The Golden State Warriors are taking over unprecedented territory.And it's not winning an NBA championship. Sure, contending is a new thing for this regime, but they did that 40 years ago.No, this Warriors team is also taking over in a different area: Silicon Valley.While the Lakers and Clippers have Hollywood, the Knicks have Broadway, and the Heat have South Beach, the Warriors...
Golden State Warriors swingman and Finals MVP Andre Iguodala returns to his hometown of Springfield, Illinois to thank all the people who supported him growing up and to give them a close up view of his championship hardware. The post Andre Iguodala Returns Home a Hero appeared first on Hooped Up.
Andre Iguodala has taken his NBA championship hardware to Japan. The Golden State Warriors swingman is on a two-day tour of Tokyo, bringing along the Larry O'Brien trophy and the Bill Russell trophy, which he won as the NBA Finals MVP. Iguodala hadn't started a game in the 2014-15 season until he was inserted into the lineup midway through the finals. He ended up averaging 16.3 points...
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Apparently Silicon Valley appeals to Andre Iguodala's non-basketball interests. The 2015 NBA champion and Finals MVP will be speaking at TechCrunch Disrupt San San Francisco, according to TechCrunch. TechCrunch says Iguodala will be discussing "the life of basketball and business." Iguodala has reportedly received guidance from Warriors part-owner Chamath Palihapitiya and began...
On Thursday, the San Jose Mercury-News published an article that discussed Steve Kerr’s coaching plans for next season. The headline reads “Kerr doesn’t anticipate Iguodala starting for Warriors next season.” Obviously, the Mercury-News has a Twitter account. And, when a link to the article appeared on its timeline, the headline accompanied it. Well, the tweet...Read More
I often advise my teenage kids on a variety of issues in their lives. They listen … sometimes. They put my advice into practice far less. Anyway, one nugget I often pass along is that they should always think with their brains, not with their emotions. Consider every challenge you meet logically, I tell them. The fairest and best solution will follow. Now if I can only convince...
Kimmo Timonen played the seven of his 16 seasons in the NHL for the Philadelphia Flyers before being traded to the Chicago Blackhawks this year. Andre Iguodala, an 11-year NBA..... The post Kimmo Timonen, Andre Iguodala And Watching Familiar Faces Win In Foreign Places appeared first on The Sports Fan Journal.
When potential NBA Finals MVP Andre Iguodala left Game 5 late in the fourth quarter on Sunday night, many people noticed a familiar face celebrating with him near the Golden State Warriors’ bench. Why, yes, that was MC Hammer. Hammer, whose real name is Stanley Burrell, was born and raised in Oakland. He is a...Read More
One of the great and lasting truths of sports — any sport — is that imperfection is part of the equation. Imperfect human beings contest championships and tournaments, so the notion of a flawless game is essentially a mirage. (LeBron James, of course, comes very close to meeting that standard, but that’s another conversation for another day.) The key to athletic greatness...
The Golden State Warriors evened the series at two games apiece with their 103-82 win over the Cleveland Cavaliers in Game 4. 1. Speed Defeats Size After losing Game 3 and falling down two games to one, many wondered if Steve Kerr would make any changes to the rotation. The most obvious change he made was replacing Andrew Bogut in the starting lineup with Andre Iguodala. While...
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