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.
Draymond Green is sticking with the Warriors, announcing Wednesday night that he would sign a new contract with Golden State.
Stephen Curry has surpassed LeBron James for the most popular jersey in the NBA.
He’s having a better Friday than you, sorry not sorry…
Stephen Curry came off the plane, lifted the Larry O’Brien Trophy as he walked down the mobile staircase and let the gold award shine in the California sun.
Back when you were playing ball the team mom used to drop off orange wedges and a case of Capri Sun. Chances are she didn’t talk more smack than anyone on the court. But your mom probably didn’t play college ball and chances are you aren’t one of the most feared defenders in the NBA.
Despite earning the most first place votes, Warriors forward Draymond Green had his pocket picked in the race for the National Basketball League Defensive Player of the Year honors Thursday.
The rest of the awards will be doled out over the next few days. The Warriors aren’t expected to be as competitive in the Most Improved Player or Rookie of the Year categories, but the other key individual awards could all go to the dubs.
The Warriors are used to being overshadowed by more successful neighbors from other sports, but despite World Series Game 7 stealing the spotlight from the tip-off for the 2014-2015 season, there is a lot to get excited about this year in Oakland. The team in now expected to make the playoffs, and be competitive once they get there. The Dubs are not expected to challenge LeBron and company for the title. But could they? Sure. Here’s what would need to go right for the Warriors to be contenders.
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.