Nov 18, 2014 1:37 PM EST
Draymond Green is making just $915,000 this season as a former second round pick for the Golden State Warriors.
Green will become a restricted free agent this summer and figures to receive a substantial raise.
"You could make the argument that his value is somewhat like Taj Gibson's is to the Bulls right now," one NBA talent scout said. "He is seen as a part of the Warriors' main core. His value is very similar to that of Tayshaun Prince on Detroit's championship team. He will end up getting approximately $8 million per year in free agency based on similar comparables."
Green is looking forward to free agency.
"It'd be a lie to say I don't think about it," he said. "But I don't try to do anything different. If I did, everything is going to go wrong because I would be focusing on the wrong thing. I'd be stressed all year. Stress equals bad performances, which then would equal no contract. I really love it here. It's all I know about this league. As far as the money working out, if they want me to stay here, I know there's a way to keep me here."
Nov 17, 2014 1:24 PM EST
Klay Thompson would have entered the 2010 NBA Draft out of Washington State had the Los Angeles Lakers guaranteed they would take him in the first round.
Thompson returned to school for his junior season and became the 11th overall pick by the Golden State Warriors in the 2011 NBA Draft.
The Lakers had already traded their first round pick in the 2010 NBA Draft, though they did own the 38th pick from the Memphis Grizzlies.
Nov 14, 2014 4:54 PM EST
The Golden State Warriors assigned Justin Holiday and Ognjen Kuzmic to the Santa Cruz Warriors of the NBA Development League on Friday.
Both players will be in uniform for Friday's season-opening home game against the Los Angeles D-Fenders at Kaiser Permanente Arena in Santa Cruz.
Nov 14, 2014 2:07 PM EST
Mark Jackson discussed the Golden State Warriors and admitted he has not watched much of his former team, but the ex-head coach believes their turnover issues will not change quickly.
"They will be a team that’s going to have their share of turnovers because of that’s just the makeup,” Jackson said Friday on Bleacher Report Radio. “You’re not going to change that overnight."
Steve Kerr has been adamant this season that the Warriors must take care of the ball more consistently.
Stephen Curry has averaged the second-most turnovers in the NBA at 4.4 per game.
“Steph Curry is a great basketball player, but he’s not Magic Johnson," Jackson said. "And it’d be unfair to ask Steph Curry to be Magic Johnson the same way it’d be unfair to ask Magic Johnson to be Steph Curry. He has a gift, an ability to shoot the basketball, an ability to score the basketball, and he can play the point guard position, but it’s a different point guard position than Magic played. And he’s a guy that’s going to have some turnovers.
"Now he knows that can’t be 10 turnovers. That can’t be five turnovers. And he’s on a constant quest to continue to get better.”
Nov 12, 2014 6:27 PM EST
Aaron Craft is expected to decline an offer to sign with Partizan Belgrade to remain in the D-League.
Craft may receive a call-up to the Golden State Warriors, as they recently waived Nemanja Nedovic.
Nov 12, 2014 10:40 AM EST
Nemanja Nedovic was granted his release by the Golden State Warriors on Tuesday in order to sign in Europe to play regularly.
Nedovic has a deal lined up with Valencia in Spain and his agent has informed NBA teams he intends to stay abroad for the near-term.
Nedovic appeared in just 24 games for the Warriors last season and wasn't part of their rotation this season.
Nov 11, 2014 5:34 PM EST
The Golden State Warriors have waived Nemanja Nedovic, the team announced on Tuesday.
As a rookie in 2013-14, Nedovic appeared in 24 games and posted averages of 1.1 points, 0.5 assists and 0.6 rebounds in 5.9 minutes per contest.
Originally selected by the Phoenix Suns with the 30th overall pick of the 2013 NBA Draft, Golden State acquired the rights to Nedovic in a draft-day deal on June 27, 2013.
Nov 11, 2014 2:22 PM EST
Deron Williams and Stephen Curry on Monday were named NBA Eastern and Western Conference Players of the Week, respectively, for games played Monday, Nov. 3, through Sunday, Nov. 9.
Williams led the Brooklyn Nets to a 3-1 week that included wins over the Oklahoma City Thunder and New York Knicks. He averaged 20.8 points (eighth in the conference) on .569 shooting from the field (seventh in the conference) and added 7.0 assists (tied for fourth in the conference).
The Warriors posted a 2-1 week behind Curry, who along with the Los Angeles Lakers' Kobe Bryant paced the league in scoring at 30.0 points per game.
Nov 10, 2014 10:50 AM EST
Klay Thompson did not play in the Golden State Warriors' 107-95 loss at the Phoenix Suns on Sunday due to a sprained right hand.
X-rays were negative on the hand, and Thompson said he was sure he would play in the team's next game against the San Antonio Spurs.
The game was the first in which Thompson has missed in his four-year career.
Nov 07, 2014 4:13 PM EST
David Lee underwent an MRI on Thursday that revealed an aggravated strained left hamstring.
Lee will be re-evaluated in two weeks.
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