Golden State Warriors WiretapNovember 2019 Golden State Warriors Wiretap

Stephen Curry Developing Comedy Show About Retired NBA Player Who Moves To Charlotte

Nov 25, 2019 12:11 PM

Stephen Curry and Will Arnett are working on an NBA-related comedy series, which is in development at Fox.

The show is titled "The Second Half" and is about a retired NBA player who moves back home to Charlotte, buys a car wash and struggles to reconnect with his father, daughter, ex-girlfriend, and childhood best friend.

Curry is an executive producer and appears in "Holey Moley."

Curry was primarily raised in Charlotte when his father played for the Charlotte Hornets.

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Steve Kerr: Basketball Players Who Grew Up Playing Soccer 'Are Better Passers'

Nov 23, 2019 3:29 AM

Steve Kerr said that he would make American youth basketball players play soccer to help them understand how to pass and move within a team setting.

Kerr added that too many players today emphasize beating defenders one-on-one.

“If I was the czar of American basketball I would make every player coming through the youth basketball program play football ... It translates directly (to hoops). The problem in basketball today the young players are coming up and they just try to beat everyone one-on-one with the dribble. They’re unbelievably gifted dribbling the ball but they don’t understand how to pass and to move. Which is what football would teach them," said Kerr on a recent episode of the Men in Blazers soccer podcast.

Kerr then pointed to Toni Kukoc as an example, saying that his understanding of passing and creating angles was influenced by soccer.

"Players who played soccer growing up, they’re better passers. Steve Nash. Unbelievable passer. Toni Kukoc was a beautiful passer ... And there’s no question in my mind that he was influenced by football. (Kids) understand the concept of triangles. They understand the concept of passing the ball, and cutting behind the man defending. That’s what football is. Find the angles, creating opportunities, creating scoring chances.”


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Warriors Assign Kevon Looney To G League As Part Of Rehab

Nov 19, 2019 4:33 PM

The Golden State Warriors have assigned Kevon Looney to the G League.

Looney has missed the last 13 games with a neuropathic condition that has complicated his recovery from a hamstring injury that sidelined him for the preseason.

Looney and the Warriors have consulted with outside specialists on his treatment.

Looney played 11 minutes in the season opener against the L.A. Clippers but left the game at halftime after aggravating his hamstring.

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D'Angelo Russell On Choosing Warriors Over Timberwolves: 'The Weather Is Way Better'

Nov 19, 2019 2:08 AM

D’Angelo Russell said that the California weather played a role in his decision to choose to sign with the Golden State Warriors over the Minnesota Timberwolves. 

“I thought the opportunity here was amazing … It was definitely something I was considering very strongly. But then when this opportunity came, the weather is way better, so that helped me ... I did my first winter in New York and that was tough. So to get the opportunity to go somewhere where it’s warm again, I think that played a major part in my plan," admitted Russell. 

Russell then added that his close friend Karl-Anthony Towns has to actively take a leadership role on the Wolves.

“He has to lead vocally on and off the court. Kind of attack that leadership role versus kind of coasting through. He’s got a taste of the playoffs and it’s something he really wants to do and continue to do with the core group of guys they have here."

Chris Hine/Star Tribune

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D'Angelo Russell Out At Least 2 Weeks With Sprained Thumb

Nov 16, 2019 5:18 PM

D'Angelo Russell will miss at least the next 2 weeks with a sprained thumb.

Russell suffered the injury during the Warriors' loss to the Celtics on Friday night.

Russell will be re-evaluated in two weeks.

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D'Angelo Russell Sprains Thumb, To Get MRI On Saturday

Nov 16, 2019 12:10 PM

D'Angelo Russell will get an MRI on Saturday after spraining his thumb during the Golden State Warriors' 105-100 loss to the Boston Celtics.

X-rays for his thumb returned negative.

"It sucks. I've said it before, you live that every day. That injury don't go away when you walk off the floor. It sucks to keep seeing guys go down, but we got that bug right now. So just gotta keep fighting, do all you can to stay healthy. But sometimes, s--- just happens," said Draymond Green about the Warriors' rash of injuries.

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Damion Lee Out At Least Two Weeks With Broken Hand

Nov 12, 2019 3:47 PM

Damion Lee suffered a non-displaced fracture of the fourth metacarpal in his right hand during the Golden State Warriors' loss on Monday to the Utah Jazz.

Lee will be reevaluated in two weeks.

Lee signed a Two-Way contract with the Warriors this past offseason.

The Warriors are already without Stephen Curry for three months with a broken hand.

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Steph Curry Expects To Return 'At Some Point In Early Spring'

Nov 12, 2019 1:55 AM

Steph Curry said he "definitely" expects to return at some point this season for the Golden State Warriors.

Curry, who broke his hand on October 30th, underwent surgery on November 1st.

"I definitely expect to be ready to play. I don't know when. At some point in early spring. Just a matter of the rehab process. I've never obviously broken anything and dealt with a hand injury like this. ... [But] I'm excited about the potential that the rest of the season isn't lost," said Curry.

Curry added that he's using the time off to work on his body.

"Kind of treating it like a mini-offseason where you have three months to work on your body. Obviously, get some rest, but build a new foundation for what type of player I want to be coming back from this injury, and hopefully not missing a beat in terms of my rhythm."

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Stephen Curry Could Miss Entire Remainder Of 19-20 Season

Nov 8, 2019 3:36 PM

Stephen Curry is unlikely to play again this season after suffered a broken hand, a team source tells Ric Bucher of Bleacher Report.

The source also said Curry's fracture was worse than originally thought.

Curry suffered the injury when colliding with Aron Baynes driving to the basket.

The original timetable offered by the Warriors following Curry's surgery was three months. The Warriors will almost certainly be far removed from playoff contention even with the three-month diagnosis for Curry. 

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Warriors Encouraged By Nerve-Related Tests On Kevon Looney

Nov 6, 2019 8:04 PM

Kevon Looney is expected to return to game action in the near future after undergoing a series of tests due to nerve-related symptoms. 

The Golden State Warriors will provide a timeline for his return in two weeks.

Looney signed a three-year, $15 million deal with the Warriors this offseason.

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Willie Cauley-Stein Turned Down $9M Deal From Hornets To Sign With Warriors

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Steve Kerr On Eric Paschall: 'He's Got An Interesting Game'

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Draymond Green Out With Torn Ligament In Index Finger, D'Angelo Russell Out With Sprained Ankle

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Dell Curry: Steph 'Absolutely' Wants To Play In 2020 Olympics

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Draymond Green Sprains Left Index Finger: 'I Couldn't Grip The Ball'

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Stephen Curry Out At Least Three Months With Surgery On Broken Hand

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