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Agent: Klay Thompson is a better two-way guard than Kobe

TweetGolden State Warriors shooting guard Klay Thompson will be entering a contract year in 2014-2015 and if you believe his agent, Thompson is a better player right now than Kobe Bryant. According to agent Bill Duffy, Thompson — fresh off of playing a key role in Team USA’s FIBA gold medal performance — is the best shooting guard in the NBA right now. Duffy is widely known...
Via Los That Sports Blog
2 hours ago  |  Discuss

Festus Ezeli: ‘hungry, itching’ to get back on the court

It didn’t take long for Warriors assistant coach Ron Adams to develop a relationship with center Festus Ezeli. During one of their initial meetings, Adams told Ezeli that he worked with Chicago center Joakim Noah from 2010-13. “That was the first thing he sold me on,” Ezeli said Tuesday after a back-to-school event at the EnCompass Academy in Oakland. “Joakim is my guy...
Via Pro Sports Daily
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Report: Klay Thompson Prefers To Avoid Becoming Free Agent In 2015

Coming off an impressive showing in the FIBA World Cup of basketball, Warriors guard Klay Thompson is looking to cash in immediately. Thompson and the Golden State Warriors have until Oct. 31 to reach a new contract extension. Failure to do so would lead to Thompson becoming an unrestricted free agent.   RealGM is reporting via agent Bill Duffy that Thompson wants a max deal, and...
Via Thacover2
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Thompson 'Super Excited' Warriors Didn't Trade Him For Love

Klay Thompson was involved in trade speculation with the Minnesota Timberwovles and Kevin Love, but preferred to stay with the Golden State Warriors. "I'm super excited to be back," Thompson said. "I love the Bay Area. I love the Warriors, the fans. I just love our team. "I wasn't really pissed. I was more just worried about being traded, just because...
Via RealGM
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Klay Thompson Prefers To Avoid Becoming Free Agent In 2015, Seeks Max Deal

Klay Thompson and the Golden State Warriors have until Oct. 31 to reach a new contract extension. Faliure to reach a deal would lead to Thompson becoming a restricted free agent in 2015, a scenario he and his agent prefer to avoid. Bill Duffy is widely known to be demanding a maximum deal for Thompson and sees the shooting guard as the best two-guard in the NBA. "I don't...
Via RealGM
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Warriors, Jerry West Agree To Two-Year Extension

The Golden State Warriors have locked-in Jerry West until the 2016-17 season. West admitted that he considered retiring prior to his contract extension. The Warriors, who won 51 games last season, are only expected to get better as Stephen Curry, Klay Thompson, Andre Iguodala, David Lee and Andrew Bogut gain more experience with... The post Warriors, Jerry West Agree To Two-Year...
Via Hoops-Nation
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Stephen Curry and Kenneth Faried have shooting contest from bench

During Team USA practice, Stephen Curry and Kenneth Faried had a little shooting contest from the bench. They put up shots while sitting on the bench. Check out the video: I’m positive most of you guessed that Curry would win their little contest. This is why he has the green light to shoot anywhere. And if it were legal, I’m sure the Golden State Warriors would draw up a play...
Via That NBA Lottery Pick
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Stephen Curry, Kenneth Faried take shots from the bench (Video)

Stephen Curry and Kenneth Faried held an impromptu shooting contest while sitting on the bench during a recent Team USA practice session as they prepare to advance in the FIBA Basketball World Cup.Not surprisingly, Curry was able to sink a shot first. Did Faried even have a chance?On Thursday, Team USA plays in the tournament semifinals against Lithuania.Video via NBA. This post...
Via Holdout Sports
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Golden State Warriors: Trading Barnes and Iguodala

Golden State Warriors: Trading Barnes and Iguodala By Nekias Duncan: Lead Writer/Hoopstuff… It may be time for the Warriors to shake up their perimeter due to a few things: the improvement of Klay Thompson, the addition of versatile defender Shaun Livingston, the stagnation of Harrison Barnes, the pending extensions of Draymond Green and Klay Thompson, and the Warriors’ lackluster...
Via HoopStuff
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Golden State Warriors Sign Jrue Holiday’s Big Brother, Justin

Justin Holiday, the older brother of NBA All Star Jrue Holiday, was one of the standout performers in the NBA’s Summer League this year. His best game came against the Spurs when he dropped 29 points and grabbed 13 rebounds, and the Warriors saw enough from the young guard to earn him a spot on the roster for the upcoming year. Per the team’s official release: Holiday, 25,...
Via Standing O Sports
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Warriors Sign Justin Holiday

The Golden State Warriors have signed Justin Holiday. Holiday played for the Warriors at the 2014 NBA Summer League in Las Vegas, starting all five games and averaging a team-high 14.8 points to go with 5.0 rebounds in 22.8 minutes. Holiday, 25, played professionally last season in Hungary, where he posted averages of 12.2 points, 4.6 rebounds and 1.8 assists in 50 games with Szolnok...
Via RealGM
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Golden State Warriors: 3 Players To Hit Big Milestones In 2014-15

The Golden State Warriors are prepared for 2014-15 as a season to build on their successes from last year. The Dubs enjoyed an exciting little playoff run, taking the Los Angeles Clippers to seven games in the first round of the Western Conference playoffs. Mark Jackson’s Warriors eventually found themselves overmatched against Chris Paul, Blake […] Golden State Warriors: 3 Players...
Via NBA Draft Blog
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Golden State Warriors Sign James Michael McAdoo

To help round out the fringe of their eventual 15-man roster, the Golden State Warriors have signed James Michael McAdoo, Aaron Craft and Mitchell Watt to contracts, the team announced Tuesday. The terms of the contracts were not disclosed, but according to Marc J. Spears of Yahoo! Sports, McAdoo was signed to a one-year deal […] Golden State Warriors Sign James Michael McAdoo...
Via NBA Draft Blog
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Golden State Warriors: Trading Harrison Barnes For 2 Role Players

Golden State Warriors: Trading Harrison Barnes For Role Players By Mike Elworth: Owner and Publisher/Hoopstuff… Golden State Gets: Timofey Mozgov and Randy Foye Denver Gets: Harrison Barnes and Marreese Speights The Golden State Warriors have one of the best starting 5′s in the NBA, which is the core of the team. Stephen Curry-Klay Thompson-Andre Iguodala-David Lee-Andrew Bogut...
Via HoopStuff
20 days ago  |  Discuss

Stephen Curry: I want to be the best PG in the NBA

As the Golden State Warriors tinker with different offensive rinkles to free Stephen Curry up from all the pressure placed upon him, the smooth-shooting guard jumped right back into the fire with comments he made on CBS Sports radio this week. Curry told CBS Sports Radio’s Morning Show that he’s trying to establish himself as the premiere point guard in the NBA this upcoming...
Via Thacover2
August 16, 2014  |  Discuss
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