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Klay Thompson, Warriors Agree Upon $70M Max Extension

Klay Thompson and the Golden State Warriors have agreed upon a four-year, $70 millon maximum contract extension.

The deal contains no options.

The Sacramento Kings reportedly made a late push to trade for Thompson by offering anyone other than DeMarcus Cousins or Rudy Gay.

Via Marc J. Spears/Yahoo! Sports

Klay Thompson, Warriors Hold No New Extension Talks

Klay Thompson and the Golden State Warriors have not held new extension talks ahead of Friday's deadline.

Thompson would become a restricted free agent in 2015 without a new deal.

The Warriors had an opportunity to acquire Kevin Love this offseason, but decided parting ways with Thompson wasn't worth it.

Steve Kerr said he remains "quietly confident" that a deal could get done.

Via Rusty Simmons/San Francisco Chronicle

Warriors Pick Up Options On Barnes, Ezeli; Decline On Nedovic

The Golden State Warriors have exercised their fourth-year rookie options on Harrison Barnes and Festus Ezeli.

The Warriors have also declined their third-year option on Nemanja Nedovic. RealGM reported on Wednesday that the Warriors were strongly leaning toward declining Nedovic's option.

Via RealGM Staff Report

Jermaine O'Neal Hasn't Ruled Out Continuing Career

Jermaine O'Neal is not ruling out returning to the NBA for his 19th season after just turning 36.

“I can say If I don’t do well with this “being a fan” thing then I will think about playing again this year!” O’Neal tweeted Wednesday. “To be continued on this!

“But as of right now I’m enjoying working out, being a business man, watching my daughter volleyball games, and training my son! Perfect.”

Bob Myers, O’Neal’s former agent, said last month that the big man “probably” would not be with the Golden State Warriors this season as it already has three centers in Andrew Bogut, Festus Ezeli and Ognjen Kuzmic.

Via Diamond Leung/Mercury News

Warriors' Co-Owner Apologizes For Using 'Hoodish' Instead Of 'Yiddish' In Email

Peter Guber expressed regret to team employees late Monday for listing "hoodish" as a language he planned to learn in reply to an email commending the franchise for having five international players on this season's roster. Guber said he meant to type "Yiddish," and did not realize his mistake until it was pointed out to him by a Warriors official.

Guber's email, which was sent from his phone and obtained by Yahoo Sports, came after the NBA announced in a news release earlier Monday that the league's 30 teams will have a record 101 international players from 37 countries and territories on opening-night rosters for the upcoming season. 

Guber responded to the email by writing, "I’m taking rosetta stone to learn Hungarian Serbian Australian swahili and hoodish This year. But it's nice."

Guber's initial email was sent throughout the franchise and construed as "offensive" by at least one team employee. Late Monday, Guber sent a follow-up email saying he mistakenly typed "hoodish" and regretted the error.

"Someone just brought to my attention that an email I responded to earlier contains the word 'hoodish,' which I don't even think Is a Word, and certainly not the one I intended to use," Guber wrote in the email. "I intended to type Yiddish. Either my mobile fone [sic] autocorrected or it was typed wrong. In any event I regret if anyone was unintendedly [sic] offended."

Via Marc J. Spears/Yahoo! Sports

Warriors Strongly Weighing Sixth Man Role For Iguodala

Although Steve Kerr appears to be leaning toward bringing Andre Iguodala off the Golden State Warriors' bench as the sixth man, the coach admits he has a dilemma.

 
 

"I could make an argument he's been our best player, especially over the last two weeks," Kerr said. "Right now in the scrimmages, he's the most impactful player that we have. The last couple of weeks, he has sort of determined who's winning (the scrimmage) depending on what side he's on.

"So from that standpoint, you could call me an idiot. If he's my best player and I'm not starting him, maybe I'm the one who's wrong. ... The argument is absolutely there."

Iguodala, 31, battled knee tendinitis last season, but Kerr expects to use the team's depth.

"He's an incredibly smart player," Kerr said of Iguodala. "He recognizes everything that's happening on the floor in front of him on both ends. And he's a leader, so he can run a team and get guys organized. He is an absolute joy to watch out there. I can't wait to get him in the game to see him, but we're trying to put the right combinations out there to help everybody and make the team its best.

"At the end of the day, we're always going to do what's best for the team and what's going to make us the best possible team, and we'll stick to that."


Via Diamond Leung/Bay Area News Group

Warriors' Lack Of Max Extension Offer Frustrates Thompson's Camp

Klay Thompson's camp is frustrated that the Golden State Warriors have not offered a maximum contract in their ongoing extension talks, according to sources.

Thompson and the Warriors face Friday's nearing extension deadline.

Joe Lacob has yet to become comfortable offering Thompson a maximum deal, sources said.

A source close to Thompson said any offer shy of a max would be "absurd" considering his improvement and the influx of money to come to NBA teams from the next television contract.

Thompson averaged 18.4 points, 2.8 3-pointers, 3.1 rebounds and 2.2 assists per game last season.

Via Marc J. Spears/Yahoo! Sports

Justin Holiday Earns Warriors' Final Roster Spot

Justin Holiday has earned the final roster spot for the Golden State Warriors.

Holiday last played in the NBA two seasons ago with the Philadelphia 76ers and was in Hungary last season.

Holiday was a standout for the Warriors' Summer League team this offseason.

Via Diamond Leung/Mercury News

Warriors Waive Craft, Kapono, Kilpatrick, McAdoo, Watt

The Golden State Warriors have waived guard Aaron Craft, guard/forward Jason Kapono, guard Sean Kilpatrick, forward James Michael McAdoo and forward Mitchell Watt.

The Warriors roster now stands at 15 players.

Via RealGM Staff Report

Sean Kilpatrick Signs With Warriors

The Golden State Warriors have signed free agent guard Sean Kilpatrick to a contract.

Kilpatrick, 24, earned First Team All-America honors as a senior at the University of Cincinnati in 2013-14, posting an American Athletic Conference-best 20.6 points per contest to go with 4.3 rebounds, 2.5 assists and 1.41 steals in 34 games.

The Warriors roster currently stands at 20 players.

Via RealGM Staff Report

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RealGM Radio: Arturo Galletti On NBA Season Over-Unders

In this two-part episode, host Daniel Leroux and Arturo Galletti of BoxScoreGeeks go through the over-unders for all 30 NBA teams for the 14-15 season.

Klay Thompson Prefers Security Of Extension Over Waiting For Cap Rise In 2016

Klay Thompson could sign a one-year deal next offseason and become an available free agent in 2016.

Warriors, Klay Thompson Apart By $2-3M Per Year In Extension Talks

Klay Thompson is seeking a maximum salary contract -- or close to it -- while the Warriors are hovering around a deal of $13 million per year.

Warriors Trade Seth Curry's D-League Rights To Erie BayHawks

Erie will provide Santa Cruz a first round pick in the 2015 NBA D-League Draft and the rights to guard Scott Suggs.

Kerr Remains Concerned About Warriors' Turnover Problem

Andrew Bogut agreed with Steve Kerr that the team has been flinging passes around, calling them "bad habits."

Warriors Expect Harrison Barnes To Benefit From New Offense

Harrison Barnes dedicated his offseason work to simplifying his game at the request of Steve Kerr.

Jason Kapono Agrees To Camp Deal With Warriors

Jason Kapono last played in the 2011-12 season for the Lakers.

Warriors Flush Plans For Arena Resembling Toilet Bowl

The Warriors have abandoned plans for an arena that resembled a giant toilet bowl.

Warriors Unclear On Jermaine O'Neal After Gauging Interest

Bob Myers recently talked to Jermaine O'Neal about his playing future but did not get a sense for the veteran center's standing.

Warriors Want To Sign Klay Thompson To Extension

Bob Myers preferred to keep the backcourt of Klay Thompson and Stephen Curry intact.

RealGM Radio: On The Pacific Division With Winter And Partnow

The three review the summer moves for all five teams including the ownership change for the Clippers and new coaches for the Warriors and Lakers.

Thompson 'Super Excited' Warriors Didn't Trade Him For Love

Klay Thompson preferred to stay with the Warriors.

Klay Thompson Prefers To Avoid Becoming Free Agent In 2015, Seeks Max Deal

Klay Thompson and the Warriors have until Oct. 31 to reach a new contract extension.

Leandro Barbosa Officially Signs With Warriors

The Warriors signed Leandro Barbosa to a contract on Wednesday.

Jerry West, Warriors Agree Upon Two-Year Extension

Jerry West recently told associates he was considering retring for good.

Warriors Sign Justin Holiday

The Warriors have signed Justin Holiday.

Bob Myers Signs Three-Year Extension With Warriors

Bob Myers has agreed to a three-year extension with the Warriors that will run through the 17-18 season.

Warriors Sign Mitchell Watt To Camp Deal

The Warriors have signed Mitchell Watt for training camp.

James McAdoo Signs One-Year Deal With Warriors

James McAdoo averaged 9 points and 5.4 rebounds for the Warriors in the NBA Summer League.

Leandro Barbosa Agrees To One-Year Deal With Warriors

Leandro Barbosa has agreed upon a one-year deal with the Warriors for the veteran minimum.
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