Warriors coach Mark Jackson jokes that his family’s financial future depends on it. General manager Bob Myers turns to inspirational quotes not to dwell on it, and fans and reporters always question it.
For all the moves made and money spent, Golden State’s entire season is resting on two surgically repaired ankles recovering — and staying at — full strength through a grueling 82-game schedule. Read More
The Warriors had a tumultuous 2011-12 season laced with injuries and highlighted by trading one of the team’s most popular players.
The move that sent Monta Ellis to the Milwaukee Bucks for center Andrew Bogut raised enough ire among fans that they booed team owner Joe Lacob at a halftime ceremony honoring former Warrior icon Chris Mullin. The move also handed the reins of the team to Stephen Curry, who played in only 26 of the team’s 66 games last season due to recurring ankle problems. Read More
The Golden State Warriors on Sunday announced the architecture team chosen to design a new sports and entertainment complex in San Francisco for the team. The team is now in the final stage of negotiating an agreement with the multi-national collaborative Snohetta and the Fortune 500 firm AECOM, officials said. Read More
Mark Jackson’s second season as coach of the Warriors will tip off Halloween night on the road against the Phoenix Suns.
The Warriors went 23-43 in an abbreviated first season for Jackson due to a volatile labor situation that wasn’t resolved until just before Christmas.
But with a revamped roster that includes veteran center Andrew Bogut, acquired via trade from the Milwaukee Bucks, and veteran guard Jarret Jack to go along with rookies Harrison Barnes, Festus Ezeli and Draymond Green, the Warriors are expecting to put a better product on the floor. Read More
The Warriors reportedly will receive veteran point guard Jarrett Jack from the New Orleans Hornets as part of the trade that will send Dorell Wright to Philadelphia.
The Hornets received the draft rights to 2006 second-round pick Edin Bavcic in return. A 6-foot-11 forward, Bavcic, 28, was selected 56th overall by the Raptors and traded his rights to Philadelphia for cash the night of the ’06 draft. Bavcic, 28, played in Greece last season.
Bavic was originally thought to be coming to the Warriors in a swap for Wright, but that changed. Read More
Adding to a position of strength, the Philadelphia 76ers acquired small forward Dorell Wright from the Warriors, multiple media outlets reported Tuesday.
According to the Oakland Tribune, Philadelphia will send an "unidentified draftee" to Golden State. Read More
The Warriors introduced their three newest members Monday at their practice facility in Oakland, and while Harrison Barnes, Festus Ezeli and Draymond Green will contribute in their own ways on the basketball court, they do share a common trait that made them attractive to the team.
“We feel like in this draft we hired three great people that are very skilled at their profession, but that are also great character people,” Warriors general manager Bob Myers said. “I put these three up against any three in the entire draft as far as who they are and what they stand for.” Read More
The Warriors picked up one of the most talented offensive players in the draft by selecting North Carolina forward Harrison Barnes with the No. 7 overall pick of Thursday’s NBA draft.
Bob Myers, hired as the Warriors new general manager recently, said that his phone “almost blew up” when Barnes slipped to No. 7, because he wanted to trade up to get him.
“He’s one of the best people in the draft, and we think he’s one of the best players,” Myers told Comcast SportsNet Bay Area. Read More
Amid all the hype surrounding the Warriors’ announcement of their plan to build a new arena at Piers 30-32 in San Francisco in time for the 2017-18 season, co-owner Joe Lacob was sure to hammer home one point: Victories are still what matters most.
“Winning remains our No. 1 priority,” Lacob said. “And this arena is about winning. Just like the team on the court, it’s about winning for our fans.” Read More
The Warriors have made the playoffs only once in the past 18 seasons, and the team seemed committed to rebuilding mode this year.
The highlight of the strike-shortened season seemed to be the March 13 trade of Monta Ellis for center Andrew Bogut, who was injured early in the season while still with the Milwaukee Bucks and did not play a game for the Warriors all year. The front office touted the move as one for the future, though it did not play well with the team’s fans. Read More