Amid a series of tweets ranging from the NFL to healthcare, President Donald Trump also made an announcement: Stephen Curry’s White House invitation was withdrawn.“Going to the White House is considered a great honor for a championship team. Stephen Curry is hesitating, therefore invitation is withdrawn!” Trump tweeted Saturday morning.The
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Some people fear that the NBA is in danger of getting close to predictable. Golden State Warriors have won two of the last three Championships and came close to beating the Cavs in 2016, and they’ve only got stronger since then.Kevin Durant joined the team in summer of 2016 and
Kevin Durant got his wish: He moved from Oklahoma City last summer to Golden State last summer in order to win the NBA championship—it took less than a year to achieve that.Now, the Warriors look like they have the potential to go on and dominate for years to come, but
Having the NBA’s best all-round player on your team apparently provides no guarantee of financial success, as the Cleveland Cavaliers are finding out.A report by ESPN shows 14 NBA franchises lost money in the 2016-17 season. Nine of those teams made losses even after revenue-sharing was taken into account.Those teams
When the NBA season resumes next month and Golden State welcomes the Rockets to Oakland on October 18, Kevin Durant will be part of a defending championship team. In his first year after signing to the Warriors from Oklahoma, Durant won his first NBA ring and now heads into the new
[embedded content]This year marks the sixth contest between the San Quentin Warriors and a team made up of staffers from the NBA squad from Oakland. And despite Golden State Warriors GM Bob Myers dropping an impressive stat line of 32 points and 31 rebounds, it was the inmate squad from
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The Crossover is proud to offer our list of the Top 100 NBA players of 2018, an exhaustive exercise that seeks to define who will be the league's best players in the 2017-18 season.Given the wide variety of candidates involved and the deep analytical resources available, no single, definitive criterion
LOS ANGELES -- One retired jersey number just isn't enough for Kobe Bryant and the Los Angeles Lakers.
The Lakers will retire Bryant's No. 8 and No. 24 in a ceremony Dec. 18 during their game against Golden State, the franchise announced Tuesday.
Bryant wore No. 8 from 1996 to 2006, when
Golden State Warriors star point guard Steph Curry responded to a previous jab delivered by his teammate Kevin Durant regarding Curry’s Under Armour brand. The two had a conversation and apparently squashed any misunderstanding.Durant, a spokesperson for the global athletic brand Nike, told Bill Simmons on The Ringer podcast last
Colin Kaepernick’s stand against racial inequality and injustice has been a lightning rod, both in the NFL and politically speaking. A number of progressives support his right to sit during the national anthem as a demonstration of free speech and a call to action following a series of controversial police shootings. Many conservatives, however, have criticized
Golden State Warriors star Stephen Curry posted a quick message of support for free agent quarterback Colin Kaepernick on his Instagram story on Sunday afternoon.Curry was in attendance for the 49ers season opener against the Carolina Panthers and took a photo of the field with "#freekaep" as the caption below
NBA superstars on the move this summer has sparked talk of how hard it is for smaller market teams to land them. Plenty of teams were scared off of going in for Jimmy Butler, Kyrie Irving, or Paul George because they got word through agents and back channels that the player would
Some of us have a more fatalist viewpoint of the NBA than others. I definitely count myself more on the pessimistic side of things when it comes to thinking there’s team out there that is is going to be able to dethrone the Golden State Warriors.But I am way, way
All season long, Yahoo Sports will be discussing What’s Next in the NFL. Who are the next hot teams, players and coaches? We’ll let you know right here. But today, we look at the darker side of that idea: what if What’s Next is, there is No Next?Football’s here! Football!
Jeff Van Gundy was recently asked the following question about the 2018 first-round pick the Cavs acquired from the Celtics (via the Nets):
"Do you think Cleveland will move that pick and go for the championship or kind of play the long game?"
Van Gundy's answer was all about the Warriors.
Golden State Warriors star F Kevin Durant continues to take jabs at the Knicks -- this time aiming at owner James Dolan. In an interview with The Ringer's Bill Simmons, Durant believes the Knicks have plummeted because of how Dolan disregards basketball decisions. "Everything starts at the top, you have bad leadership,
The speculation will go on for another 12 months. With the option to leave Cleveland next summer, what NBA jersey will LeBron James be wearing in a year’s time?It is debated at the Quickens Loan Arena, in newspapers, in bars across the country, and on The Bill Simmons Podcast.
In the summer of 2016, the Warriors made good on an unprecedented opportunity. An artificial spike in the salary cap left even the best teams in the league with the potential to create max-level cap room. Golden State had eyes for Kevin Durant, whose free agency was, in itself, a
After a summer of superstar movement, it’s clear there is only one way left to compete for a championship in the modern NBA—you have to form a “superteam.” A duo simply won’t cut it anymore.Realistically, with the Warriors rolling out four top-20 players in their starting lineup, other teams need
Kevin Durant went on the Bill Simmons Podcast Friday and offered his support for Kyrie Irving, whose decision to push for a trade and the resulting move to the Boston Celtics has shaken up the league’s landscape.Durant said he saw similarities between Irving’s move and the one he made last
New York Yankees pitcher CC Sabathia was one of the first people to hear about the notion of a Players Weekend in Major League Baseball and he immediately loved it. When the MLB players union thought up the idea, around last year at this time, Sabathia was one of the first
Although it would pull the average age of the Cavaliers up considerably, Cleveland may have found a way to ensure LeBron James’ services past 2018.James, as is well known by now, has the option to skip town next summer, to opt out of his contract with Cleveland and join
The basketball world saw another sensational trade this week when Kyrie Irving got his wish, to leave Cleveland for Boston, while Isaiah Thomas went the other way.Irving issued a trade request earlier this summer, with reports that the point guard wanted to escape the giant shadow of LeBron James,