped together that money in 2013 in order to win an arms race with billionaire Chris Hansen and the city of Seattle. Hans…Share Tweet
J.J. Redick Has Some Surprisingly Insightful Things To Say About Race In Americadimemag.com Oct 25 (yesterday)Getty Image It’s no secret that the NBA is predominantly black, a reality that spurred The Undefeated’s Marc J. Spears to wonder what life is like being a white American – i.e. a “minority” – in the NBA. So he spoke to a handful of white players to get …Share Tweetnba.com Oct 24 (2 days ago)PHOENIX (AP) -- The Suns have waived former first-round draft pick Archie Goodwin.Share Tweet
Warriors, TNT to begin season with tribute to Craig Sagernba.com Oct 24 (2 days ago)NEW YORK (AP) -- The Golden State Warriors and TNT will begin the season with a tribute to sideline reporter Craig Sager, who is battling leukemia.Share Tweet
Kyrie Irving’s Iconic Game 7 Shot Has Been Immortalized With A Giant Banner In ClevelandWhen the Cleveland Cavaliers did the unthinkable and took Game 7 on the road against the Warriors to win the NBA Finals last spring, it wasn’t just LeBron James who came up huge in the clutch with a physics-defying block on Andre Iguodala in the waning …Share Tweet
The Lakers Are Planning On Wearing Their Best Throwback Uniforms EverGetty Image The Los Angeles Lakers have long had one of the best uniform sets in American sports. Purple and gold just pops, and they’ve had canny twists and variations on their theme with alternate jerseys through the years. Their aesthetic is so clear…Share Tweet
Lakers waive forward Yi Jianlian; Metta World Peace makes rosternba.com Oct 24 (3 days ago)EL SEGUNDO, Calif. (AP) -- Metta World Peace and Thomas Robinson both went into training camp with only a small chance of making the Los Angeles Lakers' roster.Share Tweet
Kevin Durant Is The Latest Superstar To Hit The Pit At Kanye West’s Saint Pablo TourMaybe, just maybe, Kevin Durant really chose the Golden State Warriors in free agency this summer so he could go to a bunch of concerts with his buddies. Maybe. Sure, there are some occupational perks for KD in Oakland, but he’s also taken his time on t…Share Tweet
Shootaround (Oct. 24) -- Knicks prep for a season of unknownsnba.com Oct 24 (3 days ago)Knicks begin season as great unknown | New dynamic in Spurs-Warriors | Clippers seek true home-court edge | Curry sticks up for GreenShare Tweet
Draymond Green shakes off criticisms from the Warriors' hatersESPN.com Oct 23 (3 days ago)Draymond Green shakes off criticisms from the Warriors' hatersShare Tweet
Rip Hamilton Claims His 2004 Pistons Could Beat This Year’s Warriorsdimemag.com Oct 23 (4 days ago)Getty Image The team the 2015-2016 Golden State Warriors most often got compared to was the 96 Bulls, for reasons too obvious to get revisited here. Scottie Pippen, however, didn’t believe there was any comparison at all, stating definitely that his 72-…Share Tweet
Steve Kerr Used A Bizarre Election Analogy To Pick His MVP Favorite This Seasondimemag.com Oct 23 (4 days ago)Getty Image Stephen Curry is the NBA’s reigning two-time MVP winner, the most recent of which he won by unanimous vote last season. But with Kevin Durant now on the Warriors, it likely won’t be a three-peat. Head coach Steve Kerr understands that realit…Share Tweet
Warriors exercise Looney's third-year optionnba.com Oct 23 (4 days ago)OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) -- The Golden State Warriors have exercised the third-year contract option on forward Kevon Looney.Share Tweet
Shootaround (Oct. 23): Devin Booker ready to rise with young Sunsnba.com Oct 23 (4 days ago)Devin Booker ready to rise | Nets hope to bounce back | Warriors have a "scoring" issueShare Tweet
Steve Nash Announces RetirementMar 21Stephen A. Smith discusses Steve Nash's retirement and his place among the greatest point guards in history.
Steve Nash On Decision To RetireMar 21Two-time NBA MVP Steve Nash discusses his time with the Lakers, legacy questions, and his decision to retire.
NBA Top PlaysMar 20Derrick Williams' posterizing, one-handed slam is the top play in the NBA.
The D'Antoni RevolutionMar 20Mike D'Antoni changed the game with rapid ball movement and spacing players on the court. The game has changed accordingly, but the man that brought this about is no longer coaching in the NBA.