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Steph Curry fires back after Kevin Durant criticizes Warriors offense

Kevin Durant has sent some mixed messages about what he wants in his basketball situation.He was the man in Oklahoma City, co-starring with Russell Westbrook in an offense heavily predicated on isolation basketball. In search of playing a more beautiful game, Durant left OKC in 2016 to join the Warriors

Stephen Curry commits to 2020 Olympic basketball team

Stephen Curry has committed to play for Team USA in the 2020 Summer Olympics in Tokyo. (KAZUHIRO NOGI/AFP/Getty Images)After Team USA’s disastrous seventh-place showing at the 2019 FIBA World Cup, team building for the 2020 Summer Olympics is getting off on the right foot.Golden State Warriors superstar Stephen Curry has committed to

Warriors’ Draymond Green reveals desire to retire from NBA in 10 years

For Warriors star Draymond Green, this offseason has been all about the Benjamins.First, Green agreed to a four-year, $100 million contract extension with Golden State, keeping the three-time All-Star from potentially entering free agency in 2020.Then last week, one of Green's first investments -- Smile Direct Club -- went public

Four Warriors listed among Sports Illustrated Top 100 NBA players for 2020

It seems nothing fires sports fans up more on social media than player rankings, especially when it comes to the NBA.Sports Illustrated recently took a stab at predicting the top 100 players for 2020 with the upcoming NBA season just over a month away.There are four Warriors among the field, but where they ended

Warriors, former teammates react to Shaun Livingston’s retirement post

What a career. Former Warriors point guard Shaun Livingston finally put a bow on a memorable 14-year NBA career Friday, when he announced his retirement from the NBA through his Instagram page.Story continuesIn fitting remembrance, the Warriors released a tribute video celebrating Livingston's five years with Golden State, which included three

Dennis Rodman calls Kevin Durant ‘selfish’ for his Warriors comments

Kevin Durant and Dennis Rodman don't have too many things in common. Let's find three: They both are really good at basketball, each has won multiple NBA championships and each one joined legendary teams and helped them win more titles. That's about it. The last item is what's most important, though.When Rodman

Kevin Durant rips into Warriors coach Steve Kerr’s motion offense

Kevin Durant has spoken. After ditching the Warriors for the Nets in free agency with little-to-no reasoning, Durant opened up on everything from his messy Oklahoma City exit to his Achilles rehab to his Warriors tenure. That includes how he fit into Warriors coach Steve Kerr's offense. Durant previously has said he

Kevin Durant: I never fit in like other Warriors

Kevin Durant‘s time with the Warriors was both extraordinary and extraordinarily short.In his three years there, Golden State won two championships and made another NBA Finals. Durant made an All-NBA first team and two All-NBA second teams. Usually, when a player and team reach anywhere near that level of shared

Dennis Rodman says Warriors’ Draymond Green is NBA player most like him

The Bulls dynasty was led by Michael Jordan and Scottie Pippen, but Chicago would not have won the latter three championships without the help and presence of Dennis Rodman.Stephen Curry and Klay Thompson formed the foundation of Golden State's more recent dynasty, but much like Rodman, the Warriors wouldn't have

Why Warriors’ Jordan Poole says Eric Paschall is ‘little like Draymond’

The comparisons between Warriors rookie Eric Paschall and All-Star forward Draymond Green are not new.Both are undersized forwards with relentless motors who were taken in the second round of the NBA draft.But fellow Warriors rookie Jordan Poole offered another reason why Paschall reminds him of Green."This is where I think Eric's

Warriors reporter targeted in Kevin Durant media tirade shares his side

A prominent member on the Warriors beat found himself in the middle of a media storm last season when Kevin Durant called him out by name in a press conference after the former Golden State forward took exception to an article written about his impending free agency. On the latest Warriors Insiders Podcast, The

Steve Nash shares why he believes Kevin Durant left Warriors for Nets

After seven seasons competing against Kevin Durant in the NBA, Steve Nash formed a close relationship with the superstar forward during KD's three years with the Warriors. The Warriors hired Nash, a Hall of Fame point guard and two-time NBA MVP, as a player development consultant prior to the 2015-16 season. The next season,

Damian Lillard in awe of Warriors’ 2019 West finals runs vs. Blazers

The Portland Trail Blazers entered the 2019 Western Conference finals with a lot of confidence.They had just knocked off the No. 2-seeded Denver Nuggets in seven games in the second round of the NBA playoffs, and felt they could compete with the defending champion Golden State Warriors.As you know by now,

How Eric Gordon’s extension could impact the Boston Celtics

The 2020 NBA free-agent class already wasn't looking too strong before the month of August. But with the month closing, it's now looking significantly weaker.The Golden State Warriors signed Draymond Green, who would have been one of the best free agents available next offseason, to a four-year extension worth about

Warriors announce coaching staff changes with eye to player development

The Warriors will look a lot different in the upcoming 2019-20 season, with a revamped roster and a brand-new arena. But there will be some changes to the coaching staff, as well.Golden State announced additions and changes to its coaching staff Thursday, which notably includes four new player development coaches:

Zaza Pachulia joins Warriors as consultant; Mike Dunleavy Jr. promoted

The Warriors basketball operations department is going to have a new (old?) face this season. On Thursday, the Warriors announced they are welcoming back Zaza Pachulia as a consultant. The Warriors also announced they promoted Mike Dunleavy Jr. from pro scout to assistant general manager.Dunleavy Jr. played for 15 seasons in the

Gilbert Arenas lived on $400 monthly budget during time with Warriors

Gilbert Arenas' NBA career did not begin as he imagined it would, and in a way, that brought about a premature end to his time with the Warriors.In a recent interview with Bleacher Report's Leo Sepkowitz, Arenas recounted his rollercoaster career as a professional basketball player, from his time entering