Fans petition to change name of Durant, Oklahoma to Westbrook, Oklahoma

It’s become a trend in the NBA world when a superstar leaves his team for a new one, that fans have to have some type of outrageous or loud gesture to show how angry they are. For LeBron James, it was burning jerseys. Some claimed to do the same for Dwyane Wade and Kevin Durant, but for Durant, we have something a little bit different. A Change.org petition is urging for the...
Via The Comeback
14 hours ago  |  Discuss

Warriors leaving KNBR after 32 years for FM station, flagship status

The Golden State Warriors have been on KNBR (680 AM) for more than a generation. But after 32 consecutive seasons (and 40 overall), the team is moving to a new radio home on the FM side of the dial. By moving to FM 95.7 The Game, the Warriors now have their own flagship station and will no longer have their broadcasts bumped to another station in favor of San Francisco Giants games...
Via Awful Announcing
16 hours ago  |  Discuss

James Harden lets Stephen Curry off the hook

James Harden’s new shoes have made Stephen Curry look like a visionary with his. By now, everyone has seen the atrocity that is James Harden’s brand new shoe. Once again, instead of making a basketball shoe that people will buy up, it’s another case of a superstar thinking everyone wants their awful fashion style. Somewhere […] James Harden lets Stephen Curry off the hook...
Via Blue Man Hoop
1 day ago

Steven Adams might ‘shoot some threes’ with Kevin Durant gone

“Always look on the bright side of life,” the Monty Python crew once sang. With Kevin Durant jumping ship this offseason, Thunder center Steven Adams is trying his best to follow that advice. In a press conference at the North Shore Events Centre in his native New Zealand on Wednesday, Adams saw the good that Durant’s departure might do for his game next season. “It isn’t...
Via Larry Brown Sports
1 day ago  |  Discuss

LeBron James: Ultimate Warrior shirt wasn’t a shot at Golden State

When LeBron James triumphantly stepped off the plane in Ohio after leading the Cleveland Cavaliers back from a 3-1 series deficit to beat the Golden State Warriors, much was made of how he was wearing an Ultimate Warrior shirt. Many believed James’ decision to don said shirt was his way of taking a not-so-subtle shot at the vanquished Warriors. But James recently explained that...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Golden State Warriors: Olympic Klay Thompson proves no need to change his game

“I’m not sacrificing (expletive), because my game isn’t changing.” That’s what shooting guard Klay Thompson told Yahoo Sports about his role with the Golden State Warriors following the acquisition of Kevin Durant. After Durant announced his move to the Warriors, many began to question where Thompson would fit within the star-studded lineup. How many shots might he have...
Via isportsweb.com
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Rio 2016 Olympic Games: Grading the Golden State Warriors

Now that Kevin Durant, Klay Thompson, and Draymond Green have won gold medals with Team USA at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games, it’s time to take a look at how they did and what it means for them going forward. With Rio 2016 now concluded, we take a look at how Kevin Durant, Klay Thompson, and Draymond Green fared and what they need to work on before the NBA season begins. Kevin...
Via Golden State of Mind
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Klay Thompson already tired of talking about Warriors ‘superteam’

Klay Thompson has a long road ahead of him as it pertains to dealing with the media given he’s admitted he’s already tired of fielding questions about the Golden State Warriors assembling a “superteam” with the addition of Kevin Durant. The Warriors are coming off a league-record 73-win regular season and with the addition of Durant, a repeat appearance in the NBA Finals...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Curry’s game-used mouthguard sells for $3,190 at auction

How much would you pay for something that Stephen Curry chewed on and slobbered all over for about 40 minutes? For one ambitious collector, the answer is more than $3,000. As ESPN’s Darren Rovell pointed out, Curry’s game-used mouthguard that was listed at SCP Auctions earlier this month sold on Sunday morning for $3,190. The bidding for the authentic piece of memorabilia ...
Via Larry Brown Sports
4 days ago  |  Discuss

How will you remember the Warriors' historically bittersweet 2015-16 season?

GSOM's new writers introduce themselves by sharing their memories from the 2015-16 season. Not too long ago, someone brought up the question of whether I'd rather the Warriors have Durant or back-to-back titles...and I realized that I don't think I'll ever quite get over that moment when Stephen Curry through a behind-the-back pass out of bounds in the fourth quarter of Game 7 of...
Via Golden State of Mind
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Kevin Durant: ‘I’m at my best if I don’t care if we win or lose’

New Golden State Warriors forward Kevin Durant has drawn a ton of criticism for deciding to leave the Oklahoma City Thunder for their conference rivals earlier this summer. Now, one win away from bringing home gold for Team USA at the 2016 Rio Olympics, Durant is looking to move forward with another accomplishment while setting his sights on an NBA title in Oakland. Unfortunately...
Via Sportsnaut
6 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: 2016-17 Warriors Dance Team Training Camp Candidates

Meet the Warriors Dance Team's 2016-17 training camp candidates.
Via YouTube
6 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Behind the Scenes of the 2016-17 Warriors Dance Team Auditions

Many aspiring dancers competed with hopes of earning a spot on the 2016-17 Warriors Dance Team. Get a behind the scenes look at the week-long audition process.
Via YouTube
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Team USA has a coaching problem

The United States men’s basketball team had another close call Sunday — its third in four days.The Americans beat France 100-97 to finish the group stage 5-0. The three-point win came two days after a three-point victory over Serbia and four days after a 10-point win over Australia in which the Americans trailed in the fourth quarter.The U.S. team that entered the Olympic tournament...
Via FOX Sports
11 days ago

WATCH: Steph Curry nails half court shot sitting at half court

We’re missing Steph Curry’s amazing shooting in the Olympics (well, the other countries aren’t missing it), but the back-to-back NBA MVP is still making ridiculous shots on the basketball court. Curry was at the Warriors Basketball Camp this week in Walnut Creek, California, and put on a show for the campers. Watch Curry hit a shot from half-court… while sitting down: ...
Via The Comeback
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Kerr concedes Warriors had to adapt around Curry injuries

Steve Kerr and the Golden State Warriors spent the entirety of the 2016 Playoffs trying to downplay Stephen Curry’s health issues. Now that it’s all over, Kerr can admit what most observers believed: Curry was hurting, and the Warriors had to adjust in light of that. Kerr told Monte Poole of CSN Bay Area that Golden State had to change up their plays a bit in light of Curry’s...
Via Larry Brown Sports
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Why the Golden State Warriors need Kevin Durant

The Golden State Warriors achieved unprecedented success in the 2015-16 season, torching the opposition to earn the best regular season record in NBA history and a spot in the NBA Finals for the second year in a row. In spite of many individual and team accomplishments, however, the Warriors will be forever haunted by the asterisk that sits next to their outstanding 73-9 record-breaking...
Via isportsweb.com
15 days ago  |  Discuss

J.R. Smith got married to Jewel Harris on Monday

J.R. Smith’s whirlwind offseason since winning the NBA title with the Cleveland Cavaliers continued earlier this week when he married Jewel Harris in a ceremony held near his childhood home in New Jersey. Great night @TheRealJRSmith and Shirley's wedding! #Congrats #MrandMrsSmith pic.twitter.com/MMtkRwOzLw — Klutch Sports Group (@KlutchSports) August 9, 2016 Several...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Kevin Durant, Amanda Weir snap photo at 200m butterfly event

Tuesday night was one of the most anticipated nights at the 2016 Olympics in Rio for the United States, and it did not disappoint, as Michael Phelps edged out rival Chad le Clos in the 200m butterfly final and took home the gold medal like a boss for his 20th career gold medal (one hour later he would win his 21st in 4×200 freestyle). The USA Men’s Basketball Team were lucky enough...
Via The Sports Daily
16 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Five things athletes should avoid on social media

Social media can be a beautiful thing, but sometimes when our favorite athletes keep it too real on Facebook and Twitter, thanks can go wrong. Thankfully, the fellas at Yardbarker are here to help, as we've got five things that athletes should shy away from when posting on social media.
Via Yardbarker Video
22 days ago  |  Discuss

NBA front office simulation has Warriors winning 83 games

After adding Kevin Durant to the mix during the summer, the Golden State Warriors head into the 2016-17 NBA season as overwhelming title favorites. Though, until the final product is actually on the court, none of us really know how good the two-time defending Western Conference champs are going to be. Vegas has its odds. We have our opinions. And now, at least one NBA front office...
Via Sportsnaut
22 days ago  |  Discuss

Ben Gordon wants back in the NBA, says he can still play at a high level

After not playing the 2015-16 season, Ben Gordon wants back in the NBA. The former Bulls, Pistons, Bobcats and Magic guard is playing for Great Britain’s men’s national basketball team, which is attempting to qualify for Eurobasket 2017 next month. Gordon, 33, appeared in training camp with the Golden State Warriors last offseason but was cut after two preseason games. He...
Via The Sports Daily
23 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Jason Terry on how you make and beat a super team

Few people have a better understanding of what makes a super team in the NBA better than Jason Terry. Jet sat down with the fellas in Las Vegas and broke down the history of great teams in the NBA and what the Golden State Warriors have in front of them. How do actually beat a superteam? Jet has the answers there too. Remember 2011?
Via Yardbarker Video
23 days ago  |  Discuss

Draymond Green offered $100,000 to star in adult film

Draymond Green’s Snapchat gone wild episode has, not surprisingly, prompted attention from the adult film world. The Golden State Warriors forward accidentally posted a picture of his nether region on Snapchat over the weekend — an action he originally denied. It didn’t take long for Green to fess up to what he called a mistake, telling the media he “pushed the wrong...
Via Sportsnaut
24 days ago  |  Discuss

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