Golden State Warriors

Warriors in Japan: James Wiseman shines and more preseason opener observations

SAITAMA, Japan — The Warriors only had three training camp practices before a 10-hour flight across the Pacific Ocean. Their preseason opener tipped off while their adjusting body clocks still told them it was 3 a.m. This is a lucrative trip to Japan, with tourist benefits, but doesn’t cultivate the ideal developmental environment in the …

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NBA preview 2022-23 – Stats-based win projections for all 30 teams, and why a few contenders are slipping

After a busy summer in the NBA, what can we expect during the 2022-23 season? My stats-based win projections are back to help answer that question, at least during the regular season. One of the biggest challenges for statistical projections is how disconnected the NBA’s 82-game schedule has been from the playoffs. None of the …

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Warriors’ Stephen Curry says he spoke with Adam Silver about Robert Sarver discipline, calls impending Suns sale ‘exactly what should have happened’

9:18 PM ET Kendra AndrewsESPN SAN FRANCISCO — Golden State Warriors star Stephen Curry, speaking publicly on the Robert Sarver matter for the first time on Sunday, said he had private conversations with commissioner Adam Silver regarding the punishment handed down by the league to the embattled Phoenix Suns and Mercury owner. “(I) got (Silver’s) …

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Warriors practice notebook: Early look at Kevon Looney-James Wiseman center combination

Kevon Looney and James Wiseman spent the final portion of the Warriors’ first practice working together in a condensed setting. Dejan Milojević — the Serbian big man coach entering his second season as an assistant — had Looney and Wiseman posting up against each other. All the instruction was tilted in Wiseman’s direction, from both …

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Golden State Warriors veteran forward Andre Iguodala returning for 19th NBA season

1:04 PM ET Kendra AndrewsESPN Andre Iguodala will return to play his 19th season in the NBA with the Golden State Warriors, the veteran announced on his “Point Forward” podcast Friday morning. His return fill’s the team’s 14th roster spot heading into training camp. According to Iguodala, this will be his final season. “I’m going …

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NBArank 2022 – Ranking the best players for 2022-23, from 5 to 1

NBArank is back for its 12th season counting down the best players in the league. Where are MVP candidates such as Giannis Antetokounmpo, Luka Doncic, Joel Embiid and Nikola Jokic? What about rookies and young stars ready to take the leap into the upper tier of NBA players? To get the final NBArank prediction, we …

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Ime Udoka, Boston Celtics head coach, suspended for entire NBA season

CNN  —  Ime Udoka, head coach of the Boston Celtics, has been suspended for the entire NBA season for violations of team policies, the organization announced Thursday night. The team added that a decision on Udoka’s future with the Celtics will be made at a later date. His suspension was effective immediately. According to ESPN, …

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Golden State Warriors want to keep ‘all of those guys,’ GM Bob Myers says as trio of contract decisions loom

5:12 PM ET Kendra AndrewsESPN SAN FRANCISCO — The Golden State Warriors have several key players entering, or coming up on, contract seasons, but as it stands there’s no clear indication whether those extensions will be agreed upon any time soon. Jordan Poole has until Oct. 17 to come to a rookie extension deal but …

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Tim Hardaway, Manu Ginobili among those newly enshrined in Basketball Hall of Fame

Tim Hardaway took the stage and told a story of his early days in the NBA, when Golden State teammates Mitch Richmond and Chris Mullin would often ask him the same question. “They would ask me, ‘Tim, how great do you want to be?’” Hardaway said. They have their answer. So does everyone else. He’s …

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Warriors to work out Ben McLemore, more veteran free agents this week: Sources

The Golden State Warriors are bringing in several veteran free agents for workouts this week, including Ben McLemore, Elfrid Payton, Rondae Hollis-Jefferson and Kenneth Faried, league sources tell The Athletic. This has become common for the Warriors in the September lead up to training camp, as their established players filter back into the San Francisco …

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