Anyone who just watched the Warriors break a 40-year title drought knows that the team has a ton of players who deserve to get paid. But, thanks to contract timing and existing long-term deals, the team will take the court in 2015-2016 with a starting five – in terms of top salary – that does not include the reigning NBA MVP.
Iguodala didn’t start a game all season until Steve Kerr inserted him into the lineup in Game 4 after the Warriors trailed 2-1. That “small ball” move sparked a three game run that gave the Warriors their first title in 40 years.
The Golden State Warriors have won their first NBA championship since 1975, beating the Cleveland Cavaliers 105-97 in Game 6.
Houston Rockets center Dwight Howard will be suspended for the first game of the 2015-16 season after the NBA upgraded a common foul in the fifth game of the Western Conference Finals to a Flagrant 1.
Golden State coach Steve Kerr will rest Stephen Curry, Klay Thompson, Andre Iguodala and Andrew Bogut against the Denver Nuggets on Friday night.
For decades the Warriors have been known for a run-and-gun offense or downright lousy play, but post season accolade awarded to swingman Andre Iguodala is a sign of changing times in Oakland.
Stephen Curry scored 24 points and dished out nine assists, and the Golden State Warriors forced a decisive Game 7 by outlasting the Los Angeles Clippers 100-99 Thursday night.
Golden State Warriors center Andrew Bogut has a fractured right rib that could keep him out for the start of the playoffs — and possibly all of the postseason.
Andre Iguodala was apparently didn’t go home as happy as fans who got his bobblehead before the Warriors game on March 18th.
David Lee had 18 points and six rebounds, and O’Neal came off the bench to add 17 points and eight rebounds to lift the Warriors (39-24) a season-high 15 games over .500 with a relatively smooth win.